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Secluded Acreage/Views/Close to Tc & Famous Sand Bar/Fpl/Hot Tub/Walking Trails

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Chalet with great views from large deck

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Last updated: 01/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Special offer: Romantic Get-A Way! Hot Tub-Fireplace-Secluded-View SAVE! Details

Rapid City chalet description

It's the prettiest and most peaceful vacation rental in our area. Many 5 star reviews best describe this log chalet rental during all 4 seasons! Nestled in the hills near the south end of the beautiful clean waters of Torch Lake we offer privacy, and peace.
We are a day's outing to the most beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes, or the Big Mac Bridge and Mackinac Island.
How long has it been since you counted the constellations on a clear, bright starry night? Or listened to the howls of coyotes or scene a family of wild turkey herding by?
Isn't it time you and your loved one escape out of the city lights and come up north to our northern lights for an extended weekend or even for a week long break.
Our log chalet is cozy enough for honeymooners or couple retreats yet large enough for family and friends!
All year long, the Torch Lake/ Traverse City area is buzzing with events, festivals, concerts, restaurants, wineries,and shopping!
Our cabin is furnished with all the necessities inside including quality cookware, linens and towels! We also include fire wood to roast those marshmellows while watching the panoramic sunsets from our cedar swing!
If you aren't bringing a boat, you can rent our nice pontoon for the day for fishing or relaxing on the famous Torch Lake sandbar or take advantage of our multiple day discounts.
On our 140 acres, there are many walking trails and places to sit and take in the views or engage in conversation with your friend. We have even provided a space just for sun bathing or book reading.
We hope you will consider coming to our secluded cabin. We have many return visitors...check out our reviews! Come to Torch Lake and stay and play! Find out what 'alone time' really feels like. Thanks for reading. God Bless you and yours!







Keywords: Secluded Chalet-Awesome Views!, Honey moon, newly weds, anniversary, quiet getaway, private setting, quiet walks, panoramic views, affordable, families,large parking area, low rates,firepit,large deck, grill, clean,furnished,equipped,100% cotton linens,perfect setting, secluded, torch lake,children, kid friendly,sandbar, northern Michigan

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Property Type

      • Chalet

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Your children will love our place!! There are many trails and even farms animals near by for your children to visit. Including horses and cattle, ducks, turkeys, and chickens just down the hill. The trails offer all the adventures that my children loved when they were little. Trees, berry picking, exploring, fort building, basket ball net, bicycles welcomed!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Absolutely NO SMOKING inside. No dropping of butts on ground. If detection of smoking, renters will lose their deposit and be charged for smoke damage. Outside is fine except you cannot leave any unburned butts in the fire pit or on the ground....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Absolutely, NO PETS. Renters will be charged extra and will lose deposit if pets are there....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Full size tub with massaging shower head. Unlimited, on demand hot water heater. Never have to wait for hot water. It's always there! Nice an Clean sink, hair dryer, liquid and bar soap, towels and wash clothes, One toilet paper roll for each day you are there. All provided!...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Hot tub 4 lounge chairs for laying out in the sun. All very private with great views. Absolutely the most awesome rental in the area if you like views/ privacy/ acreage with wildlife. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Games:

                    board games for family fun...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    Bring your music!...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    DISH/ESPN, Movie Channel included Flat Screen Digital Screen...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    radios/cd player/ alarm clock...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Television is digital with flat screen. ....moreless

                  • Toys:

                    You will need to bring your toys and outdoor sports games....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View:

