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The Bancroft On Duffy Street 1886 Victorian 3-4B/2BA, Courtyard, Parking for 3

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1700 Sq Ft, 3-4 Beds/2 Baths One Block to Forsyth Park Off St Parking, Courtyard


Private Large Courtyard and Private Parking for 3 cars Included.

( Note that parking in the Historic District is $24/day if you're not provided with parking). Our Property in the Victorian District has private parking for three of your cars as well as Free Parking on the street.


A lot of love and attention have gone into creating this perfect get away for our visitors that want to live among the locals and experience Historic Home Living in Savannah, but feel the comfort and confidence of having owners on the property that know the nuances of the area and residence and are dedicated to keeping it in pristine condition for its guest. We're available to make sure your stay is exceptional.

This enchanting spot is one block from Forsyth Park, and a few blocks from Forsyth Mansion. It's perfect for any venue in town and you can park your car in our off street parking lot and walk to any location in the Victorian or Historic District.

This second floor apartment is furnished with Family Antiques that have been chosen with exceptional discrimination over the past 30 years and were originally housed in a property that was located on a street named 'Bancroft Rd', hence we named this apartment for the location where the furnishings resided for many years. Much of the art is original and has been presented in shows in the U.S. and Abroad.

Our property, built in 1886 is embellished with 12 ft ceilings, original heart pine floors and Victorian architectural details at every turn. It provides 3 Bedrooms, a Living Room/Dining Area, Eat in Kitchen with Marble Table, Porch, Two Baths, and a separate Den with Sleeper Sofa. There is a 500 Square Foot Court Yard, and Off street parking for three cars as well.

You can walk anywhere downtown; we do every weekend. From the Restaurants on the squares, to the fireworks on River St, to a must-have ice cream cone from Famous Leopold's Ice Cream on Broughton Street, the city is literally on your doorstep.

You'll be drawn to the Infamous Fountain in Forsyth Park, steps away from the apartment. Right around the corner is the best coffee house in town, the City's beloved Sentient Bean, and Historic Brighter Day, known for their freshly made organic deli and smoothies. There's nothing you can't find there when it comes to healthy eating. And you might see somebody famous at 'Local 11Ten', which is practically our next door neighbor. From their rooftop lounge to their high quality ingredients and unique preparation, it's one of Savannah's most talked about trendy restaurants.

The maximum occupancy for overnight guest is 7.

The Living Room has a Full Size Couch, Two Armchairs, a Dining Table that seats 4-10 (2 Leaves available), 4 Dining Room Chairs and a Leather Top Executive Desk with Leather Chair, Antique Cabinet and 32 Inch Flat Screen TV. French Glass Doors lead to the porch with a feeling of being coddled in the trees and a view of the other Victorian Style homes on the Street.

The Porch is draped on the front side in white, and provides wrought iron furniture thickly cushioned for lounging.

The Master Bedroom has a Queen Size Mattress, Bureau, Seating area, Small Desk and a 32 inch TV. The Master Bath has a Pedestal Sink and tub/shower.

The Yellow Bedroom (called this as the furniture is antique yellow) has a Queen Size Mattress, Bureau, nightstand and vanity table.

The Mahogany Bedroom located off the living room has a Full Size Mattress, Bureau, nightstand, and wood/brass wall mounted cloths rack for hanging clothes in lieu of a closet.

The Main Bath has a Ceramic Tiled Shower and Floor, and houses a Full Size Washer/Dryer.

The Den has a Sofa/Queen Sleeper Sofa, so can be used as a separate bed when singles are renting. This room has a Shelving Unit filled with interesting books, and an Asian Chest. Your TV here is a 40 inch HD with DVD Player. The Den also provides access via a Spiral Staircase to the Private Courtyard where Wrought Iron Furniture awaits you for dining or relaxing. A Gas Grill is available as well. The courtyard leads to the off-street parking area in the rear of the house.

The Short Term Vacation Rental Certificate number is SVR-00051.

More Details

Kathy and Kirk Wise
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Kathy and Kirk Wise

After many years of frequent trips to Savannah, we left Philadelphia in 2012 to live in our dream home and experience Savannah full-time. 'We weren't born here, but we got here as soon as we could!' Since we live on the property in this great house, and have so many wonderful experiences living here, we wanted to share our home with others and help to make your Savannah Experience the best ever. We turned our second Floor Apartment into this Inviting Vacation Rental, and we look forward to meeting our interesting travelers.

