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Boathouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
A unique location off the historic High Street overlooking Kirkcudbright marina and harbour with far reaching views of the Galloway Hills. Sit out on the jetty and watch the yachts or the fishing boats approaching harbour. Or get out the binoculars and spot the cormorants. Fabulous views from all the bedrooms and both sitting rooms. Enjoy a barbecue on the completely private, sunny patio. Spacious accommodation on one level with plenty of room for 8. 3 bathrooms so no waiting around to get in the shower! Very quiet and peaceful but only 3 minute's walk from all amenities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||The Dhoon 4 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Dumfries and Galloway region
Dumfries and Galloway is full of places of historical interest - castles, museums, monuments - too many to take in on one visit. It has a mild climate and you might even come across a palm tree. There is a host of outdoor activities to participate in from mountain-biking to diving.
Kirkcudbright is now known as the Artists' Town due to the fact that artists have been coming here for years to take advantage of the unique light they experience in and around the town. There are many galleries and exhibitions to be enjoyed not to mention craft -fairs and open studio events. There are facilities for all the family including a swimming pool, fitness trail, golf course, driving range and many more. Throughout the summer tourists can enjoy the 'Summer Festivities' which include historical walks and Scottish Nights and at the end of season there is the tattoo which attracts thousands of visitors.
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17 Aug 2014
"A wonderful place in a fantastic town"
I shouldn't leave a review because you readers will then know about this magical place. We did have the best of the weather which was just an added bonus… More
Thank you for your review. Glad you had a good time at the Boathouse and that you enjoyed your dip in the sea. Better book early for next summer to avoid disappointment now you've let everyone know about the place!
8 Jun 2014
"5* - Stunning home and stunning location - The Kirkcudbright Boathouse"
The Boathouse is located in wonderful setting looking out over the River Dee and over the Marina and harbour in Kirkcudbright. Birds (Heron, Shag & Sand Martins etc), tides sweeping in and out even… More
Thank you for your fantastic review. Glad to hear you enjoyed bird-watching from the refurbished jetty. Kirkcudbright is indeed a very friendly town with a good choice of restaurants - one for each night of the week, in fact, for those who want a rest from cooking!
7 May 2014
"Wonderful accommodation, special location"
The three bedrooms and 2 lounges all have a view direct on to the tidal estuary. The three bathrooms each have a loo and a shower. The Co-op supermarket is less than 5 minutes walk away. It's a v… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review after your short break. The summer weeks do get booked up quite quickly and we generally do short breaks from Nov. to March only but occasionally we accept them in summer. Keep an eye on the News and Offers page of the Boathouse website for details.
1 Apr 2014
"The thrill of the tides is mesmerising"
The boathouse is stunning. Right in the centre of Kirkcudbright, tucked away down a narrow pend (private lane) with back courtyard and a terrace virtually on the River Dee it is full of drama. At low … More
Good to hear you enjoyed your stay. The tides are indeed mesmerising whatever the weather. Our newly refurbished jetty is the ideal place to sit out and observe river life. We look forward to welcoming you again.
22 Dec 2013
"Hidden gem in Kirkcudbright"
Walking along the High Street of Kirkcudbright you'll never spot the Boathouse. But walk down a side alley and it will open up to a court yard and the aptly named holiday let, sitting on the rive… More
Thank you for your lovely review. Glad to hear that you had a great winter weekend break and that you were able to enjoy the views from the jetty even at night by the heat of the chimenea.
1 Dec 2013
"Ideal for a family that want more than a hotel"
We needed a base to visit nearby family. Our party was grandparents, us and our children aged 7 and 4. Fantastic attention to detail here and our boys soon found the toy bags and loved them. The morni… More
Thank you for your speedy review. Sounds like the Boathouse was ideal for your 3 generations of family. It's useful to have lots of space especially in winter when the days are short. Glad to hear the toys were popular!
16 Nov 2013
"Amazing Property and Location"
Lovely property, perfect for a relaxing break.The views are amazing and we got completely lost watching the tides, fishing boats andwildlife. The weather was perfect and we took full advantage of the … More
Thank you for your lovely review of the house and the town. Glad to hear you all enjoyed the jetty (including the dog!)and that the fishing lines got some use. We have been sitting out on the jetty recently - mid November. With the chimenea lit it's just about warm enough even late at night.
10 Nov 2013
This was a lovely house, very clean and lots of space. Nice big yard so if you bring bikes as there is the No.7 route going straight past the door, however there was loads of good routes and quiet roa… More
Your review is much appreciated. Thank you for letting cycling enthusiasts know that Kirkcudbright is a great place for biking and that the Boathouse yard is suitable for leaving bikes when not in use.
21 Oct 2013
Felt we had to comment on how wonderful our stay was at the boathouse. From the minute we booked the service etc. was the best we could hope for. When we arrived we weren't disappointed. The plac… More
We very much appreciate your very generous review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your autumn break. October is a lovely month to be at the Boathouse as you can still sit out on the jetty and view the autumn colours at their best. And if you are unlucky enough to get some rain, there's plenty of room to spread out inside and enjoy the storm!
28 Aug 2013
The boathouse is ideal for families as there are 2 lounges and plenty of bathrooms! The accommodation is of a very high standard. I have stayed in many other self catering houses in Kirkcudbright and the boathouse is by far the best. I have booked for a third stay which says it all! Book with confidence, the ideal location to visit all the local attractions and there is the feature of being by the water to watch the boats go by and view amazing sunsets.
Thank you for your glowing review and booking with us again for next year. Glad to hear you all had a great time and enjoyed the space the Boathouse offers to families with teenagers. It has, indeed, been a summer of fabulous sunsets. Let's hope next year will be just as good!
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