Top Floor of Fabulous Mansion W/ Private Porch Overlooking Forsyth Park!

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Last updated: 10/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

You will know you have arrived for a true Savannah experience when you enter the home via the deep front porch. The stairs to your private top floor suite, are wide and beautiful. The staircase has a landing with built in seating under a stained glass window. Photo opportunities everywhere you look!

The front suite Queen bedroom has French doors to what may be the best porch in town for listening to concerts and relaxing as you read, people watching. This expansive top floor porch is totally private for this rental! The front suite King bedroom has a sitting area and bay windows overlooking Forsyth Park.

Important note to consider before you book: In Savannah's Historic District the homes are very close together. In order to respect all neighbors, the city asks for 'Quiet Hours' at this property from 9pm to 8am. This is particularly important for the porches and outdoor space. We want you to have a fantastic time while you are here but the quiet hours are vital for many reasons. Do not book this home if you cannot abide by the quiet hours.

There are 2 off street parking spots dedicated to your rental party behind the home. Additional cars can easily park on street. This area is not metered.

No Grills or Barbecues are allowed on the premises.

The photos on this listing are the rooms you will get. They are recent photos and we do not interchange units/photos instead we show you exactly what you are getting. Your eyes do not deceive you, this is actually 2 apartments that can be rented together so there are indeed 2 living rooms and 2 separate fully equipped kitchens! Your front suite is totally private. While there are other apartments in the house, the units do not share any rooms or bathrooms at all. You have your own keys and no other guest has access to your spacious 4 bedroom & 2 bathroom quarters. We have added another antique dressing table and the larger kitchen now has a side by side stainless refrigerator with filtered water and ice.
Please also note that at least two guests in the party must be over 30 years old.


City Of Savannah STVR License Numbers # SVR-00016 & SVR-00017

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 1750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Your dog may be allowed on a case by case basis with a $100 fee. We require your dog to be treated for fleas prior to arrival. We ask that your dog be crated in your absence (or taken along with you when you go out) and not left alone at night if there is any chance he/she will bark and disturb others. Do not use automated online booking to make a reservation with a dog...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Huge master bedroom with bay windows overlooking Forsyth...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Direct access to covered porch and balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Lovely queen bedroom with ensuite bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double


Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • toilet, combination tub/shower

Other Amenities

  • Maid service comes in at the beginning . You are charged. If you are a long term renter, our housekeeping staff must have access to clean once a month. Please feel free to have Mariah come in to clean more often if you wish. She is terrific. 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. Please take out trip cancellation insurance, we do NOT give refunds. We are, under extraordinary circumstances, happy to rebook you, but there are no cash refunds for any reason....moreless


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat Panels with cable in every bedroom and 2 in the living/dining areas. All premium stations available....moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee supplied...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    just added a new stainless steel side by side with filtered water and ice....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Private balcony with covered porch; You can listen to concerts in the park without leaving your vacation home!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Free in Forsyth Park, across the street...moreless

Building Type

  • House


Write a review 4.6
from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
rock n roll marathon
Nov 2 - Nov 9, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2016
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

St. Paticks Day
Mar 15 - Mar 22, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$475 $500
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,500 $7,000

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • cleaning fee $180 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%


All noise complaints may be met with immediate dismissal from the property.

No use of outside spaces after 9pm or before 8am.

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Last updated: 10/19/2016
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  • Forsyth Park

    "Fabulous park and fountain. Wonderful entertainment, tennis courts, snack bar, etc. Our ot..."

  • River Street

    "The photo provided me is of Broughton Street and pictures Bistro 45, a really good restauran..."

  • The Olde Pink House

    "Our most popular restaurant for visitors, fish is good, but Olympia Cafe on River Street is ..."

  • Mrs Wilkes

    "Worth the wait in line. This family style eatery is wonderful! Go one hour before the last..."

  • Lady & Sons

    "Paula Deen's throne of FAT! Not a favorite. Long lines and not worth the wait. "

  • Broughton Street

    "Ever changing and growing, our main street is becoming a shoppers' paradise. Many locals an..."

  • Crystal Beer Parlor

    "great fun, close but can get loud and crowded. I believe one of our oldest restaurants."

