The waters have parted and 1938 village church has a $2.2million price tag

The interior of the 1938 church at Broadwater. Photos: Northern Rivers Property Group

Susanna Freymark

If you’ve got a spare $2.2million, the church in Broadwater is for sale.

Previously a cafe called Our Daily Bread, the site at 194 Baraang Drive includes a three-bedroom modern house behind the church.

The 1938 church was for sale in 2009 for $269,000 and then in 2019 it was listed for $1.5million.

Real estate agent Paul Stobbie from Northern Rivers Property Group is selling the property.

He said all prospective buyers will be advised about the flooding in February-March 2022.

In the floods, the church went under like many of the homes and businesses in Broadwater.

The church after the flood. Photo: Contributed

The blurb says the property is half an hour from Byron Bay and suggests the church could be used as a wedding venue or a nightclub called Holy Water. Or maybe it could be converted into a theatre, a fine dining restaurant, or be used as a home the spiel says.

The selling agent suggests Broadwater could become the next Newrybar.

Locals are likely to have something to say about that.

Behind the church is a three bedroom house. The blurb said it needs a “few touches”  to complete it.

The block itself is 0.4 hectares (1 acre) with views in every direction.

Will it sell for $2.2million? Who knows but it’s going to need some floodproofing.

The property is listed here. The drone photos and interior shots are stunning. See more below.

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