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Get Cozy in Enchanting "Cottage 333"

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Adorable 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Cottage In The Landmark Historic District

A precious piece of history! This 135-year-old cottage is clean as a whistle and cute as a button. It is freshly renovated with modern amenities and nicely located in Savannah's beloved Landmark Historic District. It sits on the eastern border of the district, so Cottage 333 is close enough to walk to everything downtown, but also allows you to get away from the center of the action when you are ready for a quieter night's sleep or to relax in your private dipping pool.

That's right! This is one of the only places downtown where you can have a spa/pool all to yourself! It is located in Cottage 333's private rear courtyard, the Louella C. Williams Memorial Courtyard. The roomy spa/pool has seating in it, a heater for year-round enjoyment, privacy fencing, and you have it all to yourself! Cool off in the summer after a day of walking or have a hot soak beneath the winter night sky.

We highly recommend popping around the corner two blocks to the gourmet grocer, Smith Brothers Butcher Shop, for some wine, cheese, and locally-sourced nibbles to bring back and enjoy poolside (

The owners, Chance and Julie, are avid travelers themselves, and want to spoil their guests with the little things that help make a travel experience special and romantic.They even insist that you help yourself to a complimentary bottle of wine--a small gesture to make you feel welcome. As you can imagine, a private pool and free bottle of something red go a long way towards making you feel right at home after a long travel day! No need to get dressed up and venture out the first night!

This cottage has 2 bedrooms, each with a King bed, and a newly renovated bathroom convenient to both bedrooms. Four people can stay here comfortably, but the owners wanted to price Cottage 333 so that one couple to stay here for a romantic weekend alone (without having to feel like they are wasting money on the empty bedroom). Because it is priced similar to many one bedrooms, Cottage 333 is all about value and uniqueness for travelers that want something modest but special. Chance and Julie really love sharing Savannah and the joys of travel with their guests. And that shines through when you stay in the charming Cottage 333.

The kitchen is also renovated with modern appliances, granite countertops, and everything you need to cook your own meals with local ingredients from Smith Brothers (there is also a Kroger close by). The house is full of small treats, convenient features, and oversized mirrors. The A/C is frosty and the heater is toasty.

A word on history: While the actual beach at Tybee Island is 17 miles away, this cottage is in a neighborhood in the Historic District that has what locals call "Beach cottages." These adorable homes are so-called for their proximity to the "Beach Institute." The Beach Institute was a school built in 1867 by the Freedmen’s Bureau of the American Missionary Association for the education of newly freed slaves. The school was named for New Yorker Alfred S. Beach, editor of the Scientific American, who donated funds for the site. The institute closed in 1919 when other schools opened. In its place is now an African-American Cultural Museum and tourist landmark of downtown Savannah.

Beach cottages were built in the mid 1800's to house the working class of railroad laborers and craftsman that created the proud structures of historic Savannah and ushered in the greater urbanity of the 20th Century. Across the street from this cottage we now have East Broad Elementary School, which was once a bustling railroad depot and main artery of the city's vibrant commerce. Indeed, you will find the original masonry of a brick flue in the front bedroom which guided over 100 years of coal smoke from the little cottage's claw-foot stove out over the depot. Today, an adorable reproduction remote-controlled electric stove mimics the appearance of the long-lost original, to keep you warm and cozy in the winter.

City of Savannah SVR-00339

More Details

Property Manager
Mary Anderson
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Mary Anderson

I'm Mary Anderson and I am the reservation manager for this cottage. I have lived in Savannah since 2002. I began operating my first VRBO in 2010 which was a garden apartment below my home a block away from this cottage. As a mother who already worked at home, hosting VRBO guests was perfect fit. I had a whirlwind first year of back to back lovely guests. Before I knew it multiple friends & neighbors asked me to operate their downtown vacation rentals too! I started my own website in 2012 and as of 2015 I now manage over 20 vacation rentals in the Historic District of Savannah! I am also a licensed Realtor.

