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Breathtaking Views From Every Room in Adorable Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 202 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Suites, One On Each Floor, Sleeps 6

Ruby Moon is a jewel of a house. This bright and airy home is not your typical mountain cabin. All of the finishes are top of the line, with granite counters, travertine baths, and wood floors throughout.

Ruby Moon has three levels of cozy beauty, with a bedroom and full bath on each floor. The first floor offers a fireplace in the bedroom with a queen size bed and direct access to the wraparound deck. The second level hosts another wraparound deck, the main room, kitchen and a king size bedroom. The upper floor offers a loft and private suite with a third bedroom and a king size bed. The loft is perfect for hanging out to read late into the night, or greet the day with a quiet cup of coffee. If you are a morning person, you will never see a prettier sunrise than from here. Enjoy luxurious surroundings and the panoramic view from every room in the house.

Big Tree Mountain is an established subdivision with paved roads that provide easy access to Ruby Moon. You feel above it all at 4,500 feet. As you relax on the covered decks, you can watch the cars travel through the hills below or see the lights flicker on as the day ends.

More Details

Jeff Hill
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About Jeff Hill

Our daughter began college at ASU in the fall of 2012. Every time we went to visit her we drove around and looked at homes dreaming of one day having a place in the mountains. In the spring of 2015 we were driving around in West Jefferson and happened on this enchanting cottage. We were charmed by the house and amazed by the view. Later that afternoon, as we were heading home, Jeff suggested we drive by one more time. It was twilight as we pulled down the driveway. The moon began to rise over the mountains on the horizon. It was a magical moment! Later we realized that it was the night of the Blood Moon. As we drove home we discussed the house and agreed that if it was ours, we would honor that memory in the name. Hence, Ruby Moon.

Why Jeff Hill chose West Jefferson

Ruby is beautiful inside and captivating outside. The view is incredible during all seasons with covered decks for maximum comfort.

What makes this cottage unique

There are spectacular long range views from every room. At 4,500 feet high, summers are cool and comfortable. During winter, two gas fireplaces keep you cozy. Smart home features have been added for your convenience, including coded door locks for home access and full security system. TVs in every bedroom and in both living areas with access to all major programming. High speed, wireless internet is included.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in West Jefferson, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 202 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , This bath is on the first floor with travertine and granite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , This bath is on the main floor with travertine and granite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , This bath is on the upper floor with travertine and granite
  • One full bath on each floor. Baths have travertine tile and granite counters. All showers have rainshower head. Upstairs bath has a tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom has a gas fireplace, TV and direct access to deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Bedroom on main floor has private balcony and TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Bedroom on upper floor has private balcony and TV
  • Three suites, one on each floor. Two king beds and one queen. Downstairs queen bedroom has a fireplace. All bedrooms have a TV.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.962264 based on 53 reviews
Pinellas Park, FL

Amazing house with an incredible view!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at Ruby Moon! The house is lovely and you can't ask for a better view! Having 3 in bath suites was perfect for my friends and I. The wrap around decks on each floor provided the perfect view of the mountain vista. The sunrises were amazing!

I would recommend arriving during daytime hours as the road up to the house is narrow and has a few hairpin curves which would be a challenge in the dark.

All in all a perfect mountain vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 15/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cullman al.

beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

beautiful home .. amazing views .. home has everything you need ..

i highly recommend this property

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice rental home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this lovely rental home. Jeff (the owner) was awesome to deal with - very quick to respond to any inquiry both before and during our stay. He provided us with detailed instructions/directions for everything so there was zero stress. And we were pleasantly surprised to receive notification that the refund of our security deposit was initiated on the very same day we checked out! The home is well appointed with everything we needed to enjoy our stay. The view is amazing - at sunrise, throughout the day and since we had clear nights the stargazing was exceptional as well. We'll definitely consider Ruby Moon again for our annual fall visit to the West Jefferson/Todd area.

  • Review Submitted: 23/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Ruby Moon is a truly a jewel in the mountains!!!

  • 5 of 5

So very glad I found Ruby Moon when I was searching for a cabin with mountain views! Gorgeous cabin with AMAZING views!!! Everything about the cabin and the views exceeded our expectations and we could not have been more pleased with our stay. Jeff was absolutely wonderful to work with and helped make our vacation a memorable one . My family and I cannot wait to come next year to stay again. I just cannot say enough positive things about this place and the owner, Jeff. You will truly not regret the decision to book this cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We just enjoyed a wonderful long weekend with another family at Jeff's outstandng rental home. He counldn't have been more friendly, accommodating, and responsive. The home was beautifully decorated and very comfortable....and the views are fantastic (incredible sunrises)!! Just keep in mind that to get that view, you can't be afraid of very steep, windy roads to get there, but it's worth it. Thanks Jeff, we'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A small slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Our four nights at Ruby Moon were far too few. Everything about the house is first class, lovely and commodious. All the comments about the view that people have posted are, if anything, understated. Watch the sunrise: A symphony in the sky, grande opera for the eye. On a level with the bottoms of the cumulus clouds, you look down on the cottony patches of fog in the valleys so far below. These gradually burn off, and you gaze off on the hills and mountains, layer after layer until they get lost in the distance. You really could spend your entire day on one of several porches just watching the languid rolling of the weather. The hummingbirds that come to visit are adorable, too.

Everyone thought the beds were very comfortable, and all the spaces were delightful.

Wonderful in every way. We would be very happy to make a return trip.


  • Review Submitted: 20/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

When at Ruby Moon, you are less than 15 minutes from West Jefferson, which offers several grocery and drug stores, as well as a charming downtown area with fun shops and great restaurants. If you are interested in a day trip, you are 30 minutes from Boone, a vibrant college town with lots to explore. After a leisurely 45 minute ride via the Blue Ridge Parkway, you can be in Blowing Rock, an enchanting mountain town with lots of shops and restaurants to try. For the adventuresome types, the tiny town of Todd is only 15 minutes away. This unspoiled spot offers several miles of flat, bike riding heaven along the New River on Railroad Grade Road. The New River is also a perfect spot to fish or kayak.

There is truly something for everyone, from skiing to Tweetsie Railroad and antiquing to fishing, there is an activity for every taste. Or you might just want to hang out and enjoy the best view in the mountains!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in West Jefferson, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Special
1 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
Peak Season
9 Jul 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$396.57
Cleaning Fee AU$132.19 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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