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Amazing Old Style Church meets 2021!! Central CT.

Close to both New Haven and Hartford CT. We live in an 1885 Catholic Church that was originally converted into a residential home in 1960. We are the third family to live here. In 2020, we did an extensive make over of our home including adding modern bathrooms, modern kitchen, modern gas fireplace and upgraded basement. All of the modern upgrades fit exceptionally well into a traditional church setting. House includes 16 foot stained glass windows front and back as well along with 25 ft high ceilings. There are also stained glass windows throughout the home. Every room has been rebuilt, insulated, and painted. There is exceptional lighting as well as amazing natural lighting at sunrise and sunset. Indoor balcony offers the ideal camera location for numerous shots. We have 3 brand new full baths (one on each floor) with the converted basement as the perfect place for makeup and wardrobe as well as storage for equipment and editing gear. This setting features two outdoor decks and a beautiful rock garden. The yard is home to almost 75 different plants including Japanese Elm, Weeping Cherry, Hydrangea, Azalea and Hosta plants. Our home is located in the small rural community of Higganum, Haddam CT which is just south of Middletown, Connecticut. There is easy access to all the main highways and parking for up to 10 cars. Our area of the state includes the Goodspeed Theater, Gillette Castle, and the Connecticut River. We are minutes from Wesleyan University and the CT shoreline. We are 1/2 hour from Hartford and New Haven. Other towns in our area include Essex, Old Saybrook and Old Lyme. There are very few homes that provide the type of setting this location can offer. It truly must be seen to be appreciated. As you can see from the photo's, there is still that Victorian Gothic elements accentuated by all the modern comforts of a brand new home...and it all fits together remarkably. The Church (St. Peter's) was designed by Owen Brainard who had a hand in designing the NYC Public Library.

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Private parking for 10 cars

Truck / motorhome on site parking: On property

Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
2600 sq ft
Lot size:
26572 sq ft
Main floor number:

Location Rules

No adult filming
No smoking
No pets
Just be respectful of our home.


Air Conditioning
Hair/Makeup area


Double Sink
Large Shower
Modern Bathroom
Cathedral Ceiling
Conventional Ceiling
High Ceiling
Pivot Doors
Screen Doors
Sliding Doors
Stained Glass
Wood Doors
Gravel/Dirt Driveway
BBQ Grill
Front yard
Modern Fireplace
Inlaid/Patterns Floor
Light Wood/Whitewash Floor
Lush/Manicured Yard
Dressing Room
Home Office
Home Theatre
Kid Room/Teenager Room
Laundry Room
Open Floor Plan
Bright Kitchen
Granite Countertop
Kitchen Island
Open Kitchen
Stainless Steel Kitchen
White Kitchen
Wood Deck
Quarter/Half/Three-Quarter Turn Stairs
Colored Walls
White Walls
Hinged/Casement Windows
Stained Glass Windows

Crew access

Street Level
Exact location provided after booking