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COVERED PORCHES -Wide Sunset Views, BEACH, 2 Canoes & Kayak, Firepit, Beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths

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Covered Porches is a beautiful home with expansive, wide water and mountain views of Smith Mountain Lake. Its large windows and wide covered porches with new ceiling fans provide spectacular sunset views. The lawn slopes gently to a large, covered dock that features ceiling fans, table, chairs, and a cabana with small refrigerator and ice chest. Enjoy our 3 person canoe, 2 person canoe and 1 person kayak with lifejackets and paddles. Floats and chairs are provided. There are steps on the floater as well as steps into the lake. Room for 2 boats.

A natural sandy beach gives you another entry point into the clear blue water of the lake. The home is located on a cove that is ideal for swimming, kayaking or just floating. There is ample paved parking with room for several cars. Enjoy WiFi internet on the porches or down on the dock while watching the sunset. An outdoor wood burning fireplace on the covered porch is located off the master suite for those cool evenings. Enjoy our firepit stocked with wood for those cool evenings cooking smore's.

On the main level, the lakeside master suite features a King bed and large bathroom with a garden jetted tub and separate walk-in shower. Off the master bedroom is a porch and outdoor fireplace with 2 wicker gliders. The large great room with it's 55' flat panel HD TV, stero, Blue Ray DVD/CD player opens up into the kitchen where the farm table can seat 10 people and bar area 2 people. There is an additional table and chairs on the outside porch. (Yes, looks like a table for 4 but it opens up to seat 6) 4 comfortable chairs are located on this porch, as well. The laundry room is on the main level where there is a 2nd refrigerator. A second bedroom with queen bed and full bathroom are also on the main level. The lower level consists of 3 bedrooms and 1 & 1/2 baths. Entertaining is comfortable with the large sectional sofa, flat panel HD TV, and DVD/BlueRay player. For your enjoyment, foosball table, bookcase of movies, Nintendo game system(Wii) and board games are available.

We have a Weber Genesis E330 Gas grill on the upper deck.

Lower Level Twin room has a TV

Lower Level Queen room has a TV

Outdoor Fireplace off Master Bedroom, Indoor Fireplace (Winter months) Firepit. Long Range Sunset views, Covered Porches and Covered Dock, Wifi, 2 person Canoe, Kayak, and 3 person Canoe with paddles. Great Beach area with umbrella and chairs.

Sorry, no pets, no exceptions. Smoking outside only.

Main Level: # 1 Master King, #2 Queen

Lower Level: #3 Queen, #4 Full and a Twin, #5 Two Twins

Our home is on a 1 acre lot with a flat grassy area. Great for VolleyBall, Horseshoes, or Cornhole.

Trash pickup-once per week. THURSDAYS

Check in: 4:00PM- Check Out: 9:00am

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More Details

Owner
Roslyn Foreman
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Roslyn Foreman

My husband and I love the outdoors and built Covered Porches in 2004 with that in mind. Its porches and covered dock allow us to relax and enjoy being outside even when it rains. We have been responsive to the needs and wants of our guests and have made improvements, major and minor, each year. We hope you enjoy Covered Porches as much as we do. We manage our vacation home rental so providing excellent customer service is our top priority. If you need assistance with boat rentals, sightseeing excursions, or anything else, please ask.

Roslyn Foreman purchased this house in 2004

Why Roslyn Foreman chose Smith Mountain Lake

Covered Porches is located on the East side of the lake and we chose this area because of the privacy, large lot and beautiful sunset views. It's tucked in a cove great for swimming yet has a wide water view which opens up into the Roanoke channel. Directly across the lake is Bernard's Landing . The State Park is 2.5 miles from our home.

What makes this house unique

The porches are wonderful with their ceiling fans and comfortable chairs. The dock is covered so that when it rains or is too hot, we can still enjoy being outside. There are ceiling fans and comfortable chairs on the porches as well as the dock.

The fireplace off the Master bedroom is perfect for those cool evenings. A fire pit is available. 1/2 mile from our home is Parkway Marina where boat rentals are available. Smith Mountain Lake State Park is 2.5 miles from our home, great for hiking, playground for kids.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a truly wonderful week enjoying your beautiful lakefront house. Art and architecture made it a pleasure to be in, and my grandchildren were thrilled with their newfound independence, paddling the canoes from point to point.

We fished, swam, visited the dam and visitor center, the state park, but mostly stayed put on the dock and marveled at the perfect weather. The house is so comfortable and well appointed, with plenty of space to gather or have privacy. Grandchildren voted it the best vacation ever. After they all left on Friday, I had a day to relax, do some writing, and wind down before the trip home.



Thank you for making your home available to us.
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Huddleston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , In Master Bedroom- Private
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , next to Queen Bed upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Lower Level
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Lower Level
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Blanket and pillows provided
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Large Dock with cabana and small refrigerator, and ice chest, with large covered deck that will accommodate 2 boats, Outdoor fireplace off master bedroom, Firepit, Sandy Beach, Trash Pickup; Flat grassy area next to home. , 3 person canoe and 2 person canoe with paddles, floats, and lifejackets provided. Beach chairs and lawn chairs, umbrella.

