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Luxury Meets History- Best Location Downtown Savannah/SVR#00240

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Historic 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath In Ideal Downtown Location, Watch Our New Video!

The best of Savannah is just steps from your door when you stay at the Live Oaks House. Offering the finest in Savannah vacation-rental accommodations, the Live Oaks House on historic Warren Square is exceptional. We encourage you to watch our new Live Oaks House Video to get a sense of place.

Set in the heart of Savannah’s fabulous Landmark District, the house is one the city's oldest (built 1806-1809), constructed when Thomas Jefferson was President. Experience the Live Oaks House 1800’s architecture and original historic details, while indulging in all the contemporary comforts: updated modern baths, large-screen TVs with cable, a gourmet kitchen and free Wi-Fi.

Located on park-like Warren Square, Live Oaks House is only steps from Broughton, Bay and River Streets, in the very heart of downtown. You are only a three-minute walk from the beautifully restored 20s-era Lucas Theater. Walk around the corner, and you’re at B. Matthews, one of Savannah's most popular brunch spots (make reservations in advance!). Leopold’s ice cream parlor -- regarded by the Toronto Sun as one of the world's top 10 – is so close you can stroll back to Live Oaks House before you finish your cone!

You'll feel right at home at Live Oaks House. Our comfortable 4-bedroom, 2 ½-bath home offers both sanctuary and scintillation for eight guests. Two master suites and a private entrance to the garden level offers convenience not found in many rentals. Beautiful brass and iron beds, with dreamily comfortable mattresses and linens, are a welcome refuge at the end of the day.

Live Oaks House is tastefully furnished, while remaining a comfortable retreat. The interior features antiques, original pine floors accented with beautiful area rugs, and gorgeous natural light, enhancing the artwork throughout. With the main (parlor level) floor featuring an open floor plan and soaring ceilings, each space feels unrestricted, yet cozy.

Open the front door to reveal the beautiful turned staircase. Step into the living room and choose a favorite chair as you recap the day's activities or plan for tomorrow. Watch a movie on the 55” UHD Smart TV with DVD/Blu-ray player. The parlor level is perfect for entertaining the family and/or a group of friends. The living room opens to a spacious dining room; a bar separates the dining room from the gourmet kitchen. Enjoy preparing a meal from the full-size refrigerator with automatic icemaker; induction cooktop and electric stove; dishwasher, microwave, and KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer; blender; toaster; coffeemaker with hot water dispenser; along with full cookware, bakeware, kitchen tools, plates, flatware and beautiful glassware. At the end of the bar, you'll find two under-counter refrigerators to be stocked as you like.

Taking the stairs to the second floor, the spacious master bedroom welcomes you with luxury. With its 12-foot ceiling, decadently comfortable king-size brass-and-iron bed, top-notch linens and striking duvet, the master bedroom ensures your complete delight and relaxation. For those wishing to read or indulge in a late-night movie, there's a sitting area and a 55” UHD Smart TV with DVD/Blu-ray player. The room is beautifully appointed with a decorative fireplace. The adjacent bath features a lovely vanity sitting area, lighted makeup mirror, and a combination bath and shower with Delta In2ition stationary and hand-held showers.

The lower level, or garden level, master suite has a private entrance, as well as a staircase to the parlor level. The king-size iron bed is made up with a supremely comfortable down-alternative comforter, 55” UHD Smart TV with DVD/Blu-ray player and on-suite bath. At the end of the day, you will appreciate the jetted tub with overhead shower, fitted with Delta In2ition stationary and hand-held shower heads.

Off the main bedroom, an adorable junior bedroom is furnished with two white-enameled iron twin beds, fitted with cozy hypoallergenic down-alternative comforters/duvets, plush pillows and dreamy mattresses for splendid getaway comfort. This bedroom and the master share a full bathroom.

To top it all off, the 3rd floor bedroom rewards you with a treetop view of Warren Square and the side yard. The room’s vaulted ceiling surrounds a lovely Parisian-style queen-size iron sleigh bed, with its cozy mattress, lightweight down-alternative comforter and sateen sheets. Many visitors have called it their favorite room in the house. (Note: the stairs to the 3rd floor are narrow and twist tightly, as you'll find in so many houses of this era. Even though they are carpeted, please use them only if you're sure-footed, use the handrails, and watch your step going up and down.)

