Craft Retreats at the Manison

Regardless of your hobby, the Mansion promises to provide a creative & comfortable environment to work on projects. Whether you have a scrap booking group, a quilter’s circle, a book club or just a good group of friends, the  Mansion is a wonderful place to create, compose, work or just relax. Our great room provides convenient floor outlet,  20 foot floor to ceiling windows for bright natural lighting perfect for any retreat! Please contact us with any questions or concerns. We will do our best  to make  accommodations you may need for your stay.  

Included in Rental:

  • 5- 8 foot rectangular tables

  • 20- folding chairs

Deposits and Payment:

Damage deposit of $1,000 is required along with signed contract by both parties to reserve dates requested. Damage deposit will be refunded within 1 week after event if property is not damaged. All balances are due at least 90 days prior to your arrival date. If a balance is not received by 90 days prior, the reservation will be cancelled, and the damage deposit will be forfeited. Deposits and payments will be made by certified or bank check made payable to:

Mattoon Rentals

3525 Hwy 93

Eau Claire, WI 54701

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made less than 90 days will forfeit entire payment.

Responsibility and Security:

Mattoon Rentals does not accept any responsibility for damages to or loss of any articles or property left at the Mansion on Lake Tainter prior to, during or after the event. Mattoon Rentals are also not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises  Security camera are on/around entire Mansion on Lake Tainter property. All Guests (and any Visitors) must comply with all House Rules and any other instructions from the Property Manager during their stay. Guests will be responsible 100% for any damages and expenses that arising during their stay. 

                                    HOUSE RULES

  1. Smoking is NOT allowed in the mansion; Smoking is allowed outside ONLY. Cigarette butts MUST be cleaned up.

  2. Pets are NOT allowed.

  3. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.

  4. Only use appliances for their intended use.

  5. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the mansion on the lake.

  6. Patio table chairs are NOT to be moved by fire.

  7. All garbage and/or cigarette butts to be cleaned up properly around mansion yard and lake shore.

  8. People other than those in the Guest party may not stay overnight in the property.  Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.  Guests are not allowed to exceed the occupancy limit agreed in the contract.

  9. Guests should not create excessive noise at a level that disturbs neighbors.

  10. The owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

  11. Guests will be responsible 100% for any damages and expenses that arising during their stay.



Parking:  Vehicles are to be parked in designated parking areas only. Please only park on courtyard to load and unload belongings. Feel free to park in front of the garage doors, or anywhere on the blacktop driveway.  Parking on the road is not permitted or on the grass area.  Any illegally parked cars are subject to towing; applicable fines/towing fees are the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner.  No RV parking allowed.

Garbage: Any garbage must be stowed in the proper garbage or recycling bins.  Put in dumpsters outside before you check  out.    

Water and Septic: The lake house is on a well and septic systems.  The septic system is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed. Please DO NOT flush anything other than toilet paper.  No feminine products should be flushed at any time.



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