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Entrance to efficiency apt at back of houseFull size bed with fridge and stove
Private room in house

"Tucked away" Efficiency apartment

"Tucked away" Efficiency apartment

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Lovely self-contained space w/ private bath, but shared shower (occas.) by 1 other person . Private entrance. Using wind energy and other sustainable practices. Gardens surround the yard and birds, squirrels and deer are at home in the area.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM


32 Reviews

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Becky User Profile
February 2018
I stayed in Ruth’s studio apartment which has a private entrance at the back of the house. It is a cozy space with a great view through the sliding glass doors to a natural, wooded area. There was a snowstorm when I was there and I had to stay inside for 2 days. Because of the…

Roberto User Profile
September 2017
Great location near the bus line for Duke and UNC and near the mall (Trader's Joe, Whole Food, ....). Fully furnished and very confortable room. Great host always available to solve problems (very little problems, indeed). It was a pleasure to stay in Ruth's home also for her wat…

Cindy User Profile
May 2017
This is a wonderful airbnb. Ruth is so very gracious, the other airbnb'ers are very kind and helpful. The private entrance was good for me as my work hours were very long. And then I did not disturb anyone. And the fragrance of Jasmine in May is astonishing!

Ying User Profile
April 2017
This is a lovely place with convenient facilities nearby. Ruth is wonderful!

Maddy User Profile
April 2017
Came to Chapel Hill to watch the Tar Heels win the National Championship! Ruth's place was perfect. Had all the amenities, separate entrance so we wouldn't be disruptive, and a beautiful back yard reminding us why we love Chapel Hill so much!

Michelle User Profile
March 2017
This was my second stay at Ruth's place. Perfect location. Perfect accommodations for my needs. I highly recommend this listing!

Jay User Profile
March 2017
Ruth is the most amazing host you could ever ask for. She was accommodating and welcoming, and very flexible. The unit was clean and comfortable, and the kitchenette saved us a lot of money eating out while we were attending a conference. Ruth is a steward of the environment. She…

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in May 2010
Ruth User Profile
179 Reviews
I enjoy providing gentle hospitality to stranger and friend alike--we live simply without pretense, but you you are welcome to come and stay for awhile. I value honesty and integrity. I enjoy traveling and am very venturesome--love to try new foods and appreciate meeting peopl…
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