The Old Lumberyard Garden Bluff Cottage in Mineral Point is nestled against beautifully planted rock bluffs in the midst of lush gardens. Enjoy the privacy of your own deck and front porch. The Garden Bluff Cottage has a Queen size bed, a King size whirlpool and a romantic fireplace. The cottage is decorated beautifully in coordinated blends of color and furnished in lovely antique style furniture with many unique accents. Hand sewn quilts, high quality cotton bedding, plush towels and luxurious herbal bath products are just a few of the many outstanding features we offer. The Garden Bluff Cottage is air conditioned and heated.
A stone walk through an arbor of sweet smelling honeysuckle and an old fashioned front porch greet you at this romantic Circa 1800's Miners Cottage. French doors open out onto a very private back deck that is enclosed by a 30 foot planted rock bluff. The dark, rich tones of the Queen size mahogany antique style sleigh bed contrasts beautifully with the creamy colors of the hand sewn quilts and mountains of pillows. Enjoy the serenity of a dancing fire in the fireplace from a cozy, overstuffed chair. Indulge yourself in the warm swirling water of a King size whirlpool.
Your cottage refrigerator will be filled with fresh fruit, juice and coffee cake. Microwave popcorn, tea/coffee, and hot chocolate are provided. The cottage is equipped with a microwave, coffee maker and refrigerator. Many of the buildings in The Old Lumberyard were built in the 1800's. The land that The Old Lumberyard complex is situated on is located in Mineral Point's Historic District, having the unique advantage of being conveniently close to the downtown area and also adjacent to the 40 mile Cheese Country Recreational Trail. Within walking distance you can browse through the Artists Galleries and Antique Shoppes, or catch a movie show or live theatre at the Historic Opera House.
While you are downtown Mineral Point, you might want to buy some of Hooks Award Winning Cheeses at their operating cheese factory. Or, you may want to take the walking/driving tour of the many outstanding historic homes and buildings in the Historic District. The Pendarvis State Historic Site is a must-see when visiting Mineral Point - with House on the Rock and Taliesin located minutes away. After enjoying the many sights that make Mineral Point a truly unique city, a luncheon or dinner can be had at the variety of restaurants available in Mineral Point. After a wonderful meal you may want to walk or bike the Cheese Country Recreational Trail. This former bed of the Milwaukee Road Railroad has segments of native prairie grasses and wildflowers, river valleys and streams with catfish and smallmouth bass. You may spot a bald eagle, deer or wild turkeys, or hear the calls of the Bobwhite Quail and the beautiful ballads of Songbirds. It is a 40 mile trail that takes you through the many sights that people of days gone by viewed from the window of the locomotive which operated from 1855 to 1985.
November, December, January through May - $200.00 plus tax per 2 night stay, third night would be $89.00
June, July, August, September and October - $250 plus tax per 2 night stay, third night would be $89.00