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Stillwater Haven- Upscale Private Riverfront Chalet sleeps up to 20

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Stillwater Haven is located in the lush and beautiful mountains of western Maryland along the scenic shores of the Youghiogheny Wild and Scenic River corridor (pronounced Yock-a-gay-nee, Yough for short). The internationally acclaimed Upper Yough flows through one of the last remaining wilderness canyons in the eastern United States. It provides some of the best technical Class IV-V whitewater with an impressive average vertical drop of over 115' per mile for 5 miles. Multiple commercial outfitters are available to lead you on a fun filled and exciting rafting trip on the Upper Yough or on other less extreme runs within 30 minutes of Stillwater Haven.

Come enjoy the luxury of our 300 feet of private river front, giving you immediate access to the river. You will eliminate a half mile of flat water paddling via our private and easy take-out area right on the banks of Stillwater Haven. The chalet sits just 50 yards from the riverbank providing you quick and easy access to a hot shower and a change of dry clothes. Celebrate your river trip with a campfire nestled right on the banks of the Yough or in our native wood burning fireplace with an open air pavilion facing the river. Anyone for a game of Bocce Ball on the front lawn?

Our private river access is also the perfect spot for fisherman, giving access to Class 3 Trout stocked waters. Kids or grown-ups alike, can also enjoy a fun, yet relaxing tubing trip of a mile stretch down the Yough to the take-out area in our beautiful Friendsville Town Park. Our local park allows more great amenities with free access to a paved walking area along the banks of Bear Creek and the Yough River, volleyball, basketball, and tennis.

If the weather keeps you from playing outside, Stillwater Haven has numerous on-site activities to keep you entertained. Lots of laughter will be had while enjoying one of our many board games, a game of Ping-Pong, throwing darts, shooting Pool or playing Corn Hole in our lower level pavilion area. If relaxing is the name of the game, then snuggle up by one of the indoor fireplaces and watch your favorite movie or sporting event on our Smart HDTV flat screens. With DirectTV's NFL Sunday Ticket, you'll never miss a play by your favorite team. Bring along your favorite Xbox 360 and Wii games for fun times in the game room. While visiting Stillwater Haven, be sure to relax to the sounds of your favorite tunes over the integrated whole-home audio system, either outside on the 100 feet of covered porch or on one of the multiple zones inside.

We love and know this area and would be honored if you would allow us to be your personal concierge, designing your stay for both outdoor and indoor adventure, or just relaxation. Our thoughtful design offers plenty of open space and flexibility to use the Chalet in multiple different ways. Give us a call so we can customize Stillwater Haven for your specific wants and needs.

No amount of words can describe this special place, or our quaint little town, but we think you'll come to love Stillwater Haven and the Yough River, wishing to return time and again to our little slice of heaven. Come see for yourself!

More Details

Owner
Contact SH
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

Amenities

Friendsville Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Lower Level Master Bath - toilet , shower , Handicap Accessible/ ADA Compliant
    Lower Level River View Bath - toilet , shower , Handicap Accessible/ ADA Compliant
    Main Level Game Room Bath - toilet , shower
    Main Level Master Bath - toilet , shower , Handicap Accessible/ ADA Compliant
    Loft Level Pasture View Bath - toilet , shower
    Loft Level Bird View Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Lower Level Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Main Level Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Loft Level Pasture View Suite - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Loft Level Bird View Suite - 1 king , 1 double
    Lower Level River View Suite - 3 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Main Level Game Room Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , * Murphy bed is queen sized Tempurpedic Memory Foam
  • Our design offers plenty of open space and flexibility to use the Chalet in multiple different ways. Give us a call so we can customize Stillwater Haven for your specific wants and needs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have an automatic whole-house generator in case the power goes out.

Reviews

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(19 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

Pampered!

  • 5 of 5

Lynn not only made our family feel welcome, she pampered us as well! We appreciated her help in moving in, her unique art collection in wood, spotless housekeeping, Dove soap "swimming" in lovely soap dishes, thick fluffy towels, comfy beds, labels and organization everywhere, and many, many games including an impressively deluxe ping pong table that stayed busy our whole visit. We enjoyed the beauty of nature at our doorstep as well as the indoor luxury!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic home with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Fourteen of my family members enjoyed a long weekend together. This home has it all! Lots of large spaces for gatherings and enough space for everyone to have a comfortable bed and bathroom. The main kitchen (there's a kitchen on all three floors) was wonderfully stocked and all the drawers are labeled so finding the right pan was easy. We enjoyed watching the kayakers running the river and playing with Lynn's well behaved dogs. We spent a lot of time around the amazing fireplace and playing the many games that Lynn provided.

