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Smith Mountain Lake, VA (January 18, 2008) – The Water’s Edge has been placed on the Mountain Homes, Southern Style’s elite “2008 Best of The Mountains” list and is featured in the magazine’s Winter 2008 Annual Guide issue. The Water’s Edge has been named a winner in the Lake Living category and is part of a select group of winners who embody the ideals of the Southern Mountain lifestyle.

The Water’s Edge first opened in 1988 and features 13.5 miles of shoreline and more than 712 acres. The 18-hole, PGA Championship golf course was originally designed by Raymond F. Loving, Jr., ASGC. The Water’s Edge just completed a $5 million course renovation by Aspen Corporation and golf architect, Richard Mandell with Richard Mandell Golf Architecture. Amenities include a 28,000 square foot clubhouse with pro shop, fitness center and fine dining, in addition to clay tennis courts, junior Olympic size pool, driving range and equestrian center. The community features single-family homes, condos, villas and townhomes as well as premium lots on and off the water, and golf course lots. Membership in The Water’s Edge Country Club is available to property owners.


Mountain Homes is a shelter publication devoted to promoting the unique lifestyle of the Southern Mountains and focuses on upscale communities in Virginia, West Virginia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia and Alabama. Mountain Homes is one of the newest products of 34-year-old Leisure Publishing of Roanoke, Virginia, which also produces The Roanoker, Blue Ridge Country and the state’s Virginia Is For Lovers publications.

The Willard Companies is the umbrella for Willard Construction of Roanoke Valley, Inc., Prudential Waterfront Properties, The Waterfront, The Water’s Edge and The Westlake Golf & Country Clubs. The company is involved in country clubs, building, developing, marketing and real estate. The Willard Companies is also affiliated with Westlake Towne Center, Westlake Cinema and Smith Mountain Building Supply.

January 18, 2008   Comments Off


Smith Mountain Lake, VA (January 11, 2008) – Parker Waters, REALTOR® with Prudential Waterfront Properties received the Graduate of Real Estate Institute (GRI) designation. According to the REALTOR® website (, “The GRI symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. REALTORS® with the GRI designation are highly trained in many areas of real estate to better serve and protect their clients.”

Waters has nearly tens years of professional work experience in the insurance field. Prior to joining Waterfront Properties, Waters worked as a Senior Claims Representative for a company out of Roanoke, Virginia. His experience in the insurance industry helped him develop a good understanding of the importance in meeting customer’s expectations and the need to strive for complete customer satisfaction. Waters became a REALTOR® in 2003 and is focusing on real estate sales full time in the Smith Mountain Lake area as well as the Roanoke Valley. He has a vast knowledge of the area as he has resided in Roanoke for thirty-two years and has spent the last twenty summers enjoying Smith Mountain Lake. Waters is a member of the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber/Partnership, Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Realtors, Virginia Association of Realtors, and the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors. Waters graduated from Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, Virginia and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Elon University in North Carolina. Waters lives in Roanoke with his wife, Kimberly and their son, Parker III.


Prudential Waterfront Properties markets property throughout Smith Mountain Lake and the surrounding areas. As members of the Multiple Listing Service, Prudential Waterfront Properties REALTORS® are able to assist buyers and sellers with all listed properties in a variety of price ranges and locations throughout the lake and surrounding areas. Prudential Waterfront Properties REALTORS® are consistent leaders in sales as well as customer and client service.

January 11, 2008   Comments Off