Uncommon Homes in Stables, Garages & Churches: Tours of 10 Beautiful Conversions

Uncommon Homes in Stables, Garages & Churches: Tours of 10 Beautiful Conversions

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Taryn Williford
Oct 23, 2015
(Image credit: Terry Pumphrey)

I love it when a house has history. And yet, a great origin story isn't even the best part about living in a converted building. It's the revealing architecture and all those little design touches that sentimental owners leave intact from their home's former life–each one offering its own clue about the people or things that used to live there.

We've been lucky enough to feature a few converted homes here on Apartment Therapy, some of which are collected here for you to browse and admire. So without further ado, here are 10 happy home dwellers who've found a new use for these old buildings.

Above: A Barn in Ozark, Missouri

→ Kelly & Ashlea's Converted Barn

(Image credit: Justice Darragh)

A Church in Ontario, Canada

→ Dan & Sarah's Songbird Church House

(Image credit: Laure Joliet)

A Barn in Orange County, California

→ Corey's Converted Barn

A Greenhouse in Newport, Rhode Island

→ The MacMillans' Converted Greenhouse

(Image credit: Sophie Timothy)

A Garage in Mebourne, Australia

→ Alex's Stylish Small Home in a Converted Garage

(Image credit: Marcia Prentice)

An Auto Body Shop in Los Angeles

→ Shirry & Boaz's Converted Auto Body Shop

(Image credit: Natalie Grasso)

A Stable in Georgetown, Washington D.C.

→ Colman's Converted Georgetown Stable

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)

A Garage in Los Angeles

→ Chad's Guest House & Reinvented Garage

(Image credit: Evan Koester)

A Church in Santa Monica, California

→ Aleks & Anne's Converted 1875 Church

(Image credit: Lizzie Ford)

A Billiard Room in Glasgow, Scotland

→ The Mackays' Former Billiard Room Home

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