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BEST LOCATION ON THE LAKE - YOUR WATERFRONT RETREAT AWAITS

Tom Seeley

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Tom Seeley

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 24, 2014
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BEST LOCATION ON THE LAKE - YOUR WATERFRONT RETREAT AWAITS

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Moneta House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms

Perched on a gentle slope overlooking the water, this vacation rental offers the ultimate Smith Mountain Lake experience. Looking to cool off in the summer heat? Simply hop off the private dock and into the crisp, refreshing water. You can also grab one of the two complimentary kayaks and cruise along the shore. Either way, you’ll find that the house is in a low-traffic cove that makes it ideal for swimming and other low-key water sports. When you’re ready to kick back and relax, you can take your pick of the shoreline cabana or the spacious outdoor patio. Both provide unparalleled views of the lake.

Inside, you’ll find that the house feels more like a home than a vacation rental. We lived here for several years before work relocated us to Arizona, and we’ve left all the amenities you would expect in a well-cared-for family home. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare gourmet meals for a crowd, and stylish furnishings are plush but comfortable. We also have a terrace level with an extra living room for your kids; it includes a Wii game station, DVD player, and a large High Definition TV.

Off the terrace level is a huge deck with table, chairs, lounge and Weber Genesis BBQ for your grilling pleasures. Enjoy your morning coffee with great views of the lake, an afternoon card game or the beautiful sunsets. There is a fenced yard for your four-legged family member to play and we do not charge anything extra to bring your dog. The home offers 4 bedroom and 2.5 baths and over 2200 square feet of living space. The property is .34 acres with 120 feet of prime water frontage.

In terms of location, the Smith Mountain Lake vacation rental couldn’t be better situated. On one hand, the house feels very private and secluded. On the other, it only takes two minutes to drive into town, where you’ll find everything from boat rentals at Captain's Quarters to miniature golf at Bridgewater Plaza. The area also has plenty of restaurants and grocery stores.

There is high speed internet with Wi-Fi access throughout the entire home. There is parking for 4 cars and additional room for a boat and jet-ski trailer. The public 'put in' ramp is close by to the home.

Please note Bedford County says the max occupancy of this home is 8 people based to the size of the septic system. Be VERY careful renting a home without the proper rental permits and septic capacity, as your stay can be cut short by the county. This home is 100% in compliance with the county regulations. They are now strictly enforcing this policy at the lake.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Tom Seeley (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 24, 2014

About Tom Seeley

The owners are Tom & Tracy and their kids Tate & Taylor. Tom owns a real estate company and Tracy is a healthcare executive. They lived in Charlottesville, Virginia for 10 years prior to being relocated out west. The owners now share their time between Smith Mountain Lake and their home in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Tom Seeley purchased this house in 2009

Why Tom Seeley chose Moneta

We LOVE Smith Mountain Lake. The location of the home is close to all the action, but still very private. We were looking for a place to spend quality family time and we found it. We are there much of the time when it's not rented, so it is well maintained and professionally managed. We feel very lucky we found this very special home and are happy to share it with our guests.

What makes this house unique

Easy walk to your own private dock and boat house in a VERY private cove. This is one of the best locations on the entire lake. Bridgewater Plaza is minutes by car or boat. The kids love the location and the house. There is not a minute of boredom when we are at the lake. Included in our pricing is full linen service, trash service and pet fee, if applicable.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 43 traveler reviews

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Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 43 reviews
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Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p277502
-(480) 888-6953
Moneta Smith Mountain Lake
North Ridgeville, Ohio
5

Amazing Lakefront Rental!! One of the Best!

  • 5 of 5
First of all, what a pleasure working with the owner. He was outstanding at communication and answered any question I had.

The lakehouse was great. The pictures are exactly what you get when you get there. Very pet friendly. Loved the fenced in yard. It was very relaxing and exactly what we needed. I agree with the other reviews that it doesn't feel like a rental, but a home.

Our son loved the games and puzzles on the back wall. He could not get enough of them .The TV and video games were great, although we spent the majority of our time in the lake and on the deck.

We rented a pontoon boat for 3 days and we easily were able to dock it at the house. Krogers/Food Lion were just a few miles away and we made daily trips there.

We highly recommend the Smith Mountain Lake Community Park. It's about a 12 minute drive. We were able to easily take our dogs into the water and there was a small beach for our 3.5 year old to swim in.

I would also recommend going to see the Smith Mountain Lake Dam. It's pretty amazing.

It was truly a positive experience and I would highly recommend this Lakehouse to everybody and anybody.

The owner and the house are top notch.

