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The Perfect Cotswold Cottage for Two

Picture postcard thatched cottage in a pretty village
44 reviews
Picture postcard thatched cottage in a pretty village
Secluded private garden
Lovely garden seating
Open country views
Velvet sofas, low lighting and a log stove. Very cosy!
Dining area
A perfect bathroom with luxury toiletries
Lots of interesting designer touches
Luxury bed under the 17th century beams
Hand built kitchen with high quality equipment
Vintage china, crystal glasses, bone handled knives and silver plate cutlery
Red Arrows flying during Kemble airshow
The cottage viewed from the wild garden in the orchard
The thyme & lavender footpath
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Cirencester, Cotswolds, England
Only listed with Friday changeover due to platform limitations! Monday also available, other days may be available - upon request.

Reservations within 4 weeks of departure usually discounted - please contact us for a quote! Three days usual minimum (2 days may be possible at a supplement - please ask).

Dating back to 1624 and immaculately restored this beautiful little one bedroom designer cottage oozes character. With its own large garden and country views it is located in the peaceful village of Tarlton whilst being close to chic Cirencester and Prince Charles' Tetbury.

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. There a...
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About the Owner, MARTIN J
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 45 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Guests are totally independent. The cottage is accessed by a key safe. Our housekeeper is always on call if there are problems.
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Listing #HL298231
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 44 reviews
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Caldes de Malavella
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Great location, lovely cottage for 2 with eye for detail, shower in bath (not so comfortable for larger people), warm and cosy, good night sleep guaranteed. Mind the low doors and beams and steap stair. Pets welcome (supplement charge), wide views from rear garden. Even in cold and wet January a beautiful setting. Nice pubs with good food near by...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Excellent welcome and facilities, in a thatched cottage within easy reach of Cirencester and the Cotswolds; footpaths nearby with fascinating canal tunnel and Roman building remains in a local field. Would have appreciated better lighting in lounge for evening reading and some comfortable seating for watching T.V. in the bedroom.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No parties or events
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
9 Feb 2018 -
17 May 2018
3 nights
18 May 2018 -
2 Sep 2018
HIGH discounted
3 nights
3 Sep 2018 -
1 Nov 2018
3 nights
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  • Cleaning, linen, towels and housekeeping: £95 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
ARRIVE FRIDAYS - for 3 or 7 nights or ARRIVE MONDAYS for 4 or 7 nights. On request me may be able to be completely flexible - please ask.

Some other peak dates we may insist on stays longer than the 3 days minimum. Please note that you may of course stay 1 or 2 nights having paid for the 3 night minimum cost.

Prices are fully inclusive of all charges for services, cleaning etc.

All bedding, linen, towels are basic toiletries are included. In the kitchen tea towels, salt & pepper, cleaning equipment, bin bags, tea, coffee, sugar are supplied.

A welcome tray with tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits, milk and a bottle of bubbly welcome you on arrival.

Wifi - is free and unlimited. The TV has free sat and a small supply of dvd's are provided. There is also an iplayer docking station and a digital radio.


Reservations of all accommodation whether made by telephone, in person, in writing or from the Internet are accepted by Asphodel Cottage (AC) on the f...
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About the neighbourhood
Cirencester is a pretty and thriving Cotswold Market town with a long and rich history. There is much to see and it is an excellent place for interesting and good quality shops, cafes and restaurants.

The Church of St. John is renowned. The Abbey Grounds is a pleasant park behind featuring medieval remains.

Cirencester House is the seat of Earl Bathurst and the site of one of the finest landscape gardens in England, the adjacent 3000 acre Cirencester Park can accessed from Cecily Hill. The annual Cotswold Show takes place here early July.

The worlds tallest Yew Hedge planted in 1720, Roman amphitheatre, New Brewery Arts centre, Market and excellent shopping centre.

The Visitor Information Centre is located at Corinium Museum
Getting around
All but the most determined will need their own car. Kemble station is about 2 miles away and taxis are available. There are however no facilities or shops in the village.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Heathrow: 120.0 km
Railway: Kemble: 3.0 km
Address 49, Tarlton, Glos GL7 6PA (no street name).

Tip: On satnavs just enter 'Tarlton' rather than the post code, which take you down the wrong road.

From London take the M4 to exit 15 (69 miles from Chiswick). Take the A419 north to Badbury dual carriageway exit and still following A419 around Cirencester taking you to the A433 for Tetbury. Follow this for about two miles until you pass under a narrow railway bridge and the adjacent Thames Head Pub. Turn right after 300 yards for Tarlton. On entering the village there is a small green with a red phone box. Follow the road to the left. Asphodel Cottage is the fourth house on the left.

From the North coming on M5 leave at junction 11a on the A417 to Cirencester. After 15 miles at Cirencester follow the bypass for Chippenham &am...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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