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Savage River Cottage- Fly Fishing
Savage River Cottage- Fly Fishing
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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This wonderful peaceful private cottage is located on the Savage River. This river offer's world class fly fishing. Fire pit, and pavilion with picnic table located on the ground for your private use! Screened back porch makes perfect evenings. This remote cottage is generally left in the condition of the previous guests so please be respectful during your stay and leave the cottage like you found it, or better. Keeps $ down!

Pets allowed
Family/kid friendly

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Weekly Discount: 20%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Check-in is after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

Minimum Age:
The minimum age for the guest who signs the license agreement and will be staying in the house is 24 years of age. With a valid military ID 21 years of age.

Driver's License:
Guest must supply a picture of their driver's license (usually email from smartphone) verifying age and name must match credit card used.

State and County Accommodation Tax:
Maryland charges 6% and Garrett County charges 6%. A total of 12% tax will be collected directly by our property manager upon your booking.

The designated ‘max-occupancy’ of this rental home is 4. This occupancy level does not apply to children 2 years of age or younger. If overcrowding occurs during any time of the reservation immediate eviction is probable with no refund due.

Family Policy:
The responsible guest must be 24 or older and must be a part of the lodging party. We do require a copy of the driver’s license to be on file verifying age. We generally rent to family groups only. Fraternities, Sororities, Bachelor parties, unless previously approved by me in advance, are prohibited from renting our homes. If I approve such a group there is likely to be an extra security deposit and an inspection planned on day of guest departure with guest present. It is after this joint inspection is completed that a return of the security deposit may be made if all in order.

Holiday Weekends - price bump:
While holiday weekends are a great time to escape to Deep Creek Lake, we do require a 3-night minimum stay and, we reserve the right to waive these standards for last minute reservations.

On-site Property Management:
We employ Offlake Rentals to assist us in caretaking of the home and also of our guests. They will facilitate all necessary paperwork and inspections to keep us in compliance with State and County zoning guidelines. I will remain available via AirBnB throughout your experience; however we rely on Offlake Rentals to assist me to ensure maximum care of our guests.

Pet Friendly: Should you desire to bring a dog an additional $25 pet fee will be collected by Offlake Rentals when they process the rental agreement paperwork


The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

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Danielle User Profile
October 2017
The cabin itself is one step up from tent camping, which is exactly what we were looking for. If you are looking for luxurious accommodations, this isn't for you. However, the place is priced at a great value and the land the cabin sits on is just beautiful. We also visited the nearby reservoir which was beautiful as well. It was so nice to unplug (no cell service) for the weekend and enjoy nature with a warm place to sleep. We will definitely be back!

Eugene User Profile
October 2017
The place was just as described. Not fancy at all, but a good serviceable base in a beautiful location. If you base your expectations on the written description you should be pleased with this place.

Bill User Profile
October 2017
Great place if you are looking to get away from it all!. Place was neat ,clean and comfortable. Fantastic place to kick back and relax.

