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Comfortable Family Ranch Situated On The East Torch Lake Shores

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Space 3,413 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable Family Ranch Situated On The East Torch Lake Shores

Our 6 bedroom, 3 bath home is full of north woods charm. No detail has been spared to make your stay at 'Beautiful Torch Lake' one you will always remember. Our home is situated on 110 feet of private frontage on the crystal blue waters of Torch Lake (voted third most beautiful lake in the world by National Geographic magazine). Imagine yourself sitting on the large dock in a beach chair while the kids swim or boat in the lake. At night, enjoy sitting around a campfire roasting marshmallows under the clear star-filled skies.

Short trip to Alden or Popular Boating Destinations

Our house is only a short drive to downtown Alden – a charming small town with a spirit you have to experience to believe. Alden is known for its flower-lined streets where everyone you meet offers a friendly greeting. Alden has several restaurants, and Higgins General Store that has the best, biggest, ice cream cones you could ever eat. The town has cute boutique stores, a deli, family bar, tennis and basketball courts, and a park with a playground. Just at the end of the road are the public boat launch, library and community center. The popular Dockside restaurant is just 1.5 miles away by boat or car. Torch Lake’s famous sandbar is also a short boat ride away at the southern end of the lake.

Comfortable Family Home

Our home is situated on the most desirable part of Torch Lake. The sunsets are breathtaking, the lake bottom is hard sand, and because of the way the winds blow, there are very few mosquitoes! A large patio overlooks the water providing wonderful outdoor dining and lounging areas. Ample beach chairs and outdoor furniture, as well as an outdoor charcoal grill, are provided. We include a dock and mooring buoy for your boat. There are also many opportunities to rent watercraft locally.

Our home is fully furnished and we supply all linens, pillows, and towels. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, coffee maker, dishes and all pots and pans. We also provide a washer and dryer.

Our 3400 sq ft home features a large open kitchen and living room with sweeping views of Torch Lake. The master bedroom has a king sized bed and a bay window with a sitting area overlooking the lake, en suite and sliding glass door opening to the lake side patio. Also on the lakeside, there is another bedroom containing a queen-sized bed with a beautiful view of the lake. There are also 4 more bedrooms with 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, 2 twin beds and a crib, and a twin bunk beds. The home also features a separate recreation room with a large screen TV, sitting area and foosball table, for those rainy days to entertain the kids.

Disclaimer: Please remember, this is a quiet street and this cottage is ideally suited for families looking to build life long memories and is definitely NOT a party cottage.

More Details

Owner
Jason
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alden in Helena

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3413 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Additional rules are included in the Rental Agreement. All guests are required to sign a Rental Agreement.
  • A state or federal Photo ID is required with proof of age when signing the Rental Agreement.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Dual sinks, with in-floor heat
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , In-floor heat
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , In-floor heat
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom has large bay window overlooking the lake
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Overlooks the lake with small sitting area
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Located adjacent to the rec room
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Bunk Bed , Twin bunk beds, overlooking the front garden
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We do not have a boat available for our guests use but there are several places on the lake to rent. We recommend booking your rental boat early as they do run out.. We do have a mooring buoy that our guests are permitted to use (boats up to 25ft allowed, moor at your own risk). Additionally we have a dock that extends into the water(guests are not permitted to tie anything to the dock including boats).

Reviews

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Comfortable Family Ranch Situated On The East Torch Lake Shores
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
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  • 4 of 5

Excellent location, directly on Torch Lake. The property is large and very accommodating. The owners supplied all of the extra things that you need to have a relaxing stay

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterville, Ohio
5

Beautiful torch lake

  • 5 of 5

I took my family with two little granddaughter to torch lake . The house is very accommodating with out standing views of torch lake ! The sunsets were amazing ! A short boat ride to the sand bar where the family enjoyed swimming and were entertained by the fly board guy , and a guy doing amazing stunts on a jet ski . We will definitely come back and stay at this house !

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend, Beautiful Lake.. sunsets & house.

