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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

'Four Generations' Lakefront Vacation Retreat

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Smith Mountain Lake House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms (just finished upgrades) sleeps 6

We want you to enjoy our home as much as we have! After a hectic week at the office you can sit on the huge deck under the stars and have a glass of wine while listening to the gentle lapping of the waves on the beach. We have a blue heron that stays in our cove and Canada geese that fly in formation down the main channel just outside of our quiet cove. The humming birds love to visit our feeders and inspect the guests, while the goldfinches, bluebirds, chickadees, and blue martins call 'Four Generations' home. We are a 'Certified Wildlife Habitat' by the National Wildlife Federation. .We have a deep water cove where fishermen love to snag that catfish or large mouth bass and children come to swim. Let us give you the tour and I just bet you'll want to stay, where you have every convenience close at hand. This property is located between marker R32 and R32A in Bedford County and is centrally located (within 10 minutes) to stores, restaurants, marinas, gas stations, etc.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your bath towels and lake towels, wash cloths, sheets, suntan lotion, favorite book (books available at the property), camera, sunglasses, life jackets, ski vests, rafts, personal cosmetics, all food, (spices are available at the property), charcoal, matches, garbage bags, etc.

Bread Maker in Kitchen


More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sherryl (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Sherryl

Bill & I, and our children grew up at the lake. We have so many wonderful memories, of fishing, tubing, swimming, kayaking, etc.

and now our grandchildren are doing the same. Its a wonderful family place!

Come make your memories and send us a picture after you do!

Sherryl purchased this house in 1999

Why Sherryl chose Smith Mountain Lake

While the lake has so many lovely houses to choose from, you will feel like you have come home when staying at our house and you

will be close to stores, restaurants, movies, library, etc if you want to venture out. Its a perfect location on the lake!


based on 8 traveler reviews

'Four Generations' Lakefront Vacation Retreat
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Four stars for four generations⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • 4 of 5

Great customer service, property is exactly as described, clean and in great shape! We'll definitely rent this lake home again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Pleasant stay at 'Four Generations'

  • 4 of 5

The house is well maintained, clean, and spacious. It really felt like a 'home' versus a vacation rental. The owners are very pleasant to deal with. We enjoyed sitting in the shade of the deck level of the dock walk. The docks of neighboring properties are closely situated and we did have one unpleasant experience when the neighbors on the left got into a verbal brawl; the language and uncertain behavior sent us back up to the porch. This property is very child friendly. We enjoyed the birds, chipmunks, geese and ducks.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed sharing our lake house with you. It has been a wonderful place for us and our children, and grandchildren over the last 10 years. The homeyness is because of all the love shared within its walls.
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our vacation at this lovely home on the lake.A great deal of attention was given to the details. We especially loved the game room/library,port-a -crib, and fishing pole rack. The home is off the beaten trail, but the directions were perfect. I would definitely go back and recommend to others.

Thank you for the use of your lovely home.

The Anderson Family

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Location on Smith Mountain Lake

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful! Great location and the house had all that we needed! The owner was so helpful and accessible throughout the rental process which made it so easy. We look forward to coming back to Smith Mountain Lake and would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We love having guests that love our retreat as much as we do! Please come back soon!
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Clean Comfortable place to stay

  • 3 of 5

This lakefront rental was all it was listed to be. The location by road and by water was great for us. Even though the unit is not really huge, it has plenty of space with a good sized kitchen and dining area, and good sized bedrooms (with comfortable beds) and nice big bathrooms. The property was very clean and appeared to be well-maintained, and has a big deck in the back overlooking the cove. The owner provided excellent customer service and was very responsive and helpful. The only negative for us was that we typically look for pet-friendly rentals, so we would not be able to stay here as often as we probably would like to, but for the occasional time we are without our dog, this place works out really well. And I would recommend to family and friends and anyone needing a clean, comfortable, and convenient place to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to have any visitor stay at our pet-free place and is advertised as "No Pets" in the listing. We would love for you to bring your furry members of the family but cannot allow since we have family allergies to pets and stay at the house in the off season. Thank you so much for understanding.
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Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the "Four Generations" home. The house was clean and comfortable, and met all our needs. The deck out back was wonderful, with a great view of the lake. The cove were wonderful for swimming and enjoying the lake. And the deep water dock was perfect for a boat. Sherryl was very easy to work with, and made the experience very easy. I definitely recommend this property to others. Thank you for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Roanoke Airport
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Westlake Golf
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
State Route 122
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Car: necessary

Nestled in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake has developed a reputation as a premier vacation destination. Spread out over three counties in southwest VA, this man-made lake covers approximately 21,000 acres, and has over 500 miles of shoreline, Among the many water activities at SML are power boating, canoeing, sailing, parasailing, swimming, fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and jet skiing. The SML lakefront includes seven public boat launching sites and many public and private marinas. Other attractions include 3 public and 2 private golf courses and historic Booker T. Washington National Monument and the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA about 20 miles away. The picturesque scenery of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Science Museum of Western VA and Amazement Square are also offered nearby.

Other Activities: tubing, church bazaars,

Golf: Westlake Golf-off State Route 122 about 20 minutes from the property

Mariners Landing Golf-about 25 minutes from the property.

London Downs-Forest, VA is about 40 minutes on State Route 811 off of US 460.

Hanging Rock-Salem, VA is about 1 hour from property.

All are very nice public courses. Challenging to play and reasonably priced.


Rates & Availability

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Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 28 2016 - Sep 9 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 25 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2016 - Mar 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.5%

Nightly rates do not include Cleaning Fee or Tax Rate
Refundable Security Fee is $250 per weekly rental and $150 per weekend rental.
Available by the night (2 night minimum)in April, May, September, or October (excluding Memorial Day week and Labor Day week).
Rental Week is from Saturday through Saturday. Check in is at 3:00pm and check out is 10:00 am.
Cashiers check or money order only with less than 30 days before check in or by system charge card.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Smith Mountain Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1568 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • We have newly renovated our Bathrooms 1 #2 with new floor, tub/shower, vanity, and commode, light fixtures and window. I know you will enjoy the upgrades. Instead of carrying an extra bag for sheets and bath towels, you can use ours for an extra laundry charge of $25. (1) King, (1) Queen, (1) Double, (1) Single (1) Port-a-crib and (6) sets of towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , No linens furnished unless requested in advance.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , No linens furnished unless requested in advance.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , No lines furnished unless requested in advance.
  • There is a SLEEPSOFA, PORT-A-CRIB, and INFLATABLE MATTRESS if needed. WE DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR SHEETS UNLESS REQUESTED AT TIME OF SIGNING CONTRACT. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN. We can provide sheets and bath towels for an additional cost of $25 for complete sets of (1)King, (2)queen, and (1)double, and (1)single. If you only need a King set, I can provide for $10 added to rent. Don't fly with an extra bag just for sheets and towels!
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have one child's high chair if needed and bed rails. Please bring your own life jackets, beach towels, lotions, water toys. We have added a blender, crockpot and new pans in the kitchen. Please bring your own sheets and bath towels, unless requested in the vacation rental agreement.

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