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Black Point Estate

4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-1888
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This is a must see in Lake Geneva. A real gem!

An absolute gem. If you like house tours, this 1888 cottage is a must. It has all the original... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rochester Hills, Michigan
via mobile
Lovely views

It's beautiful historic property with a great, though fairly calm, backstory. We went with a large... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sandra F
Chicago, Illinois
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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
+1 262-248-1888
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank 725adrienne3
Reviewed 6 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

By agreement the only non-ADA access is by boat. The cruise portion of the tour was interesting as the pilot and the guide/bartender pointed out some of the "old" estates and the changes to them. Once we arrived at Black Point we had a climb...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did a lake cruise + tour. Very knowledgeable guides.. Glad it stopped raining and we got to tour the grounds.

Thank atterbren
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You take a great boat tour and Black Point is a bonus. You climb over 100 steps from the pier to a beautiful Victorian mansion. A docent takes you on a wonderful tour of the grounds and rooms inside. Much of it is in its...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This estate is reachable only by boat so we took the tour from the Riviera docks in town. That was wonderful and educational with a drop off at the Black Point dock. The climb of 125 steps was not all that difficult. The tour was...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The guides on the boat and at the home were very informative and professional. Many of the 19th/20th Century mansions have been demolished but Black Point and its original furnishings were saved for generations which makes it truly unique. Additionally the wall and floor coverings...More

Thank KC_travel_enthusiast
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My husband and I bought the boat tour from Lake Geneva to Black Point Estate. The tour of the house was great. The staff very knowledgeable. The boat tour to get there and back was also very interesting. The boat tour took about 45 minutes...More

Thank threegirlsmomWI
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The boat tour and mansion is worth the trip. If you are out of shape I sugget special arranges to see the house. There are over 100 steps from the boat dock.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the best tours we've ever been on. Captain Mike was excellent for the boat tour of Geneva Lake. Interesting and detailed information on houses on the lake shore. Once at Black Point, a wonderful tour given by guides who are obviously well versed...More

Thank icma45
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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.
7 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
12 July 2016|
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Response from Janice G | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase on sight. If a weekend I would purchase in advance. Lots of stairs. You need good legs.