Lake Effects Smith Mountain Lake Movie To Increase Waterfront Home Sales in 2012

 

Smith Mountain Lake Virginia | Westlake: October 8, 2011

Last night the Westlake Cinema was a buzz with the red carpet opening of Smith Mountain Lake’s own “Lake Effects” Movie. The stars came out, as well as, area residents and local business owners for the screening. Limos were stretched from one end of Westlake Plaza to the other.

The plot as seen on IMBD reads as follows:  Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. Sara became estranged from the family and without explanation moved to Los Angeles to study law. Her sister Lily, an artist, teaches locally and lives with their parents, Ray and Vivian, until Dad dies in an accident. Sara returns to help settle his estate, and all our ladies cross paths with an eclectic group of local oddballs, as they search for a Loch Ness-style monster they believe lurks in the lake’s depths. A few real Smith Mountain Lake characters make appearances. The next week at the lake is filled with adventure, tears, and laughter as Vivian and her two daughters finally understand, through the guidance of Dad’s spirit, if they still belong on the lake, even though Ray is gone. All paths converge at the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, on course for a heart-warming and hilarious collision. As Written by Mike McKay

What a wonderful way to honor the memory of “Lake Effects” writer Scott Winters, who died earlier this year–he will surely be missed, but his work will live on.

Smith Mountain Lake Lake Effects Movie Increases Waterfront Homeownership Tourism

Smith Mountain Lake Lake Effects Movie Increases Waterfront Homeownership Tourism

Local News Outlets and papers are clear to remark that, not only do they foresee tourism increasing in 2012, they are certain that no matter what state you see this Jane Seymour movie in, you will be sure to want to visit Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia and all of it’s beauty and charm. And with this, lakefront lots and waterfront home sales should increase substantially in 2012 and beyond.

Watch for “Lake Effects” coming to your theater or DVD.

This marks the second major movie to be filmed on Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia–the first, was “What About Bob?” in 1991

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Noreen Hartkern is a well-respected Zillow 5- Star Agent on Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, with over 20+ Years of Real Estate Expertise. Noreen is an Accomplished Realtor, Real Estate Consultant, New Construction Specialist, Blog Writer & Photographer. In Addition to Listings and Sales, Buyers and Sellers Agency, She has Extensive Experience as a Home Renovator, Rehabber and Flipper, and is a Published Author on That Very Topic.

Her Passion is Living and Working the Waterfront Lake Life and Helping Her Clients Find Lakefront Properties and Hidden Gems. Noreen is also an Accomplished Vocalist and Musician and Prides Herself on Being a Self-Made Entrepreneur. Quite Simply, Noreen is Your Smith Mountain Lake Resource for ALL THINGS Real Estate and Is UNIQUE IN HER APPROACH of Making ANY Real Estate Transaction FUN!!!!!! #SeriouslyFUN

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Smith Mountain Lake Cinematographer’s Paradise

What About Bob? | Smith Mountain Lake 1991

Although you may not be a fan of Bill Murray or Richard Dreyfuss and their slapstick antics, “What About Bob” is the movie that put Smith Mountain Lake on the map as Southwest Virginia’s Premier Vacation Destination.

The movie setting is supposed to be on  Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, but yes, “What About Bob” was filmed in our very own downtown Moneta, and right here on Smith Mountain Lake in 1991. There are several scenes showing Smith Mountain and the dam….. like this one…”I’m sailing…”

But it was also this scene that made any view of Smith Mountain a million dollar view when it comes to real estate…. The coveted view can be seen from both Bedford and Franklin County VA, but it holds a higher price tag to be sure!

So, When “Lake Effects” –our 2011 Smith Mountain Lake Movie, starring Jane Seymour–hits the silver screen near you, make sure you tell your friends that that is where you are looking for your vacation home!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Noreen Hartkern is a well-respected Zillow 5- Star Agent on Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, with over 20+ Years of Real Estate Expertise. Noreen is an Accomplished Realtor, Real Estate Consultant, New Construction Specialist, Blog Writer & Photographer. In Addition to Listings and Sales, Buyers and Sellers Agency, She has Extensive Experience as a Home Renovator, Rehabber and Flipper, and is a Published Author on That Very Topic.

