Deep Creek Lake kayaking opportunities are abundant! Garrett County is home to numerous lakes and rivers that are perfect for paddling. You can experience peaceful flatwater or raging rapids.
Deep Creek Lake Kayaking
When you arrive at Deep Creek Lake the popularity of kayaking will immediately strike you: it is possible to rent kayaks, schedule kayaking lessons and enjoy guided tours. Easy and affordable, it’s not hard to understand why kayaking was among the top five sports with the most first-time participants.
Flatwater kayaking is ideal for family outings and there are seven lakes to choose from once you have your gear. High Mountain Sports and Wisp Outdoors both offer recreational kayak rentals that come complete with paddles, Personal Floatation Device (PFD) and a little instruction to get you started. As an added convenience, they also both offer a delivery and pick up service that makes everything that much easier. If you’re renting a home on the lake, a kayak is a great additional amenity to keep your group entertained. Herrington Manor, Broadford and New Germany lakes offer quieter areas where no major wakes from motorized crafts will rock your boat.
588 Bench Road is a new listing in the popular Sky Valley subdivision. Homes in this area tend to sell quickly due to the beautiful natural surroundings and access to community amenities.
588 Bench Road – A Closer Look
Built in 2005, this spacious chalet is immaculately-kept. It offers five bedrooms and 3 baths. The main level has an open floor plan that is ideal for gatherings. Cathedral ceilings highlight the great room. A stunning, floor -to-ceiling stone (gas) fireplace is flanked by large windows that reveal beautiful scenery.
Adapting real estate services during the COVID-19 crisis is key. As a real estate professional, my goal is to continue to serve buyers and sellers to the best of my ability.
Even during uncertain times, the market continues to move. I am here as a resource for buyers and sellers who need assistance, information and reassurance.
Adapting real estate tactics can maintain the personal, interactive and relationship built nature of this business. I am committed to keeping everyone safe and healthy. Through the use of technology, I can continue to work hard for my clients.
Adapting Real Estate Service
I am working remotely along with my licensed assistant, Karen Doerr. The two of us are readily available for clients. Here are just a few of the ways we are staying connected:
-As always, buyers can search Garrett County and Deep Creek Lake real estate online. If you are interested in seeing more of a particular listing, one of us can go to the property and Facetime with you. Other types of video calls like Zoom meetings are an option too.
-I use my Facebook page to highlight listings for my sellers. It is also an educational tool. People want to stay up-to-date with the Deep Creek Lake real estate market. It is a great way to communicate with a wider audience.
400 Close Road is a new listing in an ideal location. You will find the best of Deep Creek Lake within easy reach of this lovely chalet.
About 400 Close Road
Located within 1 mile of McHenry, the location offers you the privacy of a wooded community and convenience of lake living. You are close to skiing and golf at Wisp Resort, restaurants, marinas and more. Whether you are looking for a second home or primary residence, this is a spot that is definitely a must-see!
The Rolling Oaks subdivision is a quiet area where you can truly appreciate nature on the 1.04 acre lot. This beautiful chalet has six bedrooms (two are master suites) and four and a half baths.
Ideal for entertaining, the main level has an open floor plan. The focal point of the spacious great room is a floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace flanked by large windows. Cathedral ceilings add just the right touch of drama.
The adjacent kitchen boasts ceramic tile and granite counter tops. There is ample space to prepare homemade meals with ease.
Deep Creek Lake spring activities offer something for everyone. As we say good-bye to winter weather, it is a time to enjoy the outdoors, visit local businesses and explore the area. This quieter season is a favorite for locals and visitors alike.
I put together some of my favorite indoor and outdoor Deep Creek Lake spring activities. Be sure to check availability as opening dates may vary for some of the options listed.
Deep Creek Lake Spring Activities
–Golf typically begins in April (weather dependent). The four Garrett County courses are Lodestone, Fantasy Valley, Thousand Acres and the Golf Club at Oakland.
-Our eight state parks offer miles of hiking trails. Water levels can be high during the spring months making it a great time to check out Swallow Falls State Park. If you are looking for family friendly experiences, I put together a list of 5 easy trails.
Deep Creek golf courses will start their season in just a few months! The are four courses to play in Garrett County. Each offers its own unique challenges.
About Deep Creek Golf Courses
Lodestone Golf Course This stunning course was designed by Hale Irwin, 3-time U.S. Open Champion. It is laid out to highlight the contours of the mountaintop terrain. Lodestone was ranked the #2 public course in the state of Maryland by GolfWeek Magazine. Players will appreciate the stunning lake as well as mountain vistas. The tentative opening date for 2020 is May 1.
Fantasy Valley Golf Course This course is a long-time favorite that opened in 1980. There have been many changes and improvements since then. It surrounds the base of Wisp Resort. The tentative opening date is April 17, 2020.
Ski in/Ski out properties are a hot commodity at Deep Creek Lake! They offer easy access to Wisp Resort chairlifts and trails. My new listing at 200 Camp Road is a mountaintop duplex that’s ideal as a second home or investment property. Currently, it is an established vacation rental known to guests as “Big Sky”.
About this New Ski In Ski Out Listing
Offering 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, 200 Camp Road is just steps away from Wisp Resort and ASCI whitewater course. It is in the Ridge Run community, a small, private and secluded area on top of the Wisp mountain. The duplex-style design has an open floor plan that is ideal for gatherings. A beautiful stone propane fireplace and cathedral ceilings highlight the great room.
The kitchen has stainless steel appliances along with granite counters. There is a a roomy dining area as well as seating at the breakfast bar.
Outside, there is a covered deck with a hot tub. The 1-car attached garage gives you additional storage space for all your gear.
Muddy Creek Falls is a local landmark that had some famous visitors. Picture it – a nature-loving President takes a spur-of-the moment getaway to rendezvous with three of the most powerful industrialists in the Western world at a campsite in the mountains of Western Maryland, where they ride horses, shoot rifles, chop wood, and slumber in tents beside a trickling stream.
This describes just one of several trips taken to Swallow Falls by Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. The group was often accompanied by naturalist William Burroughs, before his death in 1921. Calling themselves “The Vagabonds”, they made a series of summer trips which took them through most of Eastern America. It was the friendship between Burroughs and Ford that acted as the catalyst for these excursions. From two very different worlds, the naturalist philosopher and the industrialist found common ground upon their first meeting around 1913. During tour of the Everglades, they were joined by Edison and talk of camping trips ensued.