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"What Guests are Saying"

Murphy’s Retreat

"Rustic, quiet, beautiful view"

John K


Great location yet away from everything!

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"Beautiful view of the river"

Marty B


Upon entering, the air smelled nice and clean. However, there were a few problems with cleanliness. The floors were quite dirty, the fireplace doors black, there was a spoon in the disposal and it smelled bad, and some of the kitchen items were greasy or soiled. Screens on porch have several holes allowing unwanted animals to enter. On the plus side, bedding was clean and there were plenty of clean towels. The furniture is well worn but comfortable. I've rented many apartments, condos and houses in this country as well as in Europe. In my opinion, this house, though very remote with a great view, is not a good value for the money.

Murphy’s Retreat

"Perfect weekend getaway"

Dani O


Very clean, beautiful view of the river, large screened in porch. We were a group of women that met at Peaceful Bend Winery (right across the street from the property) for a nice lunch and wine prior to check in at our cabin. The cabin had plenty of sleeping space and everything we needed. We spent most of our time on the screened in porch looking at the river below. It is a little hike to get down to the river if you don't have a 4 wheel drive vehicle. Or you can drive a couple of miles to Bird's Nest Landing for river access. We had a great weekend.

Murphy’s Retreat

"New Review"

april m


Crystal responded quickly. Place was great! Already planning a trip back next year!

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"Wonderful Getaway from the City!"

Greg-Susan F


Everything was as advertised and the screened-in porch overlooking the river and woods was definitely the highlight of the trip! So relaxing for us, and the perfect place for the dogs to hang out too. Had a couple of issues but Crystal addressed them to our satisfaction. Would definitely return and have already recommended it to others.

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"Vineyards and Springs"

Douglas J


This place has a great view and is right on the Meramec River, we went to several vineyard and Missouri Springs. A good place to get away and see the natural beauty of Missouri.

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"Wonderful time"

cynthia h


It was a great property. Even though the weather was cold the wood burning fireplace made for great comfort. Very clean and had everything we needed for family fun. Thanks for everything.

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"Perfect Family Retreat"

Debbie D


Your property far exceeded our expectations. We hiked, ate good meals, talked and laughed and gave thanks for the opportunity to spend time together in a wonderful atmosphere. Thanks, The Darrow Family

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"Loved the location"

Lisa H


Very nice property and wonderful views. Overall the property was clean and comfortable. Kitchen had everything you need. Wish we had brought more meals to eat in. The only negatives is some of the furniture is older and worn and bathrooms are a bit dated. The cabin is very roomy and comfortable. We would definitely stay here again. We enjoyed having a nice dinner out at Sybill’s in St.James. Avoid eating at Hick BBQ in Steelville it was not good.

Murphy’s Retreat

"Hidden Gem"

Kristen B


Great experience! Enjoyed the house, making fires, drinking coffee & soaking up the view, hanging out at the pavilion, hiking, playing corn hole and cards, and baking pizzas in the pizza oven. We also enjoyed a trip into Steelville. Walked around visiting the stores. Enjoyed a burger and ice cream at the Dairy Isle.

Murphy’s Retreat

"Spring Break"

Corrina T


This is a beautiful home and the views are amazing. Everything was nice and neat.

Murphy’s Retreat

"Had a great time, place was clean and welcoming, definitely recommend a stay here!!!"

Michael C.


Murphy’s Retreat

"We stayed here for a weekend float trip on the Bass River. Location was close to both Cuba and Steeleville, MO making it convenient for groceries or anything else you may need from town. Also only a 20 minute drive to the resort for our float. Jessica was always quick to respond and helpful"

Zachary W.


Murphy’s Retreat

"Cozy Cabin with Tons of Space!"

Caitlin P.


We really enjoyed our stay and it worked out really well with our two toddlers. The kitchen was really well equipped and everything seemed really clean. We only slept in the master bedroom and the basement bed but both were really comfortable. The bathtub was so fun for our toddlers to bathe in and we used it everyday. The only issue we had was that the listing makes it sound like the pavilion is was for our private use, when in fact there are a handful of other cabins nearby that also have access to the pavilion. That being said the pavilion was awesome! It had a refrigerator multiple grills, a Johnny on the spot (that wasn’t awful) and plenty of seating. The gravel road to get down to the pavilion was pretty steep and hard to get up in a minivan but we made it just fine once we got the hang of it. If you have four wheel drive it would be no problem. The spring that is just down the river a bit is so beautiful and was so fun to explore! We did have a few questions for the owner who was super helpful and very polite. We look forward to staying at this cabin again and possibly trying out some other cabins at Murphy’s place.

Murphy’s Retreat

"Great place to stay!!!"

Jason V.


Murphy’s Retreat

"Breathtaking Views!!"

Stephanie B.


Our stay was amazing! Breathtaking views!

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"Perfect place to unwind and relax"

Kevin D.


Murphy’s Retreat

"Good Spot for a bachelor party"

Austin M.


There was a ton of room for guests to sleep (there were 12 of us). The kitchen was spacious and had everything we needed and the river was short walk down the trail.

Murphy’s Retreat

"Beautiful Area"

Tarah S.


House was amazing! Beautiful views!! Jessica was very nice and responding to any communication quickly. We got to meet her and her husband and they were both friendly and awesome! Definitely recommend and will hopefully be back soon!

Murphy’s Retreat

"Great Thanksgiving Gathering"

Elizabeth C.


We had a wonderful time gathering with our far flung children for the holiday in this remote spot. The kitchen had everything we needed for a traditional feast. The views are spectacular!

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"I can't believe it's taken me so long to write this! My boyfriend and I stayed in Copperstone cottage over memorial day weekend, and we had an amazing time. The cabin is extremely cozy and well-furnished. I especially liked the full kitchen. The view from the deck is breathtaking! When we stayed there were a million fireflies that lit up the trees and river. We sat out there for several hours each night just enjoying the view. I liked the privacy of the property, but yet it was close enough to town so that we could run in and get ice and supplies that we realized we forgot. There is also a winery very close to the property with live music. I could go on and on about this place. I highly recommend it! I can't wait to come back!"

Mary and Drew


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"My husband and I have stayed at the Copperstone Cottage 2 times, and it was amazing each time. Both times we stayed was in the winter. The view from the back porch is amazing. It is so relaxing to just light up the fireplace and soak in the oversized jetted tub. We love it here and look forward to coming back. I recommend this cottage to any couple that just wants to relax and getaway. It is so secluded and pleasant. Crystal is always so wonderful to work with :)"



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" Back for the 4th time - this time to celebrate our 46th anniversary!!! From the back deck you have the feeling of being in the mountains, without having to drive a long way. See you and Gerald at the Cellar Party at Peaceful Bend in November!"

Gerry and Elaine


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"Great Place"

Jerica M


Beautiful place! Everything was clean, and stocked. Just a wonderful place for a quiet get away!

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"Excellent getaway cabin in the woods!"

Michael A


The perfect spot for a quiet rainy 2-day getaway. The cabin was quaint, very clean and well stocked. Wish we lived there. No complaints at all!

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Larry B



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"New Review"

Christopher B


Very nice location and easy to get to. Views from the back porch was definitely the highlight

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"Beautiful property. So quiet and relaxed"

Kathy S


Loved all that was offered

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Steve E


Just needed a break from Covid and get into the woods. Great place to unwind, stare at a fire or walk in the woods. Very quiet this time of the year. Everything is there you need including plenty of firewood. Friendly host if you need anything

Copperstone Cottage

"Just what I needed"

Betsy L


A quiet getaway. Lovely views.

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"Weekend Getaway"

pamela c


The cabin was perfect. Beautiful, clean and great view of the river from the back deck. Hope to return again soon. . And yes...will recommend to friends.

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"Beautiful Cottage"

Stephanie M


The cottage was great for the two of us as a weekend getaway. It was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed, including the beautiful view!

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"Clean and serene"

Jacquie C


We wanted to get away from the duty and nowhere would have been better. We are going home revived and relaxed because of the wonderful property and people we just visited. Will definitely go again. Thank you Crystal and Gerald.

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Paul V


Best place we have ever stayed at. Secluded, private, amazing views. Can't wait to go back

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"Wonderful Getaway"

Felicia A


This place was exactly what we needed. What a beautiful location! The place was super clean and the owner was easy to work with. We will definitely stay here again.

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"Great Steelville Cabin"

Denise f


The Copperstone cabin at Murphy's Place was a great place for our Missouri get away. We stay in a lot of VRBO vacation rentals and this is one of the cleanest and best stocked we have seen. Check in was a breeze and owners were friendly and very helpful. View is great and the atmosphere is just laid back and relaxing. Great place to stay. I highly recommend

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"Perfect Getaway"

Jason C


We were looking to get away and relax, and this was the perfect place! The cabin was in a perfect location. We had a great time relaxing on the deck with the view of the river. We even saw a momma deer and her twins playing in the hay meadow twice! We had a great time and would love to go back!

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Victoria A


Copperstone Cottage was amazing! It was the most comfortable place I have ever stayed in & we can’t wait to go back!

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"Cozy cabin, beautiful area!!"

Otto B.


Copperstone Cottage

"Was a very relaxing and beautiful location!"

Brittney J.