Simon says, 'Welcome to Savannah!' Come visit this total designer renovation and updating of a historic 1890 6 BR/4 BA home where quality appointments and fun furnishings blend with original historical flavor. Located just steps from the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, right in the Heart of the Historic District on gorgeous Layfayette Square. Plus, you'll LOVE free on-site parking!
Inside this stylish, fresh and spotlessly clean home you'll find 11' ceilings and a spectacular hand-stenciled foyer that literally glistens. The Parlor sitting room comfortably seats 8 along with a social/game table with overflow seating for 4. Check out the elaborate hand-carved decorative fireplace with vintage tile under the glow of an antique chandelier. Sense the magic of 125 years of Savannah life that this house has known and appreciate your place in it.
When you're ready to kick back after a day of enjoying the sites, the adjacent Media Room features a 50' flat screen HDTV with premium cable and BluRay. Two Barcelona chairs and a decorator couch offer prime group seating for 5. Another fabulous decorative fireplace with periwinkle blue tile is the centerpiece of the room.
Just beyond is a large and modern dream kitchen with stainless appliances. Meal prep is a joy in this smartly equipped cook's kitchen with high-end pots/pans and all the gear you need for preparing and serving. Great coffee/wine bar along the back hall is convenient for larger groups.
The Internet station/charging counter has 6 outlets plus Free WiFi and a music dock. Multiple casual dining areas offer inside seating for 14 or limited outside dining for 6. The chic breakfast room has a built-in banquette made from a pew, and a stylish drum chandelier. A vintage built-in hutch displays formal china. Built-in's near the back door are the perfect spot to stow all your purses, shoes and shopping bags. Just beyond the kitchen is a brand new 1st Floor Full Bath offering convenience and style! The full-size W/D is a nice bonus.
Need to minimize stairs? A 1st floor Master has a gorgeous 4-Poster King Bed painted a glorious red, it's own 32' flat screen TV, plus a private full bath with tiled shower.
The Master opens to the private lounge area of the wrap-around porch. You'll enjoy lots of comfortable seating areas plus a full buffet/bar area and dining table. Elegant curtains and rope-lighting lend an air of mystery to a space you'll never want to leave.
Leading up to the 2nd floor is a stairway with a bank of leaded-glass windows. Bedroom #2 overlooks the front of the house and has a Queen brass bed, 32' flat screen TV, sitting area with antique 'Love Bench,' decorative fireplace and closet. You can block out the world in this room with wooden shutters and lined, deep wine-colored silk curtains on all 5 windows.
Adjoining is bedroom #3 with a King bed with oversized wood and leather headboard, decorative fireplace, leaded-glass accent window, closet and a 32' flat screen TV.
The renovated hall bath has an original decorative fireplace, granite counter, gorgeous mirror, and a vintage tub plus plenty of shelving and storage for towels and makeup.
Bedroom #4 has a Queen linen-upholstered bed, 32' flat screen TV, decorative fireplace with gorgeous tile, and a brightly colored armoire. A yellow chevron valance adds a spark of funky chic
to this jewel box of a room.
Bedroom #5 and #6 compose the 'Family Suite.' The first room features a Queen bed with anIron Gate headboard, armoire/luggage hutch and 32' flat screen TV. A private dressing area withcloset and sink is concealed behind a pocket-door. Through a passage with built-in shelving is asecond, larger bedroom with privacy door. It features a King bed, 32' flat screen TV, closet, and abrand-new full, tiled-bath with tub. The views of the Cathedral are unmatched from this room!
For your comfort, ALL 6 guest rooms include brand new, super comfortable, Sealy Posturepedic Pillow-top mattresses with luxury hotel-quality linens and towels, assorted pillows, plus dressers or chests and individually controlled ceiling fans.
Out back, there’s 3 private parking spots, unheard of in the historic district! The house is literally steps from everything Savannah has to offer. You will be hard pressed to find anything else as large and conveniently located as The Simon on Layfayette Square.
The property is ideally situated at the corner of two historic Savannah streets – Drayton Street and Harris Street and within easy walking distance of the entire Landmark Historic District, including:
• Savannah City Market (7 blocks north)
• Historic Bay Street and River Street (9 blocks north)
• Forsyth Park (6 blocks south)
• Telfair Museum of Art (5 blocks north)
• Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace (5 blocks northeast)
• Owens-Thomas House (8 blocks northeast)
• Mercer House (5 blocks southeast)
• Goose Feathers Café (6 blocks north) – Voted “Best Breakfast in Savannah”.
• Paula Deen’s – The Lady and Sons Restaurant (7 blocks north)
• Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room (3 blocks south)
• Colonial Park Cemetery (5 blocks northeast)
• Chippewa Square (3 blocks northeast) – Where Forrest Gump was filmed.
• Madison Square (3 blocks southeast)
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Feb 1 2014 - Feb 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
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