Why Mary Anderson chose Savannah

The City of Savannah has a way of making people fall in love with it, from the walking lifestyle to the stunning historic architecture to the many great restaurants and rare public green spaces scattered throughout the city. Like many people who have traveled here, the owners of this cottage knew they wanted a 2nd home vacation rental in Savannah. When this cottage became available they knew it was "the one"! They were immediately drawn to its convenient location, compact size and great historic original preserved features such as heart of pine flooring and mantles.

What makes this cottage unique

The best part of finding this cottage and making it into the perfect vacation rental was the private courtyard which was perfectly suited for the owners' plan of installing a small plunge pool. A private pool for a small vacation rental has always been highly sought in downtown Savannah.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We absolutely loved our stay at the cottage! It was clean, comfortable and such a short walk from everything Savannah has to offer. Mary is such a friendly, attentive and informative host. She responded promptly to all of our correspondence leading up to, during, and following our stay. I would absolutely recommend the cottage to anyone looking to visit Savannah
Mar 2016
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Savannah Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is off the living room. The following is standard Savannah Luxury Rentals information: We provide sheets, toilet paper and soap. Our toilet paper is Scott brand because it decreases the chances of clogged toilet plumbing service calls and it lasts longer decreasing the chance you will run out. If you prefer thick cushioned toilet paper bring it along but use it sparingly in our historic house plumbing and never flush "flushable" wipes or other products that are likely to cause a clog.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Both of the bedrooms are off the hallway and have doors that close for privacy.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis
This is walking distance from several day spas with manicures, pedicures and massage services. Great restaurants are plentiful within walking distance! Mary is happy to give you the number of a taxi driver and the pedi-cab service (bicycle drawn carriage).


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average rating of 4.607143 based on 61 reviews
Harrisonburg, VA

Beautiful historic cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This historic cottage is super charming! We're so glad we stayed here over a hotel. Everything was clean and worked well. We really enjoyed having a kitchen and the pool was perfect for cooling off in the evenings. It's also very close to all of the action in the historic district. Mary was an excellent host, and we'd definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure hosting you
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Very quaint & comfy

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed in Savannah for a dance competition for my daughter. We stayed at this house & it was perfect! We had all of the comforts of home (not being at home). I was not sure how the beds were going to be as far as comfort (you know you like your own bed). The beds were the BEST!!! Great nights sleep every night & very comfortable. The dipping pool in the back yard was perfect to relax & hang out with all of the heat. The house was not too far from everywhere we needed to be. We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great spot big enough for 2 couples.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great rental for our trip to Savannah. It was very nicely decorated and had all the essentials. We were able to walk to River Street and to the squares numerous times. The pool was a lifesaver after sweaty walks back from River Street.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient to everything

  • 5 of 5

Cozy cottage with access to historic district. We walked everywhere.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Within walking distance of downtown and most attractions. Small but well maintained and very nice to stay in.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

The place was cute and clean and we loved the pool. The only comment I have is that the location is not in the best of neighborhoods and it was nowhere near Forsyth Park which I thought it was. We walked everywhere and it was a hike.

Other than the location everything was perfect including the bottle of wine that was included. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Liberty Street Grill
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Tybee Island
Car: not necessary

Forsyth Park about half a mile from this cottage has well maintained public tennis courts. The Westin Resort is the nearest golf course, and another public golf course is nearby at Bacon Park 7 miles south of downtown. Savannah's Historic District is about 17 miles from the beach (Tybee Island). Within 5 miles there is a marina & a public boat launch.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Maid Fee (Departure Clea $65 + Tax

Cancellations with 60+ days notice will receive a refund less $50 fee. Within 60 days of arrival we cannot give refunds but cancellations protection insurance will be offered if you pay through a HomeAway/VRBO affiliate payment system.
Holidays and events may have higher rates and/or longer minimum stays required. Inquire for a quote from manager prior to using online booking. We reserve the right to require 3 nights minimum for all weekend stays.
All rates are subject to change until confirmed

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund