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Classic Lake House Ralph Lauren Would Love (with Acres of Flat Lawns)

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Huddleston house description

If Ralph Lauren ever featured a lake house in any of his advertisements, this would be the property he would use. Almost every room features a magnificent and unfettered view across broad expanses of Smith Mountain Lake. There is a link below to additional photographs. The covered back porch faces West and is where we sit to watch the kids playing in the yard or watch the sunsets while sharing a glass of wine and listening to our favorite tunes through speakers located throughout the propery (via satellilte radio).

The lake house sits on almost 3 acres and is almost completely surrounded on three sides by the lake. It has a secluded cove for safe swimming and a large boat house with covered lounging as well. There is a grassy field for soccer play and another for lawn tennis (badminton).

Around the corner from Mitchell's Point Marina where you can rent boats and wave runners. The Marina also provides free wireless internet and has a bar and grill with excellent food.


PETS: The only pets we permit are adult dogs who are well trained and require a small fee for pets. Please call to discuss the fee and additional security deposit that may be required.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Minimum age limit is 25 years old...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Acres of lawn for the kids to play, there is a badminton court, basketball net, soccer net, floating trampoline...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                With Full Bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                Sleeps 2...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 4 twin/ single

                Bunk Beds Sleep 4...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                Sleeps 2...moreless

              • The Master Bedroom features a California King Size Bed and has an entire wall size view of the lake. It has a full bath with shower. The guest room is large and has 2 twin single beds. Shares hallway full bath with Bunk Room The Bunk Room features four beds in bunk bed configuration permitting up to four people sleeping space. Shares hallway full bath with Guest Room. There is another bedroom attached to the house and is accessed via the back deck area that sleeps two and has a fireplace. It too has extensive views of the lake. The zoning restricts the property for short term rental to a total of 8 overnight adults with no restrictions as to the number of children 2yrs and under and no restrictions as to the number of people on the property during the day. Thus, the indication that the property has 10 beds available in 4 separate bedrooms....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Both Bathrooms are recently renovated. Both are stand up built in shower stalls....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Since we view the house as a retreat, we decided not to have the distractions of the internet and television. Instead, we have set up a home theater system with a high definition DVD player and suuround sound to play movies every night. Most guests are able to use their cell phones as a data 'hot spot' to access the internet. In an emergency, there is a free Wi-Fi hot spot (wireless internet cafe) at Mtichell's Point Marina, a very short walk from the house by land and a two minute boat ride (two coves away). Mitchell's Point Marina is a wonderful resource for renters. Mitchell's features a really cute and quaint bar and grill that is owned by one of the areas most popular caterers. He serves some of the best smoked barbecue you will ever taste! The Marina also rents boats, wave runners and water ski equipment and rafts to pull behind a boat....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • MP3 Dock
                  • Stereo
                  • Video Library:

                    We have 50 DVD movies in the house...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Cinemas
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Lake
                  • Lakefront:

                    This property sits on a peninsula and is surrounded by the lake on three sides. It sits on a very large expanse of the lake as well so the views are spectacular...moreless

                  • Mountain

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Air conditioning system is one year old and upgraded to a seven ton unit to more than handle extremely hot days at the lake...moreless

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Bottled Water
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    This dryer is in the unit and only three years old...moreless

                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    There is ample room along a very long driveway to park your boat trailer and automobiles...moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    There is a telephone on the property for emergency use only...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    This washer is in the unit and only three years old...moreless

                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi is available around the corner at the Marina Cafe a short walk from the house....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    (2)...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    Just around the corner there is Mitchell's Point Marina with a grille where you can order devlivered smoked meats that are unbelievably delicious....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Newly remodeled with caesar stone counter tops...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Yard

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall 2014
                          Sep 8 - Nov 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $428 $575
                          Fri, Sat
                          $3,000
                          Winter 2014-2015
                          Dec 1 - Mar 12, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $250 $300
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,800
                          Spring 2015
                          Mar 13 - May 28, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $428 $500
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $3,000
                          June 2015
                          May 29 - Jun 27, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $600 $800
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $3,900
                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 28 - Sep 8, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $4,200

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $15
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
                          • Cleaning $150
                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          There is a $50 dollar per night additional charge for each night of your stay which includes any holiday (i.e. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day, or the like) at the applicable rate for that particular night (i.e. whether it is a weekend night or weekday night).

