57 Franklin Street, Bristol, RI 02809

$849,000
3
BD
3
BA
3,826
SqFt
List Price
$849,000
MLS#
RIS-1295704
Status
PENDING
Type
Single Family Residential
City
Bristol
County
Bristol
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Living Area
3,826
Year Built
1848

Property Description

Franklin Street Gem - Truly one of a kind home in Downtown Bristol, 1848 Greek Revival School house, then American Legion Hall, is riddled with Bristolian History. It under went a glorious conversion in 1998, designed to be reminiscent of a NYC loft w/ wide open spaces, whimsical & utilitarian by design, while preserving natural history. Featured 3x on the Bristol Historic Society Tour, noting it was made from “granite gathered from the waterfront docks along Thames Street & named after one of the original proprietors, Nathanial Oliver. The 1st floor, originally 2 classrooms, was opened to a Great Room w/ high ceilings”. A small, well appointed kitchen & deck were added. “Original doors, woodwork, light fixtures, Star of David window & tin ceilings were restored.” A custom, 2 story stairway was added along with 2 bedrooms & full bath. The lower level, once the entertainment area for the Legionaries, was converted to an office suite w/ bathroom, bedroom & laundry room. The residence sits on an 1/4+ acre lot, once the former school yard, now offers a park like setting w/ beautiful plantings, vegetable garden, stonewalls, patio, & tree ouse. The front gardens & private hedges make the front porch one of the most enjoyed areas used by the current owner. Located just off Hope Street near locally owned restaurants & shops, one block from Independence Park, boat launch, beach & the start of the East Bay Bike Path, running through Colt State Park to E. Prov. Not in Historic District.

Additional Information

Cooling
None
Sewer
Public Sewer
Parking Features
No Garage
Taxes
$7,357
Community Features
Golf, Highway Access, Marina, Near Hospital, Near Schools, Public Transportation, Recreation Area, Shopping, Sidewalks

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