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Jingle Bells Square House-Historic District-Working Fireplaces-Screened Porch

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps 2-6


*** We are registered with the City of Savannah as a Short Term Vacation Rental. Jingle Bells Square House - SVR-00025 ***


*** Please see our other Vacation Rental in the same neighborhood for Guest reviews - Jingle Bells Square Cottage - 5 Stars - 80+ Reviews. It's Property # 920489. ****


*** Important: Our property is in a quiet residential neighborhood. Savannah has strict noise ordinances. Complaints from neighbors result in a $500 fine for the property owner.

*** The Principal Tenant must be 25 or older.


While he was the organist and music director of Savannah’s Unitarian Church, which faces onto Troup Square, the Reverend John Pierpont Jr. wrote the beloved Christmas song Jingle Bells, copyrighted in 1857. In 1985, the City of Savannah placed a plaque in Troup Square to commemorate the song and its Savannah roots.


Built in 1885, our House is in a quiet residential neighborhood 50 yards from Troup Square. The two bedroom, two and a half bath property a is full 2 storey house. Fully renovated in 2014, there is ample free street parking—no meters to feed with quarters or $7.00 daily parking permits required. Within easy walking distance of restaurants (there is one within 100 yards), the Savannah riverfront, and all of the fun and fascination of pre-Civil War historic architecture, beautiful landscaping, antique shops, etc.



On the First Floor:

--- The Living Room has a comfortable, queen-size pullout sofa-bed—one that you would actually be happy sleeping on!—custom manufactured by Rowe Furniture in North Carolina, with

“Air Dream” innerspring air mattress system. Comfortable chairs,a 55 inch high-definition flat screen TV, and a working fireplace

--- Open Kitchen/Dining Room. The Dining Room has an antique trestle dining table that seats six, a 48” high-definition flat screen TV and a second working fireplace

--- Full Gourmet Kitchen - quartz countertops, full-size stainless steel refrigerator, gas range, dishwasher, microwave

--- There is a half-bath on the first floor, and a full-size desk with Aeron chair for checking

your email

--- Private Screened Porch.

On the Second Floor:

--- Front Bedroom - with two Twin Beds, flat screen TV and an en-suite bathroom with tub/shower combination

--- Rear Bedroom - a Queen-Size Bed, flat screen TV and an en-suite bathroom with custom shower


--- High-Definition Cable and High-Speed Wireless Internet

--- Phone with local telephone number and free calls within the Continental US

--- Carefully furnished with original artworks, framed textiles, antiques, and modern accessories.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About Owner

We are a nearing-retirement age couple from the New York City area with backgrounds in fine arts and restoration, an appreciation for eccentricity, and a limited amount of patience for shoveling snow - so Savannah is perfect for us.

Owner purchased this house in 2007

Why Owner chose Savannah

When our son was clever enough to pass up the blustery New York area where he was born and enrolled in the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) in animation in 2004 we began thinking about escaping ourselves - at least for visits. He graduated in 2008 and has moved on to other challenges but we continue to be fascinated by Savannah, one of the most magical cities in the US.

What makes this house unique

For short and longer term visits we have stayed in quite a few Savannah hotels and a dozen or so furnished vacation rentals, so we have a good idea of what we want to find to make us comfortable, which has guided us in renovating and furnishing this house.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Jingle Bells Square House-Historic District-Working Fireplaces-Screened Porch
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this house. We were a party of five adults visiting Savannah for the first time. You will love this clean, renovated house. Everything was taken care of for us. I cannot think of anything that the owners have missed with this property. The house is easy walking distance to all that Savannah has to offer. It is spacious and also has a wonderful screen room where you can sit and read or just relax. We highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Great home, great location

  • 5 of 5

We went on a girl's weekend and stayed here for 3 nights. The house is a beautiful historic home with all the latest amenities. It has a wonderful screened in deck which we used at night when we returned home. The location was perfect. Close enough to walk to River Street or Bay Street. Great shopping close by and great restaurants. The property manager called to make sure that we were happy with the home and if we needed anything. The neighbors introduced themselves and were extremely friendly. When we commented we would love to move there, they stated they would love for us to do that.

If I return to Savannah with others, I would stay there in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house in great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time being on vacation for Christmas...This house felt like home..The kitchen was perfectly stocked as well as the rest of the house. It was clean, beautifully decorated and the location was great. .Close to trolley to get around the city and we loved the little market right behind the house when we needed a little somthing ...I would definitely return to this house ..The owner was great to deal with on booking and ansering any questions we had...


  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Perfect Ladies' Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Jingle Bells Square House was perfect for our ladies' getaway! House is beautifully updated but not so much that we forgot where we were! Parking was easy, then we walked everywhere! House provided basic amenities for our stay (toilet paper, soaps, cleaning supplies). Back porch and courtyard were great for morning coffee and evening wine. Cannot complain about anything! We would highly recommend the Jingle Bells Square House and would not hesitate to rent again! THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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A Great House

  • 5 of 5

This house was just as described and it had all the amenities. It was super comfortable, very clean, and a great location!! Dining was only a walk away. We would definitely stay there again. We really enjoyed it!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Perfect home away from home. Nothing was lacking.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect setting for 2 couples travelling together.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Rates & Availability

Beach Institute House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 2016 - Feb 2017
Dec 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mar 2017 - June 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 2017 - Aug 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sept 2017 - Nov 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Nov 3 2017 - Nov 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 2017 - Feb 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.0%

2-night minimum stay. 3-night minimum stay for Holiday & Special Event Weekends. 13% taxes additional. $250 Refundable deposit returned after check out. * $100 Cleaning Fee * *** Sorry—No Pets ***** Mar-June and Sept-Nov: Rentals cannot begin or end on Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Beach Institute House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • both Second floor Bathrooms are en-suite
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Front Bedroom - 1 queen
    Rear Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
A few things not found in many Savannah rentals: • QUIET - a full house (not a condo) on a quiet residential street. Like many historic Savannah homes ours is semi-detached, but we have installed 6 inches of sound insulation between us and the adjacent neighbor. • PRIVATE SCREENED PORCH • In the Living Room area - A REALLY COMFORTABLE, QUEEN-SIZE PULLOUT SOFA-BED—one that you would actually be happy sleeping on!—custom manufactured by Rowe Furniture in North Carolina, with “Air Dream” innerspring air mattress system. • High-Definition Flat-Screen TVs (Living Room, Dining Room, and both upstairs Bedrooms) with FULL HIGH DEFINITION CABLE SERVICE. Living Room also has, DVR, DVD player, Surround Sound Sound System, Stereo CD player with iPod dock.

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