Doing Spring Break a Different Way: Former Schools Become Homes

by Carson BuckApril 3, 2017

Really Loved School? These Homes Beg the Question: How Much?

In today’s college culture, spring break is often a destination-based reprieve from school. Cabo, Miami, and other warm destinations have long captured the attention of students eager to get away and recharge after a busy semester. If you’ve long since graduated but truly loved school when you were enrolled, then spring break has likely remained a very fond memory.

So what about doing spring break a different way, by finding something that balances fun and play during your adult years? This spring break, opt for an unconventional retreat and take residence in one of these former schools that have become homes. If you loved getting an education, just think about what the experience would be like!
2063 2065 W Dry Creek Road Healdsburg, CA 95448

Find Rustic Charm at This Pennsylvania School House

Not ready to give up on school quite yet? Spend your next “spring break” in this Pennsylvania schoolhouse. As you approach the Kintnersville schoolhouse, take notes and study its nineteenth century bones. Established in 1890, the classic one-room schoolhouse now includes three bedrooms, one bathroom, and over an acre of land.

If you’re looking for the ultimate spring break nature retreat, this schoolhouse is an ideal destination. Enjoy your recess from school at visit nearby Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary or Trexler Nature Preserve for an immersive nature experience.
2680 Gallows Hill Rd Kintnersville, PA 18930

Break for the New England Coast in This School House

If you’re searching for a serene coastal retreat from school, look no further! Set in Hollis Center Maine, this old East Coast schoolhouse balances traditional charm with clean and bright New England style. Wander the halls of this historic schoolhouse home, and marvel at the classroom conversions.

The home includes two large living spaces, perfect for large groups looking to get away for spring break. A mere 20-minute drive from Maine’s coast, this school house is nothing but welcoming.
131 Cape Rd Hollis Center, ME 04042

Taste Luxury Living in This Sonoma County School House

Located in Sonoma County, the old Healdsburg School house is the perfect setting for a vineyard retreat. Spend your spring break tasting the grapes of nearby vineyards, or relaxing in this multiple building schoolhouse.

At the main 1800s schoolhouse, open the bright blue doors to find an indoor extension of the porch space. On a warm day, leave the doors open and peer out at California’s lush scenery as you lounge on one of the area’s plush couches.

As you wander through the home, you’ll find outdoor access in every ground-level room: a Boho-chic dining space has French doors to the grounds, and the cozy kitchen provides direct access to the backyard.

While the vineyards are in eyesight, it’s easy to get caught up inside, admiring the home’s stunning details, including a spiral staircase and a-frame ceilings. For those who enjoy balancing spring break with indoor and outdoor fun, this is the perfect getaway home.
2063 2065 W Dry Creek Road Healdsburg, CA 95448

Stay Cozy in This Martinville School District Home

If you’re looking for a small-town getaway, check out this quintessential Wisconsin schoolhouse. Set in Luxemburg, a small village of only a couple thousand people, you’ll find an adorable former schoolhouse converted to a two bedroom , two bathroom home. Inside the old classroom space, the open floor plan is perfectly suited to house many spring break guests.

Simple details throughout the home, such as exposed white brick and old pipe stoves, make this Wisconsin schoolhouse a delightful retreat. Only a twenty-minute drive from University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, this home is a great alternative Spring Break destination.
N7694 Hwy H Luxemburg, WI 54217

Former Students: Find a Schoolhouse Retreat Today

Prices for these schoolhouse homes range from bargains under $170,000 to impressive million dollar estates. If you’re ready to do spring break a different way, invest in one of these schoolhouse homes. Visit to view all of our listings throughout the U.S. today!

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About The Author
Carson Buck
Carson is a real estate agent based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Carson loves data and market research, and how readily available it is in today's world. He is passionate about interpreting these insights to help his clients find and buy their perfect home. Carson got into the real estate industry because he loves the feeling of handing over the keys to a new home to happy clients. In his free time, he works on his backyard bonsai garden and spends time with his wife, Julia.

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