Milfiori, Historic Country Retreat, Restored Farmhouse, 5 Minutes to Murphys(31 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
There is a charming caretaker's cottage on the property 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 away from the crowds.
Please, no entertaining. Due to the age of the house and extra wear and tear, we cannot accommodate guests other than those already staying at the house. Special events in the garden are possible with prior arrangement. Check with the owner for rates and availability.
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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Member since: 2009
- Max. occupancy 6
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (3)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lawn / Garden
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning $85
- Tax Rate 6%
Refundable security deposit of $250.00 due 21 days prior to arrival
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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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 Douglas Flat, CA, USA:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I do antique and vintage sales out of the old "Italian Store" twice a year. You might be able to do some shopping right on the property. And I love to give a tour of the property.
- Primary: (209) 728-9842 (California, USA)
- Secondary: (408) 781-1661 (California, USA)
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dining room looking into kitchen
window in master bath
Upstairs sitting room window seat
fountain in spring
driveway to house
historic barn at back of property
kitchen looking into living room
2nd bedroom with tub ensuite
Upstairs hallway looking into sitting room
medallion on upstairs ceiling
historic "Italian Store' at front of property
side yard in May
Pioneer Schoolhouse next door
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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