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Charming 2 BR Cottage in Stow-on-the Wold

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Stow-on-the-Wold Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4) + large sofa for 5th person

Our 200 year old cottage retains all the quaint charms of days-gone-by, but has all the amenities and comforts of a modern home. It’s a lovely and tranquil retreat in highly sought after Stow-on-the-Wold, one of England’s most picturesque villages in the Cotswolds, reachable by car or train. Train station is ten minutes from nearby Moreton in Marsh with bus service to Stow. Train ride is just 1 hour and 20 minutes from London.

Within the village are The Royalist, the oldest inn in England, and St. Edward’s, one of the great wool churches, as well as the Toy and Collectors Museum. Stow has wonderful boutiques and galleries, excellent restaurants and tea rooms, and walking trails through the lovely countryside. Every weekend during any time of the year has something going on in town: antique markets, farmers markets with local produce, etc.

This warmly intimate two bedroom cottage has designer furniture, beautiful original art, antiques and a wood-burning fireplace to keep it cozy. The newly carpeted and painted living room features a 42 inch plasma television, SKY satellite programming and a DVD player. Enjoy music on our CD/Stereo/Digital Radio System while seated on our custom made corner sofa or a wing back armchair and foot stool.

The charming kitchen and dining area has been fully updated with new appliances including a fridge, electric stove, dishwasher and microwave as well as a gourmet’s cookware and utensils. Set the dining table for four with colorful glasses from our crystal cabinet. Washer and dryer on premises.

The master bedroom features a king size bed and a 21 inch LCD flat screen television. Guest bedroom has a double bed. Luxurious linens are provided. The fully modernized bathroom features a separate shower and a large tub for a satisfying and soapy plunge.

Outside the house is a lovely, gated garden with a deck and outdoor furniture for four and ample street parking. A telephone is provided as well as wireless Broadband Internet. Clean, well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement - sorry, no cats. Smoking is not allowed inside this home.

This central location in the Cotswolds is close to the area's other famous villages of Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Burford, Upper and Lower Slaughter and Bourton-on-the-Water. 25 minutes away are Cirencester, Cheltenham and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Keywords: Cottage

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Sherif T. Williamson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

I have stayed in many rentals and Carters Cottage was one of the nicest places I've stayed. The owners have decorated beautifully and put thoughtfulness and care into what they provide their renters. The best thing is the overall aesthetic. The cottage is adorable... oh, and the beds and linens are fantastic (they were better than at home which is saying a lot). Thank you!
Apr 2012
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Charming 2 BR Cottage in Stow-on-the Wold
average rating of 4.785714 based on 17 reviews

Cozy Cottswold Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Carter's Cottage is a charming, well-equipped cottage in a quiet neighborhood. The owners shared great recommendations for restaurants and grocery stores in Stow, and the town square is an easy, short walk. It is also conveniently located to travel around the Cotswolds, which my husband and I explored by car and the wonderful walking paths. There is parking near the cottage, but not at the front door as it is located on a narrow street. Four guests would fill the cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Carter's Cottage. Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Property was lovely. It is very central to the town of Stow on the Wold. Lots of interesting places and things to explore in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and charming decor made our week here one of the highlights of our trip!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was charming. Two comfortable beds, one and one-half baths, a well-furnished kitchen, and a cozy living room made our week-long stay memorable. Although the cottage was located on a very small alley (no parking right in front), we were always able to find a parking space. The cottage was close to the main part of town, and we enjoyed the Indian restaurant (they had take-out) located right around the corner from the cottage. The garden was small but beautiful. The bedrooms and the full bath were upstairs, and the living area and half-bath and laundry were down. The entire property was spotless and well-cared for. Stow-on-the-Wold is in a great location, near to Stratford and Warwick Castle, Kenilworth, and all the other small and charming Cotwolds towns. I hope to be able to stay here again and would definitely recommend this cottage to my friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage in a charming Cotswold town

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well equipped, quaint cottage with a cosy little garden palatial.

Owners left lots of information for us

Walking distance to shops, pubs, restaurants and walks.

Driving distance to too many places to list.

Had a wonderful, if wet, week exploring the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cottage

  • 4 of 5

As two single ladies we enjoyed our stay in Carter's Cottage very much. As with many older properties the stairs are quite steep and would not be suitable for people with limited mobility. There were several good places to eat in Stowe.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Position Position Position!

  • 4 of 5

Virtually a block away from the Village centre, with plenty of choice for dinners and or self catering. There are more restaurants in a main road to the east of the town square, but they are much busier and a little pricier.

Had a little difficulty finding the cottage , some road works barriers obliterated the street sign, but it is the first gate on the left when heading down Shepherd's Row from Wells Lane.

It worked perfectly for us, a nice place to call home for a few days while on an International Sports Seminar. Comfy beds, enough room to leave stuff lying around and 2 loos! We were warm and cosy despite the British winter which included a little bit of snowing on Sunday night.

Don't miss the western door of the Church from the churchyard!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Stow-on-the-Wold Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Autumn
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Late Autumn / Early Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Stow-on-the-Wold Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing

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