c. 1900 – Franklin, VA

Added to OHD on 10/30/18   -   Last OHD Update: 4/20/19   -   8 Comments
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800 W 2nd Ave, Franklin, VA 23851

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  • $190,000
  • Foreclosure
  • 7 Bed
  • 6 full, 3 half Bath
  • 8313 Sq Ft
  • 1.38 Ac.
Multi-room residence, was once a Bed and Breakfast; now is your chance to own a piece of Franklin history. 7 bedrooms most with their own fireplace, a primary kitchen and a butler's kitchen for added elegance. A spacious sitting room where guests once congregated and a Master Suite. Restoring this property would bring back a piece of Franklin's heritage.
Contact Information
Dan White, James River Real Estate
(757) 238-8845
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8 Comments on c. 1900 – Franklin, VA

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  1. MW says: 857 comments

    That is a big house. Looks like a lot of nice potential in the right, capable hands.

  2. JimHJimH says: 4990 comments
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    Communal living, anyone? Big enough for a minor cult of some sort – retired old house nuts maybe. Needs some cosmetic attention but it’s basically intact, and the updates aren’t horrendous. I can see a dozen chairs on that porch at least!

    The old B&B:

  3. Jennifer says: 51 comments

    I am constantly seeing an artist’s retreat center in these monumental houses!! I have dreamed of creating one for years! So much light and space to just be and create music, art, books and joy!!! Oh to find a like minded soul to embark on such an adventure!

  4. Cynthia says: 1 comments

    Went to see this house this past weekend. Unfortunately the prior owner spent spent a ton of money ruining the historic value of the house and made it worthless. The slate roof is in sad shape. It will take someone a small fortune to make it valuable once again


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