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Luxurious European Bed and Breakfast - 1000 Sf Very Private Suite

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Serenity reins in spectacular views from the patio and fire pit

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Huddleston bed and breakfast description

Sans Souci is French for 'care free.' There could not be a more apt description for this very special property. We are located in the most beautiful and pristine corner of the most scenic lake in the mid-Atlantic region of the US.

Sans Souci offers stunning views of Smith Mountain & a 5,000 acre wilderness preserve from a point lot. Porch, patio, beach & dock offer a wide variety of opportunities to relax & take in the natural beauty of Smith Mountain Lake. Swim, sail, kayak, windsurf, fish, ski, wakeboard & wakesurf directly from the property.

The photogenic views, clean air, natural environment and comfort are simply unparalleled. A two or three day stay is like magic for the soul. This is a truly special property!


The Lake offers four waterfront golf courses, more than a dozen waterfront restaurants, frequent weekend events, a well-known art gallery, boardwalk and easy access to hiking.

The luxurious suite, built in a separate wing of the house, offers wood ceilings in the bedroom, radiant floor heat, luxurious rain shower, satellite TV, wireless Internet and an amazing attention to detail. It is decorated with original art by local artists, family members and African craftsmen. There is a king sized bed with 600-count cotton sheets & European comforters in the bedroom provides a great night's sleep. There is also a queen sized futon in the sitting room.

A photo of the patio even served as the cover for the Roanoke Area Visitor's Guide and a May, 2009 article about Roanoke in US Airways Magazine. That same photo has become the iconic symbol of lake living at SML.

The entire home was featured in a Laker Magazine article in Jan-Feb 2011 titled, 'In Harmony With Nature.' Read it online here: http://www.smithmountainlake.com/homes/lakerMagazine/wb/272108

Come see for yourself what everyone is talking about!

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Daily Maid Service

      Suitability

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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      • Sitting Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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      • The suite includes a large bedroom with wooden ceilings, a wet bar, sitting areas and windows on three walls. A short hallway connects it to the sitting room which includes a flat panel TV, futon, arm chairs and wide water views across the lake. This is a non-smoking property....moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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      • There is a tiled bath between the two rooms that offers a luxurious rain shower with built-in seat....moreless

      Entertainment

      • Stereo:

        Two iPod players, one is bluetooth enabled....moreless

      • Radio
      • CD Player
      • DVD Player

      Theme

          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Forests
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Leisure Activities

          • Walking
          • Bird Watching
          • Scenic Drives
          • Paddle Boating
          • Sight Seeing
          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Boating
          • Shopping

          local services and businesses

          • Massage Therapist
          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Medical Services
          • Fitness Center

          Location Type

          • Rural:

            Region is characterized by pleasantly rolling hills, dotted with pastures, agricultural fields and forests....moreless

          • Waterfront:

            Sans Souci has the signature view of Smith Mountain Lake. The photo of our patio is used as the splash page for numerous web sites in the region....moreless

          • Lakefront:

            Situated on a lot with 300' of waterfront, property also has a private beach & dock....moreless

          • Lake
          • Mountain
          • Lake View:

            Views of the lake from every room!...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Kayaking
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Water Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Surfing
          • Hunting
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Snorkeling
          • Water Tubing
          • Pier Fishing

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Breakfast is included in the rental rate. Anne prepares breakfast in the kitchen of our home, which is spotlessly clean and inspected by VA Dept of Health....moreless

              • Seating for 6 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    High speed wireless internet across the entire property - even the dock!...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    By request, we can make a docking space available by our floating dock....moreless

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included

                      Kitchen

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Mini refrigerator included in wet bar...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Mini Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Pedal Boat
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Patio
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        The gardens are heavily landscaped and beautiful....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (2) Beautiful stone patios with large fire pit. Panoramic views of Smith Mountain wilderness preserve....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Songbird Season
                      Apr 1 - Oct 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $220
                      $1,470
                      Raven Season
                      Nov 1 - Mar 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $180
                      $1,190
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $220
                      $1,400

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 10.3%

                      Notes:

                      Rates are for two guests. Up to two additional guests may be added at $30 per person per night, plus tax. Additional guests will sleep on futon in sitting room of suite. A trundle bed can also be added, upon request.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Necessary

