Staci Donegan’s Listing Wins the Homes with a History Category in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021

Seabolt Real Estate Associate Broker Staci Donegan’s listing for the Chesnutt House, located at 701 Whitaker St. in Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, recently won the Homes with a History category in the prestigious HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021.

In June, the Chesnutt House, an exceptional 1897 Queen Anne Victorian home, was named one of 66 finalists in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021 — a month-long annual online promotion held on At the close of public voting on August 4, the Chesnutt House had earned the most votes in the Homes with a History category and was named the winner as well as an HGTV fan favorite.

“The Chesnutt House is a museum-quality historic home with stunning Victorian architecture and a premier location directly across from Forsyth Park,” said Staci Donegan, the home’s listing agent and Seabolt Real Estate’s 2020 Agent of the Year. “I’m pleased that my clients had this amazing opportunity to showcase their home on the national stage and am truly thankful to the Savannah community for their support.”

The Chesnutt House features exceptional architectural details, including original fireplaces, Moorish fretwork, stained glass windows, oak trim and sweeping parlors. Additional highlights include an elegant veranda, twin copper-roofed belvederes framed by wisteria, a swimming pool, garage parking and private walled courtyard. This award-winning residence is currently listed for sale.

Each year, the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt showcases extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Beachfront Homes, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Downtown Dwellings, Homes with a History, Outdoor Escapes and Waterside Homes. All finalists are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®.