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Milfiori, Historic Country Retreat

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Last updated: 06/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

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Last updated: 06/18/2015
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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 - Saturday, June 27, 2015

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/18/2015
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