                    From our large deck and from our hottub, you can see Skegemog Lake which connects to Torch Lake via Torch River. From other site on the property you can see beautiful Torch Lake....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Our little towns of Rapid City and Alden provide icecream/ speciality shops with several restaurants. ...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    patio set seats 6 plus picnic table and kitchen table seats 4-5...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Yes%, Air conditioning either by opening the windows and letting the nice summer breeze come in off the lake or the traditional wall turn on unit. Either way, you will be cooled down when you want it...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Using special password...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Electric dryer on top of washer. Softening paper included. Outdoor clothes line is there also....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    WE just added an electric fire place for your comfort and enjoyment. It helps set that relaxed feeling you are looking for when on vacation. It even provides heat when you want it to....moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Outdoor fitness room for a nice run or walk on the property trails....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    furnace...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    high speed WIFI...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    We have provided 100% high quality cotton linens for great night's sleep. They are so nice that customers call me occasionally asking where I have bought them....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    2 large parking areas, one for 2 cars/trucks. The other is large enough to park more cars or your boat/ ATVs/ or toys....moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Yes, plenty of parking for your RV/Boat/Trailer.... etc....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    great cell phone reception...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    All towels and wash/hand towels are provided. If you run out you may wash them. We provide the laundry soap!...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Stacked washer and dryer with laundry soap/ softener/ beach/ect..... Iron and ironing board, vacumn and hose to clean your car, if you want....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    fast/ reliable...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Stainless steel pots and pans with covers and 3 skillets....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    A full set of dishes and flat ware....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Clean, complete kitchen with fine cookware and utensils! We believe we have added everything included a blender, coffee pot, toaster, even a crock pot. We have steak knives & cutting knives....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Microwave is cleaned after each renter....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    A full size oven under the cook top. Cookie sheets, pizza pan cake pans are all cleaned and ready for use....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    The full sized refrigerator& freezwe is cleaned after every renter. ...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    We have a smooth cooktop electric stove with a full size oven....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Boat:

                    24 foot pontoon available for extra charge or a fishing boat for your early morning excursions. Boat dock at local marina for your boat witch is included in our price of cabin rental....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    6 rocking, swivel chairs with matching round table and 2 matching chairs. We also have a cedar picnic table/ cedar swing and metal chairs down by the firepit with the panoramic sunset....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Many golf courses within 20 miles....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayak/ Canoes available to rent. Lowest rates....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Very nice grill with propane provided. All grill utensils provided....moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Plenty of places to snowshoe or cross country ski on the property. ...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Pull the kids on our ski tube with the pontoon, or rent water tubes from us and flow down our 'Rapid River' along our beautiful Freedom Park. It was fun when we were kids and many do it still....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        seats 6/ new ozonator Cleaned and water replaced after each renter....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 14 traveler reviews
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                      Special offer: Romantic Get-A Way! Hot Tub-Fireplace-Secluded-View SAVE!

                      Up North spells WINTER FUN!!! Come to seclusion and spend some time in our clean Hot Tub gazing at the stars and watching the snow flakes melt on your nose!! Romance is exciting when you get out of your element and get into a relaxed, laid back escape between the ski resorts of Traverse City/ Boyne Mountain or Shanty and Schuss Mountain. Casinos, Fine food, Night life, Breweries/Shopping nearby!

                      Offer for: Jan 6, 2015 - Feb 3, 2015 View calendar

                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter 2014-15
                      Dec 19 - Mar 19, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      Spring 2015
                      Mar 20 - May 20, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      Early Summer 2015
                      May 21 - Jun 7, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,375
                      Heat of Summer
                      Jun 8 - Sep 6, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $235 $275
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,575

                      Changeover Day: Sunday


                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      July 4th Week
                      Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,800
                      flat fee

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      $200.00 refundable damage deposit $100.00 Cleaning fee

                      Full payment due May 1st. for summer bookings or unless negotiated with by owner.

                      Pontoon boat is available for rent ($325) daily, if you do not bring a boat.

                      Pull tub ($25)

                      Kayaks available for rent. ($35.00) daily

                      Fishing boat ($250.00)

                      Inner Tubes ($15.00)

                      $200.00 Security Deposit when booking your reservation. We accept a personal check with a photo ID or a money order with the rental agreement which will be emailed to you. The total rent amount is due by May 1st. or unless mutually agreed upon with owner. When you leave and after we clean and inspect for damage, we will send you the $200.00 Security Deposit back to you. Thank you for visiting!!


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                      Last updated: 01/26/2015
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                      Location

                      22 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Travese City, Michigan
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Critter's
                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Mackinac Island Ferry
                      17 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Grand Traverse Resort
                      22 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Traverse City
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Rapid City Road
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Torch Riveria- fine family dining
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Shanty Creek/ Schuss Mountain
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Many beaches at the South End of Torch Lake

                      Car: Necessary

                      Read our reviews!! Boat Dock included!! Secluded Get-a-way on 140 acres! 20 minutes from Traverse City and 3 minutes from the Famous Torch Lake Sandbar with boat space at a local marina!! 4 season vacation rental with HOT TUB and a sleep number bed!!! Book now. Ideal for Honeymoons, anniversaries, family & friends. No neighbors, just wildlife with unending panoramic views of Northern Michigan's finest. Natural setting overlooking hills, forests, and lakes with amazing, blazing sunsets and wildlife trails! Don't forget to Read our reviews!

