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An Upscale Downsize | Penthouse Condo Makes a Perfect Home for Moneta Resident

Photography by Michael Patch Smith Mountain Lake resident Peggy Balla and interior designer Robin Titus began their journey together around 2005 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Peggy and her late ...
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A Tale of Two Townhomes | Friends’ Waterfront Renovations Take on Different Aesthetics

Photography by Michael Patch THE KREGER AND NICHOLS TOWNHOMES WERE BUILT TO BE IDENTICAL BACK IN 1995. THEY STILL APPEAR IDENTICAL FROM THE OUTSIDE, AND THEY HAVE THE SAME FLOOR ...
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From the Ground Up | How One Couple Created the Custom Home of their Dreams

Photography by Michael Patch When Jenua and Marty Nester set out to build their dream home at Smith Mountain Lake, uniqueness was their guiding principle, manifesting in a place where ...
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Cool Containers |Gardening in Pots of All Sizes for Flowers and More

Colorful blooms greet people on your front step. Elaborate arrangements of succulents decorate either end of your sunny deck. Tomatoes, peppers and cilantro entice you to make homemade salsa. And ...
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Ready to Rent? | Things to Know About Offering Your Home as a Rental Property

Home is where the heart is, yes, but now more than at any point in the past 50 years, property owners are also sharing their digs as long-term renters, while ...
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Ultimate Outdoor Spaces | Enhance Your Exteriors with Beautiful, Functional Elements

Photography by Craig Shaffer The Smith Mountain Lake region offers not only the natural beauty and recreational opportunities of the lake, but also stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains ...
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Water, Water Everywhere | The Allure of Lakeside Swimming Pools

Life at the lake means year-round water views and the perennial attractions of boating, fishing, swimming and other water sports. Why then, you’d be forgiven for asking, would people living ...
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Ready for Guests | Ensuring a Memorable Visit

IT’S A FACT OF LIFE THAT AT THE LAKE, YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE COMPANY. Ensuring that your home is comfortable and stocked for guests is the mark of a savvy ...
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