Bluebird Bungalow

Avondale Home |Large Serene Fenced Yard |BBQ |Firepit |Swing |Fruit Tree| 10 Mins to River |Dogs Ok

3 BR
2 Baths
Sleeps 6

About

Welcome to Bluebird Bungalow!

Bluebird Bungalow is a 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath Home with Full Kitchen, Fully Fenced Backyard, BBQ and Firepit. The bungalow has great windows that take advantage of our beautiful Florida sunshine! Very nice open living/dining/kitchen area and an amazing backyard with fruit trees, sunshine & shade - enjoy our tree swing or just relax & hang out! There is a birdhouse in the backyard and we have had different families of bluebirds that call it home! When you stay with us - you may see them!

Twenty minutes from Jacksonville International Airport, Fifteen minutes to the fabulous Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens and Ten minutes from Downtown Jacksonville - this is a great central location. The Jacksonville area Beaches are a 30 minute drive. To learn more about things to see & do, go to www.visitjacksonville.com We are also near St Vincent's Hospital and close to the downtown area hospitals including UF Health Proton Therapy, Baptist and Wolfson Children's Hospital.

Jacksonville’s a rare destination that merges relaxation and fun into one! With 22 miles of beaches, an extensive park system, unforgettable eco-adventures, and a passionate beer and food scene. Let Jacksonville lift the weight off your shoulders and replace it with the vacation memories you crave. Jax. It’s Easier Here. Looking for some fun on the water - about 10 minutes away - https://www.jaxjetskirentals.com/ and go for a ride along the Ortega River or St. Johns or check out the Boatsetter App and see what is available for rental nearby!

Avondale is a great area - we are a few blocks to cute shops and restaurants including The Brick, Blue Fish, Mellow Mushroom and Southern Grounds - just to name a few spots! Or head the other way to Ale Pie House or Pine Grove Deli - or maybe Restaurant Orsay or Iguana on Park are more your style! Wonderful, walkable neighborhood - a short walk to the St Johns River.

Pet Friendly - pets less than 25 lbs - (max 2) additional cleaning/pet hair removal fee required. Pets must be disclosed in advance. Fee is per pet. All dogs are to be treated with Advantage or similar topical flea and tick repellent three (3) days prior to arrival. Fleas and ticks are very rampant in this area and can cause harmful/fatal illness to humans and pets. All items above are the sole responsibility of the dog owner. Failure to disclose the pet in advance will result in a $500 fee.

Owner's Suite:

King Size Bed

Smart TV

En Suite Full Bathroom with Tub/Shower Combo and Rainforest Showerhead

Guest Bedroom #1:

Full Size Bed

Guest Suite #2:

Twin Bed / Twin Bed

Smart TV

Guest Bathroom:

Walk-In Shower with Rainforest Showerhead

A few things to note:

***Propane and firewood are not included. We provide a tank for your use. Some amenities noted are nearby and an additional fee may be required. Golf, Bike Rental, Zoo, Etc.

***Quiet hours are from 10PM-7AM. Please keep noise to a minimum. This is a local ordinance and quiet hours are strictly enforced!***

***Non-Smoking Property: The entire interior & exterior of the property is no-smoking. This the backyard.

**Parties are strictly prohibited - as noted in the rental agreement. Penalties will be enforced. The property is monitored by Noise Aware & Minut as noted in the booking agreement.

A confirmed reservation for this property is considered an agreement in full to all of our terms & conditions as noted in the booking agreement. If you need to receive a separate copy, please provide your direct email address and we will happily send you a copy.

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

Guest Arrival is anytime 4pm EST or after. If the property is approved for early arrival, you will receive a message letting you know you can arrive early and we will activate the door code. If you do not receive a message, then the arrival will remain at 4pm EST.

Guest Departure is anytime 10am EST or before. If you have not departed by this time and do not have written prior approval for a late departure, you will be assessed a $50 late departure fee for every 30 minute delay. The Cleaning Services we use schedule their teams for multiple cleans in advance and any unplanned delays create issues. With unscheduled/unapproved late departures, they are required to bring in additional team members to assist, which incurs a higher cost that must be charged. Any requests made for a late departure must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance of departure time and are subject to approval/availability.

1605 Talbot Ave Jacksonville, FL 32205

Sleeping Arrangements

Owner's Suite King
Guest BR #1 Full
Guest BR #2 Twin (2)

