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Hermitage

Hermitage:  Retreat Cabin

Life is sometimes hectic and one aches for solitude in a quiet place. The Hermitage at the Eco-Justice Center offers just that to guests. Even in the midst of winter, visitors find a cozy atmosphere in this one room cabin with fireplace, comfy chair and bed, and all the essentials for simple living amid the beauty of nature. Come to rest, read, relax, renew, write, create, and enjoy. Contact the Center to make arrangements or to give the gift of a stay at the Hermitage to a friend.

Located in a wooded area south of the main house, our Hermitage, built in 2010, is available for rent by individuals or couples for a day, weekend or week at a time. The one room cabin features a fireplace, dining area, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and a composting toilet. Enjoy the views of nature from the large picture window. In addition, the screened in front porch provides a comfortable fresh-air sitting area. 

Green features of the Hermitage include composite decking, reclaimed trim, green jean insulation, and steel roofing. The flooring and kitchen counter are made from a black walnut tree grown on our property.
 

Guest stay information:
As of Sept 1, 2015, the rental fee is $40 per day for a single person and $45 for a couple. Maximim of 2 people. Provided: Linens, towels, dishes and cooking utensils. Guests bring their own food. There is no indoor plumbing, but water is provided and showers are available in the nearby farm house. The hermitage is not wheelchair accessible.


For more information or to make reservations call Sr. Kathleen Bohn at  262-681-2146 evenings
or at  262-898-2581 during the day.

 

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