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Serenity Haven Cottage, 217 Acres, Lake, Skiing,Fishing,Trails

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3 acre serene peaceful lake stocked with fish.

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Last updated: 10/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Murphys cottage description

Located in historic Vallecito, California, Sierra Gold country on 217 privately owned acres set aside as a santuary for people and animals. This home away from home is furnished for your comfort and pleasure. Enjoy the view of flowers and wildlife amoungst mountain ridges, while relaxing on the front porch. Looking for serenity, nature hikes, adventure, sight seeing, fishing and fun activities? If so, this is the place for you! It hosts a lake stocked with fish, seasonal creeks, walking trails, ranging from easy meditation spots to more challenging hikes. A delight for photographers, bird watchers, rock hounds and nature lovers who desire to get away from the busy life and just relax. Located across from Moaning Cavern, within 15 minutes from Columbia state Park, Ironstone Vineyards and 24 additional tasting rooms, caverns, reserviors, mountains, gold mining towns, antique shops. In winter downhill and cross country skiing are within a 30 minute drive; in summer, boating and water skiing are fabulous in New Melones Lake. There are numerous casual and fine dining establishments, shopping, concerts, live theatre, fishing, rafting, gold prospecting and much more. There are many regular scheduled events, the first friday of December, join Murphys' residents in an old fashion Christmas parade and open house on Main Street at 5PM. The Calaveras county Fair and Frog Jump is the 3rd weekend of May, and the Octoberfest and grape stomp are held in October. We also have a fun street fair and parade for Murphys Irish Days in March, plus many other regular scheduled events.

Keywords: Private, acreage, ranch property, gold prospecting, wine tasting, Murphys, retreats, wedding venues, reunions, hiking, skiing, fishing, nature, adventure

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Fishing in 3 acre lake, historical gold rush area, Indian grinding rocks, 217 acres to hike, close to 4 golf courses, Bear Valley Ski Area, New Melones Lake, boating, local caverns across the street, rural setting minutes from Murphys, close to Columbia State Park, Ironstone Vineyards, Angels Camp, Wineries, Caverns, reserviors, Antique Shops, Casual and Fine Dining, abundant wildlife, bird watching, photographers...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Free movies to check out....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View
              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing

              Dining

                  • Dining

                  General

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $750

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                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • linen & cleaning $75
                  • Tax Rate 6%

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                  Last updated: 10/28/2014
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                  Location

                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Columbia Airport
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Murphys
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Greenhorn Creek
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy. 4
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Murphys
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Melones Lake

                  Car: Necessary

                  Across the road from Moaning Cavern and about 3 miles from Natural Bridges. Just minutes from several attractions including Columbia State Park (a delightful gold mining town that the state has preserved) Several wineries nearby along with fine dining & fast food eateries.

                  Nearby museums, live Theatre and many other activities including gold panning, golf, water and snow skiing along with bicycling, hiking, etc.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1989

                  About the owner: I love nature & the country and have enjoyed water sports, gold prospecting, photography & wild life so when we came across this property it was near Lake Melones, had seasonal creeks with a small lake and had so much of what I love. The land is composed of gold mining claims and a Homestead. This beautiful property has much history and is being developed into a Biblical Garden. Many trees, Trails & meditation sites have been added for the enjoyment of visitors and to attract birds,, butterflies and other wild life. There is also a fellowship hall and a small chapel. The property has been used for Weddings, Baptisms, Prayer Meetings, Day retreats, family reunions, school group outings, Passover & other Religious celebrations and much more. The use of the Fellowship Hall, outdoor stage and other areas are available for events with or without the rental of the vacation rentals. The development of the Biblical Garden is an ongoing proess with new sites and trails being added. This property is great for those wanting to get away, relax, enjoy time with nature and get back in touch with themselves and loved ones. Many have come only to find that they love it here so much that they keep coming back and have become great friends of ours. We look forward to meeting you.


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                  Photos

                  • 3 acre serene peaceful lake stocked with fish.

                    3 acre serene peaceful lake stocked with fish.

                  • Living room has sliding glass door to deck and sectional has queen size bed.

                    Living room has sliding glass door to deck and sectional has queen size bed.

                  • 2nd BR with trundle beds & view of back yard

                    2nd BR with trundle beds & view of back yard

                  • View  from main house overlooking meadow with mountains in the background

                    View from main house overlooking meadow with mountains in the background

                  • Beautiful spring flowers in the garden

                    Beautiful spring flowers in the garden

                  • Majestic Sun setting in the spring.

                    Majestic Sun setting in the spring.

                  • Wild turkeys enjoying their evening snack

                    Wild turkeys enjoying their evening snack

                  • Cosy & convenient itchen and dining area

                    Cosy & convenient itchen and dining area

                  • Charming air conditioned bedroom

                    Charming air conditioned bedroom

                  • Cute Ranch Cottage

                    Cute Ranch Cottage

                  • Ducks enjoying the cool water on a warm sunny dayin one of the rest areas

                    Ducks enjoying the cool water on a warm sunny dayin one of the rest areas

                  • Back yard as Star looks on waiting for a treat.

                    Back yard as Star looks on waiting for a treat.

                  • Fantastic fall colors in rest area near Fellowship Hall & overlooking lake.

                    Fantastic fall colors in rest area near Fellowship Hall & overlooking lake.

                  • One of the beautiful scenes to be enjoyed on the pleasant hiking trails

                    One of the beautiful scenes to be enjoyed on the pleasant hiking trails

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

                  $125 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 10/28/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/28/2014
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