Located in South Harbour, the Derr home is a 6500 square foot timber frame, Craftsman style home with an additional 1000+ square feet in garages, a woodshop and a greenhouse. It has a total of 3 levels with 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths. Various timbers for the structure were brought in from Oregon and California, along with others used to create fireplace mantels. The open concept home has high barrel style ceilings and hickory wood floors throughout the main level. The kitchen features a large island with hickory cabinets, natural edging on double-thick granite countertops, Wolf appliances and an imported custom copper hood. The dining room seats twelve under a very unique hanging light fixture. The master bedroom has a high barreled ceiling and a two-sided fireplace that is shared by the master bathroom. The second floor includes girls’ and boys’ bunk rooms along with a chaperone bedroom and bath and a loft area for sewing, reading, and crafting. On the lower level are 2 guest rooms, a bar with game area, a workout room and an office. The exterior showcases gorgeous stonework, stamped concrete patios, a huge fire-pit patio midway down to the lake, and beautiful views of the water and Smith Mountain.
The Agape Center
The Agape Center Inc. is a God-directed outreach ministry. They provide many services including food, clothing and household needs along with financial assistance for emergency needs, such as funds for utility bills, rent and medical needs. Agape also provides emotional support through its mentoring program and offers a course to help their clients get out of poverty.