When you yearn for a change in your daily routine, plan an exciting getaway to Savannah, the heart of Southern hospitality. Southern Belle can help with an extensive selection of Savannah vacation rentals to suit groups of all sizes. Make the Forsyth Park neighborhood your home base with a vacation rental Savannah Georgia such as the Change of Place, a fully renovated two-story home with room for up to 10.
The Lovely Change of Place
A decorative front door with leaded glass windows ushers you into foyer of the Change of Place. Plank-style vintage flooring and fancy pendant lighting set the tone for this charming, well-appointed historic home. To the left, the parlor draws you in with soft, Persian-style carpeting, a stylish yet comfortable sofa plus armchairs and an ottoman. On the far wall, a flat-screen television occupies the period mantelpiece, providing you the option of winding down with your favorite shows after an active day.
Follow the natural flow of the floor plan through pocket doors to the formal dining room, a feature of Savannah vacation homes that hotels cannot offer. The gleaming cherry wood table provides seating for 10 during fabulous group dinners while lovely details like the stone-lined fireplace, antique china hutch and secretary accent the atmosphere with old-school elegance.
A set of two doorways leads to the cook’s kitchen, which offers plenty of space for collaborative meal prep. A central island with a ceiling-mounted hood hosts the cooktop and oven, and expanses of marbled countertops provide several chopping, mixing and plating stations. Gleaming stainless-steel appliances, including a large refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave, accommodate your large group while countertop necessities like a coffee machine and toaster streamline busy mornings. Grab a cup, spoon and plate from the fully stocked cupboards, and settle into the breakfast nook.
A laundry room just off the kitchen provides you with a stacked washer and dryer. An anteroom with an antique desk and full-sized Murphy bed opens on a full bathroom, which features a combination tub/shower, lavatory and fluffy towels.
Two bedrooms and two bathrooms on the second floor plus twin beds with trundles in the sitting room provide sleeping space for the remainder of your party. Zone-style air conditioning and heating help keep you comfortable throughout the home day or night, and whole-house Wi-Fi supplies connectivity.
The master suite boasts a four-poster, king-sized bed in the midst of an airy, light-washed space. Enjoy the plush texture of the area rug beneath your bare feet at bedtime. Transition to sweet dreams with the help of a good book or late-night TV on the flat-screen. Large windows and a ceiling fan provide a cool, soporific breeze that bathes you in the magic of Savannah evenings. Your ensuite bathroom provides full facilities with rich wood accents.
The second bedroom has a cushy queen-sized bed, a chest of drawers and bedside lighting in addition to the ceiling fan overhead. A flat-screen television provides you with your choice of entertainment before you sink into restful sleep. Generous windows and double doors add to your overall sense of luxury in this premium Savannah vacation rentals property. Walk through the adjacent full bath to find a versatile sitting room equipped with antique accents and a pair of daybeds that conceal handy trundles.
When you venture out into the heart of Savannah’s stately Historic District, you will fully appreciate your prime location on Henry Street. Change of Place is among the chosen few vacation rentals Savannah GA within a few blocks of Forsyth Park. Established in the mid-1800s the park is named after the presiding governor of the era. It encompasses 30 acres of outdoor recreational space and is open for year-round use. The park features verdant walking paths, two children’s play areas, a café, the Fragrant Garden for the Blind and a half-shell open-air theater. Additionally, tennis courts and the Confederate Monument share the green expanse.
The crowning glory of the park is the fabulous fountain, which dates to 1858. Modeled after a Parisian design, it is surrounded by benches where local residents mingle with Savannah vacation homes visitors. As one of Savannah’s most popular photo backdrops, it is the ideal spot to get a group picture that you can show around to the people back home. Forsyth Park hosts a slew of events throughout the year, including:
- Forsyth Farmers’ Market nearly every Saturday morning
- Georgia Day Parade in February
- Greening of the Fountain on St. Patrick’s Day
- Earth Day Festival in April
- Doggie Carnival in May
- Savannah Jazz Festival in September
- Picnic in the Park, October
- Savannah Children’s Book Festival in November
You and your group can also ride the free Historic District shuttle to all sorts of historic sites throughout the area’s 22 squares. Some of the highlights include: St. John’s Cathedral on Lafayette Square, an awe-inspiring example of neo-gothic architecture; the Mercer-Williams House on Monterey Square, a museum and reputedly haunted house; the Isaiah Davenport House on Columbia Square, also a museum; and the Green-Meldrim House museum on Columbia Square.
Look through our extensive vacation rentals Savannah GA inventory to find the vacation home that fits your group itinerary to a “T.” Then, contact Southern Belle for booking and area information. We’ll help you make your Savannah stay as enjoyable and memorable as it can be.
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