What’s in the area?

Janesville is 5 minutes East of Patti’s Place on Hwy 14
Mankato is 10 minutes West of Patti’s Place on Hwy 14
All businesses listed are located in Janesville unless other wise noted.


  • Trinity Lutheran Church & School
  • St Ann Catholic Church
  • St Mark’s Community Church
  • St John Lutheran Church
  • Janesville United Methodist Church
  • Faith Lutheran Church
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church


  • Wistes Meat Market
  • BP Convenience Store


  • Dairy Queen
  • Subway
  • Purple Goose Eatery & Saloon
  • The Dog House Bar & Grill
  • Freshway Subs
  • Gladiator Pizza
  • Indian Island Winery (rural)

Craft Stores

  • Michaels, Mankato
  • Jo-Ann Fabric, Mankato
  • Stelter’s Sewing , Mankato
  • Firefly Quilt Shop, Mankato
  • River City Quilts, Mankato
  • Hobby Lobby, Mankato
  • Hancock Fabrics, Mankato

Wineries and Off-sale

  • Indian Island Winery (rural)
  • Wyld Knight Liquors
  • J-Town Liquor


  • Janesville Bowl
  • Prairie Ridge Golf Course


Printable Brochure

Crafting Amenities

  • Personal 5′ Tables
  • Ott© Light for each workstation
  • Leather Swivel Chairs
  • Wireless internet
  • HP Printer capable of printing on 12×12 paper
  • Epson Artisan printer
  • Resource room
    • Equipped with miscellaneous items that may just be your finishing touch! Feel free to add to, or take from the resource room.

Room/House Amenities

  • Fresh bed linens
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Bath towel, hand towel, washcloth
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Outside Patio Seating
  • Keurig© coffee maker
    • Bring your own favorite flavor, or purchase ours on-site
  • 2 Pneumatic carts
    • Easily carry all of your crafting supplies from your car to the house.
  • Fully stocked custom kitchen
    • Range/oven, microwave, dishwasher & refrigerator
    • Pots, pans, plates, bowls, utensils, etc.

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Slippers
    (We do ask that you do not wear street shoes in the house)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Craft projects & supplies
  • Food to prepare
  • Snacks
  • Beverages

There is a fully stocked kitchen with all the supplies that you will need to prepare meals.
Outdoors you will find a gas grill and firepit for your use.
There are also bistro tables and chairs on the west deck, and a picnic table by the firepit.
Each guest is provided with one bath towel, hand towel and washcloth and bed linens (including one pillow, sheets and blanket)

What are your check-in/check-out times?

11:00am Check-in, 4:00pm Check-out

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not allowed in/on the property.

Is smoking allowed?

There is no smoking anywhere in/on the property.

Do you have wireless internet?

Wireless internet is available for your use.

Do you have a telephone we can use?

We do not have a land line phone, please remember to bring to bring your cell phone.

What do we do for meals?

You will need to provide your own food for your stay. Our kitchen is fully stocked with supplies for you to prepare your meals.

Do we have to share beds or are there bunk beds?

All of the bedrooms at Patti’s Place have twin beds with pillow top mattresses.

What if we don’t have a group to fill the retreat?

We charge based on 10 person max occupancy. You are welcome to reserve with fewer people than the maximum, however the rate remains the same.

How can I have a link to my business on your page?

Please use the contact form to inquire about advertising options available.

Is there a printer located at the home?

Yes, we have a wireless airprinter available for your use. You’ll need to simply download the Epson app and you will be able to print from your tablet or smart phone.

Is there a washer and dryer on site?

There is, however we do ask that you not use any dyes or chemicals in our machines as it may cause damage.

Is there a cleaning service?

The house will be clean when you arrive. Clean bed linens and towels are provided for you. We do ask that upon checkout, you strip the linens off the beds and place them in the hampers located in the closets of each room, load and run the dishwasher, and place all garbage and recycling in the provided containers in the garage. Don’t forget to take all of your personal food items out of the refrigerator as well.

How do I get to Patti’s Place?

From Mankato
East on US-14, Turn left at Smith’s Mill onto CR-37/West County Line Rd, in 1/3 mile Patti’s Place will be on your right.

From Janesville
West on US-14, Turn right at Smith’s Mill onto CR-37/West County Line Rd, in 1/3 mile Patti’s Place will be on your right.