September 21, 2021

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‘School’s Out’ as Albion schoolhouse constructed in 1913 turns into 2-bed room house

ALBION, Ind. (WANE) – An supply for a brick schoolhouse that’s been renovated into a property in Albion has been accepted.

“We’re just hoping it tends to make someone else a great home for years to come,” stated Anita Martin, the recent home owner. “It was created to previous and that’s what I think we to begin with beloved about it, and then just all the character that it has.”

What’s now a 2-bedroom, 1.5 bathtub dwelling was the moment Port Mitchell College. It was initially built in 1913 and functioned as a faculty right until the mid 1930’s, in accordance to Martin.

“Then, a spouse and children purchased the residence and they lived in this article for 60 several years plus,” Martin mentioned. “It had sat empty for 20 several years or so, and just been employed for storage.”

In February, Martin and her partner, Scott, purchased the house and started to renovate it.

“This was our first transform job, and I received to say I assume, you know, we truly hit a excellent one particular simply because it experienced our hearts appropriate from the starting,” Martin reported. “It just had the bones. It was extremely solid, built to last eternally.”

Martin said their intention was to “bring back” what the residence at first was. They did that by exposing the brick, including big windows and conserving the home’s primary wood flooring.

The maple flooring still has indentations from where by the school desks as soon as had been, in accordance to Martin.

The house also options 12-foot superior ceilings, LED lighting throughout, a master bedroom, a 2nd bedroom, a whole bathtub with his and her sinks, another rest room, a laundry utility area, and a entire basement.

The dwelling is located at 1108 W 100 N Road, Albion, IN 46701. It’s was shown for $219,900. The realtor informed WANE 15 Tuesday evening that an give has been accepted. It is unclear what it offered for.