Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Murphy, North Carolina - Updated 2024

Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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Murphy is an old town in Cherokee County, North Carolina, that attracts tourists from different places with its beautiful landscapes. Culture buffs will find themselves delighted with its historic downtown area. Tree-lined streets and period buildings are in every nook and corner, so make sure to bring your camera for an Instagram-worthy picture. Cherokee County Historical Museum also makes an excellent venue to appreciate art and the rich history of the previous settlers in Murphy. And if your purpose of visiting is to reconnect with nature, there are Hiawassee Lake, Two Crows Farm, and Nottely River Valley Vineyards you can visit. You can enjoy fishing, boating, fruit-picking, and wine-tasting there. To get the best of your vacation, check out our list of the top vacation rentals in Murphy, North Carolina.

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 08, 2024.

1. Charlotte's Cottage (from USD 116)

Another excellent accommodation to look forward to is this gorgeous home near downtown Murphy. Charlotte’s Cottage is equipped to accommodate four people in its two spacious bedrooms. It features vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and a stone fireplace that keeps the cottage warm during the cold weather.

It also has a full kitchen, a pristine bathroom, and a lounging area. The screen porch makes an excellent spot for morning coffees and fresh air. Outside, you can indulge in fishing in the nearby pond. Fishing poles and fish food are also available. Kayaks and mountain bikes are also free for you to use.

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50 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this cottage is charming and cozy
Cleanliness:
very clean really nice and comfortable
clean serene locality town nearby good host clean home in summary
clean and really nice amenities
the cottage is very attractive and comfortable clean and well equipped
the cottage was extremely clean and we felt safe from the virus
Host:
hosts are also very considerate e
hosts responds and takes care very promptly
they were attentive and helpful in all other ways
laura and john are great owners and attend to all your wants and needs
everything you need for a relaxing stay owners are wonderful to work with should you need anything
Location:
the location was very easy to find
great location for our trip perfect place for couples
murphy is a fun little town with cute shops good food and is close to other venues
i stay at vrbo properties frequently and it is rare to find a place as nice as charlotte's cottage
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2. Spacious cabin with a balcony (from USD 240)

Nestled atop the mountains, this quaint cabin is where you can subject yourself to relaxation. With expansive green space, this accommodation comes with many spots ideal for unwinding. You can choose between the balcony and the front porch. Three beautiful bedrooms can happily sleep up to six people.

Its interior includes hand-crafted wood posts and vaulted ceilings with dim lighting. Its kitchen is a dream come true for guests who love trying on different recipes. For gathering, there is a family room comprising games, movies, and spacious seating areas.

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64 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was fun to be had in every room
we loved all of the games hot tub pool table etc
Cleanliness:
beautiful and clean inside cabin
it was very clean highly recommend
hot tub was clean and functioned perfectly
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was very clean
Host:
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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3. Family-friendly chalet with a wraparound deck (from USD 161)

Escape to nature and forget about your mundane woes when you stay in this tranquil mountain chalet surrounded by lush greenery for your much-deserved Murphy holiday. It is a cozy retreat that welcomes all members of the house, including playful kids and the adorable four-legged fur babies.

The house has three bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a sunny living room with a fireplace and a wide-screen TV, two full baths, and a wraparound deck, where you can relax and soak up some rays.

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32 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean well maintained
the cabin was clean and had everything we needed
the cabin was nice clean a family would enjoy staying here not much to do but relax
Host:
the owner was super responsive when we had questions
the owner was very nice and friendly and super accommodating to our personal situation
wonderful owners more than expected just a great location and well kept home
Location:
this cabin was perfect the location is about 10mins from the border of georgia and tennessee
and there are many nice restaurants and shops just a short drive away in downtown murphy
take a little stroll by the murphy "river walk" while there and enjoy the history of this town
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4. Fully furnished mountain retreat with a patio (from USD 129)

Experience a one-of-a-kind holiday filled with bliss and relaxation when you make this mountain retreat your home for the weekend. Wake up to the singing of the birds and the views of Mother Earth’s wonders. When not exploring hiking trails in the adventure gate or swimming in the pond, you can find comfort in the living room’s cozy sofas and watch a movie.

This one-bedroom accommodation also has a kitchen, where you can show off your culinary skills and a patio, where you can enjoy some drinks while marveling at the views. Remember to bring necessities and your favorite snacks as it will take you a long drive to reach the grocery.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Host:
mrs beverly was an amazing host very cordial and welcoming
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5. The Sunflower

This townhouse is a wise choice for tourists on the hunt for a spacious holiday haven in downtown Murphy. Apart from its convenient location, its home-away-from-home atmosphere and modern amenities will impress you.

Featuring two bedrooms, a full bath, a lounge area with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and a rustic dining set, this homey haven has all the comforts of an ideal vacation rental. Plus, it boasts a fenced sun deck with a hot tub, which is the perfect place to unwind after a fun-filled day.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
47 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet and streaming television worked great
the notebook on the coffee table with suggestions of things to do was really helpful
debbie gave us an extra space heater just tomake sure we were warm enough
great location and well equipped house (kitchen wifi and cable tv)
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and well kept
sunflower cottage was very clean and the beds were comfortable
Host:
easy to find nice host hot tub was the high light
the home was clean and in a nice location bed was comfortable and owner was pleasant
Location:
nice place located within walking distance of the downtown area
also super close to the casino
the location was great for us
cute little bungalow location is great super nice people
great place in the heart of the town
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6. Stunning cabin near adventure zones (from USD 162)

For tourists on the hunt for spectacular accommodations near adventure hotspots, this two-bedroom cabin close to hiking, swimming, and fishing spots might pique your interest. If you are feeling lucky, you can also swing by Harris Cherokee Valley River Casino, which is only 4 mi (6.4 km) from this property.

