Sweet By and By
This two-bedroom, two-bath cottage offers the ambiance of gentler times with all the comfort and luxury of the present! Sweet By and By is a quaint and peaceful home located on a very quiet street directly across from the entrance to the State Park. The setting is beautiful in the spring and summer, and even lovelier in the long, warm Virginia fall. Yet, the wooded lot, fireplace, and hot tub make Sweet By n' By very private and cozy, and also the perfect place for a long winter weekend getaway. This home is truly wonderful during anytime of the year and the ideal place for one or two couples, or a small family.
The one-level cottage style home is located on the Craddock Creek channel of beautiful Smith Mountain Lake. The cove offers deep, wide water that is great for swimming, boating, or cruising around in its five-person paddle boat or canoe. The home has central air, a laundry room, and a kitchen that is fully equipped for all of your cooking needs. Appliances include a full-size refrigerator, range, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven and blender. The kitchen is also stocked with dishes, glasses, flatware, pots, pans, and cooking utensils. The hot tub and gas grill are located under the carport, so they remain functional even in the event of inclement weather.
In the living area, a 42" HDTV is connected to satellite TV with an expansive HD programming package, a DVD player, as well as a Netflix subscription. WIFI and a wireless Printer/Scanner/Copier office machine afford the opportunity to extend a weekend stay and work remotely if needed. A gas fireplace is available (except during the summer) to take the chill out of the morning air and provide a cozy, romantic setting in the evenings. Additional 24" HDTVs, TV service, and DVD players are available in the bedrooms. Netflix is also available on the master bedroom TV.
Looking out to the lake is a sunroom furnished with a rocking chair and lounge chairs, which are ideal for enjoying morning coffee or quiet evenings. It is a perfect way to appreciate those great lake views or to relax with a good book. The room opens to a lighted walkway. Off the top of the walkway is a fire pit equipped with a cooking grate and tools to enjoy campfire cooking. The walkway leads to a porch swing situated on a landing by the lake. The landing area can be warmed by a second fire pit. At the end of the walkway is a large dock with a sun deck. The dock's amenities include: electrical outlets, lighting, a covered boat slip, a hoist that is designed to accommodate either one V-hull boat or up to two jet skis, and a floating dock that is outfitted for mooring boats. It is a great spot for swimming, fishing, waterskiing or just kicking back and enjoying the sun! After enjoying a day on water, spend a leisurely evening around the warmth of the fire pit or pitching horseshoes, if you are looking for some friendly competition.
An RV port (w/ water and electric) is available near the entrance of the property. The property is also conveniently located near Mariners Landing Golf Course and would be ideal for a foursome interested in a golf weekend. The 5th hole at Mariners Landing, a par 3 over water, can be seen directly across the cove from the property.
Private Wooded Lakeside Site, Near Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Central Air Conditioning and Heating
1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Full Sofa Beds
2 Full Bathrooms
4 Person Hot Tub
Wireless High Speed Internet
Wireless Printer/Scanner/Copier Office Machine
2 Fire Pits, 1 with a Cooking Grate
Deep Water Dock with Sun Deck and Boat Lift
5 Person Paddle Boat
2 Person Canoe, with Oars
Personal Flotation Devices: 2 Adult, 1 Child and 1 Infant
Large Air Conditioned Lakeside Sunroom
Fully Equipped Kitchen with Ice Maker and Dishwasher
Custom Cabinetry Throughout
3 HDTVs, 3 DVD Players (1 Blu-ray capable), and Netflix
Fully Equipped Laundry
3 Person Swing at Lakeside Landing
Separate 30'x18' RV Shelter with Water and Electric Connections
Local and Long Distance Phone Service
**RENTALS ARE WEEKLY (SATURDAY TO SATURDAY) 06/09/18 TIL 08/18/2018. TWO NIGHT MINIMUM ALL OTHER TIMES, EXCEPT 3 NIGHT MINIMUM ON HOLIDAYS.
$80.00 CLEANING FEE, $70.00 PET FEE, $50.00 RESERVATION FEE, 12.3% TAX ON RENT
Items to bring: LINENS (towels, wash cloths, sheets, pillow cases) trash bags, paper goods (toilet tissue, paper towels), detergent (dish & laundry), flashlight.
Items NOT to bring: Worries & stress.
Items you’ll WISH you had brought: camera, DVDs, water toys, sun block, fishing gear, cooler, lawn chairs.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If a reservation is cancelled with at least 90 days prior notice, 1/2 of the pre-paid rental payment will be refundable. If a reservation is cancelled within 90 days of your arrival date, no refunds will be issued. Notice of cancellation must be in writing, email is acceptable. Be sure to reference the rented property name and dates you had intended to visit.
MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT: No one under the age of 25 may make a reservation. There must be one adult at least 25 years of age occupying the property. That qualifying person must provide payment via credit card for the rental deposit and is responsible for the leased property.
