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This is a beautiful two story home in the heart of the Historic District. Built in 1870 for John Houston, this home has been lovingly restored and is only one block from Forsyth Park. River Street, antique shops, and numerous parks are a short walk or bike ride away.
Our home includes original hardwood floors, central air, three fireplaces, two bedrooms each with a private bath, a fully equipped new kitchen and powder room on first floor. Other amenities include washer/dryer, ceiling fans, TVs. Crib available. The home is beautifully furnished. Also, has a private, gated courtyard for dining or just relaxing.
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We are located 1 block from Forsyth Park where many events take place year round. River Street is a 10 minute walk from our townhouse as is all fine dining, entertainment and museums. Paula Deans restaurant is also a short walk from our rental.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Being a resident of PA, Savannah became a regular visit due to our son being a SCAD student. We visited once to often and decided that Savannah should become our retirement. home. Our son moved on to California and we stayed here.
My wife, Betsy is a retired school teacher and I retired from a retail business. We still have a summer home in PA.
Why the Owner Chose Savannah: We fell in love with this home due to its proximity to the Historic District and Forsyth Park. We walk everywhere. Always something to do or see. Great friendly people. Even being close to the beach. Our princess home needed a complete going over but still had its 1870 bones. We like to think we helped bring her into the 21st century.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The first time we stepped foot into our home my wife said I could live here. The house was charming but needed lots work. The courtyard made it all worthwhile. We spent many a day painting, having new a/c and heating installed, roof, bathrooms and the kitchen. The most fun was finding the antiques to place in our home. It all worked.