Bathroom Configuration

Owner's Suite Bathroom
Guest Bathroom

Property Rules

Check In: After 4pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed

Amenities

AIR CONDITIONING
Air Conditioning
BBQ Area
BBQ Grill
BICYCLE
BIRD WATCHING
BOATING
Blender
COFFEE MAKER
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Maker
DINING TABLE
DISHES UTENSILS
DISHWASHER
DOWNTOWN
Dishes
Dishwasher
Disinfected
Downtown
Enhanced Cleaning
FENCED YARD
FIRE PIT
FISHING
FREE WIFI
Fire Extinguisher
First Aid Kit
Free Parking
Full Kitchen
GOLF
GRILL
Great yard for relaxing
HOSPITAL
Hair Dryer
Heat
Hot Water
Internet
Iron and Board
KITCHEN
Kitchen
LINENS
LIVING ROOM
Laundry
Linens Provided
MICROWAVE
Microwave
OVEN
Open Patio
Outdoor Firepit
PARKING
Patio
Pets Considered
REFRIGERATOR
Refrigerator
SELF CHECKIN CHECKOUT
SHOPPING
STOVE
Self Check-In
Shopping
Smoke Detector
TOASTER
TOWELS
TV
Utensils
WASHER
WIFI
Washing Machine
ZOO
bathtub
brewery tours
catch some sun or enjoy the shade.
golfing
heating
private entrance
shopping & relaxation
small dog friendly

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Frequently Asked Questions

The primary purpose of a bathroom exhaust fan is to remove the moisture out of the bathroom.   These fans help control and eliminate bathroom odors as well.   It will rid the bathroom air of excess moisture, humidity, and other pollutants.

When should you operate the fan?   According to the HVI (Home Ventilation Institute) bathroom fans should only be operating for about 20 minutes during and after a bath or shower.  

Should the fan be left on all day or left on all night?     You especially should never leave the fan on all of the time.  If it is run too long, it can overheat and become a serious problem and fire hazard.  
Please remember you are in Florida, where temperatures routinely exceed 90 degrees during the day. A properly functioning AC system can, at the most, lower the temperature 20 degrees from the outside temperature, so if it's over 90 degrees outside, the AC will struggle to cool the house below 75 degrees. Setting the temperature 20 degrees or more below the outside temperature or running it with windows and/or doors open will cause the AC system to run excessively while it attempts to achieve the set temperature and may cause the HVAC system to freeze and malfunction.  If this happens, you may incur an additional charge for AC repair and you will not have any AC until the repair service is able to resolve the issue.  Refunds are not given for this.  We recommend keeping blinds and curtains closed during the day to limit light/heat from entering the property.  The hottest part of the day will be between 2pm and 7pm - you should not anticipate the AC to be able to start to drop the temperature lower until after that time has past and the sun has set.
We get asked about Palmetto Bugs all the time.  They have been in Florida for a LONG TIME!  They can be pretty big, they fly and will scurry around the floor but they are largely harmless. They do occasionally come inside, especially at night and during or after any storms. We have a lot more sightings during our summer rainy season.  We have regular pest control service at all of our properties to assist in managing them.  However, they will get in thru open doors, garages, windows, etc.  

Tree Frogs & Lizards are also indigenous to our tropical climate and will be around all of our properties.   These are good for the environment and are not anything that we treat for!  You may find the occasional one has gotten into the property and not made it out - or has gotten in and is hopping around.   There is nothing wrong with this - it is part of our local environment.  

This is really just informational.  They are a part of our Florida Tropical Climate.  No refunds are given for these issues. Thank you!

 
AGREEMENT
Tenant is at least twenty-five (25) years of age & will be an occupant of the unit during the entire reserved dates.  In addition to Tenant, other authorized occupants that have been identified to us are included.  Should any unauthorized persons occupy or use the Premises, Tenant shall vacate the premises immediately without any refund.  Rental status is transient and gives no residential claim to the guests. Any changes in occupancy/dates must be made and agreed to in writing by both parties.  Transient accommodations, or "short term rentals" are also subject to applicable Florida Sales and County tourist development taxes which are added as a part of your total payment.  Should the laws change regarding applicable taxes, we will adjust your reservation accordingly.  This may include an additional charge should tax rates be increased or a refund if tax rates are decreased.
FAMILY RENTAL ONLY
Reservations made for teenagers or young single groups will not be honored without any accompanying adult staying in the unit at ALL times.  We require at least one member of the party to be 25 (twenty-five) years of age.  Any violaters will be evicted according to Florida Statute 508.141 with forfeiture of all monies.
GROUP SIZE
The maximum number of occupants allowed per property is listed in the property description.  Maximum capacity applies to any given time, such as during a gathering of people at the property that includes guests that are not staying overnight.  If maximum capacity is exceeded, occupancy may be terminated without a refund.
FALSIFIED RESERVATION
Any reservation obtatined under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of reservation deposit, damage deposit, and/or balance of rental payment.
PET POLICY
Pets are allowed on property (max 2) less than 25 lbs - must be disclosed in advance and pet fee paid.  If there is evidence of pets without disclosure, a $500 fine will be charged.
NONSMOKING UNIT
Smoking is strictly prohibited.  Your damage deposit will be forfeited, and you will incur an additional charge for carpet cleaning and deodorizing if any evidence of smoking is found.  Or you will be billed a $500 penalty for violating the Smoking Policy.  Smoking would include all forms of tobacco, cigarettes, pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes, vaping, etc.
LINENS/TOWELS/SUPPLIES/FURNITURE
Linens & towels are provided.  Excessive stains, damage or loss of the linens will result in a $50 charge.  An intial supply of paper products is provided.  Extra items are the responsibility of the Tenant.  Limited cleaning supplies are provided.  There is a $50 fee to restage the house if furniture is moved around and not returned to its original place.
DAMAGES/EXCESSIVE CLEANING
Property Damage must be advised BEFORE departure.  Failure to disclose may result in an additional charge.
CHECK OUT INSTRUCTIONS
Posted on the refrigerator and are standard for short term rental properties.  Failure to complete these instructions will result in an additional charge of $50 per hour for completion. 
Firearms & Weapons
The safety and security of our guests and staff is extremely important to us.  Our Firearms and Weapons Policy is designed for the protection of our guests, vendors, staff, and owners, and pertains to the presence of firearms and weapons on the premises.  Agent recognizes that guests and vendors may legally possess firearms or weapons for a variety of legitimate purposes.  This policy has been developed to create a safe environment by providing appropriate guidance over the custody of firearms and weapons on our premises.  All of iTrip Vacations homes are private property.  Guests, who are lawfully permitted to possess a firearm or weapon, may bring such onto our premises for storage purposes only, with the understanding that they are personally responsible for the following:
  • Guests must abide by all Federal, State and local laws.
  • Firearm and weapons must be appropriately registered.
  • Firearms must be unloaded
  • No cleaning of firearms is permitted on the premises.
  • Firearms and weapons must be safeguarded and secured in either a locked, hard sided firearm container or a soft gun case provided by the guest, at all times and clearly labeled with their name and contact information.
  • No fireworks of any kind, including sparklers.


