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Judy

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

One of a kind on SML! Directly on the water! Fenced yard! 3 fireplaces! Kayaks!

86 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Smith Mountain Lake House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, loft sleeping area, 3 baths, sleeps 10. Fenced yard for your dog!

Imagine vacationing here! Become one with the water! No steps or walk to the water, you are on the water! Centrally located to all activities by boat & car!

Wide water views. Enjoy one of 3 stone fireplaces at night! Fenced yard, for dogs and kids! Ramp on shore which makes easy access to the water for all! Wake up each morning with the lake lapping water on the shore right outside your window. Imagine a home extending over the water - this is it!! Go straight from bedrooms, living areas to the decks & dock over the water. Upper deck is like an additional living area since it extends out from the living room/kitchen. It has a dining table, and a new large sectional couch. Also, there is a bistro set on the upper deck and master bedroom deck. At night, after you watch the wide water view sunset, relax by one of the stone fireplaces this home offers, reading your favorite book, playing games or putting together a puzzle. If it's too warm for the indoor fireplaces, enjoy the outdoor fire pit with the lake lapping on the shore next to you! Plenty of firewood provided and seating next to the fire pit! High cathedral ceilings in living room and master bedroom await you. The master bedroom is very romantic with the vaulted wood ceiling and fireplace! The master bath is just as romantic with a vaulted wood ceiling and a 2 person jacuzzi tub!! You can't get any better than this! Kitchen overlooking the water and fully equipped is in the center of all of your activity. The game room offers a pool table / ping pong, game boy, Play Station with games. Extensive collection of books, games and puzzles for all ages. Enjoy one of the many movies from the large video library on the 60 inch high def. flat screen tv with sound system. Den area also has a circular poker table which can be converted to a bumper pool table! You will never want to leave this home. Large areas for parking boats and cars on property. Enjoy staying in one of the most unique homes on SML! Centrally located by boat and car to grocery stores, restaurants, Bridgewater and other activities! Very close to SML state park. Enjoy the views of the lake at the tiki bar with fridge on lower deck. Large floating dock and large stationary dock. Room for two boats. Located in one of the best coves on SML! Safe swimming area. Paddle boat, swim toys & floats provided! Our home is just that - it is not your average rental property but a true home! All amenities which you would expect in your own home! This home is maintained & managed by the homeowners which visit the home every 2 weeks thru out the year to make sure it is organized & properly maintained! Read our reviews which are submitted directly from our guest to see for your self how others feel about this home! Come visit Dream Come True to relax and make family memories! You will never want to leave! New for 2015, 3 kayaks! Two single kayaks and a tandem. Wifi.

Permits: Our home has a Bedford County septic permit for 5 bedrooms therefore allowing us to sleep 10 people over the age of 2 (under the age of 2 does not have to be counted). We have also had our home inspected by Bedford County for the correct number of fire alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers. Therefore we have met the requirements set by Bedford County to allow short term rentals in our home.

Check us out on Facebook for more photos! Type in Dream Come True Smith Mountain Lake.

High Speed Internet

Linens provided for SUMMER weekly renters

Propane tank for grill is always full! One full back up and one on the grill. Filled up between renters by home owners or home manager.

Firewood and starter wood for fireplace and fire pit provided.

Trash pickup on Thursday. No more hauling to the trash stations!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Judy (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Judy

We live in NC and have been coming to SML for several years with our family. We own a business so we have the flexibility to visit our home every 2 weeks. Even when it is booked, we go up and check on things on the day renters are leaving. Therefore, we can keep the house in excellent condition!

Judy purchased this house in 2007

Why Judy chose Smith Mountain Lake

Our home is very unique and truly a 'lake house'! We did not want to climb steps or a hill to go back and forth to the water so when we saw this home we knew it was the one! We love the fireplaces, the woodwork and best of all - the deck over the water that is accessed straight from the living room!! Also, the master bedroom is beautiful - cathedral wood ceiling, stone gas fireplace and a deck over the water!

What makes this house unique

This home is on the water. When the lake is at full pond, the water hits the foundation of our home! I kid people & tell them that they could fish out of the master bedroom windows!! It is so peaceful! We visit our home every 2 weeks - even during the summer months - to personally check on it and make sure it is in top condition for our visitors! The sunset views from our home are fantastic. The best part is you feel as though you are on top of the lake - even standing at the kitchen sink! It is truly one of the most unique homes on SML! Our home is equipped like no other. We leave it as though we were staying there except for our personal food! You name it, we have it! From fully equipped kitchen, lake toys, games, books, extensive video collection, puzzles! We have a tiki bar but actually the whole house is your tiki bar cause the house sits on the lake! Plenty of dock room for sunning & watching the sunsets. Large floater to tie boats up to or to sit on a watch the lake activity! Two decks over the water & connected onto the house. Eat your meals on the upper deck which extends straight out from the living room/kitchen area. Come enjoy our home as much as we do! We have now added 3 kayaks! We are situated in a great cove to use the kayaks. We love to have our dogs with us so we have a fenced in yard plus the dock has a gate on it so the dogs can enjoy lake time as well!

Reviews

5
based on 86 traveler reviews

One of a kind on SML! Directly on the water! Fenced yard! 3 fireplaces! Kayaks!
average rating of 4.976744 based on 86 reviews
5

Very hard to beat!

