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Six Bedroom Lakefront Log Home With A Dock Slip On Deep Creek Lake.

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Accommodates Up To 12 People Comfortably On 3 Levels. Great View Of The Lake.

Welcome to Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. Rock Haul overlooks Deep Creek Lake and accommodates up to 12 persons. It is family and pet friendly (with fee). It is located on a lovely wooded lot with a view of the lake from the large covered porch. The dock slip accommodates one boat at a community dock. It has 3 levels, with 2 bedrooms and a recreation room on the lower level; living, dining, and kitchen on main level, and 4 bedrooms above. There is a bath on each level. Rock Haul is available for rent year round for you to enjoy the many activities available at beautiful Deep Creek Lake - boating, swimming, fishing, skiing (downhill and cross country), hiking, horseback riding, or just relaxing. These properties are near to Maryland's premier State parks - Deep Creek Lake, Swallow Falls, Harrington Manor, New Germany, and the beautiful and rugged Savage River State Forest. Wisp Ski Resort and the Outdoor Adventure Center with its man made whitewater course is within 15 -20 min. Deep Creek has become the State's finest four-season resort area, as many people are discovering.


Owner
John and Kathy Joyce
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About John and Kathy Joyce

I live near Annapolis, MD with my wife Kathy, where we enjoy sailing, gardening, hiking, and cross country skiing. I am a retired teacher and Maryland State environmental manager.

John and Kathy Joyce purchased this cabin in 1985

Why John and Kathy Joyce chose Swanton

We bought this property at Deep Creek because of our interest in cross county skiing and teaching people the sport. The many recreational activities on the lake and many State Parks and Forests in the area make it an ideal vacation spot. We had the house built, and now rent it after we have retired. It was designed to accommodate a large group of people comfortably.

What makes this cabin unique

The house has a beautiful view of the lake from the covered porch which covers the main floor facing the lake. The lake front across the cove from us is kept in natural forest and will never be developed. We have a boat slip at a community dock in front of the house where you can swim and fish. There is a picnic area with tables, gas grill, charcoal grill and fire pit, and a nice lake view.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in North Glade Hills in Swanton

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Lower level
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Upstairs - back
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs - back
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs - front
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs - front
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Downstairs - front
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs - back
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Six Bedroom Lakefront Log Home With A Dock Slip On Deep Creek Lake.
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews
4

Very nice place, older home, but location and atmosphere was good.

  • 4 of 5

Nice place, great location. Clearly an old home but well equipped and nice atmosphere. Only real issue was a slight smokey smell in the lower level due to the wood stove and spotty WiFi availability. Overall would book again quickly.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethesda
3

Very good location, nice layout, but it needs some TLC

  • 3 of 5

The good part: we liked the view and location of this house. It was a good size for our group. It allowed my well behaved dog. Great rental price.

The not-so-good part: ants in the kitchen and bedrooms, spiders in the basement. Basement fireplace smelled bad - initially we thought it is a smoker's house. One coffee filter was not cleaned in weeks because it had mold to the edge of the filter cup. Some alarm got on in the basement in the middle of the night and was turned off next day by the maintenance people, after we called.

Sorry, I hate to leave bad reviews, but I think the owners should be aware that the house needs better cleaning and bug control.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Celebrates the Holidays in Style

  • 5 of 5

Rock Haul was the perfect place for our family to come together to share an early celebration of Christmas. Six bedrooms and three baths were ideal for our situation. The bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. No one was concerned about being the last one to shower because there was always plenty of hot water.

We awoke Saturday morning to an ice covered world. No one cared. In fact, we all enjoyed having breakfast while admiring the beauty of the trees and speculating on whether or not the ice fishermen on the lake really knew what they were doing. A wide variety of board games and DVD's, not to mention cable TV gave all of us entertainment options.

We ate all our meals at Rock Haul. A well stocked, large kitchen made meal preparation easy. We also appreciated the fact that all eleven of us could sit comfortably around the dining room table.

