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Camphill

Kirkcudbright, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 936603)

4.9

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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27 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was a comfortable base to visit coast and countryside.”

    We really appreciated the quiet location.

    We really appreciated the quiet location. A inside door mat at the entrance door would be good to help keep the floors clean. There is a large puddle outside the entrance door after rain. To keep the cottage cosy we needed to put the thermostat up to 25°C.

    - Ann, September 2021

The property

Kirkcudbright 3 miles.

This is a charming detached cottage surrounded by open countryside, close to the popular tourist town of Kirkcudbright on Scotland’s beautiful Dumfries and Galloway coast.

The cottage is set all on the ground floor and is ideal for a family or friends wishing for a complete escape away from the hustle and bustle of a busy life.

A well-equipped kitchen includes a dining table, so guests can keep the chef of the party company whilst preparing a delicious meal.

The cosy and comfortable sitting room boasts a woodburning stove, perfect for snuggling up in front of on a chilly winter’s night.

The rear garden is a delightful place to relax and gaze out across the fields, and to the side of the cottage a picnic table has been provided for dining alfresco.There are several sandy beaches within easy reach and walkers are catered for with a variety of forest and coastal walks.

Camphill’s proximity to the Galloway Forest Park means that cyclists can enjoy the renowned 7stanes mountain bike trails.

The historic town of Kirkcudbright, opening to the Solway Firth, is known as “The Artists’ Town” and has always held an attraction for artists over the years.

The working harbour is a popular tourist attraction, as are the many festivals and events that run throughout the year.

A charming holiday cottage offering a wide range of attractions for the whole family.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Side and rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: There is a wall in the rear garden with a 3ft drop, children to be supervised
  • Note: Parts of the garden have uneven surfaces
  • Note: There is limited mobile phone reception
  • Note: The outbuildings are out of bounds
  • Note: There is one step that leads up to the bathroom, snug and kitchen.

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About the location

KIRKCUDBRIGHT

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.