About this listing
This cozy lakefront home is on one + acres of prime lakefront property and centrally located on the southeast side of Torch Lake. The cottage is 1 mile south of Clam River, 4 miles north of Alden, 8 miles from Torch River Bridge/the sandbar (10 minutes by boat) and 30 minutes from Traverse City. The private lot has 80’ of private sandy beach and 550’ of backyard. Enjoy the pleasures of the lake or the serenity of the natural surroundings.
Waterfront Cottage – queen – double – 2 twin beds- bath (sleeps 6). You provide all linens. No more than six people and one boat - strictly enforced - no exceptions.
The charming 1300 sq. ft. home-away-from-home offers comfortable accommodations in a beautiful, one-of-a-kind natural setting and separated by wooded areas with private drive and garage (set up for inside dining, play area, giving you additional living space and recreation). The cottage is done in gorgeous knotty pine, giving you that “up north” feeling. There are three bedrooms (one queen, one double and two twin beds), fans, and air cleaners in each bedroom to keep you allergy free. A full bath/shower, complete kitchen facilities, dining, living room with fireplace, sunroom, lakefront deck, TV, VCR, DVD, radio, phone (local only), and additional electrical outlets at both the shed and waterfront deck (a spacious 15’ x 20’).
Interaction with guests
You will have the entire cottage to yourself. This is a family cottage, one of us will be there to grant you access upon arrival. We live about 4 hours away from the cottage, but will be available via phone and e-mail to respond to any of your questions/concerns.
Other things to note
80 feet of private sandy beach, with 60 feet of dock, buoy for mooring watercraft, fire pit, swing, and waterfront deck offering gorgeous viewing and sunsets. Weber barbecue grill, and outside patio for dining with table, chairs and umbrella, floats and lounge chairs. Ample parking for vehicles and boat trailers. Public launch facilities are conveniently located nearby.
Only 6 guests are allowed, additional guests are prohibited because of the wear and tear on the plumbing. There is a buoy for boats to be tied to, but guests are not allowed to die boats to the dock, even briefly. Firewood in the living room is decorative, please do not burn it. There are a washer and dryer in the laundry room, but they will be turned off and are NOT to be used. Sorry, no pets. This is a non-smoking residence. Smoking permitted outside only, with proper disposal of smoking materials.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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