Water, Water Everywhere | The Allure of Lakeside Swimming Pools

Life at the lake means year-round water views and the perennial attractions of boating, fishing, swimming and other water sports. Why then, you’d be forgiven for asking, would people living ...
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Ready for Guests | Ensuring a Memorable Visit

IT’S A FACT OF LIFE THAT AT THE LAKE, YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE COMPANY. Ensuring that your home is comfortable and stocked for guests is the mark of a savvy ...
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Light the Way | Standout Lighting for Your Home

Lighting is an important aspect of design in any room. While it serves the basic function of allowing us to see better indoors, it also provides a chance to express ...
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A Happy Place | Weekend Getaway Offers Peace and Pleasure

Photography by Craig Shaffer Down a shaded lane, away from the lively festivities of Smith Mountain Lake State Park and the Kings Point Pub, a sprawling ranch with gray shingles ...
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Lakeside Luxury | French Country Family Retreat

Photography by Michael Patch Tim and Jeri Lassiter have a property in Florida, but to recharge, they come to Smith Mountain Lake. The house they’ve built here, with painstaking attention ...
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Restorative Beauty | Open Floor Plan Optimizes Views and Vacation Fun

Photography by Jared Hall The Fungarolis’ Smith Mountain Lake home looks nothing like it did in 2002 when the family from Raleigh, North Carolina, first purchased it. What was once ...
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Fun, Food, Friends and Family | Lakeside Living at the Ultimate Getaway

For Steve and Donna Cooper, spending summers and weekends at Smith Mountain Lake means not only days spent relaxing, but also quality time with family and friends. To that end, ...
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The Well-stocked Dock

There are few things more relaxing than sitting on the dock, listening to the gently lapping water, breathing in the vistas, and dipping your toes in the water. Indeed, the ...
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