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Member since: 2010
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Brodhead, Wi: Maggie's Loft 1/1 Bed & Breakfast: You Make Both!

7 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Brodhead Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

NO SMOKING; NO PETS: 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Adorable, small, cozy one bedroom on the upper level of a Cape Cod home: hardwood floors with beautiful furnishings, updated living room, kitchen, bath, and bedroom. It will WOW you!

Living Room: 2 matching 'chairs and a half' plus ottomans. Each chair opens into a twin bed to give private sleeping space for more than a couple. Entertainment dresser, Cable TV, DVD, internet and WiFi.

Dining area off living room has drop leaf table that seats 4.

Kitchen is fully equipped and has new range, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher.

Newly tiled bathroom has shower, new sink and cabinet, and hair dryer.

Master bathroom: queen size bed with night stands, entertainment dresser, and TV ceiling fan.

Not your average rental. This apartment has Pizzazz and is chock full of character.

Keywords: Charming, delightful quiet retreat with decor galore. Sleeps 4. It's a B & B, without the breakfast! So much more fun than a motel. Smile, and say cheese! You're in southwestern Wisconsin's Green County - famous for Swiss heritage and ethnic cuisine, colorful festivals, and tasty local brews perfectly paired with award-winning cheese factory.

• Relocating, new job, or job transfer.

• Short or long term rental.

• Snow bird? Want to be back in WI for the summer?

• Coming to Brodhead area for High School class reunions, family reunions, family visit, wedding, honeymoon, second honeymoon, a funeral, or a quiet getaway from the kids?

• Great location: Brodhead, Green Co, WI: located on State Highway 11; 14 miles east of Monroe, 20 miles southwest of Janesville, 30 minutes straight south of Madison, and 45 minutes northwest of Rockford, Illinois.

• Home of Brodhead Cheesehead Chapter 431 EAA Airport

http://www.eaa431.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/2015-Calendar.pdf

• Bike on Sugar River State Bike Trail.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
beverlynewcomer (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

About beverlynewcomer

We love traveling, and rather than stay in hotels, we chose to find the B&B's in England, Scotland, N. Ireland, & Ireland; roms or hus rums in Norway and Sweden, the Gastzimmers in Germany, B&B in a barn in Austria, and chambre or pension in France and Switzerland. Each one created a memory. We'd like our new guests to leave, having created that memory.

beverlynewcomer purchased this bungalow in 1967

Why beverlynewcomer chose Wisconsin

Tom and I were born and raised in Brodhead, a wonderful community then, and a wonderful community now. We have owned the property for many years, and decided to convert it into a vacation property for others to enjoy as they visit Brodhead and the surrounding area. We have other vacation properties in FL, Egg Harbor and Bailey's Harbor, Door County, WI, and Lake Delton at Wilderness on the Lake. Since Brodhead has no motels, we decided to give Brodhead vacationers a place to be.

What makes this bungalow unique

You should choose to stay in Brodhead because of family & friends, or activities in and around the surrounding area. You might also be traveling through, or discover it when relocating here for your job . Whatever the reason, we know you'll love it. Guests have expressed their pleasure with the uniqueness of Maggie's Loft.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed here for six nights. We came for Cheese Days in Monroe and to visit relatives. How nice to have a sweet place like Maggie's Loft to retreat to after such busy events.



My list of what I real liked:

The comfortable bed

The roomy closet with lots of hangers

Lots of empty drawers to move into - hate living out of a suitcase

The nice kitchen with everything we needed.

The living room chairs turned into comfortable beds (my brother and his wife stayed one night)

Everything clean - lots of towels and paper products

Quiet neighborhood

Motion detecting night lights . . .

The attention to detail is much appreciated.

I would live here happily, and have done just that for six nights.

