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1/2 Mile from Forsyth Park, E 37th St, Smoke Free Apartment

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Large, Bright, Spacious Two Bedroom, Large Front Porch, Live In The Live Oaks!

Please feel free to contact me about your trip to Savannah. We hope you will allow us to host you or your family. Please reach out with any questions.

The Savannah that most visitors encounter is confined to the historic district between the Savannah river and the trees of Forsyth park draped in Spanish moss. But several blocks south of the park, beyond the sun-dappled squares and canopied streets, is the increasingly vibrant Starland district. The neighborhood, whose name comes from the defunct Starland dairy factory it surrounds, has in recent years emerged as an incubator for creativity that overflows from the nearby Savannah College of Art and Design (scad). Now a clutch of new shops, galleries and cafes has taken root here, providing a refreshingly rough-around-the-edges respite from Savannah’s polished, old south charm.

Enjoy 1,300 square feet to yourself. Located on the second floor, extra large living room, spacious grand dining room, french doors allow for privacy between the living spaces. Large front porch, feels like a tree house as you look out into the canopy of live oaks that line 37th street. Off-street parking.

Two large bedrooms, one bath. Sun room, back porch, soaring ceilings, elegant space.

Bright, airy, open, great location to explore Savannah.

Public bus transportation from Chatham Area Transit, stop is located one block on the corner of Abercorn St and E 37th St. Once downtown, hope on the DOT, for free drop off and hop back on service to explore the downtown. Check out the Chatham Area Transit , CAT, website for the routes.

Eat

From fine dining at perennial favorite Elizabeth on 37th ( located directly across the street) to fantastic burgers at the Green Truck Pub, the Thomas Square streetcar neighborhood boasts some of the best restaurants in the city. If you have a sweet tooth, make time to stop by Back in the Day Bakery. It's nearly impossible to make a decision, but you can never go wrong with bakery’s old fashioned cupcakes, star brownies or banana pudding.

Party

Most of the city’s happening bars are located in the historic district, but the Wormhole in the Thomas Square streetcar neighborhood is one of the best venues for enjoying cheap beer and live music. The Wormhole considers itself a “variety club” because of the diverse performers who have graced the venue’s stage. Check the Wormhole’s website before your visit to see who’s playing while you’re in town.

Shop

The Thomas Square streetcar neighborhood has its fair share of galleries and stores, but some of the best shopping is the area’s many antique shops. Give yourself at least an hour to peruse the selection at Habersham Antiques Market. The store, located in a converted early 20th-century grocery story, has room after room of antiques from more than 70 dealers.

Check out these Starland jewels that were featured in the NY times article:
Non-fiction gallery

This new gallery exhibits contemporary artwork in diverse media. The small space has recently hosted video installations, an M.F.A. Thesis exhibition and a collection of works inspired by Japanese Kokeshi dolls by two SCAD alumni.

Graveface Records & Curiosities

This record shop, which opened in late 2011, also stocks an astoundingly strange assortment of ghoulish curios. In addition to racks of vinyl albums and a free arcade game in the store, the shop sells creepier wares like rodent skulls, taxidermied bunny busts and demented-looking dolls dripping with fake blood.

Art Rise Savannah

The pioneering Desoto Row Gallery, which has shown outdoor exhibitions in the graffiti-covered ruins of the Starland dairy factory, recently evolved into this nonprofit arts organization. Among the ongoing projects are a gallery space open on Saturday afternoons and the First Friday Art March , a monthly event showcasing the creative offerings of the district that has helped contribute to the area’s revival.

Green Truck Pub

Mason jars fitted with filament bulbs illuminate the bar at this popular hangout, which has topped local polls for the best burger in town since opening in 2010. Try the trailer park burger, topped with house-made pimento cheese and bacon, and one of the many southern craft brews from the extensive beer list.

Foxy Loxy

In an art-filled two-story house, this gallery and cafe serves tex-mex dishes and lattes made with locally roasted Perc coffee beans. In the back courtyard, the fire pits, s’mores and half-price bottles of wine on Saturday nights draw crowds after dark.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 08/14/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    We have a fold out foam bed in the sun room, located off the kitchen and the back bedroom. It is the size of a single bed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This has always been a smoke free apartment since 1999 when we purchased the building. We ask that all of our guests and visitors respect that we do not allow smoking in or around the building. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Sun Room: 1 child bed

    Fold out foam chair/bed, single size. For a child....moreless

  • Front Hallway: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full size futon, in the fronthall, can be closed off....moreless

  • Middle Bedroom : 1 queen

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  • Back Bedroom : 1 queen

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Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • One bathroom, bath tub and shower.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A few different ones to read and enjoy!...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A few board games....moreless

  • Television:

    high speed internet, watch from your own accounts using Net flicks, Hulu or Amazon Prime accounts....moreless

  • Toys:

    A few and some wooden puzzles and a few books for different ages....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few random dvds to share....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large Dining table, with seating for six. Place mats and cloth napkins provided....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Only for admiring...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    comfortable seating, large tv, with smart blue ray player...moreless

  • Parking:

    two- off street parking places, located behind the building...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We provide the filters and enough coffee to get you started the 1st morning....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Basic set for 8, basic kitchen utensils and knives....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Soap provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has all the basic equipment and pots and pans. If you need an unusual kitchen appliance or spice please bring it with you. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Building Type

  • Building
 

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My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$2,525
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning and linen fee $95
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Beach
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Car: Recommended

The savannah that most visitors encounter is confined to the historic district between the savannah river and the trees of Forsyth park draped in spanish moss. But several blocks south of the park, beyond the sun-dappled squares and canopied streets, is the increasingly vibrant starland district. The neighborhood, whose name comes from the defunct starland dairy factory it surrounds, has in recent years emerged as an incubator for creativity that overflows from the nearby savannah college of art and design (scad). Now a clutch of new shops, galleries and cafes has taken root here, providing a refreshingly rough-around-the-edges respite from savannah’s polished, old south charm.

