Fun, Food, Friends and Family | Lakeside Living at the Ultimate Getaway

The Well-stocked Dock

The Well-stocked Dock
Weekends Come into View | Richmond Couple Creates Restful Lakeside Retreat
Kitchen Islands | New Design Trends Boost Style and Function
Rockin’ SML Properties | Natural Elements Lend Timeless Appeal to Landscapes
Treasuring History | Renovation Breathes New Life into Historic Manor
Water, Water, Everywhere | Updated Home Offers Views and Vacation Fun
Smith Mountain Lake 2018

DESIGN

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Sort It Out! | Designing an Efficient Laundry System

No matter where you live, laundry seems to pile up quickly. But at the lake, without a well-designed laundry system, it can become an untamed beast. Friends, family and visitors ...
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Enjoy the View | Window & Door Options Offer New Outlooks

Windows and doors are vital to any home, but at the lake, the views can be showstopping. We all want to capture the best view possible. This means keeping our ...
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IMPROVE


GARDEN

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The Front View | How to Boost Curb Appeal at the Lake

With most of our time at Smith Mountain Lake spent on or around the water, focus on the front entrance of our homes tends to get lost. It’s no wonder: ...
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Non-Stop Blooms | Stage a Flowering Performance for Three Seasons

Some things in life are just too good to come to an end. We get so excited to see those beautiful blooms arrive in spring, as tulips and daffodils add ...
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LIVE

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Pretty Pitchers | Serving Up Cocktails for a Crowd

Summertime entertaining calls for copious cool cocktails and other refreshing drinks. But as hostess, you don’t always want to be on-call to mix and serve. Instead, whip up large batches ...
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Perfect Pasta | For Your Lake Crowd

With another summer season at the lake on the horizon, the calendar fills with plans for gathering family and friends. Lake entertaining can be easy, even with a dock full ...
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