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Cozy Cabin that Overlooks River from Back Deck Providing Perfect Romantic Getaway

Sassafras Cabin – Sleeps 6

Escape From Home for Whole Family with Calming Views of Rolling Hills from Hot Tub

Dogwood Cabin – Sleeps 8

Break Free in Relaxing Ranch Themed Rooms with Stunning Views of Meramec River Bottom

Murphy’s Retreat – Sleeps 12

Breathtaking Riverside Views with Plenty of Space for All to Enjoy

Hillside Cabin – Sleeps 6

Quiet, Little Sanctuary Overlooking 200 Acre Working Cattle Farm

Country Cabin – Sleeps 6

River Access and Stunning Views of The Farm From Deck with Hot Tub

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"What Guests are Saying"

Sassafras Cabin

" Jul 22, 2012 AWESOME FAMILY PLACE 1651 Hwy T, Steelville, MO, 65565, United States (358019)"

Debbie Garner

07/12/2012

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"Christmas getaway"

Tonya O

01/02/2022

My family and I decided on an experience instead of too many presents this year. We definitely had an experience- fishing and hiking on Christmas day, thanks to perfect weather and a beautiful location. The Sassafrass cabin was a comfortable fit and had all we needed. There was even a Christmas tree! We highly recommend this stay.

Sassafras Cabin

"Amazing!!"

Sarah K

10/20/2021

Everything was outstanding! Clean, quiet, private and that hot tub!! We had an amazing time reconnecting after 15yrs together. And I’m so grateful we found this beautiful property! Next time we will share it with the kids and I will pet that pretty horse down the lane! We will be back for sure!! Side note… I think I might have a new obsession for cows! Watching them live there best life on this farm is refreshing to see! We loved every second there!

Sassafras Cabin

"Great get a way!"

Shawnna T

09/16/2021

Great place to get away from the noise of the city. Lots of wildlife and fresh country air. We have been here twice already now and will return again!

Sassafras Cabin

"Great get away"

Sara H

09/02/2021

We stayed here over the weekend for our 7 year anniversary. Was the secluded stay we were looking for ❤️❤️❤️

Sassafras Cabin

"Wonderful gateway"

Sanin F

06/21/2021

We had great and such a relaxing time.

Sassafras Cabin

"Very beautiful & relaxing"

Mary H

03/22/2021

The view was stunning from the cabin overlooking the river. We loved relaxing by the firepit and in the outdoor hot tub. It was a lovely weekend!

Sassafras Cabin

"Wonderful Getaway"

Jon D

01/02/2021

I have zero complaints about our stay and the property and couldn’t even find a complaint we tried. Crystal answered all questions we had quickly prior to our stay. The property was very clean and maintained very well. The house was stocked with everything we could possibly need. It was tastefully put together and had all the perks and amenities we would want. Our expectations were exceeded and we highly recommend booking with Crystal. We will absolutely be coming back this summer.

Sassafras Cabin

"Very Nice Accomodations"

Jene B

12/20/2020

The cabin is very nice and clean and the property is secluded with beautiful views of the river. We really enjoyed walking the property, the outdoor jacuzzi tub, and the gas fireplace. Very relaxing trip! I would highly recommend this cabin.

Sassafras Cabin

"Relaxing getaway"

Jennifer C

10/21/2020

The cabin was a very quiet and relaxing getaway. The Meramec Spring was a short ride away and was a beautiful spot to spend the day.

Sassafras Cabin

"Quiet Oasis"

Shawnna T

09/12/2020

Great place to get away from a noisy city. One of our favorites so far.

Sassafras Cabin

"Amazing Property"

christine b

07/05/2020

We stayed at the Sassafras Cabin for a long weekend. Firstly, the pictures don’t do it justice! The cabin was super cute,, well appointed, amazing views and a great hot tub. Plenty of privacy but there were areas on the property for guests to get together and hang out down by the river on the large patio. We will definitely be going back!

Sassafras Cabin

"Nice location with a great view"

Kevin B

06/03/2019

This was a really nice place to stay. Has a cozy cabin feeling to it. This location is great and the view on the back deck in the evenings is fantastic. Although we didn't get a chance to take advantage of it, the gazebo down by the river also looked great. Highly recommend this place if you're looking to get away.

