Ceilings measure up to 25 feet high with skylights offering dramatic natural light in the home. A confessional booth has been converted into a half bath, and the former sacristy is now a large kitchen with granite countertops and a double oven.Connected to the living space is a small office and a foyer-like area that was used as a smaller chapel for Latin Mass. Categories: Other, Roman Catholic Diocese Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement updated 7/1/2022). This extraordinary church, with Sanctuary built in 1853, is of stone construction. Deed Restriction: A restriction running with the land providing that in no event shall the Premises ever be put to any use that is inconsistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church as determined in the sole discretion of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield. The sanctuary just isnt constructed in a way that would be easy to convert to housing, Hassan said. E-mail the listing to repitches@apartmenttherapy.com. Parking is just off School Street near Police Dept. Sellers indicate that some of the stained glass windows are Tiffany window units - the main south facing 3-unit window and one of the easterly side units. Its made the rounds, but Im going to be the one to sell it, Marchione said. The Green Hill church near town hall was turned into condos, and that worked out really well, she said of the eight-unit condominium complex at 214 Atlantic Ave. Sign up for free Patch newsletters and alerts. Categories: Roman Catholic Diocese Our pet-friendly community. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (User Agreement updated 1/1/21. Once it finally does change hands, parishioners will move on to another faith home. parish barron kilkenny richard castle fitzgerald baron maurice church st mary century ireland david fitzgeralds built name This building was restored in 2006. Reply STOP at any time to be automatically unsubscribed. We will review your request and confirm if it can be booked. Property Crush is a column where we feature actual real estate listings that get the Apartment Therapy seal of approval in regards to style (we havent done home inspections or anything, so dont sue us). According to The Patriot Ledger, the former church was purchased by a Boston couple 25 years ago when the Boston archdiocese was downsizing its parishes. The main parish house including fellowship hall was built in 1878 and gutted and rebuilt in 1952. Preferred listings, or those with featured website buttons, indicate YP advertisers who directly provide information about their businesses to help consumers make more informed buying decisions. Parking: On-site parking The lot, which is about half an acre, is zoned for single family, but Marchione said she thinks the town would grant a variance to a potential developer.The Green Hill church near town hall was turned into condos, and that worked out really well, she said of the eight-unit condominium complex at 214 Atlantic Ave.The original buyers, a Boston lawyer and his wife, bought the home in the 1990s for $230,000. Robert M. Brown for Sagan Harborside Sothebys International Realty, 5 Things You Should Avoid Buying for Your New Home, According to Real Estate Agents, The One Question All The Smartest Renters Ask Before Moving In, The 5 IKEA Products Professional Home Stagers Swear By, Why Real Estate Agents Are Warning Homeowners About Blooper Rooms, 6 Things Homeowners Regret Not Knowing Before Buying a Home, The Ultimate First Time Homeowner's Guide. Off the hallway is a small door to the unfinished basement, a boiler room that has been converted into a laundry space, a small bathroom and two large bedrooms, including the master with a massive walk-in closet. Deed Restriction: A restriction running with the land providing that in no event shall the Premises ever be put to any use that is inconsistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church as determined in the sole discretion of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield. Some of those churches find a second life as large apartment complexes, still dripping in history but minus the pews. Looking for a way to jumpstart a dull dinner party? The building features nine (9) classrooms, two (2) of which are equipped with child rest rooms. And its a show-stopper. Land Area: Approximately 1.46 acres Zoning: Central Business (CB) Connected to the living space is a small office and a foyer-like area that was used as a smaller chapel for Latin Mass. >> AND YOU KNOW, THE KENNEDYS AND THE FITZGERALDS CAME TO CHURCH HERE, BECAUSE THEY SUMMERED DOWN IN HULL. The Fashion Deals You Need from Nordstroms Anniversary Sale, We Tried Dyson's New Airwrap and the Results Were Surprising, See the Best Home, Fashion and Travel Deals from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2022. MLSPIN and its subscribers disclaim any and all representations and warranties as to the accuracy of the property listing data and information, or as to the accuracy of any of the Images, set forth herein. Real Estate Referral & Information Service. Final Frontier: The Music of Space Films, NEW Senior Independent Living and Assisted Living in Boston Area. Zoned Business A, the site features great visibility and high traffic counts, located on the main traffic corridor between the central business district and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). MARY: DIANE MARCHIONE OF JACK CONWAY REALTY GOT MARRIED HERE. Message frequency varies. Deed Restriction: A restriction running with the land providing that in no event shall the Premises ever be put to any use that is inconsistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church as determined in the sole discretion of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield. Hassan said it is not uncommon for larger properties to remain on the market. Non-MLS Commercial Retail,Roman Catholic Diocese,Special Purpose, Non-MLS Commercial Roman Catholic Diocese, Non-MLS Commercial Other,Roman Catholic Diocese, Non-MLS Commercial Roman Catholic Diocese,Special Purpose. Click on the links to find out more information and see more photographs. The seven-story building has 60 condominiums, with a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, and 13 indoor parking spaces. By providing your cell phone number, you are agreeing to receive listing alert and promotional text messages. THE CHOIR LOFTS, THE STAINED, THE CATHEDRAL CEILINGS AND AN ALTA THIS IS NOT THE ORIGINALR. House of the Week: Converted church offers over 4,000 square feet of living space, 25-foot ceilings. In that room, a confessional booth is placed against the wall and a small choir loft is accessible from two sides. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances including with a six-burner gas range stove island. 201 W Brookline St., Apt. YP advertisers receive higher placement in the default ordering of search results and may appear in sponsored listings on the top, side, or bottom of the search results page. The fortress-like building is almost 100 years old and full of potential, real estate agent Diane Marchione said, but theres a catch: Its zoned as a single-family home.According to The Patriot Ledger, the former church was purchased by a Boston couple 25 years ago when the Boston archdiocese was downsizing its parishes. The master bedroom feels like a dreamy treehouse with built-in shelving and another big skylight. >> WE HAVE FIVE BEDROOMS AND THREE BATHROOMS. The pews have been removed and in their place is a sprawling living space. In that room, a confessional booth is placed against the wall and a small choir loft is accessible from two sides.Upstairs, three large bedrooms and a bathroom are in the front of the building with a balcony overlooking the living space. NOW, SHES SHOWING US AROUND 13,000 SQUARE FEET ON A HALF ACRE OF LAND RIGHT NEAR THE WATER. The price is now $399,000. The property was built on two lots, each zoned for single-family construction, and features a six-car heated garage. Hearst Television participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. 19,720 SF Rectory Approx. On Highland Avenue in Hull Village, almost where the peninsula ends and the ocean begins, a 10,000-square-foot former Catholic church is for sale. ITS GOT ALL THE MODERN CONVENIENCES, BUT PLENTY OF HISTORY, TOO. Its on the market with its third real estate agent in the three years since the couple decided to sell, and is listed for $1.2 million.Its made the rounds, but Im going to be the one to sell it, Marchione said.The building has five exterior doors on the ground floor. Theres a chefs kitchen with granite countertops, upgraded fixtures, and an island with a double sink. East Street on Park Square just after Berkshire Insurance Bldg. The open kitchen and living space is a designers (or historians) dream, with vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows (church details! Theres a spacious dressing area and the best part: a private deck thats begging for a pair of Adirondack (or perhaps wicker) chairs. The converted structure still retains the original details, leaving no one guessing that you live inside of a former place of worship. A church's 'life and soul' for sale. Construction: Wood frame/masonry The church is on the state Register of Historic Places, and has several features that would need to remain intact after the sale. What was once the main hall still has its original altar and two Communion tables. The home is in the coveted Olmsted district, and is just down the street from the train stationideal for Boston commuters. Its going to take an entrepreneurial approach to the whole thing, Langeveld said. But the best part is that modern updates and upgrades run throughout the home. Listed by Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. Save FavoriteSchedule TourAsk A QuestionMore Details, Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. is pleased to represent the property owner as exclusive agent in offering for sale an approximatley 16,320 SF shoool building on approximatley .361 acres of land. Any use of this site other than by potential buyers or sellers is strictly prohibited. Formerly a church, the Waltham property was converted to a residence and features two bedrooms and two bathrooms within its more than 4,000 square feet of living space. BY THE WAY, IT IS UP TO YOU HOW YOU USE THIS ROOM. Regardless, Langeveld hopes it goes to someone who will maintain it well. heading West. Contact Colebrook Realty with any questions about a specific Roman Catholic Diocese listing orif you'd like to schedule a tour. This landmark property features an approximately 10,544 SF former church building with an approximately 9,175 SF basement, an approximately 7,288 SF architecturally significant former rectory building and a parking lot with approximately 50 paved surface spaces on approximately 1.46 acres of land. Are you on the house hunt, or just the type of person who loves browsing real estate listings, even when youre not in the market for a new home? WHAT REALLY STANDS OUT ARE THE ECCLESIASTICAL TOUCHES. ALTAR, FROM THE ADJOINING CHAPEL . Pittsfield's First Church of Christ, a historic fixture and place of worship in the city, has been on the market for two years. For sale in Hull: 91-year-old former church you can live in, WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THIS SPACE.

