The Prestwould, a landmark building overlooking Monroe Park, and Altria Theater and The Cathedral, was designed in the 1920s by noted English architect Alfred Bossom as the first NYC-style highrise in Richmond. This gorgeous top-floor condo is light-filled and has 10' ceilings, impressive millwork, and original hardwood floors throughout. At 1,837 sq ft, it is the petite penthouse of the building with magnificent views from every window. The entry foyer is noted as a 'gallery hall' on original plans with picture moulding and space for your art collection. Formal rooms are light-filled and flexible with great flow from living room, dining area, family room, morning room and chef's kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel applicances. There are two spacious bedrooms and a charming original classic grey and white tile bath with a soaking tub, and an additional half bath. Today, this sophisticated condo offers the highest level of services available including gated parking, on-site management, security, maintenance, elevators, paid water & gas, heat, door service for mail & packages, and trash collection. Gather in the communal courtyard or step out to all the city offers!
Architectural Style: High Rise
Year Built: 1927
Living Area: 1,837 SqFt
Office Name: Joyner Fine Properties
Appliances: Oven, Cooktop, Double Oven, Dryer, Dishwasher, Gas Range, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Wine Cooler, Water Purifier, Washer
Flooring Type: Ceramic Tile, Wood
Interior: Bookcases, Built-in Features, Bedroom on Main Level, Breakfast Area, Ceiling Fan(s), Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Recessed Lighting
Fireplace: Gas, Masonry
Bedroom and Bathroom Information:
Partial Bathrooms: 1
Full Bathrooms: 1
Total Bedroom Count: 2
Private Pool: No
Lot Size: 0.82 Acres
Heating: Natural Gas, Radiant
Cooling: Central Air
Assigned Schools Information:
Open High School, Public District Grades 9-12
Richmond Community High School, Public District Grades 9-12
Thomas Jefferson High School, Public District Grades 9-12
Binford Middle School, Public District Grades 6-8
William Fox Elementary School, Public District Grades PK-5
Directions: Across from Monroe Park. Take Franklin East to Pine Street. Park on Pine or Franklin.
Listing Price Info
List Price: $525,000
Price Per SqFt: $286/SqFt
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The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $13,019. Most Richmond, VA residents have annual incomes less than $35k. The majority of families are single, no kids. Typical level of education for residents in this area is doctorate.
In VCU, about 60% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This area is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 90% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 10% are occupied by owners. This neighborhood experienced its main construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.
What is it like to live in VCU, Richmond?
VCU is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding bustling areas is easy in this part of the city. Although the nightlife is limited, there are usually a large number of people around. Access to public green spaces is easy in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover.
Is it easy to get around VCU, Richmond without a car?
Property owners in VCU will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, those who are fond of eating out won't have to go far in VCU, where over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops can be found. When it comes to education, home owners will find that no matter where their house is situated in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
Transportation in VCU, Richmond.
This part of Richmond will attract physically active house buyers because it is very conducive to walking; meeting daily needs is very convenient, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Cars are also a good transportation option in VCU. Nearby highways are very easy to reach from any home in this part of the city.
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Frequently Asked Questions About 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B
What is the listing price of this property?
The listing price of 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B property is $525,000.
What type of property is this?
The property 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B is a condo located in Richmond, Virginia, 23220.
Is this property for sale now?
Sale Pending: 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B is Sale Pending (Pending), which means that the seller has accepted an offer but the sale is not finalized.
What are the assigned schools for this property?
The assigned schools for 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B are: William Fox Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10Binford Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 3/10Open High School: GreatSchools Rating 10/10Richmond Community High School: GreatSchools Rating 10/10Thomas Jefferson High School: GreatSchools Rating 3/10
How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?
The property at 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B has 2 bedrooms and 1 full and 1 half bathrooms.
What is the square footage of this property?
The property 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B is 1,837 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).
Which year was this property built?
The year of construction for 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B is 1927.
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This home is located at 612 W Franklin St Unit U12B in Richmond, VA and zip code 23220 in the VCU neighborhood. This 1,837 square foot home, which was built in 1927, sits on a 0.82 acre lot. Features: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since November 17, 2022 and is currently priced at $525,000.
While more than 81 listings in Richmond, VA in January 2023 were sold above asking price, there were more than 58 listings sold at asking price, and more than 83 were sold below. The number of homes for sale in Richmond, VA decreased by 1.4% between December 2022 and January 2023. In January 2023 median list price was $314,963 and the average listing age was 23 days.
From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.