Tom - Thanks for a truly memorable, relaxing, perfect vacation.
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Angie, Thank you so much for the awesome review. Nothing is better than knowing our guests enjoy the home as much as we do. We try very hard to make the home as inviting as possible. We are so glad you had a great time and we hope to have you back again. Thank you for being our guest.
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Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p277502
-(480) 888-6953
Moneta Smith Mountain Lake
5

Great Time At The Lake

  • 5 of 5
House and yard could not be any better. We had such a good time and wish we did not have to leave. House has everything you need and is well maintained, clean and has a lot of thoughtful touches that we really appreciated. Owner was easy to deal with and very nice. The lake has so much to do and the home is close to all the action. LOVED IT!
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great view. We are so happy you love the home. We do too :) Hope to have you back again soon.
business
Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p277502
-(480) 888-6953
Moneta Smith Mountain Lake
5

Simply The Best

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at the home and lake. The house was really great and very well maintained. Nice lake views and great yard for our dog Sammy. Owner was a real pleasure to deal with and super friendly and helpful. Look forward to another visit soon.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review and very kind words. We try very hard to make everyone's stay a memorable, so reviews like this are great to see.
business
Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p277502
-(480) 888-6953
Moneta Smith Mountain Lake
4

Relaxing birthday week at lake

  • 4 of 5
Really enjoyed my week at this property. Lots of great rooms and lovely furnishings. Beautiful view of lake. Quiet and peaceful. Well equipped kitchen; needs improved lighting in kitchen however at night. Appreciated all the board games, books, DVD's and video games.
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. I wish you would have told me you needed more light in the kitchen at night. We have supplemental lighting you could have used or we could have changed out the current bulbs to something brighter for you.
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Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p277502
-(480) 888-6953
Moneta Smith Mountain Lake
Chester, VA USA
5

Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect getaway. The house had everything we needed and more. We loved our time there and can't wait to rent it during the summer months so we can swim and tube as well. The owner was very helpful and wonderful to work with.
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Laura, So glad you had a good time at the home. We hope to have you back again soon as a guest.
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Best Location on the Lake - Your Waterfront Retreat Awaits
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p277502
-(480) 888-6953
Moneta Smith Mountain Lake
Raleigh, NC
5

The Best of Smith Mountain Lake

  • 5 of 5
We had the pleasure of staying at this home over the past summer. The home is laid out very well and was perfect for our group of 8 and our dog Missy. The kids had their own space and so did the adults. We were never on top of each other. The dock and boat house are a great place to hang out. The cove was private and protected which was great for the kids to swim. The kitchen was well stocked with everything you could think of. You can tell the owners care for the home very well. Speaking of the owners, Tom was really great to deal with. He answered all of our many questions and really made the whole process easy. We got our deposit check in the mail two days after we left which was a nice surprise. We would all highly recommend this home to any family looking for a good time at the lake.
  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi Peggy, thank you for the terrific review. You seem to love the home as much as we do. We too love the layout of the home and it works great for our family and friends. Our kids love swimming the cove all day and it is hard to get them out of the water. We hope to have you back soon.

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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Lynchburg
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bridgewater Plaza
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Virginia Dare Cruise
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mariner's Landing
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrak - Lynchburg
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Route 460
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bridgewater Plaza
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Wintergreen Resort
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Car: recommended

We are located in the heart of Smith Mountain Lake. Bridgewater Plaza and Hales Ford Bridge are seconds by car or boat. It does not get any better than this. Close to everything, but still in a very private and secluded cove, which is also a no wake zone.

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Rates & Availability

From $1,200 Per week

Moneta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Oct 4 2014 - May 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Spring
May 3 2015 - May 30 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Summer
May 31 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Cleaning,Trash & Linens $95
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Included in our pricing is full linen service, trash service and pet fee, if applicable. Reservation is not valid until the contract is signed/returned and funds have cleared my bank account. Please feel free to call me with any questions. 480-888-6953. -Tom

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Amenities

Moneta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Powder Room - toilet , off kitchen
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , attached to master bedroom
    Terrace Bath - toilet , shower , located on terrace level
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , located on main level of home
    The Bunk Room - 2 twin/ single , one bunk bed. located on the terrace level of the home
    The Halcyon Room - 1 queen , located on the terrace level of the home
    The Victorian Room - 1 queen , located on the terrace level of the home
  • All beds have pillows and comforters. There are extra blankets, fans and a space heater in the closets.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is parking for 4 cars and additional room for a boat and jet-ski trailer. The public 'put in' ramp is close by to the home. High speed internet with Wi-Fi access throughout the entire home. There are two kayaks and paddles for use by guests.

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