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Outside seating area
Surrounding countryside
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The Old Cart House

Stow-on-the-Wold (5.5mls SW), Cotswolds
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Quirky
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful barn set within the fringes of a peaceful Cotswold village
  • A great location for walkers, golfers and cycling enthusiasts
  • The Perfect base for touring the Cotswolds villages and countryside
Property code: 52145

The unspoilt village of Naunton is tucked peacefully away in the heart of a valley though just off the main tourist trail. Well served with a traditional village pub, a historic dovecote situated in a beautiful spot by the river Windrush, along with a wealth of walking, golfing, cycling and horse riding that makes its way through the breath-taking countryside and picturesque hamlets. Offering easy access to a host of attractions The Cotswold Farm Park, Daylesford organic farm shop, numerous National Trust properties and gardens. Further afield Cheltenham and Stratford upon Avon are both great for a day at the races. With many local festivals throughout the year including both the food and literature.

Step into this breath taking property, a spectacular vaulted barn with beautiful exposed beams. Enter the property into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner which offers the perfect space for a romantic get away. Tastefully finished with a clever mix of both old and new, on a chilly evening why not light the wood burner and relax with a good book or a movie on the comfy sofa with TV/DVD. The kitchen area, contemporary in style has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher and is perfect for preparing a romantic supper for two. There is also a shower room with shower and WC on this floor. When the day is done, climb the wooden stairs onto the mezzanine with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams to a king-size bedroom with garden views.

Step outside and enjoy your morning coffee with bird song within a small seating area. A shared utility area with washing machine is housed in an outbuilding near the property and there is also allocated private parking for two cars available.

  • 1 bedroom – king size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer box and dishwasher
  • Shared utility room with washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Allocated private parking for 2 cars
  • Shop 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Gemma Cole

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 45 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Barbara 7th June 2024

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Lovely cottage in the centre of the Cotswold. Walking distance to the village and village pub which serves hearty food. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Had great nights sleep in the bed. Would say however if your 6ft plus not much headroom either side of bed.

Reviewed by Kees 8th April 2024

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A wonderful cottage in a great location in the middle of the Cotswolds provising a comfortable base for visiting the many delightful villages in the area.

Reviewed by Claire 27th March 2024

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Thank you for a lovely stay. The Old Cart House is a lovely cosy place in a beautiful part of the world. Our dog loved the paddock for running around in. Great local pub with a good menu and brilliant with dogs.. Shame about the weather! But we can not control that. Plenty of places to visit nearby and very helpful owners next door

Reviewed by David 22nd March 2024

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Fantastic location, a fantastic property and very warm and kind hosts who greeted us on arrival. Cannot fault it. It was the perfect weekend!

Reviewed by Rita 7th January 2024

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Reviewed by Yvonne 29th December 2023

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What a lovely cottage - well equipped - great location with walks direct from the cottage Log burner was needed and very cosy as we stayed for New Year Walk to the Black Horse pub with good food (torch needed) which was on site Definitely recommend

Reviewed by Roland 22nd December 2023

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Excellent place stoy if you need a break from the City. The cottage is super clean and beautiful, there is everything you need.

Reviewed by PATRICK 7th December 2023

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Perfect weekend, very comfortable, great feel and lovely hosts! Will definitely be staying again.

Reviewed by Pam 3rd November 2023

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A little tricky to find but an absolutely beautiful one bedroom (on a mezzanine floor) cottage. Owners live next door and there is also another cottage to the left, so not totally private in that respect (if you're looking for that of course). However, nobody bothered us so it did feel very private. Very friendly and warm welcome from Mrs Adams whiRead morech was lovely. Fab local pub a ten minute walk plus great food. Co op 5 mile drive away. Enclosure for my dog with open entrance. Lovely weekend. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 23rd October 2023

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Lovely cottage perfect size for two and a dog. Great walks on the door step. Owner was very welcoming and the fully equipped kitchen meant we could enjoy a home cooked meal. We will come again.

Reviewed by Peter 20th October 2023

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A really lovely cottage that has everything you need for 2 people to stay and enjoy. The log burner throws out lots of heat, the shower is great and the bed is comfy! We highly recommend the local pub; the black horse. The people were kind and welcoming whenever we visited and the food was great. Get your steps in and then indulge in some dirty friRead morees! Hide

Reviewed by Helen 6th October 2023

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Reviewed by Susan 22nd September 2023

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A lovely accommodation placed in a central location of the Cotswolds.

Reviewed by Terry 15th September 2023

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A beautifully presented cottage ideally situated close to the village with easy access to walks from the door. Charming owners. We definitely intend to return.

Reviewed by Chris 4th September 2023

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Lovely cottage in a lovely location.

Reviewed by Michelle 29th July 2023

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Perfect cottage on private property in middle of Cotswolds w foot paths right outside door. Walk into village .Just 3 miles from Bourton on water where tons of shopping, groceries & gas .I did a solo trip from Texas for two weeks and Carol &Chris made me feel right at home .They own two cottages both are perfect getaway .Would def book again !!

Reviewed by sharon 22nd July 2023

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Great cottage, very clean well equipped with all you need for a great stay location is great 5 miles from stow on the wold for supermarket nice pub in the village we ate out there for 4 times food always excellent other villages not far to get to Bourton on the water lower Slaughter is a must see village

Reviewed by Keith 16th June 2023

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Reviewed by Lorraine 9th June 2023

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Beautiful property, village and convenient location to walks, attractions and services. Dog friendly stay too with use of a garden area.

Reviewed by Chris 2nd June 2023

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The Old Cart House is located in a delightful village and dog friendly.. Good walks, friendly pubs and good food. A warm welcome from the owners on arrival.