---Rent Smith Mountain Lake---
404 Hilltop Lane
Huddleston, VA 24104
= Already Reserved
|Pets Allowed||Dogs Allowed||Central A/C||Yes|
|Internet Access||Yes||Grill Type||Gas|
|Hot Tub||Yes||Fireplace, Wood/Gas||Yes, Gas|
|Firepit||Yes, 2||Water Depth||24' At Full Pond|
|Covered Boat Slip||Yes||Hoist||Yes|
|Floater||Yes||Electric at Dock||Yes|
|Lights at Dock||Yes||Canoe||Yes|
|Closest Boat Ramp||Lake Haven Marina||Channel Marker||C-8|
|Pets Allowed||Dogs Allowed|
|Fireplace, Wood/Gas||Yes, Gas|
|Water Depth||24' At Full Pond|
|Covered Boat Slip||Yes|
|Electric at Dock||Yes|
|Lights at Dock||Yes|
|Closest Boat Ramp||Lake Haven Marina|
|Start Date||End Date||Nightly Rate||Weekly Rate||Min Stay|
August 2018 -Perfect way to wrap up summer Another wonderful stay at Sweet By and By. It never disappoints. It was a perfect way to wrap up summer and recharge after a busy season. As I indicated in a past review, the house and location has so much to offer. It truly is a great getaway any time of the year. July 2018 -Very nice place. The house was well stocked with all the essentials. The RV parking area came in very handy for parking our utility trailer that we hauled our kayaks on. -House was lovely as usual. This is our third year in a row coming to sweet by and by. -Great house, location and equipment. We loved the hot tub. Amazing. ~August 2018 Really great !!!! Excellent location, well equipped, wonderful views from everywhere, amazing hot tub and perfect place to swim in the lake. We had a wonderful stay and planning to repeat the experience. ~August 2017 Very nice with it's great view and amenities! Was very pleased. Place was neat and clean. Hot tub to enjoy after a day on the water. Boys were happy with the paddleboat and canoe on site for them to use. Mother enjoyed the screened in porch. She sat and read while enjoying the water view. Wi-Fi was a bonus. We all had our tablets, cell phones and lap tops. Close to mini golf and places to eat. Will be renting again. -August 2017 "Wonderful home! We really enjoyed our stay." "Quaint little piece of heaven on the lake. Loved our stay.Lake was quiet at night. Kayaked everyday!" -June 2017 "Wonderful and cozy place. Clean and great atmosphere." "Lovely ,inviting cabin!" "Thank you for once again making us feel right at home. We are so glad we returned to Sweet By and By after being away for 2 years. We look forward to returning in 2018." ~February 2017: Hoping for snow we looked to take a mid-winter get-away. We ended up finding Marc's nice lake front home and 70 degree weather. It couldn’t have been better. Both Marc and the rental team were in touch making the rental process a positive and easy experience. We found the home clean and well-maintained. Everything needed was provided. Plenty of space especially for a two bedroom house. If you are looking for a mode ~September 2015: We have been to many rentals. This was very clean & well stocked. ~June 2015: House has been great. Everything was as expected if not better. The weather could have been better. However the house was cozy enough for some relaxation. The hot tub was also a added bonus as to our busy work life it was nice to relax away from home. Or after the day out on the lake. The boat dock worked great for our boat. Everything was very nice maintained and decorated. Will will most certainly be back . ~June 2015: We stayed here May 28 2015, we were all pleasantly surprised at how nice the home was and the lake. We had beautiful weather, rented a speed boat for the day and doubled our fun. I would definitely consider rebooking. ~June 2015: House has been great. Everything was as expected if not better. The weather could have been better. However the house was cozy enough for some relaxation. The hot tub was also a added bonus as to our busy work life it was nice to relax away from home. Or after the day out on the lake. The boat dock worked great for our boat. Everything was very nice maintained and decorated. Will will most certainly be back . ~May 2015: We stayed here May 28 2015, we were all pleasantly surprised at how nice the home was and the lake. We had beautiful weather, rented a speed boat for the day and doubled our fun. I would definitely consider rebooking. ~May 2015: This cabin has everything you need. The hot tub is amazing. The view is to die for. There are lots of steps to get to the dock but, if you don't have trouble with steps, the trip is well worth it. Perfect cabin for two couples to get-away for a relaxing vacation. ~April 2015: "Sweet By and By Getaway" The cabin is absolutely beautiful! My husband and I have stayed here twice now and each time we were not disappointed. The cabin has all the amenities you could ever want and the scenery is breathtaking! We always stay in the spring time because that is best for our family, be we would love to stay during the summer and make good use of the paddle boat, canoe and lake in general. During our spring visits we love to use the hot tub, outdoor grill and fire pit. The indoor sun room is our favorite morning spot - watching the sun rise over the lake is a magical sight. During the evenings when we are not enjoying the outdoor fire pit, we love to sit by the gas fireplace inside. I would highly recommend this cabin to anyone! Our trips to SML continue to be some of the most relaxing vacations we have ever had. ~Jan 2015: Lovely lake front home with a gorgeous view!! Great watching the sun rise in the morning from the sunroom. Great owners that will accommodate all your requests and needs. Well supplied and can see coming back for a summer or fall vacation. Thanks again for a time to unwind!