The Sanctuary at Smith Mountain Lake is a collection of unique lake-front communities with direct access to the beautiful waters of Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia. The Sanctuary features over 135 acres of pristine properties boasting over 4 miles of shoreline. Located adjacent to beautiful Smith Mountain, homesites within The Sanctuary feature spectacular views, with many homesites featuring direct views of Smith Mountain and Peaks of Otter, unmatched lake water quality (No Muddy Waters in this section of the lake), and gentle topography, with most of the homesites Featuring Flat to very Moderate Sloping Terrain.
The Sanctuary also offers, pre-approved building sites, pre-approved septic systems, pre-installed community water system, and street lights. The Sanctuary is conveniently located 1.5 hours north of Raleigh/Durham, NC, and 30 minutes South of Lynchburg, VA, and Roanoke, VA. Additional local activities include fine dining and shopping on Smith Mountain Lake, world class golf courses, with 4 golf courses located on Smith Mountain Lake, including one spectacular golf course just 6 minutes away, and unparalleled hiking and hunting.
The Smith Mountain Cooperative Wildlife Management Area, located on Smith Mountain, is visible from The Sanctuary. It features 4,996 acres and is owned by Appalachian Power Company and is cooperatively managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Elevations range from 800 feet to over 2,000 feet with 10 miles of shoreline. Please contact us today to learn more about The Sanctuary at Smith Mountain Lake! https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wma/smith-mountain-cooperative/