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The circa 1900 single story Captain's Cottage is an exquisitely decorated 2 bedroom 2 bath cottage situated just 2 houses from Washington Square, perhaps Savannah's most beautiful square. From the front porch you can look across the street to see the famous, Pirate's House Restaurant & Tavern. The Cottage is decorated with a wonderful collection of period antiques as well as comfortable Southern style furnishings. One of the most striking features are the sparkling chandeliers scattered throughout the home.
The home features 2 bedrooms with queen beds; one with en-suite bath, comfortably sleeps 4-5. Each bed is covered with high quality linens, quilt coverlets and comfy pillows. The second full bath also features a new large capacity front load washer and dryer. Both baths are stocked lush thirsty towels.
The livingroom features 2 beautiful antique chairs from Grandma Allen, comfy sofa and large television. There are 4 decorative fireplaces throughout the Cottage to add wonderful ambiance & charm.
The kitchen was renovated with granite countertops and all new stainless steel appliances including a full size refrigerator, range, microwave and dishwasher. The cabinets are fully stocked with all your cooking and dining needs; glassware and dinnerware for 8 as well a set of Paula Deen cookware, generous supply of bowls, utensil's and accessories. Also there is a coffee maker & toaster. The kitchen is complimented with a breakfast nook and crystal chandeliers.
The dining room hosts a 4 seat dining table with glass top which beautifully reflects the light of the chandelier above. Across the room is a lovely Victorian double framed mirror.
Just outside the side door, sits a petite stone courtyard and is perfect for enjoying that morning coffee, reading or an evening nightcap.
The Cottage is PET FRIENDLY so that you may bring your best friends on your perfect vacation. The petite courtyard is perfect for them to enjoy, as well as having Washington Square nearby. Our community is very dog friendly; the neighbors with their dogs gather in the Square in the afternoons and welcome our visitors join. It is also great fun to take them down to the dog park just a few blocks down. Many restaurants have outside dining and allow you to dine with your pups. Most will offer them a water bowl and a treat.
There is a generous supply of on-street parking right in front of the Cottage. If you prefer a garage, one is conviently located just 1.5 blocks West.
The Captain's Cottage is situated in the Landmark Historic District of Savannah, right in the heart of historic activity, nearby points of interest include: *2 blocks from the famous River Street with loads of restaurants, dining, pubs and nightlife *the Pirates House Restaurant is directly across the street *the Pink House Restaurant is just 4 blocks West *the 1790 Inn & Restaurant 10 minute stroll * World famous Leopold's Ice Cream *Forsyth Park is an easy 1.5 mile stroll among some of the most beautiful homes, squares, shops and landscapes
Furnished with chest of drawers & I-radio/alarm...moreless
Bedroom 1 - Master : 1 queen
With ensuite bath, TV, antique chest, I-Alarm clock...moreless
Each bedroom is furnished with a queen bed covered with hotel high quality cotton sheets, quilt coverlets, comfy pillows; a antique chest of drawers and closet for storage. The Master has an ensuite bath and television....moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
Full bath also has a large capacity washer & dryer...moreless
The baths are decorated beautifully with ornate mirrors and lighting. Both are full including a toilet, shower and sink. Stocked with lush, thirsty towels, soap and hair dryer. ...moreless
The Captain's Cottage has amenities to suit a variety of getaway themes. The Cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or family vacation. Even just grabbing some friends and enjoying historic Savannah; Savannah & the Cottage have it all, from history to nightlife. There is something every everyone at the Captain's Cottage and in historic Savannah, the Hostess City....moreless
Rock n Roll Marathon Nov 6 - Nov 8, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving Holiday Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2015 4 night min stay
Christmas Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2015 3 night min stay
New Years Holiday Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$250 Fri, Sat, Sun
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Departure Cleaning Fee$100
Property Damage Protection$59
Check-in is at 3PM and Check-out is at 10AM
Cancellation Policy: 50% refund of down-payment if cancel more than 30 days prior to arrival; no refund if cancelled within 30 days of arrival. If able to re-book, will refund in full.
Request a quote, email or call for special event and holiday rates, which includes St. Patrick's Day, Marathon Races, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc.
