Property Feature: 40 Blackwater Circle, Penhook, VA

If you want to live in a slice of paradise, this inviting lakefront property in the Water’s Edge subdivision in Penhook, VA fits the bill.

Key Property Details

Bedrooms:     4

Bathrooms:    5

Square feet:   5,271

Lot size:         0.4 acre

Year built:     1993

Indulge in Nature’s Embrace

Nestled in a 0.4-acre lot along the southern shores of Smith Mountain Lake, this waterfront home treats you to the best of the Roanoke lifestyle – calm, serene communities with direct access to the outdoors.

Full-grown trees surround the house on all sides, providing a canopy that welcomes the soothing lake breeze.

The south side of the property boasts a large, double-slip dock that welcomes plenty of recreational opportunities. Take to the water on your personal watercraft to explore further out on the sparkling Smith Mountain Lake. If you prefer to stay on the shore, the dock is large enough to host a laidback party with family or friends.

Alabama-based architect William H. Phillips, Jr. infused a dash of southern comfort into this lakefront home’s design. This large house features charming cottage-like elements such as wide porches and wood exteriors. The overall design evokes a casual elegance and understated sophistication that never goes out of style.

Step Into a Life of Unparalleled Comfort

Inside, the open design of the house complements the vast, free space of the surrounding outdoors.

Vaulted ceilings create dramatic arcs that frame the dazzling lake views. In the living room, the ceilings reach as high as 20 feet, welcoming abundant natural light that is shared all the way into the kitchen, dining and breakfast areas, and sunroom.

Spend time with family and friends in the airy recreational room, where the generous space and high ceilings encourage pleasant moods in everyone inside.

The house has a total of 4 bedrooms and 5 baths.  The rooms feature big, clean windows overlooking the lake. The main level master bedroom boasts a gas log fireplace that will surely boost your comfort and relaxation at the end of each day.

Appliances that come with the property include the refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, dryer, and custom built-in fixtures. The house is equipped with numerous spacious cabinets in every living space for your storage needs.

Excellent Recreation and Amenities All Around

Living in this Penhook home means you don’t have to go far to experience the recreational opportunities that the upscale Water’s Edge community regularly enjoys.

Enjoy an afternoon of golf, tennis, horseback riding, or boating with the neighbors at the Water’s Edge Country Club – just a 15-minute leisurely stroll away from this idyllic home. The Club also has luxurious dining and bar areas, a lounge, and a fitness center.

The Elegant, Outdoor-friendly Life Awaits

Embrace the opportunity to live the ideal waterfront lifestyle in Smith Mountain Lake. Learn more about this property here.

You can also call local 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.