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Self-Catering Cottages

Self-Catering Cottages in and around Kirkcudbright

The number of accommodation providers in our area indicates just how popular this part of the Solway Coast is as a holiday destination. Listed below are details of many of the holiday cottages available to let. Some participate in the Scottish Tourist Board grading scheme and have high listings with 3 stars or more. Others do not participate in the scheme, but this does not indicate any lesser quality or service.  For peak times you are advised to book early.

They are sorted into cottages in the town, and then cottages in the surrounding villages and countryside.

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CroigSituated in picturesque Police Close, one of the many ancient closes leading off Kirkcudbright's historic Old High Street. Two double rooms with kingsize beds, one twin room and one room with large bunk beds

STB 4 Star

The Townhouse

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The TownhouseNewly renovated period Georgian townhouse in the historic heart of town. Integrating many original features alongside modern comforts, sleeps up to 7 adults + cot. Comprises a large lounge, kitchen/diner, first floor family bathroom with shower, 1 double and 2 twin bedrooms, and attic level master bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom.Outside a small enclosed patio garden.

The Yellow Door

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The Yellow DoorThe Yellow Door is a lovingly restored two bedroomed cottage, down the historic Greengate Close, which runs off the High Street in the oldest part of Kirkcudbright. It is a pet friendly cosy cottage, which stands on the same wynd where artist EA Taylor and his illustrator wife Jessie M King lived. The cottage sleeps four and has its own garden at the bottom of the close. Tel: 07714 099 382

STB 5 Star

Castleview House

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Castleview HouseA beautifully renovated, former Masonic Lodge, Castleview House is perfectly situated, just minutes from the town, harbour and castle. Sleeping 8 adults + 2 children in 4 bedrooms, (3 luxury en-suites and 1 ground floor shower room), with lovely, spacious lounge and dining room and a superbly equipped kitchen. The sunny patio at the rear has direct access to the park.


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JanevaleJanevale is a traditional semi-detached cottage conveniently located within easy walking distance of Kirkcudbright town centre. The cottage accommodates up to 6 people and is comfortably furnished throughout with gas central heating included. At the rear is a lovely, secluded garden suitable for playing or relaxing. Well behaved pets are welcome and off road parking is available.

Kirkcudbright Self Catering

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Kirkcudbright Self CateringTwo comfortable and spacious town houses set in the centre of Kirkcudbright and let as 3 and 4 star holiday accommodation on a weekly or short break basis. Both are traditional townhouses with sitting room, kitchen diner, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Conveniently positioned in the centre of town and close to all amenities.

The Rookery

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The RookeryAttached to Glenholme Country House a self-contained holiday cottage which can accommodate families or groups of up to four people. Once the servants’ quarters now transformed into a light and spacious holiday home with two bedrooms (each with its own bathroom), a large combined lounge and dining room with an open fireplace, and fully-equipped kitchen.

The Boathouse

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The BoathouseFantastic riverside setting, 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 doors opening onto jetty with outdoor furniture. Ideal for 2-family holiday as there's plenty of room to spread out in 2 sittingrooms. New kitchen and bathrooms.

The Wellspring

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The WellspringThe Wellspring at 57 St. Cuthbert Street in Kirkcudbright is an 18th century terraced townhouse comprising of four bedrooms and one bath on two levels. The house has been fully renovated in 2009 and is completely furnished. There are beds for seven adults. Two large bedrooms with king-sized beds and two smaller bedrooms, one with bunk beds and the other with a single bed.

Garden Cottage

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Garden CottageGarden Cottage is a charming detached cottage with enclosed courtyard garden tucked off the High Street, sleeping four people upstairs in a twin and a double room. Downstairs a comfortable living space with sitting room, conservatory and two dining areas lead to the garden. With a lovely wooden staircase, cloakroom and second shower room (1 up and 1 down) it is a delight.

The Coachhouse

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The CoachhouseRecently renovated detached character cottage with garden, next to golf course and riverside walks. Quiet location a few minutes walk from the town centre. Off road parking. Nearest beach 2 miles. Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms).

Gable Cottage

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Gable Cottage...Through a blue door at the end of Cannons Close, you will find peace and simple comfort... ideally suited for two... all you need to be comfortable and relaxed in a well appointed and sympathetically restored Grade A listed Cottage... Outside, a garden area for quiet reflection... A haven away from it all, yet close to the amenities that Kirkcudbright has to offer.

