See inside this unique home for sale in a former Victorian schoolhouse

Brick and flint former Victorian schoolhouse now converted into four homes in Rickinghall near Diss

A three-bedroom home in a converted Victorian schoolhouse has come up for sale in Rickinghall near Diss - Credit: Bedfords

A three-bedroom home in part of a former school building has come up for sale at a guide price of £375,000.

The property in Rickinghall, near Diss, was built in the Victorian era and is Grade II listed. 

It was converted into four houses in the early 2000s and still retains a number of gorgeous period features, including large proportioned rooms and original windows.

Accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a good-sized entrance porch and a lovely double-height reception hall, which features an oak staircase rising to the first floor, as well as a cloakroom with a utility space and plumbing for a washing machine.

Living area in a converted schoolhouse for sale in Rickinghall near Diss for £375,000

The main living area - Credit: Bedfords

Large brick hearth with woodburner in the living room of a converted school house for sale in Rickinghall

The living and dining area which is separated by a step - Credit: Bedfords

The fitted kitchen area of a 3-bed house in a converted Victorian school for sale in Rickinghall near Diss

The kitchen - Credit: Bedfords

The living area is open-plan and faces south-east, offering attractive views over the courtyard through the pretty arched windows. 

Despite being open-plan, the space has been cleverly divided. The sitting area has a large fireplace with a wood-burning stove and the dining area and kitchen is accessed by a step.

The kitchen itself is well-fitted and includes a modern range of base and wall units, as well as a range cooker and plumbing for a dishwasher.

Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling in a 3-bed home converted out of a former school for sale in Rickinghall near Diss

The master bedroom has its own en suite shower room - Credit: Bedfords

Reception hall with oak staircase in a 3-bed home converted out of a Victorian school building in Rickinghall, near Diss

The reception hall with an oak staircase leading up - Credit: Bedfords

Courtyard garden with shingle and patio at the rear of a 3-bed home for sale in Rickinghall near Diss

The courtyard garden - Credit: Bedfords

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Upstairs, the property's three bedrooms are accessed off a good-sized landing. The master bedroom is fitted with a range of useful storage cupboards and has an en suite shower room, while the family bathroom serves the two remaining bedrooms.

The property enjoys a private flint-walled garden area, as well as a central paved patio and a single cart lodge, opposite the property, provides a useful storage area.

For more information, contact Bedfords.

Rickinghall, Diss
Guide price: £375,000
Bedfords, 01284 769999