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Vacation in a 650 year-old house!

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Vacation in a 650 year-old house!

12 guests
6 bedrooms
7 beds
3.5 baths
12 guests
6 bedrooms
7 beds
3.5 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Peace & quiet and plenty of space for your get-together in an unspoilt Eden Valley village between Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Just 20 minutes from M6 Junction 38. Sleeps 12 (6 bedrooms) + cot. Spacious downstairs - entrance hall with armchairs, settee & coal fire; elegant Georgian drawing room with piano & coal fire; tv room/library with coal fire; living kitchen seats 12; and stunning C14th dining room. Snooker room upstairs. Visit our website Greatasbyoldrectory for special rates.

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 10AM

Availability

35 Reviews

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Steve
October 2018
Brilliant hosts, excellent house. Ideal if you are a big family or group of friends getting together. Clean, lots of space and a snooker table ! The area is amazing for walks and the local pub is great too. Would not hesitate to recommend Steve
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Response from Jackie:
Thank you for this and we’re so glad you liked the area - it is a haven of peace and quiet and yet not far from the ‘hotspots’ of the Lakes and the Dales. We hope you’ll visit us again. Jackie and Peter.
October 2018
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Richard
August 2018
Highly recommend this place. We were looking for a big house in the Dales to accommodate 6 couples plus a few babies and this was ideal. Loads of space for everyone and had everything we needed. Had plenty of features which made it that extra bit special too - such as the snooker…
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Response from Jackie:
Your generous comments here and in our Visitors’ Book about the house being “a wonderful space for an annual meet up with our growing families” are much appreciated, thank you. Your party came from all over England and Scotland, and at just 20 minutes from the M6 and the A66 the tranquil village of Great Asby is surprisingly accessible! Kind regards Jackie and Peter
August 2018
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Leo
August 2018
A fantastic place to stay and a wonderful host - we had a great time in this beautiful part of the world and staying here really helped for a great celebration weekend. Highly recommend and we’ll come back whenever we’re visiting the area again.
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Response from Jackie:
Thank you so much for this and we’re delighted you enjoyed your stay. We’d be very pleased to welcome you back. Even after 36 years we still find Great Asby and the Eden Valley a fabulous place to be! Best wishes, Jackie and Peter
August 2018
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Susan
July 2018
This was an opportunity for my young family to step back in time and it was perfect!! Jackie and Peter are wonderful hosts and their house is beautiful. So much space for a large group, sparkling clean and all amenities available. It is about a 10minute drive to Appleby and 30min…
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Response from Jackie:
We’re delighted you liked the house and enjoyed the area. You discovered Great Asby is ideally placed for visits to the Lakes, and the Dales on the Appleby-Settle line, then back to peace and quiet and perhaps a meal in the village pub! I hope we might see you again when you next visit the UK. Kind regards, Jackie and Peter.
July 2018
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Louise
May 2018
We’ve had the most wonderful stay at Jackie’s home whilst celebrating my dad’s special birthday. The house itself is quite spectacular yet very homely indeed. There was plenty of space to accommodate our group of eleven. And it’s set in the most gorgeous countryside. So peacefu…
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Response from Jackie:
Thank you so much for this Louise and I'm only sorry that the timings over the weekend were such that we didn't meet you in person. It was a delight to meet your family, and even the village pub helped your father celebrate his birthday in the live music evening. We're so pleased you explored the area and that you like the house and the village. Thanks also for leaving the house so very neat and tidy - it is much appreciated. Kind regards, Jackie and Peter
May 2018
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Marc
May 2018
The Old Rectory is a marvellous property in the lovely little village of Great Asby. There’s lots of nice walking very close by and for cyclists the climb of Great Dunn Fell is a short ride away. Windermere, Ambleside and Keswick are only a 45 to 50 minutes drive away so it also …
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Response from Jackie:
Marc, we're pleased you had a great weekend and thank you for leaving the house so extremely neat and tidy. You are ideal guests! I'm really delighted that you spotted the advantages of Great Asby - Lakes to the west, Pennines and Dales to the east and tranquillity back at base after a busy day. But you must come back and sample our revitalised village pub, which is now back to being a village focal point! Thanks and hope to see you again. Jackie
May 2018
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Naomi
August 2017
Jackie was the most amazing host, offering local suggestions, information and guidance both before and during our stay. nothing was too much and we appreciated the cots and high chairs that were provided! Thank you again for all your help to make the weekend so special! (which in…
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Response from Jackie:
Thank you for this Naomi and also for leaving the house so neat and tidy. Although there's not too much going on in the village itself (which is part of its charm!) you visited the celebrated Dufton Show and also enjoyed the spectacular scenery of the Appleby to Settle railway, both of which are within easy reach. We'd be delighted for you to come back! Jackie and Peter
August 2017

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Great Asby, United KingdomJoined in May 2012
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35 Reviews
We're Jackie and Peter Lambert. We bought the Rectory from the Church in 1982 because it offered us the space to bring up our children in the quiet security of a Cumbrian village. Thirty years later, rather than leave our much loved family home and a brilliant village, we've re…
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