Ski Chalet Getaway 8

Boats and Slopes

The Boats and Slopes property managed by Railey Vacations situated on Deep Creek Lake in Maryland is an oasis all its own. It offers the best of both worlds with seasonal fun in snow and sun. Owners Troy and Alexandra Calabrese from Pittsburgh purchased their dream vacation home in September 2016 and spent months redecorating it, fashioning the expansive home into a family-friendly lake- and ski-themed abode equipped with features such as stainless steel appliances, a reading nook, multiple decks, a lakeside hammock, a fire pit and a hot tub. 

“What attracted us to Deep Creek Lake are the year-round activities the area has to offer, including fall festivals, winter skiing, hiking in the spring, and of course, summer lake fun,” Alex says. “We were adamant about purchasing our vacation home in this area because of the close proximity to Wisp Resort. This beautiful lakefront property is conveniently located just minutes away from the highway for travelers. Boats and Slopes is our family’s and friends’ getaway, and we wanted to share our home with Railey guests too.”

Boats and Slopes is sure to fulfill every vacationer’s wish list. The home has spacious rooms, a pool table, board games and grassy areas surrounded by gorgeous natural views. It even boasts its very own dock. All of the amenities combined with a whole host of activities for the outdoor adventurer provide no shortage of good times for guests.

“I truly appreciate how many diverse fond memories are being created at Boats and Slopes. The guest feedback has been tremendous,” Alex says.

Guests have been extremely positive about their experiences.

“After our summer vacation, we rebooked to enjoy the house again for ski season. The modern decor is so comfortable yet luxurious. Can’t beat the three king beds and the bunk room and loft for the kiddos! The kids love the chalkboard in the kitchen, and we all play board games at night on the enormous farm table. Our large group fits perfectly. The kitchen is amazing with all the fun gadgets like a milkshake maker, fondue pot, Keurig coffee maker and more!” Carrie Miller from Cecil, Philadelphia, said in a review. 

Not only is the home perfect for family trips but it also offers the perfect setting for a luxury ladies’ vacay. Lisa Hanley from Long Island, New York, highlights the home’s amenities.

“Boats and Slopes is our girls’ weekend getaway in the fall, and we recently booked the house for the spring too! It’s so comfortable for a dozen girlfriends to enjoy essential quality time. We enjoy shopping in the area—so many quaint boutiques! And we unwind in the evening with a glass of wine in the hot tub.”

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