SOLD Lovely Catherine Lake chalet in quiet bay. 11501 S Cty Hwy Y, Solon Springs, WI

SOLD Beautifully maintained, up north lake chalet is located on 5 private acres and features 240′ of level sandy beach frontage on crystal clear Catherine Lake. This turnkey 4 bedroom, 2 bath home includes furniture, dock, boat, water slide, snowblower, and more. Gorgeous western lake views. Only a half hour to Hayward, one hour to Superior.

11501 S Cty Hwy Y, Solon Springs, WI. Near Barnes, WI.

The Source of the Saint Croix River (Solon Springs, WI)

Near Solon Springs, Wisconsin, the Saint Croix River begins as a small creek flowing from a wetland area just north of Upper Saint Croix Lake. From this same wetland, another small stream flows northward toward Lake Superior. That trickle eventually becomes the Brule River, a world-famous destination for paddlers and anglers.

Imagine a single raindrop that falls precisely in the center of this headwaters area and strikes the edge of a certain alder leaf. After the raindrop splits in two, its northern half travels down the Brule and through all of the Great Lakes before eventually ending up in the Atlantic. Its southern half travels down the Saint Croix River and the Mississippi all the way to Gulf of Mexico. (In theory. In reality, of course, it’s all one big sponge that leaks from both ends.)

The best way to explore this special place without becoming trapped in hip-deep mud while being attacked by bloodthirsty mosquitos? Dress warmly and hike in on a January morning when the temperature is below zero. Or, if that’s not for you, then just sit back and enjoy the video.

Finally… To learn about the cabins and lake homes for sale on Upper Saint Croix Lake, give me a call at 218-590-6634. You can also visit my website at www.jeanhedrenrealtor.com. Or, you can reach me at jeanhedren@edinarealty.com.

Just Sold: 11224 S Beach Avenue, Solon Springs, WI.

Just Sold: 11224 S Beach Avenue, Solon Springs, WI.

The real estate market in Northwest Wisconsin is heating up, and this has been one of my busiest spring seasons ever. Here’s another in a series of “just sold” posts.

I love this home’s sandy, level frontage and its great location on Upper Saint Croix Lake. I’m betting its new owners will, too.

To learn more about the homes, cabins, and recreational properties that are still available in this part of Northwest Wisconsin, please visit my Edina Realty website. Check back often; I’ll have fresh new listings coming online soon. As always, I’ll be happy to show you other agents’ listings, too.

If you’re thinking of buying or selling, give me a call. I’d love to help you out.

Sold on Upper Lake St Croix, Solon Springs, WI

Sold on Upper Lake St Croix, Solon Springs, WI 

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Beautiful 4 BR home, 672’ of lake frontage, 9+ acres of privacy. Solon Springs, WI

Beautiful 4 BR home with 672’ of frontage on Beauregard Lake, 9+ acres of privacy.

11732 S Beauregard Lake Rd, Solon Springs, WI 54873

NEW PRICE: $300,000
  MLS: 875943

Call Jean Hedren, Edina Realty at 218-590-6634 to arrange a showing.

This beautiful home on 9+ landscaped and wooded acres is your private lake retreat on 93-acre Beauregard Lake, Solon Springs, WI. Gorgeous lake views from nearly every room. Bright, open living space with bedroom wings to find a quiet place. This elegant and comfortable home offers plenty of space for everyone as well as versatile office and workshop areas, plus tons of storage space. One-acre fenced yard is filled with perennials and wildflowers. Moderate frontage offers great swimming on this clear lake. This gem is a must see.

93-acre clear Beauregard Lake offers great swimming and fishing.

93-acre clear Beauregard Lake

93-acre clear Beauregard Lake

Spacious 4 BR home on 9.8 acres with 672' lake frontage

Spacious 4 BR home on 9.8 acres with 672′ lake frontage

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Solon Springs WI lakes and recreation area

Solon Springs is located in the south central part of Douglas County Wisconsin. With more than 100 pristine lakes to fish, swim and boat, the possibilities for recreation are endless.  Experience the wonders of nature while you canoe down the St. Croix River from the Solon Springs headwaters.

