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Alden Thayer Lake Cottage ('Oak')

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Thayer Lake cottage waterfront scene

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Last updated: 08/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Alden cottage description

This cute and clean '1940s' era cottage is much the way you would have found it mid-century: no TV, no phone, lots of clean air and water, nesting loons, and the good company you've traveled with. It has one bedroom with a double bed, and a curtained alcove room with a twin bed. The kitchen was updated in 2006 and the bath in 2013. New is the screened-in front porch and windows. This Thayer Lake beachfront cottage shares 150 foot of prime frontage with its sister cottage, 'Pine' (VRBO listing 467656). The cottage sits 400 feet back off the road. Thayer Lake is a no-wake lake perfect for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and relaxed enjoyment of nature. There are both sunny and shady areas along the waterfront and a lakeside fire pit for making S'mores. The lake access is shallow and gradual, good for children and wading. Within one mile of the cottage are two public accesses to Torch Lake, one of Michigan's largest and certainly most beautiful sandy-bottomed lakes.

Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking allowed in the cabins or on the covered porches. If you smoke outdoors, we ask that you throw your cig butts in the trash, not on the ground or in the lake....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We're sorry, but due to allergy concerns and for the peace of other renters we ask that you leave all pets at home....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a great place for your children--a safe and interesting spot for youngsters to explore the outdoors!...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave

          Amenities

              • Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • Cottage includes picnic table, Weber charcoal grill and tools, outdoor furniture, new screened-in front porch, dock, swim raft, rowboat, canoe, and kayaks. Also included are gas stove, drip coffee maker, room fan, cooking utensils, microwave & kitchenware for up to six. Sleeping arrangement includes 1 Bedroom with full-size bed and an alcove with twin-size trundle bed (two singles). Cottage comes with blankets & pillows, renter supplies own sheets & towels. The cottage has an open kitchen, eating, and living area....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Boat:

                    Two ~12' aluminum rowboats (non-motorized) are available and shared between the cabins. Life jackets available....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Two single kayaks and a canoe are shared between the cabins....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                      • Lakefront

                      Activities

                      • Museums
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Groceries
                      • Shopping
                      • Restaurants
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Antiquing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Mountain Biking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Peak
                      Jun 21 - Sep 5, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $605 $2,200

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Off Peak Late
                      Sep 6 - Oct 10, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $80
                      $485 $1,580
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $605
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Half of rental fee down to hold reservation, half at end of stay (leave a check when you check out). There will be a cleaning fee of $30 for less than full week reservations.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 08/07/2014
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                      Location

                      28 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Cherry Capitol Airport, Traverse City, Michigan
                      Alden
                      Nearest Motorway
                      M88
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Dockside
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Shanty Creek
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      The Dockside

                      Car: Recommended

                      Up north near-by activities include nature trails, Torch Lake access less than one mile, fun shopping in town of Alden, Short's Brewery and Shanty Creek Golf in Bellaire. Thayer Lake is a 25-minute drive to Turtle Creek Casino. Traverse City, Charlevoix, Petoskey, and Elk Rapids are within 1 hour drive.

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Thayer Lake cottage waterfront scene

                        Thayer Lake cottage waterfront scene

                      • Inside of the Oak Cottage looking out at Thayer Lake

                        Inside of the Oak Cottage looking out at Thayer Lake

                      • Canoe, rowboat, and kayaks are available and a great way to enjoy Thayer Lake

                        Canoe, rowboat, and kayaks are available and a great way to enjoy Thayer Lake

                      • Sunny autumn colors

                        Sunny autumn colors

                      • A relaxing spot with Pine Cottage in the distance.

                        A relaxing spot with Pine Cottage in the distance.

                      • Oak's neighbor and sister cottage, 'Pine'.

                        Oak's neighbor and sister cottage, 'Pine'.

                      • Oak Cottage's waterfront face

                        Oak Cottage's waterfront face

                      • View of the kitchen/eating area in the Thayer Lake Oak cottage

                        View of the kitchen/eating area in the Thayer Lake Oak cottage

                      • A peek of paradise

                        A peek of paradise

                      • Autumn Fog

                        Autumn Fog

                      • Mallards on Thayer

                        Mallards on Thayer

                      • New bathroom renovation 2013

                        New bathroom renovation 2013

                      VRBO #57002

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                      This listing was first published here in 2005.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, April 08, 2014

                      $80 - $86 per night (USD)
                      2

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 08/07/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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