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stairway to haven; dream home.

THERE’S something about this week’s Dream Home that is

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truly divine – in more than one sense of the word.

For this lovely four-bedroom property in the heart of the seaside

town of Redcar has been created with more than a touch of inspiration

out of a building that used to be a place of worship Noun 1. place of worship – any building where congregations gather for prayer
house of God, house of prayer, house of worship

bethel – a house of worship (especially one for sailors) .

And to prove it, the current owners of the aptly named The Old

Church have kept as many of its original features as they could salvage

– including the holy water font which sits proudly in their hallway.

“We’ve been here seven years this year,” explains

the owner of the spacious family home.

“When we moved in the church was in its original state, just

as it was.

“We decided we wanted certain things in a house and the only

way to get that was to build one ourselves.

“We saw the church and took a few measurements and found that

what we wanted inside would fit!” The bulk of the conversion work,

he says, was carried out by a builder but they’ve put their hearts

and souls into creating a truly modern and contemporary space both

inside and outside of the unique home.

The gothic-style double doors lead into the entrance hall where

you’ll find the font.

Double doors lead into the spacious sitting room which has a wooden

spindle spindle:

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