1876 Charming Victorian Home

1876 Charming Victorian Home

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 14, 2014
House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Welcome! This home is completely refurbished, magnificent hardwood floors. It is a beautiful Victorian on the National Historic Register of Places, featured in 'Southern Living'. Within the first block of Forsyth Park and around the corner from the Mansion. The home has four private queen size bedrooms with new mattresses & duvets in March 2014, one queen pull out in living area so the home sleeps 10, three bathrooms, two kitchens, two dining rooms each seat six, deck and huge brick fenced courtyard with grill and picnic table, seating and statues, off street parking for 3 cars, Baby Grand piano, Mahogany furniture, paintings, exquisitely decorated, 5 fireplaces (inoperable), 2 washer/dryer are among the amenities. Make it your home away from home!

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Barbecue
  • Internet

Recent Review

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We have just completed our spring cleaning top to bottom. New pillows. Updated bathrooms. Upgraded linens. New sofa. Wonderful new housekeeping personel. And a few extras. Please don't hesitate to call if we can help y'all in any way. We look forward to having y'all as our guests.
Jan 2012
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Reviews

business
1876 Charming Victorian Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7023958
+ 912-655-7728
Savannah Coastal Georgia
Florida
5

Spacious, Comfortable, Clean

  • 5 of 5
I reserved this home for a "girls getaway" for six ladies and we were all very pleased with our accommodations. Upon arrival we found the home to be very clean and spacious. Linens are provided and were plentiful. The kitchen both upstairs and downstairs were full size and had ice makers. We all took showers/baths and had plenty of hot water. There are five fireplaces, however, none of them are currently operational. As stated by other reviewers previously, the two bedrooms facing the front of the home are not very dark at night due to the bay windows, street lights and thinner blinds. There were televisions in all the bedrooms as well as in the living room downstairs and all were functional. Although there is parking off-street in the back of the home, it is a bit narrow and flanked by a brick wall located on a very narrow street/alley. If you have an oversized vehicle like a Suburban or extended cab/bed truck, you will most likely need to park on the street in front of the home where there is sufficient space. Christine was EXTREMELY professional and helpful. When I arrived home (we live about 4 hours from Savannah), I had a message on my telephone from Christine stating a cell phone and charger had been found. After speaking with her, she graciously volunteered to mail these items to me. Thank you Christine for your "Southern Hospitality".
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing our Victorian for your "girls getaway". We are so glad you all enjoyed the home!

Please allow us to address your concerns...
In the 1800's the homes were built very close to each other as is the case with most properties in downtown Savannah. I can assure you that even though tight, oversized vehicles are still utilizing the off street parking available as they have for many years.

In an effort to protect the home and the fact that most historic homes were not constructed in a way to prevent fire, as a precaution, the fireplaces are now only for aesthetic value as we discussed. We have, with guidance from our local fire fighters, insured early detection and prevention from such.

The two bedrooms on the front of the home are the largest because of the floor to ceiling bay windows which invite the sunlight into the home.

We hope you all will be our guests when you come this way again. It was a delight serving you all. God bless!
business
1876 Charming Victorian Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7023958
+ 912-655-7728
Savannah Coastal Georgia
5

A great house! Perfect for Statesboro grad trip

  • 5 of 5
My sister rented this house for her family who was coming to Stateboro for our nephews college graduation. It was about an hour to Stateboro but we really enjoyed our Savannah stay before and after. The house is perfectly located and absolutely gorgeous inside. We were very comfortable and enjoyed the back brick patio for a great BBQ after the event.

I think renting a house such as this is a perfect alternative to a hotel in Savannah. There are so many things to see and do within a couple of miles, we will come back when we have more time and investigate.

Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us.
  • Submitted: May 13, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
business
1876 Charming Victorian Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7023958
+ 912-655-7728
Savannah Coastal Georgia
Norcross, GA
5

Great house for a family get-together

  • 5 of 5
We rented this house from Christine to celebrate a graduation from Georgia Southern! We had family coming in from all over and needed something that could provide room for us as well as a gathering place! This was just what we needed! The place was huge, and had a great old feel. There are two large bedrooms downstairs and two large bedrooms upstairs as well as two kitchens which we put to good use. The back patio is perfect for a large group and cooking out. We really had fun! Great family times! The pictures do not do it justice! It has a great location near Forsyth Park and we walked down to the river in about 20 minutes (about 1 mile). There is a great charcoal fireplace on the patio and the patio is brick with lots of cool statues. Parking was on the back patio or in front of the house. Beds are comfortable but rooms in the front of the house never get very dark at night due to huge windows and lot of light. Bathrooms have big claw tubs and showers. The pull out couch was not overly comfortable but would be fine for kids! Overall, it was a great house and I would recommend Christine put more pictures onthe website to do it better justice. Just a great place for families or friends trying to get together. We were fairly close to the I16 so that we could easily get back and forth to Statesboro for the graduation and festivities! Enjoyed our stay thoroughly, thanks Christine!
  • Submitted: May 13, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You! We are so glad you all decided to stay in Savannah as our guests for the graduation. We are pleased you enjoyed our home and hope to see you again soon. The sofa bed has been replaced since this rental.
business
1876 Charming Victorian Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7023958
+ 912-655-7728
Savannah Coastal Georgia
5

