On the shores of beautiful Smith Mountain Lake this Fall, eight elegant homes with unique architectural designs, creative interior decorating, spectacular scenic views, unusual collections and antiques, and finely manicured landscaping, will open their doors for you and other visitors to enjoy during the 22nd annual Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour.  This year’s tour takes place Friday, October 5th through Sunday, October 7th.

The Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour has identified the eight homeowners who have agreed to open their homes for the 2012 Tour. The tour may be taken by either (private or rented) car or (private or rented) boat. By land or by water, your day is sure to be memorable.  Directions and a list of the homes are available at: www.smlcharityhometour.com. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 1-5pm.

While on the tour, be sure to take part in the Special Home Tour Luncheon Cruise aboard SML’s Virginia Dare sightseeing ‘Paddle-Wheeler’ on Sunday, October 7th from 2-4 P.M.  On the cruise you get to hear Home Tour background presentations and view several of the homes from the water. The price is $37 for Home Tour ticket holders. For more information about the cruise or the tour, visit www.smlcharityhometour.com.