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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.
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A beautifully renovated Georgian townhouse dating from 1801, in the heart of the coastal “artists’ town” of Kirkcudbright, on the north Solway shore. The Townhouse retains much original character, and great care has been taken to enhance the wealth of architectural features including the fireplaces in the sitting room and bedroom, original polished timber floors throughout and a wide staircase with exposed beams. Refurbished and decorated to a high standard, the property boasts a bespoke country kitchen with marble worktops and beautifully designed bedrooms with king-size beds. A short stroll takes you to the pretty harbour with its selection of shops, cafés and pubs, while quiet country roads for walking or cycling are on your doorstep. With golf, fishing and horse riding, there is something for everyone in this lovely area.
Four bedrooms: 1 x single with pull-out day bed for under 12s only (access from 1 side only), 1 x king-size double, 1 x bespoke adult bunks, 1 x 2nd floor king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Bespoke fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Sitting room.
Gas central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD/CD, small library of books/DVDs. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot & highchair on request. Roadside parking for 3 cars. Small south-facing rear patio with furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop & pub 2 mins walk. Note: Property suitable for a maximum of 8 people (including infants and children under 12). Please note: Arrival at this property is after 4pm. Please note: 10th - 24th Feb 2013 charged at £422, 1st July - 07th July 2013 charged at £594, 07th July - 21st July 2013 charged at £795 & 13th - 27th Oct 2013 charged at £594.
Previous visitors' comments about The Townhouse:
The house was in the town and convenient for everything. As the house was on 3 levels it let the whole family (4 adults & 4 children) find space when they needed it.
Mr Scott, Hamilton, March 2012
Love Scotland and the village was very friendly and was excellent for shopping. House was ideally situated.
Mrs Horner, Heckmondwike, July 2011