• Parking
  • Bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Sleeping accommodations for 9
  • Self Service Kitchen
  • Handicap Accessable
  • Chairs & Tables
  • Close to Sherman’s Restaurant
  • TV Area & Puzzle Area

Historic Building in Charming Village

Our retreat is located in a beautiful historic church and hall in the charming Village of Vernon. We currently have 3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 9 guests, with plans to expand to allow more guests in the future. We also have a shower room and two full baths. Every guest will have their own twin bed, with comfy linens, towels and extra blankets provided. The bathroom will be well equipped with shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and hair dryers for your use.

The retreat is self-service, where you can cook your own meals in the well equipped kitchen, order take out, or take a break to eat out at the amazing Sherman’s Restaurant located across the street from the retreat. There are a few family restaurants, along with your favorite fast-food places, less than 5 miles away.

The craft room is large and bright, offering plenty of work space for all of your crafting needs. Each guest will have their own table, with an office chair, and trash can. We offer a quilting design board and cutting tables for your use as well. There is a relaxation area with a TV and cozy seating as well as a puzzle table with several puzzles for your use.

Note: Please no glitter or hanging items on the walls. If there is damage to the facility the damage will be assessed and a there will be a fee charged to the group contact.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed in the facility?

Pets are not allowed.

Is smoking allowed in the facility?

No smoking is permitted within the facility.

Do you allow persons under 18?

The retreat is intended for adults to get away and relax, so out of courtesy for other guests, we discourage having anyone under 18.

Are bedrooms shared?

Yes, you will be sharing your bedroom with other members of your group.

Can more than one group reserve the hall at a time?

No, we will not mix different groups together. Are minimum number of guests is 5 and our maximum number of guests is 9. You may reserve with less than 5 guests as long as your group is willing to pay for 5.

What type of payment methods do you take?

We accept checks made out to LTO LLC. You must submit your check for the deposit with the registration form and mail to:
PO Box 21
Vernon MI 48476
There will be a $25 returned check fee if the check is returned.

What is provided for your stay?

Each crafter will have their own twin bed with linens, pillow, towels, and wash cloths. For the kitchen area you will have a supply of paper plates, cups, plastic silverware, pots and pans, crockpots, coffee maker, microwave and a refrigerator and freezer to use.
Each workspace comes with a 6 foot table, tabletop lamp, comfortable chair, and trash can. Crafters will also have use of cutting tables, design board, and ironing boards and irons. There is also a TV area with a couch and table for puzzles or games.

When is payment due?

Your non-refundable deposit of $250 is due when you book your stay. Once your deposit is received, your reservation will be added to the system. Full payment is due 2 months prior to your stay. If you are not paid in full 2 months prior to your reservation, your reservation will be cancelled and deposit forfeited. If your check in date is less than 2 months from reservation date, full payment will be due upon booking.

Are there restaurants in the area?

Yes, Sherman’s Irish Pub is located across the street from the retreat. There is also a great ice cream shop a few buildings down that is open seasonally. Durand is only about 6-7 minutes away with other restaurants and businesses.