The ink has dried on the million-dollar sale of a divine church-turned-house that has stood on the outskirts of the town for greater than 135 years.
Property data present the Parkside residence at 1 Castle Street modified palms this month after the $1.5 million deal penned in September settled.
Walter & Irvine director Kevin Walter, who bought the property, mentioned it was snapped up days after its first open inspection.
“From the primary exhibiting on the Saturday, by Tuesday a contract was signed,” he mentioned.
“I had three consumers and two gives on the $1.5 million worth level.”
Mr Walter mentioned the sellers accepted the eventual consumers’ contract as a result of it had fewer situations.
“The opposite contract was topic to a couple extra situations, that was the one distinction,” he mentioned.
The spectacular church was in-built 1884 and transformed right into a residence in 2006.
A lot of its grand character options have been preserved within the transformation, together with its 13.5m cathedral ceilings and stained-glass home windows, whereas trendy design traits have breathed new life into it.
Mr Walter mentioned the consumers have been drawn to its open ground plan and modern type.
“They loved the area, the cavernous nature, and understanding it might actually be a press release of their life-style,” he mentioned.
“It will likely be a great leisure property and I can see them having fairly good events there.”
The church options as a part of a Burnside Council-produced self-guided historical past stroll, a brochure of which states the inspiration stone for the previous Wesleyan Methodist Church was laid in 1883.
It grew to become referred to as Epworth Uniting Church in 1977 and was decommissioned in 2003.
When the property was listed in late August, Mr Walter mentioned it was uncommon to search out transformed church buildings so near the town.
“You see them pop up in regional areas however not a lot in metropolitan (Adelaide),” he mentioned.
“Now and again throughout my 40 12 months actual property profession, I’ve had the pleasure of promoting distinctive properties, however that is definitely the most effective.”
Property data present it beforehand bought in November 2015 for $1.275 million.