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26 E Gaston Street
€5,387,333
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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 8 bathrooms
Property description
One of Savannah's most elegant historic homes offers breathtaking views of Forsyth Park, located directly across the street, as well as remarkable privacy. This architectural masterpiece, featured in the movie The Legend of Bagger Vance, is a true Georgian Revival jewel nestled in the National Historic Landmark District, just steps from Bull Street, shopping, dining and more.Originally built for Georgia banking magnate Mills B. Lane, this grand, move-in ready home is acclaimed for its magnificent architectural detailing, including commanding Ionic columns, stately brick facade, graceful Swan's neck pediment and hand-crafted wrought iron fence. Shaded by massive live oaks strung with delicate ribbons of Spanish moss and framed by mature camellias, this historic residence has been carefully restored and includes sweeping architectural details, from hand-painted murals and hand-carved plaster details to covered verandas and a saltwater pool.Stroll through a wrought iron gate on Gaston Street, ascend a set of granite steps and enter the grand foyer, which features immaculate parquet floors, period moldings and one-of-a-kind botanical murals adorning the entrance hall. The home's floor plan, which is ideal for entertaining or relaxing, includes twin formal parlors with fireplaces and crystal chandeliers flanking the foyer on the main level. The ballroom-size dining room, which includes an oval-shaped Chippendale style dining suite, is ideal for hosting dinner parties or special events. French doors lining the western wall of the dining room offer stunning views of the pool and garden. An intimate library with built-in bookshelves, gold velvet draperies and a wood-burning fireplace offers a quiet retreat on the main level.This heart and soul of this spacious home is a gourmet chef's kitchen defined by Italian country style, with a copper farmer's sink, artisan brass fixtures, large butler's pantry, Viking commercial-grade appliances, stone backsplashes and custom cabinets. With a wall of windows and a spacious seating area with fireplace, the kitchen is a bright, welcoming gathering place.Four elegantly appointed bedrooms on the upper floors, including a luxurious master suite, are easily accessible by elevator or by stairs. Bedrooms feature high ceilings, hardwood floors, stunning en suite baths and fireplaces. Additional en suite bedrooms and living areas are available on the third floor of the main house and above the garage. This signature Savannah residence has been strategically updated to include state-of-the-art, 21st-century comforts. The entire house has been outfitted with a multi-source, multi-zone sound system, with concealed speakers in every room. The garden level of this incredible estate houses a billiards room, an exercise area and a home theater with Surround Sound. An old-fashioned vault, complete with an antique iron door, has been converted into a handsome wine cellar.Enjoy the finest in indoor and outdoor living at this Gaston Street treasure. A sparkling saltwater swimming pool and pool house with four sets of French doors offer a tropical retreat in the heart of downtown Savannah, framed by a brick patio and English-inspired garden. Enjoy unrivaled luxury at this exquisite estate, which offers the ultimate in Savannah style.LIST OF FEATURES: Freestanding 1908 historic home on corner lot with carriage house Located directly across from Forsyth Park Impeccably renovated interiors with period details, high ceilings, hand-painted murals and incredible natural light Elevator Gas and wood-burning fireplaces Decorative, hand-carved plaster moldings and ceiling medallions Chef's kitchen with Viking commercial-grade appliances, large butler's pantry, custom cabinets and luxurious appointments Wine cellar Billiards room Home theater Multi-source, multi-zone sound system In-ground saltwater swimming pool and pool house Covered verandas with ceiling fans Outdoor brick patio Mature landscaping and English-inspired gardens Fountains Wrought iron fencing and gates Off-street parking
26 E Gaston Street, Savannah, Georgia, United States
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