John User Profile
June 2017
Bring cleaning supplies. Bring EVERYTHING, the bed doesn't hold over 200 pounds total, the futon is covered wth an old moving blanket. The refrigerator doesn't work properly (i reported this last year after our stay). The stove was beyond disgusting! The prices for the same dates as e stayed last year have tripled, its NOT worth the money. This place wreaks of mildew and uses well water which has a very STRONG sulphuric smell, stronger than last year. We LOVED it last year and felt it was well priced, but its gone downhill. A big brown dog running around not leaving us alone, when we have two of our own dogs, made it a challenge to relax with them outdoors. The closest grocery is 45 minutes away. You must take your trash with you a few miles down the road, BUT if you leave on a holiday, as we were scheduled to do last year you will have to take it with you home, or leave a day later. Being three hours from home, we chose to leave a day early and lose the funds paid. If you use the little store down the road, check dates most items are expired. NO cell service or Wifi (which was okay with us, but should be disclosed), and hopefully they mow before you arrive. They did last year, but not this year. Good luck!
Bob User Profile
Response from Bob:
Well, I am so very sorry that Mr. Bryant had a bad experience! We truly value our guests and their being able to enjoy an inexpensive, relaxing get-a-way. Mr. Bryant messaged us at 8PM the night before his requested arrival and asked for a 1-night stay. Further asked for discounts. The cottage is VERY rural and we try to be straight-up regarding this. Additionally it is treated as a 'Glamping opportunity' meaning that it is intended as a step above camping - no pitching tents, no worries about a 'rainout', and a bathroom and kitchenette in the cottage, in addition to a private, screened porch out back. There isn't another house/cottage within 1/4 mile of this cottage so we have NO idea where a stray dog may have come from? Indeed the small convenience store located on Savage River Rd is truly an old-fashioned 'general store' with everything from fishing lures, basic foodstuff, and outdoor games; however it is a 1-man operation intended as a convenience for those guests who are camping or glamping and just need an item or two; otherwise for significant grocery shopping one would be wise to drive the 25 minutes to the Deep Creek Resort area where there is a legitimate grocery store, novelty shopping, and an abundance of shopping opportunities. Again we are so very sorry that the previous guest who departed on the day of Mr. Bryant's arrival did not leave the cottage in good condition for Mr. Bryant and we will notify our maintenance man to visit to tighten up anything overlooked. Very much unsure how Mr. Bryant 'left a day early' as his last-minute reservation was for only 1 night. Mr. Bryant stated prior to his arrival that he would also like to book the July 4th weekend and there is a price bump for that; however for Mr. Bryant's 1-night stay the total was a $95 charge. Rates do go up on Holiday weekends due to demand - as I explained to Mr. Bryant. To finish, so very sorry Mr. Bryant that you had a negative experience and that the cottage/area didn't meet your expectations; we suggest your finding something nicer/larger/more resort oriented on your next visit to our area and this cottage is truly designed for the guest looking to have a step up in conveniences from a camping experience.
June 2017

Kristen User Profile
June 2017
With rain in the forecast, we booked a space that would be a couple steps up from camping and got exactly what we wanted! This cabin is tucked in a remote location within walking distance to the stream and we fell asleep listening to the water. Our time was spent mostly enjoying reading on the screened in front porch and local hiking. Bringing towels and paper products is a must and we were glad that we brought a cooler while the fridge got cold. We had a couple bugs on the floor but nothing that couldn't be easily swept or shooed away.
Bob User Profile
Response from Bob:
Thank you for being our guest at Savage River Kristen. Indeed we have set this cottage up as a 'step above camping' as it is so very rural (like a good camping spot after a long hike; however you can drive to steps from the front door) with each guest asked to leave the cottage in a similar or better fashion than they found it. if we had to hire cleaners/inspectors/linen companies to service the cottage the price would no longer be close to what campers are looking for; therefore we ask each guest to treat it like a campsite, policing after themselves and leaving it ready for the next "campers". Why different from camping? No pitching tens; no worries about rain; kitchenette and fridge; comfortable bed, running water, and full bathroom/shower - the life of Riley! Again, thanks for being our guest and we hope to host you again someday!
June 2017

Philana User Profile
July 2016
Loved the place. Bring all your own linens. This is an awesome place and we plan to go again. It is way out there. No cellphone connection, no wi/fi. About 45 minutes to Walmart. Beautiful area. River is about a five minute walk. No A/C but it doesn't get very warm there. Owner was a pleasure to deal with.

Michelle User Profile
September 2015
If I were just reviewing my interactions with Derek I would give a 5 star review as he was attentive and always got back to me quickly. The area is absolutely beautiful and I bet it is quite stunning in the fall. However, the "cottage" was not the most comfortable and very much needs to be at least slightly overhauled. I am okay with bare bones but I need the place to be clean and it did not feel very clean. Luckily, I brought EVERYTHING with me (towels, linens, pillows, and blankets) because the bedding looked dirty. I would advise bringing plates and flatware as the cabinets have dead bugs lying in the them as do the corners of the shower. The screened in patio was nice and I was able to relax on the swing with some wine and a book with my dog lying on his bed at my feet. There is a lot of property to explore which was fun to do over the weekend.
Bob User Profile
Response from Bob:
Michelle, we are sorry about the little critters, as we make every effort to keep our remote vacation cottages and experiences the best they can be. I will be directly looking into it.
September 2015

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Our region is a great place to vacation in, as well as to live in. We have everything from skiing, boating, world class whitewater rafting, and many more outdoor activities. We work here, and live here! Our cottages, and cabins are very well maintained, and we extend our friendly customer service to everyone who stays with us. Helping visitors find great affordable accommodations and experience our region with all it has to offer is our thing!

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