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Quaint Log Cabin on Peaceful Northern Michigan Lake

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6

This lovely, clean, and unique log cabin is located in northern Michigan surrounded by beautiful hardwood trees and just feet away from a calm no wake lake. This cabin is truly a little gem on Thayer Lake and right across the street from the world recognized Torch Lake. If summer is your season you can enjoy your days either kayaking, fishing, napping in the hammock, sitting in the hot tub, taking a scenic walk, or visiting one of the many other lakes in the area. You will be minutes away from great restaurants and the great outdoors. If you wish to spend time here in the winter you will amazed at the proximity of many outdoor sports including; downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and of course ice fishing right out your backdoor. Any one of these activities couldn't be capped off any better then by sliding into the steaming water our your own personal hot tub.

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018


Alden Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • If you are so lucky to sleep on the pull out sofa you will enjoy falling asleep to a view of the stars and waking to the beautiful morning sun gazing through the glass roof above you.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This location is not only ideal for families but makes a wonderful romantic getaway for two. It is private, cozy, and contains all of the amenities necessary to create a beautiful romantic week or weekend. Items you DO NOT need to bring include: sheets, towels, dishes, pots, pans, coffee pot. Items to not forget include: paper towels, cooking oils, spices, coffee, shampoo, soap, beach towels/blanket, marshmallows (of course), fishing poles and tackle (great fishing lake), and a great attitude.


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Quaint Log Cabin on Peaceful Northern Michigan Lake
average rating of 4.5 based on 16 reviews
Plainwell michigan

Perfect northern getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really needed to step away from our busy lives, we found the cabin very relaxing, and with a great view and setting on Thayer lake. We enjoyed the hot tub, the mornings coffee at lake level from the hot tub was pretty cool. Thanks to our host for the use of the place, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice week

  • 3 of 5

Boat leaked and had to bail out every 10 min.

House was nice But too close to smoking neighbors. Would enjoy if not close to street or neighbors.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We are glad that you found the house nice. Our listing does state that there is a canoe and two kayaks at the cabin free for your use. However, the fishing boat is not listed as something for guest use. The boat, as we know, is in need of repair. If you would have asked us if this was free for you to use we would have let you know that it is not. As for the neighbor, we are sorry that the smoke bothered you. With the six foot privacy fence between the neighbor's house and ours, we have not noticed that this has been an issue in the past but do feel bad that it was bothersome. However, this is not a direct review of the house. I would like to note that this neighbor is no longer living at that house, as of recently. We do strive to provide a clean wonderful property where guests would like to visit again. Again, thank you for your feedback.
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Cozy relaxed get away.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great vacation! Beautiful view. Cottage was cozy and family friendly. Didn't want to come back home to reality. Would definitely recommend

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very quiet! Beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Rustic cabin feel-just what we were looking for. Canoeing on the lake was heavenly, so tranquil. Will be back!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Last summer my husband and two boys rented this quaint little cabin for one last summer getaway before the start of the new school year. The pictures do not do it justice, this little cabin is paradise. There were so many activities available for my boys that my husband and I actually had a bit of alone time for once. :) not only were there canoes and kayaks, but also a full fishing set! We couldn't get kids away from the lake... even for dinner. If I am remembering correctly, we had a fire every night we were there! It really gave us all the opportunity to enjoy ourselves before a hectic school year. We will be back this summer, hopefully more than once!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grand Rapids

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I came up-north for my birthday weekend. Being from the city of Grand Rapids, this was a perfect getaway. We had originally planned to go Short's Brewery for the weekend, but once we arrived we couldn't get away! Instead, we just grabbed a couple 6 packs and hunkered down together. Beautiful lakefront view from the hot tub, hammocks, canoes and kayaks, and fire pit; why would we want to go anywhere else. We will definitely be back again soon!!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Traverse City
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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