For Sale/Rent

On the Market: A Converted Church in Rockport

This former house of worship overlooks the ocean.


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111 Granite Street, Rockport
Price: $1,095,000
Size: 3,019 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5

There’s a lot to like about this three-bedroom home that hit the market earlier this month. First off, it’s one of a kind—the place was converted from a church into a single-family home in the 1950s, and now boasts an airy, modern interior. Second, it’s located in one of Massachusetts’ most charming seaside towns: Rockport. And to top it all off, the place boasts views of the Atlantic.

Inside, etched glass windows let light into the first floor. An eye-catching eat-in kitchen offers soaring 18-foot ceilings, while the nearby living room comes complete with a huge brick fireplace and built-in shelving. Upstairs, a bedroom and an office are located where the church’s bell tower once was, and a master bedroom boasts several closets and dreamy views of the ocean. Unlike most churches, this one has French doors that lead to a deck. It overlooks a small garden that preservers sight lines to the sea.

For information, contact Julie Gamble Smith, By the Sea Sotheby’s International Realty, juliegamblesmith.com.

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