6 Southern Homes You Would Love to Own Now!



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For centuries, the eyes of the world have turned to the South when it comes to lavish homes. Our palatial estates and waterfront riverhouses have set the trend for style and raised the bar for sophisticated comfort. We asked a few of our area’s finest realtors for a private showing of their most stunning properties.  

Own a beautiful piece of Savannah’s majestic history

Built in 1872 for George W. Saussy, this Second Empire mansion features intricate exterior ironwork and an eclectic combination of motifs. High ceilings soar above an interior in great move-in condition. On the first floor, an elegant living room and dining room lead to an oversized granite and stainless-steel kitchen, which would be any chef’s dream. Sporting three stories, with heart pine floors throughout, there are four spacious bedrooms, including a sitting room and room of closets off the master bedroom, and two and a half bathrooms.

There is also a “trunk” room which provides ample flexibility for a home office and more. One cannot help but linger outdoors in the plush courtyard adorned with both native species and exotic plants. The courtyard’s circular design has a central raised brick bed anchoring the space and a wide range of shrubs, trees and bushes that blossom year-round. A detached garage provides off-street parking for one car as well as a large storage area. Taavo is proudly associated with Celia Dunn Sothebys International Realty located at 17 West Charlton street in beautiful historic district of Savannah Georgia.

207 EAST HALL ST. SAVANNAH 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath | 3,348 ft.2  | $1,295,000
Contact Taavo Roos | 912.429.6729 | 912.234.3323  |  taavo@celiadunn.com
Celia Dunn Sothebys International Realty 17 West Charlton Street Savannah 31401

 

The timeless elegance of the South with inspired modern flair

Taavo Roos has quickly made waves in the downtown Savannah landscape following a highly successful career in New York City real estate. That said, he’s no stranger to high-end properties like this one in Savannah’s island communities. Located in the heart of one of The Landings’ most prestigious communities, 2 Harvest Lane is an incredible custom home on a large lot with spectacular architectural design. Upon entering this magnificent residence, you will be wowed by 30-foot ceilings, an intricate custom wrought iron staircase, a 592-bottle wine cellar and a seamless flow of space that makes it the ideal setup for entertaining.

The large master suite features massive walk-in closets, double vanities, deep soaking tub, and a separate shower. The property has room for a pool, and in addition to four upstairs bedrooms (all with en-suite bathrooms) there is a guest suite, large screened porch, three-car garage and so much more. Taavo is proudly associated with Celia Dunn Sothebys International Realty located at 17 West Charlton street in the beautiful historic district of Savannah Georgia.

2 HARVEST LANE, SAVANNAH 6 Bedrooms, 7 Baths, 6069 ft.2  | $1,225,000
Contact Taavo Roos | 912.429.6729 | 912.234.3323  |  taavo@celiadunn.com
Celia Dunn Sothebys International Realty 17 West Charlton Street Savannah 31401

 

This gorgeous Forsyth Park mansion was revived to its former grandeur

This extraordinary restored residence, built in 1870 by John Williamson features original architectural detailing that reflects elegance and taste for those accustomed to the best in quality design, finishes and lifestyle. The entry foyer embraces the perfect vision of historic design, high ceilings, hardwood flooring, and grand parlors. The stunning kitchen is the perfect area for entertaining. This magnificent historic mansion offers a side veranda overlooking Forsyth Park, a side garden and well-manicured private brick courtyard. In addition, two fully furnished vacation rentals generate approximately $65,000 in income.

509 Whitaker St. Savannah 5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, 6,000 ft.2 | $2,300,000
Contact Dicky Mopper | 912.663.5500 | richard.mopper@evusa.com | Engel and Völkers ​1650 East Victory Dr., Savannah 31404 savannah.evusa.com

 

Urban Oasis awaits in the Heart of Midtown Savannah

This exquisite custom-built residence has been masterfully designed with keen attention to detail.  From the pristine gourmet kitchen with butcher block island to an entertainer’s dream outdoor living and pool area, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 2 half bathroom home is teeming with special features.  Over 4,400 square feet, this deluxe residence boasts all en suite bedrooms, a spacious great room and den with the master and guest suites on main floor.  The master suite features his and hers closets, a separate make-up/dressing area and a steam shower. 

Soaring ceilings and natural light throughout the house, coupled with hardwood floors, add to the cozy allure of this dream home.  Storage is in abundance with beautiful built-ins in almost every room, generous closets, a walk-in attic with spray foam insulation and separate laundry and mud rooms.  You’ll love curling up next to the indoor and outdoor fireplaces, relaxing by the screened in pool/hot tub or gathering in the covered outdoor dining/living areas.  The 3-car garage offers plenty of space and includes a large walk-in closet and work bench.  The .4+ acre lot means plenty of play area.  And your safety and comfort are supported by a built-in generator.  Plan your visit today and stay a lifetime.  Priced per appraisal.

