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The Church at The Old Manse

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Converted chapel -
5 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Forth, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
The Church at The Old Manse provides a large, unique, luxury, self catering property for exploring central Scotland or having that special get together with family and friends.

With five bedrooms; stunning open plan kitchen and lounge; galleried snooker area; and sauna/shower room, The Church at the Old Manse is a fantastic and picturesque base giving easy access to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Livingston and Lanark.

The Church accommodates up to ten people (+1 cot) in five double bedrooms, three of which are en-suite. A large family bathroom and a further separate sauna and shower room complete the extensive facilities. Three of the rooms can be configured as twin rooms if required.

The building is accessible friendly with one bedroom and wetroom, along with the internal ground floor built for wheelchair access (note however the kitchen is no...
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Listing #HL4947908
About the Owner
Ian C
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live at the building next door and are usually here for your visit. We are happy to offer advice on places to visit, domestic practicalities or just have a friendly chat.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group stayed at the Church during our visit to Scotland, and it was the perfect addition to our trip. It was beautiful and spacious, and we were able to come back every day from our adventures to the comfort of the Church. I loved...More

Thank Stephanie L
Ian C, VR Owner at The Church at The Old Manse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for such a kind review. Its always nice when our guests point out things we take for granted, like the view. It makes us all the more appreciative of what we have.

Reviewed August 13, 2018

I can't say enough about The Church at The Old Manse. The place is stunning and loaded with fine furnishings. It is peaceful and quiet and the views to die for. Ian and Arlene have done a fantastic job and are very generous hosts. We...More

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Ian C, VR Owner at The Church at The Old Manse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the kind review. Your welcome back anytime. Ian

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I had rented this house out for my partners 30th earlier in the year and what a house it is. From the very beginning, Iain the owner was very helpful with any queries I had ( I had quite a few). He was very informative...More

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Ian C, VR Owner at The Church at The Old Manse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for such I nice review. I'm delighted you had such a good time staying with us.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    4 Kings
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  • Base Cost : $658 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
The Church at The Old Manse is a renovated church that used to satisfy the spiritual needs of the workforce of Wilsontown Ironworks and the later coal works. As the works went into decline the population moved away the building was no longer required. The church has recently been converted into a luxury holiday let providing easy access to the forest walks and bridle trails that are part of the scheduled monument that celebrate the ironworks.
Getting around
We are a short drive to multiple railway stations with direct access to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Whilst in the country, we are only 15 minutes drive from the M8 Motorway and local buses service both Lanark and Livingston.
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How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 24.2 mi
Railway: Shotts or Lanark: 7.5 mi
Enter 'The Church at the Old Manse' into google maps - it will do the rest.
Otherwise we are on the junction of the B7016 and Manse road (which joins us to the village of Forth.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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