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6 Churches For Sale Which Would Make Spectacular Renovation Projects

If you’re looking for a bit of divine DIY, then these churches for sale are an in-spired choice which will have you praying for more!

1. The Former Wycliffe Church, Church St, Alfreton, DE55 7AH

Guide: £125k+

Former Wycliffe Church

An 18th Century Free Norman style former church, church hall and school room constructed of coursed sandstone with a recently upgraded slate roof with stone coped gables, enriched with dog tooth ornament.  Stone built with many original features, oozing charm and character – and with planning permission for conversion into 3 dwellings.

How's about this for an open-plan lounge!
How’s about this for an open-plan lounge!

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2. Former St George’s Church, Greenock

Guide: £180k

st george

The former St George Church, B listed and built c. 1880 is situated in a prominent position close to the town centre.  Formed over three floors with a theatre in the lower level plus an accessible bell tower.  The property is presently occupied as a fitness and Martial Arts training centre.

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3. Ebeneser Congregational Church, Gwalia Crescent, Gorseinon, Swansea, SA4 4DN

Guide: £30k


Comprising a detached 2,309 sq ft (214 sqm) two storey place of worship which was constructed in 1909 and situated within a site area of approximately 0.21 Acres (0.09 Ha). There is an additional detached prefabricated single storey outbuilding. The auctioneers have been informed the property is not listed, but they advise further enquiries should be made with the Local Authority to verify.

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4. The former Birstall Methodist Church Premises, Chapel Lane, Batley, WF17 9EJ

Guide: £125k +


A vacant grade II listed former church premise, extending to approximately 540.60m2 (5819ft2) net internal area, and site area of approximately 0.2 hectares (0.5acres). Located in a conservation area, close to the town centre.

The land to the rear incorporates a Grade II listed brick built former reading room and sundial constructed in 1751

chruch outhouse

There are graves within an old cemetery in the land to the rear.


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5. St Columba’s Former Church, Panmure Street, Brechin, Angus, DD9 6AR

Guide: £70k


Prestigious former church consisting of stone and slated construction with a stone steeple, occupying a prominent corner site in the historic Cathedral City of Brechin. Full Planning Permission granted by the Local Authority for Change of Use from Church to Restaurant/Takeaway and Hall for a variety of uses.


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6. The Old Church House, Church Steps, Frome, Somerset

Guide: £250-300k

church steps

The Old Church House sits on the steps leading up to St John’s Church just off the town centre and offers the opportunity to acquire one of Frome’s historic buildings. Believed to date, certainly in part, to the 17th Century it is understood that The Old Church House was once the vicarage for St John’s Church and still retains many period features including a studded front door with iron door furniture, mullion windows to the front, cross beamed ceilings on the ground floor and a large fireplace in the larger ground floor room.

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Most recently the property was used as an office for a local firm of surveyors and now benefits from planning consent for change of use to allow a single residential dwelling.

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  1. Matt

    I looked at the first one of these 6 months ago. There was a lot of risk for the reward level.

    Have they established a legal way to get a car from the road to the parking spaces yet ? 🙂

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