4 Seasons Cottage on Clam Lake, Just a Short Boat Ride to Torch Lake(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 bedroom 3 full bath 3300 sqft, sleeps 10, large lakefront lot, sandy beach
We are secluded with a 1.25 acre lot and just over 200 feet of lake frontage with a sandy beach for the kids and grandkids to play in. But also close to all the fun stuff like Torch lake, Golf, lots of shopping, skiing, hiking, biking and so much more.
Families will love the large lot and quiet safe area that has very little traffic. Apple and Cherry orchards are right next door. The boating and water sports are incredible. There are 5 lakes all connected together with the Grass and Torch Rivers, so you have over 100 miles of shoreline and over 31,000 acres of lakes to explore including Torch Lake which is just a few minutes away and has been voted one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
Hikers, bikers, runners, walkers and site seers will enjoy the quiet rolling hills and roads in our part of the area. You will see deer, wild turkey, swans, and our favorite, the Loons. The spring with the smells from blossoms from all the orchards and the morels in the woods is a quiet but nice time to visit. The fall with the incredible colors is worth a trip. Stop in at one of the maple syrup shacks along your way and enjoy true maple syrup.
Foodies will savor the Up North restaurant choices. Northern Michigan has become a vacation destination for food and wine lovers. There are so many choices you will need to come back again. Whether it be Cajun inspired food at Pearl's, Polish cuisine at Leg's Inn, or perhaps one of the farm to table restaurants or a cherry pie from one of the road side stands, you can't go wrong.
Shoppers will enjoy the many small towns all within a short drive. Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Leelanau wine country, Elk Rapids, Petosky, Charlevoix, Gaylord and Boyne City, Harbor Springs all make for a nice day trip.
Golfers will love that there are 7 courses within 12 miles of the cottage including highly ranked ( #12 ) Hawks Eye, ( #16 ) Cedar River, and Arnold Palmer's Legend course at Schuss mountain. Within an hour's drive you will find courses from Jack Nicklause, ( The Bear ). Gaylord area has 17 courses from designers such as Robert Trent Jones, Tom Fazio, Rick Smith, Jerry Matthews to name a few. There are over 40 courses within an hours drive of the cottage.
Hunters can expect to find plenty of deer, wild turkey, as well as other small game. Fisherman will be in heaven as Clam Lake and the other 4 lakes are full of Bass, Perch, Blue Gill, Pike, Muskie and Atlantic Salmon. There is even a couple of winter Ice Fishing tournaments.
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Member since: 2015
- 3300 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
LATE FALL WINTER
Dec 3 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
MEMORIAL EARLY SUMMER
May 20 - Jun 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 10 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
4TH OF JULY WEEK
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 8 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 2 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 9 - Oct 13, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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In the heart of Northern Michigan, short scenic drives to Traverse City, Charlevoix, Gaylord, Elk Rapids, Petosky, Harbor Springs, Sleeping Bear Dunes. The perfect location for those that like to travel around on short trips, as well as those that want to sit on the porch and simply read a good book
Year Purchased: 2013
Why the Owner Chose Bellaire, MI, USA:
We had been vacationing in the are for a number of years and saw this house that had room for our family of 6 as well as room for friends and relatives to come visit. It needed some love and attention to bring it up to date. With 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths and a large kitchen and family room, it has the perfect amount of space for family gatherings. 2 bedrooms are on the main floor and the other 3 are upstairs. The lot is 1 1/4 acres with over 200 feet of lake frontage. We have neighbors on one side and a small public access on the west side. Bring your boat / pontoon / water craft. DeWitt's marine and Butch's marine both offer pull up filling for all your water toys as well as beer, pop food and munchies for the day on the lake. Clam Lake is normally much calmer than Torch Lake because of it's size.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You will love the location, the quiet setting that is close to so many things Northern Michigan has to offer. When we found this place, it needed some love and lots of hard work and now we are sharing it with our family, friends and new friends we meet thru VRBO. You just can't beat waking up to a calm as glass lake, with the sounds of Loon's calling nearby. If its a rainy day, sitting on the porch as the rain hits the steel roof has it's own hypnotic melody that somehow makes a rainy day at the lake a good day to put your feet up and kick back with a book you've been wanting to read but haven't been able to find the time.
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Welcome to our cottage up North !
What better place to have a cup of coffee or an afternoon cocktail
The family room is just off the kitchen and dining area, WI-FI and Direct TV
WIFI and DIRECTTV at the cottage
Clam Lake from our shore on a morning where it was truly glass
Sunset looking west on Clam Lake from our beach
beach and pier
Main floor bed 2 with a queen
large bedroom upstairs,
3rd bath has 2 vanities plus a shower
3rd floor vanity. there is a shower in this bath
Morel hunting success, was a great steak dinner !!
Nice Sandy Beach area as well as a huge yard and fire pit for S'Mores at night
A nice bright spacious kitchen with a wonderful view of the lake and beach
Dining area and kitchen easily seat 10 or more with views of beach and lake
Early morning sunrise from the pier. Good fishing to the east by Grass River
Sunset on the pier of the cottage
Kitchen Aid charcoal grill with room for 14 huge Ribeye's plus potatoes & onions
main floor master with king bed
Big bedroom bunk bed
5th bedroom has a trundle bed
3rd bedroom upstairs, 2 doubles and 1 twin, plus 2 closets and full bath
View from drive coming into house, plenty of parking on room to play, 1.25 acres
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 19, 2017
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