10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Murphy, North Carolina - Updated 2024

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Blessed with a rich topography, the quaint town of Murphy is a wonderful tourist attraction where there are abundant places to relax in the midst of nature. Nestled at the confluence of the Hiwassee and Valley rivers, Murphy is never short of off-the-beaten hiking trails, mountain views, scintillating lakes, and historical buildings. Visit this place to take a break from your busy routine life and soak in the fresh air of this enchanting place. Whether you wish to spend a memorable vacation with your partner or family and friends, there are many wonderful lodges close to rivers, lakes, and mountains. Below we have made a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Murphy, North Carolina, so check them out.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 06, 2024.

1. Bucolic cottage with a wonderful hot tub

If you’re someone who appreciates privacy and tranquility, then this lovely rustic-chic cottage is just what you need. Whether you wish to spend your vacation with your partner or with a small group of friends (up to four guests) in Murphy just close to the downtown area, then consider this property. Its highlight is the wonderful hot tub which is right at the private porch where you can absolutely relax and enjoy the surrounding views. From its decadent living room to its beautiful bedroom, this accommodation is stylish, convenient, and cozy. And if adventures are what you are seeking, you’ll be glad to know this place abounds with outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and water rafting.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
23.97 km (14.9 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
293 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every detail of the comfortable cottage is picture perfect
the hot tub is amazing the bed sleeps great and the couch is comfortable
wonderful small touches from fireplace to heated bathroom floor to hot tub
this cozy cottage is one of the best airbnb's i have ever been to
the sofa sleeper actually was comfortable and everything was spotless the location was charming
everything so clean and cozy
very clean cozy and perfectly charming
the place was clean and welcoming
very clean soft bed heated bathroom floors
this is a very cute and exceptionally clean cottage
the host responded quickly to the few questions we did have overall an excellent experience
one of a kind hospitality and communication
most importantly great responsive and welcoming hosts
great weekend get away super nice host loved the hot tub
her helpful notes and attention to detail made us feel very welcome
wonderful spot within walking distance of downtown murphy
easy walk into downtown to explore
cabin was outstanding the location was even better
awesome spot located in a quiet neighborhood of murphy
so close to downtown as well highly recommend
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2. Spacious retreat surrounded by verdant trees (from USD 99)

Right in the midst of a verdant area, this quaint cottage is a retreat where you can enjoy an utterly relaxing environment. Endowed with a large lawn clad with green foliage, the property comes with several relaxing corners such as the front porch area which faces the lawn. The interior as well has many spaces where guests can unwind. There are two beautiful bedrooms and two immaculate bathrooms. Guests can also access the fully equipped kitchen. Nearby hang-out spots include Chevelle’s bar and Harrah’s Casino.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
19.47 km (12.1 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
106 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very homey comfortable and spacious the deck space is so nice to enjoy the outside
very clean and extremely comfortable
the house was so clean and inviting
the house is very clean and beautifully decorated
absolutely beautiful home and sparkling clean the pictures don't do it justice
well stocked clean and easy parking
lenore is a fantastic host
lenore is great host and very responsive and friendly best airbnb ever
we really appreciated the hosts flexibility and communication
lenore was a great host and left us little extras like some wine and beer
lenore and morgan are definitely super hosts we had a marvelous time
location was great
the location is great
fantastic location - peaceful stylish
definitely pictures do not do this location justice
splendid isolation in a beautiful location
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3. Rustic cottage in the woods (from USD 41)

For an intimate getaway, this rustic cottage is simply perfect for romantic lovebirds seeking a secluded area. This property is located in the green woods, close to the wildlife, where you can spend a wonderful time with your partner. Unwind at the balcony while sipping a cup of coffee, and if you’re lucky enough, spot a deer. There’s a decent bedroom that comes with a bathroom equipped with basic amenities.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
26.72 km (16.6 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
250 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa bed was good enough for the night and the bedding was great
who like peace and no wifi signal this room is perfect
bed was incredibly comfortable motorcycles be aware of the gravel hill leading to the house
the bed was incredibly comfortable
very clean will definitely stay again
we loved her place and how clean it was
the space was clean simple and perfect
new nice place clean and simple
clean decorated nicely private and cozy
host was very sweet and attentive
sabine was a wonderful host
great hosts and we are very happy with our stay
sabine was a great host very friendly and informative
sabine was pretty helpful she made sure we checked in safely
awesome location sabine was awesome
incredible stay in a beautiful location
wonderful place to get away
we had a great stay the location was great in regards to visiting murphy
a great place to stay
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4. Sublime loft with pool and organic garden (from USD 69)

