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Historic District - Contemporary Townhouse on Forsyth Park

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description) - 2.5 Baths - (Sleeps 4-6)

This is a unique townhouse in Downtown Savannah. An entertainer's delight. Victorian in architecture, yet furnished with modern flair. Furnishings from DWR, Ligne Rosset, Savannah's 24E and other Italian lines.

Over 2,500 sq.ft of entertaining space.

The home has solid hardwood floors, a full kitchen with double ovens, an easy flow to a large dining room with seating for 10, a large deck with both charcoal and gas grills, 2 large bedrooms upstairs with walk-in closets and en-suite full bathrooms.

It overlooks the 30-acre Forsyth Park, which is the central hub of activity in Savannah. Enjoy sports in the park, or a picnic under the Cizannesque moss-draped oaks surrounding the 1858 fountain.

Shopping, River Street, and all types of restaurants are within walking distance. Enjoy the eclectic coffee shop, organic health food store, and restaurants on Forsyth Park.

Close to Tybee Island - Savannah's beach which is known for its pier and kite boarding.

More Details

Erwin Bartsch
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Erwin Bartsch

Hi, my name is Erwin Bartsch. I moved to Savannah in 1998 from Cape Town, South Africa and made it my home for the next 10 years. Coming from South Africa, I enjoy outdoors activities such as cycling, kite boarding, and running.

Erwin Bartsch purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Erwin Bartsch chose Savannah

This house is in my opinion ideally located - it has great views of Forsyth Park and i enjoy being able to watch the rugby and ultimate frisbee games from the front steps. Forsyth Park has a great atmosphere, for activities, walking, and is fast becoming the cultural stage for all kinds of concerts and events in Savannah. I further enjoy that it is not amongst the bars and shops of Broughton street. Also, parking is not an issue.


Historic District - South Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 has a Queen bed, and 2 chaise lounge chairs. Bedroom 2 has a Queen bed, a chest of drawers, and a desk with PC,and fax/printer.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Historic District - Contemporary Townhouse on Forsyth Park
average rating of 4.7083335 based on 48 reviews

Lovely stay in Savannah

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic home to use as our home base while exploring Savannah with the family. Everything we needed was provided. Right near Forsyth Park if you want to exercise or play, and everything within walking distance downtown. Thank you for a great rental!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location, but wish it were downstairs!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Location is right beside Forsyth Park with restaurants within walking distance. Probably should drive if going down to the main strip on the water. The only issue is that there are steep stairs to get into the apartment as it is on the second floor. This created a challenge for us since we had an older dog with us that is unable to go up stairs and weighs over 70 lbs. In addition to this, I wish it had been more clear in the description that there are no bedrooms downstairs (Once you get up the steep stairs that you enter the apartment, the apartment itself is 2 stories). Both bedrooms are upstairs.. so my parents ended up sleeping on the couch. The other negative was there was no spare toilet paper?? This didn't make any sense and was maybe an oversight by the housekeeper. They only provide 2 towels per bedroom. So if you stay more than a day make sure and buy detergent (They don't provide this either) so you can wash the towels. Parking was hit or miss as you have to park on the public parking on the side of the road so first come, first serve. That said, we had not problems with the parking and we had 2 cars. The negatives were minor inconveniences, but worth noting for anyone considering to stay here. Overall the place is wonderful and the beds are pretty comfortable.. The big plus is the location for this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Josh, Glad you enjoyed your stay and the location of the house. I will certainly take up the lack of toilet paper with the Housekeeper as there should be sufficient for your stay. I have also updated my website to indicate that the bedrooms are upstairs. Thank you for your feedback and I hope to welcome you back again soon
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Beautiful home on the park

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely upstairs unit one block from Forsyth Park; well decorated and comfortable, with a beautiful outdoor sitting area overlooking a cute Koi pond. The kitchen was well stocked and the dining table large enough to accommodate 8 comfortably. Erwin (the owner) is very easy to work with and responds promptly. We had no issues at all during our stay. I did tell Erwin that the mattresses and pillows in both bedrooms need to be replaced (they are extremely hard, and all four of us thought uncomfortable) but other than that it was a perfect stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely townehome in a great location

  • 4 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed here in October for our annual girlfriend getaway weekend. This was a lovely home in a great location near Forsythe Park. We were able to walk everywhere in the historic district. The 2 upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms were quite large. Very nice kitchen with everything you would need to prepare meals, however, that's not what we want to do when we go away! The outside stairs going into the 2nd floor (a permanent resident lives below, which was never an issue, never heard them) were a little narrow which may be a bit challenging for someone having trouble getting around. Our only suggestion would be to put blinds or curtains on the kitchen window, we felt a little like being in a fishbowl. Also, to housekeeping, I would make sure to leave plenty of toilet paper for guests! Found a 1/2 used roll in a cabinet above the washer. All in all, we'd recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mary Lou, Thank you for your review and I am so glad you enjoyed Savannah and the historic district. I have noted your comments-thank you. And I will certainly take up the toilet paper issue with my Housekeeper.
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Great location, spacious house, and a very responsive owner. We had a great stay!!

  • 4 of 5

Beautifully decorated house right next to Forsyth Park. Erwin was very accommodating and helpful. This place worked well for our family of five.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, quiet, clean

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this property for our girl's weekend! The house was well-kept, clean, organized, and had everything we needed. Savannah is such a beautiful city and we couldn't have found a more perfect place to stay for the weekend. Great location to downtown area and Forsyth Park and it is in a quiet and safe neighborhood. The owner always responded in a timely manner and answered any questions that I had. We had a wonderful weekend and would definitely recommend this home! Hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Savannah (SAV)
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Tybee Island

Overlooks Forsyth Park. Watch the Jazz festival, Symphony in the park and other activities from the deck!

Other Activities: Boating, Health/Beauty Spa, Shopping, Kayaking,


Rates & Availability

Historic District - South Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Rock n Roll marathon
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
2017 Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
2018 Spring
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

2 night stays have a $50 surchage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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