Elephant Cottage

At a glance

Characterful holiday cottage with roof terrace in the Cotswolds

Sleeps Sleeps 6
Bedrooms Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms Bathrooms 1
WiFi WiFi
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Town Town
Fireplace Fireplace
Working From Home Working From Home
Family friendly Family friendly
Non-smoking Non-smoking


Tucked away in the heart of Tetbury, just minutes' walk from the high street, lies Elephant Cottage, a beautifully styled Cotswold holiday home which sleeps six guests, in three inviting bedrooms, with a spacious family bathroom. This three storey, 18th century townhouse has been sympathetically styled in keeping with its history and character, boasting exposed beams, painted stone walls, fireplaces and sash windows. Contemporary touches have been delicately incorporated to create a beautiful home. The outside space of Elephant Cottage is a true hidden gem, with a surprising roof terrace sporting ample seating and cosy nooks, an ideal space to enjoy throughout the year.

This three bedroom holiday cottage in Tetbury is an ideal retreat to share with family and friends, exploring the local countryside whilst still being within a short walk of Tetbury's many amenities and eateries. The family friendly Cotswold accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Sitting room
Cotswold stone fireplace with open fire, three-seater Chesterfield sofa, two-seater sofa, two armchairs and Freeview TV with Chromecast

Kitchen/dining room
Open plan layout with marble work surfaces, electric oven, induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine with starter supply of pods, blender and island with four stools
Six-seater dining table with chairs, microwave and antique piano

Utility room
Washing machine/tumble dryer, ironing board, iron, clothes airer and basin

Loo and basin

First Floor

Bedroom 3 (Sleeps 2)
Double bed, feature chimney breast with ornamental Victorian fireplace, ornate internal window looking into the landing, freestanding clothes rail, desk, armchair and French doors leading to the roof terrace

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
King size bed, ornamental fireplace, armchair, freestanding wardrobe, mirror and internal window to the landing

Family bathroom
Sunken bath with overhead rain shower and separate handheld shower attachment, loo, basin and heated towel rail

Second Floor
Door on the landing reveals a steep staircase which leads directly up to the bedroom

Master bedroom (Sleeps 2)
Dual aspect bedroom in the eaves, exposed stone feature wall, painted beams, king size bed, storage trunk, built-in cupboard and mirror

Accessed via low French doors from bedroom 3
Sheltered roof terrace with seating lining the walls, outdoor table with feature window looking down into the dining room below, decorative chimenea and additional seating area tucked around the corner

Availability & Booking

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Floor Plan

Elephant Cottage Floor Plan

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Booking & Payment

StayCotswold is a marketing agent and therefore does not own any of the cottages listed on our website. In terms of cleaning and maintenance, the properties within our portfolio are managed by a third party property manager or the property owner – your pre-arrival email will contain confirmation and contact details for the person managing your property. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement directly between you and the property owner.

For bookings commencing more than 8 weeks in advance, a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance payment is then due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

All payments are made subject to the cancellation policy set out in the standard Booking Conditions.

Location Information

Elephant Cottage is located just a short walk from Tetbury's bustling high street, famed for its eateries, pubs and antique shops. The town’s rich history is displayed through its architecture, with many notable buildings such as the Grade I Market House and the multiple stately homes just outside Tetbury, including Chavenage House, Westonbirt House and Highgrove.
For your shopping essentials, Tetbury houses many delis, bakeries and butchers. There is also a Co-op in the town centre and a larger Tesco Superstore on Tetbury’s outskirts.
Tetbury sits in the South Cotswolds within easy reach of the much-loved Cotswold destinations of Cirencester, Castle Combe and Malmesbury - discover more things to do in the Cotswolds over on our handy guide!

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided (duvets and pillows are hypoallergenic)
  • Free on street parking is available close by
  • 1 travel cot and 1 highchair are available on request (please bring your own linen for the travel cot, as this is not provided)
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Strong WiFi (Download speed 38 Mbps)
  • Mobile phone reception is generally good, especially on the upper floors
  • Freeview TV with Chromecast for streaming from guests' own devices
  • Enclosed roof terrace 
  • Gas central heating system
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the open fire from October to April only
  • Please note that the master bedroom is accessed via a steep staircase and is located in the eaves with sloping ceilings
  • There are low beams throughout the property and the roof terrace is accessed via a low French door from bedroom 3, which might pose difficulty to taller guests
  • The front door opens onto the road and so guests with young children should take particular care to ensure that children are supervised when the door is open
  • The smoke and CO detectors operate on a sound only basis and, therefore, those who have serious impairment of hearing may not be able to hear the alarm systems and could be at risk
  • No smoking or vaping is permitted throughout the property
Things to Note...
  • The maximum occupancy for this property is 6 guests. Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, due to space restrictions the occupancy can only be exceeded by 3 additional infants
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 16:00 and check out is by 10:00
  • BBQs are not permitted as the decked roof terrace is wooden
  • 1 hairdryer is available
Security Deposit

A security deposit of £250 is required for bookings at this property. This amount will be pre-authorised on your credit card 7 days prior to your arrival date, providing no damage is reported the pre-authorisation will be released 5 days after your departure. For the avoidance of doubt, guests are requested to leave the property in a reasonable condition, consistent with the property's appearance upon arrival.


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Take a stroll down Tetbury's iconic Chipping Steps, an entrance to the town in years bygone, and admire the traditional weavers' cottages lining the street as you descend.