3 Sir Lancelot Court 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 2 Half Bathrooms 4,448 ft.2 | $995,000
Contact Greg Waldhour | 912.238.0874 | 912.704.6001 | savannah.evusa.com | greg.waldhour@evusa.com
Engel and Völkers  1650 East Victory Dr. Savannah 31404

 

 

An award-winning architectual masterpiece located on the historic Victory Drive in Savannah, Georgia

Recognized by the American Institute of Architects for award-winning design, this stunning contemporary masterpiece on iconic Victory Drive is a must see. Its open floor plan with ultra-chic, dramatic features - from the foyer steel staircase with floating treads to the chef’s gourmet kitchen - and throughout, you will experience the ultimate in modern, green living. Clean, dramatic lines define every area, incredible hidden storage, and rooms that can serve multi purposes. The French doors across the entire back of the home open to the large backyard, lanai and patio area for seamless entertaining. With so much light, you bring the outside in!

The three-car garage has one bay that opens to the lane and also to Victory Drive providing safe and easy access and egress. Planning a party? The large parking pad in the back of property can accommodate 6-8 cars and several more on the front driveway! The two bedroom/one bath guest suite, with its own exterior and interior access, can serve as a rental unit or separate offices.

714 Victory Drive is designed for the professional who works from home. The large home office on the main floor features plenty of storage, in-floor outlets and network jack, CAT-6 cabling throughout the home and sound dampening insulation. The room could also serve as a den or game room. It features two closets and could also be a master on the main.

714 East Victory Dr Savannah, GA 31405 6 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths 4,780 ft2, 0.38 acres lot size Single-Family Home  | $1,699,000
Contact Fran Belloir | 912.238.0874 | 912.663.4444 | savannah.evusa.com | fran.belloir@evusa.com
Engel and Völkers  1650 East Victory Dr. Savannah 31404

 

Hip and historic Victorian home steps from Lafayette Square

Stunning full brick Victorian in the heart of the Landmark Historic District. Designed by HW Witcover, architect of Savannah’s famed gold-domed City Hall and built for Simon Kehoe of Kehoe Iron Works. An incredible wraparound porch welcomes and offers excellent outdoor space, perfect for people watching on St. Pat’s.

Historic details fill the interior: antique heart pine floors, six ornate vintage fireplace mantles, working pocket doors, stunning original wood work. 11 ft. ceilings. Thoroughly updated with large modern kitchen, stylish lighting and fresh interior paint. Formal living room, formal dining, eat-in kitchen, custom breakfast nook with banquet. Rare 5 bedroom, 4 bath floor plan, including a downstairs bedroom with ensuite bath and a private entrance. Walk-up attic could easily be finished to add 2-3 bedrooms and a 500 sq. foot roof top deck.

Off street parking for three cars. Fully licensed Short Term Vacation Rental, this property would make an outstanding home and excellent investment property. Mixed use zoning - could be a great office/professional space, too. 

106 East Harris St. 5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 3,200 ft.2 | $1,295,000
Contact Jessica Kelly | 912.238.0874 | 912.441.9101 | savannah.evusa.com | jessica.kelly@evusa.com 
Engel and Völkers 1650 East Victory Dr. Savannah 31404

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  • “Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick” Exhibition

    Oct 11, 2019
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Jepson Center

    Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick examines the work of six contemporary artists—Corey Arnold, Guy Ben-Ner, Patty Chang, Tristin...

  • Beatles By Request

    Jan 25, 2020
    8:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Savannah Theatre

    The Savannah Theatre cast and band recreate the timeless sound of the most influential band of the 20th century. Not an impersonation, but a...

  • Prohibition Cocktail Classes

    Jan 27, 2020
    All Day @ American Prohibition Museum

    Enjoy tidbits of history with every sip!Our certified bartenders will teach you how to make classic cocktails while discovering the history behind...

  • The Eighth Air Force’s Birthday Celebration

    Jan 28, 2020
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

    The Eighth Air Force’s Birthday Celebration! Come to all of the events or just one. All events are Free. 11 a.m. Battle of the Bulge &...

  • Cocoa 5k Fun Run & Walk

    Feb 01, 2020
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Crystal Coast Civic Center

    Come be a part of the Cocoa Fun Run / Walk on February 1, 2020!  The 5K Race Course is flat and begins and ends at the Crystal Coast Civic Center,...

