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FREE Parking in the HEART OF the Savannah HIstoric District 1870 Home with Charm

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-5)


We have two units so please check with us as the calendar can be confusing - Only the upstairs is available at this time due to a long term booking downstairs. The balcony upstairs is not open for use; however there is a sitting porch downstairs.

Welcome Home!

The McDonough House, built in 1870, is designed to be your home away from home. Vacations and getaways are meant to be just that - why be cramped in a hotel room when you can have a home - with all the amenities!

Our home is divided into an upstairs and downstairs unit - each separate and private from the other. Each floor consists of 1000 sq ft of living space - a bedroom with a king bed (upstairs), queen bed (downstairs), living rooms with spacious futon sleepers, and a daybed (upstairs) or rollaway (downstairs), kitchen, dining room and bath. We offer flat screen TVs in both living and bedroom areas of both units, free wifi, full channel tv listings. Each unit has two separate entrances to the bath for maintaining privacy in the bedroom.

The McDonough House is a short ten minute walk to River Street, museums, fine dining, the night life, Savannah College of Art and Design and is located in the beautiful Historic District of Savannah, Georgia.

Transportation is just a step out your doorway. There are Pedicabs, horse and buggy, trolley tours, and more. We will provide you all the information. Do you want to get away from the city? Beautiful Tybee Island Beach is just a short 15 minute drive. Fort Pulaski, Fort Jackson, Bonaventure Cemetery - always famous to us, but made more so in the novel and movie, 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'. It is 20 minutes from the Savannah International Airport and 35 minutes to Hilton Head.

NO SMOKING in our home but there is a porch downstairs suitable for your needs.

No refunds if cancelled within three weeks of booking; funds/deposit can be used for later date. You never lose your money.

Credit card deposit taken immediately; mail in must be received within 1 week of booking

St Patrick's Day- 3 day minimum - $300 per night - no refunds/full reservation charge, payable in full at reservation for St Patrick's Day visit.

Two night minimum stay


Free Comcast wifi and free offstreet parking at the front entrance are included in price.

Flat screen TVs in both living room and bedroom - we get the sports channels, sports fans.

The upstairs bath has jacuzzi bathtub and traditional shower; downstairs has enclosed shower, no tub.

Leave your hairdryer and iron at home - we have one!

The kitchen appliances are stainless steel with granite counters; the well furnished kitchen has ice maker, microwave, full size fridge and stove, dishwasher, coffeemaker, teapot, blender, toaster, pots & pans, dishes…..all you need (if you chose to cook).

Living room and bedroom have fireplaces and central heat. ..…cozy and comfortable in the winter months with new central a/c to cool you in the summer.

Advance shopping (groceries, drinks, etc.) available upon request for small fee.

No laundry on site but a nearby laundry does wash, dry, fold for a very economical fee (1 laundry bag washed, dried and folded is approximately 20 dollars and same day service


Check in hours are normally from 2-3 p.m., if it is available, we can try and get you in sooner.

Check out is at eleven, but we will make every effort to accommodate you for later check out when possible!


You never lose money! If you have to cancel, you may reschedule. No refunds of funds/deposit if cancelled within three weeks; funds/deposit can be used for later date.

No shows: (less than two days prior) full charge no refunds

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Robert

I have been in real estate for over 30 years. I sell, lease, residential and commercial real estate and also rehab homes. Please call Bob Maner, Century 21 Islands for all your rental or purchase needs. I am an expert in commercial listing and development. (912)308-9382

Robert purchased this house in 2004

Why Robert chose Historic District - North

Hisotric Savannah is the most charming City in the world. The homes, the culture, the people make you feel at home! Tybee Island Beach was just named No. 14 Best Beach in the United States! Savannah is always in the top 10 Vacation Spots - our Home puts you in the heart of all the activities as well as the Heart of the Historic District. We have great reviews and will do all that is possible to make your stay enjoyable. We are a short distance away and always available for our guests!

What makes this house unique

Our home is neat and comfortable and gives you more than a sterile hotel room. You can relax and feel at home and enjoy TV, reading or other activities and not disturb your mate - impossible in a hotel! The bath has two entrances so others do not have to disturb the bedroom guests. The living room has a double futon sleeper, off the dining room there is a very comfy large single daybed and a very large California king in the bedroom. Our rooms are spacious and unique - 1000 sq feet per unit, private entrances, low traffic street with plenty of free parking and free wifi.


