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The Church at Lyonville

Boutique Accommodation
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The Church at Lyonville is a charming 1920s timber church converted to unique holiday accommodation, set within beautiful private gardens.

Located in the village of Lyonville, between Daylesford and Trentham,

and nestled on the edge of the Wombat State Forest, The Church is within easy reach of the many attractions of the region.  Or you can simply stay put

and enjoy the many delights of this gorgeous property.

Just down the road you will find Phoebe's Cottage, a storied 1875 miner's cottage and sister property of The Church. Lovingly restored and styled by Belle Hemming from Belle Bright Project in 2022. Phoebe's offers guests a nostalgic old-world charm with enchanting cottage gardens. Discover more here.



The Church is light filled, open and welcoming. It features three bedrooms, two Queen and one King split. One of the Queen bedroom sits in a loft, which overlooks the stunning church nave. The Church features an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen. A lovely sitting room offers a quiet place to read or watch a movie. A north facing deck connects the house to the garden.



Welcome Hamper


Hamper of locally sourced  products and treats, including essentials

like tea and coffee.

Original Features

Stained-glass windows, soaring ceiling, window boxes, rich timber panelling and original confessional.



A mature and private park style garden with established trees and extensive lawn areas. And yes, there's even a park bench.



Nestled on the edge of the Wombat State Forest. Escape the bustle of the city and enjoy the tranquility of the countryside.

Wood Fire


Wood heater with a generous supply of wood creates warmth and a truly special atmosphere.


Only a ten minute drive to Daylesford and five minutes to Trentham.

Within easy reach of all the attractions of this gorgeous region.





Positioned at the top of the Great Dividing Range on the road between Daylesford and Trentham, the village of Lyonville is within easy reach of all the attractions of the region. Click on the links below for more information and recommendations.


Lyonville has so much to offer, from local produce and beautiful walks to a quirky pub and Sunday morning coffee shop at the village hall.

Local Villages


Within easy reach of Trentham, Daylesford, Kyneton, Woodend and more, including the historic gold boom towns.

Food & Wine

Quality restaurants, cafes, wineries, bakeries, local produce and more

right on your doorstep.



Wombat State Forest, the mineral springs, Trentham Falls, botanic gardens, Hanging Rock.



On almost any weekend you will find a local market in one of the towns in our region. Click for a full listing.

Events & Festivals 


Make the most of your visit and enjoy one of the many local festivals or events on offer throughout the year .


Church at Lyonville was just the weekend break we needed from busy lifestyles. The Church is beautifully appointed, super comfy and comes with everything needed to be self-contained. The beautiful fresh produce hamper was such a pleasant surprise and packed with so much delicious local fare. So much thought has gone into this unique beautiful accommodation, can't wait to come back but for a longer stay next time.

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