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Lap Of Luxury. SML

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11

Old World European charm on two levels, each with its own Gourmet Kitchen. 5 Bedrooms plus a Bonus Room and 4.5 Baths. Two Master Suites on main level. Steam shower, bubble massage and whirlpool tubs. Washer/Dryer on each level. Internet and Satelite TV. Home Theater with plenty of movies. Covered outdoor patio; as well as open veranda. Gently slope to beach and dock. Cabana with dock furniture. No wake cove, enjoy safe fishing, swimming, and kayaking . Long mountain views.

Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Property Manager/Owner

We have always loved the water and the mountains and when we decided it was time to purchase a vacation home, we fell in love with this property. Our family has already made many great memories at the Lake.

Our favorite things to do are swimming in our isolated, warm water, no wake cove and to get out on the boat and explore this huge lake full of interesting coves and properties.

We really hope you enjoy staying at our home. We've already implemented several of our guests' suggestions and hope to do more each year, and we love feedback. So please enjoy your stay and let us know of any ideas you have to improve the experience.

Andrew Girson (and Joyce, Anneliese, Aaron)

Property Manager/Owner purchased this house in 2015

Why Property Manager/Owner chose Smith Mountain Lake

This beautiful one acre property in a small, quiet neighborhood has a huge welcoming great room on the main floor, a fantastic home theatre, and plenty of space to relax. The original builder had a high-end stone import business that is reflected throughout the home with incredible stonework, inside and out.


Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Roanoke Regional Airport
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
SML State Park

Visit the nearby picturesque Jefferson National Forest, Peaks of Otter or enjoy motorsports at Martinsville Raceway. Experience The Virginia Dare for a scenic dinner cruise on Smith Mountain Lake.


Huddleston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , walk-through shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , steam shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , lake bathroom with outside access
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 full baths, 1 half-bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • 5 bedrooms (4 kings, 1 queen, 1 twin)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(18 traveler reviews)

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Lap Of Luxury. SML
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Gorgeous house, all the amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Lap of Luxury in SML. We had an easy 2 hour drive from Charlottesville with 7 adults & 2 young kids to celebrate a birthday. This house had it all: 5 very well appointed bedrooms, big bathrooms, 2 level porch overlooking the beautiful sunrises & sunsets, media room, huge dream kitchen, and comfortable living spaces. We rented a boat from Parkway Marina just down the road and it was really easy getting in & out from the dock. We all only wish we could have stayed for more than 2 nights- we didn’t even get to use the fire pit downstairs or enjoy much of the media room. We WILL be back! Thanks to the Gilsons for a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lap of Luxury could not have been better!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place for a gathering. I wouldn't change a thing. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elegance Redefined Makes a Wonderful Lake Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The moment you pull into the driveway and see how much parking is available, you will be hooked on the Lap of Luxury. When you walk through the beautiful entry way and look around, it is elegance to the nth degree. We rented the Lap of Luxury in September 2017 with four other couples and this house had room to comfortably accommodate all of us. The house is absolutely breathtaking in its beauty, the landscaping is well maintained, and the upstairs deck is large enough for all ten of us to use and enjoy the view of the lake. Watching the sunrise over coffee from the deck will forever be etched in our minds.

Both kitchens were well stocked with just about anything one would need. The owner was extremely quick to respond to any questions about the house to include Wi-Fi service for Verizon users. The slope to the dock was gentle and not very far. The dock in itself was well stocked with deck furniture and very comfortable to just relax on while reading a book. The master bathroom should come with a disclaimer that reads, “Use of this bathroom could be addictive” because the shower is just about the greatest experience anyone could have. From the artwork, to the interior decorating, to the home theatre, there are just so many features in this house that make it unique. We give it 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lap of Luxury is an upscale home right on the water! The home has stunning finishes on the inside with picturesque views from many areas of the home. This is the perfect place to stay for a getaway for any size family! This large home is not only beautiful and spacious but peaceful and comfortable. The private dock made it easy to fish day or night and their small sandy beach cove was also a nice feature to swim, kayak or canoe. The state park is only minutes away. Our family had an amazing time! The owners could not have been more pleasant to work with and our family would definitely want to stay at this home again the next time we go to Smith Mountain Lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Amazing House!

  • 5 of 5

This house is massive and immaculate!

I can’t say enough about how amazing it was/is. The house is around 6,000 square feet so there was plenty of room for three families to spread out. Its on a beautiful part of the lake and there was even a killer home theater which we used for a family movie each night. The master bedroom and bathroom is so amazing its almost ridiculous.

Most home rentals never seem to live up to their photos online. This home is the opposite. The pictures don’t do it justice.

I would highly recommend this house and its host.

Five stars all the way.


  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My requirement for a lake rental house was a beach for our five grandchildren (under age 5). This home surpassed our wildest dreams! Not only was the small beach perfect for little ones, but the boat house was great for docking our boat. The dock is large and great for fishing, lounging in the sun, and just hanging out enjoying the view. Now for the house - WOW! Spacious and gorgeous with granite and tile in every room. All the beds were extremely comfortable, and the kitchen is amazing. We cooked all our meals for the week except one. Our three daughters and sons-in-law had a wonderful time, and the grandkids enjoyed every minute at SML. The owner is so very kind and responsive. He answered all my questions right away. The home is immaculate and worth every penny. We will cherish our memories there always.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.3%

$500 down payment with Rental Agreement. Balance due 60 days prior to rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.