Properties on the Market with Conservation Easements
As a service to those who protect their land with Mississippi Valley Conservancy, we occasionally have the opportunity to help landowners sell their conserved land by listing them here. When you purchase conserved land, you receive all the benefits and wisdom of the seller and our conservation team. And the rest of the world benefits, too.
The following properties are currently on the market. Click on the listing title to see the realtors' listings.
When people rave about the beauty of the Driftless Area, this 97+/- acre property is what they’re talking about! Located near world class trout streams and the fabled Kickapoo River, but with land like this, you will hesitate to leave. When you do, unique dining and shopping can be found 20 minutes away in the eclectic village of Viroqua. The larger river town of Lacrosse is just under an hour to the northwest.
42+/- acres is currently ag use and is leased to a local farmer who farms it organically. The sellers feel strongly about being great stewards of the land and this no chemical approach and pollinator plantings, has made the property a hub of activity for bees, butterflies, and birds.
Much of the remainder of the property is rolling hardwoods. 47 acres of the parcel is enrolled in Managed Forest Law (closed to public access) to help reduce taxes and aid in forest management. The owners have spent considerable time maintaining these wooded areas and the hard work has paid off. Established trails give easy access to much of property via ATV, horses or hiking. Winter brings cross county skiing and snow shoeing opportunities. Hunters will appreciate the scattered apple trees, ridgetop access and open areas to establish food plots. QDM is practiced in the area so the potential to harvest a good buck is certainly there.
The virtually new, 3-bedroom, 2 bath home is every bit as nice as the land and ready for you to move in. The 1284 square feet is a great size for a getaway cabin or a modest primary residence. It was designed to take advantage of the extraordinary views and to be energy efficient and low maintenance. Some of the premium features include cork flooring, standing seam metal roofing & geothermal heating and cooling. The kitchen features quarter sawn oak cabinets and there is ample use of cedar car siding and rare butternut boards throughout the interior.
The main floor offers the entry way/ coat room, dining room, kitchen, and a living room with a wood burning fireplace. Also, on the main floor are a bedroom and full bath. A screened porch and open deck overlooking the property are great places to hang out with friends. Up an open stairway, you will find the main bedroom with a private bath, double closets, sitting area and a private balcony. This suite is an ideal getaway spot if you are entertaining and need a minute to yourself. Also, on the second floor, you will find the 3rd bedroom.
The basement is unfinished but is roughed in for a 3rd bathroom and houses the laundry area. A double door opens to a walkout onto the yard and is ideal for bringing larger items inside for storage. Additional storage for lawnmowers, ATV’s, and equipment is offered by a nice 12x20 storage building.
This is one of those properties that is hard to forget. Get your offer in soon and you may get to call it your own!