Mountain Merlot

From $241.00/Night

Address: 14 Eyeopener Lane Location: McHenry Type: Home Bed Sizes: King, King, Queen, Queen, Queen, Daybed w/Trundle, Queen Sleeper Sofa
5 Beds 6 Baths & 1 Half Bath Sleeps 14

Located in a private, gated community on top of Wisp Mountain, Mountain Merlot is a grand chalet that offers the ultimate vacation. Every bedroom is a master suite making it perfect for couples or families. 

It is ideal throughout all four seasons, but truly shines during the winter months. You can be one of the first to ski down the slopes as Mountain Merlot is one of a limited number of properties with direct access to beginner, intermediate, and advanced trails. Simply exit through the ski room, step into your skis and take off. No more driving or parking hassles.  

Exposed beams, cathedral ceilings and a wall of windows combine to create the perfect vibe for your mountain getaway. You won’t hesitate to sit back and relax on one of the leather sofas in the great room. Watch TV or simply bask in the warmth of the gas fireplace. The movie lovers in your group can pop their favorite film in the DVD player in the media room and enjoy it with Surround Sound. 

The fully equipped kitchen and large dining area make eating-in a treat! Stainless steel appliances, granite counters and ample space for food prep will delight the chef in your group. Ten can gather at the table and there is seating for four more at the center island. Sliding doors open to the deck for easy access when you want use the gas grill for a summertime barbecue. 

Catch up on your beauty rest in one of the two main level master suites. Each has a TV and private path. One is furnished with a king bed – this room also has access to the deck as an added bonus. The other suite offers a queen bed. 

Upstairs, you will find a private master suite that is your own personal haven. Outfitted with a king bed, TV and Blu Ray DVD player, you can count on getting a good night’s sleep after a funfilled day at the lake. 

Head downstairs to the family room where there are lots of options for entertainment. The massive sectional sofa gives everyone a good view of the TV and a place to get cozy by the fireplace. Keep snacks and drinks handy at the wet bar with a wine fridge while you play a friendly game of pool. There is also a pub table that is perfect for card games. The adjacent den adds to your living space and is the perfect spot for the kids to watch their shows while they play. After a busy day on the slopes, thaw out in the sauna or unwind in the hot tub.  

Rounding out the sleeping quarters are two master suites on the lower level. They both have queen beds, TVs and Blu Ray DVD players.  

Outside, the expansive decks have lovely views of the surrounding mountains and lake. You can soak up some sunshine while you sip your morning coffee and plan your itinerary for the day. 

Within a short walk away is the Adventure Sports Center where you can take a guided whitewater rafting trip that will get your adrenaline pumping. You are also located within minutes from two challenging golf courses, marinas shops and a wide variety of excellent restaurants.  

Winter or summer, Mountain Merlot offers every convenience for your family's Deep Creek Lake vacationReserve this premier home today and look forward to a fun and relaxing getaway with your favorite people! 

***Ski In/Ski Out is dependent on slope availability.  Please contact for slope conditions.***

Mountain Merlot offers a membership to the Community Aquatic Recreation Complex (CARC). You can enjoy the indoor pool and fitness facilities during your stay. Get more info.

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Floor Plan

Main Level 

Great Room - TV (cable), Blu Ray DVD, Ceiling Fan, Deck Access

Kitchen - Seats 4, Hardwood Floors

Dining Room - Seats 8, Hardwood Floors, Deck Access

Theater Room - TV (cable), DVD, Surround Sound

Primary Suite - Queen, TV (cable), Private Standard Bath

Primary Suite - King, TV (cable), Private Standard Bath, Deck Access

Half Bath

Laundry Room 

Upper Level

Primary Suite - King, TV, Blu Ray DVD, Ceiling Fan, Private Bath with Shower Stall

Lower Level

Family Room - TV (cable), Blu Ray DVD,  Queen sleeper Sofa, Pool Table, Ping Pong Table, Wet Bar with Wine Fridge, Deck Access

Primary Suite - Queen, TV (cable), Blu Ray DVD, Private Bath with Shower Stall

Primary Suite - Queen, TV (cable), Blu Ray DVD, Private Standard Bath

Den - TV, Blu Ray DVD, Daybed w/Trundle

Laundry Room

Full Bath - Shower Stall


Ski/Mud Room





  • Ski Area
  • On Mountain
  • Lake Area
  • Ski In Ski Out


  • Wooded View


  • Hot Tub - Private

Property Features

  • Washing Machine
  • Grill - Gas
  • Heating
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Theater Room
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
  • Pool Table
  • Private Sauna
  • Wireless Internet
  • Self Check-in (Keyless Lock)
  • Wet Bar
  • Smoke Detector
  • TV (s) - Smart
  • Private Entrance
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Dining Room
  • DVD Player (s)
  • Dryer
  • Deck
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Elite
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishes and Utensils
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Keurig Coffee Maker


  • Bath Towels Provided


  • Free Parking
  • Parking/Access - 4WD Recommended for Winter

Resort/Shared Amenities

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Gated Community
  • Sauna

Nearby Activities

  • Marina
  • Fishing
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Restaurants
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Snow Skiing
  • Canoeing
  • Cinemas
  • Shopping
  • State Parks
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