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Today’s home builders are intentional about incorporating energy efficiency and green materials into the building of their home. Sustainable materials are healthier for the environment in their making, upkeep and disposal. Energy efficient resources and appliances are also key to saving money ove...
10/31/2012
Some towns have pumpkin festivals, some have apple festivals and others like to center their fall community extravaganza on Halloween, hay, gourds or harvest time crafts. At Smith Mountain Lake, the big fall festival is all about the chili. This year, Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta will be host to o...
10/26/2012
One of the perks of property ownership at Smith Mountain Lake is the opportunity to personalize everything. From the type of lake view to the landscaping to the home style, most land at SML is left up to the owner’s creativity and desires. A recent article in local Laker Weekly newspaper highligh...
10/17/2012
Smith Mountain Lake is beautiful year-round, but it is particularly striking in autumn. The rustic browns, yellows and reds of this time of year reflect on the water, surrounding viewers with breathtaking natural beauty. Local television network WDBJ7 recently highlighted Smith Mountain Lake as o...
10/12/2012
Today marks the first day of one of Smith Mountain Lake’s most popular annual events. The SML Charity Home Tour gives people an opportunity to tour eight lakefront homes that vary in location, design, style and lake perspectives. The home tour also raises money for local charities such as the Bed...
10/05/2012
We are so excited that fall has come again to Smith Mountain Lake. Our skies are brilliantly blue, the water is gentle and the surrounding mountains are on the verge of gorgeous color. Lakers have a plethora of opportunities to enjoy this season, including several major annual events like the Ant...
09/11/2012
Most students of Smith Mountain Lake returned to the classroom last Monday or within the past few days. As they enter into a new year of education, there are many areas and topics relevant to Smith Mountain Lake we would love to help you learn more about. The best way to begin a learning tour of ...
09/04/2012
One of the most important decisions one will ever make in life is where to retire. Choosing a retirement location effects  both the retiree and other family members. Location plays a large part in quality of life, financial security and quality and frequency of family visits. Forbes.com contains ...
08/30/2012
School buses, football schedules and crisper temperatures are making a reappearance at Smith Mountain Lake. It’s nearly fall, one of the most anticipated seasons for many here who appreciate its colorful Appalachian beauty. Soon, SML will host several of its most popular annual events - the antiq...
08/21/2012
It’s been another wonderful Smith Mountain Lake summer. We hope you have been able to enjoy the endless water recreation, local amusement hot spots, tasty eateries and especially time well spent with friends and family. As summer vacation wraps up, don’t forget to snag a few Smith Mountain Lake s...
08/07/2012
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