Lodging Recommendations

When visiting the area, I recommend renting a condo, a home, or staying in a local B&B as opposed to staying in one of the local hotels. The properties below are either owned and rented by one of our clients or is otherwise known to be a superior place to stay. Front Door and David & Beth Simon do not own or manage any rental properties.

Condo & B&B Options

Mariner’s Landing

A golf and lake community with gorgeous views of Smith Mountain and lots of amenities to enjoy including golf, tennis, pools, restaurants and more. Studio, 1,2, and 3 bedroom condominiums are available.

Bernard’s Landing

Located in the heart of it all, offering condominium and townhouse rentals of all sizes with beautiful views and wonderful amenities including pools, tennis and pickle ball. 

Bedford Landings B&B

This beautiful timber framed B&B is located at the SML airport and just steps from a marina. Luxurious lodging in one of 4 themed rooms with private baths. Includes a  hot gourmet breakfast. 

Specific properties that we Recommend

Striper’s Landing One BR Condo

For small groups this 1 BR condo offers beautiful views of SML and breath taking sunsets overlooking Smith Mountain Lake from the spacious private balcony with grill. Community boat ramp, pool and tennis.

Be Our Guest

4 BRs & up to 8 occupants, this beautiful & well maintained lakefront home is located in The Waterfront in Franklin County, which is convenient to shopping and restaurants. Easy access to the water with no steps. 

Surfer’s Delight

This stylish 4 BR, 3 full bath waterfront home is located near Mitchell’s Marina on deep clean water. The property has a private dock with available lift and firepit. 100 feet from the home to the lake.    

SML Cabin Retreat

This lake retreat is located just 1.5 mi, from SML State Park on Craddock Creek. It’s nestled in a quiet cove that’s perfect for swimming, fishing, and all watersports. Very gentle slope and a private beach.

Fun Spot 2

Incredibly equipped home with  lake and mountain views, dock with lots of room to sit in the shade or sun,  and large patio with outdoor kitchen, fireplace, and 7 person hot tub. Suitable for larger parties. Sleeps 14. 

Fun Spot 3

Suitable for multiple families with 6 BRs and 7.5 BAs, 1000 sq ft deck, screened porch, 2 large patios, oversized multi-slip dock, bar and game area. Wide water and mountain views. Sleeps 16.