On the Market: A Schoolhouse-Turned-Townhouse Near Newburyport
No matter how you felt about school, you'll love coming home to this renovated condo with an academic backstory.
33 High Road #2, Newbury
Size: 1,895 square feet
Class may be over for most local students, but live in this home and you’ll never leave school. No, it’s not some kind of high school house of horrors, but in fact a wonderfully renovated schoolhouse. Last filled with teachers and students in the 1990s, its four classrooms have since been converted into three individual condos.
Step inside this three-bedroom unit, and you’ll hardly recognize it as the repurposed building it is. Though the entry hall and some exposed beams remain untouched, the earth-toned updates are all modern. Oak floors run through the home, complemented by a gas fireplace with a tiled backsplash.
The kitchen sports quartz counters, a butcher block island, and all-new appliances, including a wine fridge, while the bathrooms’ heated floors ensure you’ll never suffer from cold feet again.
Best of all, it’s a 10-minute walk to the edge of Newburyport for an afternoon of sightseeing, and a 10-minute drive over to Plum Island for a day of biking through the sea breeze.
The only potential downside? This is not the home for haters of the color yellow. Due to deed restrictions, the historical home must maintain its sunny facade, clad with a sign that honors its past: “Woodbridge School.”
For information, contact Dolores Person, William Raveis Real Estate, raveis.com
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