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HUGE LAKEFRONT CASTLE, Pool, Dock, Best game room on the lake! Hot Tub & Firepit

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 658 m²
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Stunning Lake Front Castle 5b/5.5b on Smith Mountain Lake

Spectacular private estate on 5.8 acres with 1,800' shoreline, surrounded by water on 3-sides. This 7,087 sq.ft. 3-story French Chateau castle with lake views from every room has large outside pool, 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, inside hot tub, exercise room, wet bar, spectacular game rooms, library, two fireplaces, 75" smart TV in the living room and 2 more TV's in the game rooms, and Wi-Fi. Everything in the house is custom made and unique. Linens, bath towels and beach towels provided. Fire pit and 2 person swing down by the water. Check-in time is 4pm, check-out time is 10am.

The Castle is on a quiet cove with very minimal boat traffic allowing you to have an amazing experience and enjoy nature without the constant noise from the boats that zip around in the main part of the lake. Long private drive and staggering views from the entire back of the house overlooking the pool and lake. Private covered boat slip, a 5 person pedal boat, and 2 kayaks (singles) you can use. 800 feet of dirt road through the forest lead to this hidden gem on the lake.

Bottom floor:

-Large bedroom with queen size bed, couch and and a private bathroom

-One small room with twin size bunk beds (sleeps two) with full bathroom next door

-Inside hot tub overlooking the lake

-Exercise equipment (Eliptical and Treadmill)

-Wet bar, large TV, pool table, ping pong table, shuffle board, air hockey, dome hockey, foosball, antique pinball machines, pac man, and chess table

-Large library and a fireplace, 4 movie theater/gaming leather chairs and a large TV - please bring your own Xbox/PlayStation console

-Game closet with board games and some toys

Main level:

-Huge master bedroom with king size bed, pull out queen size sofa, huge his/hers walk-in closets, double sink, glass shower, and large soaking tub overlooking the lake

-Spacious kitchen with open breakfast nook with amazing lake views (two large refrigerators, one with water and ice maker, microwave, toaster, new Keurig coffee machine, a double oven, utensils, plates, cups, mugs, pots and pans, walk in pantry).

-Dining room with high ceilings and a balcony overlooking the pool and the lake, large wooden table with 10 chairs, hutch and a china cabinet

-Huge living room with high ceilings, 75" smart TV, DirecTV, blue ray DVD player and WiFi internet

-Laundry room with washer, dryer and a sink

-Attached 3 car garage and plenty of parking on premises

Top floor:

-One large bedroom with king size bed, walk-in closet, lake view, and a private bathroom

-One large bedroom with queen size bed, pull out queen sofa and a private bathroom

Pool Area:

-Large pool

-BBQ

-Four lounge chairs

-Two outdoor dining tables with umbrella and 6 seats each

More Details

Owner
Andrew Plattus
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, Bulgarian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Andrew Plattus

I have always been fascinated with castles and fell in love with this estate - our dream house, surrounded by water on three sides with stunning views. We live on beautiful Smith Mountain Lake, and love to travel and explore the world.

Enjoy your stay at our house and if you have any suggestions on how to improve your experience we would love to hear from you! :)

Andy & Anastasia

Andrew Plattus purchased this castle in 2013

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle rental in Union Hall, Virginia

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 658 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Top Floor King Size Bedroom - toilet , bath with shower , sink
    Top Floor Queen Bedroom - toilet , bath with shower , sink
    Main Level Master King Bedroom - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , soaking tub, double sink
    Bottom Floor Queen Size Bedroom - toilet , bath with shower , sink
    Bottom Floor Bunk Bed Bedroom - toilet , shower enclosure , next door to the bunk bed bedroom
    Main Level Half Bath - toilet , sink
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Top Floor - King Size Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bottom Floor Bunk Bed Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , Twin size
    Main Level Master King Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleeper sofa has memory foam mattress
    Top Floor Queen Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleeper sofa has memory foam mattress
    Bottom Floor Queen Size Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Sleeper sofa has memory foam mattress
  • There is plenty of space in each bedroom (except the bunk bed bedroom) if you are bringing cribs and/or air mattresses for your kids.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Boat dock info: When the lake is full, the water is 16' deep at the dock. When the lake is at it's lowest point, it is about 11' deep at the dock. When the lake is full, there is between 10' to 11' of boat clearance under the covered dock, and there is also an uncovered slip at the boat dock. Gills Creek Marina (790 Fox Chase Road, Wirtz VA 24184) 540-721-2451) is 10 minutes away by car and 20 minutes away by boat and Bridgewater Marina (ph. 540 721 1639) is just 15 minutes away by car, and 45 minutes by boat. The house is located just past marker B-49 on Black Water River, please ask for a map when renting a boat.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

