Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate

Things to do
and places to visit at Smith Mountain Lake

Imagine gazing across the vast stillness of a mountain lake at sunset. Crickets chirp, night birds sing, and an evening breeze blows cool, carrying away the heat of the day. Imagine being surrounded by thousands of acres of national forest; living at once in harmony with nature without sacrificing the trappings of modern life. Smith Mountain Lake has all of this to offer, and so much more. There is something for everyone here. From fine dining, boutique shopping, and museums in nearby Roanoke; to historic sites and hiking in Franklin, Bedford, and Pittsylvania counties, Smith Mountain Lake truly has it all.

Considering calling Smith Mountain Lake home? Whether you are seeking a waterfront home or land in the county, Let our experienced agents show you all that Smith Mountain Lake has to offer. With a variety of real estate opportunities and homes for sale, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate will find the perfect property to meet your family’s needs.


Surrounding Area Information


Franklin County
Population 56,159
Tax rate $.48/100
Rocky Mount 16 miles
Dinner theater at Ferrum College, Booker T. Washington National Monument, hospital, shopping and restaurants


Bedford County
Population 68,676
Tax rate $.50/100
Bedford City 16 miles
Hospitals, shopping, convenience stores and restaurants, Peaks of Otter, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, National D-Day Memorial


Roanoke Metropolitan Area
Population 250,000
25 – 45 minutes from the Lake
Colleges; major shopping centers; airport; restaurants; major hospitals, Carilion Health System, medical Center of Southwestern Virginia; Cultural Center: Center In The Square, Theater, Symphony, Arts and Museums


Lynchburg Metropolitan Area
Population 100,000
Fifty minutes from the Smith Mountai Lake Lake
Major shopping center, hospitals, airport


Pittsylvania County
Population 57,800
Chatham 20 miles
Tax rate $.48/100

Annual Area Climate
Four Distinct Seasons
Summer Average 74° F
Water Temp. Avg. 70° F (from May-Oct.)

Surrounding Area Points of Interest:

Fishing Guides
Campers Paradise, 540-297-6109
Virginia Outdoorsman, 540-721-4867


AEP Visitor’s Center at the Dam
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