Daffodil Cottage

Like it? Add to favourites to compare and share
Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1
Oliver Approved


Pets Welcome Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite

This little cottage exudes character, built in 1624 it has been beautifully restored and is now a luxurious one bedroom cottage ideal for that romantic break.

It has its own large garden and magnificent country views, located within the pretty hamlet of Tarlton. There are lovely country walks from the door or its a 20 minute stroll (or 2 minute drive) to the famous Tunnel House Inn for a pub lunch. If you feel like going a little further, Cirencester and Princes Charles' Tetbury are the closest towns.

Daffodil cottage makes us want to pack our bags, jump in the car and hideaway for a couple of days!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • It is extremely rural
  • The owners are very happy to welcome infants, but please be aware there are no high-chairs or cots.

Property Features

Internet All Bedrooms En-Suite Cable TV DVD Working Fireplace Heating

The owners- an art advisor and writer, have taken great care in creating a unique interior of great style in a restoration of the highest quality. All the original features have been retained with natural floors, beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace.

Stay in and cook in the quaint kitchen before dining on the farmhouse table using vintage china, silver-plate cutlery and crystal glasses.

The bathroom features a Venetian mirror, deep-pile towels, complimentary toiletries and a free-standing bath (heaps of hot water) with country views.


About the surrounding area of Daffodil Cottage
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Romantic
Loading map

Tarlton is a pretty and sleepy hamlet, off the beaten track but within ten minutes of the historic market towns of Cirencester and Tetbury.

A mile away via country path or dirt road is the local pub, the Tunnel House, originally built to house workers on the canal tunnel, whose 19th century classical entrance is adjacent.

For excellent gastro-pubs The Bell at Sapperton, Trouble House Inn, Potting Shed and Village Pub Barnsley are within 10 mins drive. For fine dining try Barnsley House, Calcot Manor or The Rectory.
From the doorstep there is excellent walking through the Bathurst Estate with the source of the Thames about a mile away.

The fine house and garden at Rodmarton is just down the road with Prince Charles’ Highgrove, Westonbirt (Arboretum and Beaufort Polo Club) and Bibury not much further.

There is of course much more and with Cotswolds towns like Stow, Chipping Camden and Burford and destinations like Bath and Cheltenham all within about 30 minutes drive Daffodil Cottage is your perfect base.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Heathrow

(Over 100 Km)

Nearest Train Station Kemble

(3 Km)

Nearest Town/City Cirencester

(6 Km)

Nearest Restaurant Tarlton

(2 Km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Tarlton

(2 Km)

Nearest Shop Cirencester

(6 Km)

Nearest Supermarket Cirencester

(6 Km)


The Costwolds isn’t just one of the most beautiful regions in England – it’s one that’s beautifully representative of the best of the English countryside. Straddling several counties, the Cotswolds boasts undulating hills and farmland, striking architecture and monuments as well as some particularly charming villages that make for relaxing and delightful day trips for both families and groups. Our holiday homes and large cottages in the Cotswolds provide the perfect place to stay, but if you’re looking for the best things to do and places to eat then our travel guide is a great place to start! Read on and get inspired for your luxury Cotswolds break.

Download our Cotswolds Travel Guide >>


Best Suited For: All Ages

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included


Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Included

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver’s Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following:

- Cook/catering
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting service
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £150
Arrival time After 4 PM
Departure time Before 10 AM
Energy costs included? Yes
Heating costs included? Yes
End of stay cleaning included? Yes
Linen & towels included? Yes
Pets welcome? Yes at £30 charge per pet
Smoking Allowed? No
Changeover day Monday and Friday

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 25th 2019 - May 17th 2019 £533 £683 £807 £807
May 17th 2019 - Sep 6th 2019 £597 £764 £925 £925
Sep 6th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 £533 £683 £807 £807
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 13th 2019 £490 £624 £748 £748
Dec 13th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 £533 £683 £807 £807
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 10th 2020 - - - £1,027
Jan 10th 2020 - Feb 7th 2020 £490 £624 £748 £748
Feb 7th 2020 - May 15th 2020 £533 £683 £807 £807
May 15th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 £597 £764 £925 £925
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 £533 £683 £807 £807

