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Rock Creek Retreat House


Property Details

Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Rest, relax in the color and light of the house, breathe and welcome the calm.

20 minutes to Annapolis and Baltimore, 15 minutes from BWI Airport, very convenient to Washington DC. Close to the Chesapeake Bay and all water activities. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath private home. Next door to White Rocks Marina and Mike's Crab House North. Outdoor deck for family entertaining with outdoor grill. Full kitchen, dining room with seating for entire family. Views of Rock Creek from all rooms and deck. Compass Point Golf course on way to house.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Family owned property since 1940s. Third generation to enjoy the area.

Speaks: english

8 Reviews

based on 8 traveler reviews



  • 5 of 5

My family and I were in a unique situation, and the only one to respond ASAP was Beth, the owner of this property. (Really a blessing in disguise and I'm very thankful.) As we relocated cross country and my family and I needed a place to stay for a month until we found a house to live, we stayed here. She opened her beautiful beach house to us. She has really made the house accommodations a little piece of heaven, it has EVERYTHING anyone needs. If you are looking to enjoy a weekend getaway, a week getaway, a girlfriend’s getaway, family retreat, ect...this is the place. The house is well kept, very clean, cute, and completely-stocked with all the amenities you could ask for. It is very peaceful house that is inches from the bay. A restaurant is within walking distance. You are close to Baltimore or DC. There is tons of shopping, outdoor parks, and much more activities within minutes. Beth has given this house a Chesapeake Bay personal touch.

You have a question, need help, she is there! She will respond as fast as she can! You can’t go wrong here, the only way you can go wrong is renting from someone else. We thank Beth and her family for making our move the best thing that has happened to our family!! It would have never been the same without her TLC!!! I have met a friend! My in-laws and extended family are staying here in March and are excited!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, Wow! that is so awesome! I am glad to have been a part of your moving to the east coast. We are looking forward to a long weekend there soon! God bless you and your family with all the changes and challenges you have faced. Hope to see you soon! Beth
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Gaffney SC

A Retreat is perfect description for this rental!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful experience. Beautiful rental that felt like a home. Traveled to tour DC, Annapolis and Baltimore. Had a peaceful place to rest every evening. Spacious house where we could spread out or join with our family who live locally. Great location for all our needs. Loved sitting on the deck in the morning listening to the birds, especially the woodpecker, lol. Definitely will return our next vacation to Maryland. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing deal for a low price!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for one week. The house is very clean. 3/2 house, two floors. Very quiet neighborhood, nice neighbors. The house is tucked away but still close to everything. Walking distance to Mike's Seafood house which is right on the water and has fresh seafood. The house also has a washer and dryer. Two TV's. The kitchen is semi stocked with some food, dishes, cups, pots and pans. Games, puzzles, cards etc.

This was the lowest priced place we found for the money that was clean, good location, and close to everything with a short drive.

I would come back again and recommend it to others. The owner Beth is very helpful. I could text her messages and she would get right back with me. On our first day staying there our key didn't work and she made sure she got us another key ASAP. This is a hidden gem at an amazingly low price. We will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a Family Gathering!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time while at the Chesapeake Bay staying at Rock Creek!

It was a great find for us to discover your wonderful home that was able to accommodate all of us in one place, just what we needed. We were close to the water and nature, as well as Annapolis and Baltimore activities. We were all able to stay in one place and gather for dinner and evening puzzles and family games in your large dining room and living room areas. It was perfect for our large group of family and kids.

We appreciate the special touches you offered, and your willingness to accommodate both adults and children.

This worked out perfectly for us all and we will definitely be back!

Thank you!

John & family

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to read of your pleasurable experience. To welcome a family like yours into our home is an amazing gift for us to share. Thank you so much come again soon!
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Quiet, cozy & perfect for the holidays

  • 5 of 5

In a bind, we had to make last minute plans for the holiday season for my whole family. Beth was extremely accommodating and was so great about getting back to me in a timely manner.

The house feels like a home, not just a vacation rental, which I think is a key ingredient when you are searching for a place to stay. We live in Pasadena already (just needed something bigger than our apartment) so it was lovely to show my family around the area.

It seemed like every time we needed something small that I had forgotten to pack (ie scissors or playing cards) it was right around the corner. The deck is also a really nice touch to get outside, which we got to enjoy, even though it was Christmas!

