300 Washington Street, Frankfort, Kentucky
300 Washington Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 - Situated in the Corner-in-Celebrities Historic District, the Swigert-Taylor-Bradley house is an elegant structure with Greek Revival influences of its major construction. The original Federal style house, dating ca. 1815 & facing Main Street, consisted of 4 rooms, 2 on the 1st floor & 2 on the 2nd. Between 1843 & 1845, Mr. Swigert added a major portion of house in Greek Revival style, reorienting the main entrance onto Washington Street & giving rise to the nickname house within a house''. In 1970 2 sisters occupied it & undertook a major restoration. It was listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1971. The house known as Queen of the Corner'' for its elegance & prominence underwent additional restoration by present owner. It offers 10 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, formal dining room, kitchen (appliances not warranted), 8 fireplaces most with original mantels, loads of intricate woodwork & wainscoting, several original light fixtures which were converted from gas to electric.
Listing Courtesy of Rector Hayden, Realtors