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Family Friendly Cozy Cabin with WIFI A/C and Satellite on Graham Lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lakefront 2 Bedroom, 1 Full Bath, With Pull Out Bed, Sleeps 6+.

Cozy four season lake front cabin with A/C, Woodstove, WiFi and Satelite TV. Family friendly and dog friendly with modern amenities. Incredible outdoor space to enjoy the views. AC in the summer. In the fall and winter, enjoy a warm fire and curl up with a book on the large sectional. Graham Lake is a wonderful getaway any time of year. Relax and get away from it all, just a few hours north of Madison, 2.5 hrs from Milwaukee, 25 minutes from Stevens Point and Waupaca.

Iola offers a beautiful golf course (Glacier Wood), restaurants, ice cream shop, coffee shops, bars, grocery store, small indoor water park (Iola Fitness and Aquatic center), Old Car Show, Old Military Show, ski jumping and cross country skiing and much more.

Graham Lake is a 54 acre (29 feet depth) spring fed lake which offers great fishing (bass, northern, bluegill, sunfish) right off the pier. Paddle around the lake with our NEW Aqua Cycle purchased in 2016 (paddle pontoon boat). In summer, take a floatie out in the clean and clear water to the swim platform. Graham Lake is a quiet peaceful swimming, fishing and pontooning lake. Graham Lake has a public boat landing if you would like to bring your boat. We also have a two-person kayak and adult and kid stand-up paddle boards.

Pier with six foot bench with cup holders and ladder into water. Also, black wrought iron patio furniture with dining for 6 with green cushions and coordinating lumbar pillows, decorative rectangular stamped tabletop. Includes 4 stationary dining chairs, 2 swivel rocking chairs.

After spending the day on the lake, enjoy happy hour with amazing views from the comfortable outdoor patio with table and chairs, cushions, pergola and outdoor chandelier, large gas grill, decorative hanging lights and chiminea.

After dinner, enjoy a campfire and s'mores by the lake and the views of the stars.

Inside the cozy cabin offers two equal sized bedrooms with full-sized beds and comfortable pillow top mattresses. Both rooms have new 32' flatscreen TVs with DVD players and satellite and great DVDs. Cozy duvets and plush sheets. A/C in bedrooms and main living area.

Recliner and large comfortable U-shaped sectional in living room with pullout bed. 42 inch flatscreen in living room with Dish and DVD player and CD/MP3 Player. Cozy wood stove in living room. Many puzzles, great movies, games, books and CDs.

Galley kitchen off living room stocked with everything you'll need for cooking, including new stainless four burner stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, crock pot, toaster, pots and pans, silverware, plastic wine glasses for outdoors, dishes, serving trays, spices and much more.

Separate dining area with lake views, with 4 chairs and bench seating for 2 for total seating for 6. Fully stocked 'honor bar' ready for your mixers.

Large newly remodeled bathroom with new tub and shower, vanity, medicine cabinet, toilet and large cabinet for storage. We provide your bath and beach towels and linens.

Cabin has convenient keyless entry with unlocking by security code so no need to worry about keys.

Other features include a fire pit by the lake, hammock for relaxing, Aqua Cycle can seat 2 adults and 2 kids, two person kayak, swim platform, adult and junior stand up paddle boards, kids toys, noodles, floaties, lawn chairs, life jackets and yard games.

Half acre by the lake, plus 1 acre field across the street behind garage leads to creek. Great for dogs to run. Beautiful fall colors. Great area for long walks or bring your bike for fantastic biking.

Graham Lake is a great getaway for families, couples, friends' and girls' getaways.

Lovely and relaxing all year long! You won't want to leave, we promise you!

See our Facebook page under 'Graham Lake Retreat' for more info.

Contact us with questions!

More Details

Lisa and Jeffrey Johnson, Graham Lake Retreat, LLC
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Lisa and Jeffrey Johnson, Graham Lake Retreat, LLC

We have enjoyed our lovely cabin with family and friends and finally decided in 2014 to share it! We hope you love it as much as we do! Jeff and Lisa

Lisa and Jeffrey Johnson, Graham Lake Retreat, LLC purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Lisa and Jeffrey Johnson, Graham Lake Retreat, LLC chose Central Wisconsin

Family friendly, quaint, cozy and quiet get away. While only a few hours away you really feel like you are getting away from it all.. and with the benefits of wireless internet and satellite TV you can stay as connected as you want to be. Unlike some lake properties in Waupaca County with the sounds of speedboats and jet skis in the background, Graham Lake is a peaceful, quiet secluded lake. With only a dozen or so of cabins and cottages on the main road and just a few across the lake you can feel like you own the lake all to yourself most weekends!

