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2016 Season Just Days Away

Mark and I are excited for February. We open for the 2016 season on Valentine’s weekend, beginning Feb. 12.

If you are considering a break from winter and want to spend a night at the Habberstad House, check our room availability by going to our website. We would love to entertain you this winter. Continue reading

2015 Season Winding Down

We want to wish everyone a happy holiday season this year. It has been an honor hosting many guests in our home at 706 Fillmore Avenue in Lanesboro during 2015.

As we prepare for the 2016 season, we hope to make a few improvements at the Habberstad House. Continue reading

Breakfast Requests

Mark and I have mastered a few breakfasts, but need to expand our offerings. It is difficult to find the time to practice without our guests serving as official taste testers however.

Today’s disaster: the brownies weren’t done. I baked them in a different pan than I normally do, resulting in an under-baked brownie. That mistake won’t happen again. Our guests never knew that brownies were on the menu. Luckily they were thrilled with the fresh California peaches served during the first course, served with vanilla yogurt and homemade granola. Continue reading

Five Weeks and Counting

We started our new adventure as innkeepers on June 30 when we signed the mortgage on this 1897 Queen Anne Victorian home. It is a beautiful house: well built, full of character and still going strong after 119 years since its birth.

These are some of the things we have discovered in the past five weeks: Continue reading

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eBike Rentals Now Available!

We now have five eBikes available for all day rentals while you stay with us. Our guests can experience the Root River Trail easily with the pedal assist function on these easy-to-use eBikes.