c. 1900 Church – Bethlehem, NH

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1 Muchmore Rd Bethlehem, NH 03574

  • $159,900
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.5 Bath
  • 2319 Sq Ft
  • 0.75 Ac.
.75+- acres. Once in a lifetime opportunity to own an artist 'retrofitted' church in Bethlehem NH. Original stained glass fills the cathedral ceiling in the main gathering space... gorgeous colored light filters through the windows highlighting the hardwood floors. Below the choir loft / bedroom & bath is the kitchen -- all open to the main space with it's own trio of floor to ceiling stained glass windows. Loft bath also features a stained glass window above the claw footed tub. Spiral staircase allows for access to another loft space @ the opposite end. A little detached cottage on th...e property for storage and /or work space. Strategically located between Bethlehem & Twin Mt, it's a short ride to all downtown Bethlehem has to offer (restaurants, shops, theater) and mere minutes to either Franconia or Crawford Notch (Cannon or Bretton Woods). Sale is subject to right of first refusal.
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Heidi Boedecker, Coldwell Banker LinWood Real Estate,
(603) 823-8895

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12 Comments on c. 1900 Church – Bethlehem, NH

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  1. Lindsay G says: 531 comments

    Omg I love this! What a neat place! I love how big and open it is. So much charm!

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  2. Scully63 says: 46 comments

    Very cool! I’m curious about the house shaped frame in the living room. I’m guessing it must have lighting on it or something. I also like the very open floor plan.

    • Marc says: 241 comments

      I think they are trying to define a smaller space within a large space. I like the idea but i’m not sold on the execution.

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    • GoddessOdd says: 343 comments

      I wonder if it had curtains hung on it. It looks for all the world like the frame for the canvas tent my artist friend takes to art festivals. It also could be one of the ‘gazebo” contraptions sold for outdoor use. My immediate concern was that they damaged the beautiful floor installing that… unless those are rubber feet.

  3. DianeEG says: 560 comments

    Beautiful windows that must be stunning as light pours into the building. Must be tough to heat in the N.H. winters with the high ceiling but a lovely conversion inside and out. And the door knocker is a hoot.

  4. Scott Cunningham says: 393 comments

    Most successful church conversions I’ve seen extend the second floor platforms (above the altar and back by the choir balcony) into lofts that give useable upstairs space for bedrooms and such, while keeping the living and entertaining down on the main floor. This one retains its original configuration.

  5. Tiffini S. says: 13 comments

    “Bethlehem, NH” – Ok that alone is probably worth buying this thing. LOL!

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  6. Colleen J says: 1058 comments

    Interesting (not my style) but very interesting, and it has a clawtub LOL.

  7. Kimberley Dudley -Pyett. Known as Kimmie. says: 13 comments

    First I must say the Outside is quite Superb and the Address Says it all, Just wonderful. Ideal for one or two people very cosy bedroom and seems like its the perfect first home. Regards Kimmie from Englandxxoo..

  8. abevy says: 307 comments

    I would change the front doors. The ones are not impressive as the building deserves. Small deck in back would be nice, maybe a bit bigger. Nice old building.

  9. MazamaGrammy says: 345 comments

    It wouldn’t take much to convert this one right back to a church again. I’d feel very uncomfortable living in a former church. I’d expect the former pastor and congregation to show up any minute.

  10. JOANNE LANG says: 1 comments

    SUCH A LOVELY OPEN HOME, GRANDMA JO

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