Abandoned industrial buildings for sale

Cool commercial spaces ripe for conversion

It can be challenging to find a unique property, but if you have an open mind, you might be able to find a conversion project that has a lot of potential. With its abundance of character and period elements, industrial buildings make the perfect blank canvases to be transformed into your ideal home. These incredibly stylish business facilities, which range from an Art Deco mechanic’s garage in Washington, USA, to a magnificent historic warehouse in London, would make amazing houses.

Empty industrial space, Illinois, USA: £76,500 ($100k)

Located in Bloomington, Illinois, this stunning redbrick home was built in 1900 and has almost 14,000 square feet including a finished basement. At just £76,500 ($100k), you may own the freshly lowered house, which offers an abundance of space for an extremely low price.

Empty industrial space, Illinois, USA: £76,500 ($100k)

There are countless development options for this vacant shell, which is listed with Coldwell Banker Commercial, depending on your preference: you can turn the sizable building into several homes or one stunning family house. The 120-year-old masonry, which was once a warehouse, still appears to be in excellent shape.

Empty industrial space, Illinois, USA: £76,500 ($100k)

The three-story interior is light and spacious, with exposed brick walls, original wood flooring, steel support columns, and breathtaking 10-foot-high ceilings—all the elements of an industrial-inspired family home. The top two stories are flooded with natural light because to their abundance of windows, creating amazing open-plan living areas.

Rural watermill, Lower Normandy, France: £105,000 ($137k)

This charming property in Gavray, France, might be the perfect choice if you’re looking for a characterful home for an incredibly low price. With its gorgeous brick front, the antique watermill is in a picturesque riverbank location. This genuine industrial treasure is currently available for £105,000 ($137k) through French Property Links, making it an incredible deal.

Rural watermill, Lower Normandy, France: £105,000 ($137k)

Across four stories, the historic mill provides an amazing 9,000 square feet of space. Together with the main property, the listing also includes a tiny, neighboring house that needs renovations and a nice garden that would be ideal for alfresco dining in the warm summer months or drinking cocktails by the river.

Rural watermill, Lower Normandy, France: £105,000 ($137k)

The former mill is divided into nine large rooms, with a garage, an attic, and a basement. With exposed wood beams and wooden support posts among other lovely historical characteristics, each level is roomy and well-appointed. Vast expanses of windows provide breathtaking views of the lake, flooding the interior of the structure with an abundance of natural light. This charming old house is in good structural shape and would make a wonderful starting point for a makeover.

Old hardware store, Maine, USA: £172,000 ($225k)

This magnificent brick building, called the John Scales Building, dates all the way back to 1892 when it was a steel and hardware dealer. The front is a treasure trove of architectural gems, from exquisite arched sash windows to ornate brickwork, all despite its industrial past.

Auto repair garage, Washington, USA: £326,000 ($425k)

Constructed in 1907, the garage boasts a spacious parking area at the back that might accommodate future building expansion. If this unique and uncommon property has captured your attention, 4Degrees on LoopNet is offering it for just £326,000 ($425k).

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