Scarlett House Victorian B & B

825 E. Court Street , Janesville, WI 53545 USA (Show map)


This Queen anne style home was built around 1901 and is on the national historic register. The home retains all the charm and romance with modern amenities. Original woodwork, Victorian silk screened wallpapers, antique furnishings, wrap around porch where you can swing and relax, fireplaces to sit and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or maybe the Jacuzzi tub. Perfect for a romantic retreat or a luxury business stay we aim to exceed your expectations. A full breakfast is served in the dining room. Come stay wih us.



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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service4.2
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.2
  • Onsite Dining3.9

Beautiful home, Great Service, Delicious Breakfast, Perfect Locale!

5 on October 17, 2012

When looking for a nice, affordable, elegant "Home Away from Home" experience, you definitely can't go wrong with the Scarlett House! This past month, I spent a number of days at this gorgeous, well-manicured Victorian home which has been well-preserved and maintained by its proud owner, Michelle Scarlette. Michelle was extremely easy-going and flexible to work with some of my unusual and specific needs. She would often go out of her way to accommodate me, remarkably without complaint! (Not to mention, she can whip up a plate of the best eggs benedict you ever tasted!) If I ever need to pass through Janesville, WI again, I'll definitely be sure to stay here again! - Steve B.

A wonderful B & B!

3.6 on September 28, 2012

My wife and I had a wonderful time at the beautiful Victorian Scarlett House. We really enjoyed the jacuzzi suite. The hostess (Michelle) was very nice and fixed a great breakfast.

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3.4 on September 05, 2012

Lovely B & B, very friendly hostess, Michelle, great neighborhood to walk around, sweet dog to meet if you love animals as we do.


2.2 on August 15, 2012

This B & B was probably very nice in it's early days....needs several repairs and "decluttering". Lots of potential but over crowded with "stuff".

Nice place to stay

4.0 on August 09, 2012

We really enjoyed our room - the Rose Room with sunroom. We were surrounded by trees, hardly any neighbors visible and it was very quiet and restful. Great shower! Simple breakfast and nice conversation. And the price can't be beat!

Scarlett House is Amazing!

5 on May 21, 2012

I stayed at the Scarlett House for a wedding weekend and the owner Michelle was extremely accomodating. She allowed us to bring the wedding gown a day early and store it there for the big day. The breakfast was even catered to the brides heritage, Polish, with yummi pierogi and blueberry pancakes. My second night there was just as great as the first with a comfy bed and a quite room although I did leave the windows open to enjoy all the birds singing in the morning. Breakfast the second morning was especially yummi with a Sicilian bread egg and apple baked casserole and ham, sausage patties and links as well as a plate full of fruit. I will definitely return to this gorgeous house! Thank you Michelle!

Our first Bed & Breakfast experience, certainly not our last!

5 on November 23, 2011

This was our first experience at a bed and breakfast. We LOVED every aspect of it! The Scarlett House was beautiful and full of interesting knick knacks, photographs etc. Michelle was very friendly and helpful any time we needed her. Our room was just what we'd hoped for, and more! And the breakfast....WOW, delicious and a very generous helping!! Can't wait to try another B&B!!


4.6 on November 18, 2011

Michelle made us feel right at home, She was very helpful. House is beautiful. We enjoyed ourselves.

Birthday to remember!

5 on October 29, 2011

The Scarlett House was more than I hoped for on my birthday weekend. Our room was cozy and very comfortable. The jacuzzi was the best as was the water pressure in the shower. Our breakfast were very good and filling. I would recommend this B and B and hope to visit there again myself soon.

Scarlett House - Janesville

4.4 on October 15, 2011

We stayed 1 night in the Rose room. Delightful people and a fascinating house. This is a keeper!

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Rooms & Rates

Rose Room

Decorated in Pinks and white lace this large guest room has a private attached three season porch, nestled amongst the trees overlooking a wooded park, Fully carpeted, antique fireplace mantel, marble top dresser, built in cherry cabinet makeup area, antique pedestal sink, digital cable TV, private phone line.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $100 - $120

Enchanted Garden Jacuzzi

Something out of a Fairy tale this Suite is done in a serene Rich purple color with White trim and fabrics Billowy Canope bed antique iron wrapped with floral garlands, hardwood maple floors and area rugs with accent colors or Burgundy and hunter green. the adjoining room houses a 60 gallon whirlpool tub, Antique dresser converted to a sink/vanity, shower and commode. 1850"s center drop marble dresser, Chair, sewing machine, Digital cable TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $110 - $130


This room has a vintage midwestern flavor done in Floral papers, natural oak woodwork, light maple floors give this room bright and airy feeling. Antique bedroom set, marble top wash stand, 6 foot headboard, cable tv. Private detached bath is directly across the hall (we have robe's :o)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $60 - $70


Location Type

Madison, Milwaukee, Rockford, City, Countryside, Downtown, Small town


Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional)

Directions to property:

I43 and Interstate 90 North to second Janesville exit e. Racine St. west to Main street If you go over the Rock River you've gone too far turn right on Main St. Head north past library and court house to e.Court street Turn right go up the Hill to 825 e. Court St left hand side between Harrison and Marshall Streets

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Old World Wisconsin, Milton House Underground RR, Angel Museum, Beckmans Mill, Rotary Gardens, Lincoln-Tallman House museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Fireplace, Internet Service, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Court House hill historic architecture river, antiques whirlpool tub full breakfast, Rock Aqua Jays National water ski team free shows

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:00 to 7:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only smoking allowed on porches
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required one small cat or dog carrier sized ok
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: One nights stay or half the total cost whichever is greater
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be received within 7 days to avoid loss of deposit $20 fee will be assessed




Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Salt water aquarium, Victorian Decorating, Restoration

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  • Time Served: 8am weekdays 9am weekends
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Low carb

Signature Dish

Eggs Benedict
smoked ham and eggs on toasted english muffins topped with a creamy Hollandaise sauce with just a hint of cayenne served with steamed brocolli, fresh baked muffins and fruit.