Smith Mountain Lake

Virginia

560Listings
$5K-$7.8M
$226.8MTotal Value
Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia

The Smith Mountain Lake real estate market is the largest marketplace for lake property in Virginia.

Typically there are over one thousand land lots and homes for sale on Smith Mountain Lake.

Smith Mountain Lake homes for sale can range anywhere from $68,000 to $11 million, creating a total market value of almost $463 million.

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  • 500Mi. of Shoreline
  • 55Avg. Depth
  • 250Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    Mountains
  • Dam Name
    Smith Mountain Dam
  • Year Built
    1963
  • Managed By Appalachian Power
  • Water Drops
    1 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    20,600
  • Public Boat Ramps
    8
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    May
Campgrounds
(540) 420-7625
5625 Smith Mountain Rd
Penhook, VA 24137
37 Plantation Dr
Penhook, -1 24137
(540) 297-6066
1235 Rd 888
Huddleston, VA 24104
  • Counties: Bedford County, Franklin County, Pittsylvania County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour, "Nite at the Races"
  • Sailing clubs (Yes)
  • Interesting facts: The lake has been featured in multiple movies
  • Known for: Largest lake contained in Virginia
Hospitals
(540) 483-5277
150 Floyd Ave
Rocky Mt, VA 24151
Airports
Piedmont Triad International Airport
1000 Ted Johnson Pkwy, Greensboro, NC 27409
85 miles away
Roanoke-Blackburg Regional Airport
5202 Aviation Dr NW, Roanoke, VA 24012
40 miles away
About Smith Mountain Lake
Spanning Three Counties

Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake is nestled in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, not far from Roanoke.

This lake is under 45 miles from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport and under 25 miles from the Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Residents can shop at nearby Bridgewater Plaza or the Westlake Towne Center. For local dining options, check out The Blackwater Cafe or popular seafood restaurant Drifter’s.

On and Around the Water

This 20,800-acre reservoir is the second-largest freshwater lake in the state. Smith Mountain Lake offers beautiful, clear water that is perfect for swimming and watersports. Great mountain views and sandy beaches make this lake the place to be!

Smith Mountain Lake is one of Virginia’s premier fisheries. The lake has numerous boat ramps and marinas and has gained national attention for its striped bass fishery. Common fish that can be found here are large and smallmouth bass, striped bass, white and channel catfish, bluegill, and redear sunfish.

Smith Mountain Lake State Park has a 500-foot long sandy beach, a designated swimming area, a dive platform, a concession stand, a visitors' center, picnic areas, well-equipped cabins, primitive campsites, and miles of hiking trails.

Visit Roanoke

Roanoke is full of many local attractions to keep everyone in your family entertained, from museums to sports to shopping and dining.

To see beautiful nature scenes, be sure to drive a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Spanning 469 miles, this scenic drive winds along the Blue Ridge Mountains and is a must-see.

For those looking to explore a museum, the city has plenty! Popular ones include The Taubman Museum of Art, the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, the Science Museum of Western Virginia, and the Virginia Museum of Transportation.

With vibrant nightlife options, Roanoke is a great spot for a night out! Live music, delicious restaurants, popular breweries, lowkey wineries, and more await visitors.

A Premier Paradise

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Smith Mountain Lake is an excellent choice.