The incredible Robins Nest is a family favorite and one of our most popular summer rentals! Enjoy the beautiful view from the upper deck or lower patio. The comfortable furnishings is ready for your family to unwind and enjoy the warm atmosphere that welcomes all who enter. The level lakefront area is ideal for an old-fashioned family picnic near the waters edge. After enjoying the many activities at Deep Creek Lake come back and unwind in the outdoor hot tub and take in all the beautiful sounds of nature. Robin's Nest is located just minutes away from the Deep Creek Lake State park and area restaurants making it the perfect retreat for your family or gathering with friends.
*** *Parking for this home is limited to: 4 Vehicles- All other vehicles will be towed at the owners expense.* ***
Vacation Rental Summary
6 TVs with Extended Cable-2 with HD
2 Blu-Ray DVDs
Blu-Ray and DVD Movies
2 Coffee Makers
Central Air Conditioning
Outdoor Hot Tub
Dock (Owners Boat Parked at Dock)
Wireless Internet Access
Wheel Chair Friendly Main (Upper) Level
Wide Doorways Throughout Main Level
Main Level Master Bedroom (Senior Suite)
Main Level Master Bath with Walk-in Tub and Raised Commode with Arms
Lower Level Master Bedroom with Bath and Deck Access
2 Lower Level Bedrooms with Twin Beds
Partially Covered Main Level Deck
Lower Level Deck-Covered with Lake Access
Outdoor Fire pit
*Chair Lift is NOT For Guest Use
4WD Required in Winter
Great room with seating for five, queen sleeper sofa, hardwood floors, ceiling fan, HDTV, Blu-Ray/DVD player, card table and deck access. Master suite with a queen bed, TV, private bath with shower stall and walk in tub. Hallway with half bath and access to washer and dryer.
Family room with seating for five, ceiling fan, HDTV, Blu-Ray/DVD player, dumb waiter, deck access and wet bar with microwave and refrigerator. Second bedroom with queen bed, TV, deck access, and private bath. Third and fourth bedrooms each with two twin beds and a TV. Hallway with a standard bath.
Additional amenities include: dock/boat-slip, games, dining room seats: 8, dock info: private, sleeper sofa: queen, sleep cap: 10, cable: extended, view: lake views, firepit, location: lakefront, bluray player, full baths: 3, ice maker: fridge, property type: single family, other game table: multi game table, handicap friendly, financial group: deep creek lake, a/c type: central air, 4wd required in winter, washer and dryer, wet bar, set up: home prep, coffee maker: drip, ilink: ilink booking, living room TV: large flat screen, bedrooms: 4, half baths: 1....Read more
"2nd Year: Consistently Clean, Spacious, and Enjoyable"
Left on 10/03/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Russell & BeaReviewed Oct 3, 2013Stayed Sep 2013
Having two master bedrooms on separate floors, each with their own full bathroom, is great for having others join us. Since we don't go out to eat and prefer to fix our own meals, the spacious kitchen with an openness to the dining room and living room make family gatherings convenient. Enjoy the lakeside views and time on the dock. Only drawback, simply due to the location on the side of a steep hill, is the very steep, short driveway down to the lower level parking next to the house.
Left on 09/03/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 3, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
Spacious and cozy rooms were a pleasant surprise when we arrived at Robins Nest. A fully stocked bright and clean kitchen was appreciated also. Beds were comfy and there was adequate closet and dresser space for your clothes. The boat dock was also great for fishing and sunbathing. All in all we really enjoyed ourselves.
