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Nature's Retreat - Kayakers, Fishermen & Nature Lovers Paradise!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

One bedroom patio apartment - sleeps 4 - private, comfy, & quiet!!!!

This property is so private, comfy, and peaceful!! A perfect paradise for a relaxing and stress free getaway. Or celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or just a weekend getaway!! The Smith Mtn. Lake state park is a half a mile away with a beautiful sandy beach & rentals for any type of watercraft from 2-men kayaks to jet skis. There is also a very accessible boat ramp for all you fishermen. The park also has many hiking trails & picnic areas. It is about 45 minutes into Roanoke or Lynchburg. And about 15 minutes to nearest grocery store, but you may want to bring your own organic food for your stay. The apartment features a 1-bedroom with queen bed, a sleeper queen sofa in living room. Direct TV & dvd player is provided, along with internet connection. Also, a dinette table & chairs. The kitchenette (NOT A FULL KITCHEN) is equipped with a microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, & small refrigerator. Linens & paper products are provided for your stay. Bathroom has shower. The large patio has a gas grill, along with patio furniture. The day dock is a SHARED DOCK with 2 neighbors, but they rarely use it. There is a very short path (350 feet) to day dock for swimming, kayaking, and tie ups for boats or other watercraft. ****I JUST ADDED TWO KAYAKS, PADDLES AND LIFE JACKETS to the property for guests. KAYAK AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE OWNER WILL NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, OR LOSS OF EQUIPMENT!!! Rental guests are responsible for loss of equipment and will have to replace items lost. The rental quests are responsible for securing kayaks and equipment on the patio upon their departure. There is no boat slip, nor electricity at day dock. No smoking is allowed!! Smoke-Free & Stress-Free!! Ample parking for a boat trailer, etc. Central AC. Pet-friendly - 1 small pet under 20 pounds. Tenant is responsible for any damage to rental property. Some other amenities are: Wintergreen Ski Resort is about 1 and a half hours from the apartment. Also, a new brewery opened recently in Westlake called Sunken City and it is about 15-20 minutes and there are several wineries in the area. I know you will enjoy your stay and love the lake!!


Owner
Beverly Miller
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Beverly Miller

I'm a retired art teacher after 30 some years of teaching. I love the lake and it provides some solace for nurturing my creative spirit as an artist as well as an art-educator. My mediums are painting and photography. I grew up in this area and received my education through to a masters in this region. I have a West Highland Terrier named Auggie and he is a great kayaking partner. We love the lake!!!!!

Beverly Miller purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Beverly Miller chose Smith Mountain Lake

Perfect for Me!!!!!!

Amenities

Huddleston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, ample linens, some toiletries, and paper products provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Very comfortable queen sleigh bed and linens for queen sleeper sofa (living room) are located in bedroom closet. It's nice to wake up in the morning and view deer in the backyard. So the apartment sleeps 4.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Smith Mountain Lake State Park has lots of amenities: boats, kayaks, jet skis, pontoons, etc. rentals; hiking trails, picnic areas, a beautiful sandy beach with lifeguard, concessions, and of course swimming.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Nature's Retreat - Kayakers, Fishermen & Nature Lovers Paradise!
average rating of 4.5172415 based on 29 reviews
4

Lovely, clean and quiet.

  • 4 of 5

We loved it! The deer, the dock, the kayaks were all wonderful. The only limitation was not having a sink to clean dishes.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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loved it!

  • 4 of 5

Beverly is great! The place is very neat and clean, we enjoyed our time there.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very peaceful!

  • 4 of 5

A very peaceful stay at this location! Had everything we needed! Really enjoyed the low key nature of the stay! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Peaceful, relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and clean. We loved sitting on the patio enjoying the beautiful backyard. You can see a piece of the lake from there while watching the deer and squirrels wander. We used the kayaks every day to explore the lake. We enjoyed meeting the owner and found her to be very helpful. We'll be back soon I hope.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Exactly as advertised.

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very friendly and accommodating. House was clean and had everything we needed. Saw numerous deer in the backyard and we enjoyed going to SML State Park which was minutes away. We would very much recommend it to anyone looking for a nice relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

All the right elements for a lake getaway

  • 4 of 5

Stayed at this place for a couple nights in mid June. It's exactly as pictured and described. Not right on the lake edge but within sight, a 1 minute walk to a shared dock. The apartment itself was plenty comfortable and was very clean. We took the kayaks out; everything was in good shape and easy to set up and use. It's very close to the best sand beach at the lake, just a few minutes' drive, and not too far from a store and a couple little restaurants. It was good value for the money and the owner is responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Small Aircraft
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
King's Point Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mariner's Landing
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Lynchburg, VA
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The King's Pub
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Wintergreen
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Car: necessary

There are many amenities at SML state park. Also in the area, Booker T Washington State park. The D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA and the Peaks of Otter for hiking and picnicing. There are several sports competitions sponsored by the lake

- ESPN fishing tournaments, triathlons, wine festivals, etc. There is also a new brewery in the area at Westlake called Sunken City about 15-20 minutes from the apartment. There are several wineries as well.

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Rates & Availability

Huddleston Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Fall Special
Sep 24 2017 - Mar 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
$95
$570
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$110
$660
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55

It is absolutely gorgeous at Smith Mountain Lake and if you enjoy and appreciate the outdoors, this is the place for you!! Take part in all that nature has to offer: hiking, boating, kayaking, walking, bicycling, swimming, fishing, shopping in Roanoke or Lynchburg, or just laying back and reading a good book.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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