Lynn was easy to work with and was available to answer all of our questions while respecting our privacy. I would definitely come back and recommend this home to friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome house for a group get away!

  • 5 of 5

The house literally has EVERYTHING except for helium balloon air tanks, haha!! The house is equipped with wide range of games from corn hole, board games, volleyball! The kitchen is also equipped with all the cooking devices you need! The house even has a coffee station, so no need to bring your own coffee unless you are picky with the type of coffee you drink! She also has paper towels, cream, flour and sugar! The owner, Lynn is so nice and welcoming and shows you around the house when you arrive! She stays in a little cottage in the back of the house and is available if you have any questions, but does her own thing while you are on the property! This property is only 2 hours 45 minutes from Washington, DC and was the perfect weekend getaway with a group of 20 of my friends! There was plenty of space in the house for twenty people and did not feel crowded! All the beds are super comfortable! The house definitely can sleep more than 20 people if you had a group of 25 or so! We went hiking to fall hole which was a nice activity-it was a bit muddy on the trail so bring old shoes if going on the hike! You can also plan rafting trips as well, which Lynn can help direct you to where to book that if interested! I definitely recommend planning a big group gathering at this house-it has everything you need and I had a wonderful weekend at the house celebrating my birthday! I will be back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

Our group stayed at the Stillwater Haven for 2 Nights for our organization's anniversary celebration. Our stay was simply AMAZING!! The atmosphere was wonderful; comforting and more than relaxing. Lynn was a wonderful host and was always available and willing to provide the best possible experience for our group. She made sure we needed for absolutely nothing during our trip. We plan to stay again and will only be bringing ourselves, food and clothes. Everything else was generously provided!!! Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Amazing!! A beautiful location and home, with a warm friendly host!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely beautiful. From the first instant inside, it feels like home, and it feels like the most beautiful well equipped home you've probably ever been in. Everything is clean, organized, and ready for use. The details are amazing, and it's clear the host (Lynn) has gone out of her way to make you stay the best it can be. Have you ever been in a rental with dozens of spices labelled and ready for use for anything you want to cook? Clearly Lynn's main goal is to make your stay wonderful. The house has a half dozen amazing locations to congregate. The fire downstairs will keep a large group warm, outside, at night even in freezing weather. The river is beautiful and rushing, the grounds are immaculate, and my stay was amazing. We had 10 people and there was an absurd amount of space. This house would be perfect for events probably as big at 25 people if you don't mind being close. Loved it. Can't recommend it enough!!

Cheers,

T. Brian Jones

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Christmas with Family

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time!! Our entire family of 15 spent the whole Christmas week together and enjoyed every minute of it. The house had more than enough space and beds for everyone. The kids loved the play room with pool, ping-pong, xbox and hot tub. The entire house was playing Christmas music while we were crafting and baking. The kitchen had everything a cook or baker would want. Everything was clean and so organized. We were able to hike up the river and see the water falls, drive to Deep Creek to hangout and go to the community recreational center. This was one of our best vacations yet!! We will be going back! Thanks Lynn for making your home available to use this Christmas!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for bringing your family to Stillwater to celebrate such a special time of the year. We found great joy in preparing our home for your family to gather and create wonderful memories here at Stillwater Haven over the Christmas holidays. You used our home for its intended purpose….as a family gathering place to do life together and create life time memories. Thank you for allowing us to serve your family by creating this gathering place for your family to enjoy. Trust me, it’s a win/win. Lynn
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Garrett County Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Ken's Irish Pub
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Lodestone Golf Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I 68
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Water Street Cafe
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
The Wisp
Nearest Beach
16.7 Miles
Deep Creek Lake State Park
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Friendsville Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,600
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,600
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,600
Flat fee
 
 
2018-1
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
MLK Day
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
2018-2
Jan 15 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Presidents Day
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
2018-3
Feb 19 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
2018-4
May 28 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Labor Day 18
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
2018-5
Sep 3 2018 - Nov 21 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
2018-6
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 21 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2018 - Dec 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
2018-7
Dec 25 2018 - Dec 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,900
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat
 

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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