McLeod’s Daughters star Doris Younane sells her converted three-bedroom church hall in Adelaide for $520,000
McLeod’s Daughters actress Doris Younane has sold her quirky three-bedroom house in Adelaide, South Australia.
The renovation, a former Anglican church hall in the Rosewater suburb, raised $520,000, reports realestate.com.au.
In addition to the three well-sized bedrooms – each with a built-in wardrobe – there are two bathrooms and a kitchen with a spacious pantry.
Off the market! McLeod’s Daughters star Doris Younane, 58, has sold her three-bedroom converted church hall in the Adelaide suburb of Rosewater for $520,000
The main attraction of the property is the spacious combined living and dining room, with original pews for the dining table.
Next to the wall hangs a large mirror with 100-year-old ballet bars, which are said to have come from a studio in Melbourne.
Elsewhere, there is a large wall made of wood paneling that houses the TV, stacks of CDs, and a surfboard.
Spacious: In addition to three well-sized bedrooms – each with fitted wardrobes – there are two bathrooms and a kitchen with a generously sized pantry
The house also has polished floors and high windows that allow natural light to flow through the combined living space.
Doris and her husband, Bill Papakostantis, bought the house in 2007 and lived there while she was filming for McLeod’s Daughters in Kingsford, north of Adelaide.
The couple lived in the adjacent church which they sold for $425,000 in 2020, and used the hall as a studio space for acting classes.
Spacious: the main attraction of the property is the spacious combined living and dining room, with original pews for the dining table
Former home: Doris and her husband Bill Papakostantis bought the property in 2007 and lived there during her time Channel Nine drama, which was filmed in Kingsford, outside the South Australian capital
They moved to Melbourne in 2012 and rented out both the church and the church hall to tenants.
Doris said that while she was sad to sell her former home, she and Bill were looking forward to buying new premises in Melbourne.
“It’s an alternative way of living, but for me it was really magical and there was a calm about it. It’s a little piece of heaven,” she said.
‘It’s a little piece of heaven’: Doris said she was sad to sell their former home, as she and her husband were looking for a home in their new Melbourne base. “It’s an alternative way of living, but for me it was really magical and there was a calm about it,” she said.