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Cedar Cabin at Silver Bay View Cottages on Smith Mountain Lake

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Enjoy lake and mountain views from the hot tub.

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Last updated: 11/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, private dock, Ideal for Reunions

The Cedar Cabin at Silver Bay View Cottages offers grand and spectacular views of the lake and Smith Mountain in a quiet, private setting populated with beautiful Loblolly pines and sweeping lawns. A private deep-water dock offers easy access for boating, swimming and sunbathing. The cabin is located on a point that marks the entry to Witcher Creek, one of the best fishing areas on the lake. Between the Cedar Cabin and the Main House, the Point offers a combined capacity of up to 16 people, making it the ideal location for family reunions. We can accommodate up to 24 people between four properties that include the Main House, the Cedar Cabin and Cabins 1 and 2 that are a 3 minute walk away. Be sure and check out these other properties as well.


Swimming: There is nothing more enjoyable than to stretch out on the dock with a good book, and then dive into the clear, warm water for a refreshing swim. The lake is one of the cleanest in the East Coast and as you swim or relax, you can look across to undeveloped wilderness.


Hot Tub: The 7' 8' Hot Tub accommodates up to 6 people with views of the lake and mountains.

Boating: There may be no better lake in the Mid-Atlantic region for boating. The 20,000 acres of Smith Mountain Lake and its 40-mile length make it a perfect place for water skiing, speed boating, canoeing, kayaking or sailing. Power boats and wave runners can be rented at several locations on the lake, including: Bridgewater Plaza Marina (Boats can also be picked up at the State Park), Parrot Cove (Parrot Cove also rents Kayaks), Parkway Marina (formerly knows as Saunders Marina), Mitchell's Point Marina or Virgil Naff Sea Doo (wave runners only). The closest boat launch and boat rental is Mitchell's Point Marina.

Fishing: Fishing opportunities at Silver Bay View Cottages are unbelievable. The properties are located on Witcher Creek where the stripers spawn every spring. The lake is regularly stocked with game fish, and contains striped bass, large and small mouth bass, muskies, northern pike, and an assortment of small game fish. Fishing guides are available to introduce you to the lake, including: Captain Bert's Fishin' Charters, Mike's Striper Guide Service, Rockfish Adventures.
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(434) 953-6747 (Virginia, USA)

Manager

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/07/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs allowed. Ask owner about cats....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Call us for any special needs or vacation planing. What to Bring-- * Sheets and pillow cases * Towels and wash cloths * Bath soap and shampoo * Laundry Soap * Flashlight * Paper towels * Charcoal, lighter fluid * Condiments Note: *Bed linens and towels are available for an additional fee. What not to bring: Worries and stress! What you'll wish you had brought: Camera, film, DVDs, water toys, sun block, fishing gear....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Views of Smith Mountain Lake...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Mountain:

    Views of Smith Mountain...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront:

    On the water with a private dock...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Central Heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are available for an additional fee...moreless

  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Visitors using the following cell phone companies have had good reception in the past: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, US Cellular, Cingular, and Nextel. ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    password protected...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6 person hot tub. Hot tub is serviced between rentals and during your stay (if more than 3 days)...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Sep 5 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$240
$1,440
Early Summer 2017
May 26 - Jun 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$325
$1,950
Mid Summer 2017
Jun 24 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,340

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summer 2017
Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$325
$1,950
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$325
Fall 2017
Sep 4 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$240
$1,440
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$240
$1,440

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Housekeeping/Hot Tub $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.3%

Notes:

Optional linen fee: $100

Damage Deposit is due 30 days before your arrival date. We accept payments only by credit card through HomeAway.com.

NOTE: Shorter stays are possible in Mid Summer if a property is not booked 2 weeks in advance. Nightly rate is $390. There is a three night minimum on major holiday weekends.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 11/07/2016
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Location

Car: Necessary

Grand and spectacular views of the lake and Smith Mountain in a quiet, private setting populated with beautiful Loblolly pines and sweeping lawns. Private deep-water dock offers easy access for boating, swimming, sunbathing and world class fishing.

