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Vintage Comfort in Downtown! Walk to Main Street!!

People6
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:
19 August, 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!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Murphys in Calaveras County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1313 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

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Vintage Comfort in Downtown! Walk to Main Street!!
average rating of 4.8139534 based on 43 reviews
5

Quaint and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

This house was exactly what we needed for our trip to escape the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area. The only surprise we came across was when the description says "walking distance to downtown", they mean you walk 2 min and you're already at one end of downtown! The town market is located just a 5 min walk in the other direction, perfect for all of the miscellaneous items we forgot to purchase for meals or for our mid-day munchies. As for the house, bathrooms were clean and tidy, beds were comfortable, and back patio was perfect to enjoy the summer night weather. There was also plenty of space for my large 80-lb dog to hang out with us inside and outside. If we are ever back in Murphys, we would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We love it here

  • 5 of 5

5th time staying in this house and it never disappoints. Very clean very well managed great location

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: 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

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

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

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Wine Tasting

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Murphys, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£366
for 2 nights
From
£144
From
£243
Fri,Sat
£1,140
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£284
for 2 nights
From
£103
From
£161
Fri,Sat
£811
 
 
Thanksgiving
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£708
 
 
Christmas/New Years
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£144
From
£243
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Low Season
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£284
for 2 nights
From
£103
From
£161
Fri,Sat
£811
 
 
High Season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£366
for 2 nights
From
£144
From
£243
Fri,Sat
£1,140
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£366
for 2 nights
From
£144
From
£243
Fri,Sat
£1,140
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £155.36
Cleaning Fee £77.68
Pet Fee £38.84
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 for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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