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Cabin 1 at Silver Bay View Cottages on Smith Mountain Lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, private dock, Romantic Retreat

**Please see or call 434-953-6747 for more information**

Cabins 1 and 2 are in a row of ten that rim the shore of a secluded cove on Smith Mountain Lake. The Cabin 1 is on the end, making it one of the most private of all. There are wilderness views of undeveloped forest and the lake, as well as Smith Mountain. The cabin is located on Witcher Creek, which is a no wake area. This feature makes swimming very safe, and a sense of peacefulness prevails that you will not find in other areas of the lake that experience more boat traffic. A private deep-water dock is shared by the two cabins, offering easy access for boating, swimming and sunbathing. Both cabins are two-bedroom, one-bath lakefront homes, with solid cedar construction, open-beam ceilings and hardwood floors. Silver Bay View Cottages are ideal for reunions. We can accommodate up to 24 people between four properties that include the Main House, the Cedar Cabin and Cabins 1 and 2. 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 are looking across to undeveloped wilderness.

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals

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).

Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals purchased this cabin in 1993

Why Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals chose Huddleston

Cabin 1 was the first of the Silver Bay View properties and was the inspiration for our name. While smaller than the Point View properties, it remains a very special place for a cozy escape.

What makes this cabin unique

Cabin 1 is at the Bay View location and offers a private setting overlooking the Silver Bay portion of Smith Mountain Lake with Smith Mountain above it.


Huddleston Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd Bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Ask 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.


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Cabin 1 at Silver Bay View Cottages on Smith Mountain Lake
average rating of 4.8 based on 50 reviews

Perfect location on the lake

  • 5 of 5

Not only was the property in a great place, the owner was very accommodating. We chose this cabin with a day notice . Cabin was very clean, well equipped for cooking, and with a dock you can see from back deck which we fished from 80% of our time there. We would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Cbin

  • 5 of 5

Toasty cabin with wonderful view of the lake!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

I was very pleased with the stay at this cabin. The only concern was the problem of not being able to connect to WIFI; however, the property owner was very accommodating to call while he was on a personal vacation to try to solve the problem.

Very private and an excellent get away.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Fantastic Time !

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here at Smith Mountain Lake. This was our first time here and it is truly unbelievable! 1 week of beautiful views tucked back in the cove. We will be back. We watched the deer feed between the cabin and dock. What a sight!

It was very nice to have a dock for our boat and not have to take the boat out each day.

Take time to visit the visitors center at the dam as this is what makes Smith Mountain Lake.

The lake is so inspiring to view as the sunsets from the boat.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Black Mountain, NC

It is fairly isolated . It has a great deck and view. Dish TV and secure wi-fi. Well furnished

  • 5 of 5

We stay there quite a bit. Always enjoy it.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet Peaceful stay made it feel like a small country getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in cabin 1. Cozy Rustic 2 bedroom cabin on the lake. No fuss reservation, and the natural beauty of the area was refreshing. I would gladly stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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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.

The house is located just inside of Witcher Creek, one of the best fishing areas on the lake. The Cabin sleeps 4 and is one of the four Silver Bay View Cottages that comfortably accommodate up to 24 people.

* Beautiful lake views

* Kitchen

* Deck with seating for 4

* Private Dock

* High Speed Wireless Internet


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $65 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.3%

Optional linen fee: $65
Damage Deposit is due 30 days before your arrival date. We accept payments only by credit card through

NOTE: Shorter stays are possible in Mid Summer if a property is not booked 2 weeks in advance. Nightly rate is $230. There is a three night minimum on major holiday weekends. Housekeeping will increase to $55 in 2015

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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