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USA Maryland Deep Creek Lake Oakland Listing #10528

Bear Necessity's - Oakland, MD

20 reviews
Max occupancy: 10 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Bed, 1 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 9 comfortably  Dog-friendly  4WD/traction may be required in winter
145 Woodlands Hill Lane, Oakland, MD 21550

Dog-friendly cabin in the woods with hot tub, furnished deck, & pool table

Spacious enough for a family reunion or a truly memorable holiday celebration, this warm and welcoming cabin in the woods comes with a well-appointed deck and a covered patio with a forest view, an outdoor hot tub, wood-burning fireplace, pool table, and a romantic, in-room Jacuzzi. Up to 10 guests can enjoy a fun-filled vacation here and the family dog is also welcome to join you for an additional nightly fee.

Set back among the trees and just a short stroll from the edge of Deep Creek Lake, this secluded rental is ideal for those looking to get away from it all for a little while. Whether you're spending time in a boat out on the water, hiking through the forests, or having a great time year round at the Wisp Resort (just six miles to the north), there's plenty of fun to be had throughout the Oakland and McHenry area.

No matter the season, guests have plenty of home entertainment options to choose from. Inside, you can hop online with ease thanks to the free WiFi, watch your favorite shows and movies on two cable TVs, or challenge one another to a friendly game of pool. Outside, you can soak away your cares in the hot tub, fire up the gas grill and have a family cookout on the well-appointed deck, and then close out your days roasting marshmallows under the stars at the firepit.

Start making plans for that next adventure in west Maryland and reserve this home with us today.



Pool table : Private



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Hot tub : Private

Gas grill : Private



20 reviews

Joel R. Nov 2019
We spent four wonderful nights here and loved it. Highly recommend this place.
Theresa S. Sep 2019
Beautiful, clean, large home that was perfect for our family of 6 plus our pup! Quiet and private. Great basement area to play pool and games or jump in the hot tub. Enjoyed watching 3 deer near the deck one morning. Short drive to Deep Creek State Park and Swallow Falls. Beds maybe not as comfy as home but that’s to be expected. We had a great mini vacation here!
Craig L. Sep 2019
Quiet time with Natures Surroundings
KENNETH D. Sep 2019
House was nice, layout was good. Had a great time. was just what we needed for a couple of days.
Glenn D. Aug 2019
The house was very clean but there is no air conditioning. We went in August so it was very humid. The house has a great hot tub and pool table. The televisions are updated to flat screens and there is a nice large one in the living room unlike the pictures. As in a previous review there a lot of spiderwebs on the outside of the house and a bunch of oyster shells in the fire pit. A little attention to the outside of the house would be wise. Overall the house was clean and well maintained with no stains on carpets or furniture.
Manager response:
Hi, Glenn! Housekeeping has taken care of the shells and the webs. Please note that due to the location in the woods, the webs will be back very quickly. Thank you!
Audrey L. Aug 2019
The location was great. House is bigger than it looks in the pictures, and it was very clean! WiFi was decent, and I thought that having no A/C was going to be bad, but the trees around the home keep it fairly cool. I would definitely stay again.
Keith G. Jul 2019
Brianne N. Mar 2019
Bear necessity's was a great weekend getaway for our group of friends. We brought one of our dogs and upon arrival they had treats, a water bowl, and doggie bags for our furry friend! The place was very clean and provided pretty much everything you needed- all kitchen items, soap, shampoo, towels, etc. Very spacious and plenty of room for our 8 guests to sleep comfortably (you could even bring along a few more to sleep on the couches in the basement) Overall- we would definitely stay here again!
Michael P. Jan 2019
House was clean and prepared on arrival. It was quite secluded and loved the privacy, pool table was a hit. Bed's are comfortable, Couches are cozy, easy drive to Wisp Mountain and surrounding stores.

Hot tub could use instructions as the water was cold the second night and we weren't sure how to adjust it and didn't want to mess around with it too much. Also, as they mention, the driveway is steep and on icy days can be tough to get out without 4 wheel drive. Took us a couple tries to get out. Overall would definitely come back.
Catherine H. Dec 2018
It was spacious enough for us. It was quiet. There were deer. Trash was collected and the owner worked with us over the firewood issue.
maria d. Oct 2018
Loved the environment. Enjoyed the quiet. Home was adequate for couples getaway.
Sandra P. Oct 2018
This home was extremely clean. It made the stay so comfortable for our family of 5, including a little beagle. The home supplied everything from fully stocked bedrooms with an abundance of bath towels, to comfortable bed linens and pillows, fully stocked kitchen supplies, including detergent, towels, trash bags, stacked wood for the fireplace, cozy heating and a relaxing hot tub. We enjoyed a great fall weekend and plan to come back next fall!
Christian Y. Jan 2018
Our group of 6 spent a cozy winter weekend at the house. The space worked well for us and the hot tub was a hit.
Tracy . Jul 2013
Wow, what a great place! Rustic and simple, but everything you could need, and in a great location close to all the main attractions. We had seven people in our group, and this house provided exactly what we were looking for. While not directly on the water, beach access points were not too far away. We stocked up the fridge and had some fantastic meals thanks to the grill on the deck. The hot tub was amazing and relaxing after a long day on the water. Also, the pool table was an added bonus -- not to mention how cool the lower level stayed even on the hottest of days! Only two slight suggestions: bring a box fan for the upstairs bedroom (gets hot hot hot during the summer days, as the house has no a/C), and it would be wonderful if the homeowners would add a fire pit for the outside... a nice campfire would only have added to the good times we had at this place! There were definitely some spiders & cobwebs around the property, but what do you expect when you're right there in nature?!
Perry & Debby . Sep 2010
Fully equiped, airy 3 floor home with great windows, and even better porch (with a porch swing no less!!) and every update you could ask for. Hot tub was wonderful, so was the pool table and we loved the master suite with the large tub right in the room! We brought our dog, who enjoyed his lazy days with us. Surrounded by woods, we saw birds and chipmunks galore. Lots of privacy and peace, which we disperately needed, and this place fit the bill!! Lots of steps - up to the master bedroom and down to the basement. The decor is bear oriented (Bear Necessity, 'nuf said), with lots of charming little bird houses. Fireplace and gas grill on site (which we didn't need to use). We will be back next year for sure!!!
Troy& Linda Z. Jul 2010
Thank you for suggesting Bear Necessity's. My husband, myself and our two dogs (kids) felt perfectly at home. We were looking for a vacation that was peaceful and "getting away from it all". This was perfect! We couldn't even get a signal on our cell phones. That in and of itself was wonderful. Our kids just loved the deck. If there is one thing I would sggest would be more fans. Got very hot inside during the day and the ceiling fan in the living room wasn't very strong. Everything was just perfect. Thanks to you and the family who owns the home. Troy and Linda Zelo