Renovated interior and exceptionally clean cottage located just minutes from the famous Sand Bar at the south end of Torch Lake, one of the world's most beautiful lakes. Added new TV for 2013 along with larger dining room table and very large 10 foot picnic table. Cottage has 2nd lot with 145 ft. of private frontage just across the street on Rapid River, with its great sandy riverbed with gradual sloping bottom, ideal for kids, fishing (Blue Ribbon Trout Stream), canoeing, kayaking or small boat access to Torch or entire chain of lakes. Incredible sunsets and local wildlife viewable from the patio or dock.
Boat the over 75 miles of connected waterways during the day and enjoy the private shady wooded yard from the hammock, enjoy a relaxing dip in the hot tub or spend the evening around a campfire(wood provided) by the beach. Close proximity (less than 1 mile) to 2 public boat launches provide convenient access to Northern Michigan incredible Chain of Lakes. A variety of boat rentals are available by the day or week to meet the needs of any group.
The house has been comfortably updated, with two queen beds and a queen over queen bunk bed. Infant’s crib and additional inflatable queen mattresses are available. New 450 thread-count sheets and towels are provided for your comfort. Fully equipped kitchen with both gas and charcoal grills available. Front and rear patios with a large deck for outdoor entertainment. The home is wheelchair accessible with a roll-in shower in second bathroom. Includes cable television and high speed internet access including wifi and recently added portable Air Conditioning unit.
Nearby golf includes The Bear, A-Ga-Ming or The Legend. Try the recently expanded Turtle Creek Casino, or explore nearby Alden. We are only 20 minutes from Traverse City, home of the National Cherry Festival, Harbor Days in nearby Elk Rapids, the National Morel Mushroom Festival in nearby Boyne City, or the National Trout Festival in Kalkaska. Perfect for enjoying the spectacular Fall colors in late September and early October. Also ideal for hunting.
Antrim and Kalkaska counties are snowmobile friendly with rentals and hundreds of miles of nearby trails. Shanty Creek/ Schuss Mountain is right around the corner and Boyne is just 45 minutes away. There are beautiful hiking and snowshoeing trails out the back door or just minutes away in the National Forest, Skegemog or Grass River Natural Areas.
We also enjoyed our time here. the location is great and our little 2 and a half year old girl enjoyed the day trips to the beach and shaded playground in downtown Elk Rapids, Castle Farms in Charlevoix and Raven Hill Discovery Center in East Jordan. Thank you for providing all the literature about the region which helped us plan our trips.
The house is very nice and we felt right at home.
Beautiful 145 feet of frontage on sandy river with Blue Ribbon Trout Stream up river and small boat access downstream to nearby Torch Lake and entire Chain of Lakes.
We enjoy the hot tub after a swim, playing in the garden or hiking at nearby Seven Bridges.
Less than 1 mile to Torch Lake Sandbar!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Summer - Saturday to Saturday
May 31 2014 - Sep 6 2014
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||300|
|1/2 of rental fee is and signed contract is required to reserve the cottage
1/2 of rental fee and $300 security deposit is due 3 weeks prior to your arrival
|Notes||Our cottage is only available for Saturday to Saturday rentals during the summer.|
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.