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Coveside Cottage - Canoe & Kayaks Included! Wi-Fi, Great Views, One Level Living

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property



This cozy cottage offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, eat in kitchen and a large living room overlooking the lake - all on one floor. Enjoy the wide water views from either the large patio right off living room leading to your private boat dock or choose the cabana, nestled in its own private setting. This home is ideal for taking advantage of all Smith Mountain Lake has to offer! This home is located right off the main channel in a wide water cove that is perfect for fishing or using the canoe or 2 kayaks that the owners have offered for their guests. The three bedrooms and two full baths, living room and open kitchen all welcome you with cozy cottage charm!

Dogs welcome, conditions apply.

Wi-Fi offered.

Linens & Towels not provided.

You can book online 24/7 at

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Property Manager
Debbie Aliff or Megan Willard
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017


Moneta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Towels not provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Made up of 2 twins
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Linens not provided. All beds have comforters, pillows and mattress covers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Coveside Cottage - Canoe & Kayaks Included! Wi-Fi, Great Views, One Level Living
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews

Great views! I definitely plan to stay here again

  • 5 of 5

Loved the Coveside Cottage. Other rentals had tons of stairs to get down to water and back but this property had a gentle slope sidewalk instead. I could sit on the back deck looking over the expansive lawn and lake below forever! Nicely laid out inside. The large windows to the patio really bring the outside in. It has a very private feel. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage. Great location for privacy with a great view!

Very clean cottage. Relaxing interior, not cluttered and busy. Kayaks were fun. Very comfortable and quiet for 2, but looks like it could be great fun for more also.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable house with great views and dock

  • 5 of 5

Coveside Cottage was a really comfortable house for my husband and I and dog for our 3-week stay. The 2 new sofas were very comfortable, we slept very well, and this was probably the best stocked kitchen of any rental I've stayed in as far as dishes/glasses/silverware/pots and pans. The owners provided other amenities such as toilet paper, paper towels, and laundry detergent.

This was our first stay at Smith Mountain Lake and we were very impressed with how big the lake is. We rented a pontoon boat so we could fish, but also fished from the dock, which was nice and wide for both of us. We didn't have an extremely successful time, but were told by multiple people that was due to the lake water being so warm from the hot summer. We still managed to catch some nice catfish and bass from both the dock and the boat. But a half-day charter with Captain Wendell of Pullin Drag Striper fishing got us all the fun reeling in fish we could have hoped for.

Although we didn't use them, the owners provide 2 kayaks or a canoe for the tenants to use. It was only a short 10 minute drive to the Food Lion for groceries, or another 10 minutes to Kroger and several restaurants. (Old Oak Cafe was a favorite of ours for any meal with their wonderful home cooking style.) There were several activities going on during our stay with a Wine Festival and an Agriculture Fair to occupy a day.

The patio was lovely to sit in the sun in the afternoon, or to watch the boats and houseboats going by in the evening.

Because of its rural location, the internet speed was not the fastest, but it was nice to have it at all. The boat dock had only one light which made docking and fishing in the evening interesting, although there are lights at the gazebo to help light the yard.

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Coveside Cottage and hope to return next year as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Week on the Lake!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week at the lake! Love SML!

Cons first:

Lighting in the great room nonexistent, what little there is, bulbs out. Sofas are horribly uncomfortable. Front bedroom has no closet, consider removing dresser, hang TV from wall, add more shelves and hooks - there just wasn't anywhere to put renters belongings. Really dirty under beds.

Kitchen utensils are lacking and not very clean, we brought our own plates, silverware and utensils. No patio umbrella as shown in picture, even though L & F assured me one was there - bring your own, one for the patio and one for the dock, both get really hot!

Path to lake, almost overgrown at halfway point, buggy and stickers, needs to be trimmed back.


Depth of water at dock was great we spent most of our time there.

It was easy to dock our boat on the floater, well protected.

House was fine, liked the convenience of the W/D and newer appliances.

Easy unload and re load of cars, and loved the one level living.

House location has great access to all the places we like on SML.

We will return to Coveside Cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rest & Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a great place to be! Beautiful views. Comfortable places outside at the house and in the little covered area between the lake and house. Great fishing right off the dock! We went for the free wine tasting and really enjoyed the winery and the welcome gift from the owners.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable & Convenient

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely spot on the lake! It is quiet and secluded, and yet very close to the grocery and the bridgewater area -- by car & boat. We've stayed in several lake locations, but this is by far the best! The house is bright & clean, with everything we needed. There is sunbathing on the patio, a gazebo area halfway to the lake and a large dock with a canoe. What fun! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Moneta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - May 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Season
May 10 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer/Labor Day
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 7 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $65
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $115
Tax Rate 12.0%

Half of the total amount is due at the time you book. Please contact our office (866-395-2038) or visit our Long & Foster site to book. Thank you!

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