4BR Farmhouse Vacation Rental in Preston, Minnesota

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Updated on Sep 11, 2019

Schmidt Farm: an interactive farm experience

Located in: Preston
*Fall Special: 2 night minimum stay for new bookings!
Experience farm life the old fashioned way. Enjoy solitude and beautiful natural scenery while staying in a newly renovated 1890's home with all the modern amenities of a 1930's farm house. Located 12 miles from Lanesboro.
Schmidt Farm is a visitor friendly family farm with a passion of sharing our experiences with others, bringing you closer to our roots in agriculture.
Located in the beautiful hills of the driftless region in Southeast Minnesota, this property is available for you to enjoy a hands on farm experience or just a secluded get away. Our farm borders the east side of Forestville State Park in an area abundant with wildlife and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Hosts Paul & Karen live on the home farm, a 15 minute walk or short drive from the guest house.

We share our farm with a variety of species including horses, donkeys, Icelandic sheep, Angora rabbits, goats, chickens, llama, cats & dogs. Each of these animals provide for the farm a specific function helping add to the sustainability of the farming system.

Private hiking trails are available for your exploration as well as direct hike-in access to Forestville State Park.

Learn about organic vegetable growing with our large garlic and asparagus market gardens. Visit with Paul about our experience off-setting electrical usage through our solar panels arrays. Fossil hunting is a rewarding experience on the farm.

You choose your level of involvement with the hosts. Animal care always takes priority in our schedule.

Fall is a great time to enjoy the farm. Experience the beautiful fall colors, watch the harvest activity and sheep shearing, enjoy cool evenings by the campfire & explore the openness of the forest in the fall.

As we move into the fall season, the farm animals will start to move to our home farm as the pasture slows down for the year. All animals are moved to the home farm for winter shelter.

Winter offers many offers many different opportunities on the farm. Trails are available to explore by hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. A perfect winter getaway.

Holiday gatherings are a great reason to get together on the farm. Whether you need a home to host your family event or a cozy place for relatives to stay, Schmidt Farm is also available for these types of gatherings.

See Schmidt Farm on Facebook to meet the animals see what is going on here this week!

This property is not available for hunting. Motorized recreational vehicles are not allowed.
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