A little piece of heaven – Cottekill Church and House

Posted on Thu, 22 Mar 2012 by midcenturyjo

Potter Ayumi Horie lives in a very special place. Well at least for now she does. I’ll let her explain, “Ten years ago, I bought this village church and simultaneously renovated and lived in the space for three years. I’m now selling the church, house and studio located in the Hudson Valley, two hours from NYC. We’ve… had studio sales and annual craft sales in the church, so it’s perfect for artists and musicians.”

“I’m sharing it with you in the hopes that you might share my project with other designers/future DIYers.  I’d love to spread the word about the sale of the church, too, in an effort to find just the right buyer…ideally, someone who will continue to use the space to create art and support the growing arts community.”

Oh Ayumi! How could you tear yourself away from such a beautifully gentle home. If only I lived in your neck of the woods… and lovely woods they seem. If you want to be part of this lovely old church’s history you can find out more here.

kath says:

What a sweet house! It's an hour north of my house in the HV, lots of artisans in the area and a very supportive creative community. I wish I knew someone who was house-hunting up there!

Georgia says:

Ok, this is my dream house. A church conversion with a studio and room for gallery space. I would happily live up there. If only i could get my kids (and husband) to agree.

eric says:

We seem to see lots of church conversions which while fantastic, are hardly recognizable as a church from the interior. It is nice to see a different take which preserves much of the structure's character.

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