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Murphys Hideaway! Private Great View!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms Great Mountain and Sunset Views

Get close access to downtown Murphys and yet stay in a private, scenic location. This charming house is located along a mountain ridgeline offering beautiful views. The spacious rear deck provides a large, comfortable outdoor living and entertainment area. The house, located on 2 1/2 acres of private property, is well furnished and has all the amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The kitchen is outfitted with gourmet pots and pans and cooking and eating utensils. If cooking while on your vacation is not your idea of fun, a variety of restaurants are minutes away. The house has phone service, 2 TVs with DVR and DVD player, free wireless internet access, games, washer and dryer, wood burning stove (wood provided), and is furnished with beautiful antiques, 3 comfortable queen size beds and one bathroom. Murphys Hideaway house provides a restful getaway after your day full of the local activities the area has to offer like visiting wineries and caverns or going antiquing, shopping or hiking

IRONSTONE WINERY in Murphys has a GREAT outdoor concert venue.

More Details

Gerri Jewell
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Hideaway" is a truly appropriate name. We had a wonderful stay in your cozy cabin. This is a special part of the world and our hike along the Arnold Rim Trail at sunset made a perfect end of our trip. Thank you for sharing this cute cabin.
Dec 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Murphys in Calaveras County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed
    Loft - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue ...
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • whitewater rafting
Well behaved pets are welcome.


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Murphys Hideaway! Private Great View!
average rating of 4.75 based on 99 reviews

Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this cabin! The view from the back deck was incredible. It is a little out of the way when you are first driving up but well worth it once you arrive!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impressive views!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Murphy's Hideaway. The house is cozy and was the perfect place to get away. We spent most of our time on the deck. Incredible sunsets!! The first time driving up to the house we were wondering what we had gotten ourselves into, but once there it was clear we made the right choice. It's a 15 minute drive up the mountain from Murphys, CA. Old gold mining town with tasting rooms, shops, restaurants, pub and pour house, etc. Spent the mornings with coffee and breakfast on the deck, and the evening having cocktails and bbq-ing on the deck. Couldn't have been better. Definitely will go back and recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway home!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, though shortened due to a work issue for my husband. The house has a great view and is very quiet, which we were looking for. It should be noted, this house is not very close to "town", so for those that want to walk into town, this is not the house. However, if you want to get away for peace and quiet, this is perfect. It is very cozy and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet while staying at Murphys Hideaway. While staying there ourselves we enjoy our jaunts into town however we always look forward to getting back to that peaceful deck with the far reaching view. We hope you try again and next time can stay for the time you have planned.
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Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Gerri has created a perfect spot to rejuvenate and take in nature's beauty... nothing better than her Murphy's Hideway; peaceful, loving, creative, a one-of-kind slice of heaven that restores one's soul. Whether it's spending the day on the deck watching the sunrise, soaking in the magical sunsets or the best show of night sky stars around.... or taking in the Sierra's, Murphys, Arnold and so much more. We've had the pleasure to stay here almost a half a dozen times and I can't wait until the next one! With love, joy and blessings ~ Kristin

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Half Moon Bay ca

Great weekend getaway with awesome views off the beaten path.

  • 5 of 5

Great place off the beaten path perfect for a getaway. Beautiful view from the back deck.Well stocked and very comfortable. A little toasty, even with the fans provided. Would definitely visit again, but probably during fall or spring when it's a bit cooler. Otherwise, a great weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and that you appreciated the surrounding beauty and peaceful setting. Yes, please do come again. We plan to install some air conditioning in the house by next summer so everyone can be comfortable year round. The temperatures in the area seem to be consistently warmer than usual.
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San Jose, CA, USA

Country home in remote setting

  • 3 of 5

Stayed two nights in the Murphys Hideaway home for a weekend getaway with two girlfriends. We arrived to a glorious sunset on the deck with a beautiful view of the country side. The house was spacious for three adults with one bedroom downstairs and a loft type setting upstairs with two seperate sleeping quarters. The stairs were a bit narrow and could prove tricky for any guests with physical disabilities. The home is in a remote area which requires a drive on a narrow country road.

I read a previous review about the uncomfortable heat in the home, and I would concur 100% with that statement.

My friends and I are from California and we have experienced our fair share of heat in different parts of the state. But the heat in this house was unbearable at night; the owner provided oscillating floor fans and the rooms had ceiling fans but they provided little relief. I ended up sleeping on the couch downstairs because I could not bear the heat in the upstairs area. Needless to say, we all experienced very poor sleep over the weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're sorry that the floor and ceiling fans didn't help you enough with the heat of this exceptionally hot California summer. Although we could not do anything about it this year, we plan to install some mini split air conditioners before next summer as it appears this global warming is here to stay. We would like to offer you a discount should you choose to come back next year. Gerri
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Downtown Murphys
A winery on your must see list. Beautiful venue.
Moaning Cavern Park
Fun place to explore, has a zip line.
One of my favorite Murphys restaurants.
V Bistro Murphys
Alchemy Cafe
Twisted Oak Winery
The Spice Tin
V Restaurant & Bar
Rob's Place
Aria Bakery
Car: recommended

Located just two and a half hours east of San Francisco, the town of Murphys (founded in 1848 and known as 'Queen of the Sierra') provides an array of activities: historic sites to see, fabulous restaurants, dozens of wineries, outdoor concerts, antique and eclectic shopping, art galleries, golfing, hiking, fishing, biking, rafting, and a live theater. Big Trees State Park, Bear Valley Ski Area and the Alpine Lake recreation area are located nearby. The town of Murphys was listed in the April 2006 issue of Frommers Budget Travel as one of the top 10 coolest small towns.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.16
Damage Deposit £180.52

$179.00 per night, two night minimum, plus 6% tax and cleaning fee of $60.00.
$250.00 Refundable Security/Booking/Damage Deposit required.
Pets allowed with advance notice to owner, no fee required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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