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Stillwater Haven- Upscale Private Riverfront Chalet sleeps up to 20

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


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!

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
May 15, 2017


Friendsville Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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 ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • 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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Stillwater Haven- Upscale Private Riverfront Chalet sleeps up to 20
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews


  • 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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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!!


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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Perfect house for a perfect weekend retreat - we all loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a ladies retreat at Stillwater Haven this past weekend that was amazing. The house was such an ideal place to cook together, hang out, have group discussions, relax, and feel like we were in our own homes. Lynn is a wonderful hostess who really goes out of her way to help in any way possible (like driving to town to get a mechanic to come help a friend who locked her keys in her car!). The weather was perfect for us so we very much enjoyed hanging out by the river, walking the nearby trails, spending time in the hot tub, and having a fire and s'mores in the pavilion fireplace. The beds were SOOOO comfortable. There were many blankets nearby to get cozy on the couch or in the gliders. The open kitchen was so great for cooking large meals and since that's where most people gather - it never felt crowded like in a lot of kitchens. And everything is labeled so you aren't searching for very long to find what utensil you need. There were several spots inside and out that lended themselves to chatting in smaller groups. We just loved being there and I hope we will be able to come back again! Thank you, Lynn for being willing to follow the vision the Lord gave you to build such a home as Stillwater Haven.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so blessed that you decided to “do community” with your ladies group here at Stillwater. Your kind words are appreciated and thank you for giving our wonderful Lord the glory! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Will be back!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Stillwater Haven! It was more than our home away from home. Very comfortable, and fully equipped. For such a large place, it was easy to find what we needed...the labelling was a nice touch and very helpful. We found it very functional and liked the large open areas and big windows, which made for a bright and happy space. The outdoor fireplace and games area got some good use from us, as did the BBQ and upstairs deck with an awesome view of the river. We were welcomed by Lynn and Michaela, who were very warm friendly, and quite knowledgeable of the area. We also enjoyed meeting her dogs Jonah and Tauga, and her horse Zinger. Well worth the trip...we'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We'd love to see you again!
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Rockville, MD

Absolutely an amazing place

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time with a large (20) group of people. The house is so big that no one was at their face. The kids had plenty of space to run around. And the owner is an absolute sweetheart. She was so accommodating and even let the kids pet her houses. The dogs are such a delight too. I will go back there in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having you!
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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


Rates & Availability

Friendsville Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Presidents Day
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day 18
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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