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Book Direct: Get the Best Price for Your Deep Creek Vacation

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Book direct with Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales to be sure you get the best price! February 2nd, 2022 is “Book Direct Day”!

We want you to get the best possible value when it comes to your Deep Creek Lake vacation rentals. When you make your reservations on our website, you can be sure that you are getting the lowest possible rate and great customer service.

Here are just a few of the benefits when you #bookdirect:

Avoid Costly Fees Charged by 3rd Party sites

Websites like VRBO and Airbnb tack on service fees that can be hundreds of dollars. Why pay more for your Deep Creek vacation rental? Book direct with Taylor-Made to avoid those extra fees. That money can be better used to play mini golf, rent a boat or take the kids snow tubing. Continue reading “Book Direct: Get the Best Price for Your Deep Creek Vacation”

Vacation Rental Workspaces Keep Remote Work and School Comfortable

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Vacation rental workspaces have become more important than ever. Our world has changed, and many people are able to work remotely. Also, many school districts have taken classes online. “Digital nomads” can easily combine work and play.

Deep Creek Lake Homes with Workspaces

Many of our home owners are creating comfortable vacation rental workspaces. These are laptop/tablet friendly tables or desks with a chair. You will find them in various spots in more than fifty Deep Creel Lake vacation homes. Click here to see them all. Check out the photos or floor plan online to see the exact location. Many desks are set up in a home’s loft, but some are in bedrooms, dens, or family rooms.

Our goal is to keep you completely comfortable while you vacation. Having a separate space can help you or the kids focus when you need to reconnect with the “real world”.

Here are a few examples of vacation rental workspaces in our Deep Creek Lake homes:

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Summer 2021 Vacations – Don’t Wait to Book!

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Summer 2021 vacations at Deep Creek Lake are in demand! Many families typically reserve their Deep Creek Lake summer vacation rental in January. They wait until after the busy holiday season. Most of Taylor-Made’s summer reservations were made in January in years past. This year, we are seeing a different trend. Many families have already made their summer 2021 vacation plans. When comparing this year to the past, we have more reservations for next summer than ever before.

Start Planning Your Summer 2021 Vacations

Here are three reasons why you should book now to save your spot at Deep Creek Lake.

A Deep Creek Lake vacation is the ultimate gift. The pandemic caused a lot of people to miss out on their annual summer vacation with family. Spending time together and making memories is invaluable. This holiday season, give your favorite people a fun and relaxing vacation that they can look forward to. 

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Black Friday Guide for Home Owners from Taylor-Made

Black Friday Guide

Black Friday Guide

Black Friday and Cyber Monday present an excellent opportunity for vacation rental owners. You can redecorate a room or upgrade electronics for a fraction of the regular cost.

We put together a guide with some of the best deals of the season along with retailers who typically release significant savings.

Black Friday Redecorating Opportunities

Keep an eye out for sales on furniture and bedding. If you are not sure where to start, here are a few suggestions of items that will attract and retain guests:

-Replace bedding and get a set that has matching pillow shams
-Create a sitting area in your master suite by adding a cozy chair and end table
-Don’t forget about your outdoor living space! Update resin (plastic) deck furniture with higher quality options.
-Update mattresses
-Modernize your window treatments by replacing vertical or venetian blinds with wooden blinds or curtains.

Redecorating Deals

Wayfair – Up to 80% Off!

West Elm – Buy More, Save More Event – Lighting, Furniture, Wall Art, Pillows, Rugs & More

Crate and Barrel – 20-30% Off Site Wide

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Holiday Vacations at Deep Creek Lake

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The best part of any vacation is spending quality time with family & friends. Deep Creek Lake holiday vacations are the perfect way to get away from it all & to reconnect with your favorite people.

Thanksgiving at Deep Creek

Thanksgiving traditionally centers around family making it ideal for a trip to the mountains. November’s crisp air creates the perfect fall vibe. Choose a Deep Creek vacation home with a fireplace, and spend cozy nights playing board games. During the day, the outdoorsy types can bundle up to explore hiking trails at area state parks.

Making a traditional Thanksgiving feast is easy. Place an order with Destination Grocers prior to arrival, and you can have all of your groceries delivered the day you check in. There are also options that take the stress out of preparing a big meal. Arrowhead Market offers homemade meals with all your favorite Thanksgiving dishes. You can also get a fully prepared dinner from Wisp Resort. Be sure to get your orders in early. If you want to dine out, many local restaurants will have holiday menus as well.

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Vacation Rental Design Tips


Vacation rental design can have a big impact on your bottom line. Whether you are furnishing a new home or refreshing your current rental property, it can be a challenging task to tackle on your own.

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Vacation rental design Guide

We put together this vacation rental design guide to give you a good understanding of how to get the most “bang for your buck”. Smart investments in your home can put you on the right track to get more reservations and guests who return year-after-year.

Even if you think of yourself as someone with good taste, it is always good to get another point of view. Our team can help you make good choices. You can also enlist a friend to give you an objective opinion or suggestions.

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Meet Our Vacation Rental Maintenance Team


Taylor-Made owners and guests benefit from our in-house vacation rental maintenance team. They have the experience and expertise to handle almost any situation that may arise.

Over the past year, we sought out local talent with specific skill-sets to save our owners money. We identified tasks associated with high-cost vendors, and hired new team members accordingly. Once they were onboard, they received extensive customer service training so that they could easily interact with guests or owners. Expanding our team to include HVAC, plumbing and electrical experts can save owners $150+ on a routine service call.

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Gary Paugh, Maintenance Manager

Gary Paugh

Gary has been with Taylor-Made for eight years. His background in the military and positive attitude make him a natural leader. A native of nearby Mineral County, WVA, his years in the Army took him around the world to Korea, Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan. While in the service, he was a Platoon Sargent who supervised thirty-one people.

In his years with Taylor-Made, Gary has earned certifications for the repair of HVAC systems, hot tubs, plumbing and appliances. He feels that we have the best maintenance team yet with a very diverse knowledge base and willingness to learn new things. Gary says, “It makes me feel proud to work here – like I did in the military.” Continue reading “Meet Our Vacation Rental Maintenance Team”