Nestled in a sprawling 18-acre (7 hectares) farm, this sublime loft is a dream come true. It’s no wonder why it has earned much positive feedback thanks to the occasional refurbishing by its owners. The property is firstly decked out in a stylish outlook especially with its contrasting colors against the verdant green setting. The area consists of a loft, a small farm, an organic garden, and a pool area. There is plenty of space for two people. Staying here means enjoying the pristine spacious setting, and of course, the loft itself with wonderful amenities including a fully equipped kitchen and a gift basket of many goodies for breakfast.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
25.15 km (15.7 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
360 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
king bed is extremely comfortable ac is nearly silent
very cozy wonderful amenities
jamie supplied coffee and breakfast snacks which was wonderful getting up to
quaint apartment over the barn with a private porch for morning coffee was very nice
private pool picnic table gas grill firepit made you feel like you are at a resort
everything was very clean
super clean and very pleasant
the loft was clean and very cozy
wonderfully decorated immaculately clean and comfortable
the place was clean and comfy
the hosts were really nice
the hosts go above and beyond to make you feel welcomed and feel at home
all the local suggestions by the host were great
thank you jamie for being such a great host
i was glad to meet the host
the location is also ideal so close to restaurants and stores yet tucked away on a farm
amazing location too beautiful valley
such a cute little barn loft in a beautiful location
this place was very cute and located in a good place
everything is within close proximity to all attractions in town
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5. Sublime cabin at the Hiwassee River (from USD 159)

Located in the Smoky Mountain region, this bucolic-chic cabin beckons guests to spend a memorable family getaway in a breathtaking setting-right in the middle of nowhere. With the flowing Hiwassee River beside it, this amazing property allows you to combine tranquility, convenience, and adventure altogether. It can easily sleep up to six guests. The interior is lavishly decked with contrasting colors. There are wonderful corners which consist of great amenities. The two bedrooms are opulently designed. There is also the living space with a lovely fireplace, but the porch is where you would probably like to spend most of your time as it overlooks the translucent river.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
19.84 km (12.4 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
297 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s magical and extremely comfortable
house has internet and tv which was good for the evening times with our family
nice touch the kitchen is also full of utensils and everything you would need
this was a great place to stay feet from the river great views comfortable space
very comfortable in late july and hope to return in the fall
the cabin was very clean and comfortable
the place was clean and quiet
the house was very clean and tidy
clean well equipped and comfortable
it was clean it was stocked it was adorable
our host was very helpful and friendly
host was very responsive and quick to answer all questions
the hosts were responsive kind and helpful
ed was great host
the owner is very friendly and was quick to answer any of our questions
the house and location is very nice
second the location is awesome
very relaxing peaceful location
perfect location surrounded by tons of hiking trails and lakes
the location is hard to beat as it’s close to town but also private and very relaxing
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6. Vibrant guestroom with swimming pool

Located just minutes away from Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River, this vibrant guestroom is set in a wonderful verdant land. Spacious and immaculate, the bedroom comprises a king-sized bed and comes with an ensuite bathroom. Guests can take advantage of the kitchen equipped with a microwave, a mini-fridge, a Keurig coffee maker and complimentary coffee, and snacks. Unwind at the swimming pool and enjoy the refreshing, clean air.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
24.48 km (15.3 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
144 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything we needed was there: a good bed coffee telly
would love to come back in warmer months to enjoy sitting by their pool
your place was amazing beautiful natural view safe comfortable quick responds great extras and easy check in
loved everything about taylor’s room
looking forward to coming back to grill and relax by the pool when we can stay longer
a very clean and relaxing place to stay
jamie’s place was very clean and peaceful
this room was lovely very clean and comfy
quiet clean and very comfortable
place was as pictured & clean
jamie is a wonderful host
the hosts went out of their way to make our stay wonderful
jamie and her husband are lovely hosts
we didn't need to contact the host but the original message was quickly sent
they were very responsive and offered to get us anything we needed
easy check in and a great location for those visiting the area
a lot of great outdoor activities close by
added a 2nd night to my stay great location and beautiful scenery
cute little place with awesome recommendations
we definitely recommend this place and are very likely to come back for another visit
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7. Spacious cottage at the Nottely River (from USD 195)

For an intimate family getaway, choose this spacious and chic cottage located on the bank of the Nottely River right in a green area. The property can easily sleep up to eight guests. There are three beautiful bedrooms and one common bathroom. The living area is spacious and is decked out with plush sofas and a propane fireplace. The highlight of the property is certainly the back porch which opens up to the river. Listen to the gurgling sound of the river and enjoy a peaceful vacation.

