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"Sunny Days" - Relaxation for All! *Wifi*DirecTV*Open/Cov Dock*Game Rm*Linens*

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,612 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Convenient location on quiet cove just minutes to restaurants and shopping!

Located moments from Bridgewater Plaza (less than 1 mile) / Downtown Moneta via car or watercraft and moments from Grocery Store. At Bridgewater Plaza, you will find amenities such as Boat Rentals, Dining, Shopping and Entertainment. Make it a family fun night at the Arcade, Mini Golf, Rock Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, Basketball Challenge or Weekend Live Music.

“Sunny Days” is designed for families to have fun and relax with areas for all to be together as well as spaces for those that want to have their quiet alone time.

*** Amazing Spacious New Dock For All To Enjoy. Deep Water and Shade / Sun Available ***

Main Level:

- Multiple sliding doors leading to wonderful Screened in Deck overlooking the lake. Great for you morning coffee or glass of wine in the evening.

- Kitchen equipped with stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, double door refrigerator with ice maker and all amenities you may need to make / enjoy your favorite meal.

- Living Room with sectional sofa and DirecTV HDTV.

- Master Bedroom with King Bed, attached Full Bathroom and DirecTV HDTV.

- 2nd Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and DirecTV HDTV.

- Full Bathroom accessible from 2nd Master and Hall.


- Exit to a large open deck for your outdoor dining pleasures as you overlook the lake.

- Large Family Room with sectional sofa and DirecTV HDTV.

- Game Area with Pool Table and Air Hockey.

- Bedroom with Queen Bed.

- Bedroom to sleep four with (2) Single Beds, a Bunk Bed.

- Washer and Dryer

- Full Bathroom


- Spacious open area for enjoying the sun.

- Covered area for those that enjoy some more shade.

- Floating dock to tie up your Boat / Jet Ski.

- Deep water quiet cove to float without being disturbed.

- Fire Pit for you’re a quiet drink at night by the water or toasting some S'mores.

More Details

Ken & Shelley Hetzer
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Ken & Shelley Hetzer

Shelley and I have been married over 20 years and have always had a passion for enjoying a good get-away. In 2011, we decided to switch our stays at the ocean and head inland to a lake not to far from us. Needless to say, we fell in love with Lake Life! In 2014, we had some great friends of ours (co-owners now in a 2nd property at SML) invite us down to Smith Mountain Lake. While it was a bit farther, we couldn't stop thinking about how beautiful the mountainous lake was, the deep waters Smith Mountain Lake had to offer.

Ken & Shelley Hetzer purchased this house in 2015

Why Ken & Shelley Hetzer chose Moneta

Sunny Days captured our heart for a few main reasons:

1. Location, Location, Location - Sunny Days is moments away from grocery stores, restaurants, shopping and probably most important, Bridgewater Plaza (Home of the self proclaimed, "Family Fun Center".

2. Water Depth - Sunny Days off of the dock averages about 10' deep. This give plenty of depth for those both young and young at heart to not worry about jumping / diving in the water and getting to the bottom.

3. Water Location - Sunny Days is very convenient via water to both north and south areas on the lake. With SML having over 500 miles of shoreline, being centrally located allows for nice morning / sunset cruises without eating up your whole day.

4. Family Space - While there is plenty of room for your whole family to get together, we wanted a property that allowed those times when families want to spread out.

Hopefully when you visit Sunny Days you will see the values we mention above and come to love it like we do each and every visit!


Moneta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2612 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Plus Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Sleeps 10
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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"Sunny Days" - Relaxation for All! *Wifi*DirecTV*Open/Cov Dock*Game Rm*Linens*
average rating of 4.8163266 based on 49 reviews

Fantastic home!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a long weekend at Sunny Days, and we couldn't have been happier with the home. The location is fantastic (less than 5 minutes away from Bridgewater Plaza), the house itself was great, and everyone left happy and wanting to come back and stay again. A couple of quick notes:

- Lots of areas on Smith Mountain Lake have spotty cell reception, but we had no problems from the house.

- We rented a bass boat for 2 days from nearby Captains Quarters, and really enjoyed being able to keep it overnight tied to the dock right in back of the home. Made things very convenient!

- Working with Ken couldn't have been simpler. He responds quickly, and is very friendly and helpful.

I wouldn't hesitate to come back and rent this house again!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, So happy you all had a great time and look forward to helping you out with your next trip to SML!
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Family Gathering

  • 4 of 5

We gathered for a celebration of life. The bedroom layout worked out well for us. Really appreciate the bedroom with the twin beds for the kids. The location was conveniently located.

Would have appreciated more chairs for the table.

Owners were responsive and welcoming.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our family meets in the SML area every 2 years after Christmas for a reunion! All 6 of the adult children, who live coast to coast, were able to attend in 2017. While the family stayed in various places, we used this house as a base. The kitchen was perfect for cooking. A grandson brought his grinder from TX, so that wheat & corn could be ground for amazing biscuits & cornbread! The downstairs Game room kept the non-cooks entertained & out of the kitchen. The bunk room was great for children, but parents had a room close by for supervision. During family “workout”, running the stairs to the dock & back, kept everyone in shape! Some of us even walked to Bridgewater Plaza to enjoy the Arcade & to have pizza! We had a great time, in spite of the bitter cold, because of our awesome accommodations!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect Thanksgiving Retreat!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the view was lovely and the space was perfect for our family. Very comfortable living area and furnishings. Easy access to amenities and easy to get to. The only negatives were that the downstairs bedrooms were dusty and cold. Also, some of the burners on the stove did not function and need to be repaired.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ken, So glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and found it a perfect Thanksgiving Retreat! Thank you for the notice on the bathroom. The house has not had visitors downstairs for a few weeks and I should have had the cleaners back through for a touch up. As for being cold, I will need to check the vents. I know during the summer, most guests will close the vents as the downstairs stays very cool. I'm so sorry about the stove. Sounds like it could use some TLC or replacing. I will look into this as soon as possible so that others don't encounter what you did. Please let us know if we can assist with your next visit to SML Ken H.
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect location on and off the lake! Close to Bridgewater and Westlake shopping. Great restaurants very close by. The house is a great design: plenty of large group hang out space, but nice quiet spots also. Would recommend and rent again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad everyone had a great time! Ken...
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Outstanding Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast during the couple of days we stayed here. The house is large with plenty of space. We had four couples and space was never an issue. The two large decks are awesome and had plenty of seating for all of us on both decks. Both decks provided great views of the lake. There is a fire pit down the stairs by the lake and chairs are also provided for the fire pit. The kitchen was well stocked with everything you will need. Everything was very clean and operational. It was also a bonus it had wireless connection. We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Please let us know if we can assist with your next visit to the lake.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Please note there may be additional fees for Holidays.

If canceled within 60-days and we can rent it at the same rate, your deposit minus a $250 administration fee will be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund