The Historic Farmhouse was built in 1876 and is located across the street from Clam Lake and just a short walk from Torch Lake on 5 acres. The house is situated is between the towns of Alden and Bellaire. The closest beach is located right next door to the popular Dockside restaurant. Bellaire has a full service grocery store, gas stations and is the home of Shorts Brewery, an award winning microbrewery and restaurant.
The small quaint town of Alden is just a 10 minute drive. It is known for its flower-lined streets where everyone you meet offers a friendly greeting. Alden has several restaurants, 2 ice cream shops and Higgins General Store as well as cute boutique stores. There is a park with tennis and basketball courts, a playground and public boat launch. There is also a public library and community center. The famous Torch Lake Sandbar is just a short boat ride away at the south end of the lake.
The home is on 5 acres with a wide open yard and woods. A large wraparound deck overlooks the property providing a wonderful outdoor dining and lounging spot. There are plenty of chairs and outdoor furniture for your relaxation needs as well as a gas grill. The large yard includes a fire pit and is perfect for picnics and sunning as well as outdoor sports.
The main level features a large open kitchen and family room with sweeping views of the outdoors and wildlife. There is a bedroom on the main level, one with a queen bed and upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, 3 with a queen bed, and the last one has a full size futon, 2 twin beds and 2 cots.
There is plenty of parking for your boat and trailer or you can rent a boat at one of the 2 marinas within walking distance.