What makes this cabin unique

Lovely lake views, great spring fed lake, clean water wonderful for swimming or fishing. Swim platform for sunning, diving or snacks on the water. Great area for taking walks, enjoying nature. We also have a large 1-acre open parcel to the rear of the property across the street that backs up to a creek.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Iola in Waupaca County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Completely renovated bathroom with lots of storage room.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have full size beds with pillow top mattress. Both bedrooms have TVs with new 32' satellite tv with built-in DVD player. Air conditioning units in both bedrooms. Sectional with pull out bed in living room sleeps 2+.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • swimming


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Family Friendly Cozy Cabin with WIFI A/C and Satellite on Graham Lake
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews

Beautiful property in a perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

We loved our trip to Iola. This was the perfect place to stay on a perfect little lake. The house was equipt with all we needed and more. We plan on staying here again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Real nice place.

  • 5 of 5

As advertised! Water toys were great! Kids and parents enjoyed the swimming and fishing. Pretty quiet lake. No one bothered us and neighbors were real nice people. Would recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We all had such a wonderful time. Reconnecting as a family. The lake is so quiet and clear. Fishing was great, we enjoyed paddling around the lake on the paddle boards and the aqua cycle. We all felt relaxed and refreshed after leaving(which it was hard to leave!) we look forward to staying again, longer next time!

Jacobs family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for family with children and a dog

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed at the cabin. It's a cozy place to stay; games and movies inside for rainy days, and lots of lake toys to use on the water. The neighbors are super friendly and the area is quiet and beautiful. We took a quick ride into town to eat dinner at the golf club and got an ice cream at Shiver's (they even gave our dog a treat!). Beautiful location, kind people in town, great amenities. I would highly recommend this cabin.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Saundra for the wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and got to enjoy all the amenities at Graham Lake Retreat. We hope you will visit again!
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Quaint, peaceful little cabin.

  • 4 of 5

Lots of options for things to do. We had a beautiful weekend on the lake!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul for the review. We are happy you enjoyed your weekend at Graham Lake Retreat!
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Basics provided. Nice winter getaway.

  • 4 of 5

We came to unplug from our routines with 9 & 11 year old kids. Nice place to enjoy some outdoor wintry fun - played on the iced-over lake, went sledding near the high school. Didn't get to Iola Winter Sports place, but nice to know the cross-country, snowshoeing, and ski jump option was there. Wood burning fire was great, especially during our many rounds of board games. There was good selection of movies and very nice TVs in bedrooms and living area. Basics for the kitchen and cooking needs were there. It was clean. Overall, it suited our needs for a 3 night getaway. We all will have good memories of this weekend.

What would make the place nicer and more enticing for return consideration would be bigger beds than the two doubles (queen would have been better), or bunks in one room. Pullouts are rarely very comfy - we, the parents, slept there. A foam bed topper or something would have been nicer. So, it's a bit tight even for a family of 4. In the winter, the heat is not even. Warmer in bedrooms and bathroom but chillier in living area. Unless the wood stove is on, then it's the opposite. I'm sure the place has served the owners and their guests well and will continue to do so.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Schmidts Corners
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Glacier Wood Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Just Rusty's At Glacier Wood
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Iola Winter Sports Club
Car: necessary

Lovely Graham Lake, crystal clear water, lovely swimming/fishing lake- swim out to the swim raft, kayak around the lake. Beautiful lake views. Relax in the hammock. S'mores at night by the fire. Wonderful for the whole family. Short drive to quaint Iola, Wisconsin home of the Old Car Show.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Iola, Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall/Winter 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £73.81
Damage Insurance £45.84

We require 50% of fees, plus taxes and nonrefundable damage protection paid at time of booking. Remaining 50% of fees must be paid not less than 15 days prior to stay.

Pet fees are $15/day per dog. Upon request, we will accept a security deposit based on length of stay and number of quests in lieu of nonrefundable damage protection.

*** Holiday rates are $200/night summer; $175/night rest of year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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