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The Cart House

(Ref. 1045070)

St Ewe near Sticker, Cornwall Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "Had such a fantastic stay at this property, we loved our goodies on arrival as well as trev waiting for us."

    The cottage was clean comfortable and cosy and the hosts we very contactable. Would recommend this cottage to anyone who is after a lovely peaceful place we look forward to returning again.

    Reviewed by Grace5.0Jan 2024

  • "Had an absolutely amazing stay at the cathouse visiting family for Xmas 2023, ..."

    Had an absolutely amazing stay at the cathouse visiting family for Xmas 2023, beautiful place, fantastic facilities, would really recommend this property, its a must, even though our stay was in miserable December, it was still a pleasure, I'm sure in the summer months this accommodation will be a dream,

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Dec 2023

  • "The Carthorse is one of the best holiday homes we have had the pleasure of staying in."

    The rooms are large seating is good and everything you need is there.The whole property is a credit to Will and Sarah.The addition of Trevor the peacock was a real bonus. Welcome pack was best we have had in our many travels.

    Reviewed by William5.0Nov 2023

  • "A very lovely place VERY clean and comfortable, a nice welcome pack on arrival"

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Oct 2023

  • "I found this place amazing and would recommend this place to my friends and family i would come back again"

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "The cottage was nice and spacious, could have done with table lamps in lounge also some cushions but other than that very good."

    Also very lovely welcome pack. Garden was secured enough for our dogs. The only other downside there was a 0.4 mile very bumpy track to cottage, we did notice some of the pot holes were being filled.

    Reviewed by David4.7Sep 2023

  • "Excellent stay."

    All we needed in the cart house. Quite and peaceful. Bird life amazing.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "The Cart House was perfect!"

    A clean, comfortable and perfectly located base for our holiday. The welcome pack on arrival was an unexpected treat and we all enjoyed the scones, delicious butter and clotted cream. It was lovely to see Trevor the peacock every day and to meet Will at the start of the week. I only wish we'd had a little more time to take Will up on the offer of some clay pigeon shooting. I have no hesitation on recommending The Cart House as a first class place to spend your holiday.

    Reviewed by Gruff5.0Jul 2023

  • "The Cart House has everything you need for a comfortable stay."

    Excellent accommodation in a rural location but in easy reach of all that Cornwall has to offer. Very welcoming owners.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jun 2023

  • "We have just returned from our week long stay at The Cart House, and it was amazing."

    The accommodation itself was clean and well furnished and had everything needed for a comfortable stay. The owners, Will and Sarah are lovely and were accommodating when we asked for a tour of the farm and Will took the time to explain the farming way of life to us city folk. Although The Cart House is on a working farm, it isn’t noisy. It was nice and quiet at night with just a few noises from Trevor the Peacock, but nothing annoying. We took our 10 month old puppy Watson, and he made friends with the owners dog and he paid us daily visits, which we loved. We will definitely return next year as it is a lovely place with lovely people.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fantastic location, very quiet, beautiful countryside and very convenient for beaches and close to St Austell for shopping and restaurants."

    Thanks to Will and Sarah

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2023

  • "An amazing place to stay, beautiful building, Trevor the peacock is a wonderful addition the welcome goodies were amazing the home made jam superb will be booking again next year !"

    ! Thank you

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2023

  • "This property is very well furnished comfortable throughout."

    The shower is superb, The kitchen is of a good size. A lovely welcome pack on arrival. We would stay again. The farm track is a bit of a challenge, but don't let it put off.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely stunning cottage, very spacious, well equipped and so peaceful."

    Amazing shower. Plenty of hot water also great heating. Enjoyed the visits from Trevor the peacock! We will definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Feb 2023

  • "Wonderfully quiet but close to the coast."

