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Cotswold Cottage, Parking for 2 cars, Sleeps 5, Great reviews, Conservation area

Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK
  • Cottage
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 private parking spaces, central Nailsworth. Wifi.

*'Lovely, comfortable cottage in great location'

*'Everything at Maltings was perfect - everything in easy walking distance. This is definitely the picture North Americans have of English village life.


These are just three of the comments from our 22 excellent reviews since we opened in March 2013.

Full Tripadvisor reviews can be found under Cotswolds, Nailsworth

Maltings is a 3 storey, Cotswold stone cottage located in a quiet lane yet within a few minutes flat walk of pubs, restaurants and independent shops. Two private parking spaces, two bathrooms, comfortable, hypoallergenic mattresses on all beds for a sound sleep, a pretty courtyard garden and stylish furnishings complete the picture. The Nailsworth stream meanders its way beyond the garden and can be heard babbling from the master bedroom.


The spacious top floor with king sized bed and ensuite shower room is dual aspect with expansive views over the Nailsworth Valley to the rear and the ancient Brewery Lane to the front. There is little traffic down this tiny lane but horses are led daily to the fields beyond.

The first floor has a twin bedroom overlooking the courtyard garden at the rear and a single room facing Brewery Lane together with the modern family bathroom. Windows on this floor have safety catches for the peace of mind of parents who are enjoying the master room on the top floor.

The ground floor entrance vestibule leads to the hall, cloakroom, fully fitted and equipped kitchen with built in Neff appliances and the lovely lounge / diner opening onto a pretty courtyard garden and stream beyond. The property offers free wifi, two smart televisions (one in the master bedroom and a Blu Ray DVD player in the lounge. There are also plenty of guides and maps to the local area as it is a mecca for walkers. It is comfortably furnished with seating and dining space for 5.

The courtyard garden has seating for 5 plus a BBQ. Guests can enjoy the evening sun with a glass of wine and the sound of the brook beyond the fence.

Maltings sleeps 5 plus a cot (without linen) and high chair for a baby. All linen and towels are provided with a change of linen and an extra clean on bookings of over a week.

We accept bookings starting on a Friday i.e.

Weekend bookings run from 3 pm Friday to 10am Monday. Different nightly prices apply to weekend bookings to cover the costs of the changeover.

Week or longer bookings start on a Friday.


Nailsworth is an ideal location for exploring the beautiful Cotswold countryside, as well as picturesque local villages and Roman cities such as Cirencester and Bath. It is also within easy reach of Westonbirt Arboretum, Painswick Roccoco Gardens and the Cheltenham races. Gatcombe Park (Princess Anne's residence) is a short distance away for eventing and there is excellent golfing at Minchinhampton golf courses. The nearby Woodchester Mansion is an unfinished gothic residence of great interest set in extensive parklands and well worth a visit.

Nailsworth is a characterful, artistic, small town with many cafes, pubs and award-winning restaurants, shops and bakeries, which is becoming increasingly popular with visitors from the UK and abroad. Guests can find everything needed within a short walk without using a car. There are also regular events, with a Farmer's Market held on 4th Saturday of each month in Nailsworth and the renowned Stroud Market, which is only 4 miles away, opening every Saturday. Restaurants include Oldstones, The Wild Garlic, Wilders, Williams' Kitchen, Egypt Mill, The Olive Tree, The Britannia and Amalfi as well as numerous independent cafes and vegetarian specialists It really is a foodies paradise.


Nailsworth is situated on the A46 and easily reached from the M4 and A419 or the M5.

International airports are situated in Bristol, 37 miles away, Birmingham, 76 miles away and Heathrow, 93 miles away.


Guests can arrive at any time after 3pm with keys available on receipt of the access code. A small quantity of general provisions is supplied to get you started but local small stores are open 'till 10pm or later.

Gas heating and hot water is managed via a Hive system to ensure that the property is comfortable and ready for your arrival. We do not live in Nailsworth ourselves but are readily contactable by phone for any queries and the housekeeper lives locally.


The property is fully safety compliant with a current gas safety certificate, smoke alarms on all floors, CO detectors in the kitchen and lounge, a fire blanket and fire extinguishers on ground and first floors. All doors are compliant with fire safety regulations. There are window locks on first floor bedroom to protect young guests.


Detailed directions will be emailed to booked guests prior to check in date.



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Calendar last updated:
Mar 24, 2018
About Janet

We are the owners Kevin and Janet who bought the property in 2003 intending to retire to Nailsworth. Over the years we have rented it out and used it ourselves for holidays but are now retired and settled near to London and family so decided to turn it into a holiday let in March 2013. We love to visit whenever we can to enjoy the shops and restaurants in this wonderful little town of Nailsworth and the interesting local villages. We love the lively, friendly ambiance of Nailsworth and have enjoyed refurbishing it and turning it into a comfortable holiday home for ourselves and others. Several guests have commented on the comfort of the beds and how well they sleep in the quiet location. I know that we do! The property has previously been let through an agent and has attracted many excellent reviews both on Tripadvisor and other websites. Unfortunately these are not available to us on the current site but can be viewed on Tripadvisor.com.

