Do you have a "view" of any of the lakes? My parents had, until they passed, a place on the West side of Torch Lake about a mile or so North of the South end of the lake.
Great looking place!

That sounds like it was near the sand bar? That location is still a great party spot:

Torch Lake info: http://www.fishweb.com/maps/antrim/chain-o-lakes/index.html