The Old Vicarage

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972685)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • “Enjoyed our stay despite not having any electricity on Saturday night.”

    Comfortable cottage and well equipped. Would stay again.

    Comfortable cottage and well equipped. Would stay again.

    - Mrs Middleton, November 2021

The property

The Old Vicarage, Naddle is a characterful property situated in a very picturesque area of the Lake District very close to the market town of Keswick.

The property which sleeps twelve people is ideal for a large family or groups of friends looking for a spacious retreat. Naddle is a small hamlet two miles south of Keswick in the northern Lake District.

An ideal location to explore the National Park.

Excellent leisurely walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep which include High and Low Rigg, and Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For those who enjoy a challenge Helvellyn and Blencathra are nearby the views from the peaks are spectacular. The Old Vicarage is a characterful detached stone built home dating back to around 1850, originally the vicarage for St John's-in-the-Vale it has been lovingly restored.

Sitting in large mature grounds it is an ideal holiday home for families or groups of friends looking for a base to enjoy a holiday at any time of the year.

Large rooms, high ceilings, stripped floors, open fires and a large garden are all waiting to be enjoyed. The vicarage has oil fired central heating and comprises: Lounge with open fire, TV, DVD player and a selection of books and local maps. Breakfast kitchen with slate flooring, range style cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and French door overlooking the gardens. Dining room. Inner sitting room/hallway with wood burning stove. Games room with table tennis, pool and a selection of books and games. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Ground floor: Twin bedroom.

Shower room.

WC and hand basin.

Kitchen area with electric oven and sink. First floor: Master bedroom with king size bed, dual aspect windows with spectacular views and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. Twin bedroom with stripped floors, amazing views and en-suite wet room with basin and WC. Double bedroom with king size bed, garden views and en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC. All oil, electric, bed linen and towels provided. Travel Cot and highchair available. Ample private parking. Large lawned garden


  • Over two floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin
  • Ground floor shower, basin and WC
  • 2 x first floor king-size doubles with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC; one with en-suite shower room with basin and WC, 1 x first floor double with en-suite shower room with basin and WC and 2 x first floor twin, one with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC and one with en-suite wet room with basin and WC
  • Breakfasting kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Inner sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Games room.
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • Wood burning stove
  • Open fire in sitting room
  • Range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, TV with DVD player, selection of books and games, table tennis and pool table
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel Cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample private parking
  • Enclosed mature lawned grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Property has a £100.00 good housekeeping bond.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location


Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute