Owning a vacation or retirement home at Smith Mountain Lake

Dubbed the “Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains,” Smith Mountain Lake offers some of the most gorgeous real estate in the state of Virginia.

It’s got over 22,000 acres of deep blue water embraced by rolling countryside and hardwood forests, and surrounded by serene mountains. It boasts 500 miles of gorgeous shoreline and its essential conveniences include large and modern supermarkets, banks, clinics, libraries, and dozens of independent businesses.

Full-service hospitals, including the region’s heart and trauma center are just 45 minutes away.

Housing options

Smith Mountain Lake offers a wide range of housing options for vacationers, retirees, and those thinking of being a permanent part of the community.

In every respect, Smith Mountain Lake meets most needs:

  • If you are looking for a quiet lakefront house, a long, long ribbon of shoreline offers many perfect locations.
  • If you’re in the market for a cozy and friendly neighborhood that has the amenities that can support an active retirement, SML has an array of communities with an array of housing options.

Real estate in the area is diverse with affordable prices to boot.

Price range

Lakefront houses or condos can start at below six figures for more modest properties and can go up to the seven-figure range for more luxurious properties. Some estates are priced in the eight figures.

Undeveloped lots are priced according to location and size.

Living at Smith Mountain Lake

You won’t run out of things to do at Smith Mountain Lake. Among the many recreational activities residents are into are:

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Fishing
  • Jet skiing
  • Swimming
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Picnics

To find out more about what’s fun to do at Smith Mountain Lake, take a quick tour of the area. You’ll find a boatload of things to check out. You can go on:

  • Microbrew tours
  • Farm tours
  • Amusement park visits
  • Lake cruises
  • Sailing tours

For more details, contact real estate expert Jane Sullivan Horne at 540.493.1690 or emailJane(at)JaneAtTheLake(dotted)com. Jane has specialized in luxury residential properties at Smith Mountain Lake since 1986.