Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

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An answer to your property prayers: 19th century church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for GBP1.9m

  • The church in Grazely, Berkshire, has had its own Second Coming after being transformed on the inside
  • Ultra-modern equipment, including a home smarty system, mixes with the building's traditional features
  • It includes a gallery room, open plan kitchen and dining area, a cinema room and a garage/workshop

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Heavens above! A stunning five-bed converted church has been put on the market for less than GBP2million, a staggeringly good price which promises to answer all of your property prayers.

From the outside, it appears to be a classic 19th century church, but step through the still-historic entrance and you'll see that the entire interior has had its very own Second Coming.

Stained glass windows cast light on an open-plan living area, sleek bathrooms and an ultra-modern kitchen which have been fitted inside for a remarkable conversion.

The church, which mixes the old and new, including a smart-home function, is located in Grazely, Berkshire, and is currently listed by Unique Property Company for GBP1.9m.

The church in Grazely, Berkshire, has had its very own Second Coming after the interior was fitted out to provide an ultra-modern living area

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

But many of the church's traditional features have not been lost and stain glass windows cast light on a sleek dining table and modern kitchen to give a unique mix of the old and the new

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

From the outside, the building looks a like an ordinarily beautiful 19 Century church which sits among 3600 sq ft of stunning greenery with the charming village of Grazely, Berkshire, and surrounding countryside as its backdrop

The listing states: 'An incredible conversion of a pretty church built circa 1850 and nestling in its own grounds or around an acre with the charming village of Grazely, Berkshire, and surrounding countryside as its backdrop.

'Not only does is this place the most unique family home or ultimate weekend retreat, it's also an incredibly successful venue hire, whether it's a holiday let or full blown party venue.

'For more information on the business side of things, please contact Unique Property Company directly.

'From outside its, 'chocolate box' charm hides an incredible interior with a riot of glass, chrome and mood lighting. At the heart of this, a 21st century, passive, home smart system controls everything within the home effortlessly, from the bespoke lighting to the home heat recycling.

'Overall the space, of around 3600 sq ft, is arranged over three levels.

It offers four bedrooms and three bathrooms on the two upper levels, plus a gallery room to survey the magnificent open plan kitchen and dining area below.

'Along with this sprawling accommodation downstairs, there's also a cinema room, study and utility room plus a guest cloakroom. There's also a great deal of practical storage.

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

The stonewall historic entrance has still been retained but from the porch you can see the first glimpse of the new interior such as the glass stairway lit up in pink

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

The listing states: 'Not only does is this place the most unique family home or ultimate weekend retreat, it's also an incredibly successful venue hire, whether it's a holiday let or full blown party venue'

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

At the heart of this, a 21st century, passive, home smart system controls everything within the home effortlessly such as the bespoke lighting and the home heat recycling

'Along with that extraordinary outside space is a detached garage/workshop of some 1500 sq ft on its own.

'Whilst this location is blissfully rural, it's incredibly well connected. The M4 and M3 are both within easy reach, London Heathrow is also accessible as is Reading Main Station with regular London connections.'

The Grade II listed Victorian church served parishioners as Holy Trinity Church for 156 years until January 2006.

When the church closed alternative uses were sought but it was only converted into an elegant home in 2017.

Property developer Annie Lacey was looking for her next project when she found the quirky building and spent a year transforming the church into a usable modern family home.

Many of the original features have been retained including the vaulted ceilings with their unique carvings, the stonework, the pulpit and the stained glass window dedicated to Reverend Hume, who died in 1845.

There is also a war memorial containing the names of 18 fallen soldiers from the First World War and five from the Second World War and she recycled one of the choir stalls to create a seating area in the entrance hall.

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

The church has five cosy but elegant bedrooms, with some fitted with large muntin windows which light up the room

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

Modern bathrooms sit at the top of the transformed church which has been put on the market for a cool GBP1.9million

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

Along with this sprawling accommodation downstairs, there's also a cinema room, study and utility room plus a guest cloakroom

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

Striking shots show the bright, cosy bedrooms, sleek bathrooms and other living areas tucked away in different parts of the church home

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

A twin bedroom sits at the top of the church's two upper levels which houses a total of four bedrooms.

The M4 and M3 are both within easy reach, London Heathrow is also accessible as is Reading Main Station with regular London connections

Historic church converted into stunning super-modern five-bedroom home goes on the market for £1.9m

Although riot of glass, chrome and mood lighting have been used to create a modern vibe, the historic church has not lost its traditional charms

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