Historic House Listings

OMG! Today’s dream house! Circa 1848 in Savannah, GA. $6,000,000

November 29, 2018

What a stunning house! Love the bathroom with the fireplace! Amazing bathtub! And that foyer ceiling, amazing! Built in 1848 in Savannah, Georgia. Within walking distance of Savannah’s finest dining and shopping. Original heart pine floors, original fireplaces and hand carved plaster moldings. Seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and 8,696 square feet. $6,000,000

From the Zillow listing:


20 West Jones Street Nestled beneath the lush canopy of live oaks on stylish Jones Street, this exquisitely renovated 5-bedroom, 5-full-bath and 2 half-bath home offers exceptional interiors, magnificent double porches and the ultimate in Savannah style. Boasting a prime location in the heart of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District and unparalleled quality, this elegant 1848 Greek Revival home is filled with custom, high-end details. This stunning residence is absolute perfection! Distinguished by a sweeping suite of entertaining rooms as well as private living spaces, this home has been renovated with the ultimate attention to detail. The elegant, versatile layout combines the best of historic and contemporary living, all located just steps from Savannah’s finest dining and shopping. Ideal for grand parties and Southern-inspired entertaining, this light-flooded home includes classic 19th-century details like high ceilings, original fireplaces, heart pine floors, graceful hand-carved plaster moldings, handsome fireplace mantles and oversized windows. An elevator was added that serves all floors of the residence. This historic masterpiece’s impressive foyer opens to a magnificent sweeping staircase and a handsome double parlor. A spacious gourmet kitchen features a spectacular butler’s pantry, custom cabinetry, Waterworks faucets, commercial-grade Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, Imperial Danby white marble, Bardiglio marble and an eat-in dining area. The en suite master on the second floor features private elevator access, a large dressing room with custom cabinetry, a stunning bath with a glass and Plumeria marble shower and a classic soaking tub, offering remarkable privacy as well as impeccable appointments. There is also another bedroom and bathroom on this level. The third floor includes three bedrooms with renovated baths and spectacular city views. The garden level consists of a media room with full bath and a fully equipped kitchen that could also be used as a separate guest suite. There is also a private office, another half-bath and easy access to the pool, courtyard and pool lounge. Laundry rooms are conveniently located on the first and third floors. A recent addition to the home is an attached 3-car garage with a 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartment above, ideal for au pairs or staff. Formal gardens by legendary landscape designer John McEllen, an in-ground pool and gracious pool lounge offer the best of outdoor living. This regal home offers the opportunity of a lifetime to own one of Savannah’s most coveted antebellum treasures.

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