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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.

Please note: the sofa bed may not be an adequate sleeping arrangement for an older couple for 7 nights!

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!

2021 saw 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

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 £330.

 

 

2022

May £650

June £790

Summer Holidays: £990

September £750

October £650

October school holidays/half-term £820

November 5th onwards £550

Christmas week £900

New Year Week £1090

 

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News & Offers

Winter Review

4th January 2016

Perfect Accommodation + Perfect Location = Perfect Holiday  Left on Jan 3, 2016 for a stay in Dec 2015 When we looked for a place to spend a relaxing break away after the Christmas festivities but that would also allow us to celebrate New Year in style, little did we know that we had found…

Star-Gazing for Beginners in December

22nd September 2014

Take advantage of the long winter nights and head for Kirroughtree (half an hour away) for some star-gazing. http://www.visitscotland.com/info/events/stargazing-for-beginners-p935771

Refurbished Jetty

2nd March 2014

The refurbished  jetty has been getting plenty of use this summer. Herons have visited. Otters have been spotted. .

Contact Us

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