Seventh heaven: Money can’t buy you love, but it could bag you this divine £50m Knightsbridge church conversion

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  • You'll have to say your prayers before you step inside this luxurious church conversion: not only does it come complete with a cinema, gold leaf bath and a juice bar (!) - it officially still retains its status as a place of worship

    Fancy bagging yourself a mansion? You’ll probably need more than your fair share of divine intervention to get your hands on this spectacular £50 million London bolt hole.

    The former church, located in Knightsbridge – one of London’s priciest postcodes – has been turned into a four-storey home featuring seven bedrooms.

    Amen to that: The £50 million former church has been turned into a lavish home complete with cinema, elevator and swimming pool  Rigby & Rigby

    Covering a huge 11,500sq ft, the house was sold 15 years ago by the Diocese of London for just £1 million after congregation
    numbers to the church took a nosedive.

    It was
    then transformed into a lavish city home complete with basement swimming pool. The plush pad was owned by Alain Boublil – a famous lyricist known for his work creating West End musicals Les Miserables and Miss

    Say a little prayer: The converted church was renovated by famous lyricist, Alain Boublil  Rigby & Rigby

    In 2009 he sold the converted property and it now reportedly belongs to a Thai businessman.

    Part of the church was retained by the diocese and continues to be used to this day for worship and community activities.

    Simply divine: Still retaining many original features, the property has beautiful high ceilings and the orginal ornate windows  Rigby & Rigby

    Although the house is not officially for sale, but it has been ‘placed’ with only a handful of super-rich people so they can register their interest.

    The multi-million pound home features a 30ft swimming pool, hot tub room, private treatment room and a home cinema.

    Holy water: The mansion also features a huge swimming pool complete with spa facilities and a treatment room  Rigby & Rigby

    To travel around the opulent mansion visitors can use a plush bronze lift hidden inside a spiral
    staircase. Other features include a sauna and steam room, juice bar and gym.

    Shh: The luxury property isn't officially on the market but is being discreetly marketed among those in the know and with enough cash to match the hefty pricetag

    Developers Rigby & Rigby describe the property as ‘undeniably one of the finest private homes in Knightsbridge.’

    The conversion still features the original beams for the church as well as nave columns and
    mullioned windows.

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