630 E. Victory Drive, Savannah, Georgia – The Webster-Hopkins House

Posted: August 28, 2017



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The Webster-Hopkins House – Framed in History!

The Webster-Hopkins House is a lovely three bedroom home on a deep roomy lot surrounded by lush lawns and gardens, which overlook old Estill Avenue, renamed Victory Drive after World War One. Constructed in 1950 of wood frame and red brick, the current owners are only the fourth to occupy the home and they have lovingly cared for the property and grounds, recently updating the kitchen and baths including a large luxe tiled shower. 630 East Victory Drive is a writer’s haven, and, if the walls could talk, there might be a mystery or two to solve, along with a few presidential stories to share as well.

As you approach the home by way of the circular driveway, notice the extensive landscaping, manicured lawns, well-clipped shrubs, and abundant well-cared-for details welcoming you.

Enter to the spacious and beautifully appointed living room showcasing a lovely fireplace and enjoying warm light, which bathes the room.

Going back from the living room leads to the library/den area overlooking the back gardens and featuring wonderful built-in storage and handsome paneling. Great light illuminates this room, and sliding doors lead out to the patio and lawn. Relax with a good book on the built-in sofas, also offering great storage within.

Also adjoining the living room is the dining room, creating nice flow. This elegant and spacious dining room comfortably seats six and features wide crown moulding, gorgeous wood floors, and chair railing.

Adjacent to the dining room is the very bright and cheerful modern kitchen offering abundant counter space and white cabinetry, a pantry, and hardwood floors. Off the kitchen is a back porch providing a sitting area wonderful for looking over the patio and garden, and a breezeway leading to the garden and garage area. Also located on the main level is the lush powder room, which has been beautifully updated.

Upstairs is the bedroom level. The master suite includes a dressing room with lovely built-ins and wonderful make-up vanity, and an en-suite full bath with large, gorgeous glass and tile shower and amazing vanity. The second bedroom includes a refreshing ceiling fan, and the third bedroom offers two closets. The bedroom level also includes an updated full hall bath and pull down access in the central hall to the attic work room, serving as a handy hobby space.

Outside is your private garden oasis with handsome brickwork, lush grounds, and a well-cared-for back garden and patio, the perfect spot for sitting out of doors and enjoying Savannah’s year-round weather. The Webster-Hopkins House was built in 1950 by the Websters, and Mrs. Webster was the president of the Trustees garden club in Savannah. Hence, the many established plantings around the house that remain today, as the husband of the household is also a Master Gardener who has worked hard and happily bringing the gardens to life.

This delightful gem has been a “writing house” and June and Christopher work on their latest projects upstairs in their office just about every day. Come see this warm and inviting home full of good cheer and inspiration, awaiting a new story to tell.

Transformed 1920s Brick-Built Townhouse with Courtyard

Posted: April 10, 2017
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Welcome home to this beautiful brick-built 1920s former Blacksmith shop, now five charming townhouse residences with private courtyards, all in a cozy row — 507 Tattnall has recently undergone a complete transformation!

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Enter the living room and notice the lovely polished old heart of pine flooring that may have been salvaged from an area historic residence, but now looks as though it was always a part of this home. Relax by the cozy fireplace or beneath the refreshing ceiling fan. The fireplace and complimentary built-in shelving serve as a subtle space divider between the living room and dining room areas.

Continue from the dining room to the thoughtfully re-envisioned all new kitchen with abundant modern cabinetry built and installed by local craftsman, Jim Rose. Stainless steel appliances include the GE top-of-the-line “Cafe” gas range and microwave, vented outside, as well as the new Bosch dishwasher. Additional kitchen features include Travertine tile flooring, gorgeous granite countertops, stone tile backsplash, exposed brick features, and a new glass door leading to the private courtyard. Also on the main level are the completely remodeled powder room with marble countertops, the laundry area with built-in shelving and porcelain tile, and a storage area.

Upstairs, you will find all three bedrooms and two new full baths, both entirely made of marble tile and showcasing large frameless walk-in showers. The master suite features a walk-in closet, hardwood floors, lighted ceiling fan, exposed brick, and the private en-suite bath. The second bedroom also features the hardwood floors, and the third bedroom includes a lighted ceiling fan, alcove area perfect for a desk, and hardwood floors.

Serenity is the mood of the private courtyard … the perfect setting for a quiet afternoon of reading or an evening nightcap.

This renovation has truly been a labor of love. Additional upgrades include new porcelain doorknobs throughout the home, all new double hung energy efficient windows in the back, newer historic windows in the front, new HVAC, a new roof, and new Rinnai tankless water heater. You will also appreciate the low energy bills and the ease of a condo lifestyle with NO HOA fees!

Come live the downtown lifestyle in a very “happening” block of Tattnall with three new Million $+ townhomes under construction (one built to suit, the other two are specs), filling in two of the few remaining buildable lots on Tattnall Street. Just a few short blocks to Forsyth Park, you can also easily walk to almost anywhere in the Historic Districts of America’s most sensitively designed urban district: Savannah, Georgia.

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New Listing! Beautifully Modernized Classic Victorian Townhome

Posted December 23, 2016
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116 W Duffy St Savannah GA

Welcome home to 116 West Duffy Street, a MUST SEE classic Victorian townhome located on the prosperous blocks of Duffy Street, steps away from excellent restaurants, Forsyth Park, a beautiful French Wine shop, the Brighter Day natural food store, other existing and planned neighborhood amenities, and much much more.

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Originally built as part of a triplex for Charles Kohler in 1891, this townhome was probably the one he built for himself to live in as it has the wider lot and finer detailing, like the pair of slate fireplace surrounds in the main floor double parlors. Beautifully modernized for today’s lifestyle, this home beckons you!

Basking in mid-day winter sun, 116 West Duffy glows with warmth, while the shadows nicely show off the beautiful Victorian detailing. As you approach, you will notice the great period bay window, lovely front porch, and vestibule leading into the home. Be invited in by way of the double front doors and you will find solid, original heart of pine flooring that runs throughout much of the home. The beautiful banister and newel post grace the stairs leading to the bedroom level.

From the foyer to your left is the living room, referred to as the front parlor, which basks in the mid-day sun. This cozy and inviting space is a great spot for entertaining friends, and evening relaxing. The slate mantel is one of two original mantles on this level. The new chandelier is one of a pair you will find in the home. You will love the working pocket doors that can close off the dining room, or allow for an open floor plan when opened. High ceilings and wide doorways lend a feeling of good flow, and add a nice spacial quality to the home.

The lovely dining room showcases the original heart of pine floors, and the side window is a bonus allowing natural light to this room.

The beautiful all-white kitchen in a family chef’s dream featuring Corian countertops, abundant cabinet and counter space, and a spacious breakfast bar with seating. The comfortable and contemporary breakfast room overlooks and provides access to the back deck through fabulous French doors.

Also on the main level is the hall powder room for the convenience of your guests.

Ascend the beautiful staircase to the bedroom level. The roomy master showcases a south facing bay window, lighted ceiling fan, gleaming heart of pine floors, plenty of closet space, Victorian mantel and surround, plus a lovely large window seat the current owners recently added. The heart of pine floors continue to the private master bath, formally a trunk room, highlighting double vanities, additional built-in storage, and a shower over tub. The two secondary bedrooms, both with plenty of closet space and refreshing lighted ceiling fans, the second full bath, and conveniently located laundry area with included washer and dryer are on this level as well.

The spacious back deck is well-designed to take advantage of the French doors leading out from the breakfast room, making entertaining a breeze. The deck offers views of the garden area and gated fence leading to your three off-street parking spaces.

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Savannah Named at the #7 Friendliest City in the World!

Posted: August 19, 2016

Friendly SavannahAccording to Conde Nast Traveler, Savannah is the 7th friendliest city in the world. The poll covered more than four years and readers of the site were asked to rate the friendliness of different cities in the Reader’s Choice Awards. A huge part of this survey was how welcome people felt in the cities.

The survey asked questions, such as, was it easy to navigate the city? Did a local resident show you where to go? About 128,000 people took the survey in 2015, alone. It now shows how cities in the United States compare to other cities around the world. Here’s a look at the friendliest cities and what the readers of Conde Nast Traveler thought about Savannah, Georgia.

Top Three Friendliest Cities

Charleston, South Carolina took the top spot as people surveyed stated that people actually speak to each other and the city is lovely. Many stated it was easy to get around on foot and the city has plenty of southern charm.

Sydney, Australia was next on the list with those surveyed mentioning how beautiful the city is and how it continues to impress. Readers surveyed stated that Aussies are quite friendly and it’s not hard to get help from a local if you’re lost in Sydney.

Dublin, Ireland came in third as a very friendly city. The people are the reason for the ranking with a local feel found throughout the area. Many stated how much fun the people in Dublin are and some surveyed actually said they may be the nicest people in the entire world.

Rounding out the Top Ten

The rest of the top ten friendliest cities according to the readers of Conde Nast Traveler are:

  • 4. Queenstown, New Zealand
  • 5. Park City, Utah
  • 6. Galway, Ireland
  • 7. Savannah, Georgia
  • 8. Krakow, Poland
  • 9. Bruges, Belgium
  • 10. Nashville, Tennessee

Savannah, Georgia was one of just four US cities making the top ten and ranked third out of the cities found in the United States.

What did they Say about Savannah?

Savannah, Georgia Friendliest CityReaders surveyed had great things to say about Savannah. Words, such as fun, talkative and bubbly were used to describe locals throughout the city. Many stated it’s a very walkable city and many mentioned the laid-back atmosphere found throughout the city.

Maybe it’s the southern charm or the number of very interesting attractions. Maybe it’s the people and the friendly atmosphere found throughout Savannah. Whatever it is, Conde Nast Traveler readers made it perfectly clear, they find the city to be quite friendly.

While 7th in the world is a big deal, what’s a bigger deal is getting ranked 3rd out of the cities in the United States. Southern charm is certainly alive considering two of the top three US cities making the list are found in the south.

Whether you’re visiting Savannah or considering relocating to the area, you’ll enjoy the friendly, laid-back atmosphere. The peaceful setting makes it a popular city full of southern charm.