  • Leopold's Ice Cream

    "A must for any traveler to Savannah. The best flavors!! Those long lines are because they..."

  • Green Truck Pub

    "Everybody loves it, but if you like your hamburgers rare, forget it! It was okay."

  • Local 11 Ten Food & Wine

    "good food great rooftop to american legion on bull street."

  • Tybee Island

    "Great fun...really good restaurants...AJ's, Crab Shack, Social "

  • SOHO South Cafe

    "good food, long waits, lousy bloody marys"

  • Elizabeth On Thirty Seventh

    "musty..relies on old reputation"

  • Foxy Loxy Cafe

    "good coffee, second location now on Broughton"

  • Vic's On the River

    "a little pricey but good, steak is great."

  • Leoci's Trattoria

    "I cannot recommend this eatery, bad food, bad attitude, high prices. Pizza tastes like card..."

  • Savannah Bee Company Flagship Store

    "Broughton Street...wonderful store and products. Broughton street also has a salt store, sp..."

  • Owens-Thomas House

    "one of our more interesting historic homes."

  • The Firefly

    "Lovely quiet spot for lunch or dinner. Food is excellent, can get a little overwhelmed for ..."

  • Kayak Kafe

    "great for lunch"

  • Brighter Day Natural Foods & Deli

    " good, great hard to find products, organic products..a little in need of brightening(not ki..."

  • Colonial Park Cemetery

    "interesting, a nice walk"

  • Old Town Trolley Tours

    "Good sightseeing, get off and on at your leisure."

  • B Matthews Eatery

    "good and getting better."

  • 17 Hundred 90 Restaurant

    "Our local watering hole. Merges the old timers with the new residents and tourists..Good fo..."

  • Alligator Soul

    "Unique menu"

  • Clary's Cafe

    "Wonderful old time breakfasts and lunches..nothing sophisticated, but a throwback to days go..."

  • Cha Bella

    "Good food, using fresh local produce and fish. Quiet location, eat inside or out! "

  • Zunzi's Take Out

    "Very popular! Great sauces"

  • American Legion

    "Bull street at the bottom of the Forsyth park. Ladies night on Thursdays, and Men's on Frid..."

  • Tubby's Seafood

    "River Street, touristy, fun. Hit or miss on the food"

  • Vinnie Van Go-Go's

    "Very popular~ can get very crowded, but the pies are okay."

  • Bull Street

    "Divides East and West. Wonderful Squares to explore."

  • Rocks on the River

    "Great views. Food improved. Very comfortable"

  • The Salt Table

    "great fun, a new shop in town."

  • Carriage Tours of Savannah

    "Don't know if still in business...Wet Willies demanded that all the horses be relocated out ..."

  • Gallery Espresso

    "Best coffee,,,try a breve for a special treat! Okay muffins, cake"

  • Papillote - French Cuisine To-Go -- CLOSED

    "nice for lunch great Croque Monsieur is the best ever. Some outdoor seating."

  • The Cotton Exchange Tavern & Restaurant

    "Great views and drinks!"

  • The Florence

    "New, mixed reviews, service okay. Great salads and pizza. "

  • Savannah Day Spa

  • Desposito's Seafood Restaurant

    "Hidden away, a little rundown, but the old timers love it. More fun at Crab Shack"

  • Davenport House Museum

    "Owned by Historic Savannah Foundation, the Davenport House is a beautifully restored home bu..."

  • Waving Girl Statue

    "Sweet story but not worth the trip if you're not in the neighborhood."

  • Sweet Melissa's Pizza

    "Really good, late at night, when you are starving and nothing is open. On Whitaker and Cong..."

  • 700 Drayton Restaurant

    "Part of the Mansion on Forsyth, food and service is just okay. The hotel bar and art galler..."

  • River Street Market Place

    "First Friday of every month, fireworks, boat rides at night. Saturday and Sunday open market..."

  • The Melting Pot

    "Been there forever, so must be something to it....One of these days I will have an urge for ..."

  • The Grey

    "Excellent food. Pricey! One of the group of new restaurants in Savannah aimed at raising o..."

  • Molly MacPherson's Scottish Pub & Grill

    "Wonderful bar food, great prices and the best selection of single malts outside of NYC. Nic..."

