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West Wing Of An Original Duchy Manor House

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom Luxury West Wing Of Manor House Overlooking The Sea With Hot Tub.

Nestled in 19acres of grounds Auchenhay Manor House boasts views of the Solway coastline. Just 4 miles from the centre of Kirkcudbright, a thriving fishing town with artists fairs held across the summer and full of cafes and local shops. Auchenhay also offers an ideal location to explore the whole of Scotlands South west coast. The whole house has been recently renovated to offer guests a luxury stay in one of the most beautiful areas of coastline. The west wing is named The Duchy, and originally formed the main kitchen and servants areas. It has now been fully converted to offer luxurious accommodation. There are 2 large bedrooms, the Master bedroom boasts a Supering bed (can become two full sized single beds), an additional sofa bed, a 50" tv and an ensuite toilet. The second bedroom has a supering bed (again, can be spilt into two full sized single beds) and a 50" tv. Both bedrooms also have wardrobes, bedside tables and seating. There is a large family bathroom with large shower and freestanding bath. Downstairs is a downstairs toilet,fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher and washer/dryer) all modern cooking utensils, coffee machine, fridge freezer and microwave. The lounge has two large leather sofas, a log burner and a 45" tv along with a large central coffee table. The property also boasts a log fired hot tub outside which can be warm within 3 hours of lighting, a gas barbecue and plenty of outside seating.

Auchenhay House has a private driveway leading through 5 acres of secluded woodland. To the south of the house is a further 14 acres of land to walk. We have resident buzzards, kites, barn owls, tawny owls and long eared owls along with rabbits and deer that enjoy the area.

Locally there is a huge amount to do with beaches within minutes of the house, golf course, fly and sea fishing, and a number of local towns and villages providing amenities and a range of local foods.

Sorry no pets permitted.

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The Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

About The Owner/Property Manager

We are a family of three, and we live in the main house. We have lived and worked around the world with major corporations, and decided recently to move to the South West of Scotland for a different, more relaxed way of life. Our daughter goes to the local school, and we run online businesses from the house (as well as sneak off to the sea side as often as we can, and go out on our little sea boat for fish and lobsters). We have been here for over two years now and love every minute of it, especially the incredible sun sets and wildlife we have a chance to see.

Why The Owner/Property Manager chose Kirkcudbright

The views from the windows were stunning, and the history of the house is incredible. Built as a Duchy house and originally with over 400 acres (it now has only 19 acres remaining!) it looks really unique. We have since discovered that it is possible that Tennyson and Darwin may well have stayed here along with members of the Carlyle family so it is a house with a long history which we have enjoyed discovering. Best of all we can be at a beach with 4 or 5 minutes which is fantastic, and we really love to go to the cafes in Kirkcudbright and watch the fisherman go about their business.

What makes this house unique

It has to be the beaches and the very friendly local people. Everyone says hello and its a part of the world where everyone smiles, it must be the sea air!. There is a huge amount to do locally with kids- lagoon outdoor, forests, Cocoa Bean factory, Loch Ken outdoor centre and much more plus loads of restaurants and a bustling local art scene.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kirkcudbright in Scotland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The master bathroom contains a free standing bath, a separate walk-in shower (1200mmx900mm), two vintage style towel radiators and toilet and basin. All tiled in marble tiles, it is a luxurious bathroom to enjoy your stay in and enjoy a bath and bubbles at your leisure!.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Both bedrooms are newly appointed and both boast Superking beds, that can be split into two full sized singles upon request. Dressing tables, side tables and lamps, 50" wall mounted tv's. The master bedroom also has an ensuite containing shower, toilet and basin. The master bedroom also has a sofa bed to accommodate guest 5 if required.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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West Wing Of An Original Duchy Manor House
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Chardon, Ohio

Fantastic Luxury!

  • 5 of 5

The owners greeted us for our stay and could not have been more welcoming! The house is luxurious and the kitchen was well appointed, we were even able to cook a New Year's Eve dinner.

The main bathroom is so nice, who wouldn't want to lock themselves away with a glass of wine and a book to soak.

The views are amazing and the peace and quiet was just what we needed after a hectic Christmas. We absolutely LOVED the log burner and the hot tub was a delight!

There are a lot of things do nearby, walks, cafes pubs. Or just make the most of the beautiful house and its grounds. Our daughter loved checking in on the pigs!

Thanks so much for letting us stay and making us feel welcome!

The Murphy's

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Various in Kirkcudbright
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
stranraer ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
doon beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kirkcudbright, Scotland

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
half term 3
6 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2019
6 Apr 2019 - 1 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2019
6 Jul 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bathrobes for hot tub use are available upon payment of £30 deposit per robe refunded upon return of robe. Additional bed linen changes at £20 per bed subject to availability. Maximum occupancy of holiday let is 5 persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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