Friday, July 18, 2014

What You Get For the $ in Antwerp, Belgium: A Converted Chapel for Sale

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When my darling friend, Anita of Castles, Crowns and Cottages decided to host another European link party, I couldn’t resist joining in on the fun. Today, we’re headed to Antwerp, Belgium to tour a four-bedroom home in a converted chapel that is now on the market for $1.51 million.

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According to Tim Van de Velde of the NYTimes(where I spotted this gem), children from the village took bible classes here.

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the library
 
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The living area boasts parquet floors with radiant heat and a fireplace designed to recirculate heat in the 49-by-33-foot loft-like space.
 
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Swooning over those windows!
 
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Simple master bedroom
 
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the master  suite features a walk in closet and bath
 
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This moated Wissekerke castle that was once occupied by local nobility is now an art museum and a local attraction for weddings. Guess what? It’s only 150 yards away from the converted chapel. Buyers should love that, right!? Please visit Anita to be whisked away all over Europe! xx
 
images via nytimes

23 comments:

zanetastyle said...

OMG it is adorable and stunning in every way and in a big city too... Can't believe this as our home is nothing compare to that and yet the price is same!!!! Crazy....((: hope you are well Stacey and having a good summer! Xo z

Lisa Denise said...

I love the library. I would have done a rustic decor throughout. Just my thoughts. Have a great weekend.



Lisa x

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

OH MY GOODNESS.......now this is a far-out twist and elegant surprise to the partay!!!!! I am so happy to see you up and running my friend! This party is lasting an entire week, and I hope you make your way around so the others can come see this awesome post. Thank you my friend for joining in - we've had a blast today! XOXOXOXO (p.s. I'd love to live here!) Anita

Lisa Gordon said...

Oh my goodness, I LOVE everything here.
Simply gorgeous.

Wishing you a beautiful weekend, sweet friend. xo.

La Contessa said...

BEAUTIFUL.............I would move in sight unseen!
ANTWERP, is a lovely city.
ANITA sent me............how many countries have you been to today?I am having a ball bouncing about EUROPE!

Botanic Bleu said...

What an unexpected, delightful trip to Antwerp. Don't you just love peeking into beautiful, unusual homes? It's nice to dream.

Thank you for coming by earlier for a visit and leaving such a nice comment.

Judith

Linda P said...

Such an awesome house. I love visiting homes and see how each is built and decorated. I could love here too. I am dreaming along with you. Coming over from Anita's European tour.

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Hello Stacy,
What a beautiful converted home..
It certainly would be a great selling point to have Wissekerke castle so very close.
Thank you for the tour!
blessings,
Penny

Loi Thai, Tone on Tone said...

Those windows!!! Divine! Antwerp is such a fabulous city - cool restaurants, eclectic shops, and great fashion scene. Yes, I can live there :) xoxo

The BUTT'RY and BOOK'RY said...

Wow that would be an amazing place to live! I think I would always be in the library there!
This was a fun way to travel and see a home for sale in Belgium! I much enjoyed :-D
Many Blessings, Linnie

Mary Jo Matsumoto said...

Stacey, it's wonderful and a trip to Antwerp, now I could use that! Somehow I could see you and your family moving right in!

xo Mary Jo

Draffin Bears said...

Hello Stacey,

Love this home - how amazing and thanks for taking us to Antwerp and sharing this.
Hope you are enjoying the weekend
hugs
Carolyn

Marijke said...

What a great room the piano dining room wit big window and picture what a space... thank you for showing!
groetjes van Marijke
www.bij-marijke-thuis.blogspot.nl

Karena Albert said...

Stacey I am astounded...the home the art the moat; it is all incredible...take me away...well you have, and thank you so much!

xoxo
Karena
The Arts by Karena
Simply Irresistible:Europe

Constance said...

Hi Stacey,
The idea of converting a chapel into a private home is a great idea! The pretty ceilings, the amazing windows, the wood floors, love it!

Came to visit you from Anita's link party, and am going to keep reading your posts - I like the way your mind thinks!

Happy Sunday!

The Snowdrop Project said...

Hi Stacey,
I always admire Belgian style, and love, love, love those windows.
Hope you have a lovely weekend,
Liz x

heather gilmour said...

Such adorable place! Everything is so stunning!

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DREAMS ON 34th STREET ~ French Bread & Family said...

I love how each room has it's own non contrived sense of style!

...I too swooned over those windows!

So pleased meet you at Anita's party, Stacey.
I shall be popping in to visit you in the future!
withLove!

Sandy at You May Be Wandering said...

What a stunning home! The light is fabulous! Thanks for sharing this beautiful escape!

Robyn said...

Oh, I love this home, Stacey. And the windows! *swoon* What a special place to call home for that lucky family.
Thanks for the sneak peek!

little luxury list said...

Seriously, swoon over those windows! It's amazing what you can get in 1 area and with such amazing detail. The same price would buy a small, modern apartment in my area!

xoxo,
little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living

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Palomasea said...

An inspirational home in a magical setting! Thank you so much for sharing this beauty...I am here via our dear Anita's party!
xoxo,
- Irina