Surrounded by towering trees, this cabin promises its guests a soulfully relaxing experience after a day’s outdoor exploration. Plus, it has WiFi, allowing guests to update their socials with all the vacation happenings.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
133 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was spotless the couch was very comfortable and both ends recline
Cleanliness:
very clean and very cozy
very clean & set up adorable
very clean home cozy and comfortable place
cabin was immaculately clean
house was very beautiful an clean
Host:
the owner was very responsive too
wonderful cabin with a wonderful host
kevin is a wonderful host - very responsive and communicative and shows genuine care about your experience/stay
i would definitely return thank you kevin for being such a great host
i had an amazing experience the space was incredible and kevin was a great host
Location:
great location to whitewater rafting in duckstown
great location and very quick responses
great place to stay at for a trip
clean cozy cabin and so close to downtown murphy
will be definitely be trying my best to be back to this place in the future
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7. Private and serene abode for four (from USD 137)

Are you looking for a vacationing place where it is quiet yet close enough to activities? This superb cottage accommodates four guests, and is close to hiking trails and only 2 mi (3.2 km) away from downtown. If you’re someone who has a lot of energy in the morning, you can have fun taking scenic strolls around the area.

Afterward, you can come home to enjoy a healthy dose of caffeine on the porch, where you can also witness fantastic views of Murphy. Lazy afternoons are best at the deck. You can find a swing, lounge chairs, and a picnic table there.

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Murphy, NC, US
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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8. Cherokee Ridge Cabin (from USD 165)

Imagine spending your mornings gazing at the breathtaking nature views with a smoldering cup of coffee in hand. Isn’t it dreamy? In Cherokee Ridge Cabin, you can experience that, and more. It offers excellent facilities that will guarantee you a memorable stay.

Two spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a functional kitchen, and a cozy living room complete the place. Modern amenities include a fast internet connection, a game room with foosball and pool table, and a fireplace. When the sun is out, you can fish in one of the nearby lakes.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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9. River Station Apartment (from USD 150)

Daydreaming of an exciting getaway in the beautiful town of Murphy? Make it a reality and book this fantastic apartment that links you to many must-visit attractions. Its strategic location, in the heart of town, allows guests to breeze through the city with ease.

You can easily go on sightseeing adventures, shopping, food trips, and unwind in the park that is located steps from the house. This apartment can sleep four, featuring a bedroom with a queen-size bed and a living space with a sofa bed.

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Murphy, North Carolina, United States
109 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even cuter in person such a unique little apartment with all the amenities
i also loved the huge kitchen sink and pull down faucet
the apartment definitely exceeded our expectations and we would recommend it to anyone traveling to murphy
tv setup and living area could be better
corie’s place was super nice very cozy and great element
Cleanliness:
clean decorated very stylish
clean personal thoughtful :)
it was so clean and comfortable
clean up to date and quiet
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
corie was a great host
corie was a wonderful host she answered questions quickly and gave great restaurant recommendations
corie was really fast in her responses and so helpful with local recommendations
corie was a fantastic host and responded immediately to our messages
Location:
place was wonderfully located close to town
great location walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants
great place that’s close to downtown
it was a great location to get out and walk around the downtown area
cool place very neat river walk close by just what we needed
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10. Little Bear Cabin

If ever you find yourself needing an escape from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, consider traveling to Murphy and booking a stay in this mountain cabin that is situated outside the town. Tons of outdoor activities await you in this lovely abode, like fly fishing, whitewater rafting, and hiking on one of the nearby trails, where you can also witness enchanting waterfalls.

But if you feel like not venturing out, you can spend your time on the swing outside or lounge in the living room and watch your favorite Netflix show. Rest assured that the kitchen is fully functional, so you won’t have to worry about your meals.

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105 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely great very comfortable great amenities peaceful and quiet
the front deck is set up for both eating and sitting in comfortable seats
the living room furnature was a delight to lounge in and not just to sit in
fully stocked kitchen including all the tools to prepare anything like pots pans wisks mixers coffee maker etc
cabin was spacious comfortable and well equipped (we particularly liked the electric fireplace)
Cleanliness:
it is extremely well kept and clean and looks very new
the property was exactly as described and pictured very clean and very convenient to murphy
the cabin was clean comfortable and well stocked with just about anything you would need
beautifully decorated and clean beds were comfortable and we loved the fireplace
very enjoyable fully stocked very clean tranquil deer in the yard morning and night
Host:
and we thank the owner for the lovely bottle of wine
the owner was very prompt with answers to our questions and truly made us feel welcome
the owners were very accommodating and friendly
owner was helpful and available locally
barbara and john the owners were helpful
Location:
we highly recommend this location
very cozy house great location 30-60 minutes from waterfalls lakes and rivers
its close to town but yet you feel like your in the country
charming comfy getaway just 10 minutes from ingles walgreens and walmart and crossroads to many fun places
you live in a forest 10 minutes to the city any shop restaurants disco huge casino
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Explore the mountain town of Murphy

Murphy is the place where you will want to spend a quick getaway as it offers the best escape from the city life. Scenic mountain views, beautiful hiking trails, and lazy rivers will welcome you here. The locals are also friendly, and there’s no dearth of dining options.

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