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The Gate House at Smith Mountain Lake

Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Moneta, Virginia
The Gate House was built in 2009 and is a beautiful place to spend a week on the lake. The 3000 square foot house is well laid out for relaxing and entertaining. In a place where most rental houses have a long set of stairs to the lake, the Gate House has a meandering concrete walkway.

The house is beautifully decorated in a 'beachy-cabin' style and has all the amenities. The Gate House is located on a private cove that is great for swimming off the private dock. It has main channel views, but is off the channel enough to be secluded. Close to the action without all the 'action'. You can see more on our FB page, (search 'smlgatehouse' and it should show up).

You can have lunch and afternoon fun at Bridgewater Plaza (5 minutes by boat) (search 'bridgewaterplaza'), go out to a nice restaurant on the lake fo...
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Listing #FKN4827434
About the Owner
John and Sharon H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2010
Interaction with guests
You must provide your own linens and towels. Beds: 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 2 Twin Beds. You can rent linens and towels from 'smllakelinen' .com Should bring dishwasher soap, bathroom products, any special cooking supplies (there are salt/pepper/some other basic spices, and pretty much any cooking equipment you need). Gas grill is ready to go with a spare tank.
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We decided to come back in the fall to see how we liked SML-still love IT and THE Gate House. We boated around the dam as well as looked at various properties and enjoyed downtime. Have already booked for another week in June.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ToniM784
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This home was so awesome, my husband and I are going to borrow and somewhat modify the floor plan for our new home we are building in 2019. The house was immaculately clean, well furnished and whimsically decorated.......every wall, room, and corner were eye appealing...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Vacationer794418
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

We already refer to your beautiful home as "our lake house" because we know we will never have to look further. It was so wonderful walking into your home again this year to feel like we've come home again, and yet, all the the updates...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Jeff M
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Dogs only please! No cats or exotic pets allowed. Maximum 8 guests overnight, as required by county law. No trash collection. Trash must be taken to the local collection center...
    3 Full baths
    2 Kings
    1 King
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Cleaning Fee: €110 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: €264 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Lodging tax: INCLUDED
Deposits: $300 security deposit. The Gate House is a NON-SMOKING home.
Other Fees: $125 Cleaning fee.
Holiday weekends (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, Labor Day) may require 3 day minimum stay, depending on how the holiday falls.
Non Summer rates are negotiable.
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About the neighbourhood
Smith Mountain Lake has often been called the 'Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains'. It is about 30 miles from either Roanoke or Lynchburg. It has 20,000 acres of fantastic fishing, boating, skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing surface! You can spend a week on the lake, never go to the same cove twice and still not see it all!

And, of course, there is history nearby. Appomattox is less than an hour away. The birthplace of Booker T. Washington is just minutes from the lake. And the National D-Day Memorial is only 25 minutes down the road in historic Bedford (the site was chosen because Bedford lost a higher percentage of its soldiers on D-Day than any other community in the country).
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Roanoke: 50.0 km
Railway: Lynchburg: 80.0 km
When you reach the sign that says 'End of Gate Lane' keep going. You are now on a shared driveway. We are second on the right. Number is on the tree.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
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