                      Centered in the middle of Northwest Michigan skiing, ice-fishing, snowmobiling and hunting this cozy log chalet is perfectly ready for 1-9 people including all bed and bath linens, a well-equipped kitchen, and plenty of stars constellations at night from the large deck. Just cuddle up in a blanket around a campfire on the cedar swing and catch up on conversations while being isolated from life's busy distractions.

                      We would love to have you experience PURE Michigan views from our neck of the woods.

                      God bless your vacation!

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: We are a hard working family who love this property and didn't want it developed so we purchased it and are renting to pay for it.

                      Why the Owner Chose Rapid City:
                      If you are looking for relaxation or beautiful privacy.... This is it.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
                      PRIVACY, PRIVACY, PRIVACY WITH AWESOME VIEWS CLOSE TO FAMOUS TORCH LAKE SANDBAR AND BOAT SLIP BRING YOUR BOAT OR RENT OUR PONTOON HOT TUB/ Electric Fire Place LONG OR SHORT TRAILS WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS ON EXPANSIVE ACREAGE. QUEEN SIZE SLEEP NUMBER BED LARGE SHADED DECK SUN BATHING AREA CEDAR SWING FIRE PIT WITH VIEWS & FIRE WOOD INCLUDED


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Chalet with great views from large deck

                        Chalet with great views from large deck

                      • Dining Room with a view

                        Dining Room with a view

                      • Clean & fully equipped kitchen

                        Clean & fully equipped kitchen

                      • Beautiful Area near Chalet- This is Rapid River near Rugg Pond

                        Beautiful Area near Chalet- This is Rapid River near Rugg Pond

                      • Hot Tub with panoramic sunset view from front of chalet

                        Hot Tub with panoramic sunset view from front of chalet

                      • Certain Holidays are 'Party time' on the famous Sand Bar!

                        Certain Holidays are 'Party time' on the famous Sand Bar!

                      • Crystal Clear Torch Lake- enjoy!!
Torch Lake is big enough for this!

                        Crystal Clear Torch Lake- enjoy!! Torch Lake is big enough for this!

                      • Northern Michigan Beauty!!

                        Northern Michigan Beauty!!

                      • Torch Lake Fog on at a Spring sunset.

                        Torch Lake Fog on at a Spring sunset.

                      • Grass River Natural Area

                        Grass River Natural Area

                      • Lake View behind cabin- Large acreage for private evening strolls

                        Lake View behind cabin- Large acreage for private evening strolls

                      • Comfortable Living room with Satellite TV and DVD  WYFI included

                        Comfortable Living room with Satellite TV and DVD WYFI included

                      • Bedrooms are neat with clean linens

                        Bedrooms are neat with clean linens

                      • Large Loft Sleeps 5

                        Large Loft Sleeps 5

                      • Fourth of July at the Sand Bar awaiting the fireworks!!

                        Fourth of July at the Sand Bar awaiting the fireworks!!

                      • Our pontoon boat is a 60 horse 4 stroke.  Quiet and Big! Stereo! Potty!

                        Our pontoon boat is a 60 horse 4 stroke. Quiet and Big! Stereo! Potty!

                      • Rapid River Kayaking!  Family fun!
Nearby rentals available

                        Rapid River Kayaking! Family fun! Nearby rentals available

                      • The famous '7 bridges' walking trails.

                        The famous '7 bridges' walking trails.

                      • Mackinaw Island and the Big Mac Bridge is a day trip!

                        Mackinaw Island and the Big Mac Bridge is a day trip!

                      • cherry trees along Grand Traverse Bay/ wineries too!

                        cherry trees along Grand Traverse Bay/ wineries too!

                      VRBO #185747

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, January 31, 2015

                      $175 - $275 per night (USD)
                      Minimum stay: 1-4 nights
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                      • Sleeps
                        11
                      • Bedrooms
                        3
                      • Bathrooms
                        1
                      • Property type
                        Chalet
                      • Reviews
                        14
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 12 hours
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 01/26/2015
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