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Cabin 1 at Silver Bay View Cottages on Smith Mountain Lake

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 55 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, private dock, Romantic Retreat

**Please see www.SilverBayView.com or call 434-953-6747 for more information**

Cabins 1 and 2 are in a row of ten that rim the shore of a secluded cove on Smith Mountain Lake. The Cabin 1 is on the end, making it one of the most private of all. There are wilderness views of undeveloped forest and the lake, as well as Smith Mountain. The cabin is located on Witcher Creek, which is a no wake area. This feature makes swimming very safe, and a sense of peacefulness prevails that you will not find in other areas of the lake that experience more boat traffic. A private deep-water dock is shared by the two cabins, offering easy access for boating, swimming and sunbathing. Both cabins are two-bedroom, one-bath lakefront homes, with solid cedar construction, open-beam ceilings and hardwood floors. Silver Bay View Cottages are ideal for reunions. We can accommodate up to 24 people between four properties that include the Main House, the Cedar Cabin and Cabins 1 and 2. Be sure and check out these other properties as well.

Swimming: There is nothing more enjoyable than to stretch out on the dock with a good book, and then dive into the clear, warm water for a refreshing swim. The lake is one of the cleanest in the East Coast, and as you swim or relax, you are looking across to undeveloped wilderness.

Boating: There may be no better lake in the Mid-Atlantic region for boating. The 20,000 acres of Smith Mountain Lake and its 40-mile length make it a perfect place for water skiing, speed boating, canoeing, kayaking or sailing. Power boats and wave runners can be rented at several locations on the lake, including: Bridgewater Plaza Marina (Boats can also be picked up at the State Park), Parrot Cove (Parrot Cove also rents Kayaks), Parkway Marina (formerly knows as Saunders Marina), Mitchell's Point Marina or Virgil Naff Sea Doo (wave runners only). The closest boat launch and boat rental is Mitchell's Point Marina.

Fishing: Fishing opportunities at Silver Bay View Cottages are unbelievable. The properties are located on Witcher Creek where the stripers spawn every spring. The lake is regularly stocked with game fish, and contains striped bass, large and small mouth bass, muskies, northern pike, and an assortment of small game fish. Fishing guides are available to introduce you to the lake, including: Captain Bert's Fishin' Charters, Mike's Striper Guide Service, Rockfish Adventures.

More Details

Property Manager
Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals
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Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals

Jim is an engineer/entrepeneur who, in addition to running Silver Bay, designs Arts & Crafts homes and advises emerging technology companies.

Catriona is a garden author/photographer/ speaker who has written 9 books and countless articles for national and international publications. See her articles in the Smith Mountain Laker Magazine (free at local businesses).

Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals purchased this cabin in 1993

Why Jim Erler, Manager LakeAway Vacation Rentals chose Smith Mountain Lake

Cabin 1 was the first of the Silver Bay View properties and was the inspiration for our name. While smaller than the Point View properties, it remains a very special place for a cozy escape.

What makes this cabin unique

Cabin 1 is at the Bay View location and offers a private setting overlooking the Silver Bay portion of Smith Mountain Lake with Smith Mountain above it.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Huddleston, Virginia

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • mobile phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 2nd Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ask us for any special needs or vacation planing. What to Bring * Sheets and pillow cases* * Towels and wash cloths* * Bath soap and shampoo * Laundry Soap * Flashlight * Paper towels * Charcoal, lighter fluid * Condiments Note: *Bed linens and towels are available for an additional fee. What not to bring: Worries and stress! What you'll wish you had brought: Camera, film, DVDs, water toys, sun block, fishing gear.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.7916665 based on 48 reviews
5

Beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

I was very pleased with the stay at this cabin. The only concern was the problem of not being able to connect to WIFI; however, the property owner was very accommodating to call while he was on a personal vacation to try to solve the problem.

Very private and an excellent get away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Fantastic Time !

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here at Smith Mountain Lake. This was our first time here and it is truly unbelievable! 1 week of beautiful views tucked back in the cove. We will be back. We watched the deer feed between the cabin and dock. What a sight!

It was very nice to have a dock for our boat and not have to take the boat out each day.

Take time to visit the visitors center at the dam as this is what makes Smith Mountain Lake.

The lake is so inspiring to view as the sunsets from the boat.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It is fairly isolated . It has a great deck and view. Dish TV and secure wi-fi. Well furnished

  • 5 of 5

We stay there quite a bit. Always enjoy it.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet Peaceful stay made it feel like a small country getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in cabin 1. Cozy Rustic 2 bedroom cabin on the lake. No fuss reservation, and the natural beauty of the area was refreshing. I would gladly stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Clean and beautiful

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, relaxing, beautiful lake.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is beautifully built and has everything you need for a quiet stay with easy access to a dock. From there take your boat across a clear water lake with great fishing and breathtaking views of sheer mountains surrounding you. Wonderful stay! We plan to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Grand and spectacular views of the lake and Smith Mountain in a quiet, private setting populated with beautiful Loblolly pines and sweeping lawns. Private deep-water dock offers easy access for boating, swimming, sunbathing and world class fishing.

The house is located just inside of Witcher Creek, one of the best fishing areas on the lake. The Cabin sleeps 4 and is one of the four Silver Bay View Cottages that comfortably accommodate up to 24 people.

* Beautiful lake views

* Kitchen

* Deck with seating for 4

* Private Dock

* High Speed Wireless Internet

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin on Huddleston, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$190
A$1,142
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$190
A$1,142
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$292
A$1,752
 
 
Early Summer 2018
28 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$292
A$1,752
 
 
Mid Summer 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$1,790
 
 
Late Summer 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$292
A$1,752
 
 
Labor Day 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$292
A$1,752
 
 
Fall 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$190
A$1,142
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$190
A$1,142
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping A$82.5 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$253.86
Tax Rate 12.3%

Optional linen fee: $65
Damage Deposit is due 30 days before your arrival date. We accept payments only by credit card through HomeAway.com.

NOTE: Shorter stays are possible in Mid Summer if a property is not booked 2 weeks in advance. Nightly rate is $230. There is a three night minimum on major holiday weekends. Housekeeping will increase to $55 in 2015

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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