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Private garden, parking, Columbia Square

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Prime Historic District Rental With Everything You Are Looking For

Imagine the convenience of a reserved parking spot right by your door, a private gated courtyard just for you and no stairs whatsoever! All of this in what may be the most ideal location for tourists in the Historic District, just 0.3 miles from River Street on a quiet block of gorgeous historic homes. Walking distance to all the attractions and right next to the famous 1790 Inn with a restaurant frequented by locals and tourists alike.

Surrounded by tree-lined streets, lush squares, & famed architecture, Columbia Square is ready to welcome you to Savannah! Located in the Landmark Historic District, this circa 1842 one-level garden flat is part of a larger estate and is filled with contemporary and historic treasures.

One of the many perks of our garden apartment is that you are in the middle of all that Savannah offers (you face one of the most majestic original squares) & are next door to the famous 17Hundred90 Tavern and Restaurant. You have your own private courtyard as well with a covered seating area and teak dining table. Of course, our off-street parking space is a nice treat as well!!

Rental Details:

* 2 Bedrooms / 1 Full Bath with lots of historic character & detail

* Kitchen is fully equipped

*Indoor Dining Room seats 6 people

*Picturesque Private Courtyard for you to enjoy! Dine outdoors at the teak table

*3 TV's with expanded cable- Living Room, Master Bedroom,guest bedroom.

Other Important Features of Our Home:

*Free WiFi service

*Apartment is ground level with NO STAIRS between our parking and entry to home

*Grab bar in shower


History buffs will be in heaven at the Columbia Square Inn! Our home was renovated in 2012 but still retains its historic charm.


This home is in the MIDDLE of everything Historic Savannah has to offer. Stroll down the majestic oak-lined streets to attractions- it’s just a five minute walk to the famous River Street in one direction, and a ten minute walk to Forsyth Park in the other! Enjoy beautiful days in the park or one of the fabulous squares throughout the city.

Keywords: wheelchair accessible, garden, parking, handicap, 1790, Columbia Square, one level, Downtown Savannah, National Register, WiFi, character, historic, dog, pet, downtown, courtyard, one level, Davenport house

Please note at least one renter must be over the age of 30 and be able to leave cc information on file with us.

Please also note that our properties are NONREFUNDABLE..we HIGHLY recommend trip cancellation insurance.

City Of Savannah STVR License # SVR-00015

More Details

jackie k
Member since: 2011
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:
February 22, 2018

About jackie k

My husband and I purchased the Inn in 2012. We chose to live and work in the old inn and rent out the garden level for guests to enjoy our home and its surroundings. We love living here in the center of Savannah's historic district with its wonderful homes and architecture. We love that we do not need a car to explore our wonderful city.

jackie k purchased this apartment in 2012

Why jackie k chose Historic District - North

You'll know as soon as you arrive, this address is perfect - you are two doors down to Davenport House museum, a block to the Owens Thomas museum, and literally next door to 17Hundred90 Tavern and Restaurant. If you are looking to park and walk your entire vacation, this is the home for you.

The location is quiet yet close to the action! Best of both worlds.

What makes this apartment unique

Strolling downtown's tree-lined streets & squares with your pet, having a drink at 17Hundred90 next door, breakfast at J. Christophers' (outdoor seating, dogs allowed), lunch down York Lane at Wall's BBQ, dinner at B. Mathews (outdoor seating, dogs allowed). All within easy walking distance. If you look at the location map you will see listed a number of places of interest....some good, some not worth your trouble.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Some friends and I were in town for the scad baseball parent weekend at the same time 23,000 marathon runners were also in town. That actually turned out to be a good thing as, with the hotels completely booked, I came across the Savannah Sea Maiden. It was perfect in every way - comfort, location, cleanliness, roominess. I hope to stay here every time I'm in Savannah now. Thanks, Laurie, for creating such a wonderful place to stay right in the heart of Savannah!
Nov 2011
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Historic District - North Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Dogs welcome! They must be house trained and quiet. not allowed on furniture. There is a mandatory walk thru check out. Please crate when alone.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest - 1 queen
    Great Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , occupancy is 4 adults
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Everything you need for your holiday! We have books, games, puzzles, hair dryer, coffee maker, blender, toaster, mixer, all cooking/eating utensils, pots & pans, dishes. We urge you to book certain activities far in advance......highly recommend............. Savannah Slowride.....pedal your way on a pub or night...books a month in advance for weekends,912-414-5634. Savannah Haunted Pub Crawl...912-604-3007 Savannah Pedicab...912-232-7900 (less expensive and started in Savannah.


