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Baytree House

Kirkcudbright, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 961723)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Hole
    Verified customer

    “A fantastic house, for 10 people ...”

    A fantastic house, for 10 people there was loads of space but it still felt homely. Great location central but quiet, lots to do in the area.

    A fantastic house, for 10 people there was loads of space but it still felt homely. Great location central but quiet, lots to do in the area.


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Baytree House is a Georgian town house located in the historic heart of ‘the artists’ town’ of Kirkcudbright.

The house has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people and 5 bathrooms, 4 of them en suite.

The house retains many of its original features including large sash and case windows, high ceilings, sweeping staircase and elegant drawing room with marble fireplace and to the rear of the property is a pretty, walled garden, laid to lawn with flowers and shrubs.

This house comes with flexible sleeping and in the center of a fantastic Scottish town, making it perfect for families and friends to come and enjoy a remote break.

This majestic house comes with the original windows and high ceilings, the long hallway leads you towards the two downstairs bedrooms.

Both of the bedrooms on the ground floor are zip/link and vintage, one having an en-suite shower room.

The large kitchen has large double-aspect Georgian windows that look out to the pretty cobbled courtyard, Palmers’ Close which provides access to cottages and garages that were once stables and carriages as well as the Baytree Garden Studio.

From the kitchen, there is access to a storage room, which houses the tumble dryer and laundry/kitchen equipment and can provide storage of up to 10 bicycles.

The ground floor also bears a family bathroom, spacious dining room with ample seating and a fantastic games room boasting everything you could wish for from a Smart TV and Nintento Wii with games and balance board to a pool/table tennis table, with ample seating this games room makes the wet days just as enjoyable as the dry ones.

The spectacular staircase takes you up to the first floor, offering a regal drawing room with regency decor and features as well as a Smart TV.

On the first floor are three further bedrooms, all with en suite shower rooms and one with a bath.

The back door has steps down to the pretty walled garden that has seating provided and is fully enclosed and private.

It has a small lawn area, a gravelled seating area and walkway.

The town is beautiful and holds great history, with a good range of activities and amenities, it is a fantastic place to base your holiday.

Galloway Forest Park, and marvelous beaches are also close by for some great days out.

The large, bustling town of Dumfries is within driving distance it offers more beauty and a wider range of shops, restaurants and cafés.

A fantastic house in a beautiful location.


Five bedrooms: 2 x doubles with en-suite shower, basin and WC. 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king size double) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor twin (zip/link, can be super king size double) one with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Drawing room with seating for 10. Ground floor bathroom with shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with seating for 10. Dining room. First floor drawing room. Ground floor games room with pool table and table tennis.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x Smart TV with Freeview, Nintendo Wii, WIFI, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking
  • Rear enclosed garden with graveled area BBQ and seating
  • Secure, dry cycle storage for up to 10 bikes
  • Well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 3 mins walk.

About the location


Dumfries 25 miles

Pronounced ‘Ker-coo-bree’, and known as the ‘Artists’ Town’, and often as the ‘St.Ives of the North’, Kirkcudbright is a pretty harbour town nestled at the foot of the Galloway hills on the Dee Estuary. With its wide streets and pastel-coloured houses, little cobbled passageways with quaint cottages bedecked with flower pots, friendly locals who say hello and smile, the town is a veritable haven for visitors. The town has been an artist colony since the late 19th century attracted by the ‘special light’ and picturesque scenery within and surrounding the town. It has a castle, a museum, three churches, a working harbour, a marina, golf course, tennis courts, a bowling green and a swimming pool. As well as some top quality art galleries there are good supermarkets, independent shops, restaurants, cafes and takeaways including a fish & chip shop that is more of a seafood restaurant where you are welcome to BYI without being charged corkage! Throughout the summer, a range of festivities and events are organised by local volunteers, including a 4-day Art & Crafts Trail and a 4-day Jazz Festival, the ‘Riding of the Marches’ where horses and riders gallop through the streets to commemorate the town becoming a Royal Burgh in 15th Century, a weekly Scottish Night with pipe bands and country dancing, a Parade Day with beer tent and entertainment, a Vintage Car Rally, a Children’s Festival and weekly town tours. There is a monthly car boot sale and regular Vintage Fairs in the summer and throughout the year there are monthly Farmers & Producers markets. Walking, golf, horse riding, pony trekking, fishing and other ways to enjoy the landscape are on Kirkcudbright’s doorstep including activity centres such as the Galloway Activity Centre, where many watersports can be played such as kayaking and waterskiing and Langham Outdoor Activity Centre with its zip wire and human catapult as well as many other exciting activities are on offer for the adventurer.

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