Look: Authentic One-Room Schoolhouse Transformed Into a Beautiful Home
More than a century ago, it was where children of all grade levels learned reading, writing, and 'rithmetic. Today, this old one-room schoolhouse is a delightful little home.
Looks Can be Deceiving
In your mind's eye (and quite possibly because of what you've seen on TV), a one-room school building is a tiny little shack, right? (Was anyone else a fan of 'Little House on the Prairie' back in the day?)
But you'll soon change your mind as you scroll through the picture gallery below and see a spacious, single-family home that boasts nearly 1,500 square feet.
A Rich History
According to the listing, this charming schoolhouse in Riley Township was the area's first one-room school building, built around 1900. It was originally known as Simmons School House, and much of the school's architectural charm and character was preserved as it was converted into a home.
As you'll notice in the pics, there's a wood-burning stove and a seating area that looks like it could have been part of the building's original design.
Fast Forward to This Century
To Complement the charm of the building's history, the inside has been renovated to offer all the modern-day comforts of home. The open floor plan on the first floor offers spacious living quarters featuring tongue-and-groove floors and ceilings and eight-foot windows.
Upstairs you'll find a beautiful bathroom and a large bedroom that can easily be utilized as two bedrooms.
OK, I'm not really a fan of the blue kitchen cupboards, but I suppose they add to the charm of this little abode, right?