The Best Church Properties

By Sophie Bucknall

2 years ago

God-worthy homes ahead

With plentiful stained glass windows, huge vaulted ceilings, and extensive original wooden beams – who wouldn’t want to live in an old church? From cosy chapel apartments to magnificent church conversions, here are our pick of the best church properties on the market… 

The Best Church Properties

Holborn, London

london chapel property in holborn interior

Soaring ceilings, column arches, stained glass windows – this church-converted property has got them all. Boasting 10,000 square foot of living space, there’s four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a gym, sauna, cinema room, and an orangery. This one-of-a-kind property is one of the coolest on the market. Available through Berkshire Hathaway Home Services for £9000 pw.

Alecdonia, Albert Road, Penarth, Vale Of Glamorgan

Alcedonia, Albert Road, Penarth, Vale Of Glamorgan

This penthouse apartment boasts breathtaking views of Cardiff, thanks to the plentiful skylights and original stained glass windows, the combination of which floods the apartment with natural light. The interiors perfectly blend the warm traditional features with sleek modern touches while there’s the added bonus of a roof terrace – so you can enjoy sunny evenings with a glass of wine. Available through Savills for £850,000.

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London

Fulham Road, Chelsea, London bedroom

A majestic modern take on a church conversion. Positioned on the highly sought-after Fulham Road, this property boasts sleek modern interiors alongside exposed brickwork and a plethora of luxurious amenities, from the indoor swimming pool to the plush cinema room. Available through Russell Simpson for £12,000,000.

North Waltham, Basingstoke, Hampshire

converted church property

This converted chapel boasts a plethora of cool church interior features. There’s the chapel door, huge vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, Loretto stairs, and a galleried floor. This would make a seriously cool bachelor pad or unique and dreamy home for a couple. Available for £550,000 through Knight Frank.

Penzance, Cornwall

Penzance, Cornwall church conversion property

This spacious and sleek apartment forms the ground floor of this chapel conversion located in the port town of Penzance. The large entertaining and dining area is arranged into open plan living, alongside two plush bedrooms and modern bathrooms. Available through Lillicrapp Chilcott for offers over £385,000.

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St John’s Hill, Battersea, London

converted church property

This cool converted property boasts an abundance of sleek design and modern comforts over 3000 sq ft of living space. It’s got four ensuite bedrooms and ample room for entertaining thanks to its cinema room, reception rooms and special bar area. Sunny day? Make it alfresco and head outside to enjoy the bbq and hot tub. Plus, this property is ideally positioned just up from Clapham Junction and Northcote Road. Available through Dexters for £2,650,000.

Church Lane, Middleton One Row, County Durham

St Laurence's Church, Middleton One Row, County Durham church properties

This church conversion seamlessly blends comfortable modern living amongst plentiful original church features. There’s stained glass windows, a huge vaulted ceiling, wooden beams and even the original organ, featured across carefully constructed multi-layered and levelled floors. This property would make a great home for anyone who favours the unusual.  Available through Finest Properties for offers over £1,000,000.

Church Street, Hampton, Middlesex

Church Street, Hampton, Middlesex church properties

Located in the leafy Hampton, this bright and spacious church conversion sits just a stone’s throw from the River Thames, as well as plentiful pubs, other local cultural amenities and Hampton Court Park. The interiors are fresh and modern, there’s a sizeable studio perfect for creatives and the biophilic garden is the ultimate sun spot. Available through Snellers for £849,950.

Kings Cliffe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire

The Old Congregational Church, Kings Cliffe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire

You’ll find this cool church converted property in the pretty village of Kings Cliffe. Inside there’s a contemporary feel with impressive interiors alongside original church and school room features. Outside, there’s a delightful garden complete with a terrace and seasonal flowers and shrubs. Available through Savills for £975,000.

Harbottle, Morpeth, Northumberland

The Manse, Harbottle, Morpeth, Northumberland

A former manse – once home to the clergy – this stone-built house sits within Northumberland National Park and boasts far-reaching countryside views. Inside, it’s got a cosy farmhouse feel, with a terracotta tiled kitchen fit with an aga and five comfortable bedrooms. Available through Finest Properties for offers over £675,000.

Station Road, Teddington, Richmond upon Thames

Station Road, Teddington, Richmond upon Thames

Christ Church has been converted into six luxury apartments, offering stylish open plan living in a unique setting. The church features remain – think stained glass windows, statement columns and exposed brick walls – while the building itself ideally sits just a stone’s throw from Teddington station. Available through Dexters for £1,700,000.

Willesden Lane, Queen’s Park, London

East Lodge, Willesden Lane, Queen's Park, London

This church converted property sits tucked within green hedging in a residential North London street. Blending original features with fresh modern interiors leave this property feeling characterful and cosy. Available through Knight Frank for £1,100,000.

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