Google Maps provides excellent directions to Silver Bay View Cottages. Please use the links below.
Point View Cottages
Bay View Cottages
|Main House 111 Bay Terrace, Huddleston, VA 24104||Cabin 1 1033 Cedar Key Lane, Huddleston, VA 24104|
|Cedar Cabin 113 Bay Terrace, Huddleston, VA 24104||Cabin 2 1031 Cedar Key Lane, Huddleston, VA 24104|
You may also find it helpful to follow the directions below once you reach Cedar Key Lane
When you see the "Cedar Key Village" sign, turn right immediately on Bay Terrace. The Point View Cottages are at the end of the road.
Continue passed the "Cedar Key Village" sign, stay right and follow the road down the hill and past the cabins on the right. Cabins 1 and 2 are the last cabins on the right at the end of the road. Please observe the parking rules posted inside the cabins.
You may find the directions below to be helpful as you get closer to the lake.
460 west to 811 south (Sheets Gas Station is on the left corner) 811 becomes 709. Follow signs for Smith Mountain Lake (right on 24, left on 707, left on 43, right on 626) From 626 turn left on 734 (Dundee Road) and left on 608 (note: if you miss 734, carry on until 626 reaches 608 and turn left). About 1/4 mile from 734, turn right on Cedar Key Lane (look for sign on right saying "Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge"). Take Cedar Key Lane to the end, then follow directions to your cabin above.
I-581 east to 24 east. Turn right on 122 south. Turn left on 608. There is a short jog to the right at the intersection of 608 and 626. Continue on 608. About 1/4 mile after passing 734, turn right on Cedar Key Lane (look for sign on right saying "Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge"). Take Cedar Key Lane to the end, then follow directions to your cabin above.
29 north to 40 west at Gretna (left), turn right on 672, turn right on 608. After climbing the ridge of Smith Mountain, turn left on Cedar Key Lane (look for sign on left saying "Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge"). Take Cedar Key Lane to the end, then follow to your cabin above.
There are no land lines in the cottages, so plan to use your cell phone. Most cell phones have excellent reception at our properties. Visitors using the following cell phone companies have had good reception in the past: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, US Cellular, Cingular, and Nextel. Please advise us of other systems that work well, or those that do not.
WiFi is provided in all properties. For those with Verizon, 4G is available. Silver Bay Internet uses a line-of-sight high speed microwave link with an antenna on Smith Mountain. However, it is not designed for streaming video ( e.g. Netflix, YouTube or other video services). Our ISP charges us excessive fees for bandwidth overages, so please do not stream audio or video!
Grocery and convenience stores are listed below, starting with the closest. The best grocery store on the lake is Kroger.
CVS and Kroger in Westlake Corner are the only full service pharmacies on the lake. Some over-the-counter remedies are available at the grocery and convenience stores listed above.
There are a number of restaurants on and around Smith Mountain Lake. Some are accessible by both water and road (these are also listed in the “On the Lake” page), while others are only available by road. While this is not a complete list, these are establishments that we have visited and can recommend. They are presented in the order of our personal preference.
The Landing 773 Ashmeade Road | Moneta, VA 24121 | Phone: 540.721.3028 | Web Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~20 minutes by water, ~45 minutes by road The Landing is generally recognized as the best restaurant on the lake, and we agree with this assessment. The quality of the food and its presentation is outstanding, with an excellent beer and wine list. In our opinion, it is as good as the best restaurants in a major city, with prices that are only slightly less than similar establishments in major cities. For those of you who have a passion for food and cooking, The Landing offers special event meals and cooking classes. There is outdoor and indoor seating. While they are on the lake, views of the water are obscured by boat lifts in front of the restaurant.
Mexico Viejo 404 Crazy Horse Dr | Moneta, VA 24121 | (540) 719-1000 Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~20 minutes by water, ~45 minutes by road Mexico Viejo has the best lake views of any restaurant on the water, with the exception of those to be had while dining at Silver Bay View Cottages! The New Mexico style food is good. We always enjoy our meals here. Prices are quite reasonable, and the Dos Equis beer on tap is excellent. It is also a very pleasant boat ride from Silver Bay, and one of our most frequent destinations.