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 25th 2019 - May 17th 2019 €590 €740 €891 €893
May 17th 2019 - Sep 6th 2019 €661 €828 €994 €1,024
Sep 6th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 €590 €740 €891 €893
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 13th 2019 €542 €676 €811 €828
Dec 13th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 €590 €740 €891 €893
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 10th 2020 - - - €1,137
Jan 10th 2020 - Feb 7th 2020 €542 €676 €811 €828
Feb 7th 2020 - May 15th 2020 €590 €740 €891 €893
May 15th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 €661 €828 €994 €1,024
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 €590 €740 €891 €893

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 25th 2019 - May 17th 2019 $658 $808 $959 $996
May 17th 2019 - Sep 6th 2019 $737 $904 $1,071 $1,142
Sep 6th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 $658 $808 $959 $996
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 13th 2019 $605 $739 $873 $923
Dec 13th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 $658 $808 $959 $996
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 10th 2020 - - - $1,268
Jan 10th 2020 - Feb 7th 2020 $605 $739 $873 $923
Feb 7th 2020 - May 15th 2020 $658 $808 $959 $996
May 15th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 $737 $904 $1,071 $1,142
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 $658 $808 $959 $996

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

How long have you owned the property?
4 Years

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
That it looks like a chocolate box cottage

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The cottage was once the home of a shepherd and a midwife with her ten children

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
Yes! Kylie Minogue



  • A wonderful place to stay

    Posted by Carolyn on 30/07/2018

    The cottage was a wonderful place to stay. Lovingly cared for and thoughtfully decorated. The owners brought out the perfection of this perfect home. We enjoyed our stay immensely and would recommend to anyone who wants to know what it is like to experience the cotswolds for which it is famous. Just use the postal code for the cottage and you will arrive to make your own special memories.

  • Ideal place for relaxation.

    Posted by Karen on 12/03/2018

    If you’re looking for relaxation and peace then this is the ideal place to stay. The cottage is compact but has everything you need. It is full of character with exposed beams and a wood burner and it’s comfortably and stylishly furnished. There are some great walks nearby and the local pub serves delicious food. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a quite country break.

  • Magical stay!

    Posted by Adam on 24/11/2017

    We had an absolutely magical stay at this beautiful cottage and fell in love with the Cotswolds in the short time we were here. The cottage was very cosy and luxurious, we loved having breakfast in the garden seating area and having the log burner on during the evenings. This is a very special property and we will definitely be back! Thank you for making our stay so welcoming

  • A hub to explore the Cotswolds

    Created on 02/11/2017

    We stayed at Daffodil Cottage for 2 nights towards the end of October 2017. We were looking for a cosy cottage with a log burner which we could use as a hub to explore the Cotswolds. And that is exactly what we found at Daffodil Cottage.
    The cottage itself has been beautifully restored without losing its charm. The owner Martin provided us with very clear instructions and a very helpful guide to allow us to explore the area. The cottage was very clean and tidy throughout. And is also well equipped should you wish to cook the odd meal at home but we found the local pubs and restaurants a lovely treat. The Tunnel House Inn is a short walk from the cottage but you would need a car to explore beyond that.
    We hope to return to the cottage in the Summer so we can enjoy the beautiful gardens. October weather was a little too cold for that! We would definitely recommend Daffodil Cottage to friends and family looking for a country break.

  • Quaint!

    Posted by Janice on 18/08/2017

    The cottage was quaint, amazing, private & peaceful with beautiful surroundings. Very friendly neighbours.

  • Truly beautiful

    Posted by Richard H on 17/08/2015

    I would like to take this opportunity to say how truly beautiful the cottage is, with the thatched roof and exquisite surroundings.
    In just the short time we were in Tarlton, we were able to relax and take in the fresh air, pop into Cirencester and sink a couple of pints at the Tunnel House Inn (and wander back across the fields at dusk).
    Finally, the one thing with which we struggled with was the bluntness of the knives (we ended up purchasing a cheap knife and board which we left there, and hope will prove useful to others) Given the style and class of the cottage, may I respectfully suggest either a steel or a whetstone might be a suitable addition to the kitchen.
    That aside, it was a real pleasure to be able to stay in such a beautiful cottage, in such peaceful surroundings and my thanks and congratulations to you and Oliver's Travels on such a wonderful abode.

Please select
Please select
Best Price Guaranteed
Was £7236
Save £1000
No hidden extras!
Book Now

Need to check with your party?

Reserve today and if for any reason you change your mind in the next 48 hours you'll get a 100% refund, no questions asked!


Please select your arrival and departure dates on the calendar.

Similar Properties