All in all, we had a wonderful stay and were so thrilled our first HomeAway experience was so positive. Will definitely be trying again on our next last-minute adventure.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you all enjoyed your stay. Come back soon.
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Lovely Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

This home is a lovely spot to gather with family. We enjoyed its proximity to Chesapeake Bay locations and events. It was in a quiet lovely neighborhood. The views of the water were relaxing, not to mention the beautiful sunsets from the yard and deck. We had all the space and amenities that our family needed to enjoy this vacation! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Peaceful and restful. Walking distance to restaurant.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : BWI Thurgood Marshall International at 8 Miles Nearest Barpub : next door at Mike's Crab House North Nearest Golf : Compass Point at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Mike's Crab House North Car: recommended

Check-In 2pm Check-Out 11am


DIRECTIONS Starting at BWI Airport here are directions for you.

BWI - Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

1418 Woodland Beach Road, Pasadena, MD 21122

Via I-97 S to MD-100 E 26min 17.0mi

1. Start out going southeast on Friendship Rd toward Oak Rd.

Then 0.08 miles

2. Turn slight left onto Oak Rd.

Then 0.50 miles

3. Stay straight to go onto Elm Rd.

Then 0.58 miles

4. Turn right onto Terminal Rd.

1. Terminal Rd is 0.1 miles past Air Cargo Service Rd

Then 0.07 miles

5. Take the MD-170 ramp toward Long Term Parking/I-97.

Then 0.05 miles

6. Turn slight right onto Aviation Blvd/MD-170. Continue to follow Aviation Blvd.

Then 2.45 miles

7. Stay straight to go onto Aviation Blvd/MD-162.

Then 0.56 miles

8. Turn left onto Dorsey Rd/MD-176.

1. If you are on Stewart Ave and reach Zachary Ln you've gone about 0.1 miles too far

Then 0.11 miles

9. Merge onto I-97 S/Glen Burnie Byp S toward Bay Bridge/Annapolis.

Then 0.33 miles

10. Merge onto MD-100 E via EXIT 14B-A toward Gibson Island.

Then 8.35 miles

11. At the Stop light, Turn left onto Magothy Bridge Rd/MD-607. Continue to follow MD-607.

1. If you reach Magothy Beach Rd you've gone about 0.2 miles too far

Then 1.02 miles

12. MD-607 becomes Hogneck Rd.

Then 0.06 miles

13. Turn right onto Fort Smallwood Rd/MD-173.

1. Fort Smallwood Rd is just past Emma Ln Giuseppe’s Italian Café, good subs and you can substitute a small salad for the French fries, is on the left shopping strip

2. 7-Eleven is on the corner

Then 1.77 miles pass Golf Course Compass Point

14. Turn left onto Colony Rd. If you reach Russell Ave you've gone a little too far

Then 0.79 miles

15. Turn slight right onto Colonial Beach Rd.

1. Tall Oaks Restaurant which is for sale and NOT open at this time is on the left, bear right and continue straight NOT going towards White Rocks Marina or Mike’s Crab House

Then 0.11 miles

16. Take the 2nd left onto Woodland Beach Rd. Annislee is on the right

1. Woodland Beach Rd is just past Colony Rd

2. Then 0.20 miles

17. 1418 WOODLAND BEACH RD is on the left. Yellow House on left the parking is before the house on the lot.

The house is new modular construction built in 2005. Watch sunset on the deck or at the water’s edge at the "wall" which is located at end of road. Great parks nearby for fishing and running Ft. Smallwood and Downs Park off Mountain Road. Our favorite dining opportunities include Two Rivers, Cafe Breton and Brian Boru. Rock Creek Retreat – Pasadena, Maryland

There is No WIFI per se, you can pick up the White Rocks Marina's free Wi-Fi. There is a SMART TV for access to your Netflix account or Amazon Prime.

Please leave the key on the dining room table and lock the door when you leave. I hope you enjoy your stay. Come back again when you can. Remember this is a quite community. No Smoking and NO pets. God bless.

Check-In 2pm Check-Out 11am


Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

No pets allowed. No smoking in house. If there is evidence of smoking in the house there will be no refund of deposit, no discussion,
This is a quite community of homeowners thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

Wonderful colors and lighting throughout day and especially sunset. Manufactured home that is very solid, quiet and insulated.

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Water View


  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • sailing

Floor Area

  • 1600 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, half bath on first floor.
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, In Master Bedroom


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single, trundle bed second underneath
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, En suite with jet tub and great view of water.
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double, great view of boat yard and water
  • Three separate bedrooms. Master bedroom with Queen bed very spacious and comfortable with water views.


  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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