Open homes: Converted churches

03:51, Jun 22 2014
Open Homes: Converted churches
WESTPORT: This teensy two bedroomer is a converted Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Open Homes: Converted churches
WESTPORT: Built in the 1930s and converted in 2006, it still retains many of the original features.
Open Homes: Converted churches
WESTPORT: It sits on a 1012m2 section with a one-bedroom sleepout.
Open Homes: Converted churches
WESTPORT: At $220k, <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-712861926.htm" target="_blank">check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: Converted churches
HAURAKI, WAIKATO: This three-bedroom home was built as a church in the 1920s.
Open Homes: Converted churches
HAURAKI, WAIKATO: It features polished rimu floors throughout.
Open Homes: Converted churches
HAURAKI, WAIKATO: It sits on a 2280m2 section.
Open Homes: Converted churches
HAURAKI, WAIKATO: At $320k, <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-725334704.htm" target="_blank">check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: Converted churches
STIRLING, OTAGO: This yet to be converted Presbyterian church is looking for new owners due to a change in attendance numbers.
Open Homes: Converted churches
STIRLING, OTAGO: Built in 1961, with two bedrooms, on a 2297m2 section.
Open Homes: Converted churches
STIRLING, OTAGO: Looking for offers over $175k, <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-646570314.htm" target="_blank">check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: Converted churches
SOUTHLAND: Part of a Thornbury community package, this converted church comes with a hotel, shop, and transport shed.
Open Homes: Converted churches
SOUTHLAND: The three bedroom home was converted to add an open plan kitchen and living area.
Open Homes: Converted churches
SOUTHLAND: Price to be negotiated, <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-517202566.htm" target="_blank">check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: Converted churches
MANAIA, TARANAKI: Built in 1892 as an Anglican church, this four bedroom home was converted in 1980s.
Open Homes: Converted churches
MANAIA, TARANAKI: An additional wing was added.
Open Homes: Converted churches
MANAIA, TARANAKI: You'll get both character and comfort with two stairwells, rimu panelling, stained glass windows, and a refurbished kitchen.
Open Homes: Converted churches
MANAIA, TARANAKI: At a rateable value of $275k, <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-635355996.htm" target="_blank">check it out here.</a>

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