Inside this old-looking water tower is a stunning and modern home. When the owners aren’t living here, they rent out parts of the home for special events. To keep the authentic look, the original “main water conduct, concrete ceilings and stairs, and the giant 250,000 liter water basin were kept.” Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Located in the Belgian village of Steenokkerzeel, this 30 meter (98.4 ft) water tower was originally built between 1938 and 1941. It was in service until the 1990s and was even used as a watchtower by the Nazis when they took over Belgium in World War II.

In 2007, Bham Design Studio set forth to completely renovate and convert the former water tower into a single family home. The exterior was completely restored to its original state, while columns were repaired, joints were removed and top floor windows were enlarged.

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