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1 Mews Lane

Kirkcudbright, Scottish Borders (Ref. 934300)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved the apartment."

    Fab touch re the welcome goodies left - wine, milk, shortbread, tea, coffee. These were all much appreciated. Lovely tasteful decor. Extremely spacious rooms. Great location in the town. Easy parking right beside the building. Would definitely come back. Nothing to do with the property but the local recycling could be better - recycling facilities at the harbour were only for glass and cans so brought our other recycling home.

    Reviewed by WilliamSep 2020

  • "Thought that the flat was a great size and in immaculate condition."

    Also having the garage was a bonus.

    Reviewed by GrahamSep 2020

  • "This was a lovely spacious and well presented property."

    The location is great and furnished very tastefully. Loved sitting in the window seat in the lounge looking out into the main street! The bed was very comfortable in the main bedroom and although not a problem felt that the couch in there took up room that could have been better utilised. Everything we needed was in the well equipped kitchen but the lighting over the worktops and in general could be better.The wine, milk coffee and biscuits (and face masks) left on our arrival was very much appreciated. Thank you. One other small point would be that the shower cabinet in looking tired and could benefit from an uplift.

    Reviewed by IanAug 2020

  • "Remember to book any visits to museums etc."

    in Covid period. Do not expect everything to be open. Face masks are a must, even in cafes etc. Opening hours are often changed.

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2020

  • "The house was spotless clean but lacked any cleaning products and dishwasher salt and rinse aid which was completely empty, we had to purchase these products."

    Due to the current Corona Virus situation we decided to come home early as we did on Tuesday 17th march, we really did enjoy our time in Kirkcudbright.

    Reviewed by AnthonyMar 2020

  • "The apartment is extremely spacious, comfortable and clean with quality furnishings."

    Bed and sofas very comfortable. Perfectly situated for exploring Kirkcudbright and beyond. The garage was a bonus. Very quiet area and no excessive noise from the front road. It was lovely to find fresh flowers in the kitchen, lovely soap in the bathroom, tea coffee and nice biscuits and water and wine on our arrival. A very welcoming start to our stay. If I were to be extremely critical, I would suggest that a few more coat hangers..... I never pack lightly ......were provided, and that as the kitchen could easily accommodate it, perhaps a bigger fridge freezer would be welcome ( the current fridge has only a small ice box). I also think that it would be better if the bedroom which has the chair in it would be better served by a dressing table ( better for doing hair etc). Other than those minor points..... fabulous!

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2019

  • "Our second stay at this stylish apartment, spacious rooms and centrally located for all local attractions."

    If their is one room I would update it is the bathroom which is perfectly adequate but not as modern classy as the rest of the rooms. Would not hesitate to stay again.

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2019

  • "The accommodation was very spacious and really central so ideal for a relaxing holiday."

    All of that you can see from the listing though. What was less obvious and really nice when we were there was the attention to detail, with nice finishings and a well equipped kitchen that made it easier to self cater in the apartment. Amy was very approachable and helpful when we got in touch, which made it all the more relaxing.

    Reviewed by RonaApr 2019

  • "Amy made us very welcome with a decorated Christmas tree, prosecco and mince pies."

    Initial uncertainty about the heating was quickly and satisfactorily dealt with. Good location. Very comfortable and spacious.

    Reviewed by GordonDec 2018

  • "A lovely large, warm and comfortable period appartment with easy access to the delightfull town of Kirkcudbright and the surrounding countryside."

    We would have no hesitation in reccommending this property. We thoroughly enjoyed our week despite the weather and will return to Galloway next year perhaps for two weeks to enable more of the wonderful countryside and villages to be enjoyed.

    Reviewed by TimSep 2018

  • "1 The Mews was a well equipped flat in a prominent situation in the "artist" town of Kirkcudbright."

    There were two small contentions about this flat. Although we knew that it did not have a bath, I personally missed it. There was room for a bath however I suspect the poor water pressure might be an issue. The road was noisy for the front bedroom. Vehicular access was at the back of the building and if the bowling club was busy, inconsiderate people blocked access to the properties' garage.

    Reviewed by Sam & LizSep 2018

  • "It was an excellent property clean and spacious."

    Also, it was close to all the amenities that you may require. We found having a garage was very useful it kept the car cool , was very hot weather when we were there ( maybe a room fan would be useful )

    Reviewed by JoanJun 2018

  • "A lovely apartment with everything you need, ideally situated in the middle of a lovely town, had a fantastic time would definitely go back."

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2018

  • "The property was stylishly decorated, spotlessly clean and well maintained."

