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Alden Thayer Lake Cottage ('Pine')

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Cedar shake exterior of Pine cottage.

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • 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

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 550 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • There are 2 private, separate bedrooms in the Pine cottage with a small couch in the common area....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 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

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave

Outside

  • Boat:

    Two ~12' aluminum rowboats (non-motorized) are available and shared between the cabins. Life jackets available....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two single kayaks and a canoe are shared between the cabins....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Peak Early
May 27 - Jun 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$110
$650
Peak
Jun 11 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$790 $3,069
Off Peak Late
Sep 10 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$100
$585
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$790

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $30

Notes:

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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Location

28 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capitol Airport, Traverse City, Michigan
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Dockside
133 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington, MI (there is another in Muskegon)
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Shanty Creek
153 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak in Grand Rapids
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M88
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Dockside
Alden, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
Thayer Lake

Car: Recommended

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.

 

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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Photos

  • Cedar shake exterior of Pine cottage.

    Cedar shake exterior of Pine cottage.

  • The Pine's kitchen.

    The Pine's kitchen.

  • The futon can serve as a third sleeping area in the Pine cottage.

    The futon can serve as a third sleeping area in the Pine cottage.

  • Two twin beds in the second bedroom in 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.

    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.

    Thayer is a lovely, clear Northern MI lake; you can see the bottom in this pic.

  • October on Thayer Lake.

    October on Thayer Lake.

  • Bedroom with double bed.

    Bedroom with double bed.

  • The Pine's living room.

    The Pine's living room.

  • Front porch of Pine. A great place to nap and feel the summer breeze!

    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!

    Next door to Pine is Oak cottage. If you are coming as a group, rent them both!

  • Sturdy, comfy swing.

    Sturdy, comfy swing.

  • Autumn approaches on Thayer Lake, still as glass.

    Autumn approaches on Thayer Lake, still as glass.

  • The swing in fall; the only thing missing is a crackling fire in the pit.

    The swing in fall; the only thing missing is a crackling fire in the pit.

VRBO #467656

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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