    Based down a farm track with no passing traffic. Trevor the Peacock greeted us every morning, but we didn’t hear him from inside the well insulated barn. Private gravel courtyard with plenty of parking. Very cosy in January. Well fitted and spotlessly clean. Our only observation is that a bigger door mat would be better if the weather had been wet. Plenty of room for our small dog crate. Helpful owners. Thoughtful cream tea waiting for us and bread/milk/butter/jam/cream/tea/coffee. Well stocked washing up liquid/dishwasher tablets/washing tablets/toilet rolls/hand soap. Lots of fluffy towels and a large shower, plenty of hot water. Wifi worked well. Everything we needed for a relaxing break. We will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Rosalind5.0Jan 2023

  • "This was our 4th stay."

    Love the location. Will and Sarah keep the property in tip top condition

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2022

  • "Overall, excellent - we loved it and expect to come back again!"

    The only very minor addition could be to add a couple of extra mugs to go with the gorgeous scones and clotted cream, and maybe a hand towel in the kitchen. Other than that, everything we love in a holiday let - simple, uncluttered, and wonderfully spacious!

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2022

  • "We had a very warm welcome."

    The Cart House was clean and we had everything we needed. We had a lovely stay and the place was handy for a lot of local places to visit. We felt very welcome with our dog and there was a field where we could walk her as well. I would recommend this place highly.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Oct 2022

  • "First time at the Carthouse but by far the best stay in years of Sykes hires."

    Host friendly and helpful Cottage beautiful and very roomy. Whilst the weather was poor in no way was our break made any the less enjoyable. Loved the visit of the tame peacock. Would recommend this to all.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2022

  • "Perfect! The Cart House was everything that we thought it would be and more."

    A lovely peaceful setting with comfortable beds in large airy bedrooms, a huge shower with constant hot water and a large comfortable, and well equipped, lounge/diner/kitchen. The outside space was safe and secure for our dog and the owners (Will and Sarah) very kindly allowed us access to a field to let him run off some energy. We arrived to find tea, coffee, milk, bread, butter, scones, jam and cream which was unexpected but delicious after a very long journey. We felt that if we needed anything or required help with anything that nothing would be a problem to Will and Sarah. Would have no hesitation in recommending or staying here again. Thank you for a lovely holiday!

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2022

  • "A secluded haven which was perfect for us and our dog."

    Owners were friendly and accommodating. Location was convenient for getting to most places. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great location, clean with all mod cons."

    Very comfortable. Would certainly recommend it to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Jun 2022

  • "Very clean and spacious It was the perfect property for us and our large Labrador."

    We would highly recommend and would definitely like to stay again.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Jun 2022

  • "So good we keep coming back !"

    Booked again for later this year.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2022

  • "A very stylish and comfortable accommodation."

    Very welcoming hosts.

    Reviewed by Mo4.4Apr 2022

  • "We have been coming to Cornwall for our family holidays for the last 6 years and this was truly one of the best holiday homes we have stayed in."

    It was a lovely place to stay, plenty of space in the house and it was in a perfect location for us to travel to where we like to go. Our children loved it too and really enjoyed staying on a farm. The owners were very friendly, accommodating and helpful. And we really appreciated the very thoughtful welcome package on arrival. Will definitely be staying here again.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely spacious cottage."

    Close to great amenities, including Trevor the peacock!

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had an amazing stay at the cart house."

    Lovely place to stay, clean and comfortable. Everything being on one level was great especially with young children. The owners were lovely and the cottage is in a really good location. We will definitely be staying again!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2022

  • "What an amazing holiday."

    We have never met Will and Sarah before, but meeting them felt like meeting old friends. They were so welcoming and friendly. The house itself was amazing so spacious which was good for us as two friends came with us and one was in a wheelchair ♿️ so it made life easy for him. We also had our dog Maya with us and Will said she was more than welcome to run around in the field. We also met Trevor the peacock he paid us a visit every day along with a lot of other birds, if your a bird watcher you would love it. It was so peaceful and relaxing we couldn’t ask for a better holiday, so much so my husband and I are booked in to go back next year. The local pub The Crown inn at St Ewe was lovely and the staff and locals very friendly. With an open fire great food, dog friendly, great staff what more could we ask for. Thank you Will and Sarah for an amazing week, we were sorry to leave.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jan 2022

  • "We’ve been visiting cottages in Cornwall for 20+ years and The Cart House is right up there with the best of them."

