Stunning contemporary. 3 bedroom/3 full baths. 3200 Sq Ft, including the walk out lower level (finished in 2015). Home features a large kitchen and great room with panoramic views of the lake. Large deck, cedar sun porch, large patio with fire pit, 1st floor master suite. 1st floor den with queen sofa sleeper. 2 bedrooms up. Lower level features sleeping for 4, full bathroom, game area and family room with large flatscreen tv. Walks out to the patio/firepit area. Incudes extra refrigerator for additional beverages and easy access to lake. All furniture brand new in 2015, new carpet in lower level. 2 kayaks available at no additional charge.
- House3200 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights
Luxury Rental On Clam Lake. Easy Access To Torch.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Jun 16, 2018
About Shelly Kesh
We've had a cottage on Clam Lake for 16 years and recently purchased our dream home just a few doors down. For years we've enjoyed sharing our original cottage with others and hope to do the same with our new home! We're from southeast Michigan with plans to retire to Clam Lake someday. MSU Grads, we're also both Automotive professionals. We love to travel and really enjoy staying at other HomeAway properties when we go away.
Shelly Kesh purchased this House in 2014
Why Shelly Kesh chose Forest Home
This really is the 'Pure Michigan' experience. Sitting on almost 2 acres, it's a private location with lots of space for a family to spread out. There is a large permanent dock for your boat, an outside patio with fire pit, walk out lower level, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large kitchen, deck and screened sunroom. Hardwood floors, newer carpet, tastefully decorated. Need more space for a family reunion? Consider our other property just steps away #303849.
What makes this House unique
We love being on Clam Lake because of the quiet peaceful setting but you can't beat Torch Lake for it's gorgeous turquoise blue water and fast paced vibe. Dine out at Dockside, enjoy the sandy beach, venture to the famous 'sandbar at Torch', take a short trip by boat down to Alden for ice-cream and shopping. If you love fishing and/or water skiing you'll love being the calm waters of Clam Lake. Listen to the call of the Loons, watch Deer venture down to the waters edge. Ready for some nightlife? Check out Shorts Brewery in downtown Bellaire for some local Ale and live music. LuLu's is a great choice for fine dining in a casual setting and you can't beat the views and great food at the Shanty Summit restaurant. Need a break from the water... choose from the many golf courses at Shanty Creek. If you like to golf but want a shorter more relaxed course check our favorite place to go with the kids... The Farm. A friendly fun course just outside of Bellaire. Your week will fly by and you'll be checking the calendar to see how soon you can return!
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Such a beautiful home!!!! Most relaxing vacation ever!!!
This is such a beautiful home!! We have stayed in properties before that feel like rentals - this truly felt like we were welcomed into their home. Everything we could possibly need was provided. Two families stayed very comfortably with room to spare. The kayaks and pool table were huge hits with the kids and adults alike. The lake is so peaceful and provides a beautiful view. Truly a wonderful vacation! The owner was very friendly, responsive, and easy to work with. We highly recommend this property!!!
Thank you so much!!! This our families favorite place to be and we are happy to share it with other families. I'm so glad that you had a good vacation. Hope you consider coming back!
Beautiful house and great location
This was our 3rd year renting from VRBO and all 3 times were at different locations. This house was by far the nicest we've stayed at and was right off Clam lake which gave us easy access to Torch Lake. Lots of little notes all around the house with instructions on how to use things or where things were which I thought was really helpful.
Thanks Kevin! We're glad you had a good stay and we appreciate your review!
Great experience, very organized and everything was right there at our finger tips.
More than expected!
WOW! We stayed at the Clam/Torch Lake property. Six adults, 6 children ages 8-18. More than enough room! The kids loved fishing off of the dock. No swimming at the cottage BUT a private sandy beach 10 minutes down the road! I highly recommend this for a large group!
Appreciate the great review! Thank you 😊�
Beautiful house and surroundings. Tons of space for family and friends. Private setting.
Enjoyed a great week with family. Loved the lakefront setting. Pretty views of the lake.
We're so glad you enjoyed your time at our vacation home! With so many great places in the area to choose from we appreciate you selecting our home. Please come again!
We loved staying here and had a blast. The home is well kept and clean and has plenty of room. Clam lake is calm and relaxing and very quiet day and night.
We enjoyed fishing on Torch, Clam, Bellaire, and also fishing Grass River. No Atlantic Salmon on Torch lake this time but we did catch some nice Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Pike.
The folks at Butch's are great and we're a big help, especially Bud. We highly recommend any boat or Jet Ski rentals through them.
Thank you for welcoming us and we hope to be back soon!
Located on the famous Chain O Lakes, directly connected to Torch Lk and Bellaire lake. Enjoy 75 miles of boating...explore all the way to Elk Rapids. Public docks avail in Elk Rapids and Alden (on Torch). Visit the famous Torch Sand Bar. Explore the quiet beauty of the Grass River and nature preserve. Close to Bellaire for shopping and restaurants. Easy drive to Charlevoix and Traverse. Ski, golf, antique, orchards for U-Pick. Perfect location for all interests!