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'Colophon,' a Luxuriously Romantic Garden Suite on Forsyth Park

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1886 Victorian Italianate


Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

B&B, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed (sleeps 2-4)

Very private retreat with plenty of books.

Sleeps 5 (1 queen-size bed, 1 queen convertible, 1 rollout for child). Private Bath, Full Kitchen/Dining Area, Walk-in Closet, Dressing Room, Living Room, Private Veranda, Courtyard.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs are welcome...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Other (See Description)


  • Queen size Beds (1) 1 queen in bedroom, 1 convertible queen in living room, Child Beds (1) 1child bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Linens provided, assorted fresh fruit and fresh flowers, yoga.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150 $150
Fri, Sat, Sun
$875 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 13%


State Tax (7%) and Hotel/Motel Tax (6%) are additional.

2-night minimum; last-minute shorter stays may be available.

No additional cleaning or pet fees.

Rates increased for special events, such as St. Patrick's Day, Rock and Roll Marathon.

With acceptable method of payment (cash or card), guests pay on departure date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah Airport
0.02 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Crystal Beer Parlor
5 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.02 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

Our B&B is across the street from the Forsyth Park bandshell, the foremost outdoor venue for cultural activities. We are a 2-minute walk from the Georgia Historical Society, 3 minutes from the 'Midnight House,' and 4 minutes from the Crystal Beer Parlor or Leoci's.

We offer complimentary Girl Scout cookies!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: A Victorian-Italianate house, 'Colophon' was built in 1886 for William Holt, a native of Boone Hill, North Carolina, who was in the Battle of Gettysburg (55th North Carolina Regiment), and was severely wounded in the heroic charge of July 3rd. After the war he moved to Wilmington and then, in 1877, to Savannah to found a cotton-brokerage firm. He also served on the Vestry of St. John's Episcopal Church and as Secretary of the Georgia Historical Society.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Complimentary Girl Scout cookies.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • 1886 Victorian Italianate

    1886 Victorian Italianate

VRBO #437574

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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