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Rattra Cottage

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Rattra Cottage is the ideal base for exploring Kirkcudbright and the surrounding area. Perfect for families with small children. Downstairs bedroom is ideal for people who can't manage stairs. Located in a peaceful cul-de-sac off Kirkcudbright's historic High Street, this modernised cottage offers comfortable accommodation with a sunny patio just a stone's throw from all Kirkcudbright's amenities - shops, art galleries, restaurants, swimming pool, play park....Rattra Cottage is the ideal base for exploring Kirkcudbright and the surrounding area. Perfect for families with small children. Downstairs bedroom is ideal for people who can't manage stairs. Located in a peaceful cul-de-sac off Kirkcudbright's historic High Street, this modernised cottage offers comfortable accommodation with a sunny patio just a stone's throw from all Kirkcudbright's amenities - shops, art galleries, restaurants, swimming pool, play park.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
no events
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Shona T
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

Rattra cottage has everything you could possibly need for your stay in Kirkcudbright. Very conveniently located with the added bonus of a parking space. All rooms are a good size and the beds are comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped and the dishwasher was a...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 June 2019

Good location for amenities and events in Kirkcudbright and surrounding areas. Cottage - inside and outside needs a little more attention and entrance to the car park area in front of the cottage isn't wide enough for a large car.More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Shona T, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2019

Thank you for your review. Rattra Cottage is indeed in an excellent location. In the information pack I do point out that parking is tight and takes some manoeuvring but even our regular guests with a Mercedes 4x4 have said they manage. The interior of...More

Reviewed 17 May 2019

This is a lovely comfortable cottage. With everything we required We had stunning weather and chose not to go far afield . Being near middle of kirkcubright means everything is on hand. Plus lots interesting art studios. Local bus service is frequent in all directions....More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Voyage427539
Shona T, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. There´s nowhere like KBT in the sunshine - I´m not surprised you didn´t go very far. It is a shame that the Tourist Info. has closed - hopefully, it will re-open again in the near...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The cottage was clean and fitted with pretty much all you need for a holiday. Even buckets and spades in case you forgot! The beds were comfy and the area was very quiet. Having a dishwasher and a washing machine was very handy We were...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Adventure695271
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review. Glad the parking space was an asset. It sounds as if you certainly packed a lot into your week. Look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Very conveniently placed cottage with a short walk to the harbour and shops. Rattra cottage was ideal for the lovely quiet holiday that we wanted, it was very clean and well equipped with everything we needed! We would recommend this holiday home.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Michael G
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you for your review. Happy to hear that Rattra Cottage was perfect for you and that you enjoyed its central but peaceful location.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2017
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a family holiday party staying at Rattray Cottage - five of us in total - and the configuration of the cottage suited us down to the ground. It's really close to Kirkcudbright centre, so convenient for a quick nip down to the Co-op...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank IgorStrav
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Belated thanks for your lovely review - didn´t see it before! So glad that Rattra Cottage´s town centre location provided the ideal base for your family holiday.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Rattra Cottage is ideally located in a quiet spot very close to the town centre. There are plenty of lovely individual shops to browse through as well as cafes and restaurants. Excellent food at Polarbites, Selkirk Arms Hotel, the Auld Alliance and Mulberries Café. Threave...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank munroyuffie
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thankyou for your review. Glad you enjoyed your week at Rattra Cottage and got to experience some of Kirkcudbright's excellent eateries. There are so many things to do in the area, there is always something different to come back for!

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Cottage in centre of town, quiet spot. Clean, warm, tidy with everything you could wish for to make your (family) holiday a success. Off road parking accessed through narrow entry. Nice little courtyard/garden with table, chairs and BBQ. Lots to do in Kirkcudbright and wonderful...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank chstapleton
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your second stay at Rattra Cottage. Look forward to hosting you again next year.

Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was our second year visiting Kirkcudbright for New Year's Eve. The town is so nice and friendly, everyone seems to want to say hello. It is a perfect place for dogs with plenty of woods and beaches close by (beaches are a bit small...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Neilyo63
atraveller59, VR Owner at Rattra Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you for your review and your recommendation that potential holidays makers should visit Kirkcudbright. It does tend to be overlooked in favour of the Highlands which is a pity as the area has loads to offer and the people are extremely friendly.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
It is no coincidence that so many artists have chosen Kirkcudbright as their place of residence. Everywhere you turn there is a view worthy of painting and the town has changed little in the past 200 years so retains much of its original charm. Rattra Cottage is in a wonderful location right in the centre of Kirkcudbright within walking distance of shops, restaurants and pubs. In the High Street itself you will find galleries, craftshops, artists studios, a close leading to the marina and riverside views. There is also a 16th century castle just around the corner opposite the harbour. A range of facilities are available in the town such as a swimming pool and golf course and on the outskirts of town there is even a wildlife conservation park. A little further afield there are several beau...
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