Bride on bench outdoors

Making Your Wedding Day Memorable

Villa by the Stream…Your perfect intimate Wisconsin wedding begins with an exceptional outdoor location! The backdrop for your special event is a historic 1865 brick Italianate mansion steeped in history and ambiance.  It sits just yards from the Black Earth Creek, a natural trout stream, flowing through the nine acre property.  Where elegance meets romance, your intimate day is sure to amaze all of your special guests. Expect the best! Our focus is on your day!

Our Story

For 18 years as owners of an exclusive bed and breakfast (Walking Iron Bed and Breakfast), Karisa and David have entertained over 9,000 guests from around the globe. Our experience and attention to detail ensures that your special day is an unforgettable one.  With space for up to 250 guests, your ceremony is held under a custom-built 1,000 square foot pergola, complete with stage for wedding party and a beautiful wedding arch designed exclusively for the bride and groom.

 Worried about inclement weather? We’ve got you covered – literally! Our specially-made awning system for the pergola provides protection from possible inclement weather.

What separates our Wisconsin wedding venue from others? When you hold your event here, you have everything you need to make your event wonderful: a gorgeous historic mansion,  5 guest rooms with whirlpools, bridal suite, groomsmen lounge, 7 bathrooms, kitchen for caterer use, gardens, fountain, pergola, chairs, tables, set-up and clean-up.  Villa by the Stream is sure to provide you with an amazing event!

Other Special Events

Villa by the Stream is the perfect setting for couple's retreats, wine tasting, and murder mystery weekends, to just name a few!  Give us a call to set something up with your closest friends and/or family!


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