Ideal for Family Reunions--

The house is located on a point that marks the entry to Witcher Creek, one of the best fishing areas on the lake. The Cedar Cabin sleeps 6 and is one of the four Silver Bay View Cottages that comfortably accommodate up to 24 people. * Beautiful lake views

* Kitchen with all the modern conveniences

* Laundry Facilities

* Spacious deck with seating for 6

* Large Floating Dock

* High Speed Wireless Internet

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

About: Jim is an engineer/entrepeneur who, in addition to running Silver Bay, designs Arts & Crafts homes and advises emerging technology companies. Catriona is a garden author/photographer/ speaker who has written 9 books and countless articles for national and international publications. See her articles in the Smith Mountain Laker Magazine (free at local businesses).

Why Huddleston, VA, USA:
The Erlers purchased Cabin 1 in 1993 and began offering it as a rental a few years later. As the rental business grew, they purchased Cabin 2 and soon learned that there was a desparate need for accomdations large enough for reunions. When the Main House and Cedar Cabin became available in 2002, they purchased them and began major rennovations to prepare them for large reunions. Since 2003 Silver Bay has been a first choice on Smith Mountain Lake for reunions.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The Cedar Cabin is at the Point View location and offers lovely vistas of Smith Mountain Lake. It is the largest of the open beam cedar cabins, capable of accommodating up to 6 overnight guests.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/07/2016

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Photos

  • Enjoy lake and mountain views from the hot tub.

    Enjoy lake and mountain views from the hot tub.

  • Open Beam Cedar Cabin; Perfectly Natural

    Open Beam Cedar Cabin; Perfectly Natural

  • Enjoy Dish Satellite with ESPN Sporting Events on the 40' HD television.

    Enjoy Dish Satellite with ESPN Sporting Events on the 40' HD television.

  • To ensure you get a good night's sleep, we provide firm, high quality mattresses

    To ensure you get a good night's sleep, we provide firm, high quality mattresses

  • Private floating dock in deep water offers two boat slips and a swimming ladder.

    Private floating dock in deep water offers two boat slips and a swimming ladder.

  • Try kayaking with a friend.

    Try kayaking with a friend.

  • The first time tubing is always a joy!

    The first time tubing is always a joy!

  • All sorts of activities in and around the lake.

    All sorts of activities in and around the lake.

  • Witcher Creek

    Witcher Creek

  • Winter is quiet and beautiful

    Winter is quiet and beautiful

  • Short distances between the four Silver Bay View Cottages. Great for reunions.

    Short distances between the four Silver Bay View Cottages. Great for reunions.

  • Upper map of Smith Mountain Lake

    Upper map of Smith Mountain Lake

  • Hot Tub Deck provides a private setting with spectacular views

    Hot Tub Deck provides a private setting with spectacular views

  • Well equipped kitchen opens up into the great room. Even here, you are never far

    Well equipped kitchen opens up into the great room. Even here, you are never far

  • View from the great room

    View from the great room

  • There is nothing better than coming in from the hot tub to sit by the fireplace

    There is nothing better than coming in from the hot tub to sit by the fireplace

  • Kayaking is particularly nice in our part of the lake.

    Kayaking is particularly nice in our part of the lake.

  • Relaxing on the boat is always a pleasure

    Relaxing on the boat is always a pleasure

  • Sailing on Smith Mountain Lake

    Sailing on Smith Mountain Lake

  • View from the dock.

    View from the dock.

  • Fall colors on Witcher Creek

    Fall colors on Witcher Creek

  • Winter on Witcher creek

    Winter on Witcher creek

  • Location of Silver Bay View Cottages (lower map)

    Location of Silver Bay View Cottages (lower map)

  • Sunset on Smith Mountain Lake

    Sunset on Smith Mountain Lake

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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