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Waterfront Writer's Cottage (One Entire Floor)

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Virginia

Waterfront Writer's Cottage (One Entire Floor)

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Virginia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

WELCOME to The Writer's Cottage on the waterfront. Guests will have the entire, spacious lower level of the cottage to themselves. (One booking at a time.) It has two private entrances that open onto lawns, a quiet cove, and private dock with complimentary kayaks for guests. A private road adds to the tranquility and peaceful atmosphere you'll love! A private veranda, & private parking beside the unit complete your relaxing stay.
Guests are welcome to walk around the grounds anytime they wish.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Cable TV
TV
Iron
Heating
Dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 double bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

168 Reviews

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Amy User Profile
Amy
May 2016
Virginia has a lovely place on the water, very peaceful and scenic. She welcomed us personally and showed us around the expansive apartment which was well equipped. We kayaked on the lake, hiked nearby and ate locally. We really enjoyed relaxing for the short time we were there a…
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Response from Virginia:
Thank you Amy, I enjoyed your visit!
May 2016
Natalie User Profile
Natalie
December 2015
So much more than I expected! LOTS of space/beds for our family of four, and the master bedroom with ensuite was beautiful. And perfect for my two boys as one of the rooms was definitely a "kids" room. The view is gorgeous, and this is definitely a place that you want to spend mo…
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Response from Virginia:
Thank you Natalie, for your very gracious review. It was a pleasure having you.
December 2015
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Becky
September 2018
Virginia was so friendly, gracious, hospitable and accommodating. It was a pretty and quiet setting. Virginia was very quick to respond and pleasant to work with.
Amy User Profile
Amy
September 2018
Great place to stay, right on the lake. Nice views of the lake and local wildlife, we saw quite a few great blue herons and hawks/falcons catching fish out of the river. Had a great afternoon kayaking out on the lake (kayaks available on site from the hostess). Beds are very co…
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Response from Virginia:
Thank you Amy. Great review. Come back soon.
September 2018
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Sharon
September 2018
Virginia, Thank you so much for making my daughter's birthday celebration extra special. All the little things you do for your guests did not go unnoticed. There wasn't anything we needed that you didn't provide. We loved the peaceful time spent on your dock and kayaking aroun…
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Response from Virginia:
Thank you Sharon. I appreciate your very nice review.
September 2018
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Nat
September 2018
Virginia was an outstanding, welcoming hostess. We thought the cottage would be perfect, but it exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed the Virginia's company and the comfortable accommodations as well as the time we spent exploring the lake using the kayaks provided with the stay…
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Response from Virginia:
Thank you Nat and Teresa. Great review!
September 2018
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Candice
August 2018
Virginia’s place was everything we were looking for! So quiet and peaceful, perfect for a getaway in nature and some much needed R&R. She had breakfast and some homemade cake in the fridge for us which was so thoughtful, and we loved having our coffee and wine out on the dock!! T…
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Response from Virginia:
Thank you Candice, for your great response. Greatly appreciated.
August 2018

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Virginia, United StatesJoined in July 2015
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Virginia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm an internationally published author, have travelled extensively during my lifetime and lived in many parts of the world. I now make Smith Mountain Lake my home, and enjoy sharing it with others. Situated on a quiet cove, it exudes tranquility, relaxation, bird watching and sp…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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