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Adults-only Columbus vacation home with fireplace and kitchen

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Columbus, WI, United States of America

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 10 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • In a rural location
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Moraine Park Technical College - 14.6 mi / 23.4 km
  • Beaver Dam Raceway - 14.6 mi / 23.6 km
  • Little Amerricka - 15.7 mi / 25.3 km
  • Beaver Dam Mall - 15.8 mi / 25.5 km
  • Old Hickory Golf Club - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Angell Park Speedway - 16.7 mi / 26.8 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

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Guests

About this home

Travel back in time to a Romantic 1850's mansion for meetings, weddings, photo shoots, private events.


Romantic 1850's 3BR (Optional 4th Bedroom) Mansion near Madison majestically sits on the highest point in Columbia County on nearly two acres of manicured landscape.



www.TheGovernorLewisMansion.com



Governor James T. Lewis, the ninth Governor of Wisconsin (1864-66), led the state through the tumultuous conclusion of the Civil War.



The movie Public Enemies with Johnny Depp was filmed in this town.



Feather top on some of the beds. Allergic? LMK



The space

Italianate Mansion



1. Optional:

Enjoy a private 2 hour piano concert by Emmy nominated, professional musician & composer, Terry Sweet. $250 additional by request payment.



2. Optional:

Wine & Charcuterie board (individual) 2 hour service. $250 by additional request payment.



2. Small dogs ok. Pet deposit required.



3. Make new memories that will last for generations!!



4.There is a 2ND KITCHEN, with an electric stove & oven, full size refrigerator and sink and prep area for ADDITIONAL fee.



5. For additional rooms, there are 50+ available within 5 miles.



Step back in time to the innocence and romance of the 1850’s. This is the original home of James Taylor Lewis, 9th Governor of Wisconsin.



Located in the City of Columbus, just twenty minutes from Madison.



Renovated in detail to its original splendor, the Governor Lewis Mansion is open for stays, weddings, receptions, photo shoots, meetings, retreats and more.



This historical Mansion is set on 1.7 beautiful acres and holds many secrets and stories.



In short, there's simply not…a more congenial spot.



This is the perfect place to begin your story.



Feather top on some of the beds. Can be removed if allergic.



Meal service can be added for extra fee.



Located just 45 min from Wisconsin Dells OR just a few train stops on the AMTRAK Empire Builder line from Chicago.



Governor James T. Lewis, the ninth Governor of Wisconsin (1864-66), led the state through the tumultuous conclusion of the Civil War.



The Gold bedroom has Silk wallpaper from France. It is from the same company that made the original wallpaper.



Security cameras are recording video at the entrances to the home.



Guest access

Property based on reservation type.



Other things to note

Other meal service can be added/ extra fee.



The Johnny Depp movie, Public Enemies, was filmed in this town.



Columbus is the home of the largest antique mall in Wisconsin.



Columbus also has a Christopher Columbus museum.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Moraine Park Technical College - 14.6 mi / 23.4 km
  • Beaver Dam Raceway - 14.6 mi / 23.6 km
  • Little Amerricka - 15.7 mi / 25.3 km
  • Beaver Dam Mall - 15.8 mi / 25.5 km
  • Old Hickory Golf Club - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Angell Park Speedway - 16.7 mi / 26.8 km
  • Beaver Dam Lake State Wildlife Area - 17.1 mi / 27.5 km
  • Sun Prairie Ice Arena - 17.2 mi / 27.6 km
  • Sun Prairie Family Aquatic Center - 17.4 mi / 28 km
  • Sun Prairie Golf Course - 18.4 mi / 29.6 km

Getting around

  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) - 29 min drive
  • Columbus Station - 12 min walk
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The manager

Christine

Speaks: English

The home

Key facts

  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Bedroom - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower/tub combination
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Half bathroom - 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee grinder

Dining

  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Smart TV
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Boat on site
  • Kayak on site
  • Snow sports gear
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Porch or lanai
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace

Things to know

House rules

  • Caters to adults only
  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 10

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between guest stays.

Also known as

  • Vrbo Property
  • Romantic 1854 Governor Mansion Stays Wedding Event Columbus

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Culver's (10-min walk), Capri Steak House (10-min walk), and Sharrows Downtown (11-min walk).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as boating. Additional recreation nearby includes birdwatching and ecotours. Romantic 1854 Governor Mansion Stays Wedding Event also has a garden.