Portside Grill & Bar 3619 Airport Road at Virginia Dare Marina | Moneta, VA | 540-297-7100 x3 | Web Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~20 minutes by water, ~15 minutes by road A tiki bar with outdoor seating over the water. This is a fun place to enjoy a drink and a sandwich. Enjoy live entertainment, D.J.’s, steel drums, dancing, limbo and sunset views over the water. They also have TVs so you can watch your favorite game or race. It is open only in the warmer months.
Marina Café at Mitchell’s Point Marina 3553 Trading Post Road | Huddleston, VA | 540-297-4829 Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~10 minutes by water, ~10 minutes by road The Marina Café is the closest restaurant to Silver Bay. They have both indoor and outdoor seating and offer a limited menu of burgers and sandwiches. A great place to catch a bite with the locals.
Kings Point Pub 15844 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway | Huddleston, VA | 540-297-7347 Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~10 minutes by water, ~15 minutes by road A fun Irish pub with indoor and outdoor seating. While we usually stop by for one of their great beers on tap, they also serve a variety of Irish dishes (Steak and Guinness Pie!) and sandwiches. They are only open in the warmer months, and only Wednesday through Sunday. Call before you head out!
Smokehouse Restaurant 1123 Celebration Ave. | Downtown Moneta | 540.297.4646 Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~15 minutes by road In the recently built Downtown Moneta (intersection of Routes 608 and 122), Smokehouse offers a variety of home cooked barbecue along with southern sides such as hushpuppies and sweet potato fries.
Mayberry Drive-In & Diner 1696 Whitehouse Road | Moneta, VA | 540-296-1480 | Web Driving time from Silver Bay View: ~15 minutes by road Home-style cooking in a classic silver diner that is located at the local drive-in theater quickly brings us back to the 50’s and early 60’s. It is also a popular place for breakfast.
Catering is a great option for reunions. Private dinner cruises are also included in this category, since they are able to pick you up at your private dock at Silver Bay.
The Landing Restaurant 540.721.3028 | Web In addition to being our favorite restaurant on the lake, The Landing also offers catering.
Blue Ridge Catering 540-982-7700 | Web While we haven’t tasted their food, we have heard good things about Blue Ridge.
Barnyard Catering 540.297.4646 Barnyard is the catering half of Smokehouse Restaurant (see above), and are a local favorite for catered barbeque at very reasonable prices. You can either pick up the food at Smokehouse, or have it delivered.
Southern Belle Sightseeing and Dinner Cruises on Smith Mountain Lake 540-352-0873 or 540-352-2124 | Web The Southern Belle offers private dinner cruises for up to 35 people. With indoor seating for dinner, and a large upper deck for pre and post dinner partying, the Southern Belle is one of the best ways to celebrate a family reunions. The deep water at Silver Bay makes it possible for them to pick up your entire party at any of our docks. Their food is excellent and the owners are wonderful hosts. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary on the Belle, so it holds a special place for our family!
Virginia Dare Sightseeing and Dinner Cruises on Smith Mountain Lake 3619 Airport Road | Moneta, VA 24121 | (540) 297-7100 | Web The Virginia Dare has been cruising Smith Mountain Lake as long as we can remember, and is one of the more popular attractions on the lake. Beyond offering sightseen and dinner cruises to the general public, they also offer private charters. We have not taken a dinner cruise, so we can’t comment on the food. We did attend a private dockside party there, and the food was excellent. It is normally moored next to the Portside Bar & Grill (see above).
If your cottage is not occupied before or after your visit, we may be able to offer more flexible check-in or check-out times. However, this can only be confirmed a few days before your arrival/departure date.
|Check-in Time||Check-out Time|
|Point View Cottages (Main House & Cedar Cabin)||3 p.m.||10 a.m.|
|Bay View Cottages (Cabins 1 & 2)||3 p.m.||10 a.m.|
After taking in the beautiful setting, please take a moment to look around the cottage. If there are any problems, let us know immediately and we will do our best to correct it. This is important to make sure you are not charged for breakage caused by a prior visitor. If you discover any problem during your stay or there is any accidental breakage, please let us know immediately.
If you are staying at one of the Point View Cottages, be sure to check the maintenance sheet for the hot tub. The hot tub should have been serviced within a few days of your arrival. If it is not, please call us immediately and do NOT use the hot tub until it has been serviced.