• About The Old Carthouse

    Beautifully converted in smart, contemporary style, this charming little barn and its lovely orchard garden sit in an enviably, peaceful and secluded location amidst pretty pastureland. The Old Carthouse has a pizza oven and along with the stunning surroundings, it is ideal for al fresco dining. Abbots Bromley (2 miles) boasts 5 pubs, a restaurant and local store while Uttoxeter’s shopping, cinema, bowling and racecourse are 8 miles. Dovedale in the Peak District, Alton Towers, Drayton Manor, The Potteries and Tamworth Snowdome are all under 30 minutes’ drive as are Calke Abbey, Sudbury Hall and Shugborough (all NT). Ironbridge Gorge museums and the NEC are an hour’s drive. Pub 3 miles, restaurants 2 miles.
    Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area with tiled floor. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with sloping ceiling and en-suite bathroom with toilet.
    Oil CH, elec, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi inc. T/cot. H/chair. DVD. CD. M/wave. Washer/dryer. Additional use of owner’s freezer. Garden and furniture. Ample parking. No smoking. NB: Unfenced stream.

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      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Two Storey features
    • Detached Property
      Detached Property
    • Ground Floor Facilities
      Ground Floor Facilities
    • Garden / Patio
      Garden / Patio
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Rural Location
      Rural Location
    • Christmas Themed Cottage
      Christmas Themed Cottage
    • Wifi
      Wifi
    • Cot Available
      Cot Available
    • Washing Machine
      Washing Machine
    • Open Plan
      Open Plan
    • Car Parking - On Site
      Car Parking - On Site
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    9.1 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews

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    9.1

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.0

    Location

    8.9

    Cleanliness

    9.5

    Local amenities

    8.4

    Value for money

    9.0

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    9
    out of 10

    The cottage is set in a lovely location for a "get away from it all break". Its setting is peaceful and quiet, the owners home is close enough for them to be on hand if any help or advice is needed, but far enough away to allow for that sense of having your own space. There are lots of things to do in the area. The final 100 yards of the track down to the farm is a little bumpy, but once through the owners gate they have a smooth tarmac drive. The owners gave us a very warm welcome and they let you know that they are there if you need them, but leave you alone to enjoy your break. Would stay there again.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-15

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    2017-09-21

    9
    out of 10

    Lovely barn conversion on a quiet family run farm and would happily stay there again. About 40 minutes to Alton Towers.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-02

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    2017-09-19

    7
    out of 10

    This property is a kind of barn conversion located in a quiet, remote spot some way down a farm track, the nearest village being roughly a mile and a half or so away. The village in question, Abbots Bromley, is quite nice with a number of hostelries though as far as we could see, just one general store. For larger stores, the visitor has to make a journey to Rugeley or Uttoxeter. NB Our reason for choosing the Old Carthouse in the first inst was because it was reasonably close to Lichfield where we wanted to see a number of historical attractions. Unfortunately the remoteness of the Carthouse is possibly responsible for the very poor phone reception and the complete absence of WIFI connectivity, hence we had to travel some distance to pick up emails. The owners of the property are very pleasant, friendly and unobtrusive and their two dogs equally friendly. Concerning the property itself, whilst the furniture was quite comfortable, we found the cupboards to be located quite high on the wall, which for those of us who are smaller than average height, difficult to reach. We also found the pillows in the bedroom to be rather uncomfortable.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-06-30

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    2017-07-08

    9
    out of 10

    We used The Old Carthouse as a base to visit various National Trust properties in the area. It is a lovely cottage in a very peaceful and quiet location at the end of a lane which made it a very enjoyable stay. The owners Ant and Carly we're very welcoming, and we appreciated the milk and biscuits on arrival. We always got a welcome from Meg and Holly the dogs on returning to the cottage!! Abbots Bromley has some lovely pubs which was about 2-3 miles away, we found The Crown very good. There was a Tesco and Morrison's at Rugely which was about 3-4 miles away.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-06-17

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    2017-06-24

    10
    out of 10

    Beautiful location and accommodation. Highly recommend staying here. Owner so welcoming and helpful.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-04-28

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    2017-04-30

    10
    out of 10

    Nice bank holiday weekend! Enjoyed the cottage and the surroundings, nice couple who own it and very friendly.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-04-17

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    2017-04-24

    10
    out of 10

    A lovely and well appointed cosy cottage in a peaceful location.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-02-13

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    2017-02-21

    9
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