  • Forsyth Farmer's Market

    Jun 29, 2019
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ South end of Forsyth Park

    The Forsyth Farmers’ Market vendors offer a variety of local goods including seasonal produce, eggs, honey, pastured meat, bread, cheese,...

  • Carolina Chocolate Festival

    Feb 01, 2020
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Crystal Coast Civic Center

    Chocolate lovers indulge! The annual Carolina Chocolate Festival takes place at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City and is packed with...

  • First Fridays in Starland

    Jun 07, 2019
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Starland District

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    Feb 21, 2020
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    Mar 05, 2020
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Scenes of the South

Dining in the Dark 2020

The Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision held its annual Dining in the Dark event on Saturday, January 18th at the Embassy Suites Downtown Savannah. Guests were served a four-course meal in complete darkness by the Savannah Metro's SWAT team. Dining in the Dark serves to raise awareness about vision loss.

January Brews for a Cause

South magazine in collaboration with Southern Eagle Distributing hosted their monthly Brews for a Cause on Thursday, January 16th at the Savannah Taphouse in a successful effort to raise money and awareness for the Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision. The night featured delicious appetizers by Savannah Taphouse and a range of flavored Bud Light Seltzers provided by Southern Eagle. These events provide good food, fun entertainment, refreshing drinks and most importantly – raise money for a great cause! Be sure to be on the lookout for our next Brews in February!

Ford Plantation's Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Silk Hope

The Ford Plantation celebrated the completion of its two new Silk Hope model homes on January 10, 2020. The Silk Hope project is limited to 53 homes, on beautiful lots of buyers’ choosing amongst old oaks and a Lowcountry marsh setting. This member-backed project is the first new for sale residential development at The Ford Plantation in more than fifteen years and represents the final phase of home development to be offered. The Silk Hope community is the product of a collaboration of some of the world’s top residential architects and landscape designers and has been modeled to capture tranquil European village and Lowcountry architecture.

Mat Best Signs his New Best-seller at Nine Line

Veteran, entrepreneur and author Mat Best met fans and signed copies of his new book “Thank you for my Service” Thursday Dec. 12 at Nine Line Apparel. Best’s best-selling authorial debut chronicles his service as a U.S. Army Ranger. Best's Black Rifle Coffee co., partnered with Nine Line Apparel, has shops on River st. and off route 95 on Ft. Argyle rd.

Victory Antiques and Engel & Völkers' Holiday Party

Dickey Mopper and his team at Engel and Völkers celebrated the season at their annual holiday party on Wednesday Dec. 11, with a special appearance from the jolly fellow himself, Santa Claus. Mopper and company, celebrating alongside the crew of Victory Antiques, showed off the newest Engel and Völkers office at 1650 East Victory Dr. in Savannah.

Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant's 2nd Anniversary Celebration feat. Lady Leah

Jazz lovers celebrated Good Times Jazz bar's second anniversary on Nov. 8 and 9 featuring jazz vocalist Lady Leah and the culinary stylings of Good Times' chef Joe Randall, the dean of southern cuisine. In 2017 Randall teamed with Danielle and Stephen T. Moore to create one of the city's smoothest spots, a confluence of culture and taste fit for the soul of Savannah.

14th Annual Pearls to Pluff Mud Fundraiser

The 14th Annual Pearls to Pluff Mud Fundraiser was held on Friday, November 1st at the Swamp Fox Farms. Guests enjoyed listening to the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra while tasting New Orleans themed dishes. There was a silent and live auction held to raise money for the Focus Fund Campaign for the Cross Schools in Bluffton, SC.

Brews for a Cause November at Savannah Octane Bar

South magazine in collaboration with Southern Eagle Distributing hosted the last Brews for a Cause of 2019 at the Savannah Octane Bar on Thursday, November 21 in a successful effort to raise money and awareness for Georgia Police K9 Foundation. The night featured tasty chicken appetizers catered by Himalayan Curry Kitchen, and special brews from Wicked Weed and Monday Night Brewing provided by Southern Eagle. These events provide good food, fun entertainment, refreshing drinks and most importantly – raise money for a great cause! Be sure to be on the lookout for our next Brews in January!

6th Annual First Responders Luncheon

Harris Lowry Manton LLC hosted its 6th Annual First Responder Appreciation Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 28 at Daffin Park. Free lunch was offered as a “thank you” to local paramedics, firefights, police officers and emergency medical responders.

DineSouth's VIP Icebox

DineSouth 2019 VIP room sponsored by IceBound was a hit at this year’s event! With a special performance by Ken Roy, guests enjoyed exclusive vendors such as sushi from Rue de Jean and popsicles from Savannah Square Pops. Made complete with a full-serve bar, the VIP room was chillingly spectacular!