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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
"My husband and I enjoyed a fall trip to this perfect cottage on Torch Lake! Very conveniently located to all things an adventurer would want to do! We shopped, and hiked, and relaxed and enjoyed the quiet beauty of fall. The house was perfect and Kim was a lovely hostess. It's a wonderful time of year to be in Northern Michigan and loved the convenience and amenities the house offered. Would surely return! Thanks so much for the hospitality and kindness shown. We are big fans!!"
Guest: Susan A.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
"Our family spent the weekend at the Birchwood Cottage and felt very comfortable. The house was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed. The view of the lake, while sitting on the deck, could not be beat and watching the sunset was just amazing! We wanted a weekend where we could just go relax and unwind and it couldn't of been more perfect here! The owner was also so nice and very easy to work with. We would definitely recommend the Birchwood Cottage to family and friends."
Guest: HelenDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
"We fell in love with your vacation home from the pictures and hoped that they were a real depiction of the place. We were not disappointed. The home was lovely and spotless and had everything that you'd ever need to have a wonderful vacation.We had 3 girls who rode the bikes into town every day and played games in the four seasons room on rainy days. We we shopped in Alden and Bellaire and Charlevoix. We went to several good restaurants around the lake. We rented a boat and the girls went tubing and we even got to watch the Tigers on your big screen TV. Everyone was happy because there were so many options. We had all of our meals on the outside deck where we grilled and there was plenty of both sun and shade . Most days there was a nice breeze and, of course, the gorgeous lake to look at. We loved the park like landscaping and the all over beauty and serenity of the place. Everyone gave us a friendly wave as we drove in and out on the street. We ate at Dockside , the Torch Riviera, the Wild Onion , and The Alden Bar. We had giant ice cream cones at the little store in Alden. I also bought a couple of winning lotto tickets there. We replenished our spices from the Spice Mill and bought smoked fresh fish from the smokehouse in Bellaire. The entire week seemed almost magical to us and we would highly reommend it to our friends . We left reluctently with great memories and feeling very relaxed."
Guest: the Sperlbaum FamilyDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
Unique ! Relaxing ! You wont be disappointed !!!!!
"Clean , comfortable , well equipped , charming , historical touches , sweeping view of the lake , beautiful yard and gardens ..... And to add , the owners are very accommodating and hospitable. The location keeps you in the center of Alden , to enjoy a leisurely walk thru the town , or enjoy the private back yard setting , dock , and view the lake. Alden is centrally located in general , to travel to other points of interest as well , and be back in enough time to take in a sunset on Torch , which are always second to none ."
Guest: Danny H Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 2, 2014