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The Walking Dead's Carl's (Chandler Riggs) family's home - 1890 Church House

Senoia, GA, USA
  • House2400 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps9
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

3 Bedrooms, 1 loft, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

Chandler Riggs' (Carl's) parents invite you to their beautiful 2400 square ft home that was originally a church! Built in 1890, the church was converted to a home in the early 2000's. The home is one block from the quaint town of Senoia (which is better known as Woodbury from the show), where you will find dozens of shops and restaurants. You will also be within a few blocks of the Alexandria set, as well as the pudding house, the coma house, and other memorable set locations. The church house was featured in the movie Pet Sematary 2. And as an added bonus, the home has a real grave in the side yard, where a confederate soldier is buried.

When you enter the home, prepare to be in awe of the beautiful stained glass window in the kitchen. The main living space boasts 15 ft. ceilings with an antique chandelier. The kitchen is fully stocked. The kitchen is open to the living/eating area where you'll find the walls adorned with art given to Chandler by his fans. A 65" tv is mounted to the wall and you'll find the furniture to be an interesting mix of both antique and new. The original preacher's chair was saved with the church and sits in one of the two foyers.

With 3 bedrooms, one loft, and 2.5 baths, there's ample space for up to 9 guests to sleep comfortably. The master bedroom sits where the preacher's pulpit was originally located. The king sized bed is flanked by two beautiful stained glass windows, and you will be able to see the markings on the floor where the pulpit platform once was. The room also includes an en suite bathroom with a tub, shower, two vanities, separate WC, and a walk-in closet.

The second bedroom has a queen sized bed with beautiful luxury farmhouse-style bedding and a walk-in closet. The third bedroom has a twin size daybed with a trundle. There is also a small loft in this room with a twin sized mattress. This room has a walk-in closet.

A spiral staircase leads to a bonus loft area where you'll find a twin daybed with a trundle.

There is one full hallway bathroom and one powder room.

For Walking Dead fans in town for tours, or for guests who are just looking for a unique place to get away, this house is one of a kind!


Gina-Ann Riggs

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About Gina-Ann Riggs

William and Gina Ann Riggs are the owners of this unique home and are the parents of Chandler and Grayson. When they aren't with Chandler on set, Gina Ann is either studio teaching on television or movie sets, or acting on both stage and screen. She is one of the owners of the theater group Marietta Theatre Company. Her husband, William, is also a studio teacher, but is best known for his behind-the-scene tours of The Walking Dead locations. His many years of being on set with Chandler have given him lots of entertaining stories he loves to share. While in town, take one of his tours. Visit http://www.dadszombieroadtrip.com/ for more info. Their youngest son, Grayson, is into everything sports and keeps his parents busy!

Gina-Ann Riggs purchased this House in 2017

Why Gina-Ann Riggs chose Senoia

We have spent many days in the quaint town of Senoia and have grown to love it. We were so excited the day we saw that the church house was for sale. Senoia is swarming with tourists and there are not many options for places to stay. We are happy to offer our beautiful home for guests to get to know this town that we have grown to love.

What makes this House unique

The home is located in the historic district of Senoia. It was originally the Presbyterian Church of Senoia, built in 1890. There is a grave in the side yard. Captain Thomas Peavy was one of the only confederate soldiers from the area to survive the Civil War. The home was featured in the movie Pet Sematary 2. It is one block from Main St. and two blocks from the set of The Walking Dead. Once you are here, no car is needed!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        3 twin/ single, 1 twin daybed with trundle and a loft twin mattress
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king
      • Upstairs loft
        2 twin/ single, One twin daybed with a trundle


        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Master Bath
          toilet, tub, shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 3

          Location Type

            • Downtown
              You will be one block from downtown Senoia, where there are dozens of shops and restaurants, including The Walking Dead shop and Nic and Norman's.


                • Family
                • Historic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Linens Provided
                          One set of sheets provided
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                          Circular driveway in front will hold up to 3 cars. Additional parking is provided on the left side of the house.
                        • Telephone
                        • Towels Provided
                          2 towels per person provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Coffee Maker
                              Mr. Coffee Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Gourmet kitchen - Gas range with pot filler, granite countertops, walk-in pantry
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster
                              4-slice Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  Table seats 4 plus 3 bar stools at kitchen island
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Games
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Television
                                      One 65" television in the living area


                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Lawn / Garden


                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • churches
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              11 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews


                                                              Tiffany M.

                                                              This church house was amazing!! The house is decorated beautifully and has everything you would ever need while on vacation. Walking distance to everything in downtown Senoia. There are literally no words to express how beautiful this house is! Can not wait to stay here again!! Thank you to the Riggs for opening their beautiful church house to stay while in Senoia!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our home!! Thank you for the kind words, and we hope to have you back in the future!

                                                              A special place

                                                              Julie A.Orlando

                                                              The Church is beautifully restored and a comfortable space for our group, which was 3 couples. The owners obviously put a lot of thought and resources into making this a standout experience. One doesn’t have to be a Walking Dead fan to appreciate the home but if you are, it would be a thrill to stay here. The neighborhood is quiet and close to downtown. I would return in a heartbeat.

                                                              Amazing house!!

                                                              Sarah G.

                                                              We absolutely loved staying in this beautiful church house!

                                                              Perfect home for Walking Dead fans

                                                              sarah p.

                                                              My dad and I visited Atlanta for the Walker Stalker event. We stayed in the charming town of Senoia for two nights. This house was the perfect addition for our Walking Dead weekend. We booked a walking tour with Gian-Ann, who showed us different filming locations, all about 2 blocks from the church house. The house was cozy, and impeccably decorated. We enjoyed playing many games of pinball during our stay. The restaurants and shops are all close by and within easy walking distance. Thank you Riggs family for opening up your beautiful home to us.

                                                              Ms. Riggs was super sweet and the house is lovely!

                                                              Rachel H.

                                                              I fell in love with the house the very first time I visited Senoia. The house was lovely and Ms. Riggs was kind enough to stop and check on us as she passed through the area. The house was very clean, it is beautiful on the interior, and the furnishings were comfortable. We hope to stay at the house again! Thank you Riggs family!!

                                                              Great location, beautiful home

                                                              Jeanette J.Salem Oregon

                                                              This renovated church is beautiful. The house was comfortable with lots of little touches to make it feel like you were at home.

                                                              Restaurants and shops are within easy walking distance.

                                                              If you're a walking dead fan, the decor is extra fun with fan art and WD themed games.


                                                              Senoia, GA, USA

                                                              If you stand on the front porch of the house and look to the right, you'll see the walls of the fictional town of Alexandria. Filming is typically going on from May - November. There are several Walking Dead tours to choose from. If you're there on a Saturday, we'd recommend our tour, Dad's Zombie Road Trip. See riggstours.com for more info.

                                                              Rates & Availability

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                                                              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. No pets. No large groups. This home is in a residential neighborhood, so we ask that you respect the property with no parties or loud noise.

                                                              11 Reviews
                                                              Exceptional 5/5
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