Thank you!
Sep 2014
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Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

Brodhead, Wi: Maggie's Loft 1/1 Bed & Breakfast: You Make Both!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 9 reviews
Arlington Heights
5

Such a comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

The loft was such a nice little place. The pictures are exactly as you see them, and decorated so nicely. It was very peaceful and quiet in a nice neighborhood and a great size for two. We have been to the area in the past, so was familiar with the area. It was very comfy and would love to stay again. The kitchen had an abundance of supplies. Thanks so much to Bev and Tom or such great accomodations.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved having you are our guest. Hope you will choose to return again soon. So happy you found our Loft to be enjoyable and feel our website portrays the true pictures of it.
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Merritt Island FL
5

Peaceful and beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

Loft as beautiful as pictures. Since my trip was not for pleasure, I enjoyed being able to escape to a peaceful and quiet area. I had a few questions and the owner or secretary responded immediately. Would love to stay again so I can visit more of the area. Did find time to visit a dairy and purchase great cheeses and ice cream. Thanks to Bev and Tom for comfortable, peaceful accommodations.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I reserved this home for New Years Eve. What a beautiful loft apartment with warm colors and very comfy furniture you never want to get up from. The loft is beautifully decorated with self-closing cabinents/drawers, beautiful dishes, comfy bed, nice wood blinds, and hardware floors. The view from the windows is wonderful, as the surrounding homes are well cared for. We would highly recommend this loft as the owners are warm and welcoming and the loft is one of a kind. Once you stay there, you will not forget it! The "warm feeling" it provides, becomes etched in your mind. Thank you forever, Maggie, for providing such a warm, welcoming spot to relax and dream.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maitland, FL
5

Comfy and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived at Maggie's Loft on a Saturday evening. Everything was just as described and pictured. The upstairs unit has it's own entrance with carpeted steep stairs. Once we opened the door we felt right at home. The size was perfect for the two of us. There is a nice walk-in closet with plenty of coat hangers. The apartment was very clean and very well appointed with an iron, hair drier, different choices of dishes as well as glasses and coffee cups. We used the property for 8 days as a central location to explore Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. We were not disappointed, and stayed busy the whole week taking day trips in all directions. Tom and Bev were excellent hosts with a wealth of information. We've made new friends, and look forward to seeing them again down our way.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you as our guests, and do feel we have new friends in you and Jerry. We both thoroughly enjoyed meeting for dinner as you traveled back to Brodhead from your 'travel agent Patty's' journey on Wednesday. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Maggie's Loft, and that you found lots to keep you busy with sightseeing in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. We miss talking to you each night and hearing of your day's adventure. Until we meet again ~ in Florida. Warmly, Tom and Bev
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Chicago, IL
5

Charming, modern and "homey"

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience staying at Maggie's Loft in Brodhead, WI. It is off the beaten path, quiet and exactly what we were looking for. It is on the second floor of a home (there is a tenant living below) in the quaint town of Brodhead. The owners were kind, accommodating and very easy to talk to when it came to answering my questions. Their kitchen was full of top of the line cooking utensils, coffee maker, appliances, garbage disposal, etc. They also had the apartment fully-stocked with cleaning supplies, clean towels and linens. The only thing we needed to buy was food to cook! They had high-speed wireless internet, which was helpful since I had very little cell phone reception (verizon) in Brodhead. They had 2 rooms with a TV in each room so my fiance and I could watch our own shows without bugging the other person. The shower had excellent water pressure. The heat worked wonderfully. I have nothing but positive thoughts about my experience staying at Maggie's Loft. I hope we can stay at another property in the near future as we had a great time. Brodhead has a Piggly Wiggly, 24 hour gas station, a few restaurants and a bowling alley. 20 minutes away in Monroe is our favorite market, Brennan's.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, Amy, you were delightful guests. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and expressed some very positive thoughts about it. It is always nice to hear people's thoughts, and receive comments, not only about the Loft, but about the area in general. Since this is a new venture for us in a small rural community, we love hearing what our guests have to say. Thanks for being our guests. We hope sometime in the future you will decide to come again. You will be welcome. We feel blessed to have had all such wonderful guests. Tom and "Maggie".
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4

Cozy and inviting!

  • 4 of 5

Maggie's loft left us with an excellent impression!! We booked last minute and the owners were more than accommodating. The loft is located only a few hours from Chicago, which makes it perfect for a quiet, weekend getaway!

The loft is VERY well decorated and very, very comfortable. We felt right at home! The owners are a very gracious couple--welcoming, accepting, informed, and seemingly always willing to help! They provided us with a breadth of information about Brodhead. The loft itself is immaculately clean and is as described here on VRBO. The photos actually don't do justice to the loft's incredible charm!

