Castleview House

| Area:
Southern Scotland
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
The house is one of Kirkcudbright's oldest buildings and has excellent views over the town, the outstanding Visit Scotland 5 star graded accommodation ensures a luxurious holiday experience. It has magnificent views to Maclellan's Castle and, from the bedrooms, over Kirkcudbright to the estuary and uplands beyond. Whilst the house is centrally located it has a quiet location with easy access to all its facilities and backs on to the Hope-Dunbar Park, a recently enhanced children's play area and consequently easy access to the woodland walks adjoining Kirkcudbright.

The property has been lovingly restored and converted from its earlier status as the town's Masonic Hall to include underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and in all bathrooms. It provides spacious and comfortable family accommodation for groups of up to ten, with wheelchair access to the ground floor, the accommodation is over three floors and please note there is no bedroom on the ground floor. There is excellent outdoor seating both to the front of the house facing West to catch the afternoon and evening sun whilst, to the rear overlooking the adjoining park, the veranda facing East makes the most of the sun up to lunchtime and beyond. A top quality chef service is available on request.

South-West Scotland is ideal for holidays and abounds in touring opportunities, historic and cultural sites or sporting activities. The former might include visiting National Trust properties at Broughton House in Kirkcudbright, and Threave Gardens outside Castle Douglas whilst the latter would obviously involve golfing with courses too numerous to mention, including the town's 18-hole course just a mile away. There are also plentiful opportunities for horse-riding, bird watching, walking on beaches or cliff tops or in woodlands and, for biking enthusiasts, 2 hybrid bikes are provided for use of guests. The Forestry Commission's 7Stanes Mountain bike Routes are all close at hand.

Castleview House is let weekly Friday to Friday. Short breaks may be possible at the woenrs discretion, plesae contact us with your requirements.
A 15% discount will be applied on full weeks for groups of 4 or less, this cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Please note that a £300 Damage Deposit is required on all bookings.

Accommodation for 8 (+2) over 3 floors:
Ground floor; Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Shower Room with toilet.
First Floor; Master King size bedroom with ensuite bathroom including shower, door to patio; King size bedroom with ensuite shower room.
Second floor; King size bedroom (with additional double sofa bed) with ensuite shower room; one Twin bedroom.

Services: Central heating and Electricity included* Wood burning stove with supply of fuel* All Bed linen and Towels are provided* Washing Machine and Tumble Drier*Electric Cooker & Microwave* Fridge & Freezer* Dishwasher* Phone and Mobile reception* Wifi (please see extras below)* TV with DVD player* iPod Dock & CD Player* Mamas & Papas travel cot & a Kingswood highchair* Enclosed Garden with Patio, Furniture and BBQ* Off street parking for 3 cars (additional on-street parking nearby)* Bicycle storage *Well behaved dogs welcome

Extras: £20 per dog per week. There is an average daily usage for the Wifi of 3.57GB. Should you exceed this limit during your stay then you will be charged £2.50 per additional GB.
'Bird images by J M Davidson'

Guest Comments:

"Had a wonderful holiday with my daughters and grand daughter. Lovely house, great place to spend time with the family, some great walking places and just on the Doorstep!" The Parkers, visited January 2019
"Castle View House has been excellent. Most of our time was spent in the living room and kitchen. Having a park right out the back was great. We loved all the rooms - Thanks" The Marlands, visited October 2018
"Had a fantastic week. Visited Sandyhills, Rockcliff, Kippford, Doon Bay and Mossyard. Also managed to fit in Cream O’ Galloway as well as a visit to the farmers market and Scottish Night in Kirkcudbright. Enjoyed dining alfresco and using the fire pit to toast marshmallows. A well deserved 5 star property" The Watters, visited July 2018
"Our time here on this visit was too short, so a return is in the planning. A wonderful accommodating house that meets all peoples holiday requirements and more. Lovely setting, lovely rooms and lovely weather. We didn’t get to everywhere we wanted this time but will endeavour to put this right next time" The Macdonald & White family, June 2018


Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 2
  • Open Fire/Stove
  • Internet
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Sea/Water View
  • Water View

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 4
  • Showers - 4
  • Double Beds - 3
  • Twin Bedrooms - 1
  • Single Beds - 2
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Sofa Beds - 1
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV
  • Dvd Player
  • CD Player
  • iPod Dock
  • Heating Cost Incl
  • Open Fire/Stove Cost Incl
  • Telephone

External Features

  • Garden Enclosed
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Bbq
  • Walk To Pub
  • Walk To Shops

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Beach Walk
  • Fishing

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Damage Deposit for care of property

All holiday-makers booking a holiday are required to pay either a Damage Deposit, £150 or as noted in the property listing details, or Damage Deposit waiver of £18, whichever is selected is required to be paid with the balance payment of the holiday. Where selected the Damage Deposit will be held by Discover Scotland to be applied against the reasonable costs of repairs, replacement or additional cleaning of furnishings, kitchen equipment, crockery, glass, bedding and towels damaged or soiled other than by normal wear and tear during the holiday. The Damage Deposit, less any reasonable charges, will be returned within 14 days of the departure date. Where any costs exceed the Damage Deposit the holiday-maker will pay such excess as notified to them by Discover Scotland within 14 days of notification. Where the holiday-maker has agreed to pay the Damage Deposit Waiver the Damage Deposit is not payable. This amount is non-refundable. If the cost of any damage or breakages exceeds the applicable Damage Deposit value for the property, then the holiday-maker will be liable for any additional costs. Any such excess will be notified to them by Discover Scotland and due for payment within 14 days of notification.

All bookings require either a refundable Damage Deposit £150 or as per the property details or £18 non refundable Damage Deposit Waiver.
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