The Old Candle Shop


At a glance

Luxury pet friendly two bedroom Cotswold holiday home with a hot tub

Sleeps Sleeps 6
Bedrooms Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms Bathrooms 2
Garden Garden
Family friendly Family friendly
Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove Fireplace/Wood Burner/Flame Effect Stove
Hot Tub Installed Hot Tub Installed
Non-smoking Non-smoking
Off street parking Off street parking
Pets welcome Pets welcome
Pub nearby Pub nearby
Shop nearby Shop nearby
Village Village
WiFi WiFi


The Old Candle Shop is a period conversion in the centre of Moreton in Marsh. This Cotswold holiday home with a hot tub has been completed to the highest standard and is perfectly positioned to enable guests to explore the wider Cotswold region, or simply to spend an evening sampling pubs and restaurants in a traditional Cotswold setting. The property sleeps 4+2 guests, accommodated in two bedrooms, one with zip and link beds, and both benefiting from an en-suite. The +2 option is a large sofa bed in the open plan living room, hidden behind a fold out privacy screen. The stylish open plan living area boasts a wood burning stove, comfortable seating and dining areas along with a traditional, well equipped shaker style kitchen. Large bifold doors open onto an enclosed courtyard, complete with outdoor dining furniture, Jacuzzi hot tub, coal BBQ and parking for one car. This is also a dog friendly holiday home, welcoming one medium sized dog!

The Old Candle Shop is ideally situated near to shops, pubs and restaurants, this beautifully presented property makes for a perfect base from which friends, couples or families can explore the entire Cotswold region. The accommodation is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall / Utility Room
Coat hooks, cupboard containing iron, ironing board, mop and bucket, sink and storage units, integrated fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer

Cloak Room
Loo, sink, heated towel rail, mirror

Shaker style kitchen with quartz worktops, island with breakfast bar and three stools, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven and hob, toaster, kettle, cafetiere and milk frother

Dining Area
Dining table and six chairs, dresser, bifolds doors opening to courtyard garden

Sitting Room (Sleeps +2)
Three-seater Chesterfield sofa, two-seater settle, armchair, double sofa bed (on request) with a privacy screen, wood burner, 42” smart TV with sound bar, piano, dresser containing board games

First Floor

Master Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
Kingsize bed, walk in wardrobe, two bedside drawers, chest of drawers, dressing table, full length mirror, hairdryer

Ensuite Shower Room
Victorian tiled floor, shower, loo, wash basin, heated towel rail

Bedroom 2 (Sleeps 2)
Zip and link Kingsize bed which can be made up as two 75cm wide single beds (on request), bedside drawers, wardrobe, hairdryer

Ensuite Bathroom
Victorian tiled floor, bath with shower over and shower screen, loo, wash basin, heated towel rail

Enclosed south facing courtyard garden, Jacuzzi hot tub, bench table with seating for six people and a parasol, charcoal BBQ (guests to provide own coal and clean the BBQ after each use)

Floor Plan The Old Candle Shop Floor Plan

The Finer Details

  • Bed linen and towels are provided                    
  • Off street parking available for 1 car in the carport
  • 1 travel cot and 1 highchair available on request (guests will need to bring their own cot linen)
  • 1 medium well-behaved dog is welcome for an additional fee of £40. For pet rules, please visit our FAQ's
  • Strong WiFi
  • Reasonable phone signal, depending on provider
  • 1 x 42" Smart TV
  • Enclosed courtyard with table, parasol, seating and hot tub with jets
  • Charcoal BBQ (guests are responsible for providing charcoal and cleaning BBQ after use)
  • Starter supply of wood provided for the wood burning stove from October - April
  • Sorry, no hen or stag celebrations
  • The first floor includes sloping ceilings
  • 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
Things to Note
  • The maximum occupancy for this property is 4+2 (with the +2 accommodated on the sofa bed in the living room, available on request). Infants do not count towards the occupancy figure, however, the occupancy can only be exceeded by 1 infant
  • Events are not permitted without prior consent
  • A security deposit is required at this property
  • Check in is from 16:00 & Check out is by 10:00
  • Since the photographs were taken, a picket gate has been placed at the garage entrance to fully enclose the garden
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.

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

Moreton-in-Marsh is a traditional Cotswold market town with an array of honey coloured cottages and period townhouses. The town plays host to many pubs, shops and restaurants, and even has its own mainline train station to London Paddington. Moreton-in-Marsh is the perfect location from which to explore North Cotswold favourites such as Broadway, Bourton-on-the-Water, Daylesford and Stow-on-the-Wold. Also Stratford upon Avon, Blenheim Palace and Oxford.


Beautiful holiday let in central location. The old candle shop is beautiful inside and out. The owners really have thought about everything! Will definitely be returning!

Thank you from StayCotswold and the owners for your wonderful review! Really pleased to hear you loved your time at The Old Candle Shop and we look forward to welcoming you back!

- StayCotswold, 17 May 2022

Great stay at The Old Candle Shop. Location of the property was great and it was equipped with everything (and more) than you could possibly ever need. The accommodation and court yard was immaculately clean! The perfect mini break for our young family.

Thank you Paul for such a great review. We are delighted you had a fantastic stay and hope to see you again soon.

- StayCotswold, 13 April 2022

Took my partner away for his 30th birthday to the Cotswolds. Absolutely amazing stay here at The Old Candle Shop. Perfect location, no stone was left unturned, every minute detail was given attention. Some real thought has gone into this beautiful place. Thank you again for the amazing trip and we hope to be back in the future

Thank you for your glowing review of The Old Candle Shop Georgina, we can agree that it is a beautiful place to stay. We hope to welcome you and your partner back to the Cotswolds soon!

- StayCotswold, 3 March 2022

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