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

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Cosy & convenient itchen and dining area

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Last updated: 12/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

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 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
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Lake View
              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              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
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Covered deck with table and chairs...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.7
              from 11 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $125
              $750

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

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

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/12/2014
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              Location

              • Ironstone

                "Beautiful gardens, vineyard & museum along with gift shop are enjoyable."

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              • Moaning Cavern Park

                "Located across the road and is great for adventure seekers as they offer cave tours, sip lin..."

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              • Natural Bridges

                "Located within a few minutes from us this is a great natural site that needs to be seen in o..."

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              • The Spice Tin

                "Spices Galore. A fun place for those who love to cook and bake. "

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              • Columbia State Park

                "Take a walk into the past. Located only 10 minutes from us. A delightful gold mining town ..."

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              • Angels Camp

                "Visit the Museum, enjoy antiquing, go to a movie, have a great breakfast or lunch at Rodtz f..."

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              • Murphys

                "Known for it's Wines, uniqueness, foods, arts and shops it is a great place to visit and enj..."

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              • Calaveras Big Trees State Park

                "A wonderful place to take a picnic, do some hiking, or just relax in the midst of huge trees..."

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              • New Melones Lake

                "Fantastic for boating, site seeing, skiing, fishing, jet skiing, photography, gold prospecti..."

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              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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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Cosy & convenient itchen and dining area

                Cosy & convenient itchen and dining area

              • Charming air conditioned bedroom

                Charming air conditioned bedroom

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

                Back yard as Star looks on waiting for a treat.

              • 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

              • Majestic Sun setting in the spring.

                Majestic Sun setting in the spring.

              • Wild turkeys enjoying their evening snack

                Wild turkeys enjoying their evening snack

              • 3 acre serene peaceful lake stocked with fish.

                3 acre serene peaceful lake stocked with fish.

              • One of many gorgeous sunsets

                One of many gorgeous sunsets

              • 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

              • Cute Ranch Cottage

                Cute Ranch Cottage

              • 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

              • 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

              • friendly deer enjoying a drink in the garden

                friendly deer enjoying a drink in the garden

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

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

              View calendar: Updated 12/12/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/12/2014
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