This beautifully remodeled one hundred year old home will be on vrbo for a limited time. It will be going on the market in March of 2014. This home has stunning wood floors and a beautiful and private English garden. It is a block away from the nation's most beautiful main street boasting fantastic shopping and a newly renovated theater with live acts, plays and movies. Franklin is only a twenty minute drive from Nashville. This home has a large Victorian living room in the front of the home decorated with ceiling to floor drapes framing the large antique windows. In the formal living room are an over stuffed couch and chair and a large leather ottoman with a game set with wood chess pieces. There is a tuned antique piano, red stand up bass, two sitars and a djembe drum or those who are musically inclined. The dining room is on the opposite side of the living room and houses a one of a kind handmade Vietamese table that seats eight and twelve using the triangular leaves. The kitchen is in the center of the house between the dining room and the Asian decorated sitting room. The kitchen has a large marble counter in the center with bar and bar stools on one side. There are Jennair and Bosch appliances, gas stove, a dish washer that cannot be heard, handmade pottery dishes and quality cookware. The sitting room has two large sets of French doors opening with a view of the backyard English garden. It houses a sixty inch flat screen television with full cable and leather couches from which to have comfortable viewing. All the floors in these rooms are made of English handcrafted wood and covered with beautiful Oriental carpets. The downstairs master bedroom is carpeted with Oriental rugs and an antique iron bed with the highest quality memory foam mattress, a sitting area with couch and chairs with a view to the back yard through the large French doors. There are two doors into the large downstairs bathroom, one from the hallway and one from the master bedroom. This stunning bathroom has a glass and white marble shower, a white marble vanity with two sinks, and white marble flooring. The wooden stairway in the hallway leads to the large upstairs bedroom houses a king bed and two singles. The king can be separated into two singles. There is a second full bath with bathtub and shower upstairs. The house is light and airy with large windows and French doors on the back of the house that open to the English Garden and art studio. The home was chosen to be on the Historical House Tour by the Franklin Heritage Foundation in 2010.
Keywords: Remodeled historical home in downtown Franklin
Kate and George spend much of their time in California and are looking forward to sharing their Franklin home with others. Kate has a doctorate in Early Childhood Education and has spent her forty year career teaching in Bangkok, Singapore, Texas and Tennessee. Lately she has enjoyed returning to Bangkok to revisit the school she began there and add to her worldly forty year bead collection. She founded Spring Hollow School in rural Franklin. She is a jewelry artist represented in several galleries. George is a career musician who has accompanied stars with bass guitar and vocals. He started his career with Kenny Loggins in the early seventies and still plays with him and Jimmy Messina today. Other artists he has played with are Mick Fleetwood, John Foggerty, Michael McDonald, Al Jarreau, and has been to Japan twelve times to accompany their biggest star, Yazawa, whose photo hangs on their wall along with Stevie Nicks, Kenny Loggins and other family photos. George was born and raised in Ventura California where they reside when they are not at their Franklin home. Kate grew up in North Carolina where her Dad taught at Davidson College. Four of her younger years were spent in Lahore Pakistan where her Dad taught with the mission board.
We have owned our home since 2007 and since we spend much time in California, decided to share our home with others in stead of keeping it vacant and lonely.
We love that our Tennessee home is a very short walk to downtown to our beautiful main street, we are a one block stroll to Starbucks, Sweet Ceces, and all the other fantastic shops, restarants, and our newly renovated theater. We love sitting on our full length front porch and in our very private back yard English garden complete with fountain and patio fire place. It is a fantastic home for entertaining and hosted our best friend's daughter's wedding in our beautiful English Garden. Kate spends many hours creating jewelry in her back yard studio and hosting bead circles with friends to share my talents and treasures with others. You are invited to have your own bead circle and. Create a bracelet as your gift for staying in their home. Be sure to find out more about Kate on her etsy site, Spring Hollow Studio and about her work at her Ventura California studio on the obscurity arts website. Find out more about the school she founded in Franklin on the Spring Hollow School website.