    The addition of the garage for use of holiday makers was an added bonus. All rooms were large and comfy with great vies to the front over the church and it's grounds. I have no hesitation in recommending this property as a great base for touring and/or enjoying one of the many festivals held in Kirkcudbright annually.

    Reviewed by MaggieJun 2018

  • "Very enjoyable stay at 1 Mews Lane."

    The photos of the interior don't do it justice - it is a very well furnished property with lovely features. Very comfy beds, state of the art tv and lots more space than was expected. The owners also left us a bottle of wine which we thought was a very nice touch. Place was very clean and tidy, and the owners were very quick to respond to one query we had around parking (which garage we had access to). We were already familiar with Kirkcudbright which is a very nice harbour town, we will certainly be staying at this property again the future and whileheartedly recommend it.

    Reviewed by BruceFeb 2018

  • "The fact that the owners had left a beautifully decorated Christmas tree for us says it all."

    Sitting room was the most comfortable we have ever had in a cottage. Excellent week.

    Reviewed by AlisonDec 2017

  • "The apartment is beautifully furnished, comfortable and warm."

    It is in the centre of everything and with a garage and plenty of roadside free parking everything is covered.

    Reviewed by DianeOct 2017

  • "Just wanted to say how lovely the apartment was."

    Well furnished and everything you needed was there. Beds were really comfortable.

    Reviewed by TomAug 2017

  • "Lovely stylish apartment centrally located in the village"

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2017

  • "Beautifully furnished apartment, very comfortable and clean, ideally situated."

    Reviewed by JaneDec 2016

  • "Apartment was great and Amy a really attentive and helpful host."


    Reviewed by JamieDec 2016

  • "It is very comfortable and well equipped, and it was so nice to find tea, coffee and milk supplies on our arrival."

    Also great TV and wifi. Excellent position in centre of Kirkcudbright, near to shops and harbour.

    Reviewed by SteveNov 2016

  • "Apartment was spacious and furnished to a very high standard."

    There were lots of nice touches and, perhaps best of all, everything was spotless.

    Reviewed by SandricOct 2016

  • "No 1 mews lane kirkcudbright, is a excellent choice to have a holiday, plenty of space in the apartment and very clean."

    the only downside woud be the steep stairs to the apartment. we had lovley weather and a most enjoyable holiday many thanks j evans

    Reviewed by JeffreyOct 2016

  • "The apartment was beautifully furnished, and a nice little touch was a bottle of wine, milk and an initial supply of tea coffee and biscuits."

    The owner was very approachable and happy to answer any queries. Very impressed.

    Reviewed by Kathleen JuliaSep 2016

  • "The standard of furnishings in the flat is exceptionally good and comfortable, however it is slightly let down by the exceptionally dim lighting in the bedrooms and kitchen - you can hardly see to make a cup of tea let alone cook anything more complex, and it's not possible to use a hairdryer in the bedrooms as it's too dark to see as far as the mirror!"

    If this was resolved it would be a big improvement.

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2016

  • "Excellent apartment."

    You might tell people it's on the 2nd floor, so they expect stairs. Right in downtown Kirkcudbright, you can walk to anywhere in town. Right around the corner from the grocery store, and many resteraunts. Gorgeous view of the village green.

    Reviewed by SandraAug 2016

  • "It was an outstanding property."

    Reviewed by CeriAug 2016

  • "This property was immaculate and everything was lovely!"

    It was a fabulous base that was very comfortable and perfect for us!

    Reviewed by FionaJun 2016

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The property

A beautifully-presented first floor apartment in the heart of the popular coastal town of Kirkcudbright.

Refurbished and decorated to a high standard, this stylish holiday apartment will accommodate up to four people handsomely.

You reach the apartment via the rear parking area and climb the steps to the first floor.

Off the central hall is a spacious kitchen with a dining area and a superbly-decorated sitting room looking out over the church grounds and soaperie gardens towards the harbour beyond.

This apartment can accommodate up to four people in a king-size double, and a further king-size double that can be set up as a twin on request.

Take a stroll around this flourishing town, built around the fishing harbour, and discover why Kirkcudbright is known as “The Artists’ Town”.

The wide streets and pastel-coloured houses have been home to generations of artists, and it is still a hub of creativity today.

As well as great walking and cycling around the coast and countryside, this lovely part of Scotland is also a haven for golfing and fishing.

There is superb mountain biking in the area, as well as the Laggan Outdoor and Galloway Activity Centres.

A stunning holiday apartment offering a stylish getaway whatever the season.


  • All first floor
  • Two king-size double bedrooms (one zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size double
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garage space for 1 car, additional roadside parking nearby
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Harbour 5 mins walk.

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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, and the Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre which includes a zipwire - suitable for all ages! 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
  • Christmas
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