Long-term rentals may be considered; however, February is the only month at the lowest rate of $4000. All other months will vary. Also weekly cleaning by our cleaning service is required.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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The Captain's Cottage sits in the heart of Historic Savannah. Just 2 blocks from the historic River Street; walk the cobblestone and tabby streets just as they were layed in the 1700s. Endless sightseeing, walking and biking opportunities. Savannah is one of the most pedestrian friendly cities in America.
Savannah is easy city to manipulate whether walking, driving, pedicab or public transportation. One of the easiest ways to see Savannah is on of the historic trolly tours; they allow you unlimited on-and-off so that you can enjoy the tour, hop off for some lunch or shopping and back on for another history lesson, doing so as often as you like.
Savannah Shopping is in a class all it's own. You will find some of the finest antiques from around the World; antiques abound from monarchs to cherished family heirlooms. The streets are filled with wonderful boutiques of the latest styles. There is a generous supply of shopping for any taste, age and budget.
There are numerous running, biking and boating opportunities throughout the city. If you are looking for a race to participate several occur throughout the year, from the Rock-n-Roll Marathon to the Bridge Run.
If you are looking for a little slower pace check out one of the many art and house museums; absolutely some of the finest examples of art and homes are available for viewing daily. Enjoy a show at the Lucas Theatre, tour the Green-Meldrim home where General Sherman stayed on his March to the Sea or the lavish Mercer-Williams House on Monterary Square which was featured in the Midnight of the Garden of Good & Evil film; tour the home of Juliette Gordon Lowe, the birthplace of the Girl Scouts of America.
Perhaps one of the most highly anticipated aspects of your trip is dining, Savannah has one of the most outstanding dining selections of any city. The Pink House offers fine dining even a tavern below with wonderful piano music; the Pirates House is located in the oldest building in Savannah; Moon River Brewery has it's own brew selections along with a delicious menu; countless restaurants to suit you breakfast, lunch or dinner needs. Not to mention extensive supply of bars, pubs and nightlife options.
Another one of Savannah's distinct designations, Savannah has been named the 'Most Haunted City in America'. There are numerous ghost tours from trolly, walking, coach and even one riding in a hearse. A fun and entertaining experience to learn of Savannah's haunted tales.
I am glad to help you plan your visit to the city and share my personal favorites.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Charles & Faye purchased the home in 2012 and renovated the cottage from top to bottom. We grew up in rural South Georgia and both love history, historic homes & furnishings. On a trip home from the beach ~10 years ago, Faye and I got our first dose of Savannah; we immediately fell in love the with charm and beauty of the City. For the next several years we would visit and dream of one day having our on piece of Savannah. The Captain's Cottage is now that piece for us; we enjoy visiting Savannah every chance we get as well as having the opportunity to share our home with you.
Not only do we enjoy Savannah, but so do our 3 beagles, Belle, Bug and Scout. They love strolling the streets and visiting the squares; most of all they love the attention they attract from their new friends they met along the way. Scout's favorite thing is to stand on the porch and greet the walking tours; he tries to see how many passersby he can sucker into a pet or tell him how cute he is....
We hope you enjoy our home & Savannah just as much as we do and look forward to being available to offer suggestions of our personal favorites.
Why the Owner Chose Savannah: Each time Faye and I visited Savannah we found ourselves walking through Washington Square; it is magnetic, peaceful and beautifully maintained with manicured landscape. So when we talked about purchasing a property we knew the perfect home would be near our favorite square, Washington Square.
After months of watching the internet listings we contacted realtor, Mathew Allen. In talking with Matthew we decided to look at 2 homes nearby; it took just one visit to the Captain's Cottage for us to know this was it. It was exactly what wished for, 2 houses off Washington Square, 2b/2b, single story with a courtyard..... the perfect choice for us and our Beagles.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The Captain's Cottage is in the heart of the Landmark District, the oldest section of Savannah. Just 2 blocks from the famous River Street; easy walk to Broughton Street for shopping and dining; there are literally more restaurants within walking distance than I can name.
Every visitor coming to Savannah will visit the Landmark District so stay in the heart of the points of interest.
Our tree-lined street is one of the most beautiful in Savannah. There is no better street for strolling and enjoying the beautiful architecture, warm southern breezes and historic charm. It will take just one visit to see why Savannah is named the 'Hostess City'.