Acreage properties at Smith Mountain Lake

Smith Mountain Lake has rightfully earned the moniker “The Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains.”Found in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with a surface area of over 22,000 acres and 500 miles of shoreline, the lake is ringed by a charming collection of rustic yet sophisticated communities, the perfect example of country living at its best.

Locals here get to enjoy the simple life and residents will never find any reason to be bored. There’s a wide range of activities to enjoy, from hiking to boating, to live music and horseback riding.

Best of all, you get to enjoy the verdant surroundings – wake up to vistas of tall trees, beautiful open hills and meadows, and the clear blue waters of the lake.

Living in Smith Mountain Lake

If you’re up to “growing your own,” acreage properties at Smith Mountain Lake provide you the space for anything from vegetable gardens to a full-fledged farming enterprise.

If the farming life isn’t for you, your property can simply be your hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the metro. You can spend days here enjoying the views and the quiet.

Acreage properties in the Smith Mountain Lake area are also ideal for housing horses and many already come with equestrian facilities. Other properties are great for hunting, ranching or wine making. The possibilities are endless.


For the most part, an acreage property at Smith Mountain Lake will have a house, with the larger ones having additional accommodations for guests. Homes typically have:

  • Spacious living areas
  • Beautiful master suites
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Delightful country  kitchens
  • Spacious dining rooms with nooks
  • High ceilings and windows for maximum space and natural light
  • Full garage space
  • Easily accessible irrigation sources

To find out more about acreage properties in Smith Mountain Lake, contact real estate expert Jane Sullivan Horne at 540.493.1690 or email

Jane has been specializing in luxury residential properties at Smith Mountain Lake since 1986.