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Wonderful lounge area with full length doors leading out the balcony
Step outside onto the balcony area, perfect for al fresco dining
Private hot tub and courtyard
Relax on the comfy sofas after a day out exploring the local area
Enjoy dining in around the dining table with room for everyone
Well-equipped kitchen perfect for cooking up a storm
Stylish and contemporary shower room
Super-king-size bedroom with TV/DVD and plenty of storage
Enjoy a good night's in the comfy super-king-size bed
Stylish bathroom with double headed shower
Twin bedroom with TV/DVD and french doors leading out to the hot tub
Relax and unwind in the private hot tub
View towards the property with balcony
Watch the sailing boats go by
Enjoy the parklands next to the loch
Views over the splendid Carlingwark Loch
Enjoy the views from the balcony over the splenid Carlingwark Loch
Views from the balcony over the loch towards Screel and Bengairn hills
1 / 18  Wonderful lounge area with full length doors leading out the balcony
2 / 18  Step outside onto the balcony area, perfect for al fresco dining
3 / 18  Private hot tub and courtyard
4 / 18  Relax on the comfy sofas after a day out exploring the local area
5 / 18  Enjoy dining in around the dining table with room for everyone
6 / 18  Well-equipped kitchen perfect for cooking up a storm
7 / 18  Stylish and contemporary shower room
8 / 18  Super-king-size bedroom with TV/DVD and plenty of storage
9 / 18  Enjoy a good night's in the comfy super-king-size bed
10 / 18  Stylish bathroom with double headed shower
11 / 18  Twin bedroom with TV/DVD and french doors leading out to the hot tub
12 / 18  Relax and unwind in the private hot tub
13 / 18  View towards the property with balcony
14 / 18  Watch the sailing boats go by
15 / 18  Enjoy the parklands next to the loch
16 / 18  Views over the splendid Carlingwark Loch
17 / 18  Enjoy the views from the balcony over the splenid Carlingwark Loch
18 / 18  Views from the balcony over the loch towards Screel and Bengairn hills

Loch Carlingwark Lodge

Castle Douglas , Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Luxurious reverse-level house with views over Carlingwark Loch
  • Spacious enclosed balcony perfect for al fresco dining with magnificent views
  • Relax and unwind in the splendid private hot tub
  • Within a short stroll of the heart of the beautiful market town of Castle Douglas
  • Explore the nearby beautiful Galloway Forest Park and the '7 Stanes' mountain bike trails
  • Close to the stunning Solway Firth boasting 200 miles of beautiful rugged coastline
Property code: 59637

Perfectly positioned to explore the delights of Castle Douglas