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Masters House

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1091209)

Character Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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61 Customer Review(s)

  • David

    “The cottage is in a great location for exploring The Cotswolds, and Stow-on-the-Wold is with beautiful town with fabulous restaurants.”

    Parking is a little frustrating but it wouldn't prevent us returning to Stow. ...

    Parking is a little frustrating but it wouldn't prevent us returning to Stow. Sadly, we were very disappointed with the poor level of cleanliness of Masters House. The fitted bedsheet in rear bedroom was stained, it was hard to know if the bed had been chnaged since the previous letting. We had to clean the bathroom sink as the plug was dirty. Mugs needed a thorough cleaning as they too were not clean. The drench shower head has a piece missing; this wasn't a disaster but its worth the owners knowing as the shower head doesn't work as it should. The courtyard looked better on the website than it does in reality. We will return to Stow but not to Masters House.

    - David, March 2022

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Masters House. We can only apologies that you didn't received our high standards with the clean at the house. This is not acceptable and we will be speaking to the Housekeeper with regards to all the issues mentioned in the feedback. We will also be going out to the property to make sure everything is as it should be before any future bookings go in. We hope you will return in the future, so we are able to show you the level of service you should have received at any of our holiday cottages. Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower room, walk-in shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail, 1 x king-size
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven with four-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Freeview TV with Blu-ray DVD and Netflix subscription, telephone, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • On-street parking
  • Secluded courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Masters House is one of a row of traditional Cotswold stone buildings, located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds market town of Stow-on-the-Wold and surrounded by glorious countryside. Stow-on-the-Wold is one of the most famous of the Cotswold market towns, due to its beautiful buildings and large number of antique shops, pubs and restaurants. It is also well placed in the heart of the North Cotswolds and is an ideal location for exploring the surrounding countryside or visiting the many other beautiful towns and villages that are just a short drive away. Formerly an antiques shop, Masters House has been lovingly converted into a beautiful cottage. It has been furnished and decorated to enhance the period character of the cottage, with modern facilities such as wireless internet access and a well presented kitchen complementing the traditional character. The cottage sleeps a maximum of four people in two bedrooms with two bathrooms. There is a cosy courtyard garden and free on street parking is readily available. Masters House is an ideal location for friends, couples or a family looking for a beautiful cottage in one of the Cotswolds most charming market towns. The front door of Masters House is accessed directly from Sheep Street and opens into the living room. The ground floor contains the following interlinked rooms: Living room: Wooden beams and a lovely window seat complment this cosy area containing comfy seating for four and a Freeview TV, with DVD / Blu-Ray player and Netflix subscription. Dining room: Contains a large wooden farmhouse table and four chairs. Kitchen: Modern and well presented, the kitchen contains a gas oven, four ring gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, washing machine, dishwasher and a Nespresso coffee machine (without capsules). Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing in the eaves of the cottage, here you will find, Bedroom 1: Double bed with en-suite bathroom, walk in shower, toilet and basin Bedroom 2: King size bed Family bathroom: Bath with an overhead shower and a separate shower attachment, toilet and wash basin. The door from the kitchen opens into the petite and quaint courtyard garden, with flagstone paving and Cotswold stone walls. There is an outdoor table with seating for four.




About the location


Bourton-on-the-Water 4 miles; Stratford upon Avon 15 miles.

The highest town in the Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold, originally an Iron Age Fort, epitomises olde worlde England. This ancient market town has played host to many fairs since the 12th century and today holds a biannual Gypsy Horse Fair, craft fairs and monthly Farmers' market. The vast market square boasts an ancient cross at one end and the village stocks at the other, surrounded by an elegant array of Cotswold stone townhouses, antique shops, tea rooms, traditional pubs, award-winning restaurants and its very own cricket museum. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of Stow, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way, Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close to the town. Bourton-on-the-Water, known as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds' as the River Windrush runs through the centre, lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is one of the most popular Cotswold villages. The Saxon market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and the quintessential English village of Broadway are all within easy reach and make a great day out. Cheltenham (20 miles away) is, architecturally, the most complete regency town in England. A spa town with an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, it is famous for its horse-racing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. At other times of year, it is host to literature, jazz, classical music, science and food and drink festivals. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and sometimes called 'The City of Dreaming Spires’ has an abundance of prestigious attractions, including the 38 colleges of the university (half of which date back before 1600), the oldest university teaching room, the Bodleian Library, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, and Botanic Gardens. Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within easy reach, making Stow-on-the-Wold an ideal base.

Note: The Stow Horse Fair is held twice a year, on the Thursday closest to 12th May and the Thursday closest to 24th October, this is a traditional fair for people to meet up and trade which dates back to 1476 when its Charter was granted; Stow is very busy for a day or two before and after each fair, and a number of shops, pubs and restaurants are closed.

Note: An honesty box is provided with the telephone for the cost of calls made.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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