Pack with confidence! The Live Oaks House has a large laundry room with an extra-capacity Whirlpool washer and dryer, featuring steam technology. There's an ironing board and iron (which you might not need to use!). Pack light and wash as needed. Beach towels are available should you wish to take the short drive to Tybee Island beach.

Of course, you can enjoy the outdoors without leaving Live Oaks House. Step from the kitchen to the back deck, where Adirondack chairs invite you to relax over morning coffee or cocktails at 5. Down the stairs, your private brick courtyard is lush with foliage. Three cafe tables with chairs create a charming and intimate environment for dining or socializing with friends.

Savannah is a walking town. Technically, you could skip the rental car completely if you will not be driving outside downtown. A Chatham Area Transit (CAT) 100 Airport Express bus can inexpensively shuttle you from the Airport to the downtown transportation hub, where you can transfer to an 11 bus that stops just a few short blocks away from Live Oaks House. The CAT bus can take you to many locations throughout the city, including Forsyth Park, one of Savannah's premier weekend gathering places.

If you do rent a car, or drive your own to Savannah, paid street parking is available around Warren Square and down the block. There is also a covered garage a minute's walk from our front door. You can park your car and walk (or ride the free DOT bus) all over historic downtown and the Landmark and Victorian Districts, but still have your car at the ready for the short drive to the beaches of Tybee Island or a visit to historic Bonaventure cemetery, a renowned setting from John Berendt's non-fiction novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

We hope you'll join us for a three-night minimum stay, or a full week to maximize your Savannah experience. With its incredible architecture, renowned restaurant scene, ideal people-watching opportunities and entertaining events throughout the year, Savannah and the Live Oaks House will charm you with lasting memories that will have you planning the itinerary for your next visit, even as you make your way home.

Live Oaks House -- At home in the heart of Savannah.

More Details

Property Manager
Kelly
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Kelly

Jess and Marc are from Long Island, New York. They share a love of Savannah and its outstanding architecture, natural beauty and terrific food. They are excited to offer the Live Oaks House to vacationers for an extraordinary Savannah home-away-from-home experience, and hope you'll fall in love with the Hostess City, just as they have.

Kelly purchased this house in 2014

Why Kelly chose Savannah

Location and luxury. Live Oaks House is an amazing property, designed for entertaining and comfort and filled with all manner of luxury in an incomparably convenient downtown location. You'll be hard-pressed to find a better place to stay in Savannah, with the best of Broughton, Bay and River Streets just steps from your door. And while you won't want to spend your entire vacation in bed, our luxurious beds, linens and mattresses might tempt you to sleep an extra hour or two.

What makes this house unique

• An unquestionably superior location just steps from some of Savannah's finest restaurants, including The Olde Pink House, B. Matthews and Pacci at The Brice, to name a few

• A gorgeous park-front setting on lush Warren Square, one of Savannah's oldest

• One of the Historic District's oldest and most well-preserved homes

• A heart-of-downtown location, yet on a remarkably quiet block

Amenities

Historic District - North House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , This classic bathroom has an adjoining vanity room.
    Powder Room - toilet , Victorian-inspired half-bath on the Parlour Level.
    Garden Level Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Tub is fitted w/ Delta In2ition shower heads.
  • The second-floor full bathroom easily accommodates two people at a time. One person can dress or do their hair in the lovely vanity sitting area that features ample mirrors including a lighted makeup mirror. Separated by a full frosted-glass door, another person can indulge in a long soak or a quick clean up in the combination bath and shower with Delta In2ition stationary and hand-held showers heads. A powder room on the Parlor Level is conveniently and discreetly located in the hallway. Guests on the Garden Level will love the jetted tub with overhead shower, fitted with Delta In2ition stationary and hand-held shower heads. Again, this spacious full bath serves both the master suite and the charming bedroom with two twin beds.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Luxury Master Suite /2nd Floor - 1 king , Sumptuous master suite encompasses the entire 2nd floor.
    The Twin Room/Garden Level - 2 twin/ single , A cozy room, with vintage chic decor and courtyard access.
    The Paris Room/3rd Flr - 1 queen , A unique vaulted room w/ tree-top views & wrought iron bed.
    Spacious Bedroom Suite/Garden Level - 1 king , The garden level w/2 bedrooms, full bath & sitting area.
  • Our comfortable 4-bedroom, 2 ½-bath home offers both sanctuary and scintillation for 8 guests in beautiful brass and iron beds, with dreamily comfortable mattresses and linens. A sofa-bed in the living room gives you the flexibility to sleep up to 10 guests, if desired. Two master bedroom suites and the garden level's private outside entrance offer a level of convenience not found in many rentals.The suite on the garden level shares a bath with the bedroom with the two -twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.808511 based on 47 reviews
5

