229 Front Street

229 Front Street

New Bern, NC 28560

Price: $950,000

Beds: 3

Baths: 3

Sq.Ft.: 4,104

Garage: 2 Car

Stories: 3rd Floor Unit

Status: Active

Neighborhood: New Bern Downtown Historic

MLS#: 100259890

Description

Welcome to the Francoeur home,a one-of-a-kind SOHO LOFT residence with large porches and decks that make you feel on top of the world with Neuse river views from every angle of the home and from each floor. Entering the impressive foyer with it's bright and bold colors you will be transformed by the architectural design of the open staircase that spans two floors with a wall of windows. Through beautiful leaded glass doors off the foyer you will easily access the workshops and 2 car garage. The garage and workshops are separated by a fire door for that extra security. The staircase leads to the second floor artist studio and workroom. Also, an elevator and electronic camera/intercom access are conveniences that add to the luxury of the space. The windows and doors left uncovered are an art form with the placement enhancing the open space, You will love all the natural light and of course the views even on a grey day. The 2nd floor has 1 room that could serve as a bedroom and 1 an office. A private staircase takes you to the 3rd floor living area with an impressive center room fireplace and colorful designs. 2 beds with baths. This home is in a prime location for either residential and/or commercial use. Currently an artist studio with ample workshop and workroom space. Easily converted for any intended use. Not one detail was overlooked during construction as evidenced by the German engineered WERU windows and doors throughout the home. The porches on floors 2 and 3 are Admiral Space-Maker and were added in 2020. This home is a canvas with it's large open spaces, white walls and minimal design. Use your imagination to make this your unique space. A prominent corner in the downtown New Bern Historic District affording a person interested in a live/work configuration an area with a steady flow of foot traffic. Located a block to the central downtown area with restaurants, shops and the marina. This unique home will not disappoint. See VIRTUAL TOUR

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