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Location / Area

Tatham, Northern Rivers, NSW

Near Lismore and Casino

Property Type / Size

A superbly renovated 80 year old church converted to a residence on a 16 acre farmlet. Includes young pecan grove and permaculture food orchard.

The property has enormous potential for a commercial venture (café, art gallery, antique sales etc.)

The sale includes some antique furniture and other assets.

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Aerial ViewAerial ViewNearby Towns

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Property Information

The Building

This is a very large 80 year old timber church, originally a Catholic establishment. The building has been raised 2 metres and features:

80 Year Old ChurchSuperbly RenovatedRear of Church
80 Year Old ChurchSuperbly RenovatedRear of Church

Raised 2 MetresFront of ChurchSide of Church
Raised 2 MetresFront of ChurchSide of Church

Living Area

  • Stunning living area at one end overlooking farmland and pecan grove.
  • Large lounge/living area with balcony, wood heater and polished timber floors
  • Timber Kitchen on one side using original timbers.
    • It has gas stove with oven
    • Ample bench and cupboard space
    • It has high ceilings and 2 gothic cedar doors, one of which opens to an outdoor eating area

KitchenAmple CupboardsOriginal Timbers
KitchenAmple CupboardsOriginal Timbers


This is an old vestry now with an Indian slate floor. It has:

  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Vanity
  • Toilet
  • Storage Cupboard
  • Doors to outside balcony


Main Bedroom

This is upstairs and has:

  • Balcony and windows with rural views
  • Timber panelling and floor
  • Antique furniture included
    • 1800’s wardrobe
    • Bedside tables
    • Mahogany chest of drawers

Guest Bedroom

This is in the original vestibule and is private and quiet.

It has views over the orchard.

3rd Bedroom

This is situated on the original choir platform and is ideal for children


We are installing two new bedrooms making our place a 4 bedroom residence.

4th Bedroom/study has a slide-away wall .

Master BedroomMaster Bedroom3rd Bedroom
Master BedroomMaster Bedroom3rd Bedroom

Main Room

This is an open plan area of 350 sq metres:

  • Dining area
  • Lounge area
  • Office area
  • Storage Area (Old Confessionals)

It has huge potential for commercial use/uses, subject to council approval.


  • Café/Restaurant
  • Art Gallery
  • Antique Sales
  • Wedding Venue
  • Bed and Breakfast Operation
  • Education Facility

Living AreaConfessionals350 sq Metres
Living AreaConfessionals350 sq Metres

Outdoor Decks

 There are 4 of these ideal for dining, entertaining or relaxing.

DeckSide of House DecksFront Entrace
DeckSide of House DecksFront Entrace

Under Church Area (Downstairs)


This is accessed via stairs and is large and practical. It has ample room to dry clothes under cover.


This is a great area for the home handyman. It includes benches, storage and a working woodwork lathe.

Car Parks

There are 2 areas for vehicle parking.

Storage Areas

There is ample space to store items large and small.

Under Church ParkingBalconyHigh Ceilings
Under Church ParkingBalconyHigh Ceilings

Other Features


There are 2 very large concrete tanks with the large roof area, this can supply water for any potential use.

Permaculture Garden

This is 1 acre and adjacent to the church building. It has over 30 varieties of fruits etc, ideal for home consumption.

Storage Container

A 40ft container is situated beside the church for lock up storage. This is accessible via a deck.

Roof & Paint

The building has had a new roof recently. It has also been painted externally recently.

Storage ContainerEntrance to ContainerViews from Church
Storage ContainerEntrance to ContainerViews from Church

But wait there’s more!!

Also included in this great property:

  • Creek frontage
  • Pecan plantation (94 trees)
  • Spring fed dam (for stock water/swimming)
  • Native timber trees planted
  • Paddocks for cattle and horses
  • Bitumen road frontage
  • Quiet rural location

Building Features

  • Very high roof
  • Gothic doors
  • 1” (20mm) thick floor boards
  • Timber features throughout
  • Hardwood and rare timbers included throughout


A large inventory of 'some antique furniture and other assets are included in the sale. Email now to find out what is included in the sale.


There is quality land ideal for:

  • Crops
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit orchards
  • Nuts
  • Market/Flower garden (strawberries etc.)

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Solar PowerSolar Hot WaterStairs

Best Features

  • Restored church building including residence
  • 16 lovely acres with creek frontage
  • Ample furniture and other assets included.
  • Only 20 minutes to Lismore (Major Centre) or Casino (Employment)
  • Easy drive to Evans Head (Beach/River)
  • Potential for commercial use (STCA)
  • Rare and beautiful timbers in church
  • Large storage container included
  • Permaculture garden/trees included
  • Ample parking and storage areas
  • Quiet peaceful location
  • Ability to change layout as required
  • Room for Horses/Cattle
  • School bus stops at the corner of the property
  • Approximately 1.5 hours to Gold coast
  • Approximately 2.5 hours to Brisbane

Some Furniture IncludedRare TimbersLarge Open Space
Some Furniture IncludedRare TimbersLarge Open Space

Additional Information

This is the opportunity of a LIFETIME.

It is a very desirable property in the lovely Northern Rivers of NSW.

It has enormous potential for family home or for a commercial/retail enterprise.

The combination of history, natural beauty and quality renovation make this a very liveable property.

Inspections by appointment. Ring the owner to make a time to suit.



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