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Private garden, parking, Columbia Square
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 88 reviews

Best vacation and most relaxing place I have ever had

  • 5 of 5

I was so impressed with the garden apartment I did not want to leave. You can’t beat the location overlooking Columbia Square. Me and my husband enjoyed our stay for five days and would have extended another five if our schedule allowed. It is within walking distance to all the great shops, restaurants and historical museums. The court yard was absolutely lovely, my two greyhounds would lounge and relax out there all afternoon.It was so romantic we would get take out and eat out in the picnic table surrounded by the lovely gardens and have our coffee in the mornings. We had wonderful time and the owners were extremely accommodating. I am planning on going back for my birthday celebration for at least a week.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for pointing out what a fantastic outdoor dining area this rental has to offer. Everything about this large gated courtyard is ideal because it provides privacy and ambience right in the heart of the downtown commercial area. Whether you order an entire meal from a local restaurant such as B Matthew's or just a happy hour drink from the 1790 (our city allows you to have a carryout cocktail!) it is a rare luxury to be able to enjoy it in your own gated historic courtyard.
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Great location, comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the home on Columbia Square. Very clean and close to everything. While we were not able to enjoy the outside private courtyard and garden as it rained and was very chilly it would be a terrific spot for morning coffee! Would definitely recommend this location. The designated parking spot was a tremendous amenity!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Owners were very polite. You can pretty much walk everywhere. The house has everything you need, great experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dog Friendly

  • 5 of 5

We chose this rental because we were able to bring our two large dogs. The location is very quiet and centrally located in the Historic District. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Lake City, Utah

Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was in a fantastic location-easy walking to everything. The parking is a huge plus!!! The owners were nice and easy to communicate with. The apartment was clean and spacious and had everything you could want. Just note that it is in a basement--with lots of light. We were just one couple and only used the one BR.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Please note that the apartment is on the ground floor with a garden, it is not in a basement but rather on the first floor, with no stairs up or down as the photos exemplify.
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Quiet...lovely home away from home...

  • 5 of 5

The home was very comfortable. We found it to be close to a lot of things, plus the hop on and off trolley stop is close by. The place was spotless. Could not have been better.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being wonderful guests!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Savannah / Hilton Head Island Interstate
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
SDOT Free Ferry across the Savannah River
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Across River-Westin- take the free ferry
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Tybee Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Firefly Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
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Nearest Point of Interest
Cafe Vas
Nearest Point of Interest
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Nearest Point of Interest
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Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Dog Park
Nearest Point of Interest
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Nearest Point of Interest
Gryphon Tea Room
Nearest Point of Interest
Design District Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Favorite Broughton Street Shops
Nearest Point of Interest
Wright Square Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
The Olde Pink House
Nearest Point of Interest
Brasserie 529
Nearest Point of Interest
Gallery Espresso
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
The Pirate's House
Car: not necessary

The Columbia Square Inn faces Columbia Square in the premiere beautiful & quiet Landmark Historic District. We are in the middle of the district with Historic Savannah Foundation on one side and the Davenport House museum on the other.

Carriage tours, walking tours, architecture tours - looking for something in particular? Just ask us and we'll point you in the right direction.

We are next door to the 1790 Restaurant and Tavern and only a few blocks from most of Savannah's famous eateries. Everything is within walking distance..too tired from a day of exploring, take one of our always available and reasonable pedi-cabs.

Please note -we are a NONREFUNDABLE property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50

Please call us directly for any specials/last minute bookings.
Please note this is a nonrefundable property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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