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Vintage Comfort in Downtown! Walk to Main Street!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,313 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The Cappelli House is a renovated and updated vintage home appointed with original mid-century modern furniture and decor. Freshly painted inside and out with refinished fir floors, porcelain and stone tile and new redwood deck. Located 2 blocks off Main Street, this three bedroom two bath home is ideally situated to enjoy all that Murphys has to offer: walk to restaurants, wine tasting, shopping and live music. This little town has been called the 'Carmel of the Foothills' and was named 'One of the top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America' by Frommers. Once the stomping-grounds of the likes of Mark Twain and Brett Harte, today Murphys is a well preserved and welcoming gold rush town with a laid-back atmosphere and modern amenities.

Surrounding areas offer something for everyone. Winter sports fans will enjoy the world-class downhill and cross country skiing at Bear Valley, about an hour drive east on Highway 4 from Murphys. There are several outstanding public golf courses within easy driving distance that will challenge and delight golfing enthusiasts of all skill levels. The Stanislaus National Forest offers year-round recreation opportunities including hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, picnicking, rock climbing, low speed boating, whitewater rafting and kayaking, stream and lake fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and more, on over 250,000 acres of spectacular alpine terrain.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park features two magnificent groves of giant sequoia, as well as over six thousand acres of pine forest, campgrounds, picnic areas, and miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Calaveras County is also blessed with some spectacular caves and caverns, all of which are open to the public and offer a variety of tour options, including Mercer Caverns, Moaning Cavern and California Cavern.

Nearby Lake New Melones provides boating, water and jet skiing opportunities. The more adventurous can try whitewater rafting on the Class IV North Fork Stanislaus River, or flatwater kayaking or canoeing on one of the many beautiful alpine lakes in the Stanislaus National Forest.

For you cyclists, there's no better way to enjoy a day in Murphys than on a bike.

Keywords: bungalow, downtown

More Details

Owner
Belinda Cappelli
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Belinda Cappelli

Marco and I met in Napa in the wine industry in the late 90's. We moved to the Sierras a few years ago and Marco started making wine for Indian Rock in Murphys. We instantly fell in love with this charming town.

Belinda Cappelli purchased this house in 2010

Why Belinda Cappelli chose Gold Country & High Sierra

Marco and I love the history of the Gold Country, enjoy the great wines being produced here and the closeness of a small town community.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy walking and especially appreciate being able to stroll into town for great food and wine!

Amenities

Murphys House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1313 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.804878 based on 41 reviews
4

Comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

The house is very cute and comfortable and good location. Nice deck. We had two days out of four that were difficult as it was 102 and the a/c wasn't working. Belinda was very helpful and brought in fans and gave us a night's rebate and wine! I would recommend this house. In better weather you could use the nice back yard and the big deck.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

private and kid friendly

  • 5 of 5

kids loved playing in the yard. deck great for early morning quiet time with coffee. good home base location for many things. we spent one day hiking in Yosemite. Area is home for me, so this was a joy

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable house, close to everything in Murphy's. Quiet, with nice deck/yard for enjoying the outdoors. Just perfect for a long weekend of wine-tasting, cave tours, and Sierras hikes.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great spot to stay in Murphy's

  • 4 of 5

The home met all of the experiences we needed for the weekend. Walk to Iron stone concert venue, walk into the town to wine taste.

We will rent this home again

Thanks

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Pleasant Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely, pleasant stay while on our Mother/Son vacation. We would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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An amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I don't get away often, so being able to spend this weekend in Murphy's was awesome. Even better was staying in a house right in town, we could do all the wine tasting we wanted and walk back to the house - yay! The house is so cute! It was probably much bigger than the two of us needed, but we loved it just the same. The very best thing was waking up on the morning of my birthday to snow falling! I'm from MT, so not a stranger to snow, but looking out of the French doors into the deck and the snow is something I won't soon forget. You need to rent this house!!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Rates & Availability

Murphys House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,290
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$890
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$765
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$295
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Low Season
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$890
 
 
High Season
Apr 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,290
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,290
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

1 Dog considered for a $50.00 fee

3 night minimum on Holiday, Frog Jump, Grape Stomp and Irish Day Weekends - Auto Quotes do not account for Holiday Rates. Please contact us for a quote directly.

2 night minimum - Last minute and mid-week exceptions made

We may make a claim on your damage deposit, not just for physical damage but also if we become aware that you have exceeded the maximum occupancy of the property, brought an undisclosed pet with you, check out late etc. We may also charge $100.00 against the deposit if you cancel your reservation per our rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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