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The Olde Farmhouse Spacious Lakefront House with Amazing View

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Smith Mountain Lake Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This spacious lakefront Farmhouse is loaded with style, comfort, & fun. You will spend your vacation days lounging on the covered back porch overlooking the main channel of the lake. Or head down to your private dock & float all your troubles away! This home offers its own boat convenient! The spacious and beautifully furnished home is complete with 4 sleeping areas and 2 full baths. There is also a game room with TV, DVD, & Foosball table. The kitchen is fully furnished and will fit your whole family. This home is located only minutes from SML's Bridgewater Plaza, which is home to many restaurants, shops, nightlife, miniature golf, and marina. Reserve Early!

Keywords: Unique, comfort, fun, covered back porch, private dock, boat ramp, lakefront, beautiful view, main channel of lake, great value

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english


based on 16 traveler reviews

The Olde Farmhouse Spacious Lakefront House with Amazing View
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Great view and Quiet

  • 5 of 5


-Great quiet location

-Great view

-Owner quickly responds to any questions.

-Grill was brand new which is something you don't see a lot at rental properties.

-I could sit on the deck all day, nice and quiet.

-Marinas are close by by boat, (5m by boat, ~20m to drive)

-There's plenty of parking.


-The road the house is on has two bad dips that are hard to see and there's no warning, be sure to drive slow

-The geese like using the dock as a bathroom, but not sure what you can do about that

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Craig County, Virginia

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

3rd annual trip to The Farmhouse was another success. Owners are wonderful to work with. This location has everything that we need! Thank you. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stafford, VA USA

Great Price for Smith Mountain Lake!

  • 4 of 5

We were very glad we found this house. It has a wonderful boat dock where you can tie up a rental, and the kids loved swimming there. The house is is an old farmhouse after all. The outside appearance is beautiful. It has a large yard, and we didn't feel closed in. The deck has a beautiful view with lots of chairs and a grill. Inside, it has four large bedrooms! Plenty of linens and towels are available. There is a family room that has a Foosball table, and the family really, really enjoyed playing it! It has a large living room that has a picture window view of the deck, and beyond is the lake and boat dock. Very nice! A fully stocked kitchen, meaning all dishes, silverware, bowls, pans, etc. Microwave button was broken, but it worked. Two farm tables for dining, so plenty of seating for all. No dishwasher, but we brought paper and plastic so no worry there. A few conveniences were missing, but we didn't mind too much. Because it is an old farmhouse, there is only one outlet in each room. Bring an extension cord if you want to set up a laptop. The bathrooms (two) are located only on the first floor. The three bedrooms upstairs have no bathroom so you have to come down the stairs to make a midnight run. The floors creak, and they have ceramics and glass on top of furnishing that rattle loudly when someone walks by. The front porch light was out, and the bathroom light. Someone promptly delivered two bulbs, but one of them was no good, so we just left the front porch light out. No Wifi, but if you have a mobile hotspot, that is no worry. Also, if you are going to rent a boat, make sure you get it from one of the BridgeWater Marinas. For example, this house is located on the "North" end of the lake. Don't rent from the "South" end of the lake. That is about 21 miles away and those boat rental places won't let you take your rental north of the bridge. There are several rental places located at the bridge. We were able to make the 15 minute trip with our Pontoon and dock at the old Farmhouse. It was great! This house was a good value, and we are glad we found it. If you want all modern conveniences, you will pay much more. Would I recommend it? Yes! It was a beautiful home, nice location, and fit the bill for our large family! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location for young families!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time staying at the Farm House. The location was exactly what we were looking for and the house was the perfect size for all 10 of us. The lake access was ideal for young children and the meadow was a nice area for all of us to run around. A couple of tips though...the kitchen was not "fully" stocked. It had the essentials (pots and pans, a few mixing spoons, a hand mixer and coffee mugs) but it didn't have many sharp cutting knives, no pot holders, only one large serving bowl, and no measuring cups. It did have a crocpot which is helpful. Other than that the house was perfect for our vacation. Plenty of linens, nice back porch with comfortable furniture, and a beautiful dock. Can't wait to return to the Farm House. Thanks for your hospitality!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your time at SML! Thank you so much for letting us know we are lacking some things in the kitchen. We have already purchased what you suggested, so we should be ready for the next renter! Stay again in the future and receive 10% off your stay! Thanks again!
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SML weekly vacation

  • 4 of 5

Very nice accomodations.Beautiful spot on the lake.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lincoln County, NC

Awesome Family Trip

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for providing our family with such a comfortable, enjoyable and fully stocked home to vacation at! What a great place for our family trip of 10!

The views were above and beyond, PLENTY OF LINENS, space and all the comforts of home. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 5.0%

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Smith Mountain Lake Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
private dock, boat ramp

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