The Willard Estate at Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia

The Willard Estate at Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia for Sale

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Luxuriate at The Willard Estate, the showcase home of The Water's Edge Country Club and golf course at Smith Mountain Lake. The European-inspired, 12,000-sq.ft. gated estate is privately nestled within a quiet 6.3 acres overlooking the golf course's signature Island Green. Surrounded on three sides by incredible views of Smith Mountain Lake, the home boasts a 3,000 sq. ft. dock with gazebo and more than 1,235 feet of water frontage.

As the primary residence of retiring Water’s Edge developer and president Ronald Willard Sr., this exquisite property has been impeccably cared for. Old World Architecture is on full display throughout the home's Arkansas stone, wood moulded brick, Pacific redcedar siding, slate and copper roofing, and chimney pots exceeding 200 years old. This luxury property is like none other at Smith Mountain Lake, boasting seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a 12-seat theatre, a three-car garage, a full guest suite and a 20x40 swimming pool with hot tub. It all rests under the backdrop of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. Find it here at Smith Mountain Lake.

7 BEDS | 8 BATHS | 12000 SQ FT | Call 540.537.1915 for Pricing

Features Overview for this Luxury Estate

The Estate
  • Exclusive 12,000 square foot gated estat
  • Prominently positioned on 6.3 acres with over 1,200 feet of waterfront
  • The European-inspired home boasts Old World architecture with exterior features including Arkansas stone, Wood Moulded Brick, Western Red Cedar siding, columns, guest suite above garage, seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, three car garage, swimming pool and a 3,000 square foot dock and gazebo, with roof covered in slate and copper – all under the backdrop of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Security system, state-of-the-art brand-new audio system and keypads throughout residence
  • Brick pavers and stone walkways
  • Stone façade with header brick accents
  • Combination Arkansas stone siding and wooden shakes
  • Slate and copper roofing
  • Custom built cupolas and 6” copper gutters with screens
  • HardiePlank® exterior trim
  • The main entrance features Honduras Mahogany door with sidelights and transoms, Rocky Mountain hardware throughout the home
  • Two new Central Vac Systems
  • Marvin aluminum clad windows and doors
  • Chimney pots exceed 200 years old
  • Four custom stone and brick fireplaces, great room fireplace features Oregon River Rock on fireplace façade with stone medallion
  • Laundry room on each level
  • Breezeway featuring Arkansas stone archways with brick accents
  • Six heat pumps
  • Study with gas or wood fireplace, custom millwork
  • Parlor bar with dark Emperador marble countertop
  • Kitchen and Butler’s kitchen with Copenhagen granite
  • Wolf® Gas Cooktop, Double Sub-Zero® refrigerators, Thermador® double ovens and warming drawer
  • Private iron-gate with stone archways and remote-controlled entrance. Half mile driveway passing 19th Century chapel and three golf holes
  • Aesthetic ha-ha walls that create a vertical barrier while preserving views
  • Professionally landscaped grounds with complete irrigation system
  • Custom outdoor lighting
  • 20’ x 40’ swimming pool featuring stone hot tub with water overflow to the pool with Tennessee flagstone on pool deck with new pool heater last season
  • Fire pit with stone and brick
  • Ornate custom iron railing throughout exterior observation deck, pool
  • Tennessee flagstone pool on outdoor steps and deck area
  • Observation deck featuring Brazilian hardwood
  • 2-slip dock with 3,000 sq. ft. including gazebo, storage, bar area and floater
  • Sculptured ceiling with back lighting on dock
  • Estate entrance features courtyard with fountain optional, cobblestone overflow parking for guests
  • 2-story foyer with curved wrought iron stairwell taken from an English pub design, marble flooring and crown moulding. Showcases lowering chandelier for ease of cleaning
  • 1,220 sq. ft. Guest Suite above garage with additional bedroom, full bath, kitchenette and great room
  • Mix use of carpet, White Oak and stone flooring throughout
  • Planned guest house
  • Great room and bedrooms feature all new wool carpet
  • Home has extensive millwork throughout including barrel ceiling, tray and coffered ceiling in living room
  • Versailles patterned stone flooring on main and lower levels
  • Elevator location planned Exclusive 12,000 square foot gated estate
Top Level
  • State-of-the-art theater: 3 tiered room with custom stadium seating with 12 leather recliners
upper level
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Laundry room / wet bar
  • Bonus room and balcony overlooking pool
Main Level
  • Master suite with sitting area, library/study with fireplace featuring custom stone and brick mixture, Walk-in closets, exercise room and steam shower with Walker Sanger stone. Kalista sinks by Kohler with Rhol faucets throughout.
  • Venetian plaster in study with stacked stone
  • Master features large shower with steam, whirlpool tub, private area for water closet and bidet, exercise/study with laundry room and breakfast bar
  • Kitchen, custom maple cabinets, stone floors with Versailles pattern honed and filled chiseled edge
  • Great room highlighted by fireplace with Oregon river rock and barrel vaulted ceiling with stone medallion
  • Breakfast nook, pyramid maple ceilings and wood beams
  • Butler’s kitchen
  • Granite countertops
  • Laundry room
  • French doors
  • Observation deck
  • Barrel vaulted ceiling in family room
  • Living room with custom-built book shelving and coffered ceiling
  • Sitting room
  • 2 half baths
  • 1 master bath
  • 2 story foyer with authentic English-style handrail and faux painted with tea-stained finish
  • Foyer light chandelier with power for lowering
  • Parlor bar with marble tops
  • 8 foot interior doors solid core
  • Large dining room with seating for 12 with dining room table from France
  • Venetian plaster on walls of dining room
Lower Level
  • Authentic British-style pub bar area
  • Phone App for stereo system
  • Rec room
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 powder bath with Phillip Jefferies Wallpaper and So Ho Tile
  • 1 full bath
  • Card / game room
  • 3,000 sq. ft. of additional unfinished basement
  • Wool carpet and stone tile
  • Laundry room
  • Pool table area
  • Large great room
  • Mahogany cabinetry, trim, casings
Estate features list is available for download.