If busy work and school schedules can be coordinated in 2017, we all voted to return to Rock Haul. We had a wonderful time!!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Family Vacation Place

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place for our group of two couples, one mother with a baby, and a grandmother with three school age grandchildren. The ground floor apartment with two bedrooms, bath, and family room provided separate sound-proof quarters for the grandmother and school age kids, and the adults and baby were undisturbed on the top floor. There is direct access to the dock, where the kids had a great time playing (with adult supervision). The kitchen is big and well furnished, and the fire pit area was a hit. It's reasonably close to the beach at Deep Creek state park. There aren't other activities for kids close by. For boaters, it would be ideal.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rock Hall on Deep Creek

  • 5 of 5

The Joyce home at Rock Hall met the needs of my family for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. The house is well maintained and comfortable. John Joyce is very easy to deal with. We used the MD State Park pass to visit Swallow Falls and Deep Creek Lake State Parks. I launched our boat at Deep Creek Lake SP, which is a short ride from the house. The boat dock at the house is convenient and equipped with a ladder for swimming in the lake. The cove area is great for kayaking as well. We golfed at nearby Fantasy Valley at WISP, checked out the man-made whitewater course at the top of the mountain, attended the Garrett County Fair which happened to be that week. And of course we spent much time exploring the lake. An enjoyable time, enhanced by the comfortable home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our house. There is so much to do at Deep Creek, and it appears that you took advantage of much of it during your week stay. The cove is nice because it is away from the main part of lake and is quieter for kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding. We hope you enjoyed it enough to come back next year.
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Central Indiana
4

Great for large groups

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 9 stayed here in May of 2016. We found it clean and well-maintained. The weather was chillier than we hoped as there were light snow showers on 2 different days. There was plenty of seating around the dining room table for all of us. In fact, we didn't understand why there were so many dining room type chairs throughout the house to the point that it felt crowded. The arrangement of the living room was not conducive for conversations with the whole family but for the week we rearranged the furniture to suit our needs. We really enjoyed driving to Swallow Falls State Park and hiking the trails to see several different waterfalls. If you love ice cream, be sure to visit either Lakeside Creamery for quality hard serve or Saffitickers south of Oakland on Garrett Highway for inexpensive soft serve treats.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Deep Creek Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Honi-Honi Bar
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Oakland
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Silver Tree
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Wisp Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Deep Creek Lake State Park
Car: necessary

Deep Creek Lake State Park - Discovery Center, beach, swimming, hiking trails, recreation area, boat launching, programs for kids. (2 mi.)

Swallow Falls State Park - Waterfalls (highest in MD), old hemlock forest, hiking trails, fly fishing, scenic overlook. (10 mi.)

Harrington Manor State Park - Lake, beach, swimming, hiking, cross country skiing. (12 mi.)

New Germany State Park - Lake, beach, swimming, hiking, cross country skiing. (10 mi.)

Savage River State Forest - Vast wilderness area surrounding the Savage River, hiking, fishing. (5 mi.)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in North Glade Hills, Deep Creek Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£394
for 2 nights
From
£174
From
£296
Fri,Sat
£1,068
 
 
Late Fall
31 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£348
for 2 nights
From
£152
From
£265
Fri,Sat
£1,023
 
 
Christmas-New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,068
for 3 nights
From
£341
From
£417
Fri,Sat
£1,789
 
 
Winter 2017
2 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£424
for 2 nights
From
£190
From
£322
Fri,Sat
£1,083
 
 
Early Spring
18 Mar 2018 - 16 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£348
for 2 nights
From
£152
From
£265
Fri,Sat
£955
 
 
Spring
17 Apr 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£409
for 2 nights
From
£182
From
£303
Fri,Sat
£1,068
 
 
Summer
16 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,523
for 7 nights
£1,523
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £53.07
Property Damage Protection £44.73

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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