57 High Street

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57 High StreetWith enclosed courtyard garden, No.57 is everything you could wish for in a holiday house. Described as an 'oasis of calm' on Kirkcudbright's oldest street this stylish beautiful house on 3 floors, comfortably sleeps 3-5. A truly relaxing base from which to explore the delightful town, stunning coastline and surrounding countryside. Free wifi included.

STB 4 Star

Peace Cottage

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Peace CottagePeace Cottage is a charming one-bedroom cottage, centrally-located, off the old High Street. Once owned by the artist, E.A. Hornel, who used to rent it to visiting artist friends. Beautifully renovated, fully equipped, and simply but tastefully furnished with comfort in mind. Most suitable for two.

The Cider Tower

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The Cider TowerThe Cider Tower was built as part of a steading in the early 18th century and was originally a windmill used for pressing apples from the local orchard. Today The Cider Tower provides very comfortable and peaceful luxury accommodation for two. Set in beautiful countryside yet only 10 minutes walk into town. The master bedroom on the ground floor has a magnificent four poster bed with bathroom and utility across the hall. Upstairs is the fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Above this is the cosy sitting room with minstrels gallery above.

The Old Fish House

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The Old Fish HouseThe Old Fish House was built around the turn of the last century, and in the early 70's, local artist and sculptor Tim Jeffs used the top part of the building as his studio. Recently, the fish house was converted into a residence of the highest standard. Internally, the layout is in a contemporary style with all moden comforts

STB 3 Star

9 Castle Gardens

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9 Castle GardensThis is an attractive Georgian town house, restored to a high standard providing comfortable accommodation at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, facing McLellan's Castle. An added bonus is the glass extension to the rear leading to a private garden. 2 double rooms and 1 twin plus family bathroom and WC/shower room. Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JE. Tel: 01557 820 226 or 07811 488087. Sorry no Pets.

Mackenzie House

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Mackenzie HouseEnjoy dramatic views of MacLellan’s Castle, festive parades or the fishing fleet in the harbour. A spacious corner property with three bedrooms, sleeping 6, the light-filled, airy rooms on the upper two floors are warm, comfortable and full of character. Recently modernized kitchen/dining room and bathrooms are fitted to very high standards. The sunny walled garden offers a lovely place to sit.

Baytree Garden Studio

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Baytree Garden StudioBaytree Garden Studio is situated through Palmer’s Close, just off the Old High Street, and in the gardens of Baytree House. It offers compact and secluded self-catering accommodation for a couple. A feature of the accommodation is a beautiful conservatory, overlooking the studio’s private & secluded colourful garden and patio area with BBQ.

Rattra Cottage

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Rattra CottageA traditional modernised cottage which sleeps 6 people. Situated at the end of a close in the historic heart of Kirkcudbright. Recently redecorated and refurnished, this is an ideal cottage for a holiday in Kirkcudbright. Everything in the town is within walking distance yet the property is quiet and secluded.

Wynd End

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Wynd EndThis unique cottage is an 'A' listed building and is typical of the old part of the town. Nestling down one of the town's closes, the house which was once the "model lodging house" has been tastefully upgraded. The spacious accommodation, which is for two people, consists of a living room with open fire, a bedroom in the form of a gallery open to the living room, a dining-kitchen, and a shower room.

STB 3 Star

Millstones House

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Millstones HouseMillstones House is a bright and spacious modern architect designed house, built in 2005 with a traditional look and feel, in keeping with its neighbours in Millburn Street, one of the oldest streets in the centre of Kirkcudbright. Millstones is a three-bedroomed property sleeping from 2 to 6 people in comfort. Well behaved pets are welcome.

STB 3 Star

13A High Street

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13A High StreetSpacious yet comfortable and cosy traditional cottage sleeps 2 in king size bed. Situated in a quiet conservation area down one of Kirkcudbright's famous closes yet just minutes walk from the town centre. Open all year and with sunny private outdoor seating area and full gas central heating the cottage makes an ideal base for a break whatever the weather. Pets welcome by arrangement.

STB 4 Star

Cannee Court

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Cannee CourtCannee Court is a small modern complex of houses and cottages formed by the conversion of redundant farm outbuildings, set high above the estuary of the River Dee. These two really sumptuous 4-star holiday cottages available here all have stunning views across open fields to the river and sea beyond.

11 Church Place

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11 Church PlaceThis impressive end terraced town house is decorated to a high standard yet retains many original features. The property comfortably accommodates six people on three floors and on-street parking is available. It is well suited to families, a couple or group of adults (all beds are full size). There is gas central heating throughout and hot water is available 24 hours daily.