The Cottage women's retreat
            is perfect for sewing, knitting, scrapbooking, quilting and

The house

Bringing in luggage, projects and supplies is a breeze as there are no steps to climb. Mississippi River views are breathtaking. The home features central air, Wi-Fi access, a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

For anyone with a mobility issue, a bathroom is right off of the Project Room and one of the five bedrooms is up a set of three steps with a bathroom also located on that level.

Accommodates up to 10 guests

  • First Level ~ dining room, project room, kitchen, bathroom with laundry facility and three-season porch with a lovely view of the river
  • Second Level ~ up three steps ~ bedroom (two twin beds), bathroom
  • Third Level ~ up two additional steps. Two bedrooms (each with two twin beds) and large living room—a place to do hand projects, watch a movie or just relax and enjoy the fabulous river views
  • Fourth Level ~ two bedrooms (each with two twin beds) and bathroom

cottage photos

Living Room

  • Seating area overlooking the Mississippi River
  • Another seating area to watch a movie

Project Room

  • Work spaces for 10
  • Cutting tables
  • 2 Irons ~ 2 ironing boards
  • 3 Design Walls
  • Comfortable, rolling ergonomic chairs
  • Cutting mats, not rotary cutters or rulers
  • Radio/CD player

Cooking/Dining Facilities

  • Kitchen is right off project room so you don’t miss out on anything while cooking!
  • Dining area has Mississippi River views and table seats 10
  • Electric stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and gas grill outside
  • Drip coffeemaker (and filters), toaster, hand mixer, blender and crock-pot
  • Dinnerware, silverware, cookware and kitchen linens


  • 5 bedrooms each with two twin beds
  • All bed and bath linens provided
  • 2 full bathrooms and 1 half bath

            Project Room cottage kitchen cottage bedroom

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