Historic District - North House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No refunds but you may change your dates.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large jacuzzi tub with traditional shower in upstairs unit Large enclosed shower (no tub) in downstairs unit
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King bed upstairs, queen size downstairs. Upstairs unit has a kingsized bed in bedroom, double futon sofa in living room, and daybed in another area (twin) with private access to the bath without going thru the bedroom. Downstairs has queen bed and Sleep Sofa (double Futon in downstairs unit living room) and a small rollaway. Pack and play is available in the downstairs unit closet.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Walking distance to River Street, 12 miles from beach at Tybee Island, 5 miles from river gambling boat, walking distance to museums, shopping, restaurants, siteseeing, carriage rides, bike rentals, next door to public transportation, 20 minutes from International airport, near golf course, theater, civic center auditorium, Savannah College of Art and Design, 10 minute drive to Hunter Army Airfield, 15 minute drive to South Carolina border, walking distance to many parks. Approximately 20 minutes to rail station.


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HEART OF the Savannah HIstoric District 1870 Home with Charm
average rating of 4.6585364 based on 41 reviews

Clean, Fun and Friendly!!

  • 5 of 5

Really fun area. This location is .5 miles away from all the downtown restaurants and pubs we visited. Also one block away from an amazing pizza place!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Megan You are always welcome in our home. Thank you😀
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Great location...very comfortable... would recommend and stay again.

  • 4 of 5

Clean, comfortable, homey.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable rental

  • 5 of 5

The rental was exactly as advertised, beautiful and clean rooms, wonderful location with many walkable sites. Our dog enjoyed being part of our adventure in this very dog friendly town. What a lovely home. Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The space was clean and the perfect walking distance to the sites downtown

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay. No problems or complaints! Would come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Martinez, Georgia

Quaint and Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at the McDonough House. We rented the upstairs unit and found it to be very comfortable and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house, walking distance to downtown and on a quiet street.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mr Peluso. Please come again! Safe travels and thank you for the beautiful roses....a sweet surprise. 😀
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Forsyth Park
River Street
Bonaventure Cemetery
The Olde Pink House
The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Savannah SandGnats Baseball -- CLOSED
Mrs Wilkes
The Pirates' House
Leopold's Ice Cream
Jepson Center for the Arts
Colonial Park Cemetery
Old Fort Jackson Historic Site
Tybee Island Lighthouse
Beautiful views - Tybee Island, GA
North Beach Bar & Grill
The Breakfast Club
Green Truck Pub
Tybee Beach pier and pavilion
A-J's Dockside Restaurant
Great shrimp and music!
Broughton Street
Great shopping - don't forget world famous Leopolds Ice Cream Shoppe
Crystal Beer Parlor
Best burger in Savannah
Savannah Bee Company Flagship Store
City Market
Blowin' Smoke Southern Cantina
Best BBQ in Savannah
Vinnie Van Go-Go's
Best pizza in Savannah
Spanky's Beachside
Great spuds and chicken fingers...kid friendly
The Crab Shack
Family friendly, get the shrimp in Savannah
Fort Pulaski National Monument
History Buffs love it
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Savannah Hilton Head International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Tapas, Screamin Mimis
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Westin Resort
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bier Haus
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Tybee Island
Car: not necessary

We have two units so the calendar can be deceiving - please check with us for availability at

Beautiful Tybee Island Beach - 12 miles away; gambling casino boat - 4 miles away; golf nearby - Westin; riverboat cruises

The above site is Connect the Dot and it is free shuttle for tourists all over Savannah, at the website it shows a map and pick up points

This site is for the CAT transportation which is the local carrier

This site is the Tybee Island shuttle

The River Boat Cruise site

Pops Concert website information


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
More than two adults $25
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

You never lose money as our guests....30 days or more cancellation - full refund; after that time, you will be credited for a future stay based upon your schedule and our availability. You will never lose your stay!

Owners not responsible for lost articles nor injuries to self or guests while residing at the home. We recommend you use VRBO or HOMEAWAY insured stay for refund of deposits, etc. Please use VRBO and HOMEAWAY insured stay for refund of deposits, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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