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The Boathouse

Scotland: Dumfries and Galloway: KIRKCUDBRIGHT

Waterfront location overlooking River Dee, Kirkcudbright marina and harbour

Fantastic riverside setting. Located at the end of a long lane off Kirkcudbright's historic High Street, a newly renovated house all on one level. Sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms all with river views and sofabed in studio with ensuite bathroom. Bright and spacious open plan kitchen, dining /sittingroom with French doors opening onto jetty with outdoor furniture. Ideal for 2-family holiday as there's plenty of room to spread out in 2 sittingrooms. Light and bright with wooden floors throughout. New kitchen and bathrooms.


5 days in March 24th (up to 6 people) 350
couples -300

Garden / Grounds:
Enclosed very private patio at the front - perfect for relaxing in the sun and outdoor dining. Barbecue and seating for 8. Seating area on the jetty - great for birdwatching, boatwatching and admiring the sun setting behind the Galloway Hills

Views, wildlife and local environment:
Fabulous views of river and surrounding countryside. Birdwatching opportunity. Otters also spotted.

Site Details

This is a Detached House.
This is a single unit.
Max. group size: 8.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 8 (8 adults and children, 0 babies)
Bedrooms: 4 (0 single, 2 double, 1 twin or bunk beds, 1 other)
'Other' bedrooms are family rooms with 3 or more bed spaces or sofa/z beds in living room.
Includes 1 ensuite
Cots: 0
Electric blankets provided: No
Bed Linen provided: Yes, included
Cot linen provided: No


Baths: 1
Showers over baths: 1
Cubicle showers: 2
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 3

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge-freezer: Yes
Freezer: No
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: 4
Electric hob rings: 4
Dishwasher: Yes
Washer/dryer: Yes
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 2
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: Yes
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: Yes, 500 metres
Central heating: electric
Open fires/stoves etc.: 0
Storage heating: No
Other heating: Yes
High chairs: No
Baby sitting available: No
Local caretaker: No
Parking at site: No
Nearest parking: 50 metres
Electricity: Yes, included
Patio: Enclosed at front, jetty at back with seating
Garden furniture: Table and seating for 8
BBQ: Yes

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: By arrangement (£20 surcharge)
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: Yes

Special features

Extra cleaning available: Yes, £12 per hour


Distance to coast: less than a mile
Distance to beach: 3 miles
Distance to lakes: 10 miles
Distance to golf: 1 mile
Distance to sailing: less than a mile
Distance to pub: less than a mile
Distance to restaurant: less than a mile
Distance to takeaway: less than a mile
Distance to shops: less than a mile
Nearest town / village etc.: Kirkcudbright, no distance at all
Sports facilities:
Swimming Pool, less than a mile
Tennis Courts, less than a mile
Squash Courts, less than a mile
Golf Course, 1 mile
Pony Trekking, 3 miles
Tourist attractions:
Maclellan's Castle, less than a mile
Art Galleries, less than a mile
Museum , less than a mile
Wildlife Park, 1 mile

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: DG6 4JX
Nearest railway station: Dumfries, 27 miles
Nearest bus / coach station: Kirkcudbright, less than a mile
Nearest airport: Prestwick, 80 miles
Nearest ferry terminal: Stranraer, 60 miles

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Letting & contact details

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Property owner: Ms Shona Thomson
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Change-over day: Saturday
Short breaks: By arrangement
Arrival time: 4pm
Departure time: 10am
We do not accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 535     Details updated: 7th March, 2014

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