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Rascarrel Bay Lodge 2

Castle Douglas (10.5mls S), Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Unwind in the hot tub and soak up the sea views
  • A contemporary lodge design with an abundance of style, nestled on a small secluded private bay for restful retreat
  • A fantastic base to explore the areas natural beauty and wildlife with an abundance of walks and cycle trails in the nearby Galloway fores
Property code: RASC2

This modern lodge is jam packed with style and comfort and enjoys a seafront location on a secluded bay

This lodge is one of nine on this peaceful private bay on the Solway Firth coastline. Castle Douglas has an abundance of amenities and is a great base to explore all that Dumfries has to offer. From romantic strolls along one of the beaches or a days golf at one of the many golf courses including Colvend and New Galoway and Dalbeatie to the more thrill seeking cycle trails climbing through the Galloway Forest, which is part of the popular 7 Stanes courses or a trip up to Loch Ken may tempt some water sport fanatics. Many a romantic day trip to be had at the many Castles and historic sites and gardens. Sweetheart Abbey close by sets a lovely scene and the popular Threave Castle and Gardens is close by has an abundance of amenities and is a great base to explore all that Dumfries has to offer. From romantic strolls along one of the beaches or a days golf at one of the many golf courses including Colvend and New Galloway and Dalbeatie or to the more thrill seeking cycle trails climbing through the Galloway Forest, which is part of the popular 7 Stanes courses or a trip up to Loch Ken may tempt some water sport fanatics. Many a romantic day trip to be had at the many Castles and historic sites and gardens. Sweetheart Abbey close by sets a lovely scene and the popular Threave Castle and Gardens is close by

Step in to the hallway from the balcony and in to the bright and welcoming lounge/ kitchen/ dining area. A wonderful open plan space to spend together, cuddling up on the sofa watching TV or whiling the hours away looking out of the full height windows across the sea. The kitchen area is superbly thought out and equipped well with oven, hob, fridge/ freezer, microwave, dishwasher and even a wine cooler. There is a dining table to sit and enjoy a romantic meal together. The bedroom can be found off the hallway and also enjoys sea views, with a patio door opening out on to the balcony. The bedroom flows in to the large en-suite with bath and separate shower and WC. There are even two handbasins. Also off the hallway is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and a separate W/C

Spend your time on the patio area for a dip in the hot tub or sit and relax with a glass of wine and listen to the peaceful sound of the sea.

  • 1 king-size bedroom with TV with freeview
  • Large en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, double handbasins and W/C 
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge/ freezer, microwave, dishwasher and wine cooler
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in separate utility room
  • Hot tub
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included 
  • Parking outside of lodge
  • Waste bin is to rear of the property 
  • Regret no dogs
  • Regret this property is not suitable for children over 6 months
  • Please note, the hot tub will be drained early on the morning of departure
  • Beach on site, basic shop/post office 2 miles. Larger shops, pubs, restaurants 10.5miles
  • Arrival: 5pm.
  • Private water supply
  • Please note: Unfortunately, electric car charging is not possible at these lodges. Electric vehicle charging points at nearby Kirkudbright and Castle Douglas

Nicola Skelton

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 30 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Ann 25th September 2021

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This was the most relaxing holiday with the most beautiful scenery, the lodge is beautiful and spotless. The lodge is in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, with places to visit and eateries nearby, we will definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Lorraine 18th September 2021

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We had a fantastic holiday, exactly what we had been looking for and wish we had found it years ago. It was very relaxing. The property was well designed and everything provided even down to clips for closing opened packs.

Reviewed by Julie 28th August 2021

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Beautiful cabin with amazing views, fantastic for complete quiet and relaxation

Reviewed by Sheena 21st August 2021

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Lovely lodge in a wonderful location.

Reviewed by Ian 14th August 2021

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Reviewed by Colin 24th July 2021

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The lodge has everything that you need for a relaxing time. Loved the little gift you left for us, the chocolates and the wine it was a nice surprise. Also the flowers were lovely too.

Reviewed by Pauline 17th July 2021

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A wonderful peaceful week with a backdrop of oyster catchers calling. The Lodge (2) was spotless, had everything we needed and was beautifully light and airy. We were exceptionally fortunate with the weather so ate all but one of our meals outside. It was our wedding anniversary during the week and we had planned to eat out but instead had a trip tRead moreo Castle Douglas and bought some superb local beef steaks from one of the master butchers in the town plus a bottle of good red wine. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 10th July 2021

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Lodge No 2 was just around a corner and so extremely private (only No 1 was aware that you were there!). The views were amazing and area so peaceful. The Lodge was well thought out and had everything you needed for a romantic, relaxing retreat. Quality furnishings, comfy bed, lovely welcome gift of chocolates, wine and a vase of flowers. The whole Read morearea and lodge was spotlessly clean, as was the hot tub which did the trick after a long day out exploring the local walks/bays. Hide

Reviewed by David 5th June 2021

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Excellent cottage in a wonderful location - this was our third visit and we will definitely be going again

Reviewed by James 29th May 2021

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Reviewed by Pauline 22nd May 2021

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We have just spent a week in lodge 2 in Rascarrol lodges and thoroughly enjoyed it. The lodge is certainly 5 star. Beautiful part of the world.

Reviewed by Zara 15th May 2021

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A perfect place to relax, the lodge has everything you will need, and was spotlessly clean. We enjoyed watching the wildlife and encountered many species of birds on the nearby walks. We have booked for next year already as this place is very special.

Reviewed by Donald 8th May 2021

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Lovely well equipped private cottage by the rocky Solway shore.

Reviewed by Jean 1st May 2021

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These lodges are absolutely superb, extremely well equipped, beautifully furnished and in an outstanding location! What more could anyone ask for?! Fabulous walks right from the doorstep and amazing views of the sea and Cumbria! Sea birds aplenty, seals swimming just off the beach, rabbits and hares, and even 3 young roe deer!

Reviewed by Stephen 7th November 2020

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Reviewed by Maureen 10th October 2020

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This lodge is in an amazing area right beside the Solway Firth. It is ideally situated with beautiful views. The lodge is very clean and has everything you could wish for. The hot tub was lovely to relax in after nearby walks and we thoroughly enjoyed our second holiday here and hope to go back again soon.

Reviewed by Christopher 3rd October 2020

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Cottage was beautiful everything you needed was there towels were big and fluffy welcome pack was great views across the bay fabulous our own heaven in these trying times.

Reviewed by Jane 26th September 2020

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Its our 4th visit and still as fantastic as the first time. We just live the place and always sad to leave . Would be nice just to have one lodge with twin beds so I could come with a friend .

Reviewed by Maureen 12th September 2020

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Lovely lodge with stunning views. The lodge was spotless on arrival and hot tub serviced each morning. We visited Rockcliffe and Kippford which are lovely towns with scenic walks. Local hotels also good for meals out- Auld Alliance, Balcarry Bay, Selkirk arms all nice. Great relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Ross 29th August 2020

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Really nice quiet place to relax local cliff walk awesome , great friendly owner , lots of space , cleanest place I've ever been to , like brand new everything is internal , external . Loved it .

Reviewed by Joanne 1st August 2020

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Wonderful place for relaxation. Views were amazing from lodge 2. Will definitely be having a return visit.

Reviewed by Ian 25th July 2020

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Lovely, quiet, secluded location with amazing views over the sea. Where we saw dolphins one day. The lodge its self was spotlessly clean with everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Victoria 18th July 2020

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We couldn't have been happier with our holiday. Perfect location, stunning views, beautiful lodge with everything we needed. Fantastic local walks and running routes. Relaxing in the hot tub after a days walk and eating evening meals looking out to sea made it a perfect, restful and delightful time away. We couldn't recommend it highly enough!

Reviewed by Abigail 14th March 2020

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Lovely, clean and well equipped cottage. Everything worked as it should and the owners were friendly and helpful. Lots of solitude, beautiful sea views and plenty of walks. There is enough to do within a short drive and lots of lovely pubs for lunches.

Reviewed by Simon 29th February 2020

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Me and my went through a horrible start to 2020 we booked this place to heal. We visited back in 2016 lodge 3 and we remembered how peaceful it was. This was the perfect holiday to heal. Location fantastic. Hot tub amazing. Lodge so clean. If you venture out of the lodge, there is so much to do in the surrounding areas If you like animals please viRead moresit, senwick alpaca trekking. Beautiful 2 hour trek with alpacas. Just over 30 minutes from the lodge Will definitely be back loved it. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 6th February 2020

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Stunning, superb location, well equipped and high quality.

Reviewed by Lucy 30th December 2019

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Lovely place. Warm and homely with everything you could need and more. We were particularly impressed with the kitchen facilities. We had some kindly walks and relaxing evenings in the hot tub. Thankyou! We will be back!

Reviewed by Clare 21st December 2019

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Christmas break. Lovely lodge with great views of the sea. Had everything you needed and lots of walks to do in the area. Would definitely return.

Reviewed by Louise 31st October 2019

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The views were astonishing - literally so close to the sea. The accommodation was beautiful and spotless. Thankyou for such a magical time.

Reviewed by Maureen 19th October 2019

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The lodge is in a perfect location, very comfortable, well equipped, and exceptionally clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back!

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