Left on 08/14/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 14, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
We have stayed at Robin's Nest for six years now, so clearly it is a home we like since we continue to return. As time has passed, there have been a few things that we feel should be maintained. For example, the grill at the house is horrible. It's old, inexpensive, the bucket that catches the ashes was broken this year. Since most of the time is spent at the home and not at restaurants, and for the money you pay to rent this house we feel it should have a nicer, better functioning grill. The house is also missing a lot of kitchen utensils. Again, for the money you pay.. we feel like we should have what we need.. even the small things. We didn't have a single spatula, but we had four blenders for some reason. The location is wonderful, the yard is great, the private dock is on a great area of the lake. The owner keeps a large pontoon boat the dock however, which is large enough to block the breeze on the lake! If you dock your own boat too then you are left with only one side of the dock to really use for swimming. For us that meant our swim area was right next to the neighbors. Overall, we do like the house. There is a lot of room, and it is a good house for accommodating people with different interests. for example, having a TV in each room and on each living room area allows for kids of different ages to all have something to watch. The service from Long and Foster is sometimes sketchy. The rental agents are very nice, the property manager is a little curt. Which means if you need something while there, you can be left to feel like you are causing a problem.
Left on 07/10/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | SusanReviewed Jul 10, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
Nice, comfortable home. Upper bedroom was perfect for older adult. Great fishing off the dock - due to cove location. Partially covered upper deck provided more outdoor time, even during showers. Sadly, many spiders and webs outside. Nice quiet location, but houses close in this cove. Beautiful view toward Southern end of the lake.
Left on 08/16/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Deep Creek TravelerReviewed Aug 16, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
This was our 5th year to stay at Robin's Nest. Overall, we love the property, which is obvious since we keep coming back.
This year we did have some issues though that were more disappointing. When we arrived, the house was like an ice box. The air conditioning had been set down to 50 degrees. The Hot Tub on the other hand had been jacked up over 110 degrees. I assume the people before us messed with these things, but we felt that the Long and Foster inspector should have found these things before we checked in. We had to have a service call to fix the hot tub as it had been locked into the high temp settings and couldn't be fixed by us. We lost 3 days of hot tub use b/c of this. While the rental office was friendly about it all, their response was more like "Oh that's funny that someone would do that". It really wasn't funny to us.
One bed also had stained sheets. I believe the sheets were washed and clean but they had round brown stains on them. That's still gross. Fortunately we had an extra set of sheets and we changed them.
Finally, this year there was a large pontoon boat docked at the house. We understand our contract does say that the owner's boat is docked at the house, but since the main reason for us coming to the lake is to use our boat it would be nice to have a center slip to dock the boat in, not have a gigantic boat there.. we tripped over the dock ties a couple of times, bumped into the platform that hangs over the dock. It basically limited our "play space" on the dock. Perhaps consideration to the cost of the house should be given if the dock can't be properly used.
Despite these items, the house is clean, has nice lakefront for swimming and accommodates our family well. We still plan to return, just hope that next year is a little smoother.
Left on 08/18/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Robin's Next Review Summer 2011Reviewed Aug 18, 2011Stayed Aug 2011
We've stayed here several years and the home works well for us. This year, however, there were a few minor issues.
- The pull out sofa bed was filthy when we unfolded it. There was candy, candy wrappers and a lot of food crumbs. We had to vacuum it out befor use.
- The renters prior to use left three large, damaged water toys deflated on the deck and lakefront. We had to clean them up.
- The prior renters also stacked a wall of stones and slate pavers in one of the beach areas by the dock. This would have taken a while to clean up, so we did not and therefore did not have use of that beach entry.
- Maintenance workers arrived Saturday morning at 10:30 and, after knocking, open the lock and entered before we could get to the door. The thought we were checking out on Saturday rather than Sunday. The apologized, but questioned us aboutw whether it was truly a Sunday-Sunday rental.
- Charcoal grill has a huge hole in the grate that holds the coals, which makes it tough to have full use of the cooking area.
Left on 08/06/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 6, 2010Stayed Jul 2010
lovely home--just perfect for multi-generation family get together. The youngest thought they had their own private beach, and the grownups enjoyed the peace and quiet of the decks for eating and talking and relaxing. The proximity to Deep Creek Lake State Park was a real plus.
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