HUGE LAKEFRONT CASTLE, Pool, Dock, Best game room on the lake! Hot Tub & Firepit
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
5

An Amazingly gorgeous property!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you step through the doors the interior of the home is simply elegant. You lack for nothing. I cannot say enough about the basement game room, it is a dream for a kid and the kid at heart. It was unbelievable. Everyone had so much fun playing childhood games like pac man and new ones such as giant jenga. The pools is gorgeous and the dock is large enough to accommodate our three boats. The groundskeeper Daniel was so helpful. I had a question about the gas grill and he was right on the spot. The facilities manager Mary Ann was also available and prompt. She made us feel right at home. Thank you for such a beautiful rental property that suited our every need. The owner Andy, knows what it takes for an enjoyable vacation and how to make you happy! We will definitely be back!

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

The home was spacious and well maintained. The game room was phenomenal, we had so much fun!

  • 5 of 5

The property manager gave a great tour and information upon arrival. The maintenance/grounds keeper was such a friendly and nice man, made sure we had everything we needed. The pool and outdoor area was nice, I might suggest moving the fire pit up a little closer to the house instead of clear down by the water. The game room was amazing, the family room was very comfortable...we loved the oversized "bean bag". We had such a great time and would recommend this house to anyone.

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

WOW! Jaw-dropping experience at SML!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful time at the Castle, and boy oh boy was it a castle! The check-in and communication throughout our trip was smooth and easy. The directions to the house were also detailed and we had no trouble finding it (albeit it's definitely easier to find during the day than in the evening). We really appreciated how beautiful and clean the house was and really enjoyed the pool and basement game room! What a fun room!!! We had no need to leave the home the entire weekend :) We also took advantage of the kayaks and paddle boat that were provided to enjoy the lake and surrounding nature. The home is a short drive to the Marina, brewery, and grocery store. Overall, we couldn't have asked for a better home to spend a few days and will definitely plan on returning in the future. Thanks, Andrew, for such a wonderful stay!!!!

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

Place was great, game room awesome

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great, more than enough room to accommodate 10 people, owner & property manager very nice & helpful with everything. game room was really nice ( pictures on website don't do it justice) , plenty of privacy outside would come back again.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our quick little get away was absolutely amazing!!! The house is nicely tucked away with beautiful views and lots to do. Great for kids!!! The basement activities kept everyone entertained all weekend, not just for the kids, the adults got in on all the fun too!!! House was very clean and adequelty stocked with necessities. Owner and Dan were great , communication between all was easy and very attentive!!! Thank you!!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Pre Wedding party relaxation dream!

  • 4 of 5

Absolutely beautiful residence and the basement is a dream even for twenty year olds on the eve of a wedding! The only reason I did not give it a five is because the drive up to the residence is not well maintained. There was a lot of rain before we got there and part of an embankment gave way making the drive that more treacherous. Once this is properly repaired and maintained I would most definitely rate it a high five!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Elizabeth for your review and I'm glad you had a great time at the Castle. A couple of days before you came we had a rain storm that dropped 12 inches in one day and washed out a part of our road. We tried our hardest to get it fixed before you arrived but our contractor said that it was still to wet to use his machinery to repair the road safely, so we had to wait until after you left to repair the road. We do have an 800 foot dirt and gravel road that goes through the forest and over a bridge to the Castle. We like our dirt and gravel road because we think it is more fitting for a Castle and nature instead of the cement or asphalt driveways, but it does get more slippery when it rains and you just have to drive slow. We're sorry about any inconvenience that it may of caused you and we will welcome you back on your next trip. Best, Andy
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
ROA
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Mangos
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Martinsville, VA
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday castle on Union Hall, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season 2017
11 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$10,515
 
 
Peak Season 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$11,371
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$1,043
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$668.9
Clean/Pool/Linen/Hot Tub A$535.12 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.3%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Weekly reservations are Saturday to Saturday during Peak Season.
Peak Season (June 10 - Sep 4) is 7 days minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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