A Classic One-Room Schoolhouse For Sale In New York

This classic one-room schoolhouse from the 1800s was lovingly restored and converted into a boutique inn in Lumberland, New York. Now it’s on the market for $649,000, so let’s take a look!

Hillside Schoolhouse in Lumberland, New York

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The listing says:

Combining historic charm with contemporary flair this extremely cool, eclectic home landmarked as Hillside Schoolhouse, was built in 1893, served as a one-room schoolhouse until 1949, then was transformed into a Gospel Chapel for the next 50 years. Now, lovingly restored, it is a stunning, unique residence.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

“Currently operating as a boutique inn, it is offered completely furnished with distinctive handcrafted pieces custom made for the home and many restored vintage and salvaged items.”

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

It was built in 1893.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The house has the original stately double doors from the 1800s.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

You’ll also find the original hardwood floors, slate chalkboards, and a bell tower with a cast iron bell.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The ceilings are 16 feet high on the first floor.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The double custom sofas are 15′ long.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The inn’s proprietor is Bronson Bigelow, “a woodworker and craftsman who designs bespoke pieces and reimagines and restores salvaged and vintage finds.”

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

According to the inn’s website:

After 10 years of practicing law, Bronson, with his wife and two English Bulldogs, traded life in New York City for a simpler life in the country. After a year of restoration and renovation, Bronson opened the doors to Hillside Schoolhouse in the summer of 2013. The Schoolhouse also serves as a showroom for his work, including a 13-foot custom dining table, up-cycled antique iceboxes, and handcrafted coffee and accent tables.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The schoolhouse has 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 2,500 square feet.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

“The Belfry is a spacious guest suite situated beneath the Schoolhouse bell tower, which has been restored and enclosed in glass, affording guests an exclusive view of the original cast iron school bell.”

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The second story rooms were finished in 2013.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

The schoolhouse sits on a one-acre property about 90 miles from NYC.

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

I can almost picture Laura Ingalls running up to the school with her braids flying, can’t you? ????

Converted Schoolhouse For Sale New York

Want it? They’re asking $649,000. For more information, check the Estately listing and Hillside Schoolhouse Inn.

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