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Historic Savannah Garden Level Condominium - Circa 1838

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Bird Baldwin House circa 1838 - Garden Level Condo


Last updated: 09/15/2014
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Savannah condo description

This garden level (ground level) condo offers easy access (no stairs) and more than 700 square feet of space, washer and dryer and a full kitchen. Sleeps a maximum of 4 adults with a queen size bed and a pull out sofa.

The Bird Baldwin House is located within a short walk of the Savannah Visitor's Center where you can pick up one of the many guided tour trolleys or learn more about the activities Savannah has to offer. Complimentary off street - on-site parking is included in your rental (one per unit). This garden level condo offers all you need for a couple of days or a couple of months. Live like a true Savannahian... If only for a short while!

This ground level condo is located at the corner of West Liberty Street and Barnard Street. Orleans Square is one block South and Pulaski Square is 1/2 block North. They are located close to SCAD student dorms on Oglethorpe and are directly across from the Savannah Civic Center, the site of SCAD graduation. Great for visits from SCAD parents!

This condo is furnished with all bed linens and bath terry. We also stock it with extra pillows and blankets. We always take in to account the number of guests and length of stay and try to leave plenty of bath terry & linen. Please notify us when making your reservation if you plan to use the pullout sofa. Of course we ask that you reuse bath terry whenever possible. For extended stays we will drop off clean bath terry and pick up soiled terry. Due to such a wide variety of personal preference, we are unable to provide personal hygiene items like face soap, bath soap, shampoo or conditioner. Please bring these items with you.

The following is taken from the Savannah Visitor's Center self- guided walking tour. Our house is the first stop on the tour!

"We begin our tour at the Visitors Center on MLK (1) and head East on Liberty Street to the corner of Liberty and Barnard. Across the street on the Southwest corner sits the Bird-Baldwin House (2). It is the oldest building in the city south of Liberty St. The original wood portion (left) was constructed in 1838. The floor plan, typical of most construction at the time, had a wide entrance hall with double parlors. The parlor floor was raised to permit maximum air through the house. Mr. Lewis Bird, a prominent Attorney began the original construction, but before it was completed the entire Bird family perished on the Steamship Pulaski when it exploded off the coast of North Carolina. (just to make things a little more interesting the closest square to the house is Pulaski Square!)

Mr. Bird's mother completed the house and sold it to his law partner Mr. Baldwin who lived in it for many years. The stucco portion was added in 1860. The house was used by General Shermans' officers as their headquarters. Over the years the house has been a private residence, an apartment building, a store and a corner tavern known as "Harry's".

It had deteriorated so badly that street people were living in it and it caught fire several times yet the house survived. After sitting vacant for many years, in 1980 it was renovated into six apartments. In 1991 it became a Bed & Breakfast. A couple of years ago it was converted into condominiums."

We have over 35 years combined hospitality experience. We spent over a year looking for a condo that offered all the key touchpoints that we know, from experience, visitors to Savannah need and expect. A great location that is easy to find for first time visitors (we are less than two blocks west of the geographic center of the Historic District), off street parking, a historically significant building (built in 1838), original doors and heart pine flooring, comfortable furnishings including a large king bed with high-end mattress and box spring (no thin worn out mattresses) and a fully equipped kitchen with all utensils and pots and pans. Our unit has a coffee maker but we do not provide filters or coffee. Those items can be purchased locally. This is a truly great condo that is available at a very competitive rate.

Check out our other Savannah listingS! VRBO #41141 & #172974!

Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine


          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable

          Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio


              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Antiquing
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Kayaking


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              Rates start as low as $89 Per Night.
              Specialty weekends and high demand periods may be higher.
              2 Night Minimum Required - $50 one time cleaning fee.
              Discounts available for 4 or more night stays.
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              Last updated: 09/15/2014
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              • Bird Baldwin House circa 1838 - Garden Level Condo

                Bird Baldwin House circa 1838 - Garden Level Condo

              • Front of Bird Baldwin House facing Liberty Street with azaleas in full bloom!

                Front of Bird Baldwin House facing Liberty Street with azaleas in full bloom!

              • View of kitchen with new Washer and Dryer

                View of kitchen with new Washer and Dryer

              • Queen size bed

                Queen size bed

              VRBO #147271

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              Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014


              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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