Her Passion is Living and Working the Waterfront Lake Life and Helping Her Clients Find Lakefront Properties and Hidden Gems. Noreen is also an Accomplished Vocalist and Musician and Prides Herself on Being a Self-Made Entrepreneur. Quite Simply, Noreen is Your Smith Mountain Lake Resource for ALL THINGS Real Estate and Is UNIQUE IN HER APPROACH of Making ANY Real Estate Transaction FUN!!!!!! #SeriouslyFUN

Want "The Smith Mountain Lake Edge"? LOVE Super-Stealth BARGAINS on Smith Mountain Lake? Want to KNOW WHERE THE DEALS ARE BEFORE ANYONE ELSE DOES? GET NOREEN'S SECRET FREE SML REPORT The Bottom is OVER...Grab Some Deals Before they're all GONE!

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Smith Mountain Lake: Jane Seymour

It’s been quite a while since we’ve had so much excitement here at the lake!  Not since the filming of “What About Bob” with Richard Dreyfuss and Billy Murray has there been so much local buzz….oh, right, and then there was the announcement that David Baldacci, the famous Author was moving in … but now, we have Jane Seymour filming a movie here! Not only at Smith Mountain Lake, but about Smith Mountain Lake!

Here are just a few of the local headlines written in the past few days:

Life Out Loud Films is  filming the movie “Lake Effects,” which is in production now at Smith Mountain Lake, by Producer Sara Elizabeth Timmins of Moneta.

The script called for a formation of PWC riders to pass by the dock of family matriarch Vivian Tisdale, played by Jane Seymour who is best known for her lead role in the long-running TV series, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.”

…In another scene filmed the same day, Seymour joined Dee Dee Bondurant–a local resident– as a passenger on her SeaDoo and the two, followed by actress Tamara Johnson riding solo on another PWC, took off with the posse of “She-Doos” as they departed the cove.

In other news Jane Seymour, who has a major role in the film, will be signing copies of her new book, “Among Angels,” on Friday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at The Cottage Gate in Westlake Towne Center. She also will sign books at Barnes & Noble at Tanglewood Mall in Roanoke on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

We can’t wait until the movie comes out! I hope you’ll all go out and see it!

Needless to say, celeb visits, moves and movies throughout the years have made the lake more attractive for owning property here–why not come and join us?

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P.S. The film is not yet released, but the cast and their bios can be found 
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All the Best!

Noreen

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Noreen Hartkern is a well-respected Zillow 5- Star Agent on Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, with over 20+ Years of Real Estate Expertise. Noreen is an Accomplished Realtor, Real Estate Consultant, New Construction Specialist, Blog Writer & Photographer. In Addition to Listings and Sales, Buyers and Sellers Agency, She has Extensive Experience as a Home Renovator, Rehabber and Flipper, and is a Published Author on That Very Topic.

Her Passion is Living and Working the Waterfront Lake Life and Helping Her Clients Find Lakefront Properties and Hidden Gems. Noreen is also an Accomplished Vocalist and Musician and Prides Herself on Being a Self-Made Entrepreneur. Quite Simply, Noreen is Your Smith Mountain Lake Resource for ALL THINGS Real Estate and Is UNIQUE IN HER APPROACH of Making ANY Real Estate Transaction FUN!!!!!! #SeriouslyFUN

Want "The Smith Mountain Lake Edge"? LOVE Super-Stealth BARGAINS on Smith Mountain Lake? Want to KNOW WHERE THE DEALS ARE BEFORE ANYONE ELSE DOES? GET NOREEN'S SECRET FREE SML REPORT The Bottom is OVER...Grab Some Deals Before they're all GONE!

See You Here Soon! Noreen Hartkern Mobile – (540) 420-1294 noreenhartkern@yahoo.com