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“The Best Birthday location ever!”
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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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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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BeverleyA...
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“The Best Birthday location ever!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

I visited here for a long weekend as a birthday treat with some friends from work. We arrived to a lovely setting, with a gorgeous backdrop of green hills, animals and rolling fields which seemed to go on forever. The property was of a lovely large size, although we only had a group of 6 stay there was certainly plenty more room for double the guests. The bedrooms were all a decent size with en-suites to every room. Beds were comfortable, clean and very homely. The kitchen was of a large size overlooking the front garden with a warm and welcoming feel. The kitchen came with everything you would need with exception to the food for the stay. Double patio doors leading onto the front area. The living room was super cosy, blankets and central heated but with the option of a coal lit fire - unfortunately we couldn't get the coal to light even with the lighter starter kits. This was perhaps more us than the coal/fire! The games room was a lovely touch and we spent much time playing ping pong, pool and a variety of board games that were also provided.

The owner was very helpful in suggesting lovely places to go out for food which we took the advice and headed to the nearby Horse and Farrier pub - an absolute must! Keswick was a short 5 minute car ride away. This house is suitable for people of all ages, its the sort of place you would want to wake up in on Christmas Day morning.

We will be staying again, thank you so much to Stephen for allowing us to book this beautiful place.

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Liked best: The games room, the open fires, cosy living room, homely decor
Liked least: I cant think of anything I didn't like!
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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California
Reviewed October 10, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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London
Reviewed October 2, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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Reviewed September 14, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
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London
Reviewed August 28, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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Reviewed June 18, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Glasgow
Reviewed February 19, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

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