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Harts Cottage

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Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "We were looking for a place to relax and unwind, and we certainly found it here."

    The cottage is so comfortable and well equipped. The weather was awful but it gave us an excuse to take it easy and we came away feeling de-stressed. We really hope to come back to the cottage again

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2024


  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with gas stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. rent
  • Roadside parking available on a first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed rear patio with furniture and barbecue
  • Secure bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub, and river 0.1 miles, beach 1.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 10am

The property

Harts Cottage is a delightful property situated in the vibrant and historic town of Kirkcudbright, just a short walk from a wealth of amenities.

This heart-warming getaway boasts a refreshing mix of contemporary and character features in a end of terrace property that is perfect for families to call home while exploring the wonders of Dumfries and Galloway.

The kitchen/diner has all you could want for a short break including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, along with the added luxuries of underfloor heating and a gas stove to keep you toasty in the winter.

Carry the conversation into the sitting room, offering a welcoming feel with a woodburning stove, where you can flick through the Smart TV in search of a favourite film, or simply kick back and reflect on the holiday so far.

As the night rolls in, head upstairs to the master bedroom, benefitting from a double aspect space with a Smart TV and king-size bed, here you can rest your head following a day of outdoor hiking.

Across the landing is a charming twin room, suitable for little ones, along with a refreshing shower room where you can step under the rainfall shower to prepare for the day.

Accessed via a narrow lane, the property benefits from a tranquil garden which is separate from the house, offering a lovely space for a family barbecue and alfresco dining.

Be sure to explore the charm of Kirkcudbright; meander the charming streets lined with Georgian and Victorian buildings, including Broughton House, a smart Georgian townhouse which was once the home of the artist Edward Hornel, now showcasing collections of art, ceramics, furniture, and literature.

Indeed, Harts Cottage is situated on High Street directly opposite where Hornel lived.

A wide collection of independent shops should satisfy your shopping cravings, while many traditional pubs and tempting eateries will ensure you don’t go hungry.

There is also a busy harbour and marina which offers a delightful haven to stop and enjoy the atmosphere of this historic harbour town.

For the more energetic there are some excellent walking and cycling routes on the doorstep and the town also has a swimming pool, golf course and tennis courts.

Alternatively enjoy a day at the beach or explore The Galloway Hills and Forest Park.

The owners are close at hand to offer information and guidance on exploring the area.

Harts Cottage is a delightful property providing an ideal spot to discover the wonders of Dumfries and Galloway often referred to as Scotland’s Hidden Gem.

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: DG-01696-N

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Dumfries 25 miles.

The historic and picturesque town of Kirkcudbright sits on the banks of the River Dee on the north Solway coast. Established as a Royal Burgh in 1455 this small port town has always been supported by a busy fishing trade and is home to a blue flag marina. Behind this working harbour, its wide streets and pastel-coloured houses, a mix of Georgian and Victorian town houses make for a very attractive town centre. Particular places of interest are the Tolbooth Museum, Broughton House and Gardens (National Trust for Scotland), the Stewartry Museum, MacLellan's Castle, and the newly refurbished town Art Gallery. Kirkcudbright is also known as the 'Artists' Town'. From the 1870s onwards the town has both produced and attracted a wide range of talented artists and crafts people, and there is a fine collection of art galleries and arts and crafts shops. If you want your holiday to include some breaks from cooking you will find plenty of cafes and restaurants to choose from, including the historic Selkirk Arms Hotel, and, near the harbour, Polar Bites, a very good fish restaurant as well as being a takeaway. Throughout the summer the town organises a wide range of activities including the four day Arts and Crafts Trail, four-day Jazz Festival, a weekly Scottish night with pipe band and dancing (especially for children), weekly town tours, farmers markets, a vintage car rally... the list is endless. Visitors can also use the town's swimming pool, bowling club, golf club and tennis courts. Further afield there is the Galloway Activity Centre on beautiful Loch Ken, which offers a range of water sports, or perhaps best of all are the opportunities for walking, cycling, fishing, or just driving along the coasts and in the hills and valleys in some of Scotland's loveliest unspoilt scenery.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas