Modern Spacious Home at Gorgeous Torch Lake with Sweeping View
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- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Alden house description
Welcome to fabled Torch Lake, heralded by National Geographic as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, “where the rainbow stores its colors” of crystal clear Caribbean aquamarines and sandy bottom. Your vacation hideaway home is idyllic, situated on a slopping green grass bluff with lavish flower beds surrounded on three sides by tall/towering evergreens with expansive views of beautiful Torch Lake. From your elegant and private deck overlooking the private road and lake, drink in the fresh northern air as you sip a morning coffee or perhaps an evening cocktail complete with fabulous lake sunsets.
This modern and private family home has everything you need to make it the perfect home base for any vacation concept. It is spacious and perfect for the multi generational vacation, with something for everyone, even handicap accessible. Just a relaxing five minute stroll to the quaint and picture perfect town of Alden with marvelous shopping, boutiques, dining, tennis and boat launch. Plenty of activities are just a bike ride or walk away; the historic train depot, kids playground and park with lake beaches, hiking trails up Coy Mountain, biking trails on roads or in the woods, river canoeing and many fabulous golf courses including the world class famous Legends, all of it just outside your door. Of course fall and winter brings you opportunities for Michigan’s finest fall color tours, skiing and snowmobiling. Traverse City is a short 25 minutes away for exciting nights on the town, shopping and cultural events, not to mention the gorgeous East and West bays, Lake Michigan and the Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas.
The house boasts four bedrooms and three and a half baths.The upper living level houses a great room with high-end home theater and marvelous large window views, separate dining in the three seasons room and on the deck, and a modern kitchen with all the appliances. An office is also present with high speed cable modem. Two master bedrooms are located on this level, each with en-suite facilities and floor to ceiling windows.
Downstairs is a second family area with home theater and large circular dining space served by a dumb waiter, walk out entrance and two of the four bedrooms and bath. It’s a great place for the kids or a second couple to have their own space.
Our neighborhood is quiet and peaceful and therefor not conducive to large or noisy groups or parties. The speed limit on our road is 15 MPH (enforced by neighbors) making it perfect for walking or biking.
Reserve your dates soon to escape to a very special true Northern Michigan experience.
Best regards, Kevin and Judy
Keywords: Modern, spacious, private, well equipped, two-level living, gorgeous views, centrally located, beautifully furnished, high end entertainment system, quite neighborhood,
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Linens Provided:
- Air Conditioning:
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Outdoor Grill
- Jet Skiing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Medical Services
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
ReviewsWrite a review
Lovely home with view of Torch Lake
Lovely home with view of Torch Lake
A well appointed house with a view of Torch Lake from the deck and 3 of the rooms. The 2 bedrooms downstairs have no windows. Access to the lake and the village of Alden are a short walk away. House has wifi and good TV in the living room. Kitchen is well equipped and a charcoal bbq is available. We enjoyed our stay very much.
- Guest Happy traveller (California)
- Date of stay 07/20/13
- Review Submitted 07/31/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Beautiful place to stay, great location!
Beautiful place to stay, great location!
Home was immaculate and had all the space and amenities needed for a fantastic weekend. Patio chairs, grill, bonfire pit, just down the road were sand volley ball courts in a park overlooking the lake. Owners greeted us at property to review everything we needed to know and were a pleasure to meet. Great location- quiet road with friendly neighbors and beautiful view of lake, quick walk into town with public boat dock and cute restaurants.
- Guest Jen K. (Northville)
- Date of stay 06/14/13
- Review Submitted 06/20/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, tourists without a car, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
We had a wonderful stay and recommend this home to anyone headed to Torch Lake. The location is ideal with a view of the lake from the back deck and just a short walk or bike ride to the water for a swim or into town for ice cream and shopping. The owners were very kind and allowed us to use their bikes. We made a day trip to Mackinac Island (hour and 1/2) and also to Traverse City (30 min). We recommend renting a pontoon boat at Fabiano's - nice, new boats. The lake is breathtaking - unlike any I have ever seen. Overall, a comfortable stay with 5 adults and 1 child. The area is nice and safe for children - little to no traffic on private road. Oh, and they had a badminton net and rackets set up in the yard - we played every night as the sun went down:) We will be back!
- Guest Dixieland (Grand Rapids, MI)
- Date of stay 07/08/12
- Review Submitted 07/14/12
Recommended for: Families with young children.
Owner response: It is a pleasure to have guests stay at our house who appreciate and enjoy it as much as we do. Judy and Kevin
$2,100 per week September 7 thru June 7, $2,300 per week June, July and August November through April…long term rental negotiable Renters Insurance …$49.00 required Multiple weeks or long term (summer or winter) rentals.... contact for discounts House cleaning fee...$80.00 Refundable damage deposit $200 3 weeks cancellation notice for full refund
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Beautiful, spacious newer house, overlooking lake offers privacy and comfort.
Modern kitchen open airy with lake & garden views
Three season room is idyllic for dining with pass thru window from kitchen.
Torch lake aerial view
Stroll private lakeside drive to historic depot,park,beaches and beautiful Alden
2nd ensuite room with views of private wooded yard.
Lower level "childrens" bedroom.
Torch Lake is an all sports lake. Famed as 7th "most beautiful lake in world".
Main floor living room views will make you say "WOW". Impressive home theatre.
Beautiful lake views from the spacious deck which includes grill, table & chairs
Separate office with views, cable modem/WI-FI and glass top desks
Master bedroom with floor to ceiling views of lake & double bathroom.
Lower level bedroom with queen size comfy bed.
Nearby Alden-charming quaint shopping village at waters edge with public docks.
Abundant floral landscaping and wildlife surround the house
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