Best Location Period! Luxury on Renowned Jones St in Heart of Historic District!

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to Jones Gem, a Southern Demesne luxury property! Conde Nast Traveler Magazine has named Savannah one of the “Top Cities in the United States”, and our mission at Southern Demesne is to help you have a top travel experience. We accomplish this by providing a world-class accommodation in a perfect location with the intimacy and convenience of a private residence. We pride ourselves on being available 24/7 to ensure that our guests have an outstanding experience.

This exclusive property is located in the heart of Savannah’s Landmark Historic District, specifically within the trendy Design District, on renowned Jones Street, a cobblestone paved lane that Southern Living Magazine called “one of the prettiest streets in the South”. Nestled among Spanish moss draped oak trees, Jones Gem is a short walk to anything you will want to experience in downtown Savannah. Once you arrive, stash your car keys for the duration of your stay because you are just a few blocks from both the lively atmosphere of City Market and River Street in one direction and the quiet beauty of Forsyth Park in the other. Directly across the street is world-famous Ms. Wilke’s Restaurant (where President Obama dined during his recent visit) as well as some of the most popular boutiques in the city. The St. Patrick’s Day parade route is just 1 block away, Paula Deen's Lady & Sons is a leisurely 5 minute stroll through the picturesque squares, and the wonderful beaches of Tybee Island are only a short 15 minute drive. We encourage you to use the 'location' tab or map to compare our location. You won't find a more centrally located property.

Jones Gem is a completely renovated 2 bedroom 2 bath flat with 1,740 square feet of living space that occupies the 2nd floor of a federal style brick mansion built in 1850. While having all of the modern amenities and cleanliness one would expect from an upscale hotel, the home’s character and ambiance remain true to the historic charm of Savannah. With antique heart pine floors, high ceilings, original moldings, crystal chandeliers and 3 fireplaces, it is also well-equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and premium fixtures, appliances and furnishings.

The large living room features original wood floors, a decorative fireplace, 48” flat screen television (cable and DVD player) and a queen-sized sleeper sofa. The updated kitchen features custom cabinetry, natural stone floors and granite countertops with a tumbled stone backsplash. The Kitchen Aid stainless steel appliances include a two-drawer dishwasher, 30-inch range, microwave, wine refrigerator, full sized refrigerator/freezer and a Keurig coffee maker (K cups included). There is also a Bosch front loading washer/dryer. Directly off of the kitchen is a cozy dining room that overlooks a common courtyard.

The oversized master suite boasts heart pine floors, decorative fireplace, trunk room, and a king-sized four poster bed. Connected to the bedroom is the private master bathroom, which features yet another fireplace, claw foot soaker bathtub and shower, oil-rubbed bronze fixtures and dual custom vanities with natural stone surrounds. A favorite feature of our guests is the heated natural stone floor.

The guest room has two twin beds that can be combined to make a queen, original wood floors and high ceilings. The guest bathroom, located in the hallway, has a large shower in natural stone surround with a built-in bench and also features a heated floor.

A staircase leads from an outdoor deck off of the dining room to the charming courtyard below, the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine with friends at the end of the day.

We provide all of our guests with an iron/board, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. We are happy to help arrange private tours, fishing charters, boat excursions or to assist in making reservations at any of the wonderful local restaurants. Visiting Savannah for a special occasion? We will arrange to have flowers and champagne waiting for you or do our best to accommodate any other special requests you might have - just let us know!

The history and charm of Savannah is what makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in America. When booking your stay, be sure to look for a property that will enhance your experience by offering the historic feel that makes Savannah so special. Thank you for considering Jones Gem!


What about parking? Although there is no private parking, there are always ample spaces available on the street in front of the property. You may also purchase a 48 hours visitor's pass from the city parking office for just $12 that will allow you to park at any metered space in the city for free.

Are there stairs? This is a 2nd floor unit. There is a set of exterior stairs that leads to the building's front door. You then ascend a set of interior stairs to access the unit. The pictures show both sets of stairs.

Are linens/toiletries included? Linens, toiletries, hairdryer, iron, dishes, coffee maker, blender, etc.... anything you would expect in an upscale hotel, and more, is included.

Is there air conditioning, internet service and cable? There is central heat and air, free high-speed internet and hi def cable TV.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1740 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Single persons under 25 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in the dead center of Savannah's Landmark Historic District on renowned Jones St. Walking distance to all historic attractions, shopping, dining, parks....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio


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from 62 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 22 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$224 $274
Thu, Fri, Sat
Shoulder 2016
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$199 $224
Fri, Sat
Holiday 2016
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Winter 2017
Jan 2 - Mar 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$199 $224
Fri, Sat
Early Spring 2017
Mar 2 - Mar 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$224 $274
Thu, Fri, Sat
St. Patrick's 2017
Mar 16 - Mar 19, 2017
4 night min stay
Spring 2017
Mar 20 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$224 $274
Thu, Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Departure Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%


* To avoid VRBO booking fees and credit card fees, you may pay by check or Paypal. Call or email to book.

