Former school in Maud is now a stunning family home

Knaven House, Maud

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 4:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 4:00 pm
Built circa 1870 using local granite, Knaven School opened its doors for the first time in April 1875, and remained as a school until September 1970. Knaven House - a four-bedroom home - now provides spacious and versatile accommodation across two floors.

Knaven House in Maud – previously Knaven School – is a substantial dwelling, combining traditional features with modern comforts. It’s on the market at offers over £350,000 with Ledingham Chalmers. See

The dining area is on a split level from the lounge, divided by a wooden balustrade. The arched windows have been replaced by double glazed sash and case units, hand made by a local craftsman.
This snug with wood burning stove has a staircase to an upper galleried room which is presently used as an office/cinema but equally suitable as a guest bedroom or den.
The upstairs features three double bedrooms, while there is a fourth bedroom downstairs
The bespoke, country dining kitchen is the heart of this home, with free standing units providing ample storage and worktop space.
The beautiful lounge area, full of traditional touches, has a feature fireplace with multi fuel stove, which creates a truly striking room to relax or entertain.
The striking staircase is one of the first features to see on entering the property.
The ground floor features a stylish bathroom, and there is also a shower room.
The layout of the property includes an entrance porch which opens to this wide and welcoming hallway with stairs to the upper floor.
The extremely large utility room has space for a multitude of laundry equipment and additional storage.
There are far reaching countryside views from the walled garden.
Knaven House is in a large setting with walled garden.
The garden features a number of trees and shrubs, adding to the property's privacy.