Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect place for an affordable and convenient vacation, particularly for anyone living on the east coast. The charms that draw residents to its shorelines are the same reasons tourists come here in droves in spring, summer and fall, and occasionally winter. Our guests find that a week or weekend of sunshine, swimming, boating, water sports and checking out the variety of local restaurants and attractions here is just as fulfilling – and easier on the budget – than an expensive beach or overseas trip. One of the most popular ways to book a temporary stay at Smith Mountain Lake is by renting a house or cottage for a week or weekend.
As a recent forbes.com article points out, the rise in space sharing can mean having a home or second home at Smith Mountain Lake is an even smarter investment than ever before. Online sites like airbnb.com and bnbfinder.com are making it easy for homeowners to turn a profit simply by sharing their space. Homeowners with a place in someone else’s idyllic destination can list a room, apartment or the entire home on one of these sites or similar sites for nightly rental, turning a profit and providing affordable options for travelers.
Smith Mountain Lake home owners can turn their property into instant return on investment by utilizing space sharing sites. It’s just one more way Smith Mountain Lake is an excellent real estate investment.