Olive Branch Retreat on Fuller Lake

The Olive Branch Retreat on Fuller Lake
The Olive Branch Retreat on Fuller LakeCourtyard entrance Old World styleChicken Coop Renovated for additional gatheringFuller LakeGreat for Bass, Walleye, Panfish, NorthernEnjoy the fishing boat, vintage pontoon and canoeWalking trails and adjacent State land3 part living room with wood fireplaceCourtyard View Room - Linens suppliedGarden View Bedroom with view of Memory GardenRelaxOver 3600 sq ft for entertainingWood burning fireplace for cozy nightsLakeside Master Suite - King Size BedAn extension of the oversized Gathering SpaceQueen size bedroom with attached bathRita's Room - A favorite bedroom!Inspirational Reading supplied in the LibraryQuiet charm throughout the retreatFull Kitchen with all the utensils & equipmentCoffee bar ready for your arrivalMake your own meals or have them cateredEnjoy the china for your special eventBreakfast room & dining room for entertainingWinter; snowmobiling,  ice fishing, ice skating,View from the courtyardCoffee BarOld World Character with volumes of charm680 sq. ft. of Gathering SpaceScreen Porch with adjacent Smoker's Alcove
“ Excellent ”
5 Reviews

From $355 / night

27740 County Road 98, Grey Eagle, MN 56336



Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 3
Sleeps: 22
Type: Home
Per night: $355 - $999
Per week: $2,444 - $3,444
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Grey Eagle vacation home rental
Welcome to the Olive Branch Retreat!

The Olive Branch Retreat is a place to share and to relax with family or friends. Located on a semi-private lake in Grey Eagle, Minnesota, the Olive Branch is the perfect relaxing getaway. It accommodates many venues – spiritual retreats, special events, family reunions, women's weekends, crafting marathons, business planning or team building. We can accommodate up to 22 overnight guests. Day guests at your discretion.


Areas Where You Can Make the Most of Your Retreat:
Seven sleeping spaces with king bed, 3 queen beds, 5 twin beds plus one twin trundle
Extra sleeping beds - 3 queen and 2 single sofa sleepers
Large Gathering Space with fireplace and walk out to Patio
Library stocked with inspirational reading
Kitchen - Extras: coffee bar with double coffee maker, 2 refrigerators, mixer, crock pot, China & stemware for entertaining
Peter W. Bartholome Chapel
Screened Porch
Breakfast Porch with view to lake and garden
Oversized Outdoor Patio
Sitting Room: TV connected to DVD player / movies / game closet / art desk
Additional Amenities
-- 10 eight-foot tables / 40 folding chairs
-- 8 torchiere lamps
-- Foosball table / dart board
View to lake / nature trails / vast yard
Two-stall garage
Area Information
The Grey Eagle area has over 20 lakes. This small town is 5 minutes away and has restaurants, hardware store, post office, library, gas stations and churches.

Sauk Centre is just 15 minutes away offering shopping, raceway, theater, fine dining, swim beach and parks.

Alexandria extends it's hospitality for shopping, dining, a water park, winery just to name a few. It is just a 35 minute drive.

Melrose is a quaint town 12 minutes from the retreat and has a spa, eclectic shops, dining and fitness centers.

Close to the Lake Wobegon and Soo Line Trail - it is central to many outdoor activities!

About the owner

Owner Profile

Jessica Town-Gunderson

Jessica Town-Gunderson

  • About:

    Hands- on owners Marla and Jessica pay attention to detail and share a passion for delighting customers. We don't just rent space, we believe our environment hosts our groups. This makes time at the Olive Branch richer than time spent in other locations. We do what we can to make sure accommodations...
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Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 01 2016 May 31 2016 $355 $667 $2,444 - -
Jun 01 2016 Aug 31 2016 $466 $999 $3,444 - 2 Nights
Sep 01 2016 Dec 31 2016 $399 $777 $2,777 - 2 Nights
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 6.875
Deposits: ADVANCED PURCHASE SPECIAL: We offer a 10% discount if paid in full at time of booking with no refund offered. Rebooking will be offered subject to availability. FLEXIBLE RATE: We understand that plans change and full commitment is not always possible. Our flexible rate: Half down at time of booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Full refund minus 3% for cancellations up to 60 days in advance. Unfortunately, no refunds after 60 days, but rebooking offered per availability.
Payment Options: American Express, Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: RENTAL RATES ARE ALL INCLUSIVE. Your rental includes two canoes, row boat, pontoon w/motor, vast yard, firewood, extended entertaining space, swim dock and more. We offer our services to assist you in setting up meal catering or mid-stay cleaning service if desired.



