He site of the estate was developed by the end of the 19th century at the then-centre of the Višķu Village. The manor house was built for the von der Mohl family, who used to own 18 nearby farmstead with 4000 hectares of land at the time. The estate was first burnt down in 1863, during the Polish rebellion. Having been restored in 1878.
This is a place to stop at for anyone willing to see the remaining traces of the Mohls, a Polish squire family.
The Višķu Estate is situated in the picturesque lands of Latgale, 30 km away from the city of Daugavpils, 65 km away from Rēzekne, 210 km away from Riga, as well as 120 km away from Terekhovo-Burachki, a border checkpoint with Russia, and 60 km away from Silene-Urbani, a border checkpoint with Belarus.
Total territory: 4.5967 ha
Total indoor area of the buildings: 3321 m2
Indoor area of ancillary buildings: 1222.4 m2
Number of buildings: 3