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Roslyn Foreman

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

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

44 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Roslyn Foreman (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

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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COVERED PORCHES -Wide Sunset Views, Beach, 2 Canoes & Kayak, Firepit, Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews

Stunning both inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loves Covered Porches and wouldn't stay anywhere else on the lake! The interior is impeccable and reflects the owners' love of their home. The beach and dock are favorites of ours since spending time with family is the objective for the week. Love this property and Smith Mountain Lake!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Covered Porches is a beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Covered Porches is a beautiful home with gorgeous views of Smith Mountain Lake. The house is comfortable and well stocked with most everything you could need for an amazing vacation. Our family spent a fun week together enjoying everything this home had to offer. We will definitely stay here again! Thanks to Roslyn for sharing her place with us :-)

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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A beautiful lake home

  • 5 of 5

Three generations shared this amazing, well-equipped home and there was so much to do while we were there. From golfing, fishing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and jet skiing, there was something for all ages (2 and up). The design of the home gave everyone their own space and the central gathering spaces were large enough to easily accommodate all. The kitchen had every appliance we could possibly need and there was a very large assortment of spices available to use. The young children loved the beach area and we all used the dock every day. The porches both at the house and dock were wonderfully relaxing places to read, have conversations and take in the beautiful scenery. Covered Porches was the perfect choice for our family. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a family birthday celebration at covered porches. We should have stayed much longer because to stay at a 5 star property with all the amenities of being at home. The sunsets were spectacular! The surroundings and background wildlife were a total enjoyment! The home décor was a reflection of the warmth and tranquility we all enjoyed throughout our stay. We certainly hope to have the privilege of revisiting the covered porches again sometime. The owners are to be commended for their detailed attention that they show to those who use there rental property. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome dream property with us. Etta

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Peggy W.

  • 5 of 5

Recently we had a family birthday vacation celebration at this beautiful home. The setting is absolutely beautiful and the property is designed giving complete privacy.. This home provided far more than our expectations in its furnishings and decor. Although the area has many attractions we were more than content to spend our time just enjoying the lake and this wonderful home together. Hope to have the opportunity to revisit again sometime.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Ruth Ann

  • 5 of 5

We are here for a family celebration. What a beautiful place to stay. Quiet. Peaceful. The house had everything you could possibly need. It was lile beng at home. I love sitting and watching the boats and the ducks. The owners are great people to work with. If you are ever looking for a great place to vacation covered porches is the place to go

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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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 Restaurant
1 Miles
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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Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 11 2016 - Sep 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Linens and Towels $150
Tax Rate 10.3%

Summer Rentals: 50% is due by end of January, 50% due 30 days before check in
All other Times: 50% 60 days before and 50% 30 days before check in
$300.00 and a signed rental agreement is required for reserving.
Linens and towels are included for weekly rentals only.
We prefer checks.

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Smith Mountain Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • 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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • 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
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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