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98 reviews
View of house from Front Gate
Front Door from the private drive
Lounge
Lounge
Lounge
Dining Room with chairs for 12
Kitchen range style cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher
Kitchen with table for 6
Games room  with Piano and option of using the table tennis table
Annex room with TV
HELVELLYN BEDROOM
Has en suite bath and toilet and views to Helvellyn
HELVELLYN BEDROOM ( another angle)
Has en suite bath and toilet and views to Helvellyn
Helvellyn en-suite
Swallow room
Swallow room ( another angle)
Friars Crag Bedroom
Friars Crag en-suite
Triemain bedroom
Triemain bedroom
Triemain en-suite
Back Garden
Old Vicarage parking
Car Park area with space for  5 or more cars
Old Vicarage additional garden view
Naddle Winter
Sunset view of Helvellyn from the Old Vicarage
Thirlmere in winter
Thirlmere  nearby lake
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5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Mottgotts
Sydney
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place to stay!”
Reviewed October 17, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

As an extended family of 7 people, we stayed for the weekend at the Old Vicarage in September 2016. It was very spacious, well appointed and had lovely views from the bedrooms. The kids loved the games room. The host was very helpful and responded quickly to emails and requests. The location was great, being close to Keswick for supplies but far enough away to experience fhe Lake District. The little road that the
Old Vicarage is on leads to a nice walk or run to St Johns in the Vale. Thanks!

Date of stay: September 2016
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Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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vickir104
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Amazing house with stunning views”
Reviewed August 1, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed here last week for a family holiday, there was 12 of us altogether and more than enough room for everyone. The major highlight of this house are the views, absolutely stunning scenery to wake up to every morning. Considering it's just off a main road you can't here any of the traffic inside the house. The games room was a big hit with the kids as there's a pool table and table tennis table, along with the board games it kept them well entertained. The whole house was clean and comfortable. It was a great location for exploring, the walk into Keswick is stunning but quite a big hill on the way back! Was really impressed that we had the option of using bikes and a BBQ although on this occasion we didn't get round to using them. Finding places big enough for our family holidays is always challenging but this is by far the biggest and best value for money we have found. My only slight criticism is that the rooms hadn't been arranged as I'd requested (I'd asked for the proper beds to be put in the annex as my elderly grandparents were staying there and the camp beds to be put upstairs) on seeing the house it probably wasn't possible for this to be done and they slept comfortably enough in the annex anyway but it would've been nice to have a heads up. But this is really a very small criticism of an overall outstanding property.

Date of stay: July 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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mid02016
West Linton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Want to come again”
Reviewed July 27, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

What a find! We loved our stay and want to come back again. Great house furnished with all you might need. Plenty of room for everyone in a big group and the outside space is also amazing. Beautiful views from all upstairs bedrooms (all ensuite - luxury!).

Date of stay: June 2016
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Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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yodada201...
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous for large family gathering”
Reviewed July 8, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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We had a fabulous time at the Vicarage, it is really a lovely place in a gorgeous setting, beautifully furnished and catered to all our needs. It accommodated 10 family members of different age groups with ease. The dining room allowed us all to sit together and enjoy our meals in comfort and the sitting room was spacious and had several sofas for all of us to sit together. We had a wonderful family experience, despite the grotty weather!

Date of stay: July 2016
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Liked best: Lovely large period house with lots of character, each room was en suite, and the house accommodated all 10 of us easily
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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ksmithsto...
Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
“wow,wow,wow”
Reviewed May 31, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

absolutely awesome, loved the house, the garden and grounds, the scenery, the way of life it gave you, truly spoilt.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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penelope1...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic gem of a place just outside of keswick”
Reviewed May 9, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Great property, the photos online do not do it justice!
The house is big, there was 7 of us and we had more than enough space. The kitchen was kitted out, plenty of sofas so everyone was comfortable.
The views! wow, we spend most of the weekend sat in the garden enjoying them.
Would booked again!

Date of stay: May 2016
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JennaCart...
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Brilliant - Didn't want to come home...”
Reviewed May 9, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Stayed with a group of friends at the weekend and had a fantastic time!

The house was spacious, clean and comfortable (and had everything you could ever possibly need), but it was the views surrounding the house that were absolutely breath-taking.

Could not recommend this place more, such good value and truly a home from home.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Liked best: The location
Liked least: not applicable
Traveling group: Large Group
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Large groups People with pets
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