• About The Carthouse

    Peacefully set amidst meadows and woodland on the edge of a village, this delightful and spacious converted barn enjoys comfortable holiday accommodation in a courtyard setting and its own private terrace and garden. Set just a short stroll from the local dining pub, it makes an excellent base for a relaxing break, within easy reach of the Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge, Westonbirt Arboretum and Cotswold Water Park – all a short drive. Malmesbury’s 12th-century abbey and famous gardens, quaint shops and restaurants are just 3 miles.
    All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed, beams and French doors. Dining area/kitchen with quarry tiled floor. 1 double bedroom. Wet room with toilet.
    Woodburner in living room (Oct-Apr, initial fuel inc). Oil CH by meter reading. Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi inc. Cot. H/chair. DVD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. Garden with terrace and furniture. BBQ. Parking. Wheelchair access.

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    Key information
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      Cottage

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
      Barbecue
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Ground Floor Facilities
      Ground Floor Facilities
    • Main Fuel or Power incl.
      Main Fuel or Power incl.
    • Garden / Patio
      Garden / Patio
    • Golf Nearby
      Golf Nearby
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Horse Riding Nearby
      Horse Riding Nearby
    • Romantic Collection
      Romantic Collection
    • Rural Location
      Rural Location
    • Wheelchair Access
      Wheelchair Access
    • Woodburning Stove
      Woodburning Stove
    • Christmas Themed Cottage
      Christmas Themed Cottage
    • Wifi
      Wifi
    • Short Breaks All Year
      Short Breaks All Year
    • Cot Available
      Cot Available
    • Bed Lin Included
      Bed Lin Included
    • Washing Machine
      Washing Machine
    • Car Parking - On Site
      Car Parking - On Site
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo

    The Carthouse reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.1 out of 10 – based on 20 reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1

    Comfort and Equipment

    8.0

    Location

    8.8

    Cleanliness

    8.4

    Local amenities

    8.2

    Value for money

    8.4

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    9
    out of 10

    Lovely peaceful break. Cottage was very well equipped and comfortable.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-07-16

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    2018-07-21

    9
    out of 10

    fabulous location, stunning weather, tranquil and peaceful,nothing to not like

    Confirmed guest, 2018-07-02

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    2018-07-08

    4
    out of 10

    There was not everything mentioned on what was available like no washing machine no barbecue we had to borrow owners after they cleaned it The cooker was very dirty inside dead flys on window ledges we think whole kitchen is in need of a make over very dated old Overall we did not think this was value for money The WiFi was so slow often did not work so difficult to find places to visit. There was no welcome pack And no information folder to information to emergency number neared shop etc . Therefore we felt we could not put any comment in visitor book as we only had negative comments. Overall a disappointing property.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-06-15

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    2018-07-07

    8
    out of 10

    Quiet location, a bit off the beaten track. Friendly owners on site. Pub and childrens' play park within 15 minute walk, along a country lane. Nearest shop 10 minute drive away. Large barn conversion, plenty of room for the 3 of us. The main downsides are; the sofa bed in the lounge was uncomfortable, my husband used a spare duvet as an extra matress topper. The other main downside was the kitchen had so many pieces of cookware (saucepans, casserole dishes etc), there was no cupboard space to store any food. There was no mobile phone signal in the area of the barn, but we used the free Wifi to send messages via Facebook. Some people may be bothered by the cobwebs in the barn, but it is a country location.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-06-01

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    2018-06-03

    8
    out of 10

    The cottage is very quiet and in a secluded place. We were very comfortable, and well provided for. An excellent and restful week's holiday. I would think it to be an ideal place for a dog to be included.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-27

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    2018-04-29

    6
    out of 10

    The location was excellent and the general area lovely with lots of things to visit and many walks. The cottage was well provided with information and maps. The cottage was attractive and the main living area large and pleasant. The standard of cleanliness was good. Basic furniture was fine but not luxurious and there was no chair in the bedroom on which to put things. The wet room was just that - wet! The electric shower was adequate but like all electric showers, water flow was a bit thin. I had to buy floor cloths to wipe the floor after showers because the slope of the floor meant the water tended to by-pass the drain. The heating system was very good but could have done with being on the clock - we had to get up to put it on each morning. We would have preferred to have costs of oil and electricity included in the rent. The cottage had some basics in stock (cleaning stuff) but it was quite haphazard. We had to buy foil, clingfilm, dishcloths, tissues, kitchen roll etc. The supply of towels was meagre - no extra hand towel for the bathroom or kitchen and the bath towels were small. Mobile phone signal was minimal (but that seemed to be the case everywhere in the area!) and Wi-Fi was ok for emails though it dropped out a couple of times. Overall, we felt this cottage had great potential but was ultimately a bit disappointing and not up to the standards we have enjoyed elsewhere at the same price.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-20

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    2018-04-21

    7
    out of 10

    Very nice cottage, we had a lovely time ! However, the view was not as nice as expected and the wet room was a big disappointment.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-13

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    2018-04-15

    9
    out of 10

    Lovely peaceful holiday and our dog loved it too! Not overly struck on the wet room but that is just personal preference. Few little things - could do with a door mat in front of the patio doors for wet paws, loo seat was a bit wobbly and the mattress could do with replacing - but that is nit picking! Would definitely stay here again if we get the chance - we had a great time!

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-06

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    2018-04-08

    8
    out of 10

    Nice little cottage on a quiet farm with a few sheep nearby. Living area in the cottage was very open and spacious. We were using the place as a base to explore potential places to live. Well equipped kitchen. We found that the sofa wasn’t particularly what we were used to and we found it a little uncomfortable. Great wood burner. The only reason we wouldn’t stay here again is because we never stay in the same place more than once.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-03-16

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    2018-03-19

    8
    out of 10

    Beautiful location. Barn facing the sunrise. Watching hares in the fields and birds in the nearby trees. Well equipped kitchen and cosy log fire. A few minutes from Malmesbury with some interesting shops and the abbey.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-02-23

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    2018-02-25

    9
    out of 10

    Great cosy cottage, the description of location is a little bit misleading as it mentions that it is a short drive to Stone Henge but infact is over an hour drive. Other than that it was lovely and a perfect get away, we all loved it :)

    Confirmed guest, 2017-11-27

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    2017-12-15

    10
    out of 10

    The holiday cottage was very clean and the home owner was friendly helpful and thay did not charge for central heating which I was expecting to pay for it was nice surprise it was in my contact to pay ,the the logs for the fire was free hand on cold night was lovely I will definitely booking again thank you😍😍😍😘

    Confirmed guest, 2017-11-03

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    2017-11-23

    8
    out of 10

    Nice peaceful location

    Confirmed guest, 2017-10-09

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    2017-10-17

    10
    out of 10

    Absolutely loved our stay. The owners were couldn't do enough for us. The cottage is very well equipped. Very peaceful. Lovely pub just down the road. Friendly locals. Adorable friendly doggy. Will book again. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-29

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    2017-10-04

    8
    out of 10

    Lovely place, beautiful surroundings, welcoming host, very relaxing. Only slight concerns were that the Carthouse was a little stuffy on arrival and taking meter readings was confusing.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-11

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    2017-09-21

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