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$650,000 For Sale

8 Franklin
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

14 beds, 8 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
9,008 sq ft; lot: 0.71 acres - MLS# 163676
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Franklin Manor is a historic Saranac Lake property built in 1896 by D.W. Riddle as the old Wilkshire Manor Cottage. The manor has had many different uses over the years, In addition to being a cure cottage and a private residence it was the Carmelite Monastery from 1952 until 1998, and is now The Franklin Manor Bed and Breakfast. The home features fourteen bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and two half baths. The main floor features a parlor, formal dining room, sitting room and a library. From the well appointed chefs kitchen you can access the owners quarters. The manor also features a widows walk on the roof with views of Baker Mountain, Lake Flower and the High Peaks.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Essex County
  • Zip Code: 12983
  • Year Built: 1896
  • School District: Saranac Lake
  • Sq.Ft.: 9,008 sq ft
  • Style: Victorian
  • Stories: Three Or More
  • Bedrooms: 14
  • Full Baths: 8
  • Half Baths: 2
  • Basement: Finished-Partially, Stone
  • Garage: 2 Car Garage
  • Fireplace: 4 Living Room, Master Bedroom
  • Lot Size: 0.71 acres
  • Baths: 10
  • Appliances: Clothes Washer, Dishwasher, Range/Oven-Gas, Clothes Dryer, Refrigerator
  • Electric: 200 Amps
  • Exterior: Wood Siding, Cedar
  • Exterior Features: Patio, Porch-Covered, Professionally Landscaped, Paved Drive, Porch-Enclosed
  • Heating: Wood Stove, Oil/Hot Water
  • Interior Features/Windows: Cedar Closet(S), Storm Windows, Wood, Walk-In Closet(S)
  • Roof: Asphalt, Metal
  • Town: N Elba
  • Water Heater: Propane, Oil
  • Water/Sewer/Gas: Water Connected, Sewer Connected
Courtesy of Mountain Run Realty, Matthew Szeliga

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