Deep Creek Spring Event Update


Deep Creek Spring Event Update

Your Deep Creek spring event update includes happenings for Easter weekend and early May. It is a great time to take advantage of vacation rental specials! Come to the lake for a quick getaway and make time to look at real estate too.

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
9am-noon at the Stone House Restaurant
Take a short drive to treat the kids to breakfast with the big bunny himself!

1st Annual Taylor-Made Easter Egg Hunt
11am at the Taylor-Made Main Office
Hop on down to Taylor-Made to hunt for eggs filled with treats. Maybe you’ll get lucky and find one of the golden eggs with a prize inside! This is a rain or shine event.

Natural Egg Dyeing
10am-Noon at the Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park
This hands on activity demonstrates how beets, onions, grape juice, and other natural items can be used as dyes.  Bring 6 hardboiled eggs (per child) wiped off with a mild vinegar solution.  Plus, there’s a chance to meet the Easter bunny! Continue reading Deep Creek Spring Event Update

31 STILWATER DR, SWANTON, MD 21561

31 STILWATER DR, SWANTON, MD 21561
Betsy Spiker Holcomb, Deep Creek Lake’s Favorite Realtor
31 STILWATER DR, SWANTON, MD 21561
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31 STILWATER DR, SWANTON, MD 21561 31 STILWATER DR, SWANTON, MD 21561

31 STILWATER DR, SWANTON, MD 21561. This upscale lake access 5 bedroom home also has a dock slip in the wonderful Stilwater Community.  Enter two convenient main doors that have plenty on tile creating a huge mug room. There is a huge kitchen with wood floors throughout the main level. Beautiful cabinetry lead you straight to it huge vaulted ceiling great room with a wood fireplace. The stone work is impressive and absolutely the center piece to the entire room. There’s also a nice mid-level loft on one end of the house that has privacy and could be many different things from another rec room, sitting room or a TV room. Enjoyed beautiful master bedroom on the main level that has plenty of space to stretch out and relax. Upstairs you’ll find two mini suites that are fantastic rooms. You will enjoy seasonal views of the lake that become wide open during the winter months. You will also have picturesque views of farm adjacent to the Stillwater community. Downstairs there’s plenty of room with another vast sitting area with gas fireplace that is centered between two master bedrooms. You have huge amounts of space for pool table and TV activity. This home is one of a kind and certainly worth a look on your next visit to Deep Creek Lake. Call Betsy Spiker Holcomb to arrange a showing with her team. 301-616-5022

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Remarks- This stunning home is located in the beautiful Stilwater subdivision. Offering an open floor plan, three levels of living space, granite counter tops, two stone fireplaces, hardwood floors and lake views. The five bedrooms, large front deck and a great enclosed porch make this home ideal to enjoy family and friends. The boat slip and lake access are just a few more great features this home boasts.

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134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate

Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Betsy Spiker Holcomb, Deep Creek Lake’s Favorite Realtor
Taylor-Made Real Estate Betsy Spiker Holcomb-301-616-5022
Taylor-Made Real Estate Betsy Spiker Holcomb-301-616-5022

 

 134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate

134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate 134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate

134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate. Log home living at its best on the exclusive mountaintop community of Sandy Shores Vista. This home offers amazing mix of rustic/modern log home architecture with beautiful views of Deep Creek Lake. This property is nestled perfectly on 2.3 private acres.

The main level has a spacious and open kitchen/dining area with granite countertops and modern appliances. The kitchen stretches into a beautiful great room with elevated log fireplace and many windows to enjoy your own secluded and scenic view of the lake. The great room adjoins a wonderfully laid out master bedroom with both stand up shower and sit down tub. Outside the Master Bedroom, enjoy your own private deck that also has an outdoor fireplace.

Upstairs you’ll find a charming sitting room that has a large bathroom that services too large sized bedrooms. Downstairs you’ll find an amazing entertaining area.  It has a pub size bar with a sink and plenty of counter/cabinet space. Entertaining family and friends will never be as easy and fun! There also is a mud room downstairs to enter during the snowy winter season that help protect the plush carpet downstairs. This home has plenty of outdoor space with nice wood decking off the main level and brick veranda off the lower level.

It has a very special feel and has a personal place in my heart because it’s right down the road from our house. Give a call at 301-616-5022 or email me at betsy@deepcreekvacations.com to schedule a showing.

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 134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate
Betsy Spiker Holcomb, Deep Creek Lake’s Favorite Realtor
 134 Quiet Quail Way-Deep Creek Lake Real Estate
Taylor-Made Real Estate Betsy Spiker Holcomb-301-616-5022

939 Glendale Road, Glendale Shores #1

 

Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Betsy Spiker Holcomb, Deep Creek Lake’s Favorite Realtor
939 Glendale Road, Glendale Shores #1
939 Glendale Road, Glendale Shores #1

939 Glendale Road, Glendale Shores #1

939 Glendale Road, Glendale Shores #1 Oakland, Maryland 21550. This town home goes under the category of great Deep Creek Lakefront! The first thing you’ll notice as you walk up to the house is the new railing and steps built out of pressure-treated lumber. Continue reading 939 Glendale Road, Glendale Shores #1

1278 Deep Creek Drive Sundown Chase BLDG 3 #3C

Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Betsy Spiker Holcomb, Deep Creek Lake’s Favorite Realtor
1278 Deep Creek Drive Sundown Chase BLDG 3 #3C
1278 Deep Creek Drive Sundown Chase BLDG 3 #3C

