Isadora's Bed & Breakfast


 Innkeepers / Posted 5 years ago by the CHN / 1701 views

About Yesterday Steven F. Mayer built this beautiful large Queen Anne styled Victorian home in 1893 for his wife Isadora (Pick). Steven and Isadora (Pick) married in 1877 but had no children. Designed by the architect H.B. Camann, of Chicago, this home was said to be one of the most handsome and most convenient in the city_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x001d_ (Pilot, 1983). The home boastfully claims to have the first indoor flushing toilet in West Bend and the latest inventions of steam heat, which was piped in from the West Bend Brewing Company on Main Street_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x001d_ (Democrat, 1893). Stephen F. Mayer Stephen graduated from Notre Dame with a business degree in 1870. His many accolades include: President of the West Bend Brewing Company (1871), first Ward Supervisor of Washington County (1892), County Treasurer (1894), elected State Senator (1894), began the West Bend Mutual Insurance Company (1895), first President of West Bend Malting Company (1911), Director and first President of the West Bend Aluminum Company (1911), and President of the First State Bank (1920). Stephen F. Mayer was also credited with financing the establishment of the first West Bend Library in 1901. Isadora (Pick) Mayer Isadora was a very active member of the socialites in West Bend and Milwaukee. Guests at Stephen and Isadora’s wedding included the prominent Mr. & Mrs. John Schlitz of Milwaukee. She loved to entertain in her home and hosted many parties including an annual birthday party for Stephen. She held the Women’s Club meetings here and hosted Wist and sewing gatherings. Isadora was beautiful as a young woman and was very meticulous in her appearance and manner. It was reported that it took her several hours to get ready for any event and even though her and Stephen never had children, they employed several housekeepers. Stephen and Isadora attended the World’s Fair in 1893, held in Chicago. About Today After Stephen’s death in 1935, the home was made into four apartments. In the 1970’s the work of restoring th

Legacy Membership Level : Bronze
Legacy Membership Expiration : 2016-06-30
Owners : Darrell Ziebarth
Continent : North America
Add Interested : No
Number of Rooms : four
checkin : 3-6pm
checkout : 11:00:00
Highest Rate : 119
High Rate Deci : 119
Lowest Rate : 79
Low Rate Deci : 79
Currency Accepted : USD
tax : 5.6% + 5% room tax
Payment Types Accepted : ~Visa~~Mastercard~check or cash
Other Payment Types : No
room comments : About the Rooms All rooms have: " Central air " Free high-speed wireless Internet access " Flat screen LCD TV/DVD. Isadora_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x0019_s Arbor Rose On the top of the grand staircase, lose yourself in the ambiance of high Victorian living surrounded by pink silk, satin, and lace. The furniture pieces are all beautiful antiques. You will slip away in the comfort of Egyptian linens on the queen size bed. The private attached bathroom has a whirlpool tub/handheld shower combo and boasts the original marble counter/cherub sink. The closet holds the traveler_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x0019_s vintage trunk and wears. $119 The Country Rose A unique expression of tailored fabrics surrounds the room with a sunny disposition. The golden oak antique queen size bed is equipped with a sidestep. French doors open to a small porch with a bird_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x0019_s eye view of the yard filled with giant oak trees. An armoire hides the TV/DVD and a handsome collection of Indian baskets. Come spin a memory with the vintage spinner_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x005F_x0019_s wheel! The unattached private bathroom is right next-door and has an antique claw-foot tub and tiled shower. Robes are provided during your stay. $99 The Sunroom Garden Suite The Early Americana flavor of the bedroom and bathroom provide the entry to a divine linear four seasons sunroom. The sunroom has a comfy overstuffed chair/ottoman and vintage white wicker furniture. Enjoy the collection of watercolors by Wisconsin artesian Dorothy Reimer. Grab a good book and escape for the day. If you are a writer or dreamer, this is your destination. The antique full-sized sleigh bed has a pillow top mattress and the attached private bathroom is equipped with a full-sized shower. $119 The French Nook This cozy nook will remind you of the French countryside. It is located on the third floor of the home. On the way up, enjoy a collection of religious themed paintings. It is filled with antique furniture, classic literature, and teacups. The bed is full-sized and white European linens abound. The unatta
blackouts : Cannot accomodate if rooms are reserved/full, otherwise will give discount of at least 25%. Accomodations are not suitable for children.
posted : 17/05/07 20:34
Status : Active
Emergency Lodge : Yes
Emergency Terms : One week limit... and not suitable for children. We do have a small lake home in Wautoma, Wi that we could accomendate a small family for up to two weeks.
Latitude : 43.4277174
Longitude : -88.1859894
Authorized Editor : Darrell Ziebarth
State : Wisconsin
City : West Bend
Long Term Stay Available : No