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The Boathouse

river view from sitting room
Certificate of Excellence
43 reviews
river view from sitting room
marina from jetty
bedroom 1
through the porthole
dining area
kitchen and dining
Boathouse in winter from marina
double bedroom 2
twin bedroom
one of three shower rooms
shower room 2
2nd sittingroom /sofa bedroom
from the river
house and jetty
high tide
autumn view
crocus display
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Beautifully renovated self-catering house located right on the riverfront. Outstanding views of the marina from the sitting room and all bedrooms overlooking the river. Sleeps 8, 3 bathrooms - ideal for 2 families or large family special getaway. Studio with sofa bed, bathroom and separate entrance - great for teenagers. Sunny, private patio for outdoor eating. Relax on the jetty watching the yachts and the birds. 5 minute walk to shops, cafes, galleries and all amenities.
About the Owner, Shona T
Languages spoken: German, English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 63 reviews and 2 properties
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Excellent - based on 43 reviews
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Lynne M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

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 boats sailing by while sipping a glass of wine and...

Management response:

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Some guests don't like the idea of not having a parking space next to the house but the advantage of being so far from the street, as you noticed, is the peace and quiet which hits you as soon as you walk in. Nice idea to keep the kids happy with toasted...


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Wallasey, UK
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Spent a lovely sunny week at The Boathouse in May 2017 (thanks for arranging the requested weather, Shona!) We used all 4 Bedrooms, including the Bed-sofa of the second Sitting Room which was made up for us and this meant that there was plenty of space for all 5 adults. My son said the Bed-sofa was very comfortable indeed and...

Management response:

Thank you for your glowing review. Happy to hear that the sun shone for you and that all the family enjoyed the Boathouse.


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Droitwich, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The riverside location is brilliant. We watched the tides and boats from the comfort of this lovely place every day. The accommodation is spacious and well maintained. There is lots to see and do in the local area and Kirkudbright is a pretty town to walk about in. It was the perfect place for our family gathering.

Management response:

We appreciate your taking the time to do a review and are happy that your family had a good holiday enjoying the Boathouse and its surroundings.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Half bath
    2 Showers
    2 Kings
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
Kirkcudbright is a small town located in Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. Due to its wonderful landscapes and colourful buildings it has long attracted artists and has recently been designated Scotland's artists' town. In addition to its galleries and studios the town also has a museum and a number of buildings of historic interest. Within walking distance of The Boathouse, you will find shops, pubs, restaurants, a park, swimming pool, tennis courts, woodland trails. A drive or a longer walk will take you to a Wildlife Park and a golf-course.
Parking is free on the street.
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