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Milfiori, Historic Country Retreat

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Last updated: 09/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Murphys house description

Life at Milfiori is restful and unhurried. The house is spacious and artfully decorated with many period pieces. It is like stepping back in time from the moment you cross the threshold. Each bedroom is completely unique and melds beautifully with the period of the home. One bedroom has a vintage claw foot tub en-suite.

There is a charming caretaker's cottage on the property (see listing #270729) and a beautiful old barn. Adjacent to the main house is a stone building with heavy metal doors. In decades past this building served as the bank as well as the village store. You can still see the well that served the community of Douglas Flat.

The house is in the heart of Calaveras County's wine growing region. Stop in at any of the wineries to meet the owners and learn about the local wines. You will be pleasantly surprised.

For a more active day, explore the old mining towns and visit one of the numerous museums for the local lore. Go antiquing or spend the day hiking in nearby Big Trees State Park or skiing at Bear Valley.

Or just enjoy the grounds at Milfiori. Sit on the porch and read a book or stroll through the gardens and try to identify the variety of flowers and plants (the name means a thousand flowers). Take the time to enjoy the slower pace of life in the Gold Country.

The owner is on the premises, available to answer your questions or give suggestions on how to make the most of your trip to the Mother Lode.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Milfiori is a beautifully restored farmhouse built in 1861. It is surrounded by serene Provence-like gardens and wonderful porches covered with trailing vines....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden
                           

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                          2 night min stay
                          $250

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                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $75 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 6%

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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: I retired to the Mother Lode from an active and stressful career in the Bay Area.

                          Why the Owner Chose Murphys:
                          I fell in love with Murphys and knew I had found something special when I first saw Milfiori. I love the historical buildings on the property and the beautiful garden. It is magical.


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                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • Milfiori

                            Milfiori

                          • dining/family room

                            dining/family room

                          • master bedroom

                            master bedroom

                          • side porch

                            side porch

                          • fountain

                            fountain

                          • rose arbor

                            rose arbor

                          • driveway to house

                            driveway to house

                          • historic barn at back of property

                            historic barn at back of property

                          • living room

                            living room

                          • kitchen

                            kitchen

                          • Upstairs sitting room

                            Upstairs sitting room

                          • historic "Italian Store' at front of property

                            historic "Italian Store' at front of property

                          • side yard in May

                            side yard in May

                          • still life

                            still life

                          • cottage

                            cottage

                          • Pioneer Schoolhouse next door

                            Pioneer Schoolhouse next door

                          VRBO #229194

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                          $250 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 09/23/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 09/23/2014
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                          (209) 728-9842 (California, USA)

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                          Milfiori, Historic Country Retreat

                          Murphys #229194

                          3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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