Colonial House Apartments

Colonial House apartments are located on the corner of Bidwell and West Main Street in downtown Franklin, NC. This location is ideal because it’s within walking distance to Ingles, shopping and restaurants. It is a safe and established neighborhood with Colonial House itself being a historic building. It has free Wi-Fi and a free trash pickup as well. As an added convenience for all the tenants, there is a coin operated washer and dryer located in a well lit basement. All of the 2 bedroom apartments have their own central heat and air systems. The basement apartments have been recently renovated and are perfect for singles or for couples who are just starting out on their own. Please note that it is a pet and smoke free building.
Questions? Here are answers to frequently asked questions.

With brick exterior and new windows the outside looks as good as the inside. We maintain the grounds on a weekly basis

There is a separate dining area for your family dinners and plenty of windows to allow natural light and fresh air into the units.

The kitchens are all original with workable storage and counter space.

The 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartments have original hardwood floors and built in cabinets which add to the charm.

The layout of the apartment is convenient and furniture is optional. We can quickly furnish rooms if need be for a minimal charge. (Furniture shown for example, accessories are not provided)

The living room is spacious and the bedrooms have 2 closets in each room as well as a linen closet in the hallway

The coin operated washer and dryer is located in a well-lit basement. The mail boxes are centrally located in the foyer of the building.

The one bedroom apartment is perfect for a single person or couple.
The bedroom is roomy with the bathroom conveniently located.
The studio apartment has ample room for one person
The combination kitchen/dining room contains plenty of cabinets and counter space.
The freshly painted studio is the perfect place to call home.

Frequently asked questions about Colonial House Apartments

Where is the Colonial House located?
It is conveniently located at the corner of Bidwell and West Main Street. If you head up town on the one way road, stay on Main Street as if you were heading towards Old Murphy Road. It is a 2 story, red brick building on the right hand side of the road.

Is a deposit required?
Yes, the deposit is the same as the monthly rent amount.

What is included in the rent?
Household trash removal and Wi-Fi are standard amenities.

Are the units furnished?
The studio and one bedroom basement units are furnished with everything but linens and a TV.

Are pets allowed?
We currently are not allowing pets.

How large are the apartments and what are the room sizes?
The 2 bedroom apartments are approximately 800 square feet. Each bedroom is 10x12, the living room is 16x11 and the kitchen and dining room have ample storage.

The one bedroom basement apartment is approximately 375 square feet. The kitchen/living room area is 16x12 and the bedroom is 12x12 with a 4x12 bathroom.

The basement studio apartment is approximately 375 square feet with the living/sleeping area being 13x13, the kitchen/dining combo being 12x11 and the bathroom is 4x10.

Can I hear my neighbors next door?
What is great about these units is that the only shared wall is a small area in the kitchen. The main stairwell separates the main living areas.

Who is allowed to stay in the apartments?
Those who have been approved through our application process are allowed to live there. Our goal is to keep a safe and peaceful living environment for all of our tenants; therefore we screen each tenant thoroughly.

Can I receive my mail there?
Yes, each unit has its own mailbox located in the central foyer of the building.

It says that the building is smoke free, why is that?
Due to the fact that there are so many people with allergies as well as the cost of cleaning and repainting an apartment once a smoker has moved, we have decided to not allow smoking in the building. You may smoke outside as long as you properly dispose of your cigarettes as well as any related trash.

Is there ample parking?
There is enough room in the back of the building for parking.