school converted into home

Rezoned and Repurposed: Wisconsin school house

image from: www.trulia.com

image from: www.trulia.com

This nifty little red school-house was built in 1907. It was converted into a comfy 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home and is currently for sale.

image from: www.trulia.com

image from: www.trulia.com

It is located in Door County Wisconsin which is north of Green Bay near the small village of Egg Harbor.

Listed at $239,900, this former school-house has over 2,000 square feet of living space and several out-buildings.

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Rezoned and Repurposed: Nova Scotia school house

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

This idyllic little school house was originally located on Peggy’s Cove Road in Moose Brook, Nova Scotia. It is now a cozy getaway home with just enough room for the creative couple who gave it new life.

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

In the 1960’s the historic school building was moved to another nearby location and was used as a general store for the next three decades.

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

The store eventually closed and the empty building was given to its current owner for free with the minor caveat that it had to be moved (again).

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

image from: http://tcape.webs.com/

New owners David Lacey and Heather Stephens had recently acquired a beautiful 55 acre parcel of land in Tenecape, Hants County, Nova Scotia and were determined to haul the school house over to their property and convert it into an off-grid, eco-friendly living space.

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Rezoned and repurposed: converted 1926 highschool for sale

You’ve seen those little old one or two-room school houses converted and rehabbed into cozy homes.

But how about an entire highschool to live in! Complete with your own gymnasium!!!

This place is awesome!

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Located in Neponset, Illinois, this building measures in at 13,000 [that’s 13 THOUSAND] square feet situated on over 2 acres of land and is FOR SALE for the phenomenal price of $155,000!

The property taxes in 2010 were all of $240! (what!?!?!)

Now there’s not much that could get me to move from Colorado, but this may be the place!

My kids would go crazy over the gym:

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