Backwoods Road Retreat is located 14 miles North of Mora, MN on 157 acres of woods and pastures and accommodates up to 6 people.

The home has 3 bedrooms (5 twin beds and 1 full size bed, including one full bathroom with shower. All bed linens, pillows, and towels are provided. Relax in the comfortable sitting area that offers peaceful views of the country and woods, or sit on the deck when weather permits and enjoy your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine! There is also a grill and a fire pit for you to enjoy the outdoors.

Enjoy a fully equipped, full-sized kitchen, with separate dining area. Plates, utensils, glassware, a variety of pots and pans, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, etc. is included. A phone charger is provided for your convenience. We want you to feel like it’s your home away from home!

Smoking is NOT permitted inside the home. Smoking is permitted outside. A cigarette receptacle is provided. No pets permitted (service dogs are allowed). 

Crafting Accommodations

Six comfortable work stations are provided with comfortable chairs, adjustable LED Ott lights on each table. Watch TV while you work on the wall-mounted, flat screen TV (antenna) and DVD player so you can watch your favorites. We do have Wi-Fi internet connection as well. Additional tables provided (with adjustable LED lighting) for your scrapbooking

Additional Information


Pricing per night $240.00 + tax*(2 night minimum on weekends)
Add Thursday or Sunday evening: $30.00 per person
Day rental (weekdays only): $100.00 per day
Overnight (weekday): $200.00 per night


*Sales Tax is currently at 6.880%.

Checkin: 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am

Cancellation Policy

If an extreme emergency arises and your group cannot come as scheduled, you can use your $150.00 deposit towards a future stay, only if cancelled within 14 days of scheduled stay. A gift certificate can be issued to use for a future stay (within a 6 month period) only if we are able to rebook. All changes are at the discretion of the Backwoods Road Retreat owners.

What do I need to bring?

All you need to bring is your crafting supplies, food, beverages, and personal items, of course! A basic iron is provided. If you are used to using a particular item for your craft, please bring that with you. If you want to listen to music, feel free to bring a radio or CD player. Even though dishes and utensils are provided, you may choose to bring paper products (plates, silverware, napkins) to eliminate extra dishwashing. If you have any questions or need to know if an item is provided, please feel free to contact me.

What can I find nearby?

  • Ann River Winery, located approx. 15 miles away in Mora.
  • Decorsa Vinyard & Farm Winery, located approx. 13 miles along Hwy. 47, in Isle, MN.
  • Northern Hollow Winery, located in Grasston, approx. 32 miles away.
  • Crow’s Nest Resort and North Woods Steakhouse (food and drinks) located within 5 miles on beautiful Knife Lake.
  • Cities of Isle (north 13 miles) and Mora (south 14 miles), both have quaint shops, eating establishments, bars, etc. Some business cards/brochures are provided at the retreat.
  • Hinckley Grand Casino, located approx. 25 miles away in Hinckley, MN.
  • The Pine City Scrapbooking Co. is located approx. 45 minutes in Pine City, which sells scrapbooking, card making, and stamping supplies.


We cannot be held responsible for any accidents, injuries, loss or damage of personal property, or fatalities. Also, in the event that something gets broken, please call or leave a note so that the item can be fixed before the next guests arrive. If a plumbing, heating or A/C repair is needed, please contact me immediately. Renters are responsible for any excessive damage to the property, the house or its contents. The retreat is yours for the duration of your stay, so please treat it as you would your own. In the event of property damage, a detailed list along with any invoice for the repairs will be sent to the renter, payable upon receipt.


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Book your stay!

Call: Sheri Roeschlein
(320) 248-8385