Still Waters is a beautiful home that sits atop a hill with a gorgeous view of Smith Mountain Lake. The home is perfect for large groups/families. We celebrated my Mother's 80th birthday with 12 family members for a four day weekend. Upon arrival I could not believe this was the house. The pictures do NOT do justice to this home. It is spacious with six huge bedrooms (2 large on first floor for easy access), full kitchen, dining room, living room, theater (with so many movies) and a rec room that includes ping pong, air hockey, soccer table game and workout equipment. This home is maintained complete with appliances (Kitchen/W/D/TV/Audio). Linens were ordered and beds were made upon our arrival.
The dock is safe and perfect for fishing. We hung out for a day enjoying the lake with the fresh air off the water. Paddle boat was used and life vests and kayaks easy to get to. The walk to the dock is clear and was easily traveled down by three older individuals.
We encountered a few evening storms and were blessed with an amazing rainbow over the water that was viewed and photographed from the huge lake windows. The sights, sounds (VERY QUITE) and fresh air was intoxicating.
There is plenty to do in the area. Wineries, parks, eateries and a creamery. On Sunday we had breakfast at the Oak Café. One thing was clear as we were saying our goodbyes to each other, no one wanted the weekend to end. The owners of this property are so gracious to open their home up to us. Never having been to Smith Mountain Lake, this was a positive impact on my outlook of the area. I will definitely go back.
Thank you for welcoming us and allowing to share a slice of your paradise!
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We had a great stay at Still Waters. This is a big house that suited our large group. We could not find another six bedroom rental at this price point. There is plenty to do at this house with all the board games, theater room, the kayaks, paddle boat and game room. Everyone really loved the theater room.
The owner was easy to contact and very accommodating. We've been visiting Smith Mountain Lake for years and this is one of the best rentals that we have stayed at. We would definitely stay here again.
House was large enough to accommodate our family. We were there for funeral of my father-in-law. The add stated 6 bedrooms, however there were 6 rooms that had beds. Only one of the rooms had a closet. There was not adequate storage space for clothing. Only one of the basement rooms has chests to store clothing but no hang up space. There was only one batn down in the basement. The basement appeared to still be under construction, bare concrete floors, molding missing on the windows and doors. There is no trash service and trash must be hauled between 6-10 miles for dumping. Only 2 of the 4 refuse stations are 24 hrs.
Overall the home served the purpose. Will be much better when construction is complete. Will need better furniture for clothing storage. Don't advertise as a 6 bedroom. When the definition of a bedroom includes a closet adequately enough for clothing storage on hangers!