Heart of Historic District W/Free Parking! 1870 Home with Charm(32 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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 - email@example.com. 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.
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
Celebrated 50th Anniversary Foley, Al
Review Submitted: September 27, 2010 Date of Stay: September 2010
Lovely week in Savannah Ga! What an amazing city and the experience so enhanced by our stay in the charming old McDonough house in the historic district. The kitchen while maintaining its old charm is equipped in totally new modern appliances. We narrowed our choice to this site based in part on the prompt phone and e-mail hospitality extended during our search by our gracious host . When staying in a city like Savannah the experience simply would not be complete without staying in a charming old historic home. We were able to walk to many of the historic churches and other sites. Transportation is readily available also. We enjoyed our very informative Trolley tour. Younger couples could probably walk everywhere from McDonough, especially in cooler months. We drove to Tybee Island one morning. As Seniors with cranky hips and knees we had difficulty (but managed)accessing the whirlpool/shower tub combination, so this should be a consideration in your decision if you have any limitations. Otherwise, we do recommend and our rating is 4 1/2 stars due only to our difficulty with the shower accommodations. The McDonough home will be a significant part of a wonderful, memorable stay in a truly beautiful city.
Our thanks and maybe we will see you again.
B&H retired near beautiful Gulf Shores, Al
Recommended for: Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Perfect Place!Review Submitted: July 25, 2010 Date of Stay: July 2010
I wanted to thank you for letting my girlfriends and I stay in your home! We really enjoyed our time in Savannah and your home was the perfect place for us to stay! Thank you again,
Quiet, Walk everywhere, Safe, Free Parking, Minutes to River Street, Site Seeing
5 out of 5
Absolutely perfect vacation home
Kaitie - Alexandria, VA
Review Submitted: May 25, 2010 Date of Stay: May 2010
We recently spent a week at this rental in downtown Savannah and found the location to be exactly what we wanted... Any cab ride was less than $10 from the home and the upstairs balcony was the perfect place to relax before or after a night on the town. Host was extremely accommodating and the extra perk of a Jacuzzi tub was great after golf or shopping . The kitchen was beautifully appointed and the high ceilings made the apartment feel much larger as did the airy layout. I guarantee after time spent at the McDonough house... You'll want to stay longer. Thanks for opening your beautiful rental home to us!
Recommended for: Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Marian Zeller July 31, 2012
Keywords: CHARMING, COMFORTABLE, REASONABLY PRICED FOR YOUR FAMILY VACATION OR ROMANTIC GETAWAY!
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Member since: 2011
- On floor 1
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5
- 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....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- 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....moreless
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
We are located in the Heart of the beautiful Historic District - a short ten minute or less walk to the popular River Street shops and restaurants. We are one block from the Colonial Cemetery....moreless
- Golf Course Front:
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $25
- Pet Fee $25
- Tax Rate 13%
Please call me direct to make payment or email me your contact information. I also accept personal or certified checks and money orders for payment.
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:
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Car: Not Necessary
We have two units so the calendar can be deceiving - please check with us for availability at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: 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
Why the Owner Chose Historic District - North, Savannah, GA, USA:
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!
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
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.
- Primary: +1 9123081390
- Secondary: +1 9123081390
- Tertiary: +1 9123089382
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503 E McDonough St Savannah, Georgia Historic District
Upstairs Living Room
Downstairs Living Room
downstairs living room
Up and Down Appliances are the Same
Up and Down Dining Rooms are the same
Upstairs reading nook in hallway
Upstairs bath with jacuzzi tub and traditional shower
Dog park 3 doors down at the square, basketball court, gazebo, benches
503 East McDonough Street Heart of the Historic District
King Bed upstairs
Downstairs Queen Bedroom
Upstairs Living Room
upstairs living room
Downstairs Living Room
Up and Down Kitchens are the same
dining area down
Bath with Tub and Conventional Shower upstairs
Downstairs Bath with enclosed Shower
Crawford Square - 3 houses down
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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