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Nature's Retreat - Kayakers, Fishermen & Nature Lovers Paradise!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

One bedroom patio apartment - sleeps 4 - private, comfy, & quiet!!!!

This property is so private, comfy, and peaceful!! A perfect paradise for a relaxing and stress free getaway. Or celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or just a weekend getaway!! The Smith Mtn. Lake state park is a half a mile away with a beautiful sandy beach & rentals for any type of watercraft from 2-men kayaks to jet skis. There is also a very accessible boat ramp for all you fishermen. The park also has many hiking trails & picnic areas. It is about 45 minutes into Roanoke or Lynchburg. And about 15 minutes to nearest grocery store, but you may want to bring your own organic food for your stay. The apartment features a 1-bedroom with queen bed, a sleeper queen sofa in living room. Direct TV & dvd player is provided, along with internet connection. Also, a dinette table & chairs. The kitchenette (NOT A FULL KITCHEN) is equipped with a microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, & small refrigerator. Linens & paper products are provided for your stay. Bathroom has shower. The large patio has a gas grill, along with patio furniture. The day dock is a SHARED DOCK with 2 neighbors, but they rarely use it. There is a very short path (350 feet) to day dock for swimming, kayaking, and tie ups for boats or other watercraft. ****I JUST ADDED TWO KAYAKS, PADDLES AND LIFE JACKETS to the property for guests. KAYAK AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE OWNER WILL NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, OR LOSS OF EQUIPMENT!!! Rental guests are responsible for loss of equipment and will have to replace items lost. The rental quests are responsible for securing kayaks and equipment on the patio upon their departure. There is no boat slip, nor electricity at day dock. No smoking is allowed!! Smoke-Free & Stress-Free!! Ample parking for a boat trailer, etc. Central AC. Pet-friendly - 1 small pet under 20 pounds. Tenant is responsible for any damage to rental property. Some other amenities are: Wintergreen Ski Resort is about 1 and a half hours from the apartment. Also, a new brewery opened recently in Westlake called Sunken City and it is about 15-20 minutes and there are several wineries in the area. I know you will enjoy your stay and love the lake!!


Owner
Beverly Miller
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Beverly Miller

I'm a retired art teacher after 30 some years of teaching. I love the lake and it provides some solace for nurturing my creative spirit as an artist as well as an art-educator. My mediums are painting and photography. I grew up in this area and received my education through to a masters in this region. I have a West Highland Terrier named Auggie and he is a great kayaking partner. We love the lake!!!!!

Beverly Miller purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Beverly Miller chose Smith Mountain Lake

Perfect for Me!!!!!!

Amenities

Huddleston Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, ample linens, some toiletries, and paper products provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Very comfortable queen sleigh bed and linens for queen sleeper sofa (living room) are located in bedroom closet. It's nice to wake up in the morning and view deer in the backyard. So the apartment sleeps 4.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Smith Mountain Lake State Park has lots of amenities: boats, kayaks, jet skis, pontoons, etc. rentals; hiking trails, picnic areas, a beautiful sandy beach with lifeguard, concessions, and of course swimming.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Nature's Retreat - Kayakers, Fishermen & Nature Lovers Paradise!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 21 reviews
5

Very relaxing,....

  • 5 of 5

We went to graduation at Liberty Univ. stayed here over night. Beverly was very nice and friendly. The deer did show up in the back yard. Very clean!! She has the cuties Westie. We enjoyed the visit and will stay again if in the area. We're from Sanford NC. Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at smith mountain lake. Property was just as described - clean, appliances/grill/amenities all in good condition. Walk to the dock through the path in the woods was easy. They had laid down hay which was helpful since the rain made things a bit soggy. We brought our boat and spent most of the day on the lake - was just the kind of place we needed to have a place to go back to sleep and cook. Would rent again. Thanks Beverly!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Drew, remember to get in touch with me & we will work something out for your next stay!! Thanks again, Beverly
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5

Beautiful Area and Accomidating Owners

  • 5 of 5

The area is beautiful. When first arrived the deer were in the backyard just like everyone describes and the pictures highlight. Owners are very helpful. Propane was out and upon awareness went and bought a new tank for us asap. Took the kayaks out for a spin with their access to the water. Overall, loved our time, and would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

nice place!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Owner was more then helpful throughout the entire process. The location was great and the property has everything for a weekend getaway. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Josh, come back anytime!! Beverly
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5

Honest, trustworthy, friendly.

  • 5 of 5

After booking a stay at Beverly's place we realized it wouldn't work for us. We were outside the 30 day window to even receive a 50% refund but Beverly responded within minutes to our request to cancel and gave us a full refund and was very pleasant and understanding about it. If you are booking a stay here, you are dealing with an honest and honorable owner. Thanks Beverly!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

It was clean and private. Easy to find

  • 4 of 5

It was lovely. Short walk to semi-private dock. Went kayaking. There were deer every day.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Small Aircraft
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
King's Point Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mariner's Landing
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Lynchburg, VA
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The King's Pub
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Wintergreen
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Car: necessary

There are many amenities at SML state park. Also in the area, Booker T Washington State park. The D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA and the Peaks of Otter for hiking and picnicing. There are several sports competitions sponsored by the lake

- ESPN fishing tournaments, triathlons, wine festivals, etc. There is also a new brewery in the area at Westlake called Sunken City about 15-20 minutes from the apartment. There are several wineries as well.

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Rates & Availability

Huddleston Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July 4th Weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Fall Special
Sep 24 2017 - Mar 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
$95
$570
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$110
$660
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55

It is absolutely gorgeous at Smith Mountain Lake and if you enjoy and appreciate the outdoors, this is the place for you!! Take part in all that nature has to offer: hiking, boating, kayaking, walking, bicycling, swimming, fishing, shopping in Roanoke or Lynchburg, or just laying back and reading a good book.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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