Janet purchased this Cottage in 2003

Why Janet chose Tetbury

It is well positioned for touring the pretty villages and countryside but equally ideal if you want to park up, chill out and enjoy the local pubs, restaurants and walks or just relax in the garden. Nailsworth is a very social community with lots going on around the town and further afield. There is something for everyone with or without a car! We hope our guests will enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this Cottage unique

Nailsworth is nestled in one of the five valleys with many other properties situated on the hillsides. Maltings is in an enviable position in the heart of the conservation area of Nailsworth offering easy walking access to all amenities. Many properties in the area would require holidaymakers to have the use of a car for all but the keenest walkers. Car parking space is at a premium in Cotswold properties and we have two of them! This property has all the charm of a traditional cotswold cottage but with modern amenities in clouding a ground floor cloakroom, family bathroom and ensuite to the master bedroom.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Dual aspect master bedroom with ensuite and views
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, 2 x 3ft beds. Built in wardrobe. Overlooking stream.
      • Bedroom 3
        1 twin/ single, Pretty single room overlooking quiet lane and cottages
      • 3 bedrooms. Dual aspect master on top floor with king size bed and ensuite. Built in wardrobe, smart tv. Twin and single rooms on first floor together with family bathroom. Security window catches for children's safety.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Good size family bathroom with bath
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Ensuite to master bedroom
      • Master bedroom has ensuite with shower cubicle. Main bathroom on second floor has bath with shower. Ground floor toilet and cloakroom.

      Location Type

        • Rural
        • Village


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      2 double sofas with extra seat. Free view smart TV and blu ray DVD player. Selection of DVDs.
                    • Fireplace
                      Coal effect gas fire in lounge.
                    • Heating
                      Gas central heating and hot water, controlled by Hive system to ensure that property is ready for your arrival. Adjustable via thermostat by guests.
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Bedding and tea towels provided but no cot linen supplied.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Parking
                      Private car park with 2 allocated parking spaces for Maltings. Extra parking available nearby in Nailsworth centre.
                    • Telephone
                      Landline available on top floor as safety feature. Free uk calls 7pm to 7am otherwise charged.
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath sheet and hand towel supplied for each guest.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Washing machine in kitchen. Launderette for drying or full wash is only 200 m away
                    • Free Wifi


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Fully supplied with crockery, glasses, cooking utensils and everything you will need for your stay.
                        • Dishwasher
                          AEG dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully fitted kitchen overlooking front of property. Bosch double oven with 5 ring hob and fitted fridge and freezer. Microwave Washing machine. Sorry, no drier but launderette nearby.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Bosch Built in double electric oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Stock of basic supplies. Salt, pepper, sugar, some tea and coffee.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Neff fridge / freezer
                        • Stove
                          5 ring Neff gas hob
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Comfortable lounge / diner seating 5 and overlooking courtyard garden with stream below.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 5 people


                                • Books
                                  Selection of books, magazines, guides and maps
                                • DVD Player
                                  Blu ray DVD
                                • Games
                                  Family board games
                                • Television
                                  Freeview smart TVs in lounge and master bedroom
                                • Video Library
                                  Wide selection of videos including some for children.


                                    • Golf
                                      Golf at nearby Minchinhampton courses and further afield
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Pretty courtyard garden overlooking Nailsworth stream. Patio area for dining.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Small barbecue. Guests are advised to purchase a disposable inner barbecue kit locally to save cleaning on departure.


                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • museums
                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • playground
                                            • pond
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • ruins
                                            • waterfalls

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • bird watching
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • swimming


                                                            • An additional clean and exchange of linen provided if booking for more than 9 days.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.


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                                                              Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

                                                              Nailsworth has a unique range of independent and quirky shops - ideal for browsing with the cottage just a short, flat walk to the nearest amenities. We are about half an hour from the City of Bath and love the Thermae Spa with different spa experiences on each of the 3 floors including the open air rooftop spa overlooking town and countryside. Another must for us is the famed Shambles Market in Stroud every Saturday morning - lots of fresh local produce and much more. If it is a fine evening we love going to Coaley Peak, about 3 miles away to watch the sun setting over the Severn Estuary and The Black Mountains of Wales. Maltings is also within easy reach of Cheltenham and Gatcombe Park for equestrian events. For horticulturalists Painswick Roccoco gardens are a unique experience and well worth a visit together with The National Arboretum at Westonbirt. There are extensive walking trails around Nailsworth and across Minchinhampton Common with magnificent views across the 5 valleys. You are spoilt for choice with local restaurants, pubs and cafes together with regular festivals and events in the locality.

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