GUEST REVIEWS

We had a really enjoyable, peaceful and relaxing stay at the church house. The gardens are beautiful and our 1 yr old loved exploring them. We enjoyed the simple yet stylish furnishings and especially loved the fire at night.

Claire - February 2021

The property was just as beautiful as it looked online, if not more so! Lots of thoughtful touches, including good coffee! The beds were all very comfortable and the property comfortably accommodated four adults and a baby. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

Samantha - January 2021

This converted church was an incredible stay. There is such an ambience about the place from the moment you drive in. We loved the small touches like the decorated pine tree in the beautiful garden. A very memorable stay indeed!

Richard - December 2020

We had an excellent stay at the church. It was perfectly equipped with everything we needed for a great weekend away with friends. 10/10 would recommend

James - November 2020

We have arrived home from this much anticipated weekend (thank you COVID and two forced postponements) which, now come and gone, went too quickly as all good times, do! The house (church conversion) is exactly as you see in the photos and then even better where you cannot see. The grounds are immaculate, the location serene and full of lovely bird-life - kookaburras visited every day, gorgeous. The welcome pack of incredible fresh herbs, bread, delicious local eggs, marmalade and teas, with a flower arrangement that would win awards, made it extra special. The additional bonus of games and books (resident Yahtzee champion, me!) warm throws, comfy nooks and so much to do in and out (Radio Springs Hotel around the corner for a cracking first night dinner). In short ... actually, this is rather long, we loved it! Thank you so much

Diane - November 2020

There are no words to describe how gorgeous and serene it is. We wanted for nothing and didn’t want to leave. We can’t wait to stay again the first chance we get.

Vicki - July 2020

Just... WOW. The photos don't so it justice. This place is so beautifully decorated and well thought out. It was the absolute perfect space so curl up near the fire with the girls in the cold winter. Very prompt responses with any questions, it was just amazing. We will definitely be back!

Morgan - July 2020

The Church is a fabulous place to stay. It had absolutely everything! Well stocked, spacious, beautiful beds and bedding, stylish, great fire plus additional heating, privacy ... the list is too long to name it all.

Jane - June 2020

We had an excellent short break with friends at the beautiful Church conversion. The space was great for two couples. Plenty of thoughtful touches and easily the best welcome hamper we’ve had in a while. We had a great lunch at Passing Clouds down the road on our host’s recommendation. A beautiful place to stay and a great escape from city life.

Adrian and Hannah - March 2020

Absolutely stunning, so peaceful, relaxing and everything has been thought of. One of my ultimate favourite stays in my favourite part of Victoria!

Ella - January 2020

Gorgeous property tucked in quiet Lyonville, not far from amenities in Trentham. The church is magical to stay in and perfect for a secluded getaway

David - December 2019

A wonderful enchanting space which took your breath away every morning. Filled with all the required cooking equipment and amenities. The gardens were beautiful as well. Enjoy the tranquility ☺️ Daylesford is a short drive away and has lots of little corners to explore for a great weekend away.

Jen - November 2019

A beautiful church conversion on a quiet property with lovely a lovely lawn and spring flowers. We enjoyed brunches in the main space with our friends, with the warm yellow light coming through the stained glass windows. The welcome basket was a lovely touch as well.

Katia - October 2019

Absolutely stunning in so many ways. What a beautiful space and amazing hospitality. We had an unforgettable time. Thank you.

Anthony - September 2019

A delightful stay in a glorious space, the Church was the perfect base for our girls weekend night the region. From staying in to enjoy the fire and fully stocked kitchen to prepare a meal and chat into the small hours, or just as easy to drive into Daylesford or Trentham for a bite. So beautiful in every way. Thankyou!

Elizabeth- July 2019

Absolutely gorgeous church set amongst beautiful luscious gardens. Incredibly cozy and comfortable with a fire, spa bath, comfy beds and a large and practical kitchen! Amazing stay- close to Trentham and Daylesford but more peaceful and scenic than both! Couldn't recommend the Church highly enough- we will be back.

Mia- May 2019

Completely gorgeous Church conversion. Beautiful touches, sparkling clean and super cozy.

Kate - April 2019

This accommodation is amazing from top to bottom- there is no denying the style, the comfort, the lighting, the surroundings, the comfy beds, the great pub around the corner, everything is totally perfect ! What a wonderful weekend we had and would absolutely highly recommend this place to stay

Sheryl - April 2019

Approaching The Church through the canopy of trees is absolutely magical. Crimson leaves scattered along the driveway, unbelievably huge and beautiful trees, a stunning building nestled in all of it. Opening the door to filtered light through stained glass windows, a welcome hamper of gorgeous produce, the colourful display of flowers! This is a beautiful property in a divine setting. Perfect to unwind and take in the environment of lovely Lyonville. Thank you!! We hope to return again sometime.

Margaret - March 2019

The Lyonville church is outstanding accommodation. Beautiful renovation, spectacular gardens and a local food hamper-delicious! Great place to stay if you are visiting the Radio springs hotel or would like a quiet spot to stay whilst visiting the area.

Sue - November 2018

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 thoughthas gone into this unique beautiful accommodation, can't wait to come back but for a longer stay next time.

Christina - May 2018

There is no better place to stay than the Church at Lyonville. It's pure luxury and tranquility. With the added bonus of a gorgeous little pub within walking distance!

Naomi - May 2018

Beautiful location fantastic gardens just to relax outside with family and friends. Definitely would give this Church the 5 star rating.

Julie - March 2018

A magical place to enjoy a get-away with family and/or friends~ beautifully presented~ full of history and perfectly selected furniture, art pieces and household goods. We loved the outdoor BBQ and trees, box of magnificent local produce, closeness to Trentham~ walking trail~ and Daylesford~ car/bus-stop. A family mini-adventure to treasure forever~ truly DIVINE!

Sue - January 2018

From the moment we walked into The Church we felt peace and relaxation descend upon us. It really is a beautiful place with everything you need. Secluded and quiet - I haven't slept so well in ages. The tray of goodies was appreciated. Furnishings, crockery, appliances etc are all top quality. A great base to stay in to explore the area or just stay and enjoy the heavenly serenity.

Wendy - December 2017