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Comfortable, Historic 'Sea Captain's Home' in Downtown Savannah!

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Savannah house description

Hearken back to simpler time with a stay in the Captain's Quarters, a fully-restored downtown property within an easy walk or bike ride to Savannah's most popular venues, including River Street, beautiful Forsyth Park, the Juliet Gordon Low House and other fine museums, City Market and an array of dining, shopping and entertainment options.

The Captain's Quarters, built in 1887, features tasteful furnishings, professionally-chosen, nautically-themed decor and newly-restored surroundings. It has two bedrooms, each with its own bath, plus spacious living and dining areas, a working wood fireplace and a fully-equipped kitchen capable of producing cuisine from the simple to the sublime! In addition to the regular sleeping arrangements, the property features a brand-new leather sleep sofa downstairs and, upstairs in a beamed loft, a super-thick, double-sized futon to comfortably sleep up to four additional individuals.


Back in its historic heyday, Savannah was a bustling seaport town. 'Cotton was King,' and the ship captains who successfully delivered this precious commodity into the hands of mill owners in New England and Europe often possessed more money than time on land to spend it! But from their voyages to the Far East, they brought back silks and china; from Europe, the latest fashions for women and men. During their infrequent stays on terra firma, they furnished their houses with reminders of life on the open sea and unique treasures from their travels afar. Transport yourself back in time--but with all the comforts and conveniences of today! During your stay the Captain's Quarters, you'll be well-positioned to fully enjoy the mystique of author John Berendt's 'Garden of Good and Evil,' wandering among Savannah's famous Spanish-moss draped squares, trying its unique local cuisine, and exploring the fascinating and sometimes chilling stories of its colorful past and present.

During your stay in this property, you can enjoy Savannah's warm year-round temperatures in the home's private courtyard, featuring lush tropical plantings, and ample deck and covered patio seating. Select a book from the extensive collection provided and kick back for a good long read, or pack a picnic and stroll two blocks over to the lush lawns by the Forsyth Park fountain for an afternoon or evening idyll. Watch the ships make their way up the river, browse the many quaint shops and galleries downtown and enjoy the vibrant nightlife of River Street and City Market--it's all right here!

In addition, the Captain's Quarters has a private roof deck for stargazing, sunbathing, reading or just catching a nap! The property also enjoys plenty of free, on-street parking (not always a given in Savannah's busy downtown!) For specific rate information and the ability to book your vacation online 24/7, go to our website at: www.CalypsoRentals.com.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    Pets subject to prior approval and payment of a pet fee...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • In addition to the two bedrooms, there is a double-sized sleep sofa in the living room downstairs and a double-sized futon upstairs in a loft area....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Downstairs bath also has a washer/dryer

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat & Air Conditioning...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room with working fireplace...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Free, on-street parking in front of home...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Available nearby on an as-available basis...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Toaster, blender, electric mixer, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Upstairs private balcony/roof deck...moreless

  • Boat:

    The Savannah River and Tybee Island are nearby...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private, fenced courtyard with grill and table seating...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several good public courses in the area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rentals nearby...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis:

    Public courts just a few blocks away in Forsyth Park...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water Sports Gear nearby...moreless

  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 12 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring 2015
Feb 12 - Mar 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$229
$1,375
St. Pat's 2015
Mar 12 - Mar 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$699
$2,775
Spring 2015
Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$249
$1,495
Easter 2015
Apr 2 - Apr 5, 2015
3 night min stay
$259
$1,550
Spring 2015
Apr 6 - May 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$249
$1,495
Memorial Day/SCAD Grad 2015
May 21 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$259
$1,550
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Jun 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$249
$1,495
4th of July 20115
Jun 28 - Jul 10, 2015
3 night min stay
$259
$1,550
Summer 2015
Jul 11 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$249
$1,495
Labor Day 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$259
$1,550
Fall 2015
Sep 8 - Oct 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$249
$1,495
Columbus Day 2015
Oct 8 - Oct 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$259
$1,550
Fall 2015
Oct 13 - Nov 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$249
$1,495
Rock n Roll Marathon 2015
Nov 5 - Nov 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$599
$2,550
Fall 2015
Nov 9 - Nov 23, 2015
3 night min stay
$229
$1,375
Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 24 - Nov 29, 2015
6 night min stay
$259
$1,550
Fall 2015
Nov 30 - Dec 16, 2015
3 night min stay
$229
$1,375
Holiday 2015-16
Dec 17 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$259
$1,550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $135
  • Security Deposit Waiver $50
  • Booking Fee $45
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

For all additional information, please go to our website at www.CalypsoRentals.com.

Pets must be approved and appropriate fees paid.

3 night minimum year-round, please.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Numerous!
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Hutchinson Island
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Westin, Hutchinson Island
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 16
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Numerous!
19 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tybee Island

Car: Not Necessary

Within an easy walk or bike ride to Savannah's most popular venues, including River Street, beautiful Forsyth Park, the Juliet Gordon Low House and other fine museums, City Market and an array of dining, shopping and entertainment options

Other Activities: Kayaking, wildlife viewing, zoo

 

Manager info

Why Savannah:
Quiet, owner-occupied area within easy walk to all downtown activities and amenities.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • The Captain's Quarters, Savannah

    The Captain's Quarters, Savannah

  • Large, open living/dining areas with working fireplace

    Large, open living/dining areas with working fireplace

  • Looking back at dining area and front door from kitchen

    Looking back at dining area and front door from kitchen

  • Fully-equipped kitchen

    Fully-equipped kitchen

  • First floor queen bedroom

    First floor queen bedroom

  • First floor bath also has washer/dryer

    First floor bath also has washer/dryer

  • Queen bed in loft on second floor

    Queen bed in loft on second floor

  • Comfortable reading nook with futon that folds into a double

    Comfortable reading nook with futon that folds into a double

  • Second floor full bath

    Second floor full bath

  • Lovely, bricked courtyard with covered outdoor seating

    Lovely, bricked courtyard with covered outdoor seating

  • Shady, gazebo seating and gas grill

    Shady, gazebo seating and gas grill

  • Street view of the Captain's Quarters

    Street view of the Captain's Quarters

  • Comfortable, leather sleep sofa downstairs

    Comfortable, leather sleep sofa downstairs

  • Professionally decorated, with dining for up to 6

    Professionally decorated, with dining for up to 6

  • Kitchen features all appliances

    Kitchen features all appliances

  • First floor full bath with tub/shower

    First floor full bath with tub/shower

  • Bright, open loft area on second floor

    Bright, open loft area on second floor

  • Double-sized futon in loft on second floor

    Double-sized futon in loft on second floor

  • Second floor full bath with shower

    Second floor full bath with shower

  • Large outdoor deck on second floor overlooks courtyard

    Large outdoor deck on second floor overlooks courtyard

  • Large deck in courtyard and spiral staircase up to second story balcony

    Large deck in courtyard and spiral staircase up to second story balcony

  • Private courtyard for outdoor relaxing

    Private courtyard for outdoor relaxing

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    12
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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 02/24/2015
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