The Old Bakery

Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland (Ref. 904318)

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Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

A cosy terraced cottage, ideally positioned along a secluded lane, close to the centre of the artistic town of Kirkcudbright on the Solway Coast, in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway. Well-appointed throughout and providing comfortable accommodation, this Kirkcudbright cottage is an ideal base for exploring this attractive town and the surrounding area. This Kirkcudbright cottage has a double bedroom and a further single with an additional pull-out bed, accessed by a stylish spiral staircase, while the ground floor accommodation comprises an open plan living area with fitted kitchen and sitting area. The dining area of this Kirkcudbright cottage sits in the conservatory and overlooks the rear garden, which is an ideal place to relax after a day spent sightseeing. A short stroll from this Kirkcudbright cottage brings you into the centre of the town, known as the Artists’ Town because of the many generations of artists drawn to this coastal town. Stroll past the brightly-painted cottages and townhouses to the harbour or MacLellan’s Castle, a ruined 16th century tower house, or walk through the Japanese gardens of Broughton House, once the home of the painter EA Hornel. Kirkcudbright is known for its annual collection of festivals and events, including the Jazz Festival and the Wicker Man Festival. Enjoy coastal walks or venture inland to explore Galloway Forest Park with its walking and cycle trails. A delightful Kirkcudbright cottage and an ideal base for exploring.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with pull-out bed. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, sitting area with electric fire and French doors to conservatory with dining area.

Amenities

Electric heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Unrestricted free car park plus roadside parking 1 min walk away. Rear garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: Steep open spiral staircase, may be unsuitable for young children or guests with limited mobility.

About the location

KIRKCUDBRIGHT

Dumfries 25 miles.

The historic and picturesque town of Kirkcudbright sits on the banks of the tidal waters of the River Dee, on the north Solway shore. Established as a Royal burgh in 1455, giving it status to trade with ports outside Scotland, Kirkcudbright has always been supported by a busy fishing trade. Behind this working harbour, its wide streets and pastel coloured houses, a mix of Georgian villas and Victorian town houses, make for a very attractive town centre, complete with ruined McLellan's Castle. Also worth a visit is the very interesting Stewartry Museum, housing a collection of assorted items representing the life and times on the Solway coast. Kirkcudbright is also known as the artists' town, established by Edward Hornel in the late nineteenth century and still the case today, with a fine collection of art galleries, crafts, cafés and antique shops. The area offers a quiet and relaxing atmosphere with attractive coastal landscapes and plenty to offer the whole family.