House from the rear/backyardYour king size bed
Comfortable second floor bedroom in artist's home
Comfortable second floor bedroom in artist's home

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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Ages 2 - 12
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About this listing

In case you have problem climbing stairs, room is up one flight. Very private accommodations. Room and bath are adjoining. I will try to make your visit and stay as pleasant as possible. I have WiFi in the house, large screen TV, outdoor porch/sitting area, privacy, very close to city center. One adult and cat. Please, no dogs. Pickup at airport if needed before 9PM. Off street parking. Check in time 2PM to 8PM. Check out 11 AM. Se habla espanol.

The space

Nice large modern house in quiet golf course community. Very private and no hassles. Close to Harris Teeter and Publix grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, and shops. Ten minute drive to city center. Upstairs bedroom with one king size bed, private bathroom and downstairs kitchen access. Sitting porch and an acre of lawn surrounding house. Large screen HDTV. I have a cat. In the event you need an extra bed, I have a spare bedroom with day bed at no charge.

Guest access

Kitchen, TV room, garage, porch, living room and dining room .

Interaction with guests

I live in the house and come and go. I will be there to help the guests in any way I can. May use my refrigerator and stock it with a limited amount. Washing machine and dryer available. Mini fridge in guest room.

Other things to note

I have been told I should mention room is on second floor. There are 14 steps going to upstairs room. There are also three front steps leading to front door.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2PM - 8PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 8PM

Flexible accommodations..Hassle free. I will provide towels, wash cloths. No smoking in the house. You may store a reasonable amount of beverages and food in the fridge. Coffee provided in the morning. If you like to cook, you may use kitchen and appliances. No animals please



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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

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91 Reviews

Check In
Michael User Profile
May 2017
fantastic accommodations ... warm and friendly host ... extensive collection of art / architecture / artifacts to keep you entertained ... 5 minutes to downtown new bern

Julia User Profile
May 2017
Only us upstairs and perfectly private in a comfortable bedroom with the bath just steps away. We were lucky enough to have some visits by sweet Benny the cat who also accompanied us on a stroll in the peaceful, leafy neighborhood. (We saw three deer in the back yard!) Publix and Harris Teeter and a host of chain eateries nearby. Downtown and the waterfront a short drive away. Jerry was an excellent, laid-back host, ready to chat or help, but not intrusive.

Chris User Profile
April 2017
Jerry was a gracious host with a lot of knowledge of the area. He place is clean and quiet and easy to access.
Jerry User ProfileJerry is a superhost.
Response from Jerry:
I look forward to your return soon. I'll be in Costa Rica till may 29. Good luck on making your arrangements for the move to New Bern. Anything I can do let me know.
April 2017

Fenna User Profile
April 2017
Great location, wonderful art in the house, comfy bed.

Jerry is a wonderful host! We got the comforts of home while staying with him. Highly recommended! He made us feel like part of his family, not just guests.

Douglas User Profile
March 2017
So much better than staying in a motel. And more affordable! Jerry is a great host and will share stories of an interesting life when you relax at the end of the day.
Jerry User ProfileJerry is a superhost.
Response from Jerry:
Great having you as a guest.
March 2017

Charlie User Profile
January 2017
Our first airbnb was great, thanks largely to Jerry. Very comfortable rooms and a knowledgeable and generous host.

New Bern, North Carolina, United States · Joined in July 2011
Jerry User ProfileJerry is a superhost.

I am a mature sailboat sailor, ex diplomat, former Marine, motorcyclist, musician, and working artist. Politically moderate. Orderly but not a neatness freak. Well read and educated with a BS and MA. I enjoy good conversation, the arts, music, cooking and wines. Benny is my young male cat and prefers guests with no animals in tow, especially large dogs. I am a world traveler, bilingual in Spanish, and interested in talking to people from other countries.

Response rate: 100%
(past 90 days)
Response time: within a few hours