Barb Hassan Realty is managing the sale of the First Church of Christ property in Pittsfield. The Sanctuary has room to seat +/- 700 members. A home hitting the market this week outside Greater Boston gives new meaning to cathedral ceilings in a single-family home. Copyright 2022 Stone House Properties, LLC. Land Area: 1.03 acres Upstairs, three large bedrooms and a bathroom are in the front of the building with a balcony overlooking the living space. Construction: Brick MILLION DOLLAR LISTING BOSTON | CHURCH CONVERSION HOME | FOR SALE IN WALTHAM, MA, Michelle Williams | Michelle.Williams@MassLive.com. Berkshire Commercial and Retail Properties. Electricity: 800 AMP. Find available Roman Catholic Diocesepropertiesin Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut. MARY THAT INCLUDES A WALK-IN CLOSET IN THE MASTER BEDROOM, A GAS FIREPLACE, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS IN THE KITCHEN. Marchione has hosted two open houses since she took over the listing in June and said a lot of people have stopped by, but she knows its a tough sell. After two years on the market and a $100,000 price drop, the First Church of Christ is still looking for its next owner. MARY: THE PROPERTY IS OWNED SINGLE-FAMILY. THEY HAD A POOL TABLE RIGHT HERE. Year Built: Church 1881, Rectory 1910 Listed by: Mitch Bolotin and Jack Dill. Just tell the guests that you live inside of church. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Sellers hope a price drop could move the needle. From Business: Frye Agency has a long history assisting the residents and businesses of Massachusetts with their Insurance and Real Estate needs. TWO PEOPLE. The building contains multiple offices, classrooms, a gymnasium, cafeteria, locker rooms and a full kitchen. Lets start with the exterior structure: Though it has only one bedroom and two baths, it looks palatial with historic curved windows and double church doors. Matt Martinez can be reached at mmartinez@berkshireeagle.com. The fortress-like building is almost 100 years old and full of potential, real estate agent Diane Marchione said, but theres a catch: Its zoned as a single-family home. It was constructed by Leopold Eidlitz, who contributed to the design of the New York state capitol building, among other achievements. On Highland Avenue in Hull Village, almost where the peninsula ends and the ocean begins, a 10,000-square-foot former Catholic church is for sale.A statue of the Virgin Mary is set into the stone steeple, a confessional booth with red velvet curtains sits against the wall and a wooden altar stands beneath vaulted ceilings in the main hall of what was once the St. Mary of the Bay Church. Asking price: $499,000. A confessional booth has been converted into a half bath, and the former sacristy is now a large kitchen with granite countertops and a double oven. The kitchen leads to a large deck perfect for hosting. Enter the email you used to create your account, and we will send you a link to reset your password. Electricity: 200 AMP with sub panels.

80 Prospect St., Unit 10, Gloucester | $350,000. All rights reserved. The latest breaking updates, delivered straight to your email inbox. Listing Courtesy of: BARB HASSAN REALTY INC PITTSFIELD OFFICE Student lockers are located in the hallways and there is on site parking for approximately 60 vehicles. Matt Martinez is a news reporter at The Berkshire Eagle. There are also historical considerations. 2022 Advance Local Media LLC. They converted a church to condominiums and saved the unique architectural features in the building. All rights reserved (About Us). PITTSFIELD After two years, the First Church of Christ in Pittsfield is still on the market. ), and wood corbels. The pair lived in it until 2017, when the last occupant retired to Florida full time. He worked at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, graduated Marquette University. The property is directly across from Smith College, within walking distance to the Northampton CBD, comprised of commercial and institutional users including Northampton City Hall, the Calvin Theatre, Hotel Northampton, Thornes Market, the Academy of Music and many others. Fantastic, Gorgeous and spacious townhouse style 3 bedroom end unit in historic church building at St. Mary's Condominiums. The church, located at 27 East St., was listed for sale at $499,000 in 2020. YP, the YP logo and all other YP marks contained herein are trademarks of YP LLC and/or YP affiliated companies. The church has seen more prospective buyers since the buildings price fell, she said. Clark Joins MA Delegation to Announce Funding for Boston Logan Airport, MA Judge Rules Life Sentences Without Parole Under 21 Unconstitutional, Boston Firefighters Take Down Jersey Street Fire In Intense Heat, MA Wills & Living Trusts: Free 5-Day Email Course, FREE CONCERT! 204, Boston | $4.05 million. Kitchn is a source of inspiration for a happier, healthier life in your kitchen. Deed Restriction: A restriction running with the land providing that in no event shall the Premises ever be put to any use that is inconsistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church as determined in the sole discretion of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield. Building Area: Approximately 16,556 SF MARY: THE FORMER ST. MARYS OF THE BAY, A CATHOLIC CHURCH FIRST RENOVATED ABOUT 25 YEARS AGO, IS ON THE MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME AS A CONVERTED RESIDENCE. Ceiling Height: 11' The sanctuary of the First Church of Christ in Pittsfield.

