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Location: Somerset, England
Price: £650,000 ($789,800)
This lovely conversion in the small village of Burrowbridge in South West England was originally undertaken by Ian Constantinides, a leader in architectural conservation in the United Kingdom. Occupying a heritage-listed 19th-century Baptist chapel and an adjacent L-shaped meeting house, the 5,056-square-foot home offers two separate living arrangements—both contemporary with period details like wide-plank floors and lancet windows—that can be combined into one.
The larger meeting house, situated behind the red-brick chapel, comprises an all-white, bright, double-height main living space that includes an open dining and seating area with wood-burning stove, and a spacious chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and workspaces that sits just off of that. A bedroom wing—once the Sunday school—holds four charming wood-paneled rooms with views toward the countryside.
The chapel contains an altogether separate home, albeit smaller, with a double-height living room, kitchen, and a lofted gallery, which can be used as a “snug” or guest bedroom, in addition to the main bedroom and bath.
Other amenities include a cellar, storage rooms, coach houses that have been converted into studios and workshops, an expansive garden, a brick “look-out,” and, of course, the chapel’s cemetery. And just across the road, the River Parrett runs past the chapel. The property is listed by The Modern House for £650,000, or approximately $789,800. Have a look.
Via: The Modern House