Gorgeous Cottage with Sandy Beach on Beautiful Torch Lake(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6) - Huge deck, great view, all amenities
Property Location: This cottage is located 1.5 miles from Torch River and Torch River Marine where you can rent pontoon and speed boats. It is approximately 5 miles south of Alden, which boasts shops, restaurants, and tennis courts. You are just a boat ride away from the Dockside restaurant at Clam River, which is a great place to sit outside, watch the boats go by, and enjoy a nice lunch or dinner. You are a short 20 minute drive from Traverse City, home of the Traverse City Film Festival.
Beautiful House: The cottage is comfortable and airy and boasts all of the comforts and convenience of home, including a fully stocked kitchen and a washer and dryer. A large deck is great for el fresco dining and the yard large enough for Croquet and volleyball. A boat hoist is available, as well as a heavy duty mooring anchor 100 feet from shore for a second watercraft. Long dock has a deck area for beach chairs.
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Member since: 2008
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- New shower and tub installed Summer 2015.
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Paper Towels
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 27 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 6%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: I grew up in Southfield, MI and now live with my husband and son in Washington state. We love the outdoors, camping and hiking, and our summer visits to Torch. There is nothing like Torch Lake anywhere that I've ever been in the world. My family has had a place on the lake since the 1960s, starting with my grandmother whose cabin was just west of the cottage on Ladd Drive.
Why the Owner Chose Rapid City, MI, USA:
I spent every summer of my childhood on Torch and, though I have traveled to many places in my life, I have never found a place as beautiful as Torch Lake. The water is clear and the sand is sugary. You can walk out for half a mile before it is over your head and it's great for kids because of the shallow water near the beach. The cottage is a perfect place for a couple or family with its comfortable rooms and amenities.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Crystal clear water and a sandy bottom are great for kids, for playing and swimming. Beautiful view all the way down the lake with glorious sunrise and sunsets. Awesome for swimming, boating, sunning, and SUPs.
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Large yard leads down to sandy beach and lake
Shallow water with sandy bottom is ideal for swimming
Yard leads to beach, heavy duty mooring anchor available for boats
Kitchen features an eat-in bar
Picture window in the living room affords beautiful views of the lake
Stone fireplace accents entry to cottage
Storm at Sunset - completely un-enhanced photo taken with iPhone 6
The calm after the storm on Torch lake facing North from the house.
Midday in the summer looking from the lake to the house. The water is that clear
Sunlight shines into the dining room and living room with picture window
Water is clear with a sandy bottom - view of house from lake
Front bedroom faces the lake
Master bedroom faces the lake
Deck is great for entertaining and el fresco dining
Walkway to entry leads off of circle drive and is adjacent to garage
Sunrise calm facing West.
Sunset in late summer. Picture window shows the reflection of the lake.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 16, 2017
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