Blue Moon Cottage in Jerome, Arizona.
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
The Blue Moon Cottage is one of the remaining historical homes built during Jerome’s mining hay day. The cottage was built in the early 1900s by the mining company for use by its employees.
Leigh Hay-Martin purchased the cottage in the early 1980s. She fondly named her beloved cottage “Blue Moon”. Coincidently, Leigh signed the closing documents for its purchase when there was a second full moon [also known as a “blue moon”].
The Blue Moon Cottage is situated on a quiet side street and overlooks the old, original cemetery. Hundreds of people lost their lives when influenza ravaged the town in the early 1800s and filled the cemetery.
Yellow Lady Banks roses cover the trellis that welcomes you to the Blue Moon Cottage. The cottage was renovated approximately 15 years ago but retains the original old-world charm of Jerome. Complimentary WiFi is available.
The Blue Moon Cottage is host to many collections that are near and dear to Leigh’s heart. These include textiles, pottery, china, paintings, and vintage furniture and collectibles.
As a lover of all things fabric, Leigh's has a passion for textiles. She is a master quilter and designer. Three of her quilts adorn the living room, hallway, and bathroom.
Leigh Hay-Martin has owned Designs On You, an upscale retail clothing store in Jerome, Arizona, for 30 years.
Keywords: cottage, tranquil setting, romantic, private, California king-size bed, historic artist town, creative lifestyles, intimate setting, cemetery, cozy
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Member since: 2011
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The rental comes with a refrigerator stocked with English muffins, cream cheese, homemade jams, butter, orange juice, milk, half and half and assorted breakfast cereals. Fresh coffee beans, grinder, coffee pot, electric kettle and assorted teas will complete your package to enjoying quiet and beautiful mornings on the deck at the Blue Moon cottage. WiFi is complimentary. TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STAY, PLEASE....moreless
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $10
Pet fee is $10/per pet
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Art Walk the first Saturday of each month.
This is the only time the High School is open for the general public to come see private art studios, and see the art and the artists. Uptown Jerome is also open, with the local art galleries having art opening and some of the local shop open late to shop.
Hours 5 to 8, first Saturday of each month.
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: Leigh has lived in Jerome for 33 years and has owned an upscale a retail clothing store in Jerome for 30 years. The Blue Moon Cottage lovingly displays some of Leigh's personal art and textile collection. She is a master quilter, textile collector and color artist. She loves the small town feeling and embraces the alternative lifestyle that Jerome has to offer. Leigh enjoys sharing the historic town of Jerome, a gathering place for artists and musicians, and its unique way of life with other people who come to stay at the Blue Moon Cottage.
Why the Owner Chose Jerome, AZ, USA:
The Blue Moon Cottage offers a unique and tranquil hide-away in one of Jerome’s original homes. It offers unobstructed views to the Verde Valley from the house and private deck area. Easy access and plenty of parking. Situated one-half mile away from the center of Jerome but within easy walking distance to the Old Jerome High School which was converted into art studios in the early 1980s. Unlike other B&B’s where common areas are shared, the Blue Moon offers a private rental setting. Complimentary WiFi is offered.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The Blue Moon provides its guests with the best of everything that Jerome has to offer. The cottage has many of the amenities of an upscale hotel, but in a cozy and intimate setting. The Blue Moon is located in the lower part of the town of Jerome, across the street from the old high school (now private art studios) and overlooks the original, historic cemetery. The cottage is about a one-half mile to town. It is an uphill walk to the center of town but it is all downhill going home! The Blue Moon cottage is 800 square feet has a kitchen, dining room, living room, bedroom, bathroom and private deck. The bathroom has the original claw foot bathtub with a separate shower, and is situated next to the bedroom. The kitchen has a full-sized refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and a toaster-oven. The antique stove is for decorative purposes only. The bedroom has a California king bed with lots of yummy homemade quilts and pillows! The deck is adjacent to the kitchen and bedroom, and the views are outstanding. It is a wonderful place to dine and to enjoy a glass of wine or a hot cup of coffee or tea. The refrigerator is stocked with English muffins, cream cheese, homemade jam, butter, orange juice, milk, half and half and assorted breakfast cereals. Fresh coffee beans, a coffee grinder, coffee pot and an electric kettle with assorted teas are all part of the package to help you enjoy quiet mornings on the deck at the Blue Moon.
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Yellow roses fill the trellis that welcomes you to the Blue Moon Cottage.
Front porch view of the yellow Lady Banks rose-filled trellis.
One-of-a-kind pewter teapot chandelier adds light to the dining room table.
Duck feet chairs makes it more fun at the Blue Moon Cottage.
The Blue Moon Cottage living room with custom-made red leather love seat & chair
"Once Upon A Chicken" quilt adds to the ambiance of the room.
Kitchen with view of the glass door to the outside deck area.
Antique pie cabinet amidst collectibles in the kitchen.
Warm and inviting hallway to spacious, light-filled bedroom and bath.
View from cozy bedroom into hallway.
California king-sized bed and magnificent artwork make for sweet dreams!
Original claw-foot bathtub in light-filled bathroom.
Wisteria covered porch entrance to the Blue Moon Cottage.
Enjoy extra rocking chair seating in the dining room.
Colorful and comfortable dining room setting.
Comfort abounds in the Blue Moon Cottage living room.
Come and relax in an overstuffed red leather chair with ottoman.
Cozy kitchen with comfortable seating.
Coffee, tea, muffins, homemade jam, cream cheese, half&half and cereal await you
Beautiful and serene dining from deck.
Antique serving and dining plates add color and interest to the hallway.
Antique rocking chair for comfortable seating in the Blue Moon Cottage bedroom.
View of vast horizon line from bedroom window.
Sumptuous handmade quilt and flowers bring color and texture to the bathroom.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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