Britain's most unusual homes: windmills, water towers, churches and school conversions

Imagine living in a beautifully restored windmill, an 18th-century sandstone chapel or a stunning conversion of twin water towers. Many of Britain's extraordinary spaces have been converted into showstopping homes. We take a property tour
Many of Britain's extraordinary spaces and landmark buildings have been converted into showstopping homes, thanks to creative architects and ambitious renovators.

Unusual properties, such as listed windmills, breweries, water towers and churches, often have stunning original character features which can be retained to create flexible and unique modern living spaces. We take a property tour around the country to discover some of Britain's most unusual homes.

Former Weslyan Chapel: Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9
The Old Chapel, believed to have been built in the mid-1800s, overlooks the village green and the picturesque pond in Russells Green, made famous by the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In the heart of the Chilterns, the converted cottage has one bedroom (with the potential to add a second bedroom) and plenty of character features, including a stained glass window, a vaulted, beamed ceiling and a wood-burning stove. £449,950.
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