This is my foray into the world of suburban house hunting and my endless battle with normalcy and sameness.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
709 Franklin St Ogdensburg, NY 13669
709 Franklin St Ogdensburg, NY 13669 $145,000 8 Beds 3 Full , 1 half 5,040 Sqft
Historic 1860s greystone home in the port city of Ogdensburg, located along the St. Lawrence River between New York state’s 1000 Island Region and the Seaway Valley, in the foothills to the Adirondack Mountains. Former Catholic rectory and home to the Grey Nuns of Ogdensburg.
Three story empire-style Victorian located on large corner lot. Home features vaulted ceilings on all levels. Coffered ceilings in living and dining rooms. 6 bedrooms, main staircase, rear stairwell from kitchen to servants' quarters. Two car detached garage.
Currently single family residence. Zoned MDR for light commercial service/retail use with parking in front on Franklin Street and paved parking lot in rear.
Boiler system with baseboard registers on first and second floors and unique marble top cylindrical radiator. No heat on third level. This home needs interior cosmetic work, kitchen and bathroom updating, exterior masonry/pointing maintenance. New (2013) 30 year architectural shingle roof, New (2014) 50 gallon hot water heater. First and second story windows have been updated.
Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, post office, bank, public library/Library Park village green, Maple City Oswegatchie River Trail, Frederic Remington Art Museum, Dobisky Community Center Pool and Marina.
4 miles to the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge. One hour to Canada’s capital city of Ottawa, Ontario. Dock your boat 6 blocks from home and sail the St. Lawrence River to the Great Lakes and Atlantic Ocean.
Unique opportunity with great potential at a bargain price. Contact Bob McLaughlin at LaValley Real Estate, 315-268-0800.
Address link to listing mls#32339 and photos: http://www.lavalleyrealestate.com/st-lawrence-property http://www.lavalleyrealestate.com/site/propertypageloader/dataSheet/829