    Highly recommend a stay there!!!

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Cart House with our dog."

    Clean, Well equipped,Quiet, loads of space and great rural location set on a working farm. Will and Sarah , the owners were always on hand for the odd question or chat. We we will return in the future.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2021

  • "Excellent location on quiet farm, close to number of attractions and quiet beach within 10 mins."

    We will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at The Cart House."

    The cottage was exactly as described and was clean and comfortable and in a very quiet and peaceful location. There were lots of places to visit close by and we enjoyed our stay even though the weather could have been a bit better.

    Reviewed by D5.0Jul 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation - very clean, comfortable, well equipped with good quality items and a nice welcome pack."

    A private outdoor space & ample parking. Very good WiFi included. Very quiet, rural location.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great welcome food pack on arrival, bread, milk, scones, cream, jam."

    We did not realise that the property had 2 bedrooms. Property is spacious with large rooms, large shower and lots of space to park. Did not realise the owner had a farm shop until we were leaving. There is quite a long track once you come off the road to the property. Name of farm could be more prominent on post as it could easily be missed.

    Reviewed by Czesiawa3.8Jun 2021

  • "Lovely house, comfortable, well equipped and spacious."

    Only comment we would like more walking, pub/restaurant information in the cottage. The items in the welcome pack were from a local farm shop, maybe a leaflet about this shop would have been useful. Would recommend as a quiet stay on a farm, but well located for visits to beaches, harbours, the lost gardens of Heligan, and some lovely coastal walks.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0May 2021

  • "The Cart House was probably the best self catering accommodation that we have stayed in."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2021

  • "Cottage is fantastic."

    Very clean easily to heat on colder nights. Everything you need in the kitchen and the rooms. We will be back. The daily greetings of the peacock were so entertaining and welcome.

    Reviewed by Kerstin5.0May 2021

  • "Location is reasonably central for St Mawes, Fowey, Truro, Mevaggisy"

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Apr 2021

  • "Lovely tranquil place to stay in a really beautiful part of Cornwall."

    Loved it!

    Reviewed by Jude5.0Apr 2021

  • "Had a great time cottage was excellent and enjoyed the break , everything you needed there and more"

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2020

  • "Super property would stay again"

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Sep 2020

  • "The accommodation was immaculate."

    It has easy access to various places. The owner was more than accommodating and the welcome pack was very welcome. The cottage is down a narrow lane and we first thought this is isolated but it was so quiet and peaceful a get away from it all cottage. I would recommend this cottage as it was just in the right location to get to places.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Sep 2020

  • "We loved our recent stay!"

    The cottage was immaculate and had all the home comforts we needed to make our stay easy and comfortable. The added personal touches of milk, butter, tea, coffee, bread and of course fresh scones with clotted cream and jam made it extra special. We loved spotting Trevor the peacock on the window and the location of cottage was great for Asda (about 20 mins away) and you must visit Mevagissey which is about 15 minutes away. A lovely stay and a great place for a family holiday.

    Reviewed by A5.0Aug 2020

  • "Oh my days, this cottage is a dream and in the best ever location far away from life, so good for mental health it’s unreal!"

