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Villa at the Winery - Short Walk to Town - Hot Tub - Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 2 single futons, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

We are excited to introduce you to our truly comfortable “Villa' vacation rental.

Located in the beautiful historic Gold Rush Town of Murphy's. Home of 23 tasting rooms all within walking distance of the Villa.

Named 'One of the Top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America' by Frommer's, Murphy's is a truly unique and memorable destination. Called a sweeter Napa.

Our tranquil property boasts 4 acres of pasture, vineyards, gardens including fruit trees, hot tub and a dipping pool to refresh from the summer heat. Big Trees Park, Bear Valley Ski Resort and beautiful lakes are only an easy 20 to 40 minutes drive away.

The Villa is directly adjacent to Val du Vino Winery.

More Details

Jeannine and Jonathon
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Jeannine and Jonathon

Come and meet the owners, Jeannine (a French woman) and Jonathon (the winemaker), by stopping at the Winery.

Jeannine and Jonathon purchased this house in 2005

Why Jeannine and Jonathon chose Gold Country / High Sierra

Such a great spot, on Main Street, but away from the crowd. Plenty of parking, not squeezed between other homes, view of vineyards and pasture even cows. A true vacation with hot tub, dipping pool and basket ball court and much more.

What makes this house unique

Do not have to worry about the neighbors. Pets are welcome. Even have an enclosed kennel.


Murphys House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , master bath with oversized bathtub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , beautiful tiled walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , ensuite bedroom with walk in shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , adjacent to third bathroom with tub
    2 single futons - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 single foam futon, linens, pillows and covers provided
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Enjoy enormous privacy, hot tub, pool, view of country side, winery, vineyards. Walk to 20 + tasting rooms. Four golf courses nearby. Skiing, rafting, hiking, lakes, rivers, fishing.


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Villa at the Winery - Short Walk to Town - Hot Tub - Pool
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Really enjoyed it.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the convenient location, the setting in the vineyards, the privacy offered by each of the 3 bedrooms (each with its own separate outdoor access), and the large communal kitchen area. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So kind of you. Murphys is such nice spot for a wonderful get away. We are really flattered that our villa was an added bonus for you and your friends. Thank you so much for giving us a high mark. Cheers, Jeannine and Jonathon
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A great girls' getaway weekend

  • 5 of 5

We knew after meeting and talking to Jeannine at the winery that we had to rent the villa. My family has a teeny home off Murphys Grade Road but it's really only good for hosting a few people. Luckily the perfect occasion for renting the Villa presented itself a week later, and the weekend we were looking at had magically had a cancellation so we were able to swoop in and reserve it.

Beyond the perfect location for enjoying wine tasting in Murphys (startijng with some of the most delicious right out the door at Val du Vino), the Villa was so comfortable for our group. We had four adults and 4 children, so the large kitchen and multiple dining area options were key and we had lots of fun preparing meals together in the beautiful kitchen. And on the night when we were all too tired to cook, we took a short walk to Firewood where there's a nice low-key vibe and options for hungry folks big and small.

We spent an entire day with the kids in the pool, which was something we were so grateful for as the temperature was well over a 100 that weekend. Although it's small, it was perfect for our young crew (age ranges 18 months - 9 years old).

All of the bedrooms were comfortable and having three full bathrooms was great (since we were a household of girls-only for the weekend).

While we love our little Murphys house, I will definitely be renting the Villa again in the future. Especially since my little nieces told me over and over how much they loved our weekend together. Such a treat!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love this place....

  • 5 of 5

Not fancy but fully equipped for a fabulous visit to Murphy's. Walk to town, cook, swim, hang out. We are three couples and this house is perfect for us, three bedrooms, three baths, big kitchen for group cooking, gas BBQ and the winery has terrific wines. We've been here for three visits and are working on next year's trip already. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Guys😃 We are so happy and grateful that you have chosen our villa to make it your destination and that you like our wine too. Looking forward to your next visit. Cheers, Jeannine and Jonathon
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Gorgeous and perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We came into town to hear matchbox 20 on Monday night. We arrived on Sunday, and it was an easy stroll into town for an amazing dinner at a funky little restaurant with fairy lights. The next day we headed up to big trees state park, we had had a great hike , And then we headed back to Murphy's for some great shopping, and the house was in walking distance to the concert. The rooms are big and spacious the bathrooms are beautiful the kitchen was lovely. Everything about this place was phenomenal.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance to all of Murphys shops and restaurants and cave exploring and wine tasting. 3 comfortable bedrooms, each have their own bathroom. A kitchen to die for. All the comforts of home, tv, wifi, pool. Can't get any better.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debbie for your kind comment on the Villa. You can come back anytime and visit us in Murphys, hopefully we will not miss you next time you come. Hopefully the heat was not too hard on you and the pool helped. All went well with Jonathon we are really relieved and happy. Stay in touch. Cheers, Jeannine
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Perfect rental for a girl's get away!

  • 5 of 5

Large, spacious, bright, comfortable home. Would rent this home again and plan to for our next visit. So convenient to everything on Main Street. Everything included that you will need to spend some time in beautiful Murphy's.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and come back soon. Murphys is a fun place to be any time of the year. Cheers, Jeannine and Jonathon
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Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Greenhorn Creek
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
highway 4
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Bear Valley

wine tasting at 20 wineries walking distance to the house

** Skiing. The Villa is only 40 minutes to Bear Valley Ski Resort** You will not have to dig your car out of the snow!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $20

Reservation Policy:
2 night stay cannot be booked beyond 3 months.
A minimum of 3 night stay is required in order to book prior to 3 months in advance.
Weekly & Monthly Discount

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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