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Family Get-Away Lake Front Home, WiFi

People6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

This is a two level home that has plenty of space to enjoy a game of pool, foosball, movies or other inside games. On the outside, you can fish off the dock, swim, sunbathe, dock your boat, or enjoy other water activities. If you wish to wander, it is near Bridgewater Plaza (by car or boat) where you can rent boats, play at the arcade, or enjoy a meal.

We have two large decks and a lovely screened in sunroom, with gorgeous views all around.

First Floor: Kitchen is equipped with dishes, pots/pans and utensils and access to the large, screened porch for easy outside dining with views, or you can also choose to dine in the kitchen or in the Great room. The Great Room has a large Digital flat screen TV for your enjoyment.

Also on the first floor is the Master Bedroom with its own bath and a King sized Sleep Number bed and flat screen TV. The second bedroom on this floor has two twin beds for smaller children. A washer and dryer is on this level for your convenience. Glass doors lead to the deck overlooking the lake where you can enjoy the view with a cup of java in the early morn. The deck has a gas grill for outside cooking.

Basement Floor: Third bedroom, full bathroom, and access to the deck or down to the dock. This floor is equipped with areas to view TV, play pool, or to play foosball. If the lake is your game then go out to the deck and down the stairs to the dock where there is a large stationary dock and one large floating dock. This dock has a hoist for a jet ski.

We are close to Bridgewater Plaza where you can rent boats, jet skis or tubes. Bridgewater Plaza has a number of stores, restaurants, and day or night entertainment. On the way to the Plaza you will pass a grocery store for your cooking needs.

More Details

Owner
Jack Ginnett and Debbie Luke
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Jack Ginnett and Debbie Luke

We have always wanted to live on Smith Mountain Lake and take advantage of the water and the beauty . We looked for a long time and when we saw this property, even in an abused condition, we knew that it had the bones to work. At this point it is a very enjoyable home and spot on the lake. It took a lot of work to get it to this stage. We plan to keep improving it, though . We hope that others can also enjoy it as much as we do.

Jack Ginnett and Debbie Luke purchased this house in 2014

Why Jack Ginnett and Debbie Luke chose Moneta

Morning coffee on the upper deck!

What makes this house unique

Super large dock with plenty of room to sunbathe, dance or simply sit and watch the sun set.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in High Point in Smith Mountain Lake Area

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2, 1st Floor - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3, Basement - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2, 1st Floor - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 Basement - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Family Get-Away Lake Front Home, WiFi
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
5

Nice House

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at your house was very nice, pictures and descriptions were very accurate. We were there over Thanksgiving and cooked a huge meal, the kitchen was very well equipped so we found everything we needed. Master bedroom was great, loved the sleep number bed, two bedrooms downstairs were nice, the bedroom on the main level would be nice to have a queen or even a king in that bedroom, the twin beds were so uncomfortable that my son slept on the couch after the first night. The weather was warmer then usual for this time of year so we were able to go down to the dock, great view and very peaceful (my dad even said something about maybe coming back in the summer time). The location of the house has its good and bad points, good is it is close to grocery store, wineries and restuarants, bad is the long gravel road drive to the house but not so bad to take a star away!! ;). Thanks again for renting out your house, we had a great time!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi and thank you for taking the time to post a review! We are happy that your Thanksgiving meal and stay was so enjoyable. We also like the sleep number bed in the Master bedroom and the space that the room affords You have hit a conundrum though on the first floor bedroom. Its difficult to do a one size fits all on the bedrooms. In a lot of cases, families have small children and the beds in that room are just right for that mix. In your case (and others) those beds don't work because they are meant for smaller people. Regardless, we are thinking of going to a larger bed, which would mean one less total bed, but maybe its for the best? You have hit another point, the gravel road. My daughters like to walk to the winery from the house. Me, its the price I pay to enjoy the dock and the water and I have kinda gotten used to the road. We did enjoy your review and are glad that you had a "great time!!".
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4

relaxing

  • 4 of 5

The home was in good shape; no issues or problems. The owner was easy to talk to. Nice place to get away and relax for a few days.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Fall Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great weekend in this beautiful home! It was very quiet and secluded, yet close to restaurants and shops. We enjoyed lunch in the screened porch, drinks on the dock, and several games of pool. Lots of windows and sky lights let us enjoy the outdoors while we sat inside enjoying our morning coffee (love the coffee pot!) or watching college football (flat-screen tvs plus Direct TV!!!).

