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Sunset Bay is a residential development located on Leesville Lake a short distance from the town of Gretna, VA. True to it's name, Sunset Bay offers beautiful sunsets every day of the year, weather permitting.  Check out the pictures on this web site to see a few.  Our address is Gretna.  Leesville Lake lies along the border of Pittsylvania, Campbell, Bedford and Franklin Counties about halfway between Danville and Lynchburg.
The neighborhood has a total of 68 lots, 5 of which are common areas providing lot owners secured facilities for boat/trailer storage, and access to the lake via a boat ramp with short term tie up docking.  Leesville Lake is 17 plus miles long with mountain views, quality water and great fishing.
Brownstone Property Management Services Company provides on-going administrative, billing & collections, oversight of mowing and other common property maintenance for Sunset Bay.  For information, requests, or comments regarding the business operations of Sunset Bay, or for concerns regarding maintenance of common features and areas in the subdivision, please contact Marsha Bryant, who will be the primary contact for the property owners. She may be reached at  or at 434-385-1025, extension 24. For after hour emergencies, Brownstone Properties may be reached at 434-941-5399 on a 24 hour basis.
There are fishing tournaments most weekends in the summer. The Tri-County Marina is across the lake and very close by boat. Tri-County Marina address is Lynch Station, Va and they can be contacted at 434-369-5126.  Leesville Lake Marina, Pool & Grill is located at 2736 Marina Dr., Gretna 434-324-8500   Seasonal, please call ahead to verify hours.
Danville is about 50 minutes to the South and Lynchburg is about 50 minutes to the North.  There are many activities that are close including the following:
- D-Day Memorial (Bedford)
- AAF Tank Museum (Danville)
- Thomas Jefferson's Monticello (Charlottesville)
- Poplar Forest - Jefferson's Summer Home (Forest)
- Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Appomattox) 
-Smith Mountain State Park (Huddleston) - Hiking & Bike Trails
-Smith Mountain Dam, Picnic & Visitors Center (Level) - 17.4 miles away
- Natural Bridge (Natural Bridge) - For more scenic route, drive toward Bedford
- Peaks of Otter farther west. Peaks of Otter offers hiking trails and beautiful vistas of the Appalachian mountains & crosses the Blue Ridge Parkway.
- Golf  - Most golf courses in the area are semi-private meaning the general public can play there for a higher fee than members; The Willows is a 9 hole course in ALtavista. Other courses will tend to be 45 minutes to an hour away.
- Wineries
- Fishing
- Hunting - Smith Mountain and White Oak Mountain
 Antique Shops :  Altavista has several quaint shops & check out the new "Virginia Found Goods"(Hurt)   
There are several restaurants in the area. Here are a few to get you started:
Two Sisters Tap Room & Deli
     2181 Lynch Mill Rd. Altavista, Va 24517
     (434) 369-7476
JT's at the Lavalette - Steak & Seafood
     Chatham, VA 
     (434) 656-2275
Mama Rosa's Italian Cuisine
     201 McBride Ln. Gretna, Va 24557
     (434) 656-3411
C&E's Restaurant - Traditional southern cooking   
     2201 W. Gretna Rd Gretna, Va 24557
     (434) 656-1029
Main Street Cafe & Coffee (closed weekends)
     600 Main St Altavista, Va 24517
     (434) 369-2233
Peace of Pie - Pizza
     519 Broad St. Altavista, Va 24517
     (434) 309-1007
Golden Leaf Bistro (in the historic district)
     215 Craghead St. Danville, Va
     (434) 791-3191

Other places if you are up for a drive and are looking for something a little up-scale are as follows. There are several restaurants in the Historical Lynchburg section of the city:
Molasses Grill
     63 S. Main St. Halifax, Va 24558
     (434) 476-6265
Main Street Catering and Restaurant
     907 Main St Lynchburg, Va 24501
     (434) 847-2526
     1312 Commerce St Lynchburg, Va 24501
     (434) 455-1510
Our web site is always a work in progress. We've tried to highlight places that we have found to be interesting and fun and continue to expand and update it over time.  More can always be found through your own searches on the internet.