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Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home

We have seen a lot of houses made out of some unique fixtures. Houses that require creativity, dedication and a lot of thinking outside of the box. This house is the same way and it sure won’t disappoint.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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What started out as a normal looking church with a graveyard. Yes, a graveyard.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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Turned into a one of a kind house.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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The church was originally built in 1792, so the couple wanted to maintain as much of the building’s classic architecture as possible.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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While sofas and beds have replaced pews, the integrity of the architecture remains – you can even find the old cemetery within the churchyard.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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Their renovation included electricity, underfloor heating and state-of-the art appliances

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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All while keeping the church charm.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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The couple, Ian Bottomley and Sally Onions have grown accustomed to these kinds of details.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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Now it has 4/5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 2 reception rooms and two kitchens inside.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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Huge vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows appear in most of the rooms, and a baptismal font also remains

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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The couple has made this house their own.

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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While keeping the old charm

Couple Converts Decaying 18th-Century Church With A Graveyard Into A One-Of-A-Kind Home
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What did you think? Would you take an old church and make it into your home?

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