We took walks near the house (that steep driveway is great exercise!) and also explored SML State Park. We enjoyed eating at several restaurants (breakfast at Old Oak Cafe, lunch/dinner at Jake's Place and Vinny's) checking out Bridgewater Plaza and ice cream at the Homestead Creamery (definitely worth the drive).

The owners were very easy to work with. The fresh flowers were a nice welcoming touch. We definitely recommend this property and hope to stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful Fall Getaway! ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Thank you for you're wonderful comments! We can't take credit for the flowers though, a very nice couple got them and we left them because we thought they looked nice. Glad that you enjoyed them. We are so glad that you weathered the storm and were still able to enjoy your stay. We also like to be able to go out and about and still have the privacy to enjoy quiet moments, especially in the fall. Thank you again and glad you had a good time.
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5

Fall Family Break

  • 5 of 5

This gorgeous home on SML was the perfect location between our childrens' colleges which made it a great meeting place for our rainy family fall break. The rainy weekend inhibited our use of the lake, Kayaks, and large dock that this home offers. Filling our weekend with pool & foos ball tournaments, card games, baking, college football games on the 2 flat screens, movies from their large collection, and listening to the rain on the screened porch made for a relaxing weekend get away for our family of five. This home's location is close to the only bridge making it easy to access either side of the lake. The nearby Food Lion was also very convenient since we prepared and enjoyed our meals at the lake-side home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry about the weather, but it sounds like it didn't deter you at all. Thank you for the compliments about our house, we do enjoy it when we're there and we like it for the same reasons as you. If the weather is bad, there are other things to do and that screened porch does come in handy. Did you try the card table? Thank you a for you're very nice compliments. We hope that you return to enjoy those things, like the kayaks, that you weren't able to enjoy this time.
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4

Clean, bright, comfortable, well-appointed, nicely decorated. Great lake view with good access.

  • 4 of 5

The driveway to the property was very close to the neighbor's driveway and trailer. We found parking limited. Once inside the house, we could not have felt more at home. Everything was clean and neat with lots of natural light provided by the many windows and french doors. The two decks provided wonderful places to relax and having breakfast on the screened porch was a treat. The well-chosen furniture and decor added color and style to the spacious rooms and we found everything we needed both in the kitchen and elsewhere to make our stay comfortable. All the white appliances were new and in perfect working order. We especially liked the coffee maker and plan to buy one like it! I would highly recommend this property to anyone wishing to have a relaxing vacation at Smith Mountain Lake. A special "thank you" to the owners for listing this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, glad that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed you coffee in the morning overlooking the cove. We also find it relaxing, open, and spacious when we can find the time to stay there. The driveway is close to the neighbors, but we couldn't ask for better people, on both sides. Because we are used to it, we get 4 vehicles down by the house and another up next to the boat trailer, which is pretty good for a 3 bedroom house. You would have no way of knowing this, but we also own a lot of the gravel area in front of the boat trailer which also serves as parking and of course there is the length of the driveway. The steepness of the driveway can be intimidating so I understand your concern. The fun though is lake and the house and we are so glad that you were able to relax and enjoy.
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5

What a wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed out stay. We had the perfect weather and the perfect house to enjoy our vacation. The kitchen was well stocked with every gadget we needed. The master bedroom was incredible. We really spent almost all our time on the dock. Plenty of room to spread out. We enjoyed Kayaking around the coves and floating on our rafts. We really look forward to coming back again soon! Thanks Jack & Debbie!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and the kayaks. We have tried to make the house and the dock area comfy for our guests. It is after all a "lake" vacation. Thanks Again!
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Location

Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in High Point, Smith Mountain Lake Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£545
for 3 nights
From
£139
From
£148
Fri,Sat
£1,161
 
 
Memorial Day
21 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£756
for 4 nights
From
£157
From
£162
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,250
 
 
Summer
30 May 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,745
for 7 nights
£1,745
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
3 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£801
for 3 nights
From
£225
£1,745
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £47
cleaning £80
Tax Rate 12.3%

100% refund if canceled at least 45 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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