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“Great location and family friendly house”
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92 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
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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Sh_B2012
1 review
“Great location and family friendly house”
Reviewed 9 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The house was very clean and and family friendly, games room kept children busy in the evenings and lounge area was great for adults to socialise. Lot of space in the house for large family get together. Location was lovely and great for walks and climbing the nearby hills in the early hours of the morning. A short drive away from the lakes and other activities. Would definitely return again and highly recommend this place. The owner was very good with responding to email enquiries and took care of our needs for a large group with quite a few children.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

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Liked best: The house itself
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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crankytra...
San Francisco
1 review
“Perfect home for a bigger group”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed for just a couple of nights recently (2 families of 4). Had never been to Lake District before, and the home is perfectly located near Keswick and beautifully maintained. Easy access to the town of Keswick as well as some magnificent hikes. Home is spacious and has many amenities (laundry, big modern kitchen, lots of hot water, internet, etc.). Overall we couldn't be more pleased. The manager (owner?) was responsive and helpful.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Liked best: Everything from the accommodation to the setting
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Hazel H
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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“Amazing house with amazing views!”
Reviewed 17 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

This is a superb house for a family get-together. Furnishings very tasteful but family friendly too. The well equipped kitchen is ideal for catering for a big group. Electric blankets on some of the beds were a big bonus! There is a good supermarket in Keswick and Tesco or Sainsburys will deliver. There is also a Spar shop on the outskirts of Keswick. The views are stunning even in the rain! There are lovely walks from the house without using the car. Sitting beside a roaring coal fire finished the day off well!

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Liked best: The lounge with its picture windows looking over the hills.
Liked least: having to leave to come home!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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