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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 looking 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

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

Turned into a one of a kind house.

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

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

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

Their renovation included electricity, underfloor heating and state-of-the art appliances

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

All while keeping the church charm.

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

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

Now it has 4/5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 2 reception rooms and two kitchens inside.

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

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

The couple has made this house their own.

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

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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