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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
Blencathra Bedroom
It has en-suite shower and toilet
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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Deborah P
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Christmas Break”
Reviewed January 4, 2017 for a stay in December 2016
1
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Have stayed at this property with all my family quite a few times now and its wonerfull! A truely enchanting place, not too far from keswick,a beautifull place to relax and plenty of space! So glad we found it, just a shame we have to come home at the end of our stay !!!

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Peng Yang...
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dr ”
Reviewed December 24, 2016 for a stay in December 2016
1
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fabs! big enough to accommodate the whole family group.
opinions so far are very positive compared with the other holiday rentals so far.

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Relax6434...
1 review
“Stunning location, comfortable accomodation, would recommend for family holiday”
Reviewed November 17, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We booked this house to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday with our children and grandchildren. We had a wonderful weekend, the house is comfortable and well equipped and has the most stunning views of St Johns in the Vale and Helvelyn.
We would definitely recommend this property for a family holiday and we hope to return.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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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!

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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
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“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.

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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!).

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Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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Julie C
Towcester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
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“Fab Place, Fab Location , Great for large Groups , Stunning Views”
Reviewed July 18, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I booked this a year ago for a group of friends to celebrate my big 50.
This house is a great place for large groups . The bedrooms were out standing it was great with everyone having there own bathroom .
The house had everything you required , well equipped kitchen , we loved the large dining table so we could all sit together and enjoy meals .
We also enjoyed the games room and the piano for a sing song .
I would highly recommend this property .
The owner was very proffesional with booking information and was at hand if needed .

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Liked best: Great for a large groups
Liked least: Having to come home
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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