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by Bowen Bowie-Woodham (subscribe)
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Published March 19th 2017
Buying a Piece of Heaven or a Peaceful Haven
Buy a Country Church to escape the city!

There is nothing humdrum or run-of-the-mill about these unique buildings. Take a look and you will find many are much more affordable than you would imagine!

(Properties I review here are offered FOR SALE at time of writing)

Wallaroo has this spectacular former Methodist Church, built in 1863, tastefully converted to a residence, retaining the grand scope of the original church. Suitable to run as a B&B. This one is at the top of our market today: For $780,000, all the hard work has been done for you!

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Stirling Street, former Methodist Church, Wallaroo

If your budget is not quite so expansive, tailor your dreams to suit your wallet with this little beauty in Kulpara, for only $120,000. Situated at the top of the windy hill-climb up the Hummocks, on your way to the stunning Copper Coast. Proudly built in 1879, renovated with scope for further improvement, this church with attached hall has previously been utilised as a take-away and coffee shop with antiques and crafts on sale for the passing tourist trade. This could be your opportunity to open a small country business enjoying the large number of holidaymakers who pass this very spot every weekend, long weekend, school holidays, and any other excuse for a get-away!

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Kulpara church for sale, Copper Coast Highway

A commutable distance from Adelaide (approximately 75 minutes drive), near Marrabel and Kapunda, this attractively converted church in Tarnma has a bonus house beside it, for your versatile family living, or business arrangement. Tarnma is a quiet rural location off the beaten track, but close enough to everything you need in nearby towns. Listed for only $340,000 this property sits on over 2,000 sqm of land.

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Converted Church in Tarnma, SA

If you are up for completing a few renovations you couldn't go wrong with this gorgeous former Baptist Church in Georgetown (in the picturesque SA mid-north) built in 1910. Georgetown is a viable little town for a family to make home, with a primary school, and nearby high schools and a Catholic primary in close neighbouring towns. Sitting pretty on 1000 sqm of land in the heart of this quaint country town, this handsome piece of history is priced at an incredible $90,000. Get out the cheque-book now!

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Georgetown Baptist Church

Black Hill Lutheran Church might not be so impressive from the outside but inside it has been lovingly converted to a very attractive home with soaring ceilings and lots of polished timber. Dedicated in 1898 this church is truly a piece of living history, having served the local congregation until 2001. Situated on over 4,000 sqm, the proud owners will have room to keep a horse, or whatever their heart's desire! Priced at $249,000 this looks like value buying. Black Hill is near Walker Flat on the River Murray. There is even a shed to keep your boat!

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interior of Black Hill Lutheran church

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The unimposing exterior of Black Hill Lutheran church

Finally, Expressions of Interest are sought (by 5pm May 2nd, 2017) for this unique opportunity just one street back from the riverfront in Mannum. The former Baptist church, 'The Chapel' built in 1893, is still fitted out as a church. This gives the new owner the opportunity to decide exactly what they want to do with the building. Home or business? There is a second building available for purchase as a parcel if desired.

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interior of Mannum Baptist church

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Mannum Baptist church

Do your research and get your offers in! Good luck!

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Why? Buy a Country Church
When: currrently listed for sale (March 2017)
Where: South Australia
Cost: Ranging from $90,000 to $780,000
Your Comment
What an interesting article Bowen. Are you hoping to find the right church to renovate?
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4212) 1767 days ago
Oooo Don't tempt me. Buying an old church has been a long kept dream. Some of those are lovely and I could see myself in some of them. Good read.
by Kat May (score: 3|1448) 1763 days ago
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