Behind the facade of this historic church lies an incredibly chic home with living room loft perfect for parties, roof terrace and sunken lounge

Inside a converted church in Fitzroy, Melbourne, is a modern house set to break a suburban record

Behind the doors of this historic church is a beautiful modern house with cathedral ceilings, a balcony for a DJ, an incredible roof terrace and a sunken lounge set to break a suburban record

  • In a historic church is a chic modern home with an incredible loft, original details and roof terrace
  • Melbourne’s unique Fitzroy pad is on the market for a record $5.7 million – $6.2 million
  • A huge open plan living area on the top floor has an incredible church ceiling with exposed beams
  • There are also beautiful original stained glass windows and glass floors overlooking the levels below
  • Downstairs, the bedrooms, bathrooms, stairs and hallways are all encased in a smooth wood finish

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A strikingly spectacular historic church has been converted into a unique home with a living room-loft perfect for parties, a rooftop terrace and a sunken lounge.

Built in 1871, the Bluestone Church is located in the bustling and desirable area of ​​Fitzroy, just north of Melbourne‘s CBD and is now poised to break a suburban record when it sells for its $6.2 million asking price.

An expansive open plan kitchen, living space and loft occupies the entire top floor of the home and sits beneath an epic A-frame ceiling with exposed wood beams.

Behind the facade of this historic church lies an incredibly chic home with living room loft perfect for parties, roof terrace and sunken lounge

An expansive open plan kitchen, living space and loft occupies the entire top floor of the home and sits beneath an epic A-frame ceiling with exposed wood beams

An expansive open plan kitchen, living space and loft occupies the entire top floor of the home and sits beneath an epic A-frame ceiling with exposed wood beams

Built in 1871, the Bluestone Church is located in the bustling and desirable area of ​​Fitzroy, just north of Melbourne's CBD

It is now on the market and will break a suburban record when sold for the asking price of $6.2 million

Built in 1871, the Bluestone Church is located in the bustling and desirable area of ​​Fitzroy just north of Melbourne’s CBD and will now break a suburban record when sold for the asking price of $6.2 million

Natural light floods into the airy space through huge original stained glass windows and expansive steel-framed skylights built into the roof and leading out to a wooden deck

Natural light floods into the airy space through huge original stained glass windows and expansive steel-framed skylights built into the roof and leading out to a wooden deck

Natural light floods into the airy space through huge original stained glass windows and stretching steel framed skylights built into the roof and leading out to a wooden deck.

Above the powder room and the smooth wooden kitchen with a marble-topped island bench, a loft space is accessed by a ladder and is the perfect DJ deck spot for the most lavish parties.

A sunken lounge area is located under the extraordinary vaulted church window and glass floors run the length of the space and look down on the levels below.

Property developer Glenn Morris has lived in the unique historic path but has marketed it to live closer to the beach

Property developer Glenn Morris has lived in the unique historic path but has marketed it to live closer to the beach

Above the powder room and the smooth wooden kitchen with an island bench with marble tops, a loft space is accessed by a ladder and is the perfect DJ deck place for the most lavish parties

Above the powder room and the smooth wooden kitchen with an island bench with marble tops, a loft space is accessed by a ladder and is the perfect place for a DJ deck for the most lavish parties

A sunken lounge area is located under the extraordinary arched church window

Glass floors run the length of the space and look down on the levels below

A sunken lounge area is located under the extraordinary vaulted church window and glass floors run the length of the space and look down on the levels below

On the first floor, the master bedroom has a chic black tiled bathroom, built-in study area and a large window overlooking the original interior wall of the church and a courtyard below

On the first floor, the master bedroom has a chic black tiled bathroom, built-in study area and a large window overlooking the original interior wall of the church and a courtyard below

Downstairs is a series of bedrooms, bathrooms, stairs and hallways, all encased in the same smooth wood used in the kitchen, loft and living area floor.

On the first floor, the master bedroom has a chic black tiled bathroom, built-in study area and a large window overlooking the original interior wall of the church and a courtyard below.

Other features of the house include the lift giving access to all levels and two further ground floor bedrooms, one of which can be used as a sitting room which opens through large sliding doors onto the tree filled courtyard.

Downstairs is a series of bedrooms, bathrooms, stairs and hallways, all encased in the same smooth wood found in the kitchen, loft and living area floor

Downstairs is a series of bedrooms, bathrooms, stairs and hallways, all encased in the same smooth wood found in the kitchen, loft and living area floor

Other features of the house include the lift giving access to all levels and two further ground floor bedrooms, one of which can be used as a sitting room which opens through large sliding doors onto the tree filled courtyard.

Other features of the house include the lift giving access to all levels and two further ground floor bedrooms, one of which can be used as a sitting room which opens through large sliding doors onto the tree filled courtyard.

If the property sells in the $5.7 million - $6.2 million demand range, it will break the Fitzroy residential record set by Mr Morris in 2017 when one of the site's other units made $4.9 raised million

If the property sells in the $5.7 million – $6.2 million demand range, it will break Fitzroy’s residential record set by Mr. Morris in 2017 when one of the site’s other units $4. raised 9 million

Nelson Alexander's listing agent Arch Staver told realestate.com.au that in the six days it's been on the market, the house has attracted a lot of interest from both local and international buyers.

Nelson Alexander’s listing agent Arch Staver told realestate.com.au that in the six days it’s been on the market, the house has attracted a lot of interest from both local and international buyers.

Property developer Glenn Morris has lived in the unique historic path but recently marketed it to live closer to the beach.

Mr Morris converted the modern-meets-traditional church and developed the site to house 12 more units.

If the property sells in the $5.7 million – $6.2 million demand range, it will break the Fitzroy residential record set by Mr Morris in 2017 when one of the site’s other units made $4.9 million raised.

Nelson Alexander’s listing agent Arch Staver told realestate.com.au that in the six days it’s been on the market, the house has attracted a lot of interest from both local and international buyers.

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