208, Boston | $689,000. Administrative space includes a main office with restroom, Principals office, Nurses room, Teachers lounge, boys and girls restrooms and a large storage room. He speculated that the space could be used as a performance venue, an art gallery or a meeting space of some kind. Heat: Oil fired steam Unless otherwise disclosed, Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. is acting solely on behalf of Property Owners as exclusive agent in the marketing of the subject properties. Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. is pleased to offer for sale the former St. Mary Parish in Northampton, MA. Every window, except for those installed in the kitchen during renovation, is stained glass. That small meetinghouse would be replaced by a larger structure in 1791 created by Charles Bulfinch, the renowned architect who would go on to contribute to the design of the U.S. Capitol and Massachusetts State House. It would be good to find someone to recognize the importance of it not just as a church, but as a piece of architecture, Langeveld said. In the two years since the building was put up for sale, the congregation has continued meeting there for weekly services and splitting time at similar churches in the area, including South Congregational Church.

The data on this website relating to real estate for sale comes in part from the IDX Program of the Berkshire County MLS. Got a tip, kitchen tour, or other story our readers should see? Churches are one of those properties that become obsolete to other uses over time, Hassan said. Town assessors valued it most recently at $1.1 million. Parlor at far end of parish house was added in 1892; The Sanctuary is very well maintained with amazing chestnut woodwork throughout.

She cited a delay in showings due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the difficulty in finding new approaches to using the space. Town assessors valued it most recently at $1.1 million. Completed this year, the home is one of nine units masterfully converted from the historic Concord Baptist Church building at the corner of West Brookline Street and Warren Avenue. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. THIS IS THE ADJOINING CHAPEL AND THE FORMER OWNERS USED THIS AS A REC ROOM. Listed by Mitch Bolotin of Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. is pleased to represent the property owner as exclusive agent in offering for sale orlease the former St. Mary elementary school in Ware, MA. Listing Agent: Barb Davis-Hassan. The building has five exterior doors on the ground floor. Its on the market with its third real estate agent in the three years since the couple decided to sell, and is listed for $1.2 million. Massachusetts is home to some of the oldest, most historic churches in America. Now, up the stairs you gointo a cozy space that would make for a lovely reading nook; theres an extra-large skylight and even room for a desk. A private entrance lies across from the parking area (and includes two spaces). 2022, Hearst Television Inc. on behalf of WCVB-TV. AND THERE IS ANOTHER CONFESSIONAL THAT HAS BEEN CONVERTED INTO A POWDER ROOM. Construction: Steel frame/mansonry block Founded in 1953 by William, From Business: Nestled on sprawling green lawns and just a short drive from Boston, you'll find our newly-renovated 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes. Search results are sorted by a combination of factors to give you a set of choices in response to your search criteria. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device. The pews have been removed and in their place is a sprawling living space. THE PRI. Even better is that its near the beach and a host of shopping and restaurant options. Roof: Slate Shingles Among the most notable are stained-glass windows created by American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany. Property Last Updated: July 04, 2022 07:39 AM. The pair lived in it until 2017, when the last occupant retired to Florida full time. He is a former Report for America corps member. Know of a great house on the market?

