Thorwood Rentals and Retreats: Penthouse Condo

A Hastings, Minnesota vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 2
  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Sleeps - 6
  • Pet Friendly
  • On historic grounds, near Mississippi R. bluff

Welcome to our Penthouse vacation rental! By definition, a penthouse is luxuriously fitted and offers fine views. That is just the beginning. The building is a Nationally Registered, 1880 French Second Empire mansion. What a great place to make yourself at home during your river town vacation. Tour the area and be inspired by historical beauty and adventure, or come and just relax in at your elegant home for a week or a month. This mansion destination is five blocks up the hill from historic downtown Hastings (cafe, restaurants, antique shops, chocolate shop, pottery and more). This mansion rental is ideal for corporate stays, family reunions, and scrapbook retreats. Large groups can take over the entire building.

Penthouse sleeping arrangement: 2 bedrooms (queen bed in each). There is a loveseat in the living room that is a hide-a-bed. One is the Steeple bedroom, the other a loft bedroom with private elevator! 2 bathrooms (one has a shower one a deep tub). Need more room? Inquire and we will give you some options.


  • Pets Allowed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Outdoor Grill
  • WiFi Internet
  • VCR/DVD Player
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Year-round Rental
  • Available for Monthly Rental

Unique Features

Newly renovated and just one block from the Mississippi bluff. The Penthouse condo is one of two elegant home away from home condos. 3 fireplaces and sunny solarium. copper ceiling in the kitchen that is equipped with a top of the line KitchenAid appliances, dishwasher, wine refrigerator, and granite counters. Grocery delivery is available too.

The property was built by a lumberman as a 10,000 square foot private home in 1880. Close to the twin cities: 30 minutes from St. Paul, Minneapolis, the International Airport, Mall of America, Red Wing and Stillwater.

Things To Do

With an abundance of natural waterways (three rivers and two lakes), the confluence of the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers, your vacation will be quiet memorable. We recommend visiting the Carpenter Nature Center with its 300 acres and 15 miles of trails and apple orchard. Planning to pop the question? Schaar’s Bluff has been the location of many wedding proposals because of its amazing bluff views and stunning sunsets.

The bike and hike trail in Hastings is 15 miles with 12 miles stretching along the waterway. Hastings also hosts an antique car show every other Saturday through the summer. Wineries and orchards are waiting for you, along with 8 golf courses and two ski areas (Welch and Afton Alps).

The perfect Hastings MN lodging experience.

Rates & Specials

$300 - $300 night

$1200 - $1200 week

$1200 per week or $2500 per month

2 nights for $600.00

Ask about our Gift Certificates: Gift Certificate $300 to $1,000
A $400.00 deposit will hold your choice of dates for your retreat. The remaining balance will be due 4 weeks prior to your visit. We accept personal checks, money orders, Visa, Master and Discover. Check in is 3 PM and check out noon. But feel free to ask if that can be bent.

If you need to change your retreat dates, a 90 day notice entitles you to a full refund, with a 45 day notice your deposit will be applied to a future available date, and less than 30 days will result in forfeiture of your deposit.

Woohoo! We are offering vacation rental special(s)

Brownie Points
Earn "brownie points" if you do sign up for a future stay, we throw in the three Ps:
free Popcorn, Pasta and Pizza.


My wife and I stayed here for over two weeks while doing business in Hastings. We stayed in the penthouse condo during our visit. The atrium allows sitting "outside" watching the thunderstorms and sunsets up among the oak trees. The owner/operators are quite pleasant and accommodating. We recommend staying here for extended visits. It beats anything for 50 miles around in comfort and value.
We stayed at Thorwood the month of August. Hastings is a charming community, and well located for all the activities and attractions that we wanted to see in the area. “Ordinary” is the last word we would use to describe this beautiful and spaciously comfortable home. The layout and the size of the home make it an ideal spot for large families, or several couples traveling together. There are wonderful, even magical, features in every room and around every corner, from the Jacuzzi and fireplace in the master bath, to the much appreciated elevator! The nook bed in one of the bedrooms enchanted our teen daughter and gave her the perfect venue for late-night summer reading. The backyard area was great for grilling and entertaining, and the gourmet kitchen is a treat!

Contact Information

315 Pine Street
Hastings, MN 55033

(651) 235-4802
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