When I saw this beautiful old house for sale in Savannah, Georgia, I came down with a serious case of porch envy. Not only does it have them on every side, but they have sweeping views of the water…
An Old Southern House and Its Porches
See that narrow bench along the porch railing? My friend Susan explained on her blog that it’s called a joggling or jostling board: “They date all the way back to 1804 and are great for additional seating on porches, especially for parties.”
I thought this house would be all about the views and porches, but it’s just as lovely inside.
It was built in 1880 and sits on 2 acres.
Every room looks warm and welcoming, including the kitchen:
The house has 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, and 9,200 square feet.
Want to go in on it together? Plenty of space for all of us!
I’m claiming this bathroom as mine, though…
I grew up in a neighborhood of older homes and some had second-story porches like this. I’ve always wanted one, so we got estimates on building one above our sunroom. Alas, it was beyond our budget (way, way beyond). So I’ll have to keep dreaming…