House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps
Come, relax and enjoy our cozy Lake Area home for your getaway. Make it a special occasion by celebrating an Anniversary, Birthday, or a "Just Because" weekend. Perfect for couples or families! The home is located within walking distance of the lake, area resturants, marina's and activites and only a short 1 mile drive to the Wisp Resort. Last minute rental reservations accepted.
Come and relax in our charming and cozy Lake Area country cottage, located centrally to Deep Creek Lake in McHenry, Maryland. The house is nestled among the trees on a quiet country lane and gives the feeling of seclusion, perfect for relaxing after a great day of fun and excitement, yet you are centrally located directly in McHenry and within walking or a short 2 minute driving distance of all area activities; restaurants, marina's, shopping, family fun center and all resort activities. Take a walk or ride your bike on the neighborhood country lane without the worry of the busy roadway traffic. Enjoy the spacious yard with the patio and deck for relaxing, or just fun time for the kids without the worry of being in another neighbors yard and near the busy roadway.
You are only a short 1/2 mile drive to The Wisp Resort which offers both summer and winter sporting activities and the new Adventure Sports Center, which offers white water rafting and mountian climbing activities. Deep Creek State Lake Park and Garrett Movies are only mintues away as well.
Enjoy the sounds of a babbling mountain stream which runs along the property and take in the serenity of nature while relaxing on the deck. Unwind with a relaxing soak in the steamy outdoor hot tub after a memorable day of fun and enjoy the pleasure of the peaceful view of the ski slopes and lake inlet all year long. Fantastic sunset views year round and the ability to watch the 4th of July and New Years Eve fireworks displays right from the deck!
Our hideaway is the perfect retreat for a romantic getaway, or perfect for a family seeking privacy and the beauty of nature. The home, with it's open floor plan, comfortable furnishings and spacious yard allows for a relaxing vacation for those of all ages. So when "Life's a Bear", this is the perfect hideaway vacation spot!
Lifes a Bear hideaway.
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the owner
Just wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time. The house was great...we love the little propane stove :)
Thanks so much for everything!
4.8 based on 15 traveler reviews
Lifes a Bear hideaway.
Great place to stay
Name fits house, saw a momma bear and cub three nights
Name fits house, saw a momma bear and cub three nights. That cute little bear cub could get in garbage can and throw trash out, even with turning can backwards in wooded container.
House was on dead end road, so it was very quiet and peaceful.
Close to Funland (better arcade), Smiley's (better rides) and the Wisp Ski Lift Roller Coaster.
a very relaxing place to stay
Perfect place for us!
Kathy D.-Great New Years Stay
Activity and Interests
4 Season recreational resort area
1/2 Mile to Wisp Resort and the Adventure Sports Center (White Water
Rafting and Mountain Climbing)
Mountain Roller Coaster at Wisp Resort
White Water Rafting
Central to 5 area State Parks w/activities
Family Fun Centers
Local towns and area attractions
Local seasonal Festivals
Annual County Ag Fair
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My Standard Rate
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable damage deposit $150.00
- Tax Rate 6.0%
Spring Season 03/17/15 - 5/22/15
Weekly $750/week, 2Nite/weekend $450. 3Nite stay $550
Summer Season - 5/23/15-09/07/15
Weekly $950 2Nite/weekend -$550, 3Nite stay $600
Fall Season 09/08/15-3/15/15
Weekly $900 2Nite/weekend -$500, 3Nite stay $600
Spring Season 03/17/15 - 12/18/15
Weekly $850/week, 2Nite/weekend $550. 3Nite stay $600
partial wk. email for rates
$100 deposit on rent and signed rental agreement required at time of
$150 refundable damage deposit due at time of booking
6% accommodation tax
Age Requirement: Responsible signing party must be 24 years of
age/Sorry no exceptions
Check in: 4pm Check out: 11:00am, 10am during the Summer Season
Additional 1/2 day rental available upon request and availability.
Linens provided in rental price.
Includes sheets, blankets, pillows, towels and towels for hot tub
2 night minimum stay
3 night minimum stay on holiday weekends
Flexible partial week rentals accepted in all seasons
Repeat Renters receive "Returning Rental Discount"
Email or call for rates
Long Term monthly rates/contact owner for more information
- Sports & Activities
- Air Conditioning
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- 2 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Outdoor Grill
- Home Layout: Ranch style home with enclosed bedroom loft, Living Room, Family Room, Full size/fully equipped Kitchen, 2 full size bedrooms (1 in loft), 2 full size bathrooms (1 full bath w/tub-shower, Master Bedroom full bath w/tile shower),1 game/activity room, covered front porch, side deck w/hot tub. Open floor plan with panaramic windows with view of ski slope and lake inlet, family room has vaulted ceiling. You can be assured of a clean and well maintained home for your vacation stay. House Amenities Include: **Free Unlimited Long Distance **Wireless Internet Connection/Bring your laptop **Maryland State Park Pass for use during your stay (visit all the area State Parks for free!) Gas Fireplace window air conditioners in bedrooms Stereo w/CD player VCD/DVD Combo 4 TV's w/CableWet Bar w/mini fridge Fully Equipped Kitchen Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Maker Blender Crock Pot Washer/Dryer Iron/Ironing Board Games/Books/Puzzles Foosball Table Videos 5 ceiling fans Window unit air conditioners in master bedroom and loft Bedding: 2 Queen Beds, 1 Twin Bed, 2 Queen Sleep Sofas and 1 Rollaway Cot. Linens are included in the rental price (sheets, towels, blankets, pillows and hot tub towels). OutDoors: Outdoor Hot Tub Gas Grill Yard Swing Deck w/furniture Lawn Furniture Entry porch with seating Side deck with hot tub and ski slope and inlet water view Patio w/ 6' picnic table with attached benches View of Ski Slopes and inlet waterway Permit parking for 2 vehicles