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Family-friendly/Huge dock/Kayaks/Paddleboard/Fire-pit/Mountain view/Wifi/Games

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,010 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathroom With Amazing Boat Dock, Beautiful Open Water Views

This timeless lakefront home is the perfect location for your family or friends getaway. With over 3,000 square feet, multiple living spaces, 4 bedrooms (high quality linens & towels included) with sleeping for up to 10 with 2 queen beds, 2 twin beds and 2 sets of bunk beds, 3 full bathrooms, family/gameroom, wrap around deck and huge multi-level dock that sits just inside a no-wake cove providing the perfect spot for swimming, floating, kayaking and padddleboarding. Upon arrival you will find the beds already made with linens that are professionally cleaned and sanitized offsite along with fresh towels in each bedroom and bathroom. Additionally we provide laundry detergent, color-safe bleach, dish washing liquid and detergent, hand soap, toilet paper and starter paper towels and napkins. We thoughtfully designed this home so that your vacation can begin the moment you arrive. This home offers stunning sunrise, sunset and mountains views. With a beautifully landscaped private lot, fire pit, endless decks and a double-decker dock, this getaway is one you'll dream of coming back to year after year.


Enjoy lounging, sunning, fishing and playing on the enormous multi-leveled dock. Bask in the sunshine on the upper level or one of the two lower-level stationary docks. Then take a break in the shade under the gentle breeze of the outdoor ceiling fan. Ready to hit the water and float around? Head over to the floating dock and jump in. If you're looking for a bit more excitement leap into the water from the upper-level jumping platform which is a guest favorite. This incredible dock has endless spaces and uses, but one of the best is taking in the beautiful sunrise and sunset. The gentle slopping staircase down to the dock is enclosed on both sides by hand railings making for a safe walk for all ages. Guests may secure their boat to the floating dock or inquire about use of our boat lift.


The multi-leveled wrap around deck on the home is a wonderful place to take in the view, lounge or enjoy dining while looking at beautiful Smith Mountain. The outdoor dining table comfortably seats six and is a great place for a meal or morning cup of coffee. The lower level of the deck, located directly outside of the family room, has a hammock swing with a peaceful view of the lake -- a great spot for reading or quietly relaxing.

House - Main Level

This beautiful 3,000 plus square foot home has an spacious open concept floor plan on the main level with a floor-to-ceiling natural stone gas fireplace as its centerpiece. Flanking the fireplace is a wall of windows allowing for a 180 degree view of the lake. With a deep over-sized couch and three additional armchairs -- two of which are swiveling gliders -- its the ideal room to gather, relax and enjoy the spectacular view in the company of family and friends. The dining area is also located on this level with table for six and an additional four bar-height stools located at the counter. The well-appointed kitchen is the perfect spot to prepare meals while still engaging with your family and friends or taking in the gorgeous view. Also located on this level are two charming guest rooms and a full bath with a tub/shower combination. Guest room one has two twin beds and guest room two a queen bed.

House - Upper Level

The upper floor of the home boasts a lovely loft that overlooks the main level and has one of the most beautiful views of the lake. This is a great spot to relax and gaze at the water, read quietly, or play cards with a loved one. Also on this level is the huge master bedroom with a private lake-view balcony and grand master bath outfitted with a stand alone shower and over-sized jetted tub.

House - Lower Level

The lower level hangout has a bright, light-filled rec room with a second natural stone gas fireplace and two sets of french doors leading to the dock. Included in this room is seating for the entire family to enjoy a movie night, listen to music, play one of the many available board games or family-friendly Wii games, or compete in late-night LED-lit Foosball tournament. Directly off of the family room is a kitchenette which has a second full-sized refrigerator to handle overflow food, drinks and snacks. A small table makes it a convenient place for the kiddos to have a snack. The third full bathroom is also located on this floor and offers an oversized walk-in shower. The washer and dryer are located in a closet within this bathroom. The fourth bedroom, the bunk room, is connected to the full bath and is outfitted with two sets of bunk beds -- a favorite hang out space of the kids.

Outdoor Entertainment

We're happy to provide two kayaks (one eight foot and one ten foot) and a paddleboard for your use. In addition, we have numerous floats, pool noodles and life vests available. The no-wake cove is a peaceful, safe place to swim, fish, float, kayak and paddleboard.

