True New York style loft in Downtown Houston's Historic District. All the elements a loft enthusiast is looking for: huge open LR/DR/Kitchen, open bedrooms, exposed brick walls, exposed ductwork, and solid oak hardwoods throughout. Unique location in building allows no common walls with a neighbor, and windows on 3 sides.
Franklin Lofts sits majestically at the corner of Main and Franklin Streets in Downtown's Historic District. Built in early 1900's as The First National Bank, it is a City Historic Registered Building. Secured access, attached parking garage, onsite Building Manager, and rooftop deck are amenities offered!
This sprawling loft is sure to impress. Looking through Living, Kitchen, Dining into open Secondary Bedroom where red wall art is. Entry Hall to left where brick starts. Exposed brick hallway to far left leads to Master Suite. Fresh Paint throughout.
Kitchen with island and commercial style stainless steel countertops adds to industrial loft feel. For times you do not want to cook, you are steps away to numerous restaurants and food halls. Living Room windows look over Main Street.
Living Room features wall of built-in bookcases on both sides of room. This huge open space allows for you to arrange furniture and create vignettes that fit your particular lifestyle. There are no design rules when it comes to open loft living!
Unit 3K Entry Hall from building hallway. It's a rare treat to have a real Entry in a Downtown loft! Guests will be immediately impressed with the original exposed brick. Original cypress wood framed windows fill the Entry with light! Solid oak hardwood floors throughout the unit.
The Living Area is massive at approx 25x21 (Buyer to verify) and could easily be both Living & Dining if that fits your lifestyle better! Track lighting above. Three large original cypress wood framed windows overlook Main St.
View from Living Room windows to the South down Main Street. Several historical buildings in the foreground with modern skyscrapers behind. If you look closely on left side of street about a block down you can see the MetroRail train at the station, conveniently connecting you to numerous areas of the city.
View from Living Area windows to North along Main Street. Cross street seen is Franklin Street. Buffalo Bayou Park is one block down the street!
As you enter the loft from Entry Hallway you face the wonderful Kitchen. Implied Dining area to left of Kitchen and open Secondary Bedroom area is on other side of Dining. A wall could easily be built to separate the Secondary Bedroom if desired. To far left you can see open area into Master Bedroom at end of Hallway. Doors could easily be installed at end of Hallway to make Master fully private if desired.
Kitchen offers green aniline stained cabinetry allowing the beautiful woodgrain to show through. Upper cabinetry has lighted glass shelves and doors. Large island with gas cooktop. Gas included in HOA fee. Countertops are commercial style stainless steel, which is very appropriate for loft style!
Kitchen island's breakfast bar has room for several barstools allowing guests to hang out in the Kitchen! Pantry is door to left. All appliances convey with loft including stainless steel French Door refrigerator!
Glass mosaic backsplash and undercabinet lighting are a few of the wonderful Kitchen's details. Double bowl stainless steel sink with restaurant style plumbing fixture complete the look and are very functional! Montly HOA fee includes water, sewer, trash, gas, building maintenance & insurance, secured access system, rooftop deck, and onsite property manager.
Looking through Dining Area into open Secondary Bedroom space. If desired the Secondary Bedroom could easily be expanded and/or completely separated. See Listing Agent for ideas on what other owners of this floor plan have done. Hallway on left. Doors on right side of Hallway are: A/C mechanical closet, laundry area, and Secondary Full bath.
A closer view of the open Secondary Bedroom, which currently is approximately 13x10 (Buyer to verify). A closet can easily be added and this room expanded and/or separated if desired. See Listing Agent for ideas.
Secondary Full Bath is located along unit's Hallway. It features pedestal sink, custom lighting, tub/shower combination, and a clean all white color palette.
Master Bedroom is approximately 18x15 (Buyer to verify) and has two walls of original exposed brick. Solid oak hardwood floors continue into this space. Spacious walk-in closet is door to far right, Master Bath is door to left. Ceiling fan above.
Exposed brick is a signature element of a true loft, and adds warmth and texture to the room! Three large windows bring light into the room. The Master Bedroom is separate except for opening at end of unit Hallway. Doors could easily be installed to make this room completely separate if desired.
Master Bathroom features oversized walk-in shower with frameless glass enclosure and bench. Vanity offers abundant storage. Custom lighting above vanity.
The toilet area of Masther Bathroom is partially separated behind wall. Original metal frame window brings natural light into the bath's all white color palette. Open door into Master Bedroom can be seen in mirror.
Spacious Master Bedroom's walk-in closet offers great storage. A closet system could be installed to create limitless possibilities for storage. Hardwoods even continue into the closet!
Laundry closet of Franklin Loft's #3K is in units Hallway. Full size Electrolux washer and dryer convey with the property! Storage shelf above to store all of your laundry products!
Main Street entrance to lobby of Franklin Lofts is impressive. Secured entry requires resident card access, and elevators require card access as an additional layer of security. Unit 3K comes with two assigned garage parking spaces in attached secured access garage. Bicycle storage in in building basement!
Franklin Lofts common area Rooftop Deck is a great place to relax, and to meet your neighbors. Imagine your morning coffee or evening glass of wine on the deck. Stunning skyline views, and you can see right into Minute Maid Park. Go Astros!
The Rooftop Deck is entered through original elevator equipment room. HOA has made this room into a mini gallery, and is sure to delight your guests as you bring them through this area to the rooftop!
Living in Downtown's Historic District is like owning a piece of our City's heritage, and is literally steps away from where our City was discovered. Numerous restaurants, bars, and outdoor patios fill the area. Historic buildings in foreground mix with modern highrises in background, creating a charming and eclectic neighborhood.
Market Square Park is the center of Activity for Downtown's Historic District. It is 2 blocks from Franklin Lofts. The park contains Niko-Niko's restaurant and patio, beautiful landscaping, B-Cycle rentals, fountains, benches, dog parks, green lawn space, and gorgeous historic oak trees!
Market Square Park is programmed year round by Downtown Management District. Events include Movie Nights, Live music concerts, Blanket Bingo, Markets/Festivals, Exercise Activities, Pet Activities, and more! Just 2 blocks from Franklin Lofts.
Treebeard's a true Houston institution for Cajun lunches faces Market Square Park, along with numerous other restaurants, bars, and a large CVS! Theater District is 2 blocks away, and all Downtown attractions are walkable from Franklin Lofts!
Hearsay is one of Historic District's many restaurants, and great for Sunday Brunch. You are also near Discovery Green Park, Buffalo Bayou Hike and Bike Trails, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and ALL Downtown attractions.
True New York style loft in Downtown’s Historic District. All the elements that a loft enthusiast is looking for: Oversized open Living/Dining/Kitchen, Open Bedrooms, exposed brick walls, exposed ductwork and overhead pipes, and solid oak hardwoods throughout. Large Master Suite with great walk-in closet and Master Bath with oversized walk-in shower. Kitchen features glass front cabinets, island, commercial stainless steel countertops, pantry, gas cooking & more. Great floor plan offers flexibility in furniture arrangement to fit your lifestyle! Unit's unique location in building offers no common walls with any neighbors and windows on 3 sides! Fresh interior paint throughout! 2 assigned garage spaces! Electrolux washer and dryer included. Building offers rooftop deck, secured access, & onsite manager. Located in Downtown’s Historic District near Market Sq. Park, Theater District, food halls, restaurants, bars, sporting and entertainment venues. On MetroRail!
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