                      Smith Mountain Lake is recognized as the premier vacation getaway along the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake offers many advantages, in addition to its incredibly clear, clean waters. There are several golf courses and more than a dozen restaurants located along its 580 miles of shoreline. The mountains and incredible night sky offer pleasing vistas both day and night. Our 'boardwalk' area includes everything from gift shops & marinas to one of the best art galleries in the mid-Atlantic, along with a variety of family-friendly restaurants. Smith Mountain Lake has bee the setting for multiple movies, books and countless paintings. Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake has won the lasting affection of all who have taken the time to discover her charms.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About the owner: We first met in West Africa when serving in the Peace Corps many years ago. We've lived, worked and traveled around the world, picking up many ideas that have been incorporated into this special place. We open a private wing of our home to B&B guests primarily as a hobby, because we both enjoy meeting interesting people and get pleasure from sharing this special corner of the world.

                      Why the Owner Chose Huddleston:
                      This is a luxurious property, tastefully & discretely adorned with original art, that exudes an air of timelessness that is primarily associated with island living in the tropics. We started with a great lot and then spent nearly 10 years perfecting the complete package - from the interior amenities & appointments to the park-like grounds.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
                      This is the only part of the lake that has an unobstructed view of Smith Mountain & the 5,000 acre wilderness preserve. The water is the deepest and cleanest on the entire lake. The dark night sky, unpolluted with neighbors' lights, provides a stunning view of the stars - as impressive as any we've seen anywhere in the US!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: french, german, english

                      Links to more information:

                       

                      Photos

                      • Serenity reins in spectacular views from the patio and fire pit

                        Serenity reins in spectacular views from the patio and fire pit

                      • Bright, sunny sitting room with satellite TV (even German channels!)

                        Bright, sunny sitting room with satellite TV (even German channels!)

                      • Springtime brings a burst of color throughout the garden.

                        Springtime brings a burst of color throughout the garden.

                      • The dock is spacious and offers unparalleled views

                        The dock is spacious and offers unparalleled views

                      • Kayaking in the wildnerness preserve just across from Sans Souci

                        Kayaking in the wildnerness preserve just across from Sans Souci

                      • One of the best fishing spots on the lake!

                        One of the best fishing spots on the lake!

                      • Smithy sightings have become more frequent since the filming of Lake Effects.

                        Smithy sightings have become more frequent since the filming of Lake Effects.

                      • Serenity reins in spectacular views from the patio and fire pit

                        Serenity reins in spectacular views from the patio and fire pit

                      • The beauty of a winter's morning

                        The beauty of a winter's morning

                      • Virginia Dare offers dinner & sight seeing cruises

                        Virginia Dare offers dinner & sight seeing cruises

                      • Many local bands perform around the lake throughout the summer.

                        Many local bands perform around the lake throughout the summer.

                      • Bedroom has a distinctively European flair

                        Bedroom has a distinctively European flair

                      • Home is nestled into a heavily landscaped, park-like setting

                        Home is nestled into a heavily landscaped, park-like setting

                      • Have breakfast together with the hummingbirds!

                        Have breakfast together with the hummingbirds!

                      • A fall afternoon, reading on the dock

                        A fall afternoon, reading on the dock

                      • A rare beach is a real hit with children & kayakers alike!

                        A rare beach is a real hit with children & kayakers alike!

                      • Rainbows occur with amazing frequency.  Search for the pot of gold!

                        Rainbows occur with amazing frequency. Search for the pot of gold!

                      • Fall is an especially charming time of the year

                        Fall is an especially charming time of the year

                      • A grown up swing set with an amazing view!

                        A grown up swing set with an amazing view!

                      • The serenity of a snowfall creates a winter wonderland.

                        The serenity of a snowfall creates a winter wonderland.

                      • Water sports start in early spring and continue until Thanksgiving!

                        Water sports start in early spring and continue until Thanksgiving!

                      • Mini golf at Bridgewater

                        Mini golf at Bridgewater

                      • The Ice Cream Float is a lake tradition

                        The Ice Cream Float is a lake tradition

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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