Indoor Entertainment

The family room is well stocked for a fun-filled family night or rainy day. More than a dozen board games and movies, puzzles, a Wii console with many family-friendly games, and a brand new LED-lit foosball table promise to keep your family entertained. If you would rather read a book, we have over a hundred books available for your enjoyment.


A hard-lined propane stainless steel grill just outside the kitchen comes complete with directions for use, and offers plenty of room for burgers and dogs, steaks or that fresh fish you just caught from the lake.


If you've never fished Smith Mountain Lake, you're in for a treat. Filled with large mouth bass, catfish and some of the best striper fishing around, all you need is a pole and a little skill. And if you're looking for a little help, we have recommendations for a few terrific local fishing guides who can help make sure your fishing is fun and fruitful.

Fire Pit

What is a trip to the lake without a night lakeside enjoying a fire, family, friends and 'smores? The fire pit is located on the large side yard near the water and we are pleased to provide ample firewood for your enjoyment and marshmallow toasting!

Boating/Jet Skiing

Bring your own boat or jetski or rent one at one of two nearby marinas (Mitchell's Point Marina and Parkway Marina) that are a short drive and even shorter boat ride when it is time to refuel. You may tie off your boat either on our floater dock or along the sailboat slip.

Area Attractions/Dining

There are numerous restaurants on the lake. We frequently dine at Mitchell's Point restaurant for casual lakeside dining -- always a tasty meal and just minutes from the house by water. We also like to head to Mexico Vajeo located at Crazy Horse Marina for another delicious meal that is a favorite of the kids. Crazy Horse Marina is just 10 minutes by boat from the house. Bridgewater Plaza has many dining and shopping options and is about 20 minutes by boat. For more dining options please go to the following site: ( Please go to the links section of our listing for links to Mitchell's Point Marina, Crazy Horse Marina and Bridgewater Plaza for further information about area attractions and dining.

More Details

Lisa W. Markow
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing time at the lake house. The house exceeded our expectations and the games in the house kept us busy at night while the kayaks and paddle board entertained us during the day. Great location with beautiful views. The owner was extremely responsive and coordinated all the details. Will definitely book when we are in the area again.
May 2017
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Huddleston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3010 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
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  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No fireworks allowed on property
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - Main Level Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Lower Level Bath - toilet , shower
  • Large, private master bath with soaker tub and separate shower. Main level bath is spacious and is shared by the Twin Guest and Queen Guest bedrooms. The Lower Level bath is attached to the Bunk Room which sleeps four.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Twin Guest - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - Queen Guest - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed
  • Four bedrooms with 10 beds available in total.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Family-friendly/Huge dock/Kayaks/Paddleboard/Fire-pit/Mountain view/Wifi/Games
average rating of 4.928571 based on 16 reviews
Lake Norman, NC

A wonderful place to enjoy your family and friends!

  • 5 of 5

Lisa Markow, the owner, was a wonderful guide in making sure that our stay at Smith Mountain Lake was safe and enjoyable. The home is designed to give room for the children and parents to have some quite time as well as family time, which makes a perfect family vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeside home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and spacious home with thoughtful amenities for all ages. The kitchen was well-stocked with everything we needed for our stay. Beds were comfortable and bedding and towels plentiful. House had room for us to all be together or to have our own space as needed. There was a small library with a variety of books, several games, and movies. The outside areas were wonderful with room for outside dining and a spacious dock that was easily accessible (25 steps from the upper deck). There was privacy on both sides and amazing views to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect! We have been vacationing on Smith Mountain Lake for the past 8 years and this home was by far the best. One huge plus was having the linens and towels provided. We spent most of our time on the dock fishing, swimming or sunning. We loved everything about this home!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Smith Mountain Lake family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This lovely home on Smith Mountain Lake provided fantastic views of the lake, easy access to the water, a well-appointed and well-equipped home and a quiet respite for our family of eight. We all enjoyed the dock area and the children especially loved playing in the water. We ate meals on the deck or dock, played games in the evening hours, and just generally relaxed. It was a great week.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of the best family vacations - ever! Loved this beauiful lake house and property.

  • 5 of 5

This lake house and property is outstanding. Our family had the most wonderful time and enjoyed staying at this beautiful home. It was really hard for us to leave at the end of the week. We will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Myrtle Beach, SC

Absolutely a wonderful place to stay! Everything we hoped for and more! We'll be back next year!

  • 5 of 5

So great to create memories with our children and grandchildren! This was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $800

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Damage deposits are fully refundable within 7 days when checkout inspection shows no damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.