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The Boathouse, Kirkcudbright

Self-catering, dog friendly accommodation sleeps 8 with unbeatable views of the river and marina.

The Boathouse, Kirkcudbright

Located in the picturesque coastal town of Kirkcudbright in South-West Scotland, the Boathouse was built in the 1960’s and has featured in dozens of paintings and photographs of Kirkcudbright harbour. With its riverside location the Boathouse has unbeatable views of the river and marina.

Renovated in 2012 with holidays in mind, the Boathouse provides spacious, comfortable accommodation for an unforgettable break.

Tucked away at the end of a lane off the historic High Street just round the corner from the harbour and the castle, The Boathouse offers you quiet and privacy but at the same time is a short walk away from Kirkcudbright’s shops, galleries, cafes, pubs and many other amenities.

The Boathouse offers flexible self-catering accommodation for up to 8 people, with wonderful river views, especially at high tide.

About The Boathouse

With its two sitting rooms and three bedrooms all with river views along with three bathrooms, the Boathouse offers a unique and relaxing holiday to both couples and large families.

Living and Dining
There is an open plan fully equipped kitchen / dining area / living room with French doors leading onto the jetty – the perfect place to sit and read or watch the yachts arriving at the marina.
Dining table with seating for 8.

Three comfortable sofas to seat 8.

Main sitting room with TV/DVD and stereo system. Second sitting room with TV/DVD.

Bedrooms and bathrooms
First double bedroom with views across the river and bathroom with shower opposite
Second double bedroom, again with views across the river and another bathroom with shower-bath opposite
Flexible twin / double bedroom with porthole window looking out onto the river
Studio second sitting room with bed settee, ensuite shower room and its own entrance down steps to patio
For a group of 6, the studio can be used as an extra living space.

For a group of 8, the studio can be used as a bedroom with its own bathroom and entrance allowing a degree of privacy if required.

Amenities
Central heating and hot water
Small separate utility room with washer drier
Bed linen and towels provided.
Electric oven and 4 ring hob
Microwave
Fridgefreezer
Dishwasher
Stereo system, TV with DVD player in main living room
TV in studio
Wheelchair access to main door

Outdoors
At the front of the house there is a private walled patio enclosed by a stone wall, with outdoor furniture and barbecue.

At the rear of the house, by the river, is the pier with balustrade and additional outdoor furniture.

Guests with children, please be aware that the property is on the river front and appropriate precautions must be taken accordingly.

Location and parking
There is a private pedestrian lane of around 30 yards leading down from the street to the house.

Parking is available on the High Street (undesignated).

View a map of the property location.

Pets
One well behaved pet is welcome for an additional charge of £20 but must be kept off furniture and out of bedrooms.

Visit Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright is a beautiful, historic town in Dumfries & Galloway in the south west of Scotland. Dumfries & Galloway is characterised by a landscape of rolling hills and a rocky coastline.

Located at the mouth of the River Dee, the town has a picturesque marina and also a working harbour used by the local fishing fleet. Within a short drive are a number of pretty towns and the Solway Coast with its sandy beaches is also easily accessible.

Now known as Scotland’s Artists’ Town, Kirkcudbright has long been a retreat for artists attracted by its fabulous scenery, pastel coloured buildings and unique quality of light At the last count Kirkcudbright had eight working galleries.

Amenities

Within a five minute walk from both houses you will find shops, cafes, supermarkets, pubs, galleries, restaurants and a museum.

If you’re feeling energetic there’s a swimming pool, tennis courts, squash courts and a fitness trail all nearby. The 18 hole golf course is a 5 minute drive away or a twenty minute walk. Just outside the town you will find a Conservation Park.

It is a short drive to many other activities: Farm Parks, a Gem Museum, a Chocolate Factory, pony trekking, canoeing, castles, gardens, forest trails. You certainly won’t get bored!

2020 will see the opening of a new Dark Skies Centre.

Events

During the summer months ‘Scottish Nights’ are organised weekly for the enjoyment of both tourists and locals. At the end of August there is the annual Tattoo which draws in large crowds from all over the world.

There are plenty of events for both children and adults throughout the year ranging from an annual Jazz Festival to historical re-enactments.

Links to local attractions

Visit Kirkcudbright
The Cocoabean Company chocolate factory
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
www.kirkcudbright.town

Related links

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/VacationRentalReview-g186516-d3959494-The_Boathouse-Kirkcudbright_Dumfries_and_Galloway_Scotland.html

https://www.kirkcudbright.co.uk

http://www.kirkcudbrighthouses.co.uk

Come2stay.co.uk

Rates & Availability

Rates

The rates below are for up to 6 guests accommodated in the 3 bedrooms. For use of studio with sofa bed made up there is an extra £30 charge.

There is an extra £20 charge for dogs.
Prices shown are for 7 night lets

Please see our Offers Area for short breaks and last minute rates.

Please inquire for reduced couple’s rates during low season.

From November to early March short breaks available – minimum 3 nights. Rate depends on when and how many guests. From £300.

Rates 2020

2020

Nov 2 – Dec 19 – £450

Dec 19 – Dec – 26 £950

Dec 27 – Jan 4 £950

2021

Jan 5- Feb 12 £460

Feb 13 – Feb 26 -£550

Feb 27 – March 26 £460

March 27 – April 16 £750

April 17 – April 30 £550

May 1 – 28 £600

May 29 – June 4 £950

June 5 – June 25  £780

June 26 – July 16 £870

July 17 –  September 3 £970

Sept 4th – Sept 24th £680

Sept 25- Oct 15th £620

Oct 15th – Nov 5th £700

Nov 6th – Dec 17th – £480

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News & Offers

Winter Review

6th August 2019

Perfect for us Left on Feb 1, 2019 for a stay in Jan 2019 What a wonderful place to stay, beautiful view of the river from the lounge and bedrooms and it still felt very private. The house is very spacious but still has a warm and cosy feel to it, the kitchen is very…

Summer Review

16th October 2018

Wonderfully Quirky Secret location Reviewed 30 July 2018 for a stay in July 2018 Fantastic roomy accommodation with private balcony over the river. Alternative private courtyard. Beautiful uninterupted views of the river and sunset. Owner responded quickly to concerns. I would recommend visiting the BoatHouse without hesitation. We had fantastic weather and would just sit watching…

A Guest´s Description

11th November 2017

Wowsers – what a view! This really is as good as it looks….a lovely house, very spacious, very well-equipped kitchen, cosy bedrooms, and an open plan living/dining room big enough to move about in. The views from the front of the house were just amazing. The balcony/patio was a fantastic place to sit watching the…

Contact Us

For all enquiries and bookings: Shona at 07443524063 [email protected]