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Black Point Estate

4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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Love the property, tour is alright

This is a BEAUTIFUL historic estate, and makes you wish that these estates had not been subdivided... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kevin M
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Mundelein, Illinois
Experience How the Rich Once Lived

There are two ways to get to Black Point Estate—by boat or by car. We went by excursion boat and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pat L
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Florissant, Missouri
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This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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+1 262-248-1888
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"step back in time"
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"pristine condition"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a BEAUTIFUL historic estate, and makes you wish that these estates had not been subdivided over the years to overcrowd the lake. That aside, it is a fun tour to take during the day (you arrive by boat) and tour the first and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two ways to get to Black Point Estate—by boat or by car. We went by excursion boat and were dropped off at the white dock at the foot of the bluff. Out of view at the top of the bluff is Black Point...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This estate was donated to the state of Wisconsin and they provide the tours. Worth seeing if you have spare time while in the area.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We took the boat tour to get there and it was worth it. The tour guide held our interest with the stories about the family. A beautiful walk back in time.

1  Thank Heidi H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

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.

1  Thank Shadw20
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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

1  Thank CyFyGy
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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.

3  Thank josie23w
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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.

1  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

2  Thank Lee E
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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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