• 100 S Commons #102, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

1900s schoolhouse transformed into a 21st century modern home: Cool Spaces

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    1900s schoolhouse transformed into a 21st century modern home: Cool Spaces

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    This 1900s schoolhouse has been transformed into a 21st-century modern, three-bedroom masterpiece in Susquehanna Township, Pa.

    The original structure has been kept intact, including student graffiti carved into brick walls, while the interior and additions create a thoroughly modern, 2,000-square-foot home on a 1-acre corner lot.

    The kitchen features a giant island, auto-lit drawers, custom cabinetry, two sinks, stainless steel appliances and a glass-tile backsplash. Two bedrooms just off the kitchen feature tray ceilings with multi-color night lights.

    The added living room area sports 12-foot ceilings and the lighted backdrop of the original schoolhouse brick walls. The wood beam mantelpiece was created from a 26-foot beam recovered from the original school during construction. The living room also features a wet bar and a half bath. The lower level could be used as a third bedroom, fitness room or office and has private patio access, and a full bath.

    An oversized 2-car garage with custom 9 x 18 ft garage door includes built-in cabinetry, sink and storage closets.

    The home is listed for $795,000 by Garrett Rothman at RSR, Realtors, LLC.

    Want more Cool Spaces? See all of our stories showcasing the neatest homes in central Pennsylvania by clicking here. Know of any Cool Spaces? Submit ideas to jhermitt@pennlive.com.

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