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Access Lake from Cozy Seclusion- 3 Acres, Private Trail, Canoe

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in North Glade Hills - The Maine Retreat

3 Bedroom Cabin with Lake Access, Sleeper Sofa, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 8

The Maine Retreat is a quiet oasis close to the action of Deep Creek Lake but far from everyday. Vacationers familiar with Maine get-a-ways will absolutely love this setting-- A short trail walk through privately owned woods takes you from cozy, quiet seclusion to the beauty of Deep Creek Lake's shores.

Take a seat on the Covered Porch or take a stroll around the property-- 3 Acres of Private Woods, with a Trail to the Lake, are yours for savoring. Take the Canoe out and see if you can catch local bass, bluegill, perch, or walleye with the Fishing Rods, Tackle, Paddles and Lifevests we provide.

Within 10-15 min., you'll reach Deep Creek Lake activities, and when you return home, partying neighbors and bright street lights won't interrupt your view of the clear night sky, the beautiful sounds of nature, or peaceful alone-time with your loved ones.

The backyard firepit is sure to be a place where memories are made, roasting hotdogs, making smores, and catching up with those who mean the most.

More Features of The Maine Retreat

The large front and back yard offer plenty of Kid-Friendly and Pet-Friendly space for outdoor games, such as horseshoe, badminton, volleyball, and a Southern favorite, cornhole (beanbag toss). You'll find these and other fun items (frisbee, water guns, etc.) in our gaming closet. You'll enjoy hours of indoor family entertainment from the satellite TV, DVDs, Videos, CDs, WiFi, PlayStation and PS2 games on rainy mountain days. Bring your bikes, as the North Glade Hills community is a great place to ride. Kids can ride through the neighborhood and adults can enjoy the long country roads. Nearby Deep Creek State Park has hiking trails, boat launch, public beach with picnic areas and basketball courts, a science center, and tourist/info desk.

Our ALL-INCLUSIVE price is designed to save money and hassle during your stay. There is no security deposit. Linen service and cleaning service are included in the price (quoted on VRBO at 5 cents for itemization purposes). FREE wood is provided for the fireplace and firepit. FREE charcoal is provided for the grill during the summer. The property is also serviced by a local full-time property maintenance company ready to address any issues with just a phone call away.

The Maine Retreat has 3 clean, equal-sized, comfortably furnished bedrooms and a sleeper sofa. The well-maintained interior has amenities throughout which will make it feel like home. The fully equipped kitchen has hosted several Thanksgiving dinners, but private chefs can be reserved to provide escape from the kitchen as well.

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Our Location

2.3 miles from Fireside Deli and Wine Shop (our favorite lunch spot)

2.9 miles from State Park (boat launch, beach, hiking trails, biking, Visitor's Center, Discovery Center)

4.7 miles from cinema, Arrowhead Market, Honi-Honi Bar, Uno's, Massage at the Lake Spa, and shopping

5.1 miles from boat rentals, dock rentals, and additional shops

8.7 miles from family entertainment center (go-karts, mini-golf, arcade, etc.), bar, restaurant, and shopping

10.1 miles from WISP resort, add'l restaurants, spas, and shopping

Keywords: The Maine Retreat, Deep Creek Lake, private, wooded, lake access, canoe, fish, house, cottage, cabin, family friendly, pet friendly, romantic, firepit, hiking

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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About Pia

We hope you love our place as much as we do! We have enjoyed the many weeks and weekends spent away from the city, immersed with nature. During the week, we are busy professionals who help children and adults with special needs. On weekends, we've come to really enjoy peaceful, restorative weekends at DCL. We joined VRBO to share our home with others who we hope will enjoy using it when we can't.

Pia purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Pia chose Swanton

We love that Swanton offers Deep Creek Lake's four-seasons of activities without tons of neighbors. We prefer a bit of seclusion while maintaining quick access to the lake, park, etc.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cul-de-sac has just one full-time resident and our neighbors each have acreage that separates our homes. Still, we can walk down to the lake and take the canoe out to fish, swim, or paddle. We are close to all central DCL activities, including WISP resort, where we swim, play raquetball, workout, and soak in the hot tub for just $7/day (every weekend!). Not to mention ski! We viewed other homes in the area and just couldn't find another home that had the convenient location with privacy, lake access, and a traditional 'yard'. We wanted space to play old-fashioned games and soak in the sun! Best of all, the property reminded us of our many vacations to Maine. We put an offer on this house the first day we saw it.


based on 27 holidaymaker reviews

Access Lake from Cozy Seclusion- 3 Acres, Private Trail, Canoe
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews

Cozy and clean getaway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was everything we needed it to be. It was far from the city (DC for us), and yet it wasn't old and musty like one's worst nightmares (and perhaps some experiences) might make us fear. For just my wife and I, we found this place to be very well cleaned, simple, but with everything we needed. This included cooking supplies, extra blankets, wood (though uncovered and outside which needed some drying-out), and windows enough in the large room that it felt spacious.

