Home chapels and sanctuaries

While royalty and the wealthy have enjoyed for centuries private places of worship, like the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle below, it is increasingly common to find these sanctuaries in all types of homes and settings.

Private chapel at Windsor Castle
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Whether a single room within a home or a freestanding structure, these sacred places can take on a variety of forms.  This Johns Island property features a simple a frame design, with cypress paneled walls and heart pine flooring.

Johns Island Chapel

Johns Island private chapel

An intimate white washed chapel is a feature at The Villa dei Fiore in Thousand Oaks, California.

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A petite stone chapel on the grounds of an estate in Moorestown, New Jersey.
Moorestown, New Jersey stone private chapel
Berkshire Hathaway-Diana Regan

A Mediterranean style chapel in Windermere, Florida.

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Private holy sanctuaries are not limited to Christian faiths as seen in this Fort Lauderdale, Florida mansion’s private synagogue.
Fort Lauderdale private synagogue
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A simple home shrine serves as a meditation and prayer center.
A personal mosque features abundant natural light and a variety of wood types.
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Mr. H says: Prayer is the world’s best wireless connection-Enjoy!

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