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Solitude, Seclusion, And Tranquility

1 Review
Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday home in Eureka - The Holy Roost

This Is A Home In A Church, Very Unique.

100+ year-old church refurbished to a home. Very spacious. Kitchen is an 18x18 sf room with big windows for viewing the beautiful countryside. Propane forced air propane heat. Formal dining area, large living area with corner office space. Bedroom is on second level of what was the choir loft. Lots of windows for light with blackout blinds perfect for watching movies. All the modern conveniences in this quaint, secluded community. This is truly one of a kind.

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Les & Candi Walker
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2016

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this church because it is truly a church in the prairie reflecting that of yesteryear.


1 holidaymaker review

Solitude, Seclusion, And Tranquility
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Staying at the Holy Roost was a completely unusual experience! We highly recommend it.

  • 5 of 5

Les and Candi have created a tranquil oasis in the vast expanse of South Dakota. The church home is wonderful, comfortable, livable and just quirky enough to appeal to me and my wife. We hung out on the back deck and watched a big midwestern sky full of clouds, took drives on country roads lined with pheasant and red winged black birds, and eat kutchen, the South Dakota State desert. Try the rhubarb! It takes imagination to figure out what to do up here, which is perfect. Shaw Creak, over on the Missouri River, has a great hike. Eureka is small and friendly, with enough services, and a great community lake with a beach. We found an art show in a park in Aberdeen and visited the Cathedral on the Plains. It is a wetland and bird paradise and the grasslands waive in the wind like a giant sea. The photographic opportunities are world class and the sense of serenity very restorative. Two great TV's keep you entertained if you wish. I turned one on to catch the news and two minutes later decided to sit out on the deck, enjoy a drink with my wife, and look at the big South Dakota sky. Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Aberdeen, SD
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

The church is located on the west side of town but is within 1 mile of all the town's attractions.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Eureka, USA

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £81
Cleaning £62
Pet Fee £411
Tax Rate 7.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Eureka, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2187 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , laundry facilities in this bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , this bathroom is located in the choir loft
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The bedroom is located on the second level of what was the choir loft.
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Snowmobiling
  • water skiing
Our property is located in the city of Eureka, SD. Eureka has a lake in the city limits which provides year-round activities including boating, fishing, swimming, skiing, etc. There is a grocery store, gas stations, c-store with restaurant, bank, hair salon, real estate office, post office, pharmacy with gift shop, and dog grooming. The school has grades K-12 and a brand new school is being built now with the expected completion date of August 2016. Eureka is 75 miles from Aberdeen, SD, and 120 miles from Bismarck, ND.

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