The Secret Cottage, Daglingworth

Sleeps 8+2 | Ref: SCD

4bedRural ViewsBroadband InternetChild friendlyGardenReal fireOff street parking

Located in the quintessential English village of Daglingworth, just short drive from the popular market town of Cirencester, The Secret Cottage is a luxurious home from home with four well presented bedrooms and a stylish ground floor living area. This wonderful retreat is the perfect base for a family gathering in a beautiful setting.

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The Secret Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed property which sleeps 8+2 guests, in four stylish bedrooms (with the +2 option being two single sofa beds in bedroom 4 suitable for children up to the age of 12 only), with three lovely bathrooms. Dating back to the 17th century, the property has a wealth of character features including exposed beams, flagstone flooring and a contemporary Cotswold stone fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove.

Splashes of colour complement the neutral décor throughout the house, with the exception being the bold and eye-catching living room with its bright, colourful furnishings and panelled feature wall. Finished to a high standard, there are a number of modern facilities including wireless internet access, a Smart TV with Netflix subscription, a Bluetooth speaker and a well-equipped kitchen and utility room. There are attractive gardens at the front and rear of the property and off-street parking for four cars is available on the gravel driveway.


Tucked away in the picturesque village of Daglingworth, The Secret Cottage is surrounded by the breathtaking countryside of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Located within the Duntisbourne Valley, with the River Dunt meandering through parts of the village itself, this wonderful spot has many walks and cycle routes on its doorstep to explore, and the Greenhill Equitation Centre offers horse riding lessons for all abilities, allowing riders to enjoy the scenery on horseback.

Just three miles away is the popular Roman market town of Cirencester which boasts popular boutiques, cafes, pubs, restaurants and impressive architecture. The nearby villages of Poulton and Barnsley both benefit from highly acclaimed gastropubs, The Falcon Inn and The Village Pub, and Barnsley itself is home to Barnsley House which has a range of spa facilities. This area of the Cotswolds has many tourist attractions to interest all ages, including the Elemental Sculpture Park which incorporates artwork with nature and the Cotswold Water Park which offers a selection of water sports. Daglingworth is well placed for exploring many of the idyllic towns and villages of the Cotswolds such as Tetbury, Nailsworth, Burford and Painswick, as well as the further afield destinations of Bath, Cheltenham and Oxford.


The Secret Cottage is the perfect base for a family holiday or for a gathering of friends who are seeking a relaxing getaway surrounded by the glorious Cotswold countryside. The property is laid out as follows:

The front door opens into a stylish entrance hall with flagstone flooring and storage space for coats and umbrellas. The following rooms are on the ground floor:
Living room This warm and inviting dual aspect living area has been finished to a high standard and contains:
  • Cotswold stone fireplace with cosy wood burning stove
  • four-seater sofa, two three-seater sofas and large footstool
  • Smart TV with Netflix subscription
  • small selection of books
  • Bluetooth speaker
Kitchen From the entrance hall, three steps lead down into the stunning kitchen which boasts character features including exposed wooden beams and flagstone flooring. Perfect for enthusiastic cooks, this well-equipped space contains:
  • oil fired Aga (October - April only)
  • fridge/freezer
  • electric oven with four-ring induction hob
  • dishwasher, microwave, instant hot water tap, coffee machine, kettle and toaster
  • larder
  • DAB radio
Dining room A continuation of the kitchen, this beautiful dual aspect room has exposed beams and flagstone flooring and contains:
  • large dining table with seating for ten
  • comfy armchair and window seat
  • ornamental fireplace
  • small selection of books
Stone steps lead down from the kitchen into the utility room:
Utility room with cloakroom This handy space contains:
  • washing machine and tumble dryer

Accessed via the utility room is a cloakroom which contains:

  • toilet and wash basin
Stairs lead up from the entrance hall to the spacious first floor landing which has a cupboard for additional storage. The following rooms are on the first floor:
Bedroom 2 Overlooking the front garden, this bright and well presented bedroom contains:
  • double bed
  • two bedside tables with drawers
  • ornamental fireplace with storage shelf
Bedroom 3 with ensuite bathroom A step leads down from the landing into this elegant and spacious bedroom. This room contains:
  • king size bed
  • built-in wardrobe
  • dressing table with mirror and stool
  • ornamental fireplace

The lovely modern ensuite bathroom contains:

  • walk-in rain shower with separate handheld shower attachment
  • toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
Family bathroom
With exposed wooden beams and tasteful décor, this room contains:
  • roll top bath with handheld shower attachment
  • toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail
A second flight of stairs leads up from the first floor landing to the second floor landing, off which is the master bedroom:
Master bedroom
This impressive dual aspect bedroom has fabulous rural views and contains:
  • king size bed
  • built-in wardrobes
  • two-seater sofa
  • dressing table with stool
  • two mirrors
  • ornamental fireplace
Stairs lead up from the second floor landing to the third floor landing in the eaves, off which are the following rooms:
Shower room
A small step leads down into this light and airy room which contains:
  • walk-in rain shower, toilet and wash basin
Bedroom 4
With striking exposed beams and countryside views, this charming bedroom, with restricted head height, contains:
  • king size bed
  • two single sofa beds, available upon request (suitable for children up to the age of 12 only)
  • two built-in cupboards

The large tiered garden is accessed via the dining room and offers stunning rural views across the neighbouring fields. Directly outside the dining room is a patio with a large Rattan suite with seating for six, along with two footstools and two Fatboy bean bags. A fan-assisted charcoal barbecue is available in the summer months. Raised beds of colourful flowers and leafy shrubs border this area and stone steps lead up to the main lawn garden, a wonderful space to relax and enjoy the summer sunshine.

Off-street parking for up to four cars is available on the gravel driveway at the front of the property.

  • Village: Daglingworth
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Ref.: SCD
  • Rural views: No
  • Pub nearby: No
  • Shop nearby: No
  • Broadband internet: No
  • Children allowed: No
  • Real fire: No
  • Garden: No
  • Off street parking: No
  • Pets welcome: No

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