* Significant Discounts for weekly stays or longer. Please contact owner with your dates for pricing details.

* Interim maid service available for additional fee.

* Pets will be considered. Must contact owner for prior approval and fees.

* $250 refundable damage deposit. Typically returned within 10 days of departure if no damage.

* Special events may require longer minimum night stays.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah Hilton Head International Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Club at Savannah Harbor (Westin Resort & Spa)
4 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ms. Wilke's Dining Room
17 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tybee Island

Car: Not Necessary

Be careful when selecting a location! Many properties tout their location as being ideal. However, if you are staying close to the City Market, River St or Broughton St areas (north), you will likely have late night noise, young partygoer crowds and parking difficulties (even if you are offered a free space, it will likely be blocks away from your property in a city garage). If you stay near Forsyth Park and the Victorian District (south), you will have a long walk to the areas above and will be very close to the 'transitional' areas of Savannah. Jones Gem is situated perfectly in between the two, offering the peace and quiet of an upscale residential area but within a 10 minute walk of both ends of the historic district. Compare our location to other properties using the 'location' tab or map. You won't find a more centrally located property. Be wary of properties that don't show their location.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Southern Demesne, LLC is owned and operated by the Taylor family; Michael, Marjory, Will and Noland. We have lived in Savannah for almost two decades. Marjory is from New York, while Michael grew up in the deep South. We met here in the Hostess City in 1998 and got married at historic Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church on Calhoun Square in 2000. Although we hail from far opposite sides of the Mason Dixon line, we somehow make it work. We fell in love with the unique charm and history of Savannah long ago and decided to raise our family here. As avid travelers, we have spent extended periods of time overseas and have been to some of the most exotic places on the planet, so we have a unique perspective on hospitality. One of the reasons we purchased this property was because we absolutely love hosting guests and enjoy introducing others to our fascinating hometown. We strive to provide our guests with the same discriminating level of accommodations and experience that we expect when we travel. We live less than 3 miles from the property and stand ready to provide whatever service we can to make sure your stay is wonderful. Our goal is to provide you with a 5-star memory so that you'll leave a 5-star review.

Why the Owner Chose Historic District - South, Savannah, GA, USA:
We chose to purchase this property because of it's ideal location and it's true-to-Savannah charm. Jones Street has long been considered one of the most exclusive addresses in town. Very few streets in America offer such character. When the opportunity to own a piece of such storied history presented itself, we couldn't resist.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
While there are many nice vacation properties available in Savannah, many of them offer nothing unique. Because so many properties are in recently finished loft spaces or in newly constructed complexes, they are no different than thousands of other condos in any city in America. Folks come to Savannah for its unique history. Why would you come to a place for its charm and character but stay in a property that lacks it? And don't forget about location. Stay too far down town and you'll end up battling unbearable noise and impossible parking. Stay too far South and you'll be inconvenient to shops and restaurants. Jones Gem offers the best of both worlds - a leisurely 10 minute walk through beautiful squares to either end of the historic district but with the peace and quiet of an upscale residential area. We encourage you to use the 'location' tab and map to compare Jones Gem to other properties.

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  • Front Exterior

    Front Exterior

  • Renowned Jones St.  The 'prettiest street in the South'

    Renowned Jones St. The 'prettiest street in the South'

  • Jones Gem

    Jones Gem

  • Entrance to Jones Gem

    Entrance to Jones Gem

  • Living Room view from kitchen

    Living Room view from kitchen

  • Kitchen


  • Dining Room view from guest bathroom

    Dining Room view from guest bathroom

  • Master Bedroom suite

    Master Bedroom suite

  • Dual custom vanities in master bathroom

    Dual custom vanities in master bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • Back deck with gorgeous city view

    Back deck with gorgeous city view

  • Front Exterior

    Front Exterior

  • View from front landing

    View from front landing

  • Front Door

    Front Door

  • Living Room view from entrance

    Living Room view from entrance

  • Kitchen


  • Dining Room view from kitchen

    Dining Room view from kitchen

  • Master Bedroom suite

    Master Bedroom suite

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Clawfoot soaker tub in master bathroom

    Clawfoot soaker tub in master bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Guest bathroom shower

    Guest bathroom shower

  • Shared courtyard

    Shared courtyard

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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