Although, the block that the loft is located on is somewhat lackluster, everyone was very friendly and helpful. The downtown area of Brodhead is full of little shops, restaurants, and a few pubs. Everyone that we ran into was so kind--a definite breath of fresh air from the chaos of the big city. To top it all off, the downtown area is within walking distance from the loft. We definitely enjoyed the peace and quiet and we would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review. We shall long remember Michelle and family as our very first guests in Maggie's Loft. They were delightful. We enjoyed chatting, while checking them in. Although the weather didn't cooperate perfectly, we are hopeful it didn't hamper their spirits, and they will choose to come back again. Tom and "Maggie".
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Brodhead Airport (C37)
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
on Main Street in business district, within walkin
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Lodi, Merrimac, WI
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Decatur Lake Golf Club
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Columbus Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 11
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
on Main Street in business district; within walkin
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Devils Head, Merrimac
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Madison, Lake Geneva, Williams Bay
Car: necessary

Brodhead Area Attractions

• EAA Airport - Private planes

• Bike Trail - Sugar River State - trail from Brodhead to New Glarus (Bike Storage Provided for Guests)

• SUGAR RIVER BIKE TRAIL: a 23-mile national scenic and recreational trail that runs from New Glarus (Little Switzerland) to Albany, Monticello, and Brodhead. You can bike or hike the Sugar River Bike Trail and area attractions. The trail has a limestone surface suitable for hiking, bicycling, snowmobiling, or walking. You will come upon a covered bridge. Deer, many species of birds, woodchucks, turkeys, and squirrels might also be along the trail. It's a peaceful and beautiful country area.

• Brodhead Railroad Depot – now a Historical Society Museum

• Bowling

• Camping

• Canoeing

• Cheese Factory - Decatur Dairy Cheese Factory

• Covered Bridge Replica – Jaycee Project

• Dancing

• Fishing – Raceway; Decatur Lake; Sugar River

• Go-Kart – Sugar River Raceway

• Golf - Decatur Lake 18 Hole Golf Course

• Half-Way Tree Historical Marker

• Horseback Riding -

• Parks:

Jaycee Park

Putnam

Veterans Memorial – 1st Center Avenue

• Swimming (Seasonal) – Pool is at Putnam Park

• Rustic Road

• Amish Community Stores:

Bakery

Furniture

General

Brodhead is:

15 mi to Monroe:

30 miles to Madison, WI or Rockford, IL;

90 miles Milwaukee, WI and Dubuque, IA;

100 miles Chicago area. • Attica – quaint, lovely, unusual eating, with fabulous food and hospitality

Nearby Attractions for day trips

• Dodgville – The House on the Rock

• Janesville - Tallman House and Rotary Gardens

• Madison – State Capitol; Vilas park Zoo;

• Monroe – the county seat with it’s historic Swiss architecture court house; brewery;

• New Glarus – historical community; brewery; famous Spotted Cow Beer; many areas of interest;.

• Galena, IL – antique and historic area

• Rockford, IL – Water park

and many other places of interest.


Brodhead has Piggly Wiggly grocery store, McDonalds, Subway, pharmacy, banks, restaurants/pubs, Clinic, bowling alley, apple orchard, cheese factory.

Brodhead is the headquarters for Kuhn North America (Kuhn-Knight) and location of its Midwest Distribution Center

and Manufacturing Facility. Stoughton Trailers and Woodbridge Corp also have locations in Brodhead. The local dCheesehead Brodhead Brodhead Chapter 431 EAA Airport (http://www.eaa431.org) has Feb 7 Winter Picnic, May, June and September fly-ins: (Pietenpol and MAAC).

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Rates & Availability

Brodhead Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
Fri,Sat
$650
$2,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$100
From
$125
Fri,Sat
$560
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 5.5%

PLEASE NOTE: VRBO INSTANT QUOTES ARE MOST OFTEN NOT CORRECT, unless it is for a full week. Please e-mail or call to verify rates for the dates you are interested in.

Rates are per couple, and an extra charge of $25 per person will be charged per day.

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Amenities

Brodhead Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 36 Inch Vanity and Medicine cabinet; Corner shower; Stool; Towel rack; Lovely decor.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) as shown in the pictures;, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) There are 2 'chairs and a half' with ottomans. Each open into a twin bed. Ottomans can be used to lengthen each. Plenty of bedding, pillows, blankets, etc.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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