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Large Open Home, Right on the Water, Party Deck, Great Views

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Last updated: 10/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Huddleston house description

Located at the end of a long cul-de-sac, the driveway provides lots of on-site parking. The yard is flat so you can walk directly out to the water and large dock. The beautiful cove is nearly a quarter mile across and quickly opens out toward Smith Mountain and to even larger parts of the lake near channel marker C5. We find this perfect for skiing or fishing right out in front of the house protected from the winds that sometimes occur on the larger parts of the lake. Back again to the driveway, it is just a few stairs up to the covered entryway and deck that wraps around three sides of the house. From the entryway you enter the house between the kitchen and the greatroom. Toward the right is a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, electric range and oven, microwave, lots of counter space for food preparation and buffet style serving as well as stools for informal breakfast or snacking. Past the kitchen to the right is a large bedroom we call the 'bunkhouse' with two bunk beds, the lower bunk of each converting to a futon couch when desired. Beyond the kitchen to the left is the greatroom and a room we call the “lakeroom”, a large room on the lake side of the house, full of windows and light. Together, the greatroom, kitchen and lakeroom create a large open space, one of the things that we love so much about the house. From the lakeroom you can go back out onto the lakeside deck overlooking the water and dock or you can continue through the lakeroom and to the right into the sitting room that adjoins the master bedroom. Large windows in the setting room overlook again the deck, water and dock. The large master bedroom has its own full bath, an additional in-room vanity and a walk-in closet. From the master bedroom you cross the hallway toward the left to the guest bedroom or toward the right to a large full bathroom. Both the master and guest bedrooms have sliding doors leading outside again onto the deck. The hallway bathroom has a skylight. From this hallway you reenter the greatroom. Both greatroom and lakeroom have gas fireplaces. In the greatroom is a full wrap around couch system surrounding the TV. There are two dining tables one seating 8 and the other seating 4 comfortably. There are numerous nooks with futons or chairs for lounging. There is a nook off the kitchen, one between the greatroom and lakeroom and one, already mentioned, in the setting room adjoining the master bedroom.

Keywords: Open greatroom, sunroom and kitchen, large deck surrounding the house, lots of parking, boat lift for renters, great swimming areas and deep water off the dock.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

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              • Queen size Bed (1) We recommend you bring your own linens for all bedding. If needed, a separate linen service is available at the link below., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              Other Amenities

                  • This property is one of the few that offer a dedicated slip for your own boat. The slip has a hoist that will accomodate most boats and is covered. For boat launch locations please see the points of interest map below....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                      • Cinemas
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Lake View
                      • Lakefront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing

                      Dining

                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 12 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

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                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.5
                      from 11 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off-Season
                      Oct 14 - May 23, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $190
                      $1,330
                      In-Season
                      May 24 - Sep 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,960
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $190

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Cleaning $150
                      • Pet Fee $45
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Included

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                      Last updated: 10/12/2014
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                      Location

                      • The National D-Day Memorial

                        "Bedford County lost more men on D-Day per capita than any other community in the US. Dedicat..."

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                      • Mitchell's Restaurant at Mitchell's Point Marina

                        "Nearest marina for gas or informal dinning."

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                      • Smith Mountain Lake State Park

                        "Protected, public swimming with large sanding beach, many hiking paths and nature trails. Bo..."

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                      • Appomattox Court House National Park

                        "Site of Lee's surrender to Grant concluding the Civil War."

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                      • Lynchburg History

                        "Early American History on the James River, Cival War History, Numerous Colleges and Univers..."

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                      • Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce

                        "Worth a drive to see the Visitors Center and understand the origins, history and purpose of ..."

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                      • Craddock Creek Marina

                        "Nearest free boat launch."

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                      • Blue Ridge Parkway

                        "Entryway to the beauty and splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains"

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                      • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

                        "Thomas Jefferson's retreat from the labors and crowds at Monticello. Guided tours of this be..."

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                      • Bridgewater Plaza

                        "The social center of Smith Mountain Lake. Great restaurants, many great little shops, live e..."

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                      • Booker T. Washington National Monument

                        "See a working 19th century homestead and the boyhood home of this promient figure in America..."

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                      • Visitors Bureau

                        "Roanoke Civic Center and Virginia Tech Conference Center"

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                      • Bernard's Landing Resort

                        "Fine dinning you can boat to and back."

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                      • All Seasons Marine Services

                        "Off-water Marina, boat repair & parts, batteries, boat storage "

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                      • Parkway Marina

                        "Closest on-water boating services (gas, batteries, accessories, launch, rental)"

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                      • Virginia Military Institute

                        "Lee and Stonewal jackson both taught here. The VMI cadets stood aganst the Union forces at t..."

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                      • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

                        "Exceptionally beatutiful Virginia Polytechnic and State University"

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                      • Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville

                        "Founded by Thomas Jefferson. Beautiful campus. Today a leading university academically and i..."

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                      • Mariners Landing Resort Community and Conference Center

                        "The condominium has a restaurant and outdoor pool area open to the public."

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                      • White House Corner Store

                        "Auto Gas, Deli, Gift Shop, Restaurants, Post Office"

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                      • Westlake Corner

                        "Largest shopping center on the lake. Banking, Multi-Plex Movie Theater; Emergency Services."

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                      • Downtown Moneta

                        "Food Lion, Banking, Dollar Store, ShopRite, Boating Euipment Shop, Subway Restaurant"

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                      • Moneta Smith Mountain Lake Library

                        "Wonderful little library, modern appointments and conference rooms, very peaceful and cozy p..."

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                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2003

                      About the owner: We (Fran and Shauna) live in Northern Virginia. Our two older children are married, our two younger children are still in college. We have four grandchildren and more to come, we hope. The family pet is a border collie, collie mix named Hobbes (like in the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes). Our younger son’s name is Colin, so we have our own variant of the comic strip we call Colin and Hobbes. Professionally I am a systems engineer and Shauna is a full-time homemaker.

                      Why the Owner Chose Huddleston:
                      I grew up in the Finger Lakes Region of NY State. When we found Smith Mountain Lake and this house I knew I had found a place where I could share with my kids much of the wonder I had as a kid growing up near a large lake. Each year we hold a family reuinon here for both sides of our family. The house, the lake and the surrounding places of interest have accomodated us all without a hitch for several days at a time.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Many mornings I start my day at dawn on the party deck, watching the rising sun melt away the morning mist. Shauna's favorite time is watching the sunset from the same place. The calm waters of the morning and evening make perfect bookends for the waves churned up by the boating, canoeing, sailing and swimming we do in between. I'm not a fisherman but many of my family and neighbors are. SML is a tournament bass lake and has been featured on TV and in movies. Being out on a peninsula as we are, we are nearly surrounded by water and our connection to land is occupied by a state park and a resort and golf course.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Lake House from the Dock

                        Lake House from the Dock

                      VRBO #406259

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 17, 2014

                      $190 - $280 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/12/2014
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