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's 3rd year at Dream Come True and, as usual, everyone had a great time. If you're looking for a place to jump in the lake and have fun, this is the place to do it. We brought 2 bass boats and a SeaDoo which had plenty of dock space. If you don't have your own "water toys", David and Judy provide quite a few for your use. My only caution to boat owners is that you need to be good at backing up with your trailer(s) if you're going to park them at the house. Otherwise, everything you need for a great trip is here.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You definitely don't have to worry about water toys when staying at our home! If you have boat trailers, we recommend that you back them in at the top of our hill onto our grass by the trash cans. That is a straight shot! Our drive way is curvy cause the house sits at the shore line so the entire front of the house is yard and driveway!
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Very homey, well equipped place. Absolutely comfortable in every sense of the word.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! Hope y'all can come back for another ladies weekend!!
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5

Dreams do come true

  • 5 of 5

What can we say. This place has everything you could ever imagine from all the water toys to all the house amenities. It was the cleanest and well equipped place we have ever rented. The owners Judy and David are very accommodating and great to work with. We will definitely be coming back!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We want everyone to feel right at home!!!
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5

LOVED our time here! Will be returning!

  • 5 of 5

We loved a dream come true! It was perfect for our annual girls trip to SML. We are so glad we rented this house and it will not be the last time!

There was plenty to do and so much room for us in the home. Our dog loved it as well. The house is fully stocked with kitchen supplies, indoor activities (ping pong, pool, puzzles, movies, etc) for when it rained, and the garage was full with plenty of floats and kayaks! The fire pit was ideal for roasting marshmallows and relaxing in the evening (big bonus wood already provided!!). There was a lot of privacy for being right on the lake as well. The notes all along the house were nice to refer to throughout the long weekend.

The home is beautiful inside and out. We are spoiled now and are so glad to have found your home Judy! We plan to continue coming back. Thank you again!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you ladies!! We love to make our house enjoyable inside & out! We want our guest to relax & not have to worry about a thing (ex. firewood for the fire pit, floats, games, actually too many things to list here!). Can't wait to have y'all back!
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5

Wonderful family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautifully appointed and on a beautiful lake front setting. The homeowner has thought of every amenity. We had a great long weekend with four generations!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We work very hard to make sure our home is comfortable for all!!
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3rd time's a charm!

  • 5 of 5

My third visit to Dream Come True was perfect as were the previous two visits. This lovely home is just as advertised, if not better. It is lovingly maintained, well-equipped, and perfectly situated. Nothing beats morning coffee on the deck with a to-die-for view and the sunsets are nothing short of stunning! I highly recommend this house for anyone looking for the perfect get away, whether it be couples, families or multiple generations of families. It is perfect in every way, with no detail overlooked. Thank you, Judy & David for sharing your beautiful home with us. We look forward to returning next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awwww! Thanks so much! We so enjoy having people visit our home & make wonderful memories! Plus, having them come back every year is an extra perk!
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Car: necessary

Very close to Virginia Dare Marina & State Park. Centrally located on lake by boat & car!

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Rates & Availability

Moneta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jun 5 2016 - Sep 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,900
 
 
Late Summer 2016
Sep 5 2016 - Sep 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
$430
$3,000
 
 
Early Fall 2016
Sep 12 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$395
From
$430
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Late Fall 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$395
Fri,Sat
$2,500
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Early Spring 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$390
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,700
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$430
Fri,Sat
$2,900
 
 
Late Spring 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$430
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cleaning fee is $165
Pet fee is $75/dog with a 2 dog max
Great value and home for this price! Book now before it is too late! Enjoy this home on the water!! One of a kind on SML!!
Holidays are charged at $430/night with a 3 night minimum.
Check in is 3:00pm & check out is 10:00am
Sheets & towels provided for SUMMER weekly renters.
Prefer checks or money orders for payment if possible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Smith Mountain Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi tub for two
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Huge walk in shower! Double sinks.
  • Oversized bathrooms. Master Bathroom has corian jetted tub/ shower with skylight. Tub is a two person tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 18' plus sheets
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large master with wooden vaulted ceilings & fireplace!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Wooden ceilings with skylight
  • Gorgeous large bedrooms, with large closets and wood floors and ceilings! Linens and towels Provided for summer weekly renters. Master bedroom has fireplace! NEW for 2013 - linens provided for summer WEEKLY renters! Sheets & towels for 10 people. Nightly rentals will be provided linen rental info. Linens provided for weekly summer rentals only.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
With a large bedroom and bath on the main level and the deck extending out over the water, this home is perfect for those who do not or cannot walk down to the lake. Forget steps, or even flat lots with the home set far back, you are one with the water here! Basket Ball Hoop as well, for all of those fans PlayStation 2 & Xbox 360 + games. Lots of books, board games and puzzles for adults & children! Pool table / Ping Pong Table. Four High definition TVs with one being a 60 inch plasma flat screen. Direct TV. This house has trash pick-up once/week. No more carting trash to dumpster sites!! Fully equipped kitchen with all spices for your use. Refrig has most items/mustard/mayonnaise/ketchup/ salad dressings for your use. Second fridge at wet bar in den/pool room!! Large fenced in yard for dogs and kids with lake view. Huge parking areas at home for cars and boats. Mini fridge at tiki bar. Paddle boat.

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