Northern MI Gateway & Getaway-Close to Torch Lake!


Entire home hosted by Chip

  1. 9 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 5 beds
  4. 1.5 bathrooms
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the smartlock.
Chip is a Superhost
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A wonderfully family-friendly & modern home super close to the amazingly beautiful Torch Lake.

Roast marshmallows in the backyard fire pit under the stars surrounded by towering pines. Sit inside and enjoy the warmth and ambiance of the indoor fireplace. Go explore Northern Michigan with its lakes, beaches, nature trails, orchards, restaurants, fall colors, ski hills, wineries, and golf courses. This home is a great base camp for northern adventures or a cozy destination with an up-north feel.

The space
This home is a comfortable and fun getaway for making lasting memories!
- private, fenced-in backyard with deck, fire pit, swing set, and sand box
- ping pong and foosball tables in the basement
- puzzles, playing cards, games, books, and toys available
- indoor gas stove fireplace turns on with the flip of a switch
- Roku Smart TV (with some local channels available)
- washing machine and dryer available in the basement
- pack 'n play, high chair, and baby toys provided
- charcoal grill for cooking out

This location is perfect to explore what Northern Michigan has to offer! Easy access to essentials like groceries as well as a beautiful central location for exploring
~2 min = Village Market grocery store
~5 min = charming downtown of Alden
~20 min to Shanty Creek Resort (skiing), Bellaire, Elk Rapids
~25 min to Mt. Holiday (skiing and tubing)
~30 min to Traverse City
~45 min to Charlevoix
~1 hour to both Petoskey or the Sleeping Bear Dune

Where you'll sleep

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What this place offers

Public or shared beach access
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
50" HDTV with Roku
Washing machine
Air conditioning

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 34 reviews


Where you’ll be

Rapid City, Michigan, United States

Our home is part of a small subdivision with most lots about 1/3 of an acre with lots of aspen and pine trees.

Hosted by Chip

  1. Joined in February 2017
  • 50 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Husband. Father. Spartan.

During your stay

Guests will have contact with the property manager and owner if needed. Checkin is remote with a keycode access to the home.

Chip is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
Self check-in with smart lock
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Climbing or play structure
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $344

Cancellation policy