Wisconsin Log Lodge for sale that Embraces the Dream of Rustic Refinement. This luxurious 4,500 Square Foot Log Home incorporates sophisticated architectural character and unique rustic details throughout. Built in 1983, the exterior of this home combines rugged natural elements such as large stone piers and stone retaining walls and finishes, with wood look siding, custom window elements, gable roof lines with sculptured metal roofing, and skylights to create an enchanting facade. The wide front profile was designed to the site that slopes down to the lakefront. It presents a sprawling two story window wall and abundant lake facing windows, verandas enclosed by railings which extend across the front of the structure, decorative stairways, and an elevated deck. The deck features a screened gazebo for al fresco cooking, dining, and relaxing. These are just a few of the features that makes this one-of-a-kind home reflect the unique lakeside location, where the outdoor spaces are as important as the indoors. The entryway and sides of the home display more of the beautiful stone work in support pillars and the fireplace chimney, wide roof overhangs, second floor balconies, and beautiful handcrafted logs with the intricate character of saddlenotch corners with beveled ends, and attractive flexible sealant chinking. A paver walkway brings you to a welcoming covered front porch. The main level of the home flows naturally from the 7x14 tile floored Foyer, to an expansive story-and-a-half vaulted 20x30 Great Room. This dramatic lodge look living area, with exposed timber trusses, skylights, and a massive twenty-foot long fieldstone fireplace provides the ultimate retreat for entertaining large groups or small group private get-a-ways. The fireplace is equipped with a dumb waiter Wood elevator. This room is flanked by a 12x16 Formal Dining Room with oak hardwood flooring on one side, and a First Floor 12x30 Trophy/Bar Room on the lake side. The Trophy room is carpeted and features a Library, and a Wet Bar with granite counters, and Sub-Zero refrigerator. A few steps outside the Trophy Room is the outdoor deck where the Screened Gazebo takes center stage for outdoor entertaining. From the Dining Room there is easy access to the large 13x17 Gourmet Kitchen - the heart of the home. Here there are select cherry cabinets, tile floors, granite counter tops, a wet bar, and wine rack. Viking range, Viking microwave and two shelf ovens along with Jenn-air Dishwasher, Refrigerator and Refrigerator drawers (in the wet bar) are the upscale appliances every chef will love. Completing this floor is the private 16x20 carpeted Main Bedroom Suite with its own 11x20 lakeside Sunroom Atrium, and large walk-in closets. An 10x11 en-suite Bathroom features tiled floors, granite countered cabinetry with two sinks, and a 5x6 Jacuzzi with three shower heads. An additional 6x7 Guest Half Bath with tile flooring, a free-standing sink, and a pull chain commode is off the foyer. The Great Room, Trophy Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Main Bedroom, and Foyer all have views of the lake.. On the Upper Level you will find a 5x18 oak hardwood floored Hallway with a large storage closet and built-in book case. From here you enter into an 18x18 Loft Trophy Room overlooking the Great Room, where you can relax inside, or step outside to enjoy an 5x12 adjoining balcony. This room has a cathedral ceiling, oak hardwood flooring, and 8-foot glass front display cabinet and two 5x14 storage closets. Sharing the upper floor is a large carpeted 14x24 Bedroom with a cathedral ceiling, large storage closet, and a lake view; Along with a 7x8 Full Bath with a cathedral ceiling, oak hardwood flooring, and cabinetry with a decorative tile counter and sink. A 4x14 Walk-In Closet for lots of storage is also located on this floor. The Lower Level is fully finished and has a large 18x28 tile floored Recreation Room/Entertainment Center. If you have a large group to entertain, this multi-use purpose room is ready for relaxing, watching moves and playing games. It has a fireplace, a 12-foot counter with granite top, large sink and under counter Sub-Zero refrigerator, and a built-in entertainment cabinet. This room has a lake view, with walk out to more outdoor living space. Off the Rec Room is a tile floored 11x13 Office with a lake view, two built-in desks, cabinets, and tech center. A (third) 15x18 Bedroom with tile flooring and two large closets, and (fourth) 11x12 tile floored Bedrooms with lake view are ready for family or guests. A 6x24 Wine Cellar with tile floor and built-in racks, a 7x9 Full Bath with tile flooring, granite couter topped cabinetry, and a 5x8 Steam Room are also on this level. In addition you will find a 10x12 Laundry Room which has tile flooring, and features a 10-foot counter, deep well sink, cabinets, built-in shelving, clothes hanger, ironing center, and Maytag appliances. A 12x16 Store Room has a 9-foot counter, built-in storage shelves and a tile floor, and a 10x24 cement floored Mechanical Room contains the boiler, electrical panels, hot water heater, water softener, and lots of storage space. A paver pathway and stairway from the home brings you to a Lakeside Patio and a permanent Dock for launching your boats, a rip-rapped shoreline, and a sandy swimming beach. The manicured lawns feature beautiful stone retaining walls, and planting beds filled with flowering shrubs and perennials. Outbuildings include a 4-Car Detached Garage/Workshop and Dog/Run Kennel. The private driveways are maintained with decorative crushed gravel. If you are seeking a property where you can explore every outdoor interest from forestry, wildlife and fish habitat management -- Water and land-based silent sports like paddling, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing -- Motorized sports like trail riding, ATV and Snowmobiling -- Besides hunting -- The dense woodlands and sparkling waterways of this property will offer you just about any recreational activity you can think of. Schedule your private tour today.
Sale includes Lodge with 250.83 acres, Gibbs Lake, Little Chelsea Lake, Bullhead Lake, Three ponds - MLS 141019. Also available as the Lodge with 125.56 Acres, and Gibbs Lake, Little Chelsea Lake, and three ponds for $995,000 - MLS 168367
Ranch Map & Boundaries
Taylor County, Wisconsin - Approx 8.5 miles north of Medford on Hwy 13, left(west) on Cemetery Ave (just south of Chelsea) 0.5 miles; north on Fourth St, 0.5 miles; west on Quarter Ln approx 0.3 miles to subject driveway.