    Absolutely loved our stay here, the cottage is stunning, modern, spotlessly clean and had everything for us- enough towels, cooking utensils, lovely welcome pack- jam is beautiful and our welcoming from little Trevor every day (peacock) is amazing! We has travelled all over Cornwall for many years and stayed in lots of dire out dated overpriced cottages and this one is the best one we have stayed in. There is plenty of flies around but you are on a farm so if you don’t like flies you might not like- there is a fly trap inside which helps just bring some insect repellent. We had a request for Sykes to contact the owners of this property and ask them a big ask for us, which Sykes contacted the owners to ask them and the owners said yes and we are forever thankful and grateful! They are very reasonable and just wish a lot more owners were like them. Also this house has the best WiFi ever- free WiFi and the fastest WiFi ever and you never lose connection in the house, I have always had the worst WiFi every part of Cornwall. The shower is amazing- normal water pressure you can actually wash your hair. If you are two girls here with thick long hair and have a long shower, you’ll need to press the boost button for the other person to have a hot shower :) The Description of this cottage says the owners live next door, they are behind, you really can’t see their house at all and you feel like your cottage is the only one there out in the middle of nowhere and they leave you be, wouldn’t know they lived there or that you had neighbours. I miss this cottage so much. (Thank you owners for building this beauty and sharing this beautiful unique location)

    Reviewed by Cherie5.0Aug 2020

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin (with zip linked bed, can be double)
  • Bathroom with double walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living/kitchen/dining room
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • Large gravelled patio area with seating
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 1.7 miles

The property

Sticker 2.7 miles.

In the quiet village of St Ewe, near Sticker in St Austell, is this stunning barn conversion, The Cart House, located on a farm next door to the owner's cottage.

This spacious, open-plan property is ideal for a family of four or a couple wanting to enjoy peaceful relaxation in the Cornish countryside, while also being in close proximity of the south coast.

There is ample off-road parking for up to four cars, and as you enter the property through the large folding doors, which allow in plenty of natural light, you'll be met with the open-plan living/kitchen/dining area.

With folding doors, high ceilings, exposed wooden flooring, traditional wooden beams and white walls, this space feels vast, bright and airy and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy time with your family while indoors.

There are two leather sofas to sink into, as well as a TV you can channel hop through, while the kitchen area has ample equipment to cook up delicious meals and even has a washing machine, should you have any beachwear you need to clean, while the lovely wooden dining table has four chairs and is a great space to gather and enjoy meals together while you chat about your favourite holiday memories or raise a glass to the days to come.

There are two spacious bedrooms, a double and a twin, both with lots of storage space in the form of wardrobes and chest of drawers, grand floor-length mirrors and exposed wooden flooring, continuing with the light, bright feel of the living area, the double bedroom also has a wall mounted TV.

The bathroom has a stylish and contemporary decor, with grey tiled walls and smart wooden flooring, with a huge walk in shower to kick start your day the right way.

Outside is a huge gravelled area with plenty of space for the little ones or any four-legged companions to stretch their legs and get some sunshine, while the outdoor seating and table mean you can enjoy a morning coffee or an alfresco meal in the fresh air.

Sticker is a quite village, but does have a post office/shop for your essentials, as well as an award-wining pub.

Further afield, St Austell plays host to a wealth of attractions, like The Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Shipwreck Treasure Museum and one of the UK's most popular tourist attractions, Eden Project.

Head to Cornwall's south coast, where you'll be spoilt for choice by glorious sandy beaches, including Pentewan, Porthpean and Par Sands.

The fishing port of Megavissey is just four miles away, where you can enjoy a scenic stroll along the harbour wall or spend time wandering around its museum or aquarium.

The Roseland Heritage Coast and nature reserve can be reached by car and is 25 minutes from the cottage, offering a host of walking routes and stunning, sweeping views of the coast.

The Cart House is a charming property in an idyllic location for exploring Cornwall's south coast.

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About the location


St. Austell 3 miles.

Sticker is a quiet Cornish village, complete with village shop/Post Office and award-winning pub, just three miles from St. Austell Bay and within a fifteen-minute drive of a wealth of Cornish attractions including The Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Tall Ships Harbour at Charlestown and The Eden Project. The quaint fishing harbour at Mevagissey, with its passenger ferry across the bay to Fowey, is just six miles away, and the beautiful Roseland Peninsula with the villages of St. Mawes and St. Just-in-Roseland lies just a little further. Enjoy a coastal walk and take in the wonderful views, spend a day on the beach, or visit St. Austell including The Brewery, Cornwall's award-winning independent family brewer. A fantastic location, any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas