Miss Murphy's Guest House

Galena, IL   Offered for sale at $849,999

Miss Murphy’s is a beautiful Bed and Breakfast where you can enjoy vintage charm with modern and eclectic luxuries. Located in Galena’s historic district, this 7-bedroom/7.5-bathroom 0.5-acre property sits perched on the hill overlooking the river to President Grant’s house and downtown Galena. It is a stone’s throw from Main Street, where guests can enjoy all Galena offers. Entering, one finds the main foyer with lofted ceilings, beautiful wainscotting, vintage-style wallpaper and fixtures, and the stairwell with a solid wood banister and crown molding. The main floor features the main living room with
a gas-burning fireplace, a back parlor with a wet bar, the guest dining area with a gas-burning fireplace, a 4-season sitting room off the dining area with a beautiful marble tile floor, and a half bathroom. Head to the second floor to find four guestrooms each with a fireplace and a private bath. At the back of the house is a cottage with a fifth bedroom, a fireplace, a kitchenette, a private bath, and a sitting room currently used for additional sleeping space. A sixth bedroom on the second floor is used for the owner’s guests and includes a private bath and a 4-season sitting room. Entering the owner’s space, you’ll find a spacious, bright white kitchen with two gas ranges, an oversized 6-ft refrigerator/freezer, and lots of counter and storage space. This open room also serves as the owner’s living room, including a gas fireplace, beautiful built-in cabinets and bookshelves, and crown molding. The owner’s bedroom has a large sitting room and a private bathroom. Pass through the half-acre grounds to enjoy multiple sitting areas, gardens, and a corner gazebo (popular for weddings) overlooking Galena. There’s also a garden shed and oversized 2-car garage with lots of extra storage. The property is sold furnished except for a few small items.

Property Details
  • 5 Guest Rooms
  • 5 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1890
  • Last Renovated in 2000
  • Opened in 2000
  • Building is 3,846 SQFT
  • Lot is 0.5 Acres
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Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $849,999
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