If you have ever dreamed of living in a beautiful Victorian neighborhood, savor the sweet flavor of your fantasy with Savannah Georgia vacation rentals. Turner House puts you at the center of the rich Victorian era of the city’s bygone days with cozy accommodations for two in a former carriage house. It also provides you with all the conveniences that come standard in Southern Belle Savannah GA vacation rentals. Bedding, towels and cooking tools are all included, so pack your glad rags in a carry-on, and head south.
Your Home Away From Home
Turner House is tucked away in a shady neighborhood not far from Forsyth Park. The open floorplan creates spacious quarters where you can spend relaxing days and restful nights. The living room is furnished with a ceiling fan, an inviting sofa, armchair and ottoman which offer plenty of space for you and your companion. You can have intimate conversations or keep current with your favorite series on the flat-screen television. The large windows light up the space during daylight hours and have privacy blinds you can draw at night.
A bistro table, set beneath a statement ceiling pendant, supplies seating for romantic meals and quick snacks, and it is just a step from the fully equipped, galley-style kitchen. A refrigerator-freezer lends ample storage space for beverages and all the fresh ingredients you can find each Saturday at the Forsyth Famers’ Market. Cook up some creative meals on the range-oven, or reheat your restaurant leftovers in the microwave. You can even do a load of laundry in the stacked washer and dryer in the adjacent full-length cupboard.
The bedroom, a bright and serene space, is just off the kitchen. You’ll fall in love with the queen-sized iron bed, piled high with soft pillows. A ceiling fan helps you adjust the climate to a comfortable level while a reading lamp sits ready on the bedside table. The ensuite bathroom features a subway-tiled bath and shower nook as well as a sleek pedestal sink. Stylish hues of gray and white create a sense of calm that stays with you throughout your day of sightseeing.
The Neighborhood and Beyond
If you are a Victoriana buff, you will thoroughly enjoy leisurely strolls through your surrounding neighborhood where you can see plenty of period architecture. Your Savannah vacation rental is a few blocks from Forsyth Park and its 30 acres of walking paths, gardens, children’s playgrounds, and the often-photographed French-style fountain. You can play a set of tennis or shoot some hoops there too.
Nearby restaurants include Savannah Rum Runners Bakery and Café to the north on Montgomery and West Bolton, K Fresh Deli on Montgomery, Indulge Coffee and Sandfly BBQ south of Forsyth Park on Barnard Street, and Forsyth Park Café. Once you are fortified with a Southern-style breakfast, head to the nearest shuttle bus stop and venture out into historic Savannah.
All Savannah Georgia vacation rentals are great jumping-off points for fun activities because you will find opportunities on virtually every corner, but the Chatham Area Transit system makes getting around town economical and very convenient. CAT provides the free shuttle service that runs throughout the Historic District from your own Victorian neighborhood north to the riverfront. It also offers complimentary streetcar transportation along the Savannah River and no-cost ferry service on its Savannah Belles line. CAT recently established a bike share program that features a 24-hour and a 7-day pass for a nominal fee. You can pick up or drop off your ride at Ellis Square or River Walk. If you download the free BCycle app, you can check out equipment or get directions on the go. It is all part of the city’s phenomenal hospitality, so be sure to enjoy it.
Another popular way to experience the unique character of the city during your Savannah GA vacation rentals stay is taking a themed tour. If you like to shop, consider a ‘Tiques Boutique Shopping Tour that takes you to such destinations as antique shops, specialty food stores, discount and designer outlets. Your guide will be a student from the Savannah College of Art and Design or Bauder College.
If a good scare is what you prefer, take one of the city’s renowned ghost tours after dark. Several local tour companies have put together the stuff of haunting memories for your spine-tingling pleasure, and you can tread the darker side of Savannah history for an hour or two as you visit the most haunted spots in town, including the Colonial Park Cemetery, the Andrew Low House, and Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery.
You can get a detailed sense of Savannah’s past on a historic tour of the district. Select the one that matches your itinerary and your energy level. Whether sightseeing on foot, by horse-drawn carriage, by personal Segway or via kayak on the city’s waterways, you’ll experience Southern history from a fresh perspective.
When you contact Southern Belle to reserve your choice of Savannah Georgia vacation rentals, be sure ask whether any special events are going on during your stay. Savannah celebrates year-round, tinting the Forsyth Fountain green for St. Patrick’s Day, parading on the Martin Luther King and Veterans’ holidays, and setting off elaborate firework displays on New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July. Call Southern Belle to book your favorite Savannah vacation rental as soon as you finalize your travel plans to be sure of availability.