Beautiful home with many thoughtful touches. Happy to report that it looked exactly like the photos. Perfect for staying in and just a short drive to Daylesford and Trentham if you can bear to leave!
Jamie- December 2022
We loved the Church. Loved the freshly picked flowers on the table and the garden was also blooming and so lovely. The Church was cosy, with a fire place, good cooking facilities, good water supply ( hot and cold) and very comfortable beds. Also lots of reading material, and games. Close to everything we needed! Thankyou for having us stay at this beautiful place.
Margaret- October 2022
Not to be missed, lovely, charming and private. With beautiful views.
Ginny - August 2022
I got ready for my wedding at the church, the location was absolutely spectacular. Everything was perfect, they provided everything we needed for our stay from firewood to some local chocolate and tea. We cannot wait to visit again.
Courtney - April 2022
Had an amazing stay and really enjoyed our time! The house was a perfect size with lovely surrounding gardens! We can not wait to come back!
Joe - February 2022
The place is amazing! We will definitely be back & highly recommend staying here.
Jessica - February 2022
Stylish, relaxing and very comfortable, a beautiful country experience.
Meredith- January 2022
A very beautiful place to stay. Nicely isolated yet close enough to everything. Facilities were great and communications from the team was great.
Simon - December 2021
The photos do not even do justice of how beautiful the church is. The afternoon light floated through the stained glass windows and every moment felt like a movie. So many thoughtful touches, the most stunning garden, I felt completely at peace. Also I loved that you’ve kept the original confessional! I couldn’t recommend the church enough for a time to unwind, relax, discover nature and find yourself again ❤️
Rebecca - November 2021
The church in Lyonville was absolutely superb. Open fires, generous welcome pack, beautiful linen and furniture met all our expectations and beyond. We loved our family country break!
Isje- October 2021
Brilliant place to stay! Lovingly restored church with very comfortable beds and fantastic amenities. Highly recommend.
Emma - September 2021
This is a beautiful property full of character, lots of space and everything you need for a few days away. Very unique and we’ll certainly be back
Niamh - June 2021
This was my third stay at this gorgeous church conversion. It was a first for my parents and sister, though, who absolutely LOVED it as much as me. It was the perfect post Mother's Day mother's day, plus a refresh and rejuvenate with all that fresh air, for my father who had heart surgery earlier this year. All in all the best place for peace and quiet, the perfect lunch or dinner spot around the corner at Radio Springs Hotel (never disappoints) and if you wanted to spend 24/7 indoors then everything is there for a truly wonderful stay.
Diane - May 2021
The Church is a simply wonderful place to stay. Highly recommend it for a quiet break. Our stay in Autumn was cosy and warm inside the church surrounded by beautiful trees. Would love to come back.
Elle - May 2021
This was our second stay at Theresa's lovely property and it won't be our last. I am already hunting around for a time and the next booking. The property is immaculate and exactly as you see in the pics ... and more. The atmosphere, the vibe ... mabo, you can't quite capture in a photograph but it has all that in droves. The serenity, the local birds and wildlife. Radio Spring Hotel around the corner and every room is picture-postcard send-home worthy! Thanks for a great weekend away
Diane - April 2021
The Church is beautiful and unique and full of thoughtful and stylish touches. The welcome gift was generous and the house was impeccably clean and beautifully presented. We loved looking out to the beautiful gardens and exploring the nearby towns of Trentham and Daylesford.
Vanessa- April 2021
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