If back-to-school sales (especially on supplies) make your heart skip a beat and the thought of September's crisp weather has you anxious for summer's end, have we got a home for you. It's an old school in Enkhuizen, Netherlands, that has been lovingly transformed into a stunning five-bedroom, four-bathroom home.
As expected with a historic conversion, incredible details abound. There are soaring ceilings, expansive windows, and exquisite interior archways. It's incredible to think that this was once a setting for studying when you consider the often-utilitarian design of many modern-day schools.
Though the rooms pay tribute to the past, the overall interior design has a more modern feel tempered by well-chosen vintage pieces. The common spaces are open, airy, and bright, with a predominantly neutral theme that shifts the focus to the aforementioned architectural features. Bedrooms incorporate a little more color, but still have the modern-vintage mix of furnishings. If you enjoy entertaining, the lovely outdoor patio and the in-home cinema (no, really) expand your options.
Here's a closer look at this one-of-a-kind home, which is :