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3 BR energy-efficient home, one-level living, 7 acres, on quiet W Twin Lake, Solon Springs, WI

3 BR energy-efficient home, one-level living, 7 acres, on quiet W Twin Lake, Solon Springs, WI

10740 E Warring Rd, Solon Springs, WI

Solon Springs, WI. Private, energy-efficient 3BR, 3BA home on 66-acre West Twin Lake. 479’ sand frontage, 7 acres. All on one level, with great spaces for casual entertaining both indoors and out. Playhouse, woodshed, and approx. 56’ x 48’ metal shed with heated, insulated workspace and room for RVs, boats, and more.

Quiet, privacy, and an unspoiled view of the lake from nearly every room. Most of the lake’s shoreline is public land that’s unlikely to ever be developed. No other homes are visible from your property, and there are only 4 other homes on the entire lake. A prime lake for swimming, birding, and wildlife watching.
Over 3,300 square feet of lakeside living, with great spaces for casual entertaining. Indoors there’s a breakfast nook, dining room, living room, family room, and billiards room. Outdoors you’ll find patios on both sides of the house, plus a patio and fire pit at lakeside. Dock included.
Newer, energy-efficient home built in 2001. Highly insulated, and heated through a combination of radiant in-floor heat, high-efficiency wood-burning fireplace, and thermal mass heaters. Super-insulated, off-peak water heater. Silent minisplit AC system. Maintenance-free siding. Heavy-duty, high-amperage electrical systems in both home and workshop.
Outbuildings include a large storage shed and more: You’ll have a playhouse for the kids or grandkids, a woodshed, and an approximately 56’ x 48’ metal shed with a heated, insulated workspace and room for RVs, boats, and more.

More about West Twin Lake: This quiet, 66-acre no-wake lake has a shoreline of 1.38 miles and a maximum depth of 5 feet. Its bottom and shoreline are almost 100% sand. Public access is from an unimproved landing on the opposite end of the lake that’s only suitable for small craft. According the DNR, the lake freezes some winters but does have a few panfish.
What this lake lacks in fishing it more than makes up for in swimming and wildlife watching. You’ll have your own private sandy beach with excellent swimming and no steep dropoffs. Because there’s so little activity on the lake, you’ll also see lots of birds and wildlife. From their dining-room table, the home’s present owners have seen trumpeter swans, eagles, loons, herons, deer, and bear.
Abundant recreational opportunities nearby: You’ll be within minutes of dozens more lakes and streams that are great for fishing, boating, waterskiing, paddling, or waterfowling. Of special note: you’ll be just down the road from world-class trout fishing or whitewater paddling on the legendary Bois Brule. Or, if you’re more in the mood for walleyes, pike, musky, or panfish, it’s only a few miles in other direction to the landing at Upper Saint Croix Lake.
Nearby are thousands of acres of public and paper company land open for hunting, hiking, birding, or berry-picking. You’ll also be close to the North Country Hiking Trail and numerous other trails that are great for hiking, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, or ATVing.
Conveniently located: Despite its secluded setting, this home is only 7 miles from Solon Springs and U.S. Highway 53. It’s within easy commuting distance of Superior, Duluth, Hayward, or Spooner, and it’s less than 2 hours from Eau Claire or 3 hours from the Twin Cities.

St Croix River Headwaters, Solon Springs, Douglas County WI

The entire St Croix River headwaters area is almost 280 square miles, which includes about 16 square miles of lake area. The headwaters is upstream from the St Croix National Scenic Riverway and includes the St Croix Flowage in Gordon, an 8-mile segment of the St Croix River, the Upper St Croix Lake, the Eau Claire River, and the Eau Claire Lake Chain.

Upper St Croix Lake, an 855-acre lake, is located in south central Douglas County and is the headwaters of the St. Croix River. Some 14 small inlets bring cool water into the lake’s 22-foot depths along with a variety of aquatic species. Natural reproduction is good for Walleye and Northern Pike, and Walleye numbers are often bolstered with stockings by the DNR. The lake supports good fishery for Walleye and Northern, as well as for Largemouth Bass and Panfish. There are even a few Brook and Brown Trout.

Walleye are popular in the Spring and Fall. There are 10 public landings. The lake is only a few blocks east of the village of Solon Springs where groceries, tackle, hardware, and brew are readily available.

Nearby there are vast areas of public land; numerous lakes, streams, trails, and golf courses are just minutes away. You’ll also find great hunting, hiking, biking, skiing, snowmobiling, ATVing, and more.

It’s an easy half hour commute from Duluth-Superior; just 2.5 hours from the Twin Cities. Less than 2 miles from Hwy 53.