Step inside this lovingly restored 300 year-old self-catering cottage in Kirkcudbright and you’ll experience all the warmth and comfort of a home from home.

Kirkcudbright is known as ‘The Artists Town’ having hosted generations of painters, craftmakers and artisans, a culture still thriving today. The Yellow Door is in a peaceful central location from which you can explore all the amenities of our bustling harbour town. Along with just four other houses, the cottage is tucked into a narrow close off the High Street and benefits from a good degree of privacy.

This is a 300 year old property with its original beams and the room dimensions are therefore commensurate with a cottage of this era.

  • Sleeps up to 4 people in 2 en-suite bedrooms over 3 floors
  • Master bedroom on first floor with king sized double bed, smart TV and en-suite bath and shower
  • Twin bedroom on top floor with TV with built in DVD and en-suite shower
  • Tiled sitting room with wood burning stove in the original fireplace
  • Comfortable living accommodation with smart TV
  • Well-equipped modern kitchen includes induction hob and dishwasher
  • Patio garden
  • Under stair washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Full gas central heating
  • Convenient on-street parking outside the holiday cottage

Living Accommodation

The open plan tiled sitting room has a wood-burning stove in the wonderful original fire place, and a smart TV, and leads onto a modern kitchen with dining table.

The lounge is perfect for relaxing after a day of hard holiday-making. Wind-down and recharge your batteries next to the wood-burner, and relax and catch up with your favourite TV programmes or watch a film on the DVD player.

living room
living room

The Kitchen

There are plenty of great pubs and restaurants in Kirkcudbright, but you might just want to stay in and make use of the modern well-equipped kitchen at The Yellow Door.

  • Modern kitchen
  • Induction hob
  • Dishwasher

And while doing the washing or drying outdoor clothes might not be high on your list of holiday activities, sometimes it can’t be avoided so under the stairs you’ll find

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer

The kitchen is also fully equipped with quality cutlery, crockery, glasses and serving dishes. The ‘just in case you forget’ box means you won’t be caught out if you forget to pack all those kitchen essentials like cling film and washing up liquid.


The well-equipped kitchen

Bedroom accommodation at The Yellow Door

There are two cosy bedrooms at the Yellow Door, sleeping up to four people. The first floor bedroom is a bright room with a king sized double bed, smart TV and an en-suite bath and shower. On the top floor you’ll find a twin Bedroom with TV with built in DVD and an en-suite shower room.

master bedroom
Master bedroom
En-suite bathroom for master bedroom
ensuite twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
ensuite for twin bedroom
En-suite bathroom for twin bedroom

Finally ... the garden

Yellow Door close
The close leading to The Yellow Door and the garden beyond.

Last but not least, is The Yellow Door’s outside space. The cottage has its own garden space with seating at the bottom of the close, with views across the rooftops of this distinctive picturesque town. If the weather isn’t kind, you can still enjoy painting or reading a book inside the Garden room. If the sun is out, there is a dining table and chairs perfect for eating al fresco.

This lovely peaceful location is central and convenient for the amenities of the bustling harbour town of Kirkcudbright. Check availability and book your holiday in South West Scotland now! Don’t leave it too late though as this historic holiday cottage is always in high demand!