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Murphy , North Carolina, United States
19.02 km (11.9 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
58 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space but still cozy and homey
the kitchen is very spacious and well stocked with cooking utensils
the kitchen had every tool imaginable to cook and clean with including a well stocked spice cabinet
everything owner wrote about it is true
bob was very responsive and accommodating
the it's private but close enough to many local attractions
good location on the river and a lot of hummingbirds come to feeders on the property
this home is in a beautiful location right on the river
beautiful and cozy place to relax and get away for a great mountain vacation
terrific river home in the murphy area conveniently located and close to blue ridge and other nearby mountains communities
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8. Enchanting getaway surrounded by lavish vegetation (from USD 79)

This contemporary cottage is a marvelous hideout to spend quiet time with your loved ones. If you’re seeking tranquility, nature, and adventure right in an immaculate setting, then this cottage is your best bet. Not far from outdoor activities like hiking, water rafting, and biking, this place has an opulent bedroom, a well-stocked kitchen, a fire pit, and a hammock where you can spend your time sleeping or reading a book.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
19.26 km (12.0 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
196 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
her apartment was simple in nature and her offerings of local eggs and granola was a nice touch
the coffee and honey are amazing cute and cozy apartment
the apartment is very private is spacious and has a great couch to relax in
the bed is extremely comfortable we had a great sleep
i was most impressed with the shower
and it was very clean and calm
the place is clean and quiet
" the apartment was clean and bright and stocked with plenty of dishes and cookware
karah's place was exactly as advertised: simple clean and quaint
place was super clean
this host is very kind
this host is definitely recommended by us
karah was a gracious host and was very quick to answer any questions
the host's suggestions for activities and restaurants were great
the hosts are super friendly and really care to make your stay enjoyable
it is perfect location
excellent accommodations and good location
great place to spend the weekend away from the busy city
loved the location everything as stated and more
beautiful and stylish one bedroom apartment in a quiet and leaf location
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9. Beautiful cabin-apartment with garage

Surrounded by mountain views and lush green vegetation, this beautiful cabin-apartment is endowed with blissful views. The property is designed in a contemporary style, including its beautiful bedroom, living space which has cozy sofas, a workstation, and a TV with premium channels. Its kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a microwave, a Keurig coffee maker, a toaster, and a bar sink. Additionally, the outdoor patio is decorated with a flowered pergola and a fireplace. Bask in the sublime landscape view.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
19.45 km (12.1 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
312 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we also enjoyed relaxing on the couch watching tv
high quality and comfortable furnishings
comfortable sleeping etc
the place was cozy and nestled into the mountains with a gorgeous view
comfortable bed well-appointed space snacks and breakfast chocolates jetted tub
very spacious clean and up to date
extremely well stocked sparkling clean comfortable bed plush towels etc
very clean very comfortable very stylish
very clean so much attention to detail in all parts of the apartment
the guest house is warmly appointed and sparkling clean
it clearly demonstrates the hospitality and attention to detail of the hosts
mark was an awesome host
mark is a wonderful host
great host friendly and helpful
mark was such a nice host
awesome location and perfect for this chilly season
the location is beautiful and far exceeded our expectations
the location is ideal for hiking and sightseeing in one of the most beautiful areas in the country
much more comfortable than a dorm room and quite close to the jcc campus
we were very pleased to stay at mark’s place
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10. Stylish treehouse with a pool

Are you looking to reconnect with nature? Then choose this stylish treehouse which can accommodate up to two people in a cozy interior. Spend a lovely summer vacation with your partner or loved one in the midst of nature where you can hear the teeming wildlife, from the crowing roosters to the frogs and crickets. Rest comfortably in the cozy bedroom or spend a quiet time at the porch. There is an outdoor kitchenette if you wish to hone your cooking skills. For a refreshing morning ritual, head to the inviting swimming pool and start a wonderful day with a few laps.

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22.19 km (13.8 mi) from Grandaddy Mimm's Distilling Co.
5 reviews  
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests

Spend an intimate vacation in the sublime setting of Murphy, North Carolina

If picturesque mountain views, winding rivers, and secluded hideouts are what you are seeking, then look no further and make Murphy your next vacation destination. Have the best accommodations by choosing from our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Murphy, North Carolina.

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