Jingle Bells Square Cottage-Historic District-Bright-Working Fireplace(93 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2-4
*** We are registered with the City of Savannah as a Short Term Vacation Rental. Jingle Bells Square Cottage - SVR-00032 ***
*** Need something larger? We have another property in the same neighborhood - 2 BR 2.5 BA.
Listing # 639895 ***
*** 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 1900, our cottage is in a quiet residential neighborhood 50 yards from Troup Square. The one bedroom, one bath property is single storey. Fully renovated in 2011, it has off-street parking for one small car and 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.
Highlights: Private Deck with outdoor cafe table and chairs and 15-ft-long built-in bench for seating --- Full Gourmet Kitchen - island breakfast bar, quartz countertops, full-size stainless steel refrigerator, gas range, dishwasher, microwave --- Open Plan Dining Room/Living Room. Dining area has 1920’s oak draw-leaf table that can seat six, and a working fireplace. Living area has 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 Dreaml” innerspring air mattress system --- In the Bedroom, a Queen-Size Bed (The manufacturer describes this mattress as 'Firm' - not 'Extra Firm' , not 'Soft'. We have purchased an additional memory foam mattress topper. Guests who prefer a firmer mattress can take the topper off during their stay) --- High-Definition Flat-Screen TVs (Living Room, Bedroom and Kitchen) with High-Definition Cable and High-Speed Wireless Internet --- Phone with local telephone number and free calls within the Continental US --- Bathroom with new tub/shower combination --- Carefully furnished with original artworks, framed vintage textiles, antiques, and modern accessories
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Member since: 2011
- 625 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- A few things not found in many Savannah rentals: • QUIET - a quiet residential street, and a one-storey building (no upstairs or downstairs neighbors). 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 DECK with outdoor cafe table and chairs and 15-ft-long built-in bench for seating • 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, Bedroom and Kitchen) with FULL HIGH DEFINITION CABLE, DVR, DVD player, Stereo CD player with iPod dock....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Sight Seeing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Area
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking On Street
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 2016 - Feb 2017
Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 2017 - Jun 2017
Mar 1 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
St Patricks Day
Mar 16 - Mar 19, 2017
4 night min stay
July 2017 - Aug 2017
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Cleaning Fee $50
- Tax Rate 13%
2-night minimum stay. Additional minimum stay for Holiday & Special Event Weekends. 13% taxes additional. $150 Refundable deposit returned after check out. * $50 Cleaning Fee * *** Sorry—No Pets **** Mar-June and Sept-Nov: Rentals cannot begin or end on Saturday.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2007
About the 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.
Why the Owner Chose Historic District - North, Savannah, GA, USA:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
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 cottage.
- Primary: +1 845-535-5899
1920s oak draw-leaf table set. Expanded table has seating for 6. Leather chairs
Queen-Size sofabed with “Air Dream” sleep system
A comfortable chair for reading or watching TV
Antique working custom gas fireplace with convenient wall timer
Fully renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, TV
Bathroom - shower/tub combination
The sign in Troup Square commemorating the writing of "Jingle Bells" in 1857.
Living Room with High-Definition TV, DVD Player, Stereo CD player with iPod dock
Dining Room area with working fireplace - view into Kitchen.
Breakfast Bar - for morning coffee or a snack. Full size gas range
Bedroom with queen size bed
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