The mansion has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and three fireplaces, according to public records. It also boasts of leaded glass windows, a three-car garage and a back yard adjacent to the north course of the Detroit Golf Club.
Franklin bought the property in 1993 for an undisclosed price. In 2008, she almost lost the home to tax collectors.
Franklin said at the time an attorney’s mistake allowed the property to slip into foreclosure due to $19,192 in unpaid property taxes. She paid the back taxes and recovered the property, public records show.