Reviewed by Penny 19th May 2023

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We had a very comfortable time staying in the Cart House Cottage. It was well equipped with everything you would need. Beautifully decorated and in a lovely location. One of the best cottages we have stayed in. The owners could not do enough to make our stay right but were respectful of our space

Reviewed by Karen 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Richard 29th April 2023

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Very comfortable and well maintained. Great location.

Reviewed by Susan 21st April 2023

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Lovely cottage, beautifully presented. Kitchen was well equipped. Wonderful shower water pressure. Location was great.

Reviewed by Zoe 15th April 2023

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Just perfect!

Reviewed by Alan 7th April 2023

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An absolutely beautiful & well located property. We had a wonderful week there , dog friendly too .Would recommend to all .

Reviewed by Lorraine 24th March 2023

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This was our second stay here & we enjoyed it just as much as the first time. The cottage itself is really clean & comfortable with plenty of parking. Home from home & great for travelling with a dog too as there is a big garden/field right opposite the cottage for your use. Naunton itself is a very pretty & quiet village although there is a good pRead moreub within walking distance. It is very well placed to visit places like Stow-on-the Wold, The Slaughters, Broadway & Bourton on the Water. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 24th February 2023

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Reviewed by Neil 3rd February 2023

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This was truly a little home from home and perfect for our Labrador who enjoyed the garden area. We stayed here for a week early February and found the cottage to be extremely cosy and warm. Naunton is an ideal location with not only walks nearby but within easy drive to other very pretty villages and towns. We will be booking again as plenty more Read moreto explore. Hide

Reviewed by Dean 20th January 2023

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Great location and the advert did it justice as it was exactly what we expected. It was spotless when we arrived and after meeting the owners we felt very welcome and were left to enjoy our break. Would definitely stay there again and was reasonably priced and the owners were most friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Jason 13th January 2023

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A very clean, well-appointed cottage with a great location for exploring the Cotswolds. We were very comfortable and would highly recommend!

Reviewed by Liz 20th November 2022

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Really lovely comfortable little cottage in a beautiful location. Very friendly owners and only a short journey away from Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water. Everything we needed for a charming romantic holiday. Perfect home away from home!

Reviewed by Lisa 14th November 2022

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My dog and I had a relaxing stay at this lovely, cosy and well-appointed property. It is conveniently situated for lots of country walks as well as nearby attractions and towns. The owners are on hand to help if needed but don't interfere. Naunton is gorgeous and has a pub. Nearby Guiting Power is within easy walking distance and is delightful withRead more pubs, a deli and a cafe. I would thoroughly recommend this property and would definitely return when I likely return to the area. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 7th November 2022

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Reviewed by Martina 1st November 2022

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A great cosy and comfortable cottage. It was a pleasure to be indoors while it was raining on a few occasions during our week there. Cottage lovely decorated using various items from past times! We really enjoyed our time in the Old Carthouse. Beautiful walks from the cottage and others not that far away.

Reviewed by Hayley 21st October 2022

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Perfect location with great walks just on the doorstep, it was so clean and we really liked the personal touches - lamps on for when we arrived, a pre built fire in case we wanted to light one. Fully equipped kitchen, so we did not even eat out once. It is super dog friendly and an enclosed garden was a bonus. We have already recommended to two othRead moreer couples. Hide

Reviewed by Kevin 14th October 2022

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Cosy, well equipped cottage in a great location. Woodburner a great feature for the chilly autumn evenings. Naunton is a very attractive village. The dovecote is worth a visit. Lots of really good pubs and restaurants in the area.

Reviewed by Lorraine 16th September 2022

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Weve just returned from a really lovely long weekend - the cottage was so homely, clean & welcoming with a lovely hot shower & comfortable bed plus it is dog friendly & has ample parking. Fully equipped with everything you need (including great Wi-Fi & TV package)! Lovely walks from the door & a friendly pub serving good food only a 10 minute walk Read moreaway. The location is central to all of the popular villages too so made getting around really easy. Would thoroughly recommend & will return again. Hide

Reviewed by Dennis 9th September 2022

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The position of the cottage is ideal with access to the garden area a bonus. There was plenty of equipment if you wanted to cook, we only used the hob and kettle. The shower was probably the most powerful we have encountered with plenty of hot water. If you went in the winter the log fire would be comfortable. There is a local pub within walking diRead morestance serving good pub food especially if you are a big eater. We thought the main visitor attractions would be less busy in September .wrong, Hide

Reviewed by Alexis 2nd September 2022

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Lovely quiet, peaceful, rural location, away from the tourist hot spots close to what feels like an authentic working village. We take our cat with us on holiday when possible, so this was ideal for us in terms of location. Our hosts were on site and available if we needed anything. They had the perfect blend of being helpful but also leaving us toRead more our own devices. Lovely characterful cottage - it felt airy and spacious with the bedroom mezzanine floor and lofty ceiling. We would book again. Hide

Reviewed by Janet 29th July 2022

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Once again we have stayed in one of the most delightful little cottages in the Cotswolds. Really central to many attractions and so peaceful and quiet for a relaxing getaway. The Old Cart House has everything you could ever need and the shower was amazing, i would definitely return as this was our second visit here and would not look for anywhere eRead morelse if we were going to the Cotswolds. Chris and Carol are a lovely couple and on hand for any queries. What an idyllic life they lead Hide

Reviewed by Mark 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Keith 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Gillian 24th June 2022

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Lovely unique property in an ideal location for exploring the areas many villages or as a base for walking. A short walk will take you into Naunton village and its welcoming local pub. Perfect for us and our dog who particularly enjoyed the enclosed garden. Would stay again

Reviewed by Michiel 17th June 2022

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Lovely cottage in a quiet environment. Everything ones need.. Nice owners. Nice pub in neighbourhood with good food.

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