Work from Home from Here
A lot can change in a year. In fact, Day to day life has changed exponentially since January 2020, both in our public and our private lives. But Nowhere are these changes more impactful than in our work lives. "Work from home" is becoming a common phrase in many industries that previously shunned this notion. Beginning with the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that many businesses intend to make working from home a permanent job perk. These opportunities are only going to increase as broadband and fiberoptic internet development expands, making it possible to work from anywhere that provides access to high quality internet service.
Thanks to the Work from Home Movement, cities are no longer the only place to find high-paying, high-demand jobs. These jobs now move with you, giving you the flexibility to find success at work, and in life. Wanna tend your garden at 10 am? Go for a mid afternoon bike ride to clear your head? Renovate your dream home in between Zoom calls? Work from Home gives you the ability to achieve these goals. Franklin, PA gives you all the tools you need to live this vibrant remote work life.
Located at the confluence of the French Creek and the Allegheny River, Franklin is abundant with history, community, and recreation. The beautiful, walkable downtown streets offer a variety of locally owned, independent boutiques and restaurants. Its large public parks are home to eight annual festivals - from Applefest to Franklin on Ice, there's always something happening. The Rails to Trails Project, connecting Erie to Pittsburgh, offers 150 miles of paved bike trails to explore in summer, or winter. Two Mile Run County Park contains over 2,500 acres of natural woodlands to explore, complete with hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails, and a 144 acre public lake. For families, Franklin offers so many intangible amenities - fresh air, fresh water, room to run, and room to grow, to name a few.
Across the United States, the cost of living has been increasing at a staggering rate, and home prices have shot through the roof in many metropolitan areas. The real estate markets in Franklin have not experienced such steep increases. Homes here cost a fraction of what a similar property would cost around a major city. The cost of living is lower, too. The same is true for commercial and industrial space, making Franklin a fantastic place to start a business and raise a family. All within a day's drive of numerous inter-state metropolitan areas, which means it's easy to take a trip to your favorite city.
So what does a lower cost of living and a more accessible housing market look like? Here a few residential and commercial listings available in Franklin right now, for under $250,000.00. Plan your visit today. When you get here, you'll see how good life can be.
1327 Elk Street
Located less than two blocks from the heart of downtown Victorian Franklin, this charming property offers many amenities not found in the city. Once the home of Amazing Foods, a local cafe and catering company, 1327 Elk has the potential to fill business and residential needs. An open floor plan on the main level flows from the large kitchen into the living and dining rooms. Three large bedrooms provide plenty of space for kids, or a home office. With a full bathroom, a three quarter bathroom, and an oversize two car attached garage, the only thing missing is you.
852 Liberty Street
This beautiful Victorian Era home is located a stone throw from Riverfront Park, the home of Franklin's annual Rock in River festival - a tour stop on the international rock skipping league. A beautifully reappointed exterior offers a quaint front porch and a fantastic rear three season sitting room. Three bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, and a variety of living spaces are waiting for your personal touch. Not to mention easy access to over 150 miles of paved bike trail starting at Riverfront Park. Be like the river otters, and find your oyster in Franklin.
418 16th Street
If you need something a little larger, look no further than this lovely Dutch Colonial in Miller Park. Identified on the National Register of Historic Places, Miller Park abounds with history and beauty, not to mention spectacular views of Franklin. All within a ten minute walk of the downtown central business district. This property boasts four bedrooms, a large kitchen, an office, and a full, finished, walkup attic including a dark room. Now is the perfect time to hone your photography hobby. And with these views, you'll have plenty of pictures to develop.
410 16th Street
If the process is just as important as the finished product, this quarter acre downtown lot is just the thing for you. Design and build your dream home in picturesque Victorian Franklin. Imagine the possibilities for the turn of the century foundation stones still on site.