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Black Point Estate

4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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We took the boat tour and Black Point Estate tour in the fall. The colors of the trees were amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shadw20
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Yorkville, Illinois
A Chance to See How the Other Half Lived in Early 20th Century

This was a chance to attend the inaugural Plein Air Art invitational held at Black Point. It... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
CyFyGy
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Wisconsin
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This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the boat tour and Black Point Estate tour in the fall. The colors of the trees were amazing but the estate tour was a bit long. Nice to see and do but could have been shorter.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This was a chance to attend the inaugural Plein Air Art invitational held at Black Point. It featured 8 artists painting live on site, interpreting the landscape and the architecture. Following the prescribed time, the paintings were judged and a prize awarded. For guests in...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This was a great stop for us on our visit. We were in town on a cold weekend and Blackpoint was the a perfect stop. Historical and traditional in many ways. It was a very interesting to visit.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Beautifully preserved original stuff from the house. It was cool to go over on a boat and then see the house. I would definitely do it again and i've done this two times now.

Thank Joanna K
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were on a road trip through Wisconsin with HQ at the Dells in a Time Share. Black Point Estate (Mansion) has all the elements of historical reviews of the local Very Rich inhabitants and their struggles through good and bad times. You'll love coming...More

Thank Jerry B
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had a passionate guide who obviously loved the history of the mansion. There are many unique parts to this tour and all of it was on foot so if you are unable to stand for over and hour this may not be for you....More

1  Thank Lee E
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It was like you were stepping back in time and it was amazing how well preserved all the furnishings are inside and outside.

Thank Pjb96
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was a great place to visit. Amazing to see things the way they were when the mansion was being used and hear all the stories of the family.

Thank Bettie B
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

An absolute gem. If you like house tours, this 1888 cottage is a must. It has all the original furnishings from 1888. Used only four months of the year and protected with trees on the shoreline it is rich in history. You can see via...More

1  Thank 725adrienne3
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It's beautiful historic property with a great, though fairly calm, backstory. We went with a large group and many had mobility issues, so they didn't get to e hoy the second floor, which is a shame, because they habe a fantastic hair wreath, and it...More

Thank Sandra F
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Sharon B
11 April 2018|
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Response from Lee E | Reviewed this property |
yes, we made special arrangements for the same reason. but parking is limited,so we had 3 cars for 16 people. it is a great tour but not a lot of places to sit down.
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Corbley
7 September 2016|
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Response from nswunder | Reviewed this property |
Tickets about $35. They do provide a military discount. Purchase tickets online or at the dock in Lake Geneva.
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jleroux76
6 September 2016|
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Response from swxokie | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Here is what is currently on there website if you haven't had a chance to look yet - May 3 — May 31, 2015 Weekends Only: 10:30 am and 12:30 pm Jun 1 — Oct 31, 2015 Mon - Thurs: 10:30 am Fri - Sun: 10:30 am and... More
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