Mostly Timber Hunting Tract With Beautiful Home Near Sparta


This is county living at it's very best. A beautiful home with great views and plenty of acreage to fully enjoy. The house has an open design with an abundance of windows that allow great views in every room. The house has the master bedroom, master bathroom and a bonus/office area on the upper level. The main level has a large bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room. The main and upper level is a comfortable and efficient 1,704 sq. ft. in size and there is an unfinished basement for expansion if needed. There is a 14' x 16' sunroom for the ultimate in relaxing, entertaining, grilling and enjoying the views. The home has dual heating capabilities with a wood boiler and propane plus it also has a transfer switch so a generator can be used in a case of emergency. The attached garage is 24' x 22'. Major improvements have been made to the roof, siding, windows, air conditioner, air exchanger, furnace, water heater and both bathrooms in the last 5-7 years. The landscaping is stunning with the mature trees, colorful flower beds, and well-manicured lawn. The 36' x 50' pole barn is heated and insulated and includes an enclosed shop area for woodworking or projects of all kinds. A 30' x 27' extension was recently added for even more storage space for machinery, equipment, and materials. There are over 42 acres of woods which have a wide variety of trees including red oak, black oak, white oak, hickory, maple, cherry, aspen, apple, red pine and white pine. The property is enrolled in the Managed Forest Land (MFL) program for lower taxes. The expiration date for the MFL program is December 2018. There is substantial marketable timber on the property. There is a great trail system in place to get around the property. There are opportunities for excellent hunting for deer, turkeys, and grouse on the hilly and wooded terrain. The property is less than a mile from Sparta, 40 minutes from La Crosse, 2 hours from Madison and 3 hours from either Milwaukee or Minneapolis. Call me today to schedule a time to come see all this wonderful property has to offer.

Property Details

  • This is country living at it's best - beautiful home with great views and plenty of acreage to enjoy
  • The house is an efficient 1704 sf. with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and attached 14 X 16 sun room
  • The open design of the house with it's abundance of windows take advantage of the great views
  • The landscaping is immaculate with mature trees, colorful flower beds and a well-manicured lawn
  • The 36' x 50' pole barn is heated and insulated and has separate shop area and new 30' x 27' extension
  • There are over 42 acres of woods including red and white oaks, hickory, maple, cherry, aspen, apple, white and red pines
  • There is a great trail system to get around the entire property
  • Good hunting opportunity with plenty of deer, turkeys and grouse on the property
  • Hilly wooded terrain that is steep in some areas with elevation around 1,100'
  • Enrolled in Managed Forest Land (MFL) for lower taxes that expires at end of 2018
  • Feels secluded, but close to town
  • Located less than mile from Sparta, 40 minutes from La Crosse, 2 hours from Madison, 3 hours from Milwaukee and 3 hours from Minneapolis
  • Taxes were $5,002 in 2016
  • Parcel #'s 040-01244-0000 and 040-01247-0000

18691 Ideal Road
Sparta, Wisconsin 54656