Kathy and Kirk Wise purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Kathy and Kirk Wise chose Victorian District

We chose this property because of its proximity to our beloved Forsyth Park. We try to take part in as many venues there as we can, from Music to Art to Athletics. The home needed extensive refurbishing, but we recognized its potential and good bones. After 4 1/2 years, and a lot of hard work we've been able to provide a unique, spacious and comfortable luxury apartment that offers many amenities that are difficult to find all in one home.

What makes this apartment unique

We just recently learned that our home was originally owned by an elite member of Savannah Society. We can't wait to research further. Since we live on the first floor, we hope our guest will feel confident that we are there to help make their experience the most enjoyable ever.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Victorian District, Georgia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large Common Bath has a Full Size Washer/Dryer
    Bathroom 1 Master Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , Pedestal Sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Yellow Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Mahogany Bedroom
    Den - 1 queen , Den - Queen Size Sofa Sleeper
  • (Master Bedroom - Queen Size Bed) (Yellow Bedroom - Queen Size Bed) (Mahogany Bedroom - Full Size Bed) (Den - Queen Sofa Sleeper)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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The Bancroft On Duffy Street 1886 Victorian 3-4B/2BA, Courtyard, Parking for 3
average rating of 4.888889 based on 63 reviews
Enola, PA

Beautiful home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a great location. Had everything we needed and then some. Only a couple blocks to Forsythe Park and Historic District. Great neighborhood with variety of restaurants. My family truly enjoyed our stay! Recommend this home for anyone traveling to Savannah.

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

Abolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Savannah for a race over the weekend and the Bancroft was WONDERFUL! It had every amenity we could need and slept 5 of us very comfortably. The communication with the owners was perfect and very timely. The house was immaculate and nicely appointed. It was within walking distance to the park and a few cute restaurants. Could not have had a more pleasant experience! Looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: 9-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, beautifully decorated, friendly hosts. It is located a block from Forsyth Park. We were a bit concerned about where we would find ourselves but we felt safe and it was a block from a tour bus stop and a good coffee house. We spent time out on the lovely porch and in the courtyard to absorb the local atmosphere. We each had our own bedroom, which was nice for four women traveling together. Just be aware of the many stairs, quite steep.

  • Submitted: 6-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. 7 adults, plenty of room and even though it’s an upstairs apartment and owners are below, they kept to themselves.

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy and relaxed

  • 4 of 5

Excellent recent stay at The Bancroft - the home was spacious, tastefully decorated, and extremely convenient for everything we wanted to see and do on a recent visit to Savannah. The kitchen was well stocked with every type of appliance and dishwater one could need, the bathrooms were clean and provided with soap, and the outdoor porch was lovely for drinks and chats. Took us a bit to figure out the DVD player was actually a part of the flat screen TV but once we figured it out, it was easy to use to watch a flick.

The location near the corner of Forseyth Park was super convenient and we could easily catch the free tourist bus to get to the waterfront if we opted not to stroll. Parking for our rental car was easy and our hosts were great! So welcoming and inviting to their city. Highly recommend if you a group of 2-3 couples or a bunch of friends who want to escape for a holiday.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully convenient

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful. There was ample room for our family. We had six adults and found the space to be set up for a very comfortable stay. The house was also very convenient to the downtown area. We were able to park the cars and either walk or uber anywhere we wanted to go. Check in was easy as well as check out. I will say that one of the people in our party has mobility issues and I was worried about the stairs, however since we were able to use the front stairs for our entire stay we were abe to make it work. Overall a great stay, thank you much for opening your home to us.

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Savannah/Hilton Head
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 16
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Tybee Island Beach
Car: not necessary

The Bancroft on Duffy Street is ideal to access all venues at locations downtown and including Forsyth Park, The Forsyth Mansion, Historic District and Downtown River Street. Located one block from Forsyth Park, it is located at the Rock and Roll Marathon Finish Line! Jazz Festival, Local Restaurants, Tours, Historic Museums, Shopping, all within walking distance even though Pedi-cabs (bicycle driven cabs) are available to pick you up or take you home from wherever you are.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Victorian District, Georgia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day Weekend
May 24 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Rock and Roll Marathon
Nov 1 2018 - Nov 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$74.5
Cleaning Fee C$138.9 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Cancellation Policy: See Owner for Additional Information

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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