This former school house for sale dates back hundreds of years and includes a “wealth” of period features. 

The Old School House, in Appley Cross, Stawley, dates back to the early 17th century and was altered in the mid-1800s.  

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The kitchen area. (Stags)

The property is Grade II listed, with character features including chamfered beams, period windows and an open fireplace. 

The front door leads into a dining hall with a vaulted ceiling, exposed A-frames and a feature window. 

From here, a door leads into the characterful sitting room, featuring an inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, stone nooks, a wood-burning stove and stripped floorboards. 

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The dining hall and entrance area. (Stags)

The kitchen and breakfast room includes another large inglenook housing an Alpha stove, while also in this room is stone flooring, exposed beams, and access to a conservatory and a utility room. 

Upstairs, there is a galleried landing, which to one end offers two bedrooms, one of which features a picture window. 

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The master bedroom. (Stags)

On the other side, there is a family bathroom and the principal bedroom suite, comprising two interconnecting bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an office. 

Outside, the cottage-style garden sits to the front and side of the house, with a lawned area, mature apple and plum trees, flower beds and seating areas. 

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The garden area. (Stags)

There is also a timber shed, and secure gated parking for several cars. 

The property is being sold by Stags for a guide price of £525,000.

The agent commented: “An attractive Grade II listed former school house in the very heart of Appley Cross, just 15 minutes from Wellington. 

“The property has a wealth of period features and charm throughout.”