c. 1905 Church – Thornton, TX

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Added to OHD on 7/30/16   -   Last OHD Update: 11/3/19   -   19 Comments

S Tyler St, Thornton, TX 76687

  • $75,000
  • 2236 Sq Ft
Unique opportunity to own a piece of church history in Thornton. No city zoning equals many possible uses for this property. It could be renovated into a residence, an events center, wedding chapel, antique store or more. Interior features include beautiful intact stained glass windows, tall ceilings, gorgeous woodwork, 2236 square feet, 2 half baths, and more. Some original pews available. Exterior features include a spacious corner lot on the main street, 4 year old roof & decking and vinyl siding. Pictures do not do this property justice.
Contact Information
Lee McLelland, CENTURY 21 Realty Plus,
(254) 729-2121


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19 Comments on c. 1905 Church – Thornton, TX

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11732 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    The build date is an estimate. I imagine this could have been built anywhere from 1900 to about 1915-ish.

  2. Laurie W. says: 1771 comments

    That would make a stunning house!

  3. CoraCora says: 2030 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    The woodwork is just beautiful.

  4. Diane says: 540 comments

    There’s a beautiful building under all the interior acoustical tile and exterior vinyl siding.

  5. MazamaGrammy says: 353 comments

    Has possibilities.Nice woodwork and beautiful windows.

  6. tc says: 312 comments

    In the 4th picture from the bottom is that a cedar wall peaking out from behind that wallboard?

  7. Bethster says: 934 comments

    What gorgeous windows! I’m fantasizing about moving it…. 🙂

  8. tyler says: 1 comments

    i am very interested in this property. how much work does it need and is available.

  9. lara janelara jane says: 566 comments

    A residence with these windows and ceilings (sans tiles) would be heavenly. 😉

  10. Tiffini says: 13 comments

    A church conversion AND you’re in Fixer Upper territory? YES!!!

  11. ErnieErnie says: 279 comments
    AK

    That would be fun to design into a house…..

  12. Tony Harkin says: 4 comments

    We just bought this place for $30,000, to include the contents. The town is way out there, but quiet. We’ll turn it into a house over time, unless the Gaine’s decide they want this project. Still awaiting word. Floors are pine, and pine shiplap walls. I fear the acoustic tile may have asbestos. One thing making this tougher is the sloping, stadium-style floor. We’re excited! Date of construction said to be 1912, but perhaps as early as 1905 for land purchase date.

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  13. Tony says: 4 comments

    For a person willing and able to do some work themselves, this property, electrical work, foundation leveling, plumbing, mini-split climate control, works out to total cost so far of $88,000. This doesn’t count a garage, insulation, leveling the stadium-style sloping floor in the sanctuary (DIY), removing the failing vinyl siding, or painting. Still, very affordable. Purchase price $30,000.

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