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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Anne Pappas Interiors celebrated the Grand Opening of their new full-service design studio and showroom at 101 W. Liberty St. in the heart of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, on Thursday, Oct. 10. “This inspiring space will allow our talented team of designers to provide exceptional creative services to clientele who appreciate the art of design,” said Pappas. A member of Coastal Living and Southern Living’s exclusive Designer Network, Pappas offers a fresh, inspired approach to interior design, incorporating a variety of textures and design elements inspired by nature, travel and global style. Pappas and her team welcomed guests with light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at the event.

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