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Point waterfront home with a gradual slope located in Mariners Landing

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,040 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

3 Bdr, 3FB, private, newly renovated waterfront home with over 300' of shoreline

The Sweet Retreat is a very private, totally renovated 3 bedroom, 3 full bath home with a gradually sloping lot to 312' of waterfront and a bonus, cozy(small) beach area. This beautifully decorated home includes a large living area with a gas fireplace, a large flat screen TV, and plenty of seating for friends and family. A large dining area has a custom dining table made from reclaimed lumber from a pre-1880 barn and is large enough to seat 10 adults comfortably with a combination of benchs and chairs. A fully stocked, updated kitchen features stainless appliances, granite countertops and a custom, natural slab wood bar. All three comfy bedrooms include new mattresses. The master suite, with a gorgeous lake view includes a large master bath with a walk--in shower and double bowl, granite-topped vanity. A full size washer and dryer is located on the main floor. The large sunroom finishes off the main living area with a sleeper sofa and and incredible views of both the lake and woods.

Outside is where you will want to stay after you step out onto the deck that runs the width of the home, complete with a dining area and plenty of seating. You will have plenty of peace and quiet as you enjoy the wide water view. A large open dock is just a short walk down a gradual slope. Deep water will make it easy to tie your boat up to the floater. And you don't have to be worried about boat traffic being too close to swimming areas. Just a few steps away is a fire pit just waiting to make both memories and s'mores. You can also enjoy a game of cornhole on a nice flat area of lawn. There is plenty of parking and an area to park a boat trailer.

This is an extremely private location at the end of a cul-de-sac with wide water views. The Sweet Retreat won't disappoint you!

More Details

Owner
Mary Lou Holtzman
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About Mary Lou Holtzman

Mary Lou and her husband purchased the Sweet Retreat in December 2014 as a family retreat and rental property. We currently live in Elizabethtown, PA where both work for a chocolate company. We love being able to take long weekend trips down to the lake to enjoy all that the area has to offer. We look forward to making memories with family and friends and wish the same for all who stay at the Sweet Retreat.

Mary Lou Holtzman purchased this house in 2014

Why Mary Lou Holtzman chose Smith Mountain Lake

We chose this property for the spectacular water view. Just step out onto the deck and you can see why we fell in love with and ultimately purchased this property. The neighborhood is quiet and very private.

What makes this house unique

The Sweet Retreat is located at a more peaceful end of the lake in a large open cove. However, it won't take you long to reach the big open water if that is what you like. Everything you need is just a short drive away - groceries, entertainment, restaurants.

Amenities

Huddleston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2040 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Located downstairs - easy access from the lake
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , double bowl sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , king size bed, view of the lake, en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Single over double bunk bed
  • Linens are NOT provided. Rental linens are available at http://www.wegotyoucovered-sml.com at a reasonable cost.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Cozy (small) beach area with sand for the little ones! Please note: Linens are NOT provided.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Point waterfront home with a gradual slope located in Mariners Landing
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews
5

Great location, terrific yard and dock, nice house inside and out.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this property which is well-maintained, cozy and offers great access and views to the lake.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful & Comfotable

  • 4 of 5

The home was clean, comfortable and pleasing to be in. We thoroughly enjoyed the lake and the views.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Happy stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great stay at the house. It was very clean and nicely furnished. Mary Lou was lovely and very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing House and Location

  • 5 of 5

We took at trip for our friends wedding and made a mini vacation out of it. From the start Mary Lou was so helpful, responsive and knowledgeable about the lake and the house. The house is immaculate and clean. When we arrive there was even a welcome bag for us. A Very nice touch. The house has all the kitchen items one would need including a outdoor Weber grill. We brought our 2016 Yamaha AR 240 and the whips on the dock work out perfectly. The house has lawn games and board games in case you forget yours. We loved that!! There was nothing over the 4 nights we were there that I wished they had something.We rent house 2-3 times per year and this was definitely hands down the best house and owner we have had the pleasure of dealing with in the last 6 years. We had such a wonderful trip that we will be back next year for vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent place that has everything you need and more!

  • 5 of 5

Despite the rainy weather we had the weekend we stayed at Sweet Retreat, we enjoyed it very much. The house is comfortable, well designed and decorated and has everything you need to have a pleasant and relaxing time. View of the lake from the patio is beautiful, and the kitchen is very well equipped. Mary Lou called us to check if we need anything or have any questions, even though she was busy with her son's wedding! That tells a lot. Thanks again Mary Lou for sharing your beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A little piece of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit to "Sweet Retreat at Smith Mountain Lake." The lake is beautiful, the water pristine and your location is perfect. We walked in the morning and golfed in the afternoon, spent time in the water with our dogs and sat on the deck each evening with our glass of wine. Truely a wonderful vacation. Thanks for sharing your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Huddleston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
Spring
Mar 28 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
Early Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,050
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$225
Thu,Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

Please note: linens are not included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Map

Mitchell's Restaurant
Mariners Landing Golf and Lake Community
White House Corner Store
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
The Landing Restaurant
Kings Point Pub
Jake's Place
Homestead Creamery Inc
Mayberry Drive-In Theatre & Diner -- CLOSED
Cancun Mexican Restaurant
"Be sure to try the sangria!"
Food Lion Grocery Store
Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Lynchburg Airport, Lynchburg, VA
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Mariners Landing
Nearest Train
39 Miles
Amtrak, Lynchburg, VA
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Heath's Waterfront Grill-seasonal/19th Hole Grill
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Car: necessary

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