As Smith Mountain Lake continues to become Virginia’s best kept secret discovered by the luckiest of home buyers and home builders, new residents find they have a lot in common. Many are from across or out of state, often the east coast. A lot are looking for less traffic, noise and people. Most dreamed of the kind of amazing mountain and lake countryside SML offers. For most, a visit here was the catalyst for making it home.
New residents frequently say they stumbled upon Smith Mountain Lake by wedding or event invitation, by mention of an acquaintance or by traveling through the area and finding it en route as a perfect overnight stop. But the visits don’t end there. A one time stay usually turns in to more, and for many becomes the place their second home or retirement home is built or found.
There is no better way to find the location of your dreams than to visit places. Come see Smith Mountain Lake, you may become part of the growing group that decides to stay forever.