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Historic District River Street Waterfront With Balcony View! Perfect Location!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 65 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Br, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4. Note to guests - Teen and adult children only please.

226 East Bay St. #SVR-00548

Amazing waterfront views from our balcony overlooking River Street and the Savannah River. Watch the people and activity below as boats and cargo ships pass by on the river.

Renovated large, open space with original heart pine floors, exposed brick walls, fully equipped kitchen, plantation shutters and french doors to the balcony with a view of the Savannah River and River Street below. All the comforts of home with WiFi, HDTV, luxury linens, laundry room, and more.

A short walk to everything including Savannah's City Market, Ellis Square, Paula Deen's 'Lady & Sons' and 'The Olde Pink House' restaurants. Antique stores, museums, and over 100 shops, restaurants, and boutiques that line River Street in beautiful downtown Savannah.

Park your car and walk everywhere. Our location is so convenient that most of our guests just park their car for the entire stay!

A FREE shuttle service - 'DOT' - is also available to take you around downtown Savannah and it has a stop on Bay St., just outside our location.

Notes to guests:

~ This unit is on the second floor and has a flight of 22 stairs (please see photos). It is not wheelchair accessible or appropriate for young children.

~ The balcony is historic. Please use at your own risk/discretion.

~ The address is 226 E. Bay St. 31401. It is on the north side of Bay St. between Abercorn and Lincoln St. Turn on the "Lincoln St Ramp" entrance (but don't go down the ramp). The apartment is straight ahead and to the right.

Historic information from the owner:

This five story building was constructed in 1859 by John Stoddard, two years before the outbreak of the American Civil War. Collectively, the block of buildings is known as Stoddard's Lower Range. Construction is joisted masonry with heart pine beams and floors and Okefenokee cypress window frames. The walls of the first three levels consist not only of Savannah Gray brick but also of ship ballaststone and coral. Ships arriving in the port would offload ballast replacing it with cotton and naval stores for the homeward bound leg of their voyage. The discarded ballast material was abundant and less expensive than brick. Iron bridges provided not only access to the building's upper stories but also were used by the Factors to inspect and bid on the cotton crop. The street name, Factor's Walk derives from this practice.

The building was purchased by my family from John Stoddard's great grandson in 1945. At one time, 226 E Bay was the residence of the captain of the port of Savannah, Frank Spenser and his wife Anna. I recall the captain's homage to his seafaring days, a port hole in the front door. Mrs. Spenser continued to reside in the apartment after Captain Spenser's death until the early 1960's. The painting on the mantel, 'Anna's Walk' was named in her honor by the artist, Ray Ellis. After Mrs. Spenser, the Savannah artist Augusta Olesheig occupied the apartment as her residence and studio.

Enjoy your stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Cortney Elwood
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Historic District - North, Georgia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Renovated bathroom with pedestal sink and linen closet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Large bedroom with seating area and 32' HDTV
    Living area - 1 sofa bed/futon , The pull-out sofa bed is a double.
  • The apartment has 1 large bedroom with a king-size bed and a queen-size sofa bed in the living area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(89 traveller reviews)

Historic District River Street Waterfront With Balcony View! Perfect Location!!
average rating of 4.94382 based on 89 reviews
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location, convenient to the restaurants and attractions of the River St area. Will be booking this place again on my next Savannah trip. The balcony over looking the river was icing on the cake. Affordable with an easy check in & out process.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hagerman ID USA
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great views, clean, complete,, comfortable.

Cortney was great!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfection is just 22 steps away

  • 5 of 5

My second stay as a guest in this ( "everything great place " ) a place of awe as we tour one of THE best places in the country to visit... we counted 25 cargo giants sometime loaded 8 high with land / sea trailers going in and out of port... be sure you visit a 17th century cemetery and see where men fought duels sometime over little or nothing....then go to Clears on Abercorn for lunch a place where a lot of locals go and sample one of their to die for sandwiches ....have fun, bring beer

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Better than our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Having to delay this trip due to Hurricane Mathew in October, I had plenty of time to view this property online. It looked beautiful, but when we arrived, we were blown away. The loft was comfortable with an lovely understated elegance. It was also much larger than we were expecting. It was equipped with everything including a keureg with coffee pods and a hairdryer. Non-perishables were even left in the refrigerator from past guests. Very helpful!

The location was the absolute best part. We did not rent a car. We walked everywhere and everything was accessible. Every single time we crossed the wooden walkway to enter the apartment, we muttered, "Yes, we live here!"

Savannah is always amazing! We discovered the rooftop bar at the Bohemium and it became our very favorite late night spot! Romantic and fun!

I have to also mention the apartment's small balcony overlooking the river. My husband spent countless hours out there watching the cargo ships and the action on River St. The view is just spectacular!

If you are traveling to Savannah and this property is available, you need to rent it! You will have the absolute best vacation if you do!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minnesota
5

Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is stunning and is in the perfect location! My sisters and I really enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati
5

Cool vibe, perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this fabulous VRBO for a long weekend. The one bedroom unit was huge. Large kitchen with washer dryer, large living/dining area, and large bedroom with a comfy bed. The location is really cool, as you have to walk over a bridge/ walkway to the front door. There are a steep set of stairs to the upper level where the unit is located. Cortney was easy to work with and answered all my questions. We were lucky enough to get a parking spot right in front of the unit, otherwise we would have used the garage a block away. We returned our vehicle as there was no need to have a car while staying in Savannah. The next time we visit Savannah, we will definitely stay here again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Savannah Hilton Head International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Everywhere!
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Savannah Belles Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Just across the river
Nearest Train
4.4 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
I-16
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Tybee Island Beach
Car: not necessary

Waterfront rental in historic downtown Savannah Georgia overlooking River Street and the Savannah River on historic Factors Walk. Walk to everything - arts, entertainment, restaurants, galleries, museums, coffee shops, bars, cafes, churches, boutiques, trolley tours, horse drawn carriage tours, riverboat tours, historic and beautiful Savannah squares. Walk to The Olde Pink House and Paula Deen's Lady & Son's restaurants, among others. Shop in City Market, on Broughton Street and River Street in beautiful downtown Savannah.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Historic District - North, Georgia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$321
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$321
 
 
Rock & Roll Marathon
3 Nov 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$334
 
 
New Year's Eve
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$334
Flat fee
 
 
Rock & Roll Marathon 2018
2 Nov 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$334
Flat fee
 
 
New Year's Eve
30 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
A$334
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$268
From
A$301
Fri,Sat
A$1,940
A$6,020
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$80.27
Parking Pass $10/day A$26.76
Refundable Damage Deposit A$334.45
Tax Rate 13.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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