Home of late music icon Aretha Franklin listed for sale

FILE- In this July 27, 2010 photo, Aretha Franklin performs at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. Franklin's 4,148-square-foot brick Colonial-style house in Bloomfield Township, Mich., is listed for $800,000. It offers five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and access to the gated community's pool and tennis courts. Franklin was 76 and living in downtown Detroit when she died in August from advanced pancreatic cancer. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The suburban Detroit home of the late “Queen of Soul” is for sale.

Aretha Franklin’s 4,148-square-foot (385-square-meter) brick Colonial-style house in Bloomfield Township is listed for $800,000 . It offers five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and access to the gated community’s pool and tennis courts.

There also is a three-car garage, jetted tub with sauna and multiple decks.

Franklin was 76 and living in a riverfront apartment in downtown Detroit when she died in August from advanced pancreatic cancer. Her songs “Think” and “Respect” are R&B classics.

Franklin died without a will . Her tangible assets include several pieces of property in the Detroit area that according to tax assessors’ estimates are worth at least $2 million, with a market value that could easily be twice that.

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