Carter's Cottage, Stow-on-the-Wold

Sleeps 4 | Ref: CCS

2bedPub nearbyShop nearbyBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal firePets welcome

Located in the bustling market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, Carter’s Cottage is a charming family home with an abundance of character including a lovely fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove. This idyllic two bedroom property is the perfect base for a couple or a small family wishing to explore the Cotswold region.

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Carter’s Cottage is a beautiful Cotswold stone property which sleeps four guests, in two well presented bedrooms, with a family bathroom. The cottage boasts a number of traditional character features including exposed beams, exposed Cotswold stone walls and a cosy fireplace with a roaring wood burning stove. These period touches have been complemented by modern facilities including wireless internet access, a Freeview TV with Sky package and a well-equipped kitchen. A peaceful and colourful courtyard garden wraps around the front and side of the property and free on-street parking is available close by.


Tucked away in the heart of the vibrant market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, Carter’s Cottage is just a short walk from the wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants and tearooms on offer, as well as the Farmers' Market which takes place every second Thursday of each month, showcasing fantastic local produce. The bustling market square is steeped in history, with its medieval cross and old town stocks, and when the Cotswold wool industry was at its height, the town used to host the annual sheep fairs.

Stow is perfectly positioned for exploring the glorious Cotswold countryside, with many walking trails and cycle routes on its doorstep including footpaths to The Oddingtons and Lower Slaughter, home to popular country pubs. Many of the other well-loved Cotswold market towns are just a short drive away including Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden and Chipping Norton, the latter being close to the highly acclaimed Soho Farmhouse members’ club. Further afield destinations such as Sudeley Castle, Cheltenham, Blenheim Palace and Oxford are also within easy reach for day trips.


Carter’s Cottage is the perfect retreat for a couple or small family who are seeking a relaxing break in the heart of the Cotswolds. The cottage is laid out as follows:

Accessed via the beautiful courtyard garden, the front door opens into the kitchen/dining room, and the following rooms are on the ground floor:
Kitchen/dining room Overlooking the garden, this well-equipped space has a wealth of character features including an exposed Cotswold stone wall, wide plank oak flooring and exposed wooden beams. This room contains:
  • electric oven with four-ring electric hob
  • fridge/freezer
  • dishwasher, microwave, kettle, cafetière and toaster
  • wooden dining table which comfortably seats four
Living room The heart of the home, this warm and inviting room provides a relaxing space to unwind after days spent exploring the Cotswolds. This room contains:
  • fireplace with cosy wood burning stove
  • three-seater custom made corner sofa, armchair and footstool
  • Freeview TV with Sky package and DVD player
  • small selection of DVDs, board games and books
Utility room with cloakroom Contains:
  • washing machine/tumble dryer
  • shoe rack and coat hooks

Accessed via the utility room is a cloakroom which contains:

  • toilet and wash basin
Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms:
Master bedroom Up in the eaves, this lovely dual aspect room contains:
  • king size bed
  • chest of drawers and built-in wardrobe
  • dressing table with mirror
  • bedroom chair
  • small selection of books
Bedroom 2 A small step leads up into this stylish bedroom, flooded with natural light from the two Velux windows which have dimout fabric blinds. This room contains:
  • 4ft double bed
  • chest of drawers and built-in wardrobe
  • small table and footstool
Family bathroom Contains:
  • bath, walk-in rain shower, toilet and wash basin

A stunning courtyard garden curves around the front and side of the property, offering a tranquil spot to relax in the warmer months. The beautifully maintained picture-perfect English rose garden at the front of the property has a lawn area which is bordered by colourful flower beds and trellises of climbing roses. A gated fence leads through into a more secluded area with a bistro table with seating for two. Useful electrical points have been installed within the courtyard for guest use.

Free on-street parking is available close to the property.

  • Village: Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: CCS
  • Rural views: No
  • Pub nearby: No
  • Shop nearby: No
  • Broadband internet: No
  • Children allowed: No
  • Real fire: No
  • Garden: No
  • Off street parking: No
  • Pets welcome: No

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