  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 6 Twin Beds
  • 5 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Crib
  • 3 Queen Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Game Room
  • Linens Provided
  • View (Lake)
  • Canoe
  • Garage
  • Parking Included
  • View (Water)
  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Porch
  • Wood Stove
  • Full Kitchen
  • Lakefront
  • Screened Porch
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • DVD Player
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Radio
  • VCR
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Activities

  • Boating
  • Lake
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (12 miles)
  • Bowling
    (17 miles)
  • Canoeing
  • Hunting
    (<1 mile)
  • Beach
    (15 miles)
  • Bicycling
    (20 miles)
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
    (2 miles)
  • Golf
    (15 miles)
  • Park
    (20 miles)
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling
    (5 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (15 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (25 miles)
  • Ice Skating
  • Tennis
    (5 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (15 miles)
  • Water Park
    (25 miles)
  • Kayaking
  • Grocery Store
    (10 miles)
  • Zoo
    (15 miles)
  • Winery
    (25 miles)
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
The remodeled Chicken Barn offers an extended space with a Half Bath, wet bar, refrigerator and wood stove for additional fun. An Art Shed, fire pit, yard games, pontoon, canoe and fishing boat are available for your use.

Reviews (5)

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“ Excellent ”
5 reviews
Dorine Ebel

Dorine Ebel

Eau Claire, WI

Mother/Daughters Gathering

October 27, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with our mother & sisters in late September. The Olive Branch was well-equipped, clean & comfortable with many rooms for story-telling & laughter, and also quiet areas for solitude. We enjoyed the flower gardens, hiking trails & great bonfire setting. The Olive Branch and its grounds are well-kept and provide a peaceful, tranquil setting for an utmost relaxing experience. The owners, Jessica & Marla, were most accommodating. Thanks again. We look forward to our next visit!

Jessica Town-Gunderson

Owner's reply:

Thank you for your kind review Dorine. We said your job was to fill the Olive Branch with love and laughter while you were there. Thank you for holding up your end of the bargain! :0)

Diane Waterworth

Diane Waterworth


Girls' Getaway

September 18, 2013

Our annual Girls' Getaway was a great time, as usual. The beautiful home we stayed in played a large part in our weekend being so successfu. The home was more spacious than any of us anticipated and it far exceeded our expectations. Other than a neighbor who didn't care for our laughter on the deck (5:30 p.m.), everything was perfect.

Marj Johnson

Marj Johnson

Minneapolis, MN

Fantastic Place!

August 13, 2013

Olive Branch Retreat provided a perfect place for our Family Reunion for our 50th Anniversary. There was plenty of room for all 17 of us, and the layout provided opportunity for us to all be together or to "do our own thing." It was very clean when we arrived, the kitchen was extremely well equipped, enabling us to prepare most of our meals during the week we were there. Things needed for many recreational activities, both on the water and on land, were provided. The owners were very easy to work with. We highly recommend Olive Branch Retreat.

Tami Henning

Tami Henning

Alexandria, MN

Successful Family Reunion

June 22, 2011

It was wonderful for our whole family to be under one roof. We were pleasantly surprised at the fully equipped kitchen. We could all be together or split off into small groups and if you wanted some quiet time there is always the little nooks to escape to. The fishing was great. We used one wing of bedrooms for the young families, so when it was nap time, they would not be disturbed by the rest of us. I was thrilled with these accommodations. The weather limited our outdoor time so we were thankful for the large gathering rooms.

Terry Bliss

Terry Bliss

Minneapolis, MN USA

Perfect for our Needs

January 25, 2010

We had a weeklong family reunion at this property. It could not have gone better. The location was exactly what we needed, quiet but a short drive to get supplies. Everyone was amazed at how great the grounds were and the number of nice bedrooms. When we wanted to all get together, we could. If we wanted some time to ourselves, plenty of nooks to do that. And the owners could not have been nicer. One very minor problem and it was taken care of immediately. We are looking forward to renting there again.

Owner Supplied Testimonials

This is a unique place to relax, fish, play with your kids, hike, get married or a spiritual retreat. I love the colors of the home and the cozy old world design.
June H.

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Jessica Town-Gunderson

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More about the owner
  • About:

    Hands- on owners Marla and Jessica pay attention to detail and share a passion for delighting customers. We don't just rent space, we believe our environment hosts our groups. This makes time at the Olive Branch richer than time spent in other locations. We do what we can to make sure accommodations...
  • View full profile