  • The Crab Shack

    "Great fun Great fun! The sampler platter is great..order for 1 less (platter for 2 go..."

  • Chocolat By Adam Turoni

    "Wonderful Chocolates. Beautifully made and the taste is terrific. A must for visitors."

  • Flying Monk Noodle Bar

    "Wonderful! Representing s.e. Asia cuisine and doing a hell of a job. Try the Vietnamese co..."

  • Boomys

    "Passing by Boomys' window last week, we noticed an intriguing Asian menu..ever adventurous, ..."

  • Treylor Park

    "Laid back. Some interesting bar food. Very good for lunch. Reasonable prices."

  • Jazz'd Tapas Bar

    "good snack size bites, live music, owner has an attitude and overpriced. No matter the size..."

  • Lulu's Chocolate Bar

    "the desserts are just okay and not a place to venture at night, unless by car."

  • Olympia Cafe

    "Great fresh fish for 2, wonderful, warm, efficient staff. People we were eating with loved t..."

  • B&D Burgers

    "A few locations-but the best is on Congress Street..very good burgers and a high definition ..."

  • The Collins Quarter

    "Voted best hamburger in Savannah..good food, innovative. Wait is sometimes too long, especi..."

  • Liberty Street Grill

    " Convenient location, easy parking, good food, laid back but sophisticated atmosphere...all ..."

  • Sly's Sliders and Fries

    "Wonderful flavors..great fun..even the mini hot dogs are delish! Perfect if you are on a bu..."


Car: Not Necessary

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My husband and I moved here 3 years ago from NYC. We simply fell in love with the city and saw great business opportunity and a future. We love watching the changes and growth that have taken place and look forward to more positive advances in the future. This is a welcoming and vibrant city with an eye toward the future. I have since learned that my grandparents lived here during WWI and that my mother was born odd as that seems I knew immediately upon entering the city years ago, that this was the place I wanted to live. I never believed in ghosts but after this story, who knows!

Why the Owner Chose Historic District - South, Savannah, GA, USA:
We loved the grandeur of this house overlooking Forsyth Park and thought that others might fall in love with it as well. We have been working constantly to upgrade and restore this mansion of historic value. The house was built for a family in 1888 and at the end of WWI converted into apartment housing for returning soldiers.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Located in the landmark historic district, it is within walking distance to all that visitors want to see and experience in our wonderful city. This house is close to everything, historically relevant, and grand in appearance. It is a romantic step back into history.

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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Victorian Mansion Seen From the Park

    Victorian Mansion Seen From the Park

  • Forsyth Park from the entry porch [common area]

    Forsyth Park from the entry porch [common area]

  • Front Porch [common area]

    Front Porch [common area]

  • huge king bedded room with 3 8' high original windows facing park

    huge king bedded room with 3 8' high original windows facing park

  • queen bedded room opening to private deck

    queen bedded room opening to private deck

  • large updated bath front suite

    large updated bath front suite

  • bright and airy front kitchen

    bright and airy front kitchen

  • 2nd Queen BR in rear suite

    2nd Queen BR in rear suite

  • Rear Suite Living Room

    Rear Suite Living Room

  • Entry to daybed bedroom thru rear suite kitchen

    Entry to daybed bedroom thru rear suite kitchen

  • Rear Suite Kitchen

    Rear Suite Kitchen

  • Rear suite living room  facing Dining room

    Rear suite living room facing Dining room

  • The Fountain

    The Fountain

  • Main Entrance

    Main Entrance

  • Wonderful, historical staircase with window seating, under stained glass windows

    Wonderful, historical staircase with window seating, under stained glass windows

  • there's that huge bedroom again

    there's that huge bedroom again

  • furnished private covered deck

    furnished private covered deck

  • living room in front apartment, very comfortable and cozy!

    living room in front apartment, very comfortable and cozy!

  • stylish front living room

    stylish front living room

  • wonderful updated historic bathroom rear suite

    wonderful updated historic bathroom rear suite

  • Rear Suite Dining Room

    Rear Suite Dining Room

  • Shower/tub in rear suite bathroom

    Shower/tub in rear suite bathroom

  • Rear suite kitchen

    Rear suite kitchen

  • Bedroom with Daybed and trundle

    Bedroom with Daybed and trundle

VRBO #651865

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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