Send this page to a friend

Thank You

Your message has been sent.

You can send this page to up to five email addresses. Please separate each email address with a comma.

PERFECT RETREAT COTTAGE ON BEAUTIFUL LAKE MICHIGAN

Sonya Hebden

Advertiser since: 2013
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights

Sonya Hebden

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

PERFECT RETREAT COTTAGE ON BEAUTIFUL LAKE MICHIGAN

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights

Overview

Torch Lake House Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Cottage On The Shores Of Lake Michigan

Are you feeling stressed with your life; are your children driving you batty; do you need a bit of a time-out from your significant other; do you want a quiet place to read, paint, write, think, or just be; do you and your significant other need a romantic getaway? If you answered yes to any of the above, then our cottage is the perfect place for you.

Nestled amongst 10 acres of forest, the cottage sits on the shores of beautiful, picturesque Lake Michigan. It is small and quaint, simply and beautifully furnished. It has one bedroom and a fold out couch in the living room. It can sleep up to 4 people. The bathroom is fairly large with a walk in shower. Linens and beach towels are provided.

The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots and pans, etc. Everything you need to cook your favorite meals.

The property is located within walking distance of Torch Lake Nature Preserve which contains many miles of trails. Walk, jog, whatever you like, you can do this on the road, on wooded trails or along the miles and miles of shore on Lake Michigan.

The cottage is located off of highway 31, a short distance (about a 30 minute drive) north of Traverse City. Just north of the cottage are the towns of Charlevoix (about 17 miles) and Petosky (about 30 miles). Also close to Harbor Springs, Elk Rapids, Macinac City and Island and numerous other small towns in the Northern Michigan area.

Nightlife can be around a bonfire and s'mores on the beach overlooking the beautiful sunsets, or it can be dinning, gambling, or clubbing in the nearby casinos. You choose the pace.

If you have a boat and want to bring that up with you, close to the cottage, there are two public boat accesses. One to Lake Michigan, and one to Torch Lake. Torch Lake is considered to be one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and if you have not seen it, you should. If you don't have a boat, you can spend the day at the public park playing basketball, having a picnic, and swimming in the clear waters of Torch Lake. All within walking distance of the cottage.

The winter is also a perfect time to be at the cottage. The snow is beautiful and there is nothing like a stroll through the forest trails as the snow gently falls around you engulfing you in a world of peace, quiet and a white wonderland. In fact, winter is one of our favorite times to be at the cottage.

We rent the cottage out only once per month, so book your stay early.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sonya Hebden (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english

About Sonya Hebden

We are Tim and Sonya, married and living in Dallas Texas with our four children. We are both from Michigan and both attended MSU. We have vacationed in northern Michigan for the past 28 years, visiting family who live there.

Sonya Hebden purchased this house in 2008

Why Sonya Hebden chose Torch Lake

We purchased this property as a future retirement home for us and a future vacation destination for our children and their (future) children. The property is so picturesque, quiet, and perfect for slowing down our hectic, fast-paced lives.

What makes this house unique

The location of the cottage is incredible. We love that we can walk for miles and miles (either direction) along the shores of Lake Michigan. The lake is always different and we love hunting for Petosky stones. The cottage is so cute and quaint, very well built and simple and elegant. Perfect for a relaxing, no fuss life style.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

Write a Review
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
business
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475764vb
- 2145647571
Torch Lake Northern Michigan
Bremen, In USA
4

Picture perfect and exactly what we needed

  • 4 of 5
Exactly as described. The owners could not have been more nice and helpful. My wife and I enjoyed the seclusion and the location is close to Charlevoix, Traverse City, Petoskey and Mackinac city and island were only an hour and half or so. Highly recommended and would stay again at this property.
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475764vb
- 2145647571
Torch Lake Northern Michigan
Bozeman, MT
5

Visiting from Montana

  • 5 of 5
This property was exactly as advertised. It is located on a beautiful stretch of beach on Grand Traverse Bay near Eastport. The photo of the water is from the landing of the steps going down from the beach, while the cottage itself is set back among the trees about 40 feet, with a nice path through the woods. The cottage seems to be pretty new. Everything worked nicely, and it was meticulously clean when we arrived. The communications with the owners were so friendly and welcoming, we were really encouraged to feel at home in their cottage, and we did. We have two children, 15 and 11, and they had a great time on the beach, as well as on our day trips to Charlavoix, Elk Rapids, and Traverse City. We would definitely go back. It was beautiful, restful, peaceful, and fun.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475764vb
- 2145647571
Torch Lake Northern Michigan
5

What a wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5
What a great vacation we had at this property. It starts with the prompt & professional correspondence from the property owner. Once you get there, you're met with a clean, beautiful property in great condition. The view of Lake Michigan is phenomenal- and of course you can't beat Torch Lake! I think any time you're in the market for a rental property, one of the biggest concerns is how accurate of a depiction the owner creates with his/her descriptions of the property online. I'm here to tell you that this property is exactly how it's portrayed- perhaps better! WILL go back!
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475764vb
- 2145647571
Torch Lake Northern Michigan
5

Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
What a great vacation we had at this property. It starts with the prompt & professional correspondence from the property owner. Once you get there, you're met with a clean, beautiful property in great condition. The view of Lake Michigan is phenomenal- and of course you can't beat Torch Lake! I think any time you're in the market for a rental property, one of the biggest concerns is how accurate of a depiction the owner creates with his/her descriptions of the property online. I'm here to tell you that this property is exactly how it's portrayed- perhaps better! WILL go back!
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475764vb
- 2145647571
Torch Lake Northern Michigan
Michigan
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
This property was perfect! The accommodations and location were excellent. The property was clean and the owners were helpful with providing information about the area. The owners were also quick to respond to any questions that we had prior to our arrival. We hope to return to the property again.
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Perfect Retreat Cottage On Beautiful Lake Michigan
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p475764vb
- 2145647571
Torch Lake Northern Michigan
5

This place is amazing!

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a clean, quiet and relaxing place to stay, look no further! This place is awesome! The owner is so helpful. She answered all of my questions right away and the place far exceeded our expectations. We had a really nice bonfire on the lake. The lake is just 100 steps from this nice cottage. If you are on the porch, you can hear the waves:) We hope to return!
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 31
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Shanty Creek
Nearest Beach
Our home is on a beach
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

From $3,500 Per month

Torch Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
31 night minimum stay
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes I rent my cottage out only one time per month for a minimum stay of 7 nights. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates to see total
Available
Unavailable

Amenities

Torch Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Other Vacation Properties

$1,000 - $2,400 per week
2 - 7 night minimum stay
  • 1 BR,
  • 1 BA,
  • Sleeps 6
$990 per week
2 night minimum stay
  • 1 BR,
  • 1 BA,
  • Sleeps 2
$1,750 per week
3 night minimum stay
  • 2 BR,
  • Sleeps 6

Contact the Owner

Tell the owner when you would like to travel.

Tell us about your trip, then book it

Enter dates to calculate a quote