Beautiful Rental Home

  • 5 of 5
We just returned home from a 3-night stay here for a friend's wedding. Even after seeing the pictures and speaking to Christine, we were pleasantly surprised at the accessability and appearance of this property. It was even more beautiful than advertised and within easy driving distance (and, at times, reasonable walking distance) of anything that we needed.

The only drawback was the lack of a door on the back bedroom on the 2nd floor (this room was obviously used as another common living area in previous incarnations of the house and attached to the upstairs kitchen and dining room), but a bed sheet and push pins quickly solved that problem.

Christine was wonderful to deal with and much more helpful and accomodating than owners or agents of several other properties that I researched.

We didn't get to take full advantage of the location so close to Forsyth Park, the Historic District, and River Street due to requirements of the event we were attending, but hope to return soon on a true vacation. This property is absolutely number 1 on our list for any return trip to Savannah.

Thank you again Christine for all your help.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A door has now been added for full privacy of the bedroom which also has an outside deck.

Thank You Terry,
We are so glad you enjoyed the home. We hope you all will be our guests on your next trip to Savannah.
Best,
Christine
business
1876 Charming Victorian Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7023958
+ 912-655-7728
Savannah Coastal Georgia
5

Girl Scouts Stay!

  • 5 of 5
I had a Girl Scout Troop who were visiting The Birthplace and choose to stay at this house. What an upgrade from 4 hotel rooms!!! The price might not have been much different but being able to cook our own food instead of eating out was a great plus. This house is close to both Forsyth Park and Kroger's. Wonderful experience all the way around.
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Donna,
We are so please you and your Troop enjoyed your stay with us. We loved having you all as our guests. Thank You.
God Bless,
Christine
business
1876 Charming Victorian Home
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7023958
+ 912-655-7728
Savannah Coastal Georgia
Cambridge, NY
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5
We were in Savannah for our daughter's wedding. Our stay was for an extended week. This house was fantastic. Our family rented a total of 5 homes in the Savannah area. We believe we had the best. The floor plan was great for the girls to have their hair and makeup done and for family gatherings before and after dinner. We had all the comforts of being in our own home. The outdoor grill was great. We made a nice steak dinner one night. Christine was very helpful with all my questions.

The location was wonderful. We were a couple of blocks from Krogers, the park was only steps away. There was also a shuttle close by. The wedding was held at the Mansion, and we were just around the corner. I will look forward to making a trip back and would try to rent this property again.

Carol & Al
New York
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Carol and Al,
You both are so gracious. We enjoyed having you all as our guests. We would be honored to have you stay with us when you find your way back to Savannah. Take good care of yourselves. May God bless and keep you.
Christine

Location

Activity and Interests

Located in Savannah's famed Historic District next to Forsyth Park. Located near the Historic and Victorian district's architecture, tours and restaurants. Walking distance to the Mercer Home from the book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"

River Street is only 5 minutes away. On the route for Savannah's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Savannah Jazz Festival is held across the street in Forsyth Park as are many other events.

Girl Scouts - Juliette Gordon Lowe House (founder of the Girl Scouts)

is within walking distance.

Savannah College of Art and Design is within walking distance.

October - Savannah's own Seafood Festival and October fest

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $300 - $400

    Weekly Rate: $2000 - $2100

    Monthly Rate: $2000 - $2100


  • Extra charge may apply for stays less than three nights. Some holidays may have longer minium stay.
    For longer stays or questions please call Christine for information on pricing.
    Rates subject to change, please inquire. Thank You.
    100.00 Cleaning Fee is in addition to the rental price

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Suitability

  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • The home has four private queen size bedrooms with new mattresses & duvets in March of 2014, one queen pull out in living area so the home sleeps 10, three bathrooms, two kitchens, two dining rooms each seat six, deck and huge brick fenced courtyard with grill and picnic table, seating and statues, off street parking for 3 cars, Baby Grand piano, Mahogany furniture stlye to fit the home, paintings, exquisitely decorated, 5 fireplaces (inoperable), 2 washer/dryer are among the amenities.
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