We had a couple of things we needed to ask the owner about, and she was imminently reachable. The walk down to the lake (frozen while we were there) is a beautiful short walk to a beautiful location.

It's about 15 minutes to the nearest town and grocery store, which had everything we needed (and even some extra things we wanted!).

We are hoping ot go back, perhaps with another couple of friends this time.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Takoma Park, MD

Immaculate well-laid out cabin in a beautiful woodsy setting. Joy!

  • 5 of 5

Our pack is two adults, an 8 year old, and two dogs. We went to Maine Retreat for a getaway and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Very nice trail through the woods to an opening by the water, great cookout locale just behind the house, and a very cozy, attractive lay out inside. The house was stocked with everything we needed. We enjoyed communing with nature and drives in and around Deep Creek. Hosts could not have been more helpful. Thank you, hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Fall Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful time at the Maine Retreat! The house was so clean and cozy and foliage was spectacular! This was our first experience renting a home from VRBO. Pia thank you for the wonderful experience and answering all of my many questions. We are truly interested in coming back and will recommend to our friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC

Perfect DCL Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cabin. Our toddler loved playing with all the yard games (cornhole, cricket, badminton, and more!) and our dog enjoyed exploring in the woods and lounging in the shady yard. It was short walk to down to the cove where we could fish and the dog could swim. We also enjoyed taking the canoe out. The cabin provided a perfect amount of quiet and solitude while still being close to all the activity of Deep Creek Lake. Great dining options are just a few minutes away. We rented a boat for the day from Bill's Marine and that was just about a 15 minute drive.

The house itself was very clean and spacious. Beds were comfortable. The fire pit and firewood were a nice touch. Our only complaint was that toilet paper and paper towels were not provided so we had to make a trip to the store for those.

We had a small problem when we were not able to find the canoe at the location described to us in the manual from the owners. We called the owners and they were very responsive (on a Saturday) and got the property management company to handle the issue right away. (It turns out the property management company had put the canoe in a different location without the owners' knowledge.) We were very impressed with how quickly the owners resolved the problem.

We had a great experience and would return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the space and took advantage of the games, the yard, the trail, and the cove. Sorry about the toilet paper! I'm not sure how that was overlooked. The rest of your stay sounds like it was just superb. Please come back again!
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Annapolis, MD

A relaxing family retreat!

  • 4 of 5

We spent a relaxing week at the Maine Retreat with our 2 kids and big dog. We loved having the yard and the woods to walk through. Walking down to the lake was a daily tradition, and we saw a beaver a couple of times. We also enjoyed the canoe - very peaceful. We really enjoyed the recommendations listed in the binder in the house, especially the Fireside Deli. I unfortunately had to work one day, and the internet access was great. So, all in all, if you need some time away (but might not get it), the Maine Retreat is a great place to go!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davidsonville, MD, USA

The "Marraige" Retreat

  • 5 of 5

After a busy wedding weekend, the Maine Retreat offered a relaxed environment to unwind and enjoy all that the Deep Creek area has to offer. Greg and Pia were extremely accomodating throughout the reservation process and happily answered a million of my questions prior to our visit.

The description of the property is accurate. The Lake access is a short walk away and the house is tidy, well kept and has been updated nicely.

The large front porch has very comfortable seating and was a great place to sit and have coffee in the morning while the fireplace in the living area served as a great ammenity during the colder evening hours.

All in all, my wife and I enjoyed our stay greatly and will likely be coming back again!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are honored that you choose to stay at our home for your wedding at DCL. We wish you a long, happy marriage with many anniversaries at The Maine Retreat!
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Prices for this holiday cabin in North Glade Hills, Deep Creek Lake

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £82 + Tax
Canoe Rental-Included £0
Cleaning/Linens-Included £0
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in North Glade Hills in Deep Creek Lake

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Frequent view of animal wildlife on 3 wooded acres, canoe with paddles and life vests, fishing poles and tackle, volleyball, badmitton, a large selection of outdoor and indoor games, board games, puzzles, snowshoes, and a sled. Our large backyard features a firepit, picnic table with plenty of outdoor seating, and on-site walking trail to the lake.

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