Property Crush

You Need to See Inside This Savannah Time Capsule Listed for $199k

published Dec 2, 2021
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Credit: Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners

The details

  • Address: 2317 Shirley Drive, Savannah, Georgia
  • Price: $199,000
  • Size: 1,974 square feet
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
Credit: Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners

Why we have a crush on this property

When scrolling through Zillow, coming across a time capsule house feels a bit like finding a unicorn. Somehow, they’ve managed to evade updates for decades, meaning they still flaunt their ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s charms. This time capsule house for sale in Savannah brims with the flairs of yesteryear — and then some.

Built in 1953, the Mediterranean-style ranch looks cheery from the outside — citrus trees in the front yard add to its sunny appeal. But inside, the home is a window into the 1970s, with wood paneling, funky carpets, and wallpaper recalling retro designs.

Credit: Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners

The best part of the place, in my humble opinion, is the kitchen. Bright green cabinets, fluorescent lighting overhead, laminate floors, and a vintage porcelain kitchen sink are a few standout features. The kitchen’s breakfast bar overlooks a carpeted dining area, complete with more wood paneling and fluorescent lights.

Credit: Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners

Elsewhere in the house, you’ll find other remnants of the ‘60s and ‘70s. The living room is the perfect place for a sturdy wood hutch, while the bedrooms offer more space for big furniture sets and drapes. The formal dining room also makes room for a rather large ‘70s dining set, as well as a credenza and several china cabinets.

Credit: Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners
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To top it off, the property has an in-law suite, a detached garage with a workshop, and a sizable backyard. It all comes to a mere $199,000, listed by Donald Callahan with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners. You can see the full listing here.

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