Residential building has been one of the hallmarks of its progress and that means there are countless communities and neighborhoods to buy a home in. But if you’re searching for a home to love at Smith Mountain Lake, the number of developments can become overwhelming.
We understand, and we are here to help. Here are a few of the most common types of communities around the lake and what they offer that may or may not fit your family best.
You don’t have to be crazy about being on the water to get the most out of living at the lake. Smith Mountain Lake off-water neighborhoods offer a typical residential setting close to the lake, but without properties that are right on the water. An lake-access neighborhood is great for homeowners who want a Smith Mountain Lake community that isn’t preoccupied with shoreline management, dock and boat maintenance or water frontage costs. You’re still living at Smith Mountain Lake, with easy access to the water, but none of the responsibilities involved.
Two of the lake’s most popular Smith Mountain Lake developments are Mariners Landing and Bernard’s Landing. Both are designed like a resort, combining vacation homes and permanent residences. They feature gorgeous lake views and lake access, with the bonus of vacation-style amenities like pools, tennis courts, children’s recreation areas, bars, beach areas and fine dining facilities. If you want to feel like you’re always on vacation, you’ll be right at home at a Smith Mountain Lake community like these.
Waterfront Country Club Communities
Country club communities at Smith Mountain Lake offer golf community luxury and society that immediately make you feel at home. With 18-hole championship golf courses, country club amenities, fine dining, pools and recreation facilities, you’ll make friends easily and never run out of ways to pass the time. If privacy, friendship, golf and sophistication are what you’re after, a country club community is your best bet.
Cottage Home Developments
Cottage home communities at Smith Mountain Lake like The Boardwalk make it easy for second home buyers, older residents and young families to live at the lake without spending a fortune. These modestly designed homes come in a range of sizes and styles and are built at some of the most convenient locations at Smith Mountain Lake. If you want to live in a Smith Mountain Lake community that is simplistic, affordable and convenient, we recommend a cottage home development.
Of course, each Smith Mountain Lake community is distinctive and deserves consideration. Talk to Deb Beran to learn more about the area and what neighborhoods could be your perfect match.