Dropping church attendance and an embarrassment of historic buildings mean that chapel and church conversions are a booming market in the U.K. The BBC series Britain's Dream Homes ran a program looking at a range of deconsecrated churches from London to Scotland...
From small abandoned chapels to midsize and voluminous churches in various states of disrepair, living in a deconsecrated church is an increasingly popular option for people looking for an unconventional space -- from small, single-family chapels to voluminous church compounds transformed into condos. Depending on the situation, a graveyard may or may not be included.
Would you live in a converted church?
- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com