The basement is partially finished. The lot, which is about half an acre, is zoned for single family, but Marchione said she thinks the town would grant a variance to a potential developer. Entering from Highland Avenue, across from the Point Allerton Coast Guard Station, theres a small hallway just before the main room, which still has a giant, iron chandelier hanging from the dark, vaulted ceilings. While the church might not be able to convert into something else, historian Martin Langeveld, who has written extensively about the First Church of Christ, said he could see someone finding a different use for it. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Building Area: Church: Approx. To house hunters searching for a one-of-a-kind home, this former First United Church answers the call. This 1 bedroom, 2 bath condo has retained its original detail coupled with fabulous upgrades and features that include vaulted ceilings, beautiful stained glass windows, wide pine floors, rich wood corbels, high ceilings, open floor plan, chef's kitchen, granite counter tops, great storage, upgraded lighting fixtures. Barb Hassan, the agent managing the sale, said the price had been lowered to meet market realities and the figure was calculated by looking at the listed prices for other churches and similar properties. The property listing data and information, or the Images, set forth herein were provided to MLS Property Information Network, Inc. (MLSPIN) from third party sources, including sellers, lessors and public records, and were compiled by MLSPIN. All information is believed accurate but not guaranteed. A statue of the Virgin Mary is set into the stone steeple, a confessional booth with red velvet curtains sits against the wall and a wooden altar stands beneath vaulted ceilings in the main hall of what was once the St. Mary of the Bay Church. Check out five apartments for sale in former churches across the state below. 2 Clarendon St., Apt. Undoubtedly one of the most dramatic and magnificently scaled properties available in the South End, this newly constructed 3-bed, 3.5-bath residence at 201 West Brookline Street presents an opportunity of a lifetime. An open house is scheduled for Oct. 23 from 12 to 2 p.m. View listing photos below. Two-and-a-half baths, soaring 25-foot high Cathedral Ceiling and an open floor plan design. Okay, technically, its a former church, located in the charming coastal town of Swampscott, Massachusetts. The properties displayed may not be all of the properties available through the IDX Program. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. The site also features frontage along the Union Avenue spur of the Great River bridge. You have permission to edit this article. 15 Fiske Ave. in Waltham is listed for $1,399,900 and will be officially on the market on Wednesday. The building dates back to 1853, but the roots of the church go back further. Subscribe to Patch's new newsletter to be the first to know about open houses, new listings and more. There was a problem saving your notification. Ample on-site parking. Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. provides commercial real estate services. The building contains multiple classrooms, offices, a recreation area and meeting room. Land Area: Approximately 3.87 acres with frontage on Union Avenue The property listing data and information, and the Images, are for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers having a good faith interest in purchasing or leasing listed properties of the type displayed to them and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties which such consumers may have a good faith interest in purchasing or leasing. 143 Burrill St., Unit 302, Swampscott | $499,000. There are a couple locations of historic work on the walls to reveal the original wall coverings. It was first listed for resale at $1.7 million, then dropped to $1.4 million and is now on the market for $1.2 million. The property is located at the corner of Elm Street (Route 9) and State Street, just west of the Northampton Central Business District. 28 Broad St., Unit 207, Marlborough | $310,000. While other area churches have been sold and converted into housing, Hassan said that kind of development wouldnt be likely with this property. Beautiful renovated church with unique architecture and stained glass installed in the hallways. Categories: Roman Catholic Diocese, Special Purpose There are (12) dormers, a stair tower & a bell tower. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local.

Heat: Gas fired steam heat Wide pine flooring runs throughout. These factors are similar to those you might use to determine which business to select from a local Yellow Pages directory, including proximity to where you are searching, expertise in the specific services or products you need, and comprehensive business information to help evaluate a business's suitability for you. References to the First Church of Christ in Pittsfield can be found as early as 1764, according to the churchs history page, when its founders used a small meetinghouse both as a space for prayer and for local government business. >> IT WOULD BE A GREAT BED AND BREAKFAST. The building, constructed in 1853, remains on the market. Hassan spoke on behalf of church leadership, who did not respond to requests for comment. YP - The Real Yellow PagesSM - helps you find the right local businesses to meet your specific needs. Categories: Land / Development Opportunity, Roman Catholic Diocese

Register with our site to save your favorite properties and we'll send you email notifications as similar listings come to market. The original buyers, a Boston lawyer and his wife, bought the home in the 1990s for $230,000. Message and data rates may apply. 7,288 SF IF YOU ARE IN THE MARKET FOR A HOME, AND FEELING IN NEED OF A LITTLE RELIGION, THIS COULD BE JUST THE CHURCH TURNED SINGLE-FAMILY FOR YO >> IT WAS A COUPLE THAT LIVED HERE. But these ideas were just his opinion, and hes curious to see what someone will eventually do with it. It was first listed for resale at $1.7 million, then dropped to $1.4 million and is now on the market for $1.2 million. Every window, except for those installed in the kitchen during renovation, is stained glass.Marchione has hosted two open houses since she took over the listing in June and said a lot of people have stopped by, but she knows its a tough sell. Categories: Land / Development Opportunity, Roman Catholic Diocese, Special Purpose, Colebrook Realty Services, Inc. is pleased to represent the property owner as exclusive agent in offering for sale or lease an approximately 44,650 SF former high school building located on 1.03 acres of land in the Pittsfield Central Business District.