Sassafras Cabin

"Relaxing, modern, & Fantastic"

Debbie D

11/26/2018

The Sassafras is a darling cabin for 4 people. We enjoyed the hot tub, full kitchen, comfortable beds, and woodland atmosphere.

Sassafras Cabin

"Just what the doctor ordered!"

Monica M

06/20/2016

Our family of 3 and 2 pups enjoyed our stay in the Sassafras immensely! Whether you just want to relax on the deck or in the hot tub, explore the wooded paths & caves, float, fish, sun, cook, BBQ, or drive in to town for supper, ice cream, or comb unique shops - you'll find something for everyone here. Our hosts were very gracious and accommodating, and we were quite envious of their dream setup! Cabins are very clean, spacious, and everything is in great condition & working order. Everything you need to enjoy your stay is included, free firewood for the pit, wi-fi, cable, towels, bedding, kitchen items, hot tub. We can't wait to go back, it's the perfect quick get-a-way from St Louis. Eager to try all of their cabins! Each are just as perfect and unique as the next!

Sassafras Cabin

"Beautiful, peaceful, and relaxing"

Matthew B

03/09/2016

My wife enjoyed this cabin for our 5th anniversary. We had been on a few trips before, cruises, bed and breakfast, hotel, but this was by far the most relaxing stay we have ever had! I would recommend it to anyway.

Sassafras Cabin

"Winter Outing"

Donald D.

01/31/2022

My friends and I had a great time. The cabin met our expectations. It was a quiet and peaceful setting.

Sassafras Cabin

"We loved this place! The only drawback was the beds were a little noisy when you moved. Can’t wait to come back when it’s warm outside and take advantage of the pavilion by the river! Beautiful views"

Bre B

11/24/2021

Sassafras Cabin

"Thank you so much! We had the best weekend!! Location was amazing, the views were awesome.. the snow added a nice touch! We couldn't have asked for a better time. Thank you!❤️"

Alexandra R.

01/14/2022

Sassafras Cabin

"The little things that count! The cabin we stayed in was immaculately clean, comfortable, and fully furnished. Truly a pleasant getaway experience from the hustle and bustle…"

Kyle F.

01/28/2022

Sassafras Cabin

"Beautiful place. The view is breath taking"

Alicia L.

02/13/2022

Sassafras Cabin

"Very nice and clean including hot tub Excellent place to stay"

Ernest N.

03/25/2022

Sassafras Cabin

"Exactly what we expected! We had a great time with our family over the weekend. The kids loved the combo of the hot tub and all the outdoors. We had all the necessities to enjoy the outdoors but relax at the end of the night. Looking forward to going back!"

Robert K

07/01/2022

Sassafras Cabin

"Wonderful Cabin!!"

Megan M.

06/28/2022

Loved this adorable, quaint cabin! Perfect for me, my husband, two teens and our lab! It was clean, cozy, comfortable and had all the items needed in the kitchen to make a meal. You have to drive/walk to river access, but it's only a couple minutes just down the road (two great spots) and it's easy to get in and out. It was secluded enough to feel like you're away from everything, but also close enough to town to run and grab groceries, or other needed items. We met the owners and they were so friendly! We got a little lost at first coming in, so make sure you look for the signs that direct you to Murphy's Place, 4J Vacation Rentals property (Sassafras Cabin). It might be helpful to have exact directions sent once you book the place....since it's situated pretty far back from the road. Such a wonderful get away! We will be back for sure!

Country Cabin

"Short getaway"

Rachel A

01/12/2022

Always a pleasure to stay in the house. Jessica is always a wonderful property manager. We’ll continue to come back!

Country Cabin

"Country cabin getaway"

Jason H

12/29/2021

This property was perfect to getaway and unplug. The owner was great to work with and we had an amazing time.

Country Cabin

"Christmas Getaway"

Barb G

12/25/2021

We absolutely loved staying on your farm! It was the perfect getaway.

Country Cabin

"Great weekend"

Jeff B

12/13/2021

My wife and had the best weekend here!! The views of the hundreds of acres were amazing! Jessica and Justin were the best hosts! We can’t wait to come back this summer with friends for some floating! Also, we just had their 4J steaks for dinner when we got home. Very good!! Definitely stock up.

