Comfy seating for 4 in the living area.New Natuzzi leather recliner looking into the kitchen.

Entire home/apt

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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This hip, funky ,modern well appointed adults only 500 Sq ft of space gives you boutique hotel chic on a modest budget .Fabulous 120 square ft deck just completed in June 2017!Located 5 minutes to downtown, Interstates 10 and 95,this urban core apartment is located close to many dining options and nightlife in the trendy Riverside area.

The space

This self catering apartment gives a boutique hotel feel on a budget price. The apartment is ideal for a short stay , but well suited to accomodate the extended stay guests who need a bit more space than just a room . Now equipped with keyless entry and integrated smoke/CO2 detectors this space provides superior security and piece of mind.This 500 sq ft upstairs apartment is located in an older urban core working class neighborborhood close to the Interstates and downtown and only 5 minutes from the Trendy Riverside area and 10 minutes to Upscale Avondale/Ortega area. A new 120 square ft deck was completed in June 2017 and offers a treetop spot to relax and enjoy! Located on a quiet street this apartment will provide superior comfort during your travels through Jacksonville. The apartment is best suited for 2 guests.Unfortunately there is not sufficient space for additonal people or bedding. I do not offer cribs as this is an adult only space .Please no hate mail,smug comments or similar as a squalling baby has ruined many a guests stay. A pet (one only, not two or more)is now accepted with a non refundable pet fee of $50.00 per stay up to a one week stay. Please inquire for pet fees longer than one week and please advise me you have a pet before booking as I have to extend a special offer to include the pet fee.Pets must be crated if the guests leave the apartment . I do offer an additional downstairs unit listed as "Cozy apartment part Deux" that will also accommodate 2 people so this can work for two couples or 4 people traveling together. It has the exact same floor plan and is equally well appointed. Please note my maximum occupancy is 2 people per unit. Please no third party bookings. If the person staying in my unit is not the person on the reservation I will report to Airbnb and cancel the reservation.

Guest access

This apartment is the whole upstairs of a small duplex. A new 120 square foot deck was added in June 2017! Our guests will have full access to the fenced in yard out back of the apartment. I have a downstairs unit now online listed as" Cozy apartment part Deux "so this is a great option for larger parties or families traveling together. The yard is privacy fenced in, offers a fire pit, seating and a chaise lounge for sunning or relaxing.

Interaction with guests

I will try to meet and greet all my guests on arrival however guests may self check in with electronic key codes in the event for very late arrivals or if I have to venture out of town. I would be happy to do a video walkthrough if I cannot meet you in person so I can explain the amenities, features and location of everything.

Other things to note

The area is very culturally diverse and if you feel uncomfortable around people who may differ from your religion, color, sexual orientation or socio- economic status this area will more than likely not be the best fit for you. This is not a new part or town or a gated community and no we are nowhere near the beach. I presume all guests have looked at the map and have read all details of what to expect and what not to expect in this area. I live 3 blocks from the unit and would not live anywhere else in this town! Urban means in the city and consequently you may hear traffic, trains sirens etc all the things one would expect in an urban area. I assume positive intent that all my valued guests have read the pertinent details and have aligned their expectations accordingly. Please leave pertinent feedback regarding the space and my service. Comments about things outside of my unit like traffic, neighbors, sirens etc are all beyond my control. If you ready my whole listing you will get exactly what is listed here!

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad


Cleaning Fee: 19
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: 130 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

I expect my guests to be respectful of my space and take care of it as their own. This is a non smoking apartment, however you may smoke on the patio outside or in the back yard seating area .Any major damages will be reported to Air B-n-B. I expect ladies and gentlemen to act as such and to be aware that possible downstairs clients may not appreciate loud talking, loud tv or loud anything after 10 PM as they may be sleeping or relaxing . Common courtesy is the rule! No multiple pets!

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - One flight of stairs
Potential for noise - There is a downstairs unit. After 10PM guests should lower their overall voulme as adjacent guests may be sleeping or relaxing.
Some spaces are shared - The driveway is a first come first serve amenity. There is plenty of onstreet parking.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

171 Reviews

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Carlo User Profile
August 2017
Daiv is very attentive and polite, he was always available and willing to help. The apartment was fully equipped.
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Response from Daiv:
It was a pleasure to meet you. I hope you enjoyed your time here in the USA. You are welcome back any time!
August 2017

Alejandro User Profile
July 2017
Took us in last minute, and everything was great. Good location and great communication. Would definitely recommend.
Daiv User ProfileDaiv is a superhost.
Response from Daiv:
It was a pleasure meeting you both! Come back again!
July 2017

Ron User Profile
July 2017
The place was comfortable for such a small apartment. My wife and I enjoyed the stay very much Daiv was a great host. The place is very close to some good restaurants and bars. I would stay there again.
Daiv User ProfileDaiv is a superhost.
Response from Daiv:
Thank you for mentioning the proximity to all the dining options. It was a pleasure hosting you!
July 2017

Yao User Profile
July 2017
We really enjoyed our stay there. The apartment was very nice and spacious for 2 people. It was quiet, and only a short drive from restaurants and shops. Daiv was really nice as well. He greeted us and gave us some tips on where to go and what to do.
Daiv User ProfileDaiv is a superhost.
Response from Daiv:
Well I certainly enjoyed meeting you both and I hope you return for another visit!
July 2017

Heather User Profile
July 2017
Wonderful host. I had everything I needed and more. By far exceeded my expectations. Don't pass this spot up, it's the perfect place to stay!
Daiv User ProfileDaiv is a superhost.
Response from Daiv:
I'm glad I'm exceeding my guests expectations and I will continue to do so and hopefully will have earned your repeat business! All the best, Daiv
July 2017

David User Profile
July 2017
We really enjoyed Daiv's apartment. The single bedroom upstairs unit was very well appointed and Daiv went overboard with his preparation and thoughtfulness. There was even a very well priced soft drink, liquor and wine bar on site. Cupcakes were waiting for us as a welcome gift. The bed was comfortable and the entire place was clean and updated, including a new deck he installed just before we arrived. One of Jacksonville's vibrant restaurant districts is very (URL HIDDEN) convenient! We would certainly recommend Daiv's unit and will return wherever we come back to visit Jacksonville.
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Response from Daiv:
Well the honor bar seems to be a hit and I am glad my clients appreciate having extra amenities. It was great having you as a guest and hopefully we can accommodate you in the future!
July 2017

Richard User Profile
July 2017
It was a wonderful place to stay. Communication with Daiv was great and he let me treat it like my own.
Daiv User ProfileDaiv is a superhost.
Response from Daiv:
Great having you as a guest Richard.. come back anytime!
July 2017

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Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesJoined in September 2013
Daiv User ProfileDaiv is a superhost.

I am a 57 year old man who has been employed in the hospitality industry for the past 35 years. I am recently retired from working for Amercian Express travel. In my off times myself and my partner have 9 rental units in addtion to our own home which keeps us very busy. In our free time we are both avid travelers and have been to Iceland, Ecuador, Panama, Dubai ,London, Lisbon and Barcelona in the past few years just to name a few and travel often to Maine and Pennslyvania to visit our respective familes and also take other short hops around the US. I am an avid trance/dance music enthusiast as well acomplished cook and I frequently enjoy preparing meals for family and friends.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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