Located in the heart of Bristol,Indiana, our 1875 home reflects the romantic charm and character of the Victorian Era. 3 beautifully appointed rooms all with luxurious beds and linens, a private bath, and a sitting area, overlook our ever changing gardens. Each morning awaken to the aroma of a candlelight gourmet breakfast, with lavender bread and lemon curd a signature treat. Enjoy the library with cable TV, a DVD player, stereo, books, and games, or utilize the house-wide wireless Internet service. Complimentary hot water for tea, cookies, snacks, cold beverages are always available. Bicycles are available for touring the area. Bristol is conveniently located off of the Indiana toll road and is close and easy access to Notre Dame, Amish Country, wonderful St. Joseph river for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing, golf courses, Bonneville Mill for hiking and cross-country skiing,and the new "biggest in the country" farmers market. Massages and meals in Amish homes are also available by reservation. The Bristol Opera House is famous for it's live plays and musicals, and only a block away. We have many packages available or you can spend your time just relaxing and reading a book either outside by the gardens and fountain, or inside in the library or your room. We have a wonderful setting for small weddings, whether inside or outside, anniversary parties, showers, and small business meetings. In-house catering is available. Isn't time you treat yourself to some "YOU" time at the Murphy Guest House? We'll be waiting for you.
5 on October 06, 2013
We were looking for something close to home to do for our anniversary. We stumbled across Murphy's. I can't wait to go back. In a world where the little things have gone away Ann makes sure she includes them. We felt like family. The breakfast, the room, the welcome tray, everything was above and beyond what we could have ever imagined it would be.
5 on September 04, 2013
Evening dessert and hot tea. Chocolates on pillows - pitcher of cold water at bedside. Ice cream treats available in small refrig. Welcome board outside of room with our names on. Outstanding breakfast.
5 on August 30, 2013
Ann was a wonderful host. She was a true asset and guide for the area. The room was beautiful and very clean. The food was amazing.
5 on August 28, 2013
Everything was amazing! Not one detail was missed. Ann made us feel like royalty. The food was gourmet and out of this world. 5 stars!
5 on August 28, 2013
Wonderful B&B with an exceptional hostess!
Amish Country, Bonneville Mill, Goshen College, Indiana Toll Road Exit, Near Notre Dame, Shipshewana, Small town
South Bend, IN (SBN-Michiana Regional) 35 miles
From the airport take U.S. 20 north to the Indiana Toll road. Go east on the Toll Road to exit 101. Take State Road 15 into Bristol.
Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Movie Theater, National/State parks, University of Notre Dame, Performing Theater, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing
Bed and Breakfast
Air conditioning, BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Bicycles
Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing
Gardening, Cooking, Baking, Entertaining, Travel, Town enhancement. I love people and learning about them.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Lavender Bread with Lemon Curd and Devonshire Crm/
Lavender Bread made with dried lavender flowers. Served sliced so lemon curd or devonshire cream can be added. Every food item is homemade