Alden Thayer Lake Cottage ('Pine')(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Lake Front Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bathroom, 4-6 Sleeps
This cute and clean '1940s' era cottage is much the way you would have found it mid-century: no TV, no phone, lots of clean air and water, nesting loons, and the good company you've traveled with. The cottage has one bedroom with a double bed, and another with two singles. This Thayer Lake beachfront cottage shares 150 feet of prime frontage with its sister cottage, 'Oak' (VRBO listing 57002). The cottage sits 400 feet back off the road. Thayer Lake is a no-wake lake perfect for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and relaxed enjoyment of nature. There are both sunny and shady areas along the waterfront and a lakeside fire pit for making S'mores. The lake access is shallow and gradual, good for children and wading. Within one mile of the cottage are two public accesses to Torch Lake, one of Michigan's largest and certainly most beautiful sandy-bottomed lakes.
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Member since: 2005
- 550 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Cottage includes picnic table, Weber charcoal grill and tools, outdoor furniture, new screened-in front porch, dock, swim raft, rowboat, canoe, and kayaks. Also included are gas stove, drip coffee maker, room fan, cooking utensils, microwave & kitchenware for up to six. Sleeping arrangement includes 1 Bedroom with full-size bed and an alcove with twin-size trundle bed (two singles). Cottage comes with blankets & pillows, renter supplies own sheets & towels. The cottage has an open kitchen, eating, and living area....moreless
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Off Peak Early
May 27 - Jun 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 11 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Off Peak Late
Sep 10 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $30
Two parking spots are available for this cottage. Please plan accordingly.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Up north near-by activities include nature trails, Torch Lake access less than one mile, fun shopping in town of Alden, Short's Brewery and Shanty Creek Golf in Bellaire. Thayer Lake is a 25-minute drive to Turtle Creek Casino. Traverse City, Charlevoix, Petoskey, and Elk Rapids are within 1 hour drive.
Cedar shake exterior of Pine cottage.
The Pine's kitchen.
The futon can serve as a third sleeping area in the Pine cottage.
Two twin beds in the second bedroom in Pine cottage.
Watch the sun rise with a cup of coffee on the wooden swing.
Thayer is a lovely, clear Northern MI lake; you can see the bottom in this pic.
October on Thayer Lake.
Bedroom with double bed.
The Pine's living room.
Front porch of Pine. A great place to nap and feel the summer breeze!
Next door to Pine is Oak cottage. If you are coming as a group, rent them both!
Sturdy, comfy swing.
Autumn approaches on Thayer Lake, still as glass.
The swing in fall; the only thing missing is a crackling fire in the pit.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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