When you book our property, we will text, message or email you the code to your identified contact preference - no later than 2 hours prior to your arrival.  This will give you access to the front door of the property.  Accessing the property in advance of the 4pm EST check in time is prohbited unless authorized thru a communication from us.  Any advanced entrance is unauthroized and may result in additional charges.  Additionally names & ages of each guest are required in advance of your arrival;  make/model of your vehicle(s) is required.   Maximum Occupancy of both persons & vehicles is enforced. 
We do not allow birds (including parrots), reptiles, livestock, fish or any other exotic animals in any of our properties at any time - regardless of being designated as pet friendly.  
Please be aware - when you bring in all of your groceries and load up the refrigerator - it is going to take time to cool everything back down!  Make sure you do not block the vent that brings in the air-flow.  The more full the refrigerator is - the harder it is to keep everything cool.  It needs unrestricted air-flow & circulation to be able to keep everything to the appropriate temperature.  Once you put everything in - please wait a minimum of 4 hours before reaching out that there is an issue.  We won't be able to do anything until that much time has already passed since you inserted your items.  Thank You!
Guests are not authorized to perform, schedule or coordinate any repairs to anything at the property during their stay.  Any issues that arise where maintenance or repairs are needed will be coordinated by the host only.  

Reviews

Fun weekend!
5/5 stars
Despite the nasty wet weather, we still loved the neighborhood and walked everywhere! The comfortable bungalow was just what we needed with all the amenities. Thank you so much, we will be back! The Walker and Logans
- Lisa
Bluebird bungalow
5/5 stars
After a disaster in the first place we booked (on a different site), this place surpassed our expectations! The management was very kind and responsive our entire stay. Our kids just adored the backyard and swing! Had a great stay!
- Karly

Thank you Karly - we were glad we were available to accommodate you & your family last minute and are sorry for the issue you had with the other host/property you had booked. We are happy you & your kids enjoyed the yard & swing and your time at Bluebird Bungalow! Best Wishes to you! Bart & Sue

- Manager Response
Home Away from Home
5/5 stars
Bluebird Bungalow was an absolutely perfect stay. The location is perfect within walking distance to all sorts of cute restaurants, independent shops, parks and playgrounds. A 2 min drive to the River where they always have great festivals and live music. 5 min to the highway so you can get anywhere in a jiffy. The house is perfectly appointed with all the amenities you need. Nice sized rooms enough for my family of 5. Cute and eclectic decorations were a personal touch. Even had a huge backyard with bonfire swing and lawn games for my kids! Loved our stay and looking forward to staying here again next year! 10/10 recommend!
- Victoria

Thanks for staying with us Victoria! We are so happy you & your family enjoyed your visit and look forward to you returning sometime! Safe Travels, Bart & Sue

- Manager Response
Peaceful moments
5/5 stars
Bluebird bungalow was the perfect stay within the heart of Avondale! Shops and restaurants were within walking distance and a quick distance to the Riverside arts market! Each morning I would get up early and sit outside to listen to the birds with the sunrise, then walk the dogs over to Boone Park. Bluebird bungalow was the perfect getaway, very welcoming and peaceful for whatever the adventure!
- Lisa

Thanks for staying with us Lisa! We are so happy you enjoyed everything! Best wishes, Bart & Sue

- Manager Response

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