Own your Dream in the Mountains
The opportunity you have been dreaming about is here. Nestled in southern Alberta The Crowsnest Pass is an affordable gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Home to world class fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and backcountry skiing, Coleman is also just 30 minutes from Fernie B.C.
The Holy Ghost Catholic Church was built in 1905 and boasts much of its original charm, soaring steeples, 8 original stained glass windows, and a glorious ceiling mural. Operating as a coffee house, retail business, music venue, and ceramics studio, it presents the perfect opportunity to own a turnkey business. Being located on highway three allows the perfect stop for a weary travelers. The church lends itself to many re-incarnations and the possibilities are endless; a theatre, bed and breakfast, corporate work shop venue, coffee roasterie, craft brewery, pie shop, you are limited only by your imagination. Most recently housing a coffee house and live music venue, it has been a favorite stop for well known and Juno winning musicians.
The back part of the church has been renovated into a four bedroom, two level residence that seamlessly ties in with the original building. The main level has a bathroom with reclaimed claw foot tub and bespoke antique light fixtures. Enjoy 15-foot ceilings throughout the home with original paneling and wood floors, creating a homey and warm feel. A laundry room, lots of storage, and a bonus room above one of the bedrooms provides abundant space and privacy for an active family. In the private living room a large stained glass window casts a warm glow, as well another one is located in a main level bedroom.
On the second level are the fourth bedroom and a loft area that overlooks the main part of the building. Perfect as a reading area or office, it hosts a wonderful view of the mural and stained glass windows of the main area below. A wood-burning fireplace in the church and a spacious kitchen area add warmth and function.
There is a large south facing private garden, as well as a private entrance. On the East side there is a large Douglas fir deck with morning sun, and a large fenced vegetable garden.
This is a wonderful opportunity to own a piece of history, and an opportunity for a more peaceful lifestyle that is not too far from the city. Start your best days now. This property is comprised of two joined lots. The church on one and large fenced garden and parking lot on the other.
Offered at $365,000 Contact Kym: 403.563.8454 | theblackbirdcoffee[email protected]