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The Mimosa House - 1890 Townhouse Near Forsyth - Great Value!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
townhome
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

The Mimosa House is circa 1890’s historic townhome walking distance to Savannah’s Historic District. Located on a tree lined street, dripping with Spanish moss. Restored home with high ceilings, heart pine floors, and fenced backyard with large deck overlooking garden. Antique furnishings and artwork by local artists set the decor. One block from the twenty-plus acre Forsyth Park with playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, and many year round festivals including the start of Savannah’s renowned St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Walk, bike, or travel via horse drawn carriage, tour bus, or pedicab to River Street, City Market, museums, shopping, grocery store and restaurants, including infamous Paula Deen’s Lady and Son’s Restaurant. The Mimosa House is central to all that historic Savannah has to offer. An information book is provided to assist with sightseeing, shopping and dining plans.

Conveniently located by car to championship golf courses, boat charters, historic forts, family beaches on Tybee Island, and Hilton Head Island. This town house is a perfect accommodation for your visit to Georgia’s First City. One compact car parking space is conveniently located out back. Ample un-metered street parking is also available.

SVR-00221

Keywords: Town House, House, Home

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Owner
Christen
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016

About Christen

My husband and I both moved to Savannah to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design - and as you can imagine, we fell in love with Savannah and never left! My husband is an artist and I founded and run an educational non-profit.

Christen purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Christen chose Savannah

Savannah is a destination, and when you live in a destination, family and friends visit often! After years of accommodating our friends and family, it was at their recommendation that we looked into purchasing a vacation rental. We selected the Mimosa House because we loved the area - close to everything! a beautiful block, large yard and deck overlooking garden for our four-legged visitors or to enjoy the beautiful weather! A cozy place to call home on your next vacation.

What makes this townhome unique

Our most unique feature of the home is the art collection! Most of which we traded with the artists themselves and some of my husband's original pieces as well. Additionally, the large deck overlooking the garden is an excellent way to enjoy our Savannah weather year round! Staying in a historic building also captures Savannah's unique Southern charm!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Once upon a time, in this house in downtown Savannah, close friends and family met for a Thanksgiving celebration which was going to be unlike any they had ever experienced. We had the time of our lives. Thanks for the memories "Mimosa House".
Nov 2010
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

The Mimosa House - 1890 Townhouse Near Forsyth - Great Value!
average rating of 4.848485 based on 72 reviews
Alexandria, Virginia
5

Perfect stay in Savannah!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 humans and one dog (father, husband, sister, sister's boyfriend, myself, golden retriever) stayed at the wonderful Mimosa House right after Christmas in December 2016. The house was a perfect fit for us with plenty of room in the kitchen, bedrooms and living room. The house's location is easily walkable to/from all the major Savannah hot spots and the yard /super close proximity to Forsythe Park were ideal with our dog. Christen & Gerome were very friendly and helpful hosts and the home had everything we needed. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Location, Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 4 and we were in Savannah for a family wedding. The location of the Mimosa house was convenient to walk to many of our event venues and to downtown. It was also close to the local Kroger's, many great restaurants, and Forsythe Park. The home was comfortable and spacious. We stayed in the room with the King Sized bed, my 26-year old son had the room with the Queen sized bed and my 21-year old daughter occupied the room with the futon. Everyone was comfortable. The kitchen appeared to be well stocked, but we only used the coffee maker and the toaster. The only suggestion would be to add a couple of full length mirrors (with good lighting) and some place other than the bathroom for applying makeup. The bathroom had adequate light for putting on makeup, but it was the only full sized bathroom and the two females couldn't take over that room without creating problems with getting everyone showered and ready to go. We made it work...so this is a minor obstacle.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time in Savannah for Christmas. It was wonderful to be able to walk to Kroger to do our grocery shopping. It was a convenient location to the water front and historic district!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Historic home

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous location in the heart of Historic Savannah. It is incredibly easy to walk to many sites with ease. The house gave us an instant feeling of old Savannah. Very comfortable. Grocery store just next door made it so easy to fill the house up with food and feel like you were home.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kannapolis, NC
5

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

We took a short trip tp Savannah to check out Savannah College of Art & Design. It was the perfect location. Close to everything! It gave us the perfect feel for the city and the surrounings. Such a quiet street and Kroger was a block over for the early morning coffee run. It was very clean and comfortable! Would highly recommend The Mimisa House for your adventure to Savannah.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

First time in Savannah - won't be the last!

  • 5 of 5

I had a group of friends all come together to stay in this beautiful home in the historic district of Savannah, for a car show - The European Experience. The house inside and out was beautiful - the decor, the feel and the surrounding area. It's a short walk to Forsyth Park (which is beautiful!) and super conveniently close to Kroger's. The location is centralized to the historic district, Tybee Beach, Hutchinson Island and downtown Savannah. The owners were so nice and helpful. We had quite a few people staying with us but none the less the owners were very understanding and patient!

All of us here who stayed at the house want to thank you for letting us enjoy your beautiful home and we hope to be back in the near future! :)

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Savannah International Airport (SAV)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-95
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Tybee Island
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $45
Cleaning Fee $85
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Victorian District Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Trunk Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full Size futon
    Sleeping in Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size sofa bed in living room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Full size futon in separate room (1), Full size sleep sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Large fenced in backyard. Large deck overlooks garden!

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