  • 5 of 5

Great location with beautiful sunsets. Clean house with enough room for everyone. Questions were quickly answered by the owner. The kids loved the fooseball table and swimming in Torch Lake. They even found some Petoskey stones to bring back home. I would recommend this house & would return. I loved waking up to the beautiful colors of Torch lake from the master bedroom. Everyone enjoyed the campfire. We brought our own roasting sticks but there were plenty in the well stocked kitchen for everyone to use to.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We would love to have you back sometime in the future.
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5

Perfect house!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second summer at this home and we have already booked for next summer! Great layout, location and all the amenities we needed. Great space for 12 people to share with no one tripping over each other:) Yard great space for kids and basktball court a bonus. Can't wait to come back next year!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to your return next year. Let us know if there is anything we can do to improve your stay.
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Mason, OH
5

Great Family Vacation On Torch Lake

  • 5 of 5

We took our children and grandchildren for a family vacation to Torch Lake. It was an amazing week for all. The house was clean and has been well maintained. The ranch style home was perfect giving everyone a quiet space into which they could retreat if needed. We all agreed the beds were a little hard....but that's just a personal preference. The kitchen was spacious and well stocked with cookware and there was more than enough glassware, plates, and flatware.

The outdoors was fantastic with a yard that was perfect for family games such as croquet and jarts. The view was spectacular with beautiful sunsets. There was plenty of outdoor seating and table space for eating.

The walk through the yard to the lake was easy with just a few steps. The grandchildren had a wonderful time swimming off the dock. We rented a pontoon boat with a slide and tied it to the buoy. They had even more fun sliding into the water where it was deeper. Water shoes was helpful for the shallow water. However, there's just a short walk out through rocks and then the bottom is sandy.

Jason was easy to work with and quickly provided information requested. We would highly recommend this property. Thanks, Jason, for opening your home to us.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. The beach area varies in some spots from small stones to sand and we definitely recommend water shoes. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the house. We would love to have you back as guests in the future.
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Auburn
5

Excellent, do we need to say more?!!!

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to come back next year! Torch Lake & everything connected to it can become addicting. Jason & Courtney's place fits our family perfectly.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Can't wait to have your family back next year. Have a great summer!
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Location

Nearest Airport
28.3 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Dockside
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Legend
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Dockside
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Shanty Creak Resorts
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Alden, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May
4 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£698
for 2 nights
From
£261
From
£298
Fri,Sat
£2,041
 
 
Memorial Weekend
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
Changeover Day: Monday
3 night minimum stay
£1,743
for 3 nights
From
£522
 
 
Early Summer
29 May 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£997
for 2 nights
From
£410
From
£560
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
9 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,466
for 7 nights
£4,466
 
 
Week Before the Fourth
23 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,653
for 7 nights
£4,653
 
 
Fourth of July Week
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£5,026
for 7 nights
£5,026
 
 
Mid Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,765
for 7 nights
£4,765
 
 
Late Summer
4 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,466
for 7 nights
£4,466
 
 
Pre-Labor Day Week
25 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,071
for 2 nights
From
£448
From
£522
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,911
for 3 nights
From
£578
 
 
Late Summer/September
3 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£997
for 2 nights
From
£410
From
£448
Fri,Sat
£3,011
 
 
May
1 May 2019 - 23 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
£698
for 2 nights
From
£261
From
£298
Fri,Sat
£2,041
 
 
Memorial Weekend
24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,743
for 3 nights
From
£522
 
 
Early Summer
27 May 2019 - 7 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£997
for 2 nights
From
£410
From
£560
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
8 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,653
for 7 nights
£4,653
 
 
Week Before the Fourth
22 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,765
for 7 nights
£4,765
 
 
Fourth of July Week
29 Jun 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£5,026
for 7 nights
£5,026
 
 
Mid Summer
6 Jul 2019 - 2 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,802
for 7 nights
£4,802
 
 
Late Summer
3 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,653
for 7 nights
£4,653
 
 
Late August
17 Aug 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,466
for 7 nights
£4,466
 
 
Pre-Labor Day Short Week
24 Aug 2019 - 29 Aug 2019
2 night minimum stay
£1,071
for 2 nights
From
£448
From
£560
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
30 Aug 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Monday
3 night minimum stay
£1,911
for 3 nights
From
£578
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£4,653
for 7 nights
£4,653
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £175.98
Pet Fee £105.59 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £703.9
Tax Rate 6.0%

Standard pricing is for up to 12 people and no pets.

Standard Check-in Time: 3:00pm est
Standard Check-out Time: 9:00am est

**Please note, on very rare occasions can we allow for late check-out or early check-in. This is due to the very tight window between guests to allow for our cleaning staff to complete their duties.**

Option: $150 per dog per week (two dog maximum, no cats)

Option: $350 additional person #13

Option: $350 additional person #14

50% deposit required to secure reservation.

50% balance and $1000 refundable damage deposit due 30 days prior to arrival.

Off season weekend rates are negotiable.

For off season bookings of less than 7 days, 100% balance is due at booking.

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled within 30 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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