The area encompasses a large portion of the city, from the southern end of the victorian district to the start of midtown at victory drive. The neighborhood, which was designated a national historic landmark district in 1997, is comprised of beautiful late 19th-century houses, neighborhood cafes, shops and galleries. The starland district may be more familiar to locals. Located within the confines of the thomas square streetcar neighborhood, the district occupies land that once housed the starland dairy and is today a hub for the city’s creative minds.

Starland was featured in the ny times travel section, may 2014: an incubator for creativity in savannah!

Starland district has established itself as a hub for local art and music, unique shops, boutiques, and a varied selection of restaurants and cafés. From antique shopping to pet supplies, a stylish hair cut to a new tattoo; starland has something for locals and tourists alike. We invite you to explore everything the starland district has to offer.

Located across the street from savannah's most notable restaurant, elizabeth's on 37th and seven blocks from forsyth park, savannah's largest downtown park. Just two miles from river street!

Get out and walk around the other side of savannah!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I moved to Savannah in 1989 to get my MFA in Historic Preservation from SCAD. Since 1996 I have managed 22 of my own units which are long term leases. These units are all located in historic properties that were all built in the 1920s as either duplexes or 4-unit apartment buildings. None of my properties are single family houses divided into apartments, all of them have proper living rooms, dining rooms and bedroom spaces. This property is in such a great location for all of Savannah and is so spacious, I thought it would be ideal for a long term stay in Savannah. I hope you agree. Enjoy Savannah, Mark

Why the Owner Chose Thomas Square, Savannah, GA, USA:
This property is located just over a mile from River Street and the heart of the Historic District. But if you would like to stay in one of Savannah's other historic districts, you are on the edge of the Victorian District, in the middle of the Thomas Square Steetcar District. Experience the other side of Savannah, eat and shop with Savannahians. If you like slightly off the beaten path and great finds, Starland District is for you! Located just a few blocks south of downtown Savannah, the Starland District has established itself as a hub for local art and music, unique shops, boutiques, and a varied selection of restaurants and cafés. From antique shopping to pet supplies, a stylish hair cut to a new tattoo; Starland has something for locals and tourists alike. We invite you to explore everything the Starland District has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This house still has the charms from the 1920s when it was constructed. Hardwood floors, plaster walls, sun porch, french doors, tall ceilings. It is furnished with antiques and family pieces that make a warm and inviting place to stay while in Savannah.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 08/14/2016

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Photos

  • Living Room, seating area.

    Living Room, seating area.

  • Large, private front porch, unit on the second floor.

    Large, private front porch, unit on the second floor.

  • Front stairs, leading up to the entry hall. Looking up.

    Front stairs, leading up to the entry hall. Looking up.

  • Front Entry hall, door leads to front porch, futon at rest.

    Front Entry hall, door leads to front porch, futon at rest.

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Fireplace in living room, only for admiring, no fires.

    Fireplace in living room, only for admiring, no fires.

  • Dining Room, looking into kitchen and hallway to bedrooms and bath and laundry.

    Dining Room, looking into kitchen and hallway to bedrooms and bath and laundry.

  • Kitchen, looking toward back door, that lead out to a small back porch.

    Kitchen, looking toward back door, that lead out to a small back porch.

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Middle bedroom, with queen bed and TV.

    Middle bedroom, with queen bed and TV.

  • Back bedroom, with queen bed.

    Back bedroom, with queen bed.

  • Small sunporch, looking into back bedroom.

    Small sunporch, looking into back bedroom.

  • Located on the corner of E 37th St and Drayton Street

    Located on the corner of E 37th St and Drayton Street

  • Welcome to 26 E 37th St!, Front Door

    Welcome to 26 E 37th St!, Front Door

  • Stairs leading from front door to the apartment, looking down.

    Stairs leading from front door to the apartment, looking down.

  • Futon, pulled out as a bed.

    Futon, pulled out as a bed.

  • Living Room, looking into Dining Room

    Living Room, looking into Dining Room

  • Dining Room, looking into Living Room.  Seating for six.

    Dining Room, looking into Living Room. Seating for six.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bathroom, tub and shower.

    Bathroom, tub and shower.

  • Looking from front entry hall into middle bedroom.

    Looking from front entry hall into middle bedroom.

  • Middle bedroom, queen size sleigh bed

    Middle bedroom, queen size sleigh bed

  • Back bedroom, with four poster bed.

    Back bedroom, with four poster bed.

  • Two off-street parking places located behind the building.

    Two off-street parking places located behind the building.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, February 17, 2017

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