I scroll through real estate listings just like I scroll through Instagram or Facebook. But wouldn't you know it...I found this old house on Instagram!

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I follow For The Love of Old Houses on Instagram, and boy did they find a gem this time, and right here in mid-Michigan!

Historic School House Turned Home For Sale in St. Johns, Michigan

Welcome to 1637 S Dewitt Rd in St. Johns. She is a gorgeous "historical treasure school house" that has been restored and remodeled and is ready to be lived in. Once I saw this Instagram post, I knew there had to be more pictures, so of course, I made my way over to Zillow, and I was not disappointed.

This home is truly something unique. They were able to restore the original tin ceiling, the Chicago brick walls, and the maple hardwood floors, all of which I'm drooling over.

But what I think I love most about this former school house is the juxtaposition between the exterior and the interior. On the outside, you've got this bright yellow front door against this dazzling white exterior. And when you step foot inside, you're met by this moody, cafe-esque interior. I love the deep greens mixed with the dark black on the counter and cabinets. It all works so well together with how warm the red brick and brown floors are. Also, I don't know if this house is just staged wonderfully, or if it comes with all that furniture, but someone did an amazing job decorating, and I want all of it.

It is only one bedroom and one bathroom, but for a single person or a couple, it's more than enough space. And for $249,200, it could be all yours. Check out the lovely pictures below, and just imagine yourself curled up on the couch with a good book and a hot cup of coffee.

Historical School House in St. Johns Turned into Gorgeous Home For Sale

There is an old, historic school house in St. Johns, Michigan that has been totally transformed into a gorgeous home for sale. There was a lot of hard work put into this house; the ceiling was stripped back to its original tin; the maple hardwood floors restored to their original glory; completely custom-built kitchen cabinets, and more. Check out this completely renovated school turned home for yourself.

Walk Through the Historic Hicks Mansion in St. Johns

Old homes have so much character, and this mansion in St. Johns, Michigan definitely proves it. The Hicks Mansion in St. Johns was built back in the 1870s, and for the last eight years has been owned by one couple. Now, they've sold the mansion to a new couple who intend to bring her back to her former glory and possibly have it added to some Historic Registries. Take a look inside this historic mansion in the gallery below.

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