Our Private Paradise Retreat

Overview

Our home is literally built into the top of the mountain. The downstairs is 3/4 under ground with a walkout to a private covered patio for alfresco dining.

Come get cozy by your warm wood fireplace! The master suite boasts a large natural rock wood burning fireplace ready for those cold winter nights with it own private lounge area,, as well as a massive private sun deck that looks over the vast forest. The master also is equipped with a flat screen TV and elliptical/bike in the master closet for indoor workouts, and a private mini-fridge (adults only).

Our home is very private and serene, yet close to many popular area attractions. Only a 10 minute drive to SOUTH Smith Mountain Lake/Dam boat launch (Penhook Marina). Explore the 12 acres with the existing trails, stream, fruit trees, and wildlife. The house is a spacious 6 bedroom 3 bathroom private home. Enjoy a living room upstairs, and downstairs, both with satellite TV, and Blue Ray/DVD players. Newer home (built in 2005) with all modern amenities and décor. The house sleeps 8-12 comfortably including 3 Queen Pillow top mattresses, 2 full beds, and twin bunk beds), Our family loves our lake close, yet private paradise to explore and relax. In the playroom there is a full bed, as well as a WII for family games, DVD's.

There are plenty of books, board games, and nature to keep all the family busy, or spend quality time together.

Handicapped Access
The house is accessible for those that require a wheelchair (only the bottom floor is wheelchair accessible which includes the kitchen, three bedrooms a living room, and large handicap accessible bathroom). There is a carport area along the left side of the house for easy access to the home.

Our house is in walking distance to Pigg River access, where you can catch small mouth bass, crappie and rock bass. Only 14 miles to Hargrave Military Academy. Just 5 Miles from where "The Moonshiners" show is filmed, in the heart of beautiful Moonshiner country rural Pittsylvania County.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN ALSO BOOK Our Private Wooded Cabin along with this listing for large groups if both homes are available, both homes together would accommodate up to 17 comfortably.

Sleeping configuration

Private Master Suite with walk-in closet, Rock Wood Burning Fireplace, and Private sitting area
1 queen bed
Green Room
1 double bed
Bunk Room
1 bunk bed
Blue Room
1 queen bed
Beige Room
1 queen bed
Spacious room off Downstairs Living Room
Game Room
1 sofa bed
Queen Sofa Bed

Amenities

Washing Machine
Heating
Air Conditioning
Fireplace
Full Kitchen
Hot Tub
Wifi
Cable TV
Security Cameras
Smoke Detector

Reviews (38)

Excellent based on 38 Reviews

Activities

Mountain biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
Fishing
Walking

Suitability

Pets allowed
Yes, with Pet fee per pet
Child friendly
Children's books and toys
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
Parking Included
Plenty of parking in front of house.
Wheelchair Accessible
Bottom floor accessible with a wheelchair, will need help getting over threshold.

Location & Views

Mountainfront
Garden
Mountain
Woods

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

About us

I am retired Navy, and my husband is a retired Police Officer. We live in Chesapeake, VA and own home in Chatham, VA. and Avon, NC. We love each of unique home for different reasons, and enjoy sharing all of the homes with others.

Policies

Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Check Out: 10AM
No parties or events
Pets allowed
Yes, with Pet fee per pet
No smoking

Minimum age limit for renters: 21

House Rules

Guest manual
We allow for furry friends, but only with a $75 pet fee, and proof of flea/tick free note from vet or pic of prescription.

1. Check out is promptly at 11:00 AM so that we can clean and prepare for the next guest to arrive, If you would like to check out late, there will be a $25.00 charge, and you would need prior approval to check out late.

2. Please strip all used beds (DO NOT REMOVE mattress pads, comforters and pillows from beds) . Put all of the used/dirty linen in front of the washer. If there is anything that is extremely wet, including towels, and or linens, please hang securely outside so that the items don't get mildewed or ruined.

4. YOU MUST clean out the fridge and remove all items that you have brought. You are welcome to leave none perishable items if you like for future guests in the pantry or the cabinet to the right of the stove.

5. ALL TRASH MUST be disposed of at the county provide trash sites. Home trash disposal is not available in our area. There are several county trash disposal sites close to the house. We use the PURE gas station on Gretna Road, but there are several.

6. ALL DISHES MUST BE WASHED and the dishwasher must be filled, and run prior to checkout, the caretaker will put them away when she cleans the house. Also, if you use other appliances, like the George Forman Grill, Crock Pot or like items, please clean them, don't leave them dirty, that's just gross!

7. Please start a large load of towels and wash clothes for the cleaning crew. This will help in expediting the cleaning process, as towels do take a very long time to dry usually.

8. Clean up after yourself. The cleaning crew is there to clean all hard surfaces , sanitize, and prepare the house for incoming guests. The cleaning crew should not have to clean after guests. If you make it dirty, clean it, if you break replace it or pay for it (also let us know so we can order it), if you use, put it back where you found it.

We ask that you are gentle with our home, it furnishings, and surroundings.
We will ask for funds if extra cleaning is needed (due to not taking care of our home, and picking up after yourselves), breaking or taking any of our property, and ruining any of our property., including, but not limited to lamps, blinds, furniture, appliances, bedding, floors, towels, equipment, and accessories.

If there is excessive trash, bottles, dishes left dirty in the sink, furniture and furnishing moved or scattered or repositioned (someone has to move them all back where they belong, and wash the dishes), dirt, grime, animal waste, cigarette butts, and any other negligent acts that cause the caretaker to take more than the 2-3 hours of cleaning time normally allotted.
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Payment Policy

Dates will not be secured until payment is made, there are absolutely no exceptions.

Refundable Damage Deposit

Within 10 working days.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations can be canceled with a 100% refund until 30 days prior to your stay. If cancelation is less than 30 days, there is no refund, but we will try to work with our guests to reschedule. If there is an area emergency that is officially documented, we will also try to reschedule, and refund when possible.
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