The Farmhouse


Farmhouse Modern - Minutes west of Madison, between New Glarus and Mt. Horeb. Now for the first time, our modern farmhouse is available for nightly and weekend rentals. On the National Register of Historic Places, it's farmhouse modern at it's Instagram best.

Reserve the Farm

2019/2020 - $190 nightly*

The original J.S. Donald Farm - A destination getaway, you are staying at your own private 25 acre retreat. This modern restored original farmhouse is the original Donald family farm, on the National Register of Historic Places, and is locally known as the original property that founded Dane County's largest park (Donald Park). The farm has been in continuous family ownership for 163 years (since 1855). The farm, as was common, had been rented to long term families since the 1920's, and is now available for private short term rental for the first time. It's truly an unforgettable experience. 

Sleeps up to 6. 

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms

(Main level includes a bedroom + bath with walk-in shower)

3 queen beds

Check in 4pm. Check out 10am.

What's in the house:

  • Full farm kitchen includes: refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, pots, pans, cooking utensils, spices.
  • Sheets and towels
  • Beds, blankets, pillows
  • 25 private acres to hike and explore.
  • Outdoor fire pit with free dry oak firewood. Do NOT bring outside wood.

What to bring:

  • Personal toiletries
  • Groceries 

*Rates do not include 5.5% WI state sales tax and $50 cleaning fee. 

Our Partners


Modern Farmhouse - 25 acres - Mt. Horeb/New Glarus

Lodging / Vacation Home Rentals / New Glarus, Wi, Mount. Horeb, Wi / Driftless Area Lodging

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