The Addition of Something Great

It’s no surprise that the white carpet in Floyd Merryman’s Smith Mountain Lake home was the first thing the dog owner replaced when he bought the property. “We closed on ...
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Sold on the View

Meg Head has a little advice for house hunters at Smith Mountain Lake: Don’t rule out a property just because the online listing lacks “wow factor.” Meg and her husband, ...
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Seamless Transition | Accomodating Ample Water Views & Frequent Guests is what this SML Home Renovation was all About

When Carol Noesner wakes up in the morning, the first thing she sees is water. It’s perfection—the beauty of Smith Mountain Lake pouring through the bedroom windows. That view, created ...
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The Delight is in the Details

Around the turn of the decade, David Tyrrell called up custom homebuilder Zach Baldridge with a question that was anything but simple: “Want to have some fun for the next ...
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Say “I do” at Home | Tips for Throwing a Fabulous SML At-Home wedding

When you’re a bride or groom with a personal connection to Smith Mountain Lake and access to a gorgeous waterfront home, why look elsewhere for the perfect place to say, ...
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Home, Sweet SML Home

It’s no secret Smith Mountain Lake is a vacationer’s paradise. Visitors flock here to enjoy the scenic mountain views, sparkling water and abundance of recreational opportunities. Many likely spend at ...
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Let’s Step Outside | Outdoor Kitchens Expand Possibilities for Multi-season Enjoyment

MANY A HAPPY MEMORY HAS BEEN MADE AROUND AN OUTDOOR MEAL. Dear old Dad stationed at his Weber grill, flipping steaks and burgers while friends and family lounge in lawn ...
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Firepits: A Hot Trend At SML

Imagine a crisp, cool evening spent gathered around a roaring fire. Kids giggle as they toast marshmallows to construct the perfect s’mores. Grownups sit back, unwind and swap stories. With ...
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