Beautiful home with lots of historic charm

  • 5 of 5

The home is spacious and nicely furnished. There were 4 of us visiting, so we had more than enough room. The kitchen was well stocked with staple pantry items (spices galore) and kitchen utensils and supplies. We enjoyed our morning coffee and evening glass of wine while sitting in the cute garden area. The location is great--within walking distance of many sites in the historic district. Overall, our stay in this house was wonderful and added to the enjoyment of our girls' vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing house, comfortable, and convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

This house exceeded our hopes and expectations. It was huge, comfortable, and furnished with fun, interesting things to look at. The kitchen was fully stocked, bathrooms were super clean and and the beds were heavenly! Plus, it was centrally located to everything we wanted to see/do. It was too humid to make too much use of the patio, but there was plenty of seating space for everyone, and seems like it would be a glorious place to hang out if the weather was good for it. Hope to return to Live Oaks someday soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a great house! Charm with modern amenitie. Four stars vs five for a few small reasons.

  • 4 of 5

location! literally 2 blocks from river street and short walk to Broughton. Downstairs/garden level entry from street nice for unloading. House layout nice for multi families/multi couples EXCEPT downstairs/garden level functions better for family of 4+ As master suite on bottom floor has to be walked through to get to laundry or twin bedroom. Great little square nearby, warren, to sit and read or let kids run amuck. Street parking isn't bad, but plan night ahead to move cars if need be. Can get pass at visitor center for $12/day, but we found if. It planning on moving car anyway, finding 10hr parking area (parrellel on street parking) at 30 cents an hour was way cheaper. House has keypad at door entry that is not functional and only one set of keys provided. For a multi family/couple party, this was a challenge. Two mini fridges are not functional despite changing temperature control. If stairs are an issue, keep in mind as no bedrooms are on main floor. Have to go up/down 1-2 flights depending. House stays very cool. Was even "too chilly" at times despite the summer heat outside. Bring your walking shoes, bug spray, sunscreen and hand held fans if coming in summer. Beds are comfy! Excellent linens provided and plenty of toilet paper for 4 nights provided. (Necessities, right?) well updated kitchen with plenty of staples (spices, sugar, flour, coffee filters). we used mainly for breakfast since so many wonderful places to eat nearby. Highly recommend!

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

Great Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing! We had 8 girls for a Weekend get away. There was enough room for all of us. Just a block over from the main Street and down to the river. Parked the vehicle at the public parking deck, which was located about 2 blocks away. Left it there until we checked out on Sunday. Everything you needed was at the house. I would highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gals Reunion 2017

  • 5 of 5

we loved the house and the location. The only thing was the TOP bedroom was very high with steep stairs. the house was equipped with top of the line appliances , china, glasses etc. FANTASTIC for a VRBO rental IT was awesome and the location was fantastic. We are group of gals that have know each other for over 40 years, we get together every year for a destination Gals trip.. we loved Savannah and this was one of the best trips...thank you

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Savannah Wedding of our dreams!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Live Oaks for our son's wedding and enjoyed every minute of this beautiful home and city! The house is absolutely charming and had all the comforts of home. My husband and I had the basement bedroom with the king bed - slept like a baby when we weren't out dancing, dining, sightseeing, or celebrating our son's wedding (Forsyth Park ceremony, reception at Vic's on the River, and closed Saddlebags on West River Street). There were seven of us staying at the house and everyone loved it - my husband gave me an A+ for finding it! I can't say enough great things about Live Oaks and Kelly (the owner) -- we will surely be back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
B Matthews or Abes on Lincoln
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Savannah River ferry
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
95
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
B Matthews
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Tybee Island
Car: not necessary

Savannah is rich in History. It was spared during the Civil War by Sherman and was a "gift" to President Lincoln because of its unique beauty. The city is vibrant, yet historic with many options of places to see and activities to do. The Visitors' Center hosts many tour options and suggestions, as well as maps and lots of great information on activities suitable for a single person, couple or the whole family to do. Please access our Hospitality information, where we have compiled our favorite restaurants and "must sees".

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 13.0%

This is a no pets and no smoking property.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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