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COVERED PORCHES -Wide Sunset Views, BEACH, 2 Canoes & Kayak, Firepit, Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 75 reviews
5

What an amazing experience and beautiful wedding!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and had been looking for a place to have a small wedding (15-20 people) and we fell in love with this house! It was the perfect venue! Our experience here was above and beyond what we expected. The home owner, Roslyn, was so very sweet and accommodating through every step of the process.

The layout of the home provided so much privacy when we needed it and also had two huge spaces to have everyone get together when we wanted to (upstairs living room and downstairs living room). There were so many great areas around the decks, patios, and docs as well. The views from inside and outside of the house were phenomenal and made for so many beautiful wedding pictures! The master bedroom and bathroom also made for the perfect place for my bridesmaids and I to get ready! Everything turned out just perfect. All of my family members and friends were so impressed and really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere of the home. Thank you Roslyn for such a wonderful experience!

-Alisa

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alisa, You were such a pleasure to work with and we couldn't have been more excited to share our home for your very special occasion. Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to having you back -Anytime😀❤️
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5

Great House at Smith Mountain Lake

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful 5 bedroom home with a wonderful view of the lake. You also get a small beach area to walk right into the lake. It was great with my 3 years old grandson with me. He loved to play there. The dock is great with the ceiling fans and chairs. I could sit there all day.

The house was very comfortable and it was loaded with extras. I highly recommend this home to anyone looking to stay at Smith Mountain Lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for being our guests Marci this summer at Covered Porches! So happy you enjoyed the beach with your grandson. That's one of our favorite places to hang out. We look forward to having you back anytime:) Roslyn
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5

Everything we expected and more!

  • 5 of 5

Covered Porches turned out to be a beautiful and comfortable setting for our family of ten (grown, married children and grown grandchildren). We had plenty of comfortable space with marvelous views of the Smith Mountain Lake and fantastic sunsets every evening. The private boat house and dock along with the various watercraft that were provided gave us hours of enjoyment. The sheltered cove off of the main lake gave us plenty of space to enjoy swimming, boating and fishing; it was fantastic. We rented a pontoon boat and paddle boards from nearby Parkway Marina to add to our enjoyment.

The home itself, is lovely with large open spaces for family gatherings and plenty of deck space to enjoy the views of the lake as well as the deer that were daily visitors.

I would highly recommend Covered Porches to any family looking for a setting that provides lots of space yet room for privacy. There's lots to do in the area; Smith Mountain Lake is a wonderful resource in a beautiful section of Virginia.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your kind thoughts about Covered Porches. We are so happy you enjoyed the canoe and kayaks and enjoyed the dock and open spaces. It's a wonderful place to make family memories:). Look forward to having you back!! Roslyn
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5

Fantastic experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Covered Porches June 5th - 10th, 2017. The experience was amazing. The home came with more amenities than we ever expected. My wife and I took our 4 teenage children (22-15 years old) there for an early summer vacation. We rented a pontoon boat for a couple days, a jet ski and used the kayaks at the house. Everyone had a fantastic vacation. I would definitely recommend Covered Porches and will be sure to rent it again myself.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. We are thrilled you had a great time and enjoyed the kayaks! Come back Anytime!!!
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5

GREAT time once again!

  • 5 of 5

Our family LOVES this house and SML! We have stayed in several homes on the lake with our kids and grandkids and this one is by far the winner! Everything about the house is family friendly and well-done. Nice furnishings, everything you could want in a kitchen, comfortable beds, quality linens, etc. The owner is wonderful, very responsive to any questions you might have. This was our second year at Covered Porches (because the grands requested the same house again) and we plan on making next year our third! It's a great place to relax and enjoy your family.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Barb!!!! Can't wait to have you back next summer😀� Roslyn
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5

AMAZING TIME - GREAT VIEW

  • 5 of 5

We are coming back next year. Great time. The location and view are amazing!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Roanoke or Lynchburg
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Kings Point Pub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mariner's Landing
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Hwy 43
Nearest Point of Interest
Covered Porches
Nearest Point of Interest
Hickory Hill Vineyards and Winery
Nearest Point of Interest
Savoy Lee Winery
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Parkway Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Bridgewater Plaza
Nearest Point of Interest
Food Lion
Nearest Point of Interest
White House Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Mariner's Landing & Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Kroger, WestLake Movie theater, Gas
Nearest Point of Interest
Mayberry Drive Inn Movie Theater
Nearest Point of Interest
Bernard's Landing
Nearest Point of Interest
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2 Miles from Smith Mountain Lake State Park for great hiking and biking, Peaks of Otter, Emerson Creek Pottery,located nearby are: Hickory Hill & Savoy Lee Wineries, Blude Ridge Parkway, Natural Bridge, Safari Drive through Zoo, Mayberry Drive Inn Movie Theater, Bridgewater Plaza, National D Day Memorial, Events throughout the year, Antique Boat Show, Bass Tournaments, Charity Home Tour, Wine festival, Fall Festival and Chili Cook off and Boat Flotilla. Mariners Landing 3 miles from home offers public golf course, spa and workout room, YMCA is also nearby for a daily fee.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $325
Damage Deposit $300

Summer Rentals: 50% is due when booking, 50% due 30 days before check in
$300.00 Security Deposit and a signed rental agreement is required for reserving.
We prefer checks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund