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Savannah's Historic District

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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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.

Parking is non-metered in front of the house.

Keywords: 1870 Townhouse


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Will consider dogs under 35lbs....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • WiFi,can convert twin beds to a King upon request, outdoor dining in enclosed courtyard....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Monument View:

    One block from the Fountain in Forsyth Park...moreless

  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Operating gas log. Available for winter guest only....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (3) 3 fireplaces, 1 with gas log....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Completety modern fully equipped kiotchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis Court

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $35
  • cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 13%


Pets will be considered if under 30lbs.

2 night stays will be considered. If granted a one time $75 surcharge will be added.

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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah/Hilton Head
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Huchinson Island
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95/I-16 intersection
15 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

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.


Owner info

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.

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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Home for your computer

    Home for your computer

  • Dining Area fireplace

    Dining Area fireplace

  • Modern kitchen

    Modern kitchen

  • Kitchen settee

    Kitchen settee

  • Front bedroom - queen

    Front bedroom - queen

  • Master Bedroom Suite

    Master Bedroom Suite

  • Full baths for front and rear bedrooms

    Full baths for front and rear bedrooms

  • Courtyard - totally private

    Courtyard - totally private

  • Entrance


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    Living room areaLiving Room

  • Living area

    Living area

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  • Dining room - able to seat six

    Dining room - able to seat six

  • Up to second floor Bedrooms

    Up to second floor Bedrooms

  • Rear bedroom - twin beds able to convert to king

    Rear bedroom - twin beds able to convert to king

  • Forsythe Park within view of the townhouse.

    Forsythe Park within view of the townhouse.

VRBO #40150

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Date last modified - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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