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Address: 4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI
Phone Number: 262 248 1888
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Description: This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate...
This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
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Back in time

We very much enjoyed our visit to Black Point Estate. It felt like a trip back in time. As you will learn when you go, the family left many of their personal items along with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We very much enjoyed our visit to Black Point Estate. It felt like a trip back in time. As you will learn when you go, the family left many of their personal items along with the house to the state. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the house, the surrounding and the time period. Well worth the... More 

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Spring Green, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Loved our tour of this mansion, Guide was well educated on the family that Ives there and seemed like you took a step back in time!

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

beautiful estate. very interesting history of the family and the house. with the tour allowed more time. tour guide sounded like he could have talked hours about the history of the house and family. and i could have spent more time listening, and looking around.

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Cologne, Minnesota
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The boat tour out to the home was scenic and informative. Amazing and well kept home. Tour guide was very informative!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is amazing! I was SO concerned about the stairs when I read other posts. There are a lot of stairs but it was totally do-able! The mansion is lovely and the staff were very knowledgeable about the home and the family who lived there. The ride to get there was fantastic as well. Well worth the money!

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Majorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is well worth a visit to this lovely summer home belonging to the Seipp family. All original furniture and paintings Frank is a very knowledgeable guide and so friendly, nice man. You can visit with the cruise line from Lake Geneva and sail around the lake looking at other famous homes . This would be a three and a... More 

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Monee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I really wanted to see this estate, but, knew that neither my daughter nor I could climb the 130 stairs from the boat landing. I called Black Point and they allowed us to drive there. It is a beautiful home inside and out. It has gone thru generations and the last of the family to own it did not have... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a great property but the family that donated the home left everything. The caretakers have kept everything. It was hard looking at wonderful 19th century home and shag carpet, dishwasher in the kitchen. Just because the family left the home in a certain state I truly think you need to pick a time period and give the public... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I went on this tour last week with my preteen-aged child and a friend. Taking the boat from Gage Marina on a dreary and drizzly grey day, the boat portion was OK, however the tour operators on that end should do well to add more precise details as to which house we are to be looking at along the way... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you like history you'll love the this place. Be aware that you can only visit by BOAT! You take a Lake Geneva Boat Line trip and you visit Blackpoint as part of it. I have visited 3 times, and I'm ready to go again. Gorgeous property, high up, with a beautiful view of the lake. You need to climb... More 

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Address: 4270 Southland Rd, Lake Geneva, WI
Phone Number: 262 248 1888
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva

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