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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Stayed at this cottage on Torch Lake and could not have been happier. Its really everything we were looking for when we think of a vacation up north. Calm, beautiful view (really nice large deck and dock with great seating to just relax) Nice fire pit and fireplace. On the west side for great views at evening. Kitchen very spacious and stocked with all the dishes we needed. Beds were as advertised and very comfy. I'm probably not doing it justice but it was just a lovely property and we would very gladly go back again. Owner was fantastic to work with as well - very reasonable and quick to reply to questions."
Guest: John S.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 26, 2015
"If you would like a traditional, comfortable, back in time experience, then this cottage has all the amenities. The views of Torch Lake sundowns are still quite memorable, with plenty of big sky and soaring eagles, where pictures paint and books write themselves. This cottage aligns in a historic setting with large trees and a beach front with multiple views. You could sit on the dock, relax on an overlooking deck, or feet in the sand on the side beach. You can see water from bedside or the sunset around the fireplace in the family room. This is traditional, this is why we go north to unwind and it provides the perfect conduit for the experience. Utilities are updated perfectly and do not distract from a turn of century feel for the cottage. Thank you Nan for sharing your family heritage and for being a consummate host"
Guest: CathyDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 25, 2015
"This is a wonderful property on Torch Lake. The home is exactly as described through pictures and the description and was the perfect spot for our girls weekend. The home was very clean and was decorated beautifully! The owner of this home was very attentive and helped to make our stay enjoyable. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a relaxing time on the Torch Lake sandbar!"
Guest: Jennifer J.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 1, 2015
"My husband and I just got back from another 2 weeks at Thayer (this was our 3rd year). Yes, 2 weeks. Our first year here, 10 days just wasn't enough...and honestly, 2 weeks isn't either. We are already thinking of coming back in the fall. This is our third year vacationing here. We love the quiet of the no wake lake, fishing is excellent (mostly bass and pan fish but almost guaranteed to catch a couple - even from the dock - every time you go out), close to things to do (this year we went zip lining in Boyne, last year Sleeping Bear Dunes), cute towns close by (Alden, Bellaire and Traverse City), there is also a Casino.... OR the best part is, you can just sit and gaze at the beauty of the lake, watch the wild life (the loons are really cool - we saw a bald eagle and osprey). If you really need some excitement Torch Lake is right next door.... The cabins are great - newly renovated - the screened in porch on the Oak is the best - brings back childhood memories of family vacations (when we went so distracted by tv, phones/texting and internet)... This is the place to unplug. Also note that the cabins have an natural climate control. They tend to stay cool in the heat and warm when cooler (though be sure to prepare for both extremes at any time of year - there is a small heater and fan but northern Michigan weather can be fickle... this year the coolest at night was about 44 - warmest in day about 80) and not to mention - Tim and Stephanie - they are great...Sum it up: The worse part about this entire experience - leaving."
Guest: Sue E.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015