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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8) See our calendar for available dates.

Our cottage has three bedrooms, sleeps up to eight and has everything you need to have a wonderful, relaxing vacation. There are 2 twin & 3 full size beds. Please bring your own bed linens, bath & kitchen towels. Air conditioning, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fire pit with firewood, charcoal grill, pedal boat, enclosed front porch. Private boat dock available upon request.

The cottage is located at the South end of Torch Lake on Torch River. Just a 5 minute boat ride from your backyard to beautiful Torch Lake. Within walking distance to the public access on Torch Lake.

No Pets. No Smoking. We rent by the Week or Day (two night minimum); Memorial Day to Labor Day. Off Season Rates available. Check-in time is 3:00 pm. Check-out time is 10:00 am.

Experience Torch Lake's crystal clear waters, sandy bottoms and phenomenal sunsets. Recognized by National Geographic as one of the three most beautiful lakes in the world. Torch Lake is located in northwestern Michigan’s lower peninsula in what is referred to as the area’s 'chain of lakes' region. Many lakes and rivers run through the rolling hills from the town of Bellaire to Elk Rapids. One of the things that makes Torch Lake so beautiful is its unusual color – a mixture of pastel green, blue and turquoise. Some have called it a 'Caribbean Blue.' The colors and clarity of Torch Lake leaves one with lasting memories. Ideal swimming, boating, water skiing, sailing and a variety of water activities.

The close by surrounding communities offer a wide variety of artistic and cultural pursuits, excellent shopping and antiquing opportunities, and a huge assortment of restaurants, allowing you to explore the many quaint, picturesque and historic villages and towns in the area.

Keywords: House, cabin, cottage, waterfront, water, river, lakehouse, dock, slip, sandbar, boat,Torch Lake, Torch River

More Details

Frank and Kathy Bussa, 9904 Western Rd. Rapid City, MI 49676
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2017

About Frank and Kathy Bussa, 9904 Western Rd. Rapid City, MI 49676

Happily married since 1983, High School sweethearts. Love Torch Lake.

Frank and Kathy Bussa, 9904 Western Rd. Rapid City, MI 49676 purchased this house in 2002

Why Frank and Kathy Bussa, 9904 Western Rd. Rapid City, MI 49676 chose Torch Lake

We bought this home in hopes of retiring here some day. In the meantime we rent it out to help pay the expenses and to share our favorite spot with vacationers.

What makes this house unique

We love the campfire and the easy access to our boat


Rapid City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is on the ground floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1, ground floor.... Bedrooms 2 and 3, upstairs
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Great area for Boating, Fishing, Golf, Fall Color Tours, Hunting, Holiday get away. Located at the South End of Torch Lake on Torch River. Within walking distance to public access on Torch Lake. Short distance to shopping, casinos, nature walks, golf courses, trails, and much much more!


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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Alden Bar
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Mackinaw Island
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US 31 or US 131
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Torch Riviera
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Schuss/Shanty Creek
Nearest Beach
Torch Lake Sandbar
Car: recommended

Use of Pedal Boat. Private Boat Dock on Torch River Bayou available upon request


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

We are not able to accept credit cards.

$500 deposit required to reserve, $1600 weekly rent due 30 days prior to arrival. $500 deposit returned by mail after cleaning and inspection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.