Charming Cabin on Chain-of-Lakes(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
Keywords: cabin, cottage
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Member since: 2012
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), all carpeted
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
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Sep 6 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $50
- Property Damage Protection $59
Check-in time is 2 PM or later. Check-out time is 10 AM or earlier. FIREWORKS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT ANY TIME.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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A haven for plant and animal life, the Grass River Natural Area encompasses lakes, a meandering river, rushing streams and crystal clear creeks — a haven for plant and animal life, including both rare and endangered species. This natural eco-guardian project lies midway on the Chain of Lakes waterway, a connector of Clam Lake, Torch Lake and Lake Bellaire. It is open seven days a week from dawn to dusk....MoreCollapse
The property is in a scenic area on a chain-of-lakes 67 miles long. Clam Lake runs into Torch Lake which National Geographic named the 3rd most beautiful lake in the world! Clam Lake also runs into the Grass River Nature Preserve - a beautiful preserve including the river and a large protected section of land which fronts on the river and has great walking trails! The preserve has an education center and offers terrific nature programs for all ages. It is handicap accessible.
The area is full of old growth trees which give you a sense of peace and tranquility. The trees are beautiful all year but in each season the landscape changes into fall colors, winter snow, spring wildflowers, and summer shade. The cabin's location is also surprisingly near sensational golf and ski resorts, gambling casinos with headliner entertainment, the small towns of Bellaire and Alden, the nearby cities of Traverse, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Harbor Springs. There are shops filled with one-of-a-kind pieces and ready for you from the budget shopper on up! Dining in the area is terrific: lots of great restaurants from ice cream parlors to 4 star gourmet cuisine. Every visitor will be very happy they came. Something wonderful for the young and not so young, casual or intense fitness, and land-lubber or water enthusiast. Families return year after year, generation after generation to this rare and beautiful area. Kayaks and pontoon boat available. Inquire about rates for pontoon boat.
Year Purchased: 1988
About the owner: I grew up spending summers on Torch Lake around the corner from Clam Lake. My family moved fulltime to Petoskey in 1985. I have always loved the chain-of-lakes for the natural beauty and recreational opportunities.
Why the Owner Chose Bellaire, MI, USA:
The cabin's privacy and location on Clam Lake made it an opportunity too good to pass up. I intend to pass on the property to my children.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The cottage was built in the 1950s by a company known for building cottages with character in the area. I was drawn by the wood paneling, screened porch and covered boat slip.
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Clam House -- vacation home to families for generations
east side of cottage full of flowers
Portion of living room. Breakfront has games and books aplenty.
fishing for perch, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, pike, walleye, muskie
Cabin and Boat Slip, Pontoon is available for rental.
Lovers of wooden boats can spot them on Clam Lake
Beautiful Clam Lake
Clam flows into the Grass River Natural Area, part of 67 mile Chain-of-Lakes
Enjoy beautiful wildlife on Clam Lake, Grass River Natural Area & Chain-of-Lakes
Beautiful trillium in spring, a protected wildflower
Village of Alden welcomes you!
The Dockside on Clam River
sunshine on our private lawn
view of lake from screened porch
covered boatslip for 1 boat
Boats in Slips on Clam Lake
Clam Lake looking west to Torch Lake at top of photo
Beautiful Clam Lake
Clam Lake is part of the 67-mile long Chain-of-Lakes. Fish for various fish.
Loons nest on Clam Lake every year.
Enjoy forests filled in spring with trillium and sometimes morels!
The nearby village of Alden filled with shops and restaurants of all types
Sunset on Clam River and Lake -- different every evening
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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