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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:
21 January, 2018

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 4.928571 based on 56 reviews
Johnson City, TN

Ruby Moon tops them all

  • 5 of 5

Our long family weekend was perfect thanks to the lovely accommodations at Ruby Moon and Jeff's fantastic communication with his guests. (Jeff sent us various links to You Tube videos on instructions for operating different features at the cottage as well as quickly responded to a question via text.) The cottage was immaculately clean with comfy beds, luxurious bathrooms and a well-equipped kitchen. One surprisingly enjoyable amenity was the personal weather station, which became its own source of entertainment as we watched temperatures drop and snow move into the area. We had planned to venture into the quaint downtown of West Jefferson, but frigid weather kept us inside. How thankful we are to have spent our entire long weekend snuggled up at Ruby Moon watching movies and enjoying the spectacular views from 4500 feet! Out of all the places we have stayed in the mountains of western NC, Ruby Moon tops them all. We'll gladly return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 22/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean and nice

  • 3 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. property had all we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 09/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house is every bit as perfect as the photos show, and I'm a pretty difficult person to please when it comes to house rentals. The views off the balconies are incredible and the interior of the house is beautiful. I will definitely recommend this house (and owner Jeff) to others!

  • Review Submitted: 27/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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$375.33
Cleaning Fee AU$125.11 + 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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