                          The Pet Fee is $15 per night of stay. Pets are only permitted after obtaining permission of Owner.

                          One-half of rental is due upon making reservation and signing rental agreement. The remaining one-half is due 60 days before start of rental.

                          Payment can be by check, direct wire deposit or credit card. Credit card payments incur a charge of 3% to the rental rate to cover the cost to Owner.


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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Smith Mountain Lake has wine festivals, art festivals, flea markets and the like, throughout the year. Check online for those activities. The lake is famous for its bass fishing, and annually hosts a bass fishing tournament (hosted and filmed by ESPN sports network). The National D-Day Memorial, designed by Dickson Architects and Associates is in Bedford County, the county where this lake house is located. The Memorial exists in tribute to the valor, fidelity, and sacrifice of the Allied Forces on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The United States Congress warranted the establishment of the Memorial at Bedford, Virginia, the community suffering the country’s severest per capita losses on D-Day.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          About the owner: I am an attorney practicing law in both Virginia and Florida. My wife stopped working as an investment money manager (she has a CFA and MBA) to help raise our twin boys, now teenagers. Our family loves the water so, when we left Florida ten years ago we were excited to find this wonderful lake house permitting us to spend large amounts of quality time together as a family. The whole family enjoys skiing, wake boarding and boating. Many afternoons we spend floating in the cove just off our boat house spending time with the boys - when they aren't wrestling with each other and throwing each other into the lake from our floating trampoline - kng of the mountain style.

                          Why the Owner Chose Huddleston:
                          We love Huddleston and being on the Bedford side of the lake. Our lake house is located on a very wide part of the Craddock Creek part of the lake and the water quality is much clearer than the more northern part of the lake. That is because by the time the various streams and rivers join and get down to our part of the lake, all of the silt in the water has settled- usually by the time it goes through the winding bends just northwest of our part of the lake. We also love being right around the corner from a great marina- Mitchell's Point Marina. It makes it easy to get gas for the boat and wave runner and means we are close to a nice bar and grill and ice cream for the kids. On the weekends, Mitchell's often has live entertainment in the form of local bands. By boat, we are about three minutes away. By car, we are about one half mile away from Mitchell's point. We are also close - by water- to Mariner's Landing, a very nice hotel and golfing destination with great dining as well.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • A view from the lake

                            A view from the lake

                          • View from one of Lakeside decks

                            View from one of Lakeside decks

                          • Covered Screened Back Porch w/ Dining & Seating

                            Covered Screened Back Porch w/ Dining & Seating

                          • Boat House and Cove for Swimming

                            Boat House and Cove for Swimming

                          • Fully Equipped Designer Kitchen

                            Fully Equipped Designer Kitchen

                          • Guest Room Sleeps Two

                            Guest Room Sleeps Two

                          • Sunset view from back deck

                            Sunset view from back deck

                          • One of the Guest Bedrooms off of the Back Deck

                            One of the Guest Bedrooms off of the Back Deck

                          • Kids love this trampoline and play all day on it !!

                            Kids love this trampoline and play all day on it !!

                          • Acres of Grass for Entertaining

                            Acres of Grass for Entertaining

                          • Badminton

                            Badminton

                          • Living Room, Fireplace and Large Flat Screen TV

                            Living Room, Fireplace and Large Flat Screen TV

                          • Master Suite (w/private full bath) and lake views

                            Master Suite (w/private full bath) and lake views

                          • Bunk Bed Room Sleeps Four

                            Bunk Bed Room Sleeps Four

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

                          $250 - $800 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/22/2014
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                          Classic Lake House Ralph Lauren Would Love (with acres of flat lawns)

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