A ‘unique’ former primary school which is now a detached four-bedroom house has come onto the market in Barry.

The ‘characterful county home’ in Porthkerry Village is known as Elmhurst and formally known as The Old School. It was built in 1871.

After 73 years of running as a school, the building was converted into this one-of-a-kind home.

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The gorgeous grounds. Picture: Fine & Country Cardiff

Fine & Country Cardiff are managing the sale and are accepting offers over £695,000.

The current owners have ‘loved and nurtured this property for many years, making it a grand and special home, transforming from a previously tired property into the perfect family home it is today.’

In the garden there is a large pool that is in need of repair and is calling out for the right owner to bring it ‘back to life.’

Barry And District News: Plaque outside Elmhurst Plaque outside Elmhurst (Image: Fine & Country Cardiff)

Plaque outside Elmhurst. Picture: Fine & Country Cardiff

‘Surrounded by an oasis of nature’ you will also find a workshop and a double garage outside.

Featuring three reception rooms and four bedrooms the property is the 'perfect family home.'

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One of the three reception rooms. Picture: Fine & Country Cardiff

Situated in a small hamlet, Porthkerry Park is of walking distance away and multiple beaches can be accessed through nature trails.

The ‘one-of-a-kind property’ Elmhurst is of close distance to Rhoose train station and is a ‘small walk to a bus stop.’

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Inside the kitchen. Picture: Fine & Country Cardiff

Cardiff is a small 25-minute drive away and the ‘home also benefits from all amenities that is located in the Rhoose and Barry town.’

According to Fine & Country Cardiff the perfect family home also has potential to be serviced ‘accommodation and has great capital return for developers too.’

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One of four bedrooms. Picture: Fine & Country Cardiff

Described as holding core memories for multiple families Elmhurst is ‘waiting for the next owners to continue to love and appreciation this exceptional home.’

Brought to market by Fine & Country Cardiff, Elmhurst is open to offers over £695,000.

Barry And District News: Outside the 'unique home'Outside the 'unique home' (Image: Fine & Country Cardiff)

Outside the 'unique home.' Picture: Fine & Country Cardiff

It can be viewed online here.

Alternatively, the selling agents can be contacted on +44 29 2169 0690.