1278 Deep Creek Drive Sundown Chase BLDG 3 #3C is a beautiful townhome that has a great location and view!  You’re walking distance from many popular restaurants, amenities and activities in the popular Northern end of the lake. Continue reading 1278 Deep Creek Drive Sundown Chase BLDG 3 #3C

2149 Marsh Hill Rd McHenry Maryland

Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
2149 Marsh Hill Rd McHenry Maryland
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This beautiful blue Lakefront home with tin roof and a detached garage is perfectly perched above Deep Creek Lake. It has been masterfully nestled into the mature local Timber with a very elaborate driveway for easy access to this home.The driveway is lined with rock walls made from huge local stones that releases perfectly at the front door of the lakefront home. Continue reading 2149 Marsh Hill Rd McHenry Maryland

Real Estate information from Deep Creek Lake

Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor

 

We’ve made it through the first 36-48” we received at Deep Creek Lake this weekend and now we’re bearing down for the next 12-20” coming tonight and tomorrow.  Having been housebound for a day, I was able to catch up on some market tidbits and interesting facts recently released by The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR®).

NAR® has recently released a book that outlines the buying habits of the previous year, 2009.  What we have believed over the past year is now official…90% of buyers use the internet to search for real estate.  Although these statistics are geared toward a primary residence homebuyer rather than a second homebuyer, the tactics are still the same for any buyer.  This information is helpful in ‘moving with the market’ and adapting your business plan to meet the wishes of your target market.

  • 47% of recent homebuyers were first-time.
  • 21% of recent homebuyers were single women.
  • Typical homebuyer searched for 12 weeks and saw 12 homes before buying.
  • Recent sellers sold their home for 95% of asking price and 60% had reduced the price at least once.
  • 42% of recent sellers offered incentives in terms of warranties and closing help.
  • Sources recent buyers used in home search:  90% internet, 87% agent, 59% yard sign.
  • Most frequently used sources by buyers:  76% internet, 68% agent, 24% yard sign.
  • “Most useful” information for buyers was found:  81% agent, 77% internet, 42% yard sign, 2% newspaper.
  • Buyers found the home they purchased using:  36% agent, 36% internet, 12% yard sign, 2% newspaper.
  • Website features buyers found “very useful”:  84% photos, 82% detailed information, 63% virtual tours, 46% agent contact information, 43% interactive maps, 40% neighborhood information.
  • What buyers want most from real estate agents:  46% finding home, 16% negotiating terms, 13% negotiating price, 9% help with paperwork, 8% comps.
  • What buyers considered benefits of using an agent:  63% understand process, 53% pointing out unnoticed features/faults, 42% negotiate terms, 41% improve knowledge of search area, 41% improved list of vendors, 20% expanded buyers search area, 18% narrowed buyers search area.
  • Number of agents interviewed by buyer:  66% one, 19% two, 10% three.
  • “Most important” factors for buyer agent selection:  98% honesty/integrity, 95% knowledge of purchase process, 93% responsiveness, 92% market knowledge, 84% negotiating skills, 83% people skills.
  • Methods used to find agent:  40% referral, 24% used agent used previously, 5% met agent at an open house, 3% saw contact information on yard sign or open house sign, 1% calendar, magnet, etc.
  • “Most important” factors for listing agent selection: 22% pricing help, 21% find a buyer, 19% marketing help, 19% selling home within specific timeframe, 10% find ways to fix-up home so it will sell for more.
  • 85% of all FSBOs had an agent bring the buyer.
  • FSBO vs Agent Assisted Sales Price:  FSBO $172,000, Agent Assisted $215,000
  • (Source: National Association of REALTORS®)

As always, feel free to contact me anytime concerning Deep Creek Lake or Garrett County real estate 301.616.5022.  With the upcoming President’s Day holiday and the fresh powder, it’s the perfect opportunity to visit Deep Creek Lake, Maryland for a long weekend and take on Wisp Ski Resort’s 30+ trails.

Real Estate information from Deep Creek Lake
Wisp Resort

Deep Creek Lake Facts

Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor

 

 

1.       How large is the lake?

 

Deep Creek Lake is Maryland’s largest freshwater lake encompassing 3,900 acres with 65 miles of shoreline. Its average depth is 26.5 feet and 72 feet at it’s deepest. 

2.       What type of activities go on around the lake?

A few…Boating, Swimming, Kayaking, Water-skiing, Alpine-skiing, Rock-climbing, Wake-boarding, Dog-sledding, Whitewater-rafting, Golf, Mountain Coaster, Hiking, Biking, X-country skiing, Snowmobiling, Fishing, Ice-skating, etc. Nearly every outdoor activity you can think of.

3.       Does Garrett County have any state parks or forests?

Do we ever! We have 7 state forests and parks. Savage River State Forest is the largest in Maryland. This county has over 90,000 acres of publicly owned lands.

4.       What is Wisp Resort?

You haven’t heard about it yet? Wisp Resort is the Mid-Atlantic’s premier four-season resort. It is becoming known as “The Little Tahoe of the East.” There are too many things happening at Wisp to list here: from a world-class whitewater course to the best snow-making capabilities in the world. Call for a complete update on Wisp Resort.

5.       How far away is Deep Creek Lake?

Here are some distances from nearby metropolitan areas: Baltimore-177 miles; Washington, DC.-161 miles; Pittsburgh-96 miles; Cleveland-255 miles; Philadelphia-282 miles; Richmond-224 miles; New York-355 miles.

 

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