River Falls, Wis., house for sale on tree covered lot

One of the joys of small town living is that you don't have to travel too far from Main Street to find quiet and secluded homes for sale. Here are three conveniently located houses currently on the market that come with the natural beauty of forests and/or water.  

Wooded privacy in River Falls 

  • Bedrooms: three
  • Bathrooms: three
  • Square feet: 2,276
  • Year built: 1993
  • Acreage: 2.73
  • Asking price: $485,000

A beautiful Prairie School house on over two acres does not often appear on the market in western Wisconsin. This gorgeous home includes windows with custom art glass, a screen porch, an updated kitchen, refinished wood floors and a unique Jack and Jill bathroom. No square footage of this house is dead space as small corners double as cute sitting areas. 

Quiet but close to New Richmond Main Street 

New Richmond, Wis., house for sale on tree covered light
  • Bedrooms: four
  • Bathrooms: three
  • Square feet: 2,163
  • Year built: 1992
  • Acreage: 1.97
  • Asking price: $399,900

Sitting on a tree-covered lot, this house is perfect for one story living. The main floor includes the essential rooms along with a stone fireplace and a deck off of the kitchen. Meanwhile the lower level of the house has room for guests, a family room, an updated bathroom and access to the backyard patio. Outside there is plenty of space to hang hammocks or invite friends over to play lawn games. 

A river & woods paradise in Spring Valley 

Spring Valley, Wis., house for sale on river
  • Bedrooms: five
  • Bathrooms: four
  • Square feet: 4,598
  • Year built: 2001
  • Acreage: 31.7
  • Asking price: $1,250,000

This property has just about everything looked for in a home. The house sits on 30+ acres, which include forests, a restored pollinator prairie, a small orchard, a vegetable garden and 1,300 feet of river frontage. The house is lovely and inviting without taking away from the beauty of the landscape. The massive windows in the open living space direct attention outside. For those who want to feel even closer to nature, a small bump-out room that can be used as an eating nook has three walls of windows. Upstairs their is a loft and the master suite, which includes a one-of-a-kinds fireplace. Meanwhile the lower level has a separate guest entrance and a second kitchen.