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  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Pets
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
  • Open Plan
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Church or Chapel
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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A magnificent church conversion decorated to the highest of standards keeping many original features sandwiched between the Dales and Lakes.

A magnificent church conversion decorated to the highest of standards keeping many original features sandwiched between the Dales and Lakes.

Ground Floor:
Open plan living space:
With tiled floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview Smart TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize bed on request) and Freeview TV.
Shower room: With walk-in shower and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2:
With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize bed on request), Freeview TV and en-suite with walk-in shower and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With super kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bathroom: With roll-top bath and toilet.

Underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Highchair. Large, enclosed garden with garden furniture. Private parking. No smoking.


This stunning church conversion sits in the centre of a small, quiet Cumbrian village and is perfectly placed for a holiday home, as it is sandwiched between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. The unique design cleverly combines original features, such as stained glass windows, beams and stonework with a contemporary, open-plan style which offers light, bright and spacious living areas, an appealing kitchen with porcelain tiled floor, a bathroom with a free-standing roll-top bath plus two en-suite shower rooms, each with a walk-in shower, along with comfortable and well-appointed bedrooms. Set in beautiful countryside, the area provides excellent walking and very good cycling. The traditional market town of Kirby Stephen, 2 miles, offers a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, and is also on the scenic Carlisle to Settle railway line. Within a 40-minute drive, visitors can explore Ullswater and the Eastern Lakes, Swaledale, Wensleydale and the lesser known Teasdale, along with the popular towns of Keswick, Kendal, Barnard Castle and Hawes. Tan Hill, the highest pub in England, is a short, pretty drive away. The river which runs through the village of Soulby is a focal point for picnics and paddling, and children can also enjoy the nearby playground. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles.

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What do our customers say?

  • 10

    Posted by anonymous

    Excellent accommodation with a lot of character. Very comfortable & clean.

    Confirmed guest, 13/07/2019 18/07/2019
  • 10

    Michael

    Posted by anonymous

    One of the best holiday cottages we have discovered. Unique.

    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2019 21/05/2019
  • 10

    andrew

    Posted by anonymous

    Just returned from a weeks break at old st Luke’s church. The house is amazing. Superb accommodation with everything you need. The property is finished to the highest standard with everything well thought out. Can’t fault it at all. The garden is well secure for the dogs and plenty of short or long walkers on your doorstep.All the locals are really friendly and happy to help with any questions you may have. Excellent

    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2019 28/04/2019
  • 10

    Jane

    Posted by anonymous

    Beautifully renovated. Somewhere really special. We were three adult couples and it worked great, although a bath with a shower / shower attachment in the upstairs bathroom would have made it perfect. The church has a WOW factor as soon as you walk in. Very much recommended. We easily got taxis to take the 6 of us and 3 dogs to local pubs for evening meals. Would definitely return.

    Confirmed guest, 23/11/2018 28/11/2018
  • 10

    Posted by anonymous

    Excellent accommodation with a lot of character. Very comfortable & clean.

    Confirmed guest, 13/07/2019 18/07/2019
  • 10

    Michael

    Posted by anonymous

    One of the best holiday cottages we have discovered. Unique.

    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2019 21/05/2019
  • 10

    andrew

    Posted by anonymous

    Just returned from a weeks break at old st Luke’s church. The house is amazing. Superb accommodation with everything you need. The property is finished to the highest standard with everything well thought out. Can’t fault it at all. The garden is well secure for the dogs and plenty of short or long walkers on your doorstep.All the locals are really friendly and happy to help with any questions you may have. Excellent

    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2019 28/04/2019
  • 10

    Jane

    Posted by anonymous

    Beautifully renovated. Somewhere really special. We were three adult couples and it worked great, although a bath with a shower / shower attachment in the upstairs bathroom would have made it perfect. The church has a WOW factor as soon as you walk in. Very much recommended. We easily got taxis to take the 6 of us and 3 dogs to local pubs for evening meals. Would definitely return.

    Confirmed guest, 23/11/2018 28/11/2018
9.9 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews collected by ReeVoo