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Torch Lake Log Cabin 2


Property Details

Updated: Dec 1, 2016
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 8

Vintage Log Cabin on Torch Lake, located on the east side for perfect sunsets. Just minutes away from dozens of fine golf courses, and five minutes away from Bellaire, Michigan, home of Shorts Brewery. It has a complete kitchen, with dishes and silverware, pots and pans. A total of eight cottages share 262 feet of frontage on Torch Lake, judged the third most beautiful lake in the world by National Geographic Magazine. This cottage has an uninterrupted view of the lake, but it sits back a couple hundred feet from the lake. It has the most privacy of the three cottages that I own.

Recent Review

About the Owner

Fred Blackwood
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)


Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to spend some relaxing time without all the concerns of city life. The property is gorgeous and has all the amenities we needed. We never left! The sunsets are the most beautiful we've seen. Kayaking is great in the early morning or early evening. Later it gets a bit rough. I recommend this for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway or anyone looking for a bit more fun. Rent a boat and head over to the big party sand bar on Torch Lake for a livelier weekend.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City at 40 Miles Nearest Barpub : Alden, Bellaire at 10 Miles Nearest Ferry : Ironton Ferry, World's shortest ferry at 40 Miles Nearest Golf : Shanty Creek at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Traverse City at 40 Miles Nearest Motorway : Alden Highway at 7 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Bellaire, Alden at 10 Miles Nearest Ski : Shanty Creek at 10 Miles Car: recommended

Traverse City is about a half hour away, with world-class shopping and dining. It is home to the The Cherry Festival, The Traverse City Film Festival, huge Fourth of July Celebrations, numerous Wine Country events, etc; there is always something happening in T.C. Wine tasting is available at dozens of fine wineries on the two peninsulas, Old Mission and

Leelanau. Long known for great white wines, our local vintners are now creating world-class Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc. It's like Napa but with even better scenery. Petosky is about an hour away, Charlevoix is about 45 minutes, both are great towns to spend the day, and to enjoy the nightlife. Bellaire and Alden are just a few minutes away and offer nice

shopping and a quaint small town atmosphere. Incredible 5-star dining is right in Bellaire at Lulu's, and the nationally famous Rowe Inn is about 45 minutes away in Ellsworth. There are casinos in T.C. and Petosky, and you are literally surrounded by great golf courses. Just a mile up the road at the Clam River you can put in your boat or rent a boat or jetski and

explore the chain of lakes, which goes all the way to Lake Bellaire. There is a mooring at the resort to moor your boat, just don't leave it in overnight, this is a big lake and it can whip up some weather fast.

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 6.0%

Nightly Rate: $150-$200

Weekly Rate: $900-1400

Monthly Rate: $700 - $1200

$700/week off season, $1200/week Fourth of July week through Labor Day, plus 6% tax. Nightly rentals during off season $150/night plus 6% tax, three night minimum and $95 cleaning fee. Closed Nov 15- April 1.

Half of rent is due upon reservation, the balance is due 30 days prior to the stay, along with a separate check for $250 as a security deposit. We will void the security deposit check after we inspect the cabin.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Property Type

  • cabin


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lakefront


  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • This cottage has three bedrooms, each with a double bed, plus a sofa bed in the living room, so it sleeps a maximum of 8. It has a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave, oven, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, silverware, pots, pans, etc. The beds come with fresh linens, and bath and kitchen towels are supplied. If you plan to use the sofa bed, bring a sleeping bag or your own linens. There is a small screened porch on the lake side of the cottage. There is a large Weber kettle grill, and a picnic table for outdoor dining. The shoreline has a boulder retaining wall, but there is a sandy access area for the kids. There are two docks, both are available to everyone, and there is a nice swim raft. The docks are aluminum and vinyl, so no splinters and they stay nice and cool to the touch. There is a large deck that sits right at the lake, and plenty of furniture to sit around and watch the sunsets.

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