The Ultimate in Upcycling: Homes in Converted Churches

There are a number of churches around the globe that have been converted into truly impressive homes. The decor ranges from modern and minimal to rustic and cozy. Follow me after the jump for a peek inside these holy homes...

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The home above, from 1877, was an old sandstone church in Houghton that was transformed into a modern residence in 1977. Images via Desire to Inspire.

The next home was a Gothic church from 1870 in Utrecht that was turned into a minimal contemporary home in 2009 by Zecc Architects.

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Next we move onto a church that took on a softer, more rustic and homey feel. Images via Homedit.

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And lastly, also from Homedit, a church from Northumberland, England that features a warm and peaceful Georgian decor.

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With a church's unique history and inherent meaning, would you feel comfortable calling it home?

(Images: as linked above)