Country Cabin

"Relaxing weekend get away"

Michael W

12/08/2021

I had a nice relaxing weekend at the cabin house. Took a drive around the surrounding area, saw lots of deer, horses, cattle and other wildlife. Enjoying the sunrise with a cup of coffeee, while sitting in the hot tub on a December morning made the trip well worth it. Thank You as I look forward to revisiting with some friends this coming summer.

Country Cabin

"3rd time staying"

Jeff R

11/30/2021

Great getaway to a nice quiet, secluded cabin.

Country Cabin

"Relaxing"

Jessica C

11/07/2021

This was a perfect get away for my family! Justin and Jessica were wonderful to work with!

Country Cabin

"Fall Getaway"

Batina J

11/05/2021

This is a beautiful, peaceful property in the fall. There were deer each morning and evening. The host does a great job making you feel welcome. We would love to come back!!!

Country Cabin

"Beautiful cabin"

Katie O

10/24/2021

The cabin was very clean and the property was beautiful. It was easy to find and was close to everything. Highly recommend staying here!

Country Cabin

"Relaxing Get away"

Kathy C

10/20/2021

This property is located in a beautiful relaxing setting. We enjoyed local restaurants for lunch. Evenings were spent relaxing on the patio or the hot tub.

Country Cabin

"Beautiful stay"

Jessica C

10/12/2021

We loved staying at this property. Beautiful property. The fog over the valley every morning was just a delight. Jessica was very easy to reach. We will be back!

Country Cabin

"Views were breathtaking!"

Anonymous

10/18/2021

We desperately needed to get away from the city to enjoy some nature - the Country Cabin provided that for us. We walked our dogs who loved all the new sights and smells, sat by a fire at night, and took a lot of photos of the beautiful scenery. We picked up food from Rich's Famous Burgers and enjoyed it while sitting under the carport, at the cabin, while taking in the view. The lady at Rich's, now I can not recall her name, was VERY welcoming - we chuckled a bit during our exchange. 🙂 Burgers were delicious! The cabin had enough space for us to stretch out, while not feeling too big. The kitchen had everything we needed except an 8"x8" pan to bake cornbread it. We purchased one at the local grocery store and gifted it to the cabin. 🙂 We brought our own spices. There is another cabin pretty close to this one, but I feel it woud be more of a non-issue as there is a good amount of green space between them and each has their own "fire pit" location. It was not occupied during our stay. Jessica was quick to respond to messages, friendly, and thanked me after I provided a rundown on how we left the cabin. I can only imagine the beauty of the fall leaves . . . we saw a very small representation when we were there earlier this month (October). If y'all are thinking about a trip to Steelville, I recommend considering the Country Cabin. You'll be amongst nature after leaving the hustle behind . . .

Country Cabin

"Perfect place"

Emily J

10/14/2021

We had such a wonderful time staying here! The house is so clean and we'll appointed! We came for my cousin's wedding at Crossbuck barn and I don't think there is anywhere closer to stay. The covered patio was perfect for family to come by and visit on a rainy day and we used it every night to enjoy the peace and quiet of the location!

Country Cabin

"Absolutely AMAZING"

Gina S

09/30/2021

We came to Missouri for our sons graduation from US Army basic training at Fort Leonard Wood. We decided to make a long vacation out of it and chose to stay at this vacation rental. We had an amazing time, Jessica and Justin were wonderful! They were very accommodating and just a blessing to us. The home was perfect! The beds were super comfy, the home was clean, the kitchen was equipped with all we needed, the steaks we purchased from the farm were AWESOME on the grill, and the hot tub was spectacular! We loved exploring the property, playing in the river, driving to the field to look at the stars, watching the sunrise and the beautiful sunsets! We even had a deer family visit us multiple times. Thank you so much for sharing your property with us. We highly recommend this property and we will be back again!

Country Cabin

"Awesome"

Carol H

01/21/2022

Amazing little escape from the hustle and bustle!

Country Cabin

"Relaxing Weekend"

Kim L

03/12/2022

Great hot tub, grill, and fire pit in a quiet location make for a relaxing unplugged weekend. The covered patio area is spacious, and the cabin had everything we needed.