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Andrew Low House

329 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-6854
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Andrew Low commissioned New York architect John Norris to design and construct his house in 1848. Norris came to Savannah to design the Custom House on Bay Street and remained in Savannah to build many desirable residences with the latest in technology and luxury. The Italianate exterior features intricate cast iron railings and side balconies contrasting with the smooth stuccoed brick walls. The well proportioned rooms are decorated with elaborate plaster cornices and carved woodwork. The delicate balance of exterior restraint and opulent interior resulted in an elegant villa for the family.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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329 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-6854
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

a pretty house of a wealthy merchant, liberal display of wealth, interesting but not fascinating. i'd recommend owens-thomas house if you are only doing one house. if you love to look at houses, this is a nice one too.

Thank chatternc
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very well preserved house with a docent who showed good enthusiasm, hit the high points, and didn't talk too much!

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was the only house tour we did in Savannah. It was inexpensive ($9 pp AARP rate) and fairly brief (about 30 minutes), so I guess you get what you pay for. I think that the quality of the tour depends on the docent. We...More

Thank ImmaBeGoin
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a lovely home, but the tour is really quick! The tour is 30 minutes, and the tour guide did not promote and discouraged questions as we were rushed along during the tour. While the house is beautifully restored most of furnishings are not...More

Thank Karule
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The tour is guide with a max of 14 people at a time. The lady that did our tour was a historian and someone that truly loved this house. The house is furnished with either family items or period correct.

Thank CUSH1976
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This property was very cool to see, lots of history here. We saw slaves quarters and I can't imagine the hardships that they went through being in such a dark and damp place within the working quarters, the sleeping quarters were separate. The main house...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Andrew Low house was one of the stops on a tour we took. Enjoyed hearing thr history of the home. My favorite room held the grand old bath tub. Think of being the women of the house and relaxing in that tub. The home...More

Thank Paulette M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I enjoyed visiting this house because Juliet Gordon Low lived here as Andrew Low's wife. The house is beautiful inside and the tour was very interesting.

Thank LynnM0118
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This home has great historic value to Savannah. Sherman did not burn down Savannah after speaking to Mr. Low a business man and British citizen. Sherman stayed in this home and sent a telegram to President Lincoln offering Savannah as a Christmas gift. Enjoy the...More

Thank pfitzg85
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

By good fortune and stewardship the Andrew Low house has survived the years very close to it's original appearance and has been refurnished with some original pieces and several fine replacements. Of the historic homes open to the public in Savannah this is must see.

Thank HarryandHermione
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23 January 2017|
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Response from LGrebs | Reviewed this property |
The entrance to the home alone had about 15 steps (we entered with our tour through the back). To tour the second floor is another 15-18 steps. I would not recommend taking the tour if you can't do more than 5 steps.
Amy K
6 November 2016|
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Response from AndrewLowHouse | Property representative |
The individual fee is $10. Please see our website for most current information. We look forward to seeing you.