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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

Amenities

Historic District - North Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • 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:
  • Downtown ...
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 , combination tub/shower , Renovated bathroom with pedestal sink and linen closet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large bedroom with seating area and 32' HDTV
    Living area - 1 sleep sofa /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 theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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Historic District River Street Waterfront With Balcony View! Perfect Location!!
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautiful, clean and in a great location. Cortney is very responsive and helpful. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Miami, Florida
5

Gorgeous rental in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for four nights. We could not have been happier! The apartment is so beautiful and spotlessly clean. The location could not have been more perfect. Right on the river and walking distance to all major sites. Thank you Courtney for an amazing stay!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! We stayed over the Fourth of July and had the best view of the fireworks display over the river. Location is perfect, great view and walkable to everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, SC
4

Wonderful weekend

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful weekend in Savannah and loved your condo! It was just as described and perfect location with awesome river front view!s! Loved the special coffee touch! Nice gesture and really appreciated. We will definitely be back

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location. Lovely accommodation.

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Property had all we needed/wanted. Would only liked to have had a couple of chairs on the balcony to enjoy the view. Otherwise, perfect in every way.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unique property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Savannah so we did not realize how close this unit is to the river, Riverwalk and all of the other sites in Savannah. The condo is in a restored office / warehouse that probably dates back to the mid 1800's. You look right out onto the river and when the container ships cruise by it seems like you could hit them with a rock. Lots of space in the condo and extremely well equipped. A fantastic place to stay in Savannah!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Parking Pass $10/day $20
Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250
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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