Bagnato Architects Converted A Timber Church Built In 1892 Into A Luxurious Contemporary Home

Bagnato Architects have transformed a 1892 timber church and turned it into a modern and spacious home in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. #ChurchConversion #ModernHouse

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Husband and wife team Dominic & Marie Bagnato from Bagnato Architects, have transformed a 1892 timber church and turned it into a modern and spacious home in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

 

Bagnato Architects have transformed a 1892 timber church and turned it into a modern and spacious home in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. #ChurchConversion #ModernHouse

Photography by Axiom

Stepping inside, there’s a vestibule that sits off to the side of the formal living room. Gold colored curtains add a luxurious touch and complement the gold furniture accessories.


Stepping inside this converted church, there's a vestibule that sits off to the side of the formal living room. Gold colored curtains add a luxurious touch and complement the gold furniture accessories. #FormalLivingRoom #Vestibule

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In the main living room, walls have been replaced with glass and the high ceilings make the large open room feel even larger.


In the main living room of this converted church, walls have been replaced with glass and the high ceilings make the large open room feel even larger. #ChurchConversion #InteriorDesign #Windows #LivingRoom

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Outside, there’s a backyard with a covered alfresco dining area with a kitchen, and solar heated pool.


This converted church has a modern backyard with a covered alfresco dining area with a kitchen, and solar heated pool. #OutdoorSpace #OutdoorKitchen

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Back inside, there’s a centrally located fireplace and from this angle, you can see that there’s a mezzanine above the kitchen and dining area.


This converted church has a centrally located fireplace and from this angle, you can see that there's a mezzanine above the kitchen and dining area. #ChurchConversion #InteriorDesign #Fireplace

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The dining room has a dark wood dining table, while in the kitchen, light colored cabinets contrast the darker cabinets and help to keep the space bright.


This contemporary dining room has a dark wood dining table, while in the kitchen, light colored cabinets contrast the darker cabinets and help to keep the space bright. #DiningRoom #Kitchen

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The new contemporary addition is home to the master bedroom wing that has a walk in robe and an entire wall of integrated joinery incorporating TV, desk and window seat.


This modern master bedroom has a walk in robe and an entire wall of integrated joinery incorporating TV, desk and window seat. #MasterBedroom

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In the master ensuite bathroom there’s a freestanding bath tub and double bowl vanity unit. Floor to ceiling marble and stone completes the theme of a luxury hotel retreat.


In the master ensuite bathroom there's a freestanding bath tub and double bowl vanity unit. Floor to ceiling marble and stone completes the theme of a luxury hotel retreat. #ModernBathroom

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Wood stairs connect all of the levels of the home and lead up to the mezzanine.


Wood stairs connect all of the levels of this converted church and lead up to the mezzanine. #ConvertedChurch #Stairs

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The mezzanine level is home to a rumpus room and that overlooks the living room void and and has valley views through the large arched window.


This modern church conversion has a mezzanine level that's home to a rumpus room and that overlooks the living room void and and has valley views through the large arched window. #ChurchConversion #Mezzanine

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Off the mezzanine is a bedroom that shows of the shape of the original church and its wood ceilings and architectural details.


This minimalist bedroom shows of the shape of the original church and its wood ceilings and architectural details. #BedroomDesign #ChurchConversion

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Stairs from the mezzanine lead up to a loft space that’s located within the roof space. A circular floor-to-ceiling window encapsulates a panoramic view of the valley and city skyline.


This converted church has a loft space that's located within the roof space. A circular floor-to-ceiling window encapsulates a panoramic view of the valley and city skyline. #ConvertedChurch #LoftSpace #Windows

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The house also has a basement dining room cellar located within the new addition, and it has a polished concrete floor, a curved re-claimed timber ceiling, mood lighting, floor-to-ceiling wine racks and a backlit onyx marble wall.


This modern house has a basement dining room cellar with a polished concrete floor, a curved re-claimed timber ceiling, mood lighting, floor-to-ceiling wine racks and a backlit onyx marble wall. #WineCellar #DiningRoom

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There’s also a multi-purpose room that’s been set up as a gym. A mirrored wall for when working out, or when relaxing, someone can cozy up in the raised day bed that’s built into the wall.


This modern house has a multi-purpose room that's been set up as a gym. A mirrored wall for when working out, or when relaxing, someone can cozy up in the raised day bed that's built into the wall. #HomeGym #BuiltInDayBed

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