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Charming historic townhouse, steps from downtown

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Steps from the historic district, minutes from the beach

Built in 1905, The Little Yellow Townhouse off Whitefield Square features original heart pine floors, 12' ceilings, 4 fireplaces, and an abundance of natural light.

A sweet back porch and private, well-shaded backyard make a serene backdrop for morning coffee or evening wine and conversation.

Situated in a residential section of Savannah's beautiful historic district, The Little Yellow Townhouse is within easy walking distance of popular destinations like River Street and City Market. Antique shops, museums, boutiques, and restaurants, including Clary's Cafe - made famous/infamous in 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' - are all just a few minutes walk from the house. There are convenient, off-street parking options across the street, as well as a free shuttle service that stops nearby. The townhouse is also a beautiful, short, and easy drive to our closest beach, Tybee Island.

In addition to its original charming detail, the townhouse offers two airy upstairs bedrooms, a well equipped kitchen, 1 1/2 bathrooms, a dining room, and a comfortable living room with cable and wifi. Each bedroom hosts a queen size bed; additionally, there is a pull out sofa and inflatable mattress for extra guests. The house comfortably sleeps 4-6 guests, with extra options for children.

Tastefully furnished, the house is uncluttered and family-friendly, with a closet full of kid gear, including baby gates, a crib, strollers, and a high chair - even a baby monitor, as well as equipment for guests looking to visit the beach.

Everything you need for an exciting day and relaxing evening are here!

Come stay at The Little Yellow Townhouse, and live like a local.

For more pictures and tips on staying in Savannah's coveted historic district, visit our Facebook page at

Keywords: Townhouse; Historic; Historic Savannah; Savannah downtown; Tybee Island; Beach; Walking; Tours

More Details

Travis Loller and James Nichols
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Travis Loller and James Nichols

We are a family of four; the girls are 8 years old and 10 years old. They love Savannah as much as we do, and have been vacationing here since they were born.

Travis Loller and James Nichols purchased this townhome in 2003

Why Travis Loller and James Nichols chose Historic District - South

We lived in this house when we were working in Savannah and Hilton Head. Our work took us elsewhere, and we have kept the home because we love spending time here.

What makes this townhome unique

Tall ceilings, the warm glow of heart pine floors and tastefully restrained furnishings create a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere and make it a pleasure to spend time here. For free entertainment, just step outside and tour the historic district. We're a short walk from just about everything including numerous restaurants; an ice cream parlor; a historic theater that hosts movies, plays and musical performances; Forsyth Park with its iconic fountain and a children's playground; book stores; grocery stores; bars and antiques.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The trolley tour that picked us up in front of the Cathedral was informative and

also convenient in that we could get on and off all day. We enjoyed the Piano

Bar near River Street, and we just loved walking around town. We loved the stay

so much we would like to just move there now. We can't wait to come back. -Bill

and Helen
Sep 2009
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Historic District - South Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Half bath downstairs also includes stackable washer and dryer unit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 sunny upstairs bedrooms with a queen size bed in each; 1 double size sofa bed in the downstairs living room; 1 inflatable mattress; and 1 crib
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For little kids, there is baby-proofing available, tested on our toddlers: plug covers, cabinet locks, stair gates, etc. We also have a crib, baby bath, high chair, booster seat and just about anything else you might need for vacationing with little kids.


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Charming historic townhouse, steps from downtown
average rating of 4.633333 based on 31 reviews

Good location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this rental. Good location. Easy walking distance to a lot of areas. Definitely need to eat at Hitch which is an easy walk. Quick drive to the Riverwalk area and to the Olde Pink House which is another definite place to eat while there.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is good, great parking right across the street.

  • 3 of 5

House will sleep six albeit not that privately, everything works. Cute set up. Two minor suggestions upstairs shower never seemed to get hot and the ac is POOR. AC needs fix.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good Vacation

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at this property during St. Patricks weekend. The location was okay it is on a busy street I would say. If you are a light sleeper like me I would definetly bring a sound machine. The windows are not sealed well so you can hear everything and everyone who drives or walks by. Also the curtains on the windows are sheer so it becomes bright in the room very early. River street is a little far from this property so be aware to wear good shoes to walk it's about a 15-20 min walk I would say. Everything else in the property was good. We enjoyed our stay and look forward to visiting Savannah again sometime soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A real gem in the historic district

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic historic house with gorgeous architecture and furniture. House was very homely and relaxing. Two bedrooms worked out well for traveling with a baby and had baby equipment available. Great location and gorgeous neighborhood with short walk to center and beautiful houses and parks nearby. Street at night was busier than expected and with older house noise was a bit more noticeable. Overall highly recommended, fantastic stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A special place

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Well-outfitted. Enjoyed it all!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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For total immersion in the Savannah experience, we suggest you stay here!

  • 5 of 5

On our recent 5 day trip to Savannah what we were most interested in seeing was the architecture in the historic district and the famous Live Oak trees in the 22 city squares. We couldn't have chosen a better launch site for this purpose than the street where the Little Yellow Townhouse is located. Every morning all we had to do was step out the front door and thus began our daily walking tours of Savannah. None of our destinations were too far away to walk to and walking is simply the best way to see all that Savannah has to offer.

The townhouse with its many fireplaces, high ceilings and polished pine floors was simply charming. It was very commodious, tastefully decorated and had a well stocked kitchen. It was so solidly built and insulated we were never bothered by street noise despite it being on a busy street.

My favorite spot was the back porch where I could sip my coffee in the morning while watching warblers flit through the canopy overhead.

We heartily recommend this townhouse to anyone interested in the total immersion experience of Savannah!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Mansion on Forsyth (fancy) or Pinkie Masters (not)
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Savannah Amtrack
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Firefly Cafe
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Tybee Island
Car: not necessary

Historic Savannah offers walking tours, restaurants, antique shops, historic home tours and horse-drawn carriage rides -- all a short walk away. There is also a free shuttle that circulates around the downtown with a stop near our home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Dates flexible for St. Patrick's and Rock n' Roll Marathon. Please call.
Call about last minute specials.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.