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Overview of Dogs Welcome! Lakefront Home W/dock Slip, Hot Tub, and Fire Pit!

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4 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi
Private Kitchen

Dogs Welcome! Lakefront Home W/dock Slip, Hot Tub, and Fire Pit!

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDeep Creek Lake State Park4 min drive
    Popular LocationThousand Acres Lakeside Golf Course13 min drive
    Popular LocationLodestone Golf Club19 min drive
    AirportCumberland, MD (CBE-Greater Cumberland Regional)59 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 12
1799 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 bunk bed
    1 twin/single bed
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
Common area
    1 twin/single bed
    1 sleep sofa/futon
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Dogs Welcome! Lakefront Home W/dock Slip, Hot Tub, and Fire Pit!

Vacation home in Swanton, walk to Deep Creek Lake
Name: A Scandinavian Retreat | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 3 | Sleeps: 12 | Access: Lake Front | Dogs Welcome Max. 2

A Scandinavian Retreat is a fabulous chalet set upon a wooded lot on the banks of a quiet cove. The beautiful cathedral ceilings and large decks, along with the stunning stone fireplace and airy loft are reminiscent of the Swiss style- and the lavish delights of this lake chalet go far beyond the architecture! The solace of the setting encourages you to linger on the deck to take in the sounds of nature or take a dip in the bubbling outdoor hot tub. This inviting chalet offers a relaxing stay in a picturesque setting, yet keeps you close to area activities and family favorite destinations. Scandinavian Retreat is a vacation destination that will keep you coming back again and again!

Need more space? A Scandinavian Retreat is located next door to another Railey Vacations rental home, Hideaway Cove.

Private Lake Front and community docks. Parking for docks is located along Carmel Cove Drive. Please note that docks are only guaranteed from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Pontoon boats not recommended.

Located in the Carmel Cove Community at Deep Creek Lake.

Upper Level:
- Bedroom (Suite): King Bed, Attached Bath with Shower
- Loft

Main Level (Entrance):
- Living Area
- Dining Area
- Kitchen
- Full Bath
- Bedroom: Queen Bed
- Bedroom: Twin Bed & Twin Bunk Beds

Lower Level:
- Sitting Area
- Game Room
- Bedroom: Queen Bed
- Full Bath: Shower/Tub
- Laundry Room

4WD/AWD or snow tires are always recommended for the area during the Winter months of November - March. For more house specific driveway information, please refer to your app/guest portal after booking.

This home offers free Wifi.
Guest accommodations at this vacation home offer irons/ironing boards. Bathrooms include showers.

Property manager

Railey Vacations

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sofa bed


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower


  • TV


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the river

Things to do

  • Winery tours nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 12
  • Unit size: 1799 sq ft (167 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 24


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Property Registration Number 812832

Property is also known as

Waterfront Chalet in Wooded Area With hot tub Game Tables!
Scandinavian Retreat Lakefront Home Quiet Carmel Cove Community

About this area


Located in Swanton, this vacation home is on a river. While the natural beauty of Deep Creek Lake and Deep Creek Lake State Park can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can check out Wisp Resort. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Deep Creek Lake State Park - 4 min drive
  • Thousand Acres Lakeside Golf Course - 13 min drive
  • Wisp Resort - 15 min drive
  • Swallow Falls State Park - 17 min drive
  • Lodestone Golf Club - 19 min drive


  • Arrowhead Market — 6 min drive
  • Uno Chicago Grill — 6 min drive
  • Honi-Honi Bar — 6 min drive
  • Deep Creek Seafood — 6 min drive
  • Lakeside Creamery — 6 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

Relaxing, everyone had fun, many things to do
This house is lovely. Nestled in the trees, almost at the end of the road, Scandinavian Retreat is away from busy roads. The house is very clean. We were so happy and we appreciate that we were allowed to bring our dogs. We were respectful of the property so dogs would continue to be allowed. We all have food allergies so we cooked and ate all our meals at the house. The kitchen and the appliances were very nice and clean. All worked well. We grilled outside as well. The beds were made with the rented linens and the towels were good. All of the linens were nice and clean. We were two houses away from the community dock. The kids and grandkids went fishing every day - starting early in the morning. We attached a long rope line to the dock and tied together the rafts, flamingos, and even a unicorn to creat a “float-illa” and lazed the afternoons away on the lake. We swam and paddle boarded. The dogs enjoyed lying in the rafts and lying on the paddle board going around the lake. The kids and grandkids enjoyed playing pool. We all ate and played games at the nice large table in the great room. We also sat around the fire pit at night, talking and roasting marshmallows. One couple enjoyed using the hot tub. I enjoyed quiet time and drinking my tea in the morning down at the private lakeside table and chairs. Lovely spot. We went to the nearby State Park and hiked to Swallowtail Falls. We went to Wisp and rode the Mountain Coaster - lots of fun. We went to Funland and played miniature golf on one of the nicest courses we have ever seen. We also rode the go-carts, climbed the rock wall, and enjoyed the arcade. And we did this Wednesday - Saturday. We didn’t feel rushed at all. Plenty of time to do everything! Everyone said they were so relaxed and enjoyed this vacation and this vacation home. We all had a hard time going back to work! We are still talking about the good time we had. Next time we hope our schedules work out that we can stay a whole week!

5/5 Excellent

Tidy, comfortable, and relaxing
We had 7 adults, couples and singles, and there was plenty of private space for everyone to not have to feel like we were "bunking over." The gas fireplace was lovely, and there was plenty of couch and table seating for both relaxing and meals. Having bath towels and linens provided was a nice touch. Water pressure and hot water availability was never an issue. The kitchen was well-appointed, had plenty of everything, and was comfortable for some family-style cooking in. We didn't use the TVs, but even with everyone on the internet, occasionally working, we didn't notice any lag. The home was very clean, uncluttered, but comfortable and homey. No access issues whatsoever: the drive was steep but plowed, deck was shoveled, and steps were clear (save for the weather that happened during our stay). The dog was very welcome, and we made sure to treat the home with respect - hopefully more pups can make the trip. Office staff was welcoming and had treats for him when I popped in for check-in and check-out. We could have used more ice-melt, and the trash bins were full from previous tenants or neighbors, but it was nothing we needed to call for. I reported it upon check-out and the staff was already heading to address it. We adored the setting and having the luxury of being able to walk to the lake on the property was a treat. Thank you for a super stay - we'll book again!

5/5 Excellent

Amazing property gorgeous home
Loved the house it was the perfect place and very close to wisp. I would definitely stay again as I had zero issues when I was there. Even the neighbor was helpful when we got stuck on the driveway getting out due to snow.