Hipcamp host Dan S.
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The cabin is an off-grid, 12'X20' insulated structure, with a 7'X8' loft and a 12'X6' deck. The deck overlooks a small stream and a cattail marsh and is screened in when necessary during the bug season. It is in the center of our 90 acres and is very private but near to some rural houses, only our house is (barely) visible in winter and you might see some lights of on

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The cabin is an off-grid, 12'X20' insulated structure, with a 7'X8' loft and a 12'X6' deck. The deck overlooks a small stream and a cattail marsh and is screened in when necessary during the bug season. It is in the center of our 90 acres and is very private but near to some rural houses, only our house is (barely) visible in winter and you might see some lights of one other neighbor when the leaves are off the trees.

We are 1 and a half miles from the village of Belleville and 5 miles from New Glarus. The Badger State Trail runs across the western edge of our property. It connects with the Sugar River State Trail 8 miles away. Near by New Glarus has many shops, restaurants, Baily's Run winery and the famous New Glarus Brewery (tours daily). Everything can be easily reached by bike or, in season, snowmobile.   

The marsh is a haven for all sorts of birds and wildlife. Spring brings an abundance of winged migrators and returning residents. There are: sand hill cranes, red wing blackbirds, a number of ducks; buffleheads, mergansers, woodducks, blue winged teal and shovelers just to name a few. The American woodcock can be heard overhead most spring mornings and evenings. The spring peepers are a symphony on their own and they continue into early summer. The woods has many spring flowers and the fall colors are wonderful. In summer there are many song birds like: bluebirds, finches, orioles, humming birds, cedar wax wings, robins, cardinals and herons. Sitting on the screened in deck one can hear a kaleidoscope of bird songs and activity.

The cabin is off-grid, what that means is: there is no running water, only a chemical toilet (port-a-potty). A limited amount of water is supplied for drinking and washing. There is a sink with a drain in the cabin but no bathroom or refrigerator. There is a large cooler for your use. Very limited electricity. There is basic LED lighting and you will be able to charge your phones/devices. The power is supplied from batteries/inverter charged by solar panels on the roof. There are LED lights and a coffee maker. There is NO air conditioning but excellent ventilation and a small wood stove for heat. Firewood is provided for the wood stove in season. If you're uncomfortable or unfamiliar with a wood stove, don't stay here in the winter heating season. We furnish enough wood for one campfire an evening is included, more can be purchased for a small fee. DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN FIREWOOD. We don't want to have any new invaders introduced to our woods.

This is still considered "camping" so be prepared to bring camping gear: your own pillows, sleeping bag, food, drinks etc. The only things you won't need is a tent, the cabin is very cozy, warm on the cold days and cool on the warm ones and there is a picnic table, lawn chairs and a gas grill. There are a few spots around the cabin for tents if you have additional friends staying. There is an additional charge for additional guests but please be advised: any loud "parties" or disturbances and you will be asked to leave. Insects are a part of the woods environment, if you're afraid of bugs this may not be the right fit for you. We rarely have any real issues, so we're reluctant to use toxic chemicals to kill most (normal) bugs. Normal bug repellent is about all that is necessary.

Why we have this cabin; It's a way to share this special place that, judging from the artifacts found here has been a camping area for thousands of years. We want to let others enjoy the seasons; the return of the migrating birds, the spring peepers in the marsh, the fall colors, the silence of a winter day in the woods. To have a front row seat in the middle of, comparatively, pristine nature. Campers will have access to our trails for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and biking. (we would allow a snowmobile from the State trail to the cabin).

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Walk to listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send DAN a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Beaver Point Cabin in Wisconsin.

Forest
River, stream, or...
Wetlands

The vibe at Beaver Point Cabin

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Hipcamper Leah

A natures paradise

Leah D.
recommends this listing.
May 26th, 2020

Dan and his wife were great host. Their cabin was great experience. Very clean and well maintained. Its off beaten path but close enough town if you need anything. Saw deer, owls, wood chucks and plenty other wild life as we laid back having a fire enjoying the scenery and also including the beautiful view from patio overlooking the creek. We were right off badger state trail where we biked twice. Another day we went kayaking on a part of sugar river following their recommendations. They are very knowledgeable of the area and gave great advice to help make our experience great. We will be back. What a great time!

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Hipcamper Daniel

Birding and relaxation

Daniel W.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2020

The recently finished tiny home in Dans property was a wonderful, cozy, and beautiful experience. Dan was a great host and the visit was a great weekend escape.

Hipcamper Adam

Secluded but accessible fun!

Adam S.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2020

Dan was a great host with a positive attitude towards guests. You can really tell he has a passion for the outdoors and his land. We loved the seclusion, yet proximity to Belleview and New Glarus. The cabin and accommodations were excellent and the access to the golf cart made accessing our vehicle and the pond a breeze! Both of our kids had a great time and we're glad it ended up being a very family-friendly place :) We'll definitely come back.

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Hipcamper Susan
Susan D.
recommends this listing.
June 26th, 2020

Of primary importance to us, the cabin was very secluded and required a trip on a golf cart up a trail to get to the grounds. The golf cart was available at our discretion to go back and forth to the car and to a lovely pond where we cruised some more via a paddle boat.

The cabin grounds provided everything we wanted- a cool and dry place to sleep, a fire pit, a gas grill/stove for cooking. The most pleasantly surprising feature was the wonderful screened in porch off the back overlooking the creek and the marsh.

The host was very responsive and knowledgeable. Thank you, Dan, for sharing this lovely space.

Hipcamper Nick A.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2020
Hipcamper Emily H.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020
Property
Dan S.’s Land
State
Wisconsin
Country
United States
$80/night
1 Site
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