With an estate rich in history, dating back to the 18th century, The Franklin House, established in 1908, has served the last century both as a place of residence and business. Spectacular renovations completed over the last decade allow guests who enter Franklin House the opportunity to experience its present-day sophistication with the authenticity of a historical backdrop - the harmony of which is breathtaking.
Owner-operated couple, Jenny & Sean Finter, born into and who have spent a lifetime working in hospitality with some the the world's top operators, have spent the last decade making Annapolis, Maryland home for their family of six. Having lived abroad for the first half of their careers, they are globally established leaders in the hospitality industry. With their sites originally set on 59 Franklin Street to serve as the headquarters for their business of 20 years, Barmetrix, founded in Sydney, Australia, they took ownership of this historic colonial masterpiece in 2015.
It took only a short time to realize that this bountiful and beautiful space had to be shared. Few properties in Annapolis offer the unique opportunity to enjoy a space that offers the intimate charm of this multi-purpose historic house. Combining their industry knowledge and vision for their family and future, whilst continuing to provide excellence and flawless execution to the overall guest experience, the Finters have added their brush stroke to the canvas which is Franklin House, making it one of the newest and unique private function spaces to open its doors in Annapolis.
Situated in the heart of downtown of Maryland’s State Capital, The Franklin House perches itself upon a small hilltop within walking distance to not only Maryland’s legislative and government office buildings, but to three nearby churches; rich in charm and history. Thereby making it a sought after venue for either - but not limited to - a corporate rendezvous with its large boardroom and an abundance of space for breakout sessions.
Franklin House is thoughtfully designed to tailor its space to your needs. Create a variety of experiences in one event using multiple rooms and/or levels. Step into the shoes of an Annapolitan and retreat for a few days. Turn back the clock and feel the warmth and creature comforts of this home with urban amenities at your very own doorstep.