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Walls Of Glass Overlook Tranquil Cove Minutes To Bridgewater By Boat Or Car

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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3 Bdr 2 Ba With Huge Master, 3 Fireplaces, Screen Porch, Very Close To Bridge

Location, Location, Location..... super convenient central lake location ~10 minutes to Halsford Bridge by either boat or car.

The traditional brick front entrace hides the true character of this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom California Contempory with soaring ceilings and walls of glass overlooking beautiful Smith Mountain Lake.

This house is perfect for the family vacation where mom and dad want to spoil themselves by enjoying the ~400 sq ft master suite featuring a lakeviews, king bed, wood buring fireplace and direct access to the screened in porch so you can truly bring the outside in.

Continuing to bring nature in, the living room features rustic Adirondack style furnishings complemented by walls of glass running the full length from floor to the raised ceilings on two walls with a wood fireplace occupying the interior wall

Additionally upstairs there is a galley kitchen opening to the dining room with seating for 8 and additional large windows.

Downstairs includes two additional bedrooms, one with a queen bed, the other with a full over double bunk bed.

The lower level family room features expansive lake views, a bar area, wood stove and exit to the lower porch w/swing and the large 8 person hot tub.

Huge Master Bedroom: King Bed, Fireplace, Lakeview, Porch, Single(pullout), Large Screen

Bedroom Two: Queen

Bedroom Three: Full/Double Bunkbed

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english


based on 17 traveler reviews

Walls Of Glass Overlook Tranquil Cove Minutes To Bridgewater By Boat Or Car
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews

Wonderful vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a wonderful peaceful week. The house was well equipped for our stay. We spent days on the dock and in the water. At night, I introduced my 20 something kids to yatzee. The furniture was comfortable and the house clean. There was more than enough room for us. Our only question was how to turn on the path lights to the dock. Most definitely would rent this house again next year, I'm thinking for 2 weeks...........

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fantastic setting to get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely, well appointed house for getting away from it all. This clean and well-flowing home sets the mood for comfort and fun. The living room wall of glass and the screened porch make a seamless transition from outdoors to in. Furniture is comfortable and in great shape. Kitchen has everything you could think of to make a feast - from roasting pan and rolling pin to grilling tools. Master bedroom with king bed, loveseat, fireplace, and walk out to porch is an excellent retreat for grown ups. Lots of fun additions - foosball table, board games, well-maintained hot tub, slide off dock into water, canoe, Blue-ray player, bench swing on lower patio, comfortable outdoor furniture by lakeside - all contribute to the retreat atmosphere. Something for everyone. Relatively gentle sloping path (a couple of steep steps at the end) from house to lake is much nicer than the near-vertical climbs you find at other SML houses. Fish were jumping, but we never got a nibble. Probably using wrong set up for the time of year. Close to a couple of wineries, grocery store, Bridgewater Plaza (drive or boat ride) if you want to get out. Lots of parking space. Easy and quick communication with owners. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location at SML

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from a week long stay at this property. The home is very well stocked with games, dvd's, books and kitchen supplies. We had a very nice stay and I cannot say enough about how comfortable the king size bed was! There was plenty of room and although we did not need the amount of space this home provided, we chose this one for the location. We were a 5 minute boat ride to Bridgewater Plaza and a 10 to 15 minute car drive to shopping and restaurants. When we were not fishing we spent afternoons and evenings on the deck. We did not use the screen porch, but it was nice to have it if we had needed it. The lit path to the dock was very nice to have. It did take a little getting used to the uphill hike from the dock back to the house, but by the end of the week we had gotten better at it. I would like to go back sometime with my son and his family and the setup of this property would be perfect for that as there are two bedrooms, a full bath and living area downstairs and allows us to have our bedroom and bath on the upper level with the kitchen and living room. If you are looking for a home that is roomy, well stocked, comfortable and priced right you can't go wrong with this one.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely little house! This place was perfect for our stay over new years! Dog friendly and plenty of space for everyone. We had six adults staying and periodic children coming through during the day time (they went to grandparents' houses in the evenings to give us some adult time).

The kids had a blast "hiking" down to the water and hunting for shells and cool rocks. And the foosball table was a bonus for kids and adults a like.

The only thing I'll say is that if you have a large group, the kitchen can get a bit crowded. We obviously made it work but if you're looking for a place that has a more open space kitchen for a large group and your trip is dependent on that, then it might be a challenge. But honestly, the rest of the home made it well worth the while. :)

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Northern VA

Quaint little hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Such a peaceful lake house with a gorgeous view through a complete wall of glass! This house has everything you need! We will certainly return

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Downingtown, PA

Great family vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

I took my children and grandchildren to Smith Mountain Lake for a family vacation - absolutely beautiful area! The house was the perfect size and well laid out - beautiful living room with all the glass walls and vistas. We ate almost all meals out on the porch - not a single mosquito the whole week! Everything there made the week easy and fun - well stocked kitchen, barbecue grill with gas, GREAT hot tub, living room/den downstairs was perfect for the guys, the slide on the dock was the biggest hit for the children and we spent each day on the dock. The paddle boat and canoe were well used and we rented a pontoon boat as well for the week. Highly recommend this property for families - the cove is nice and quiet so no boats going by and the swimming is wonderful - we floated on the rafts (provided) every day. It's also quite close for shopping and dining out plus there are wineries to visit. Lots of fun and relaxation - would definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Moneta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 16
May 28 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
Fall 16
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 12 2016
2 night minimum stay
Summer 17
May 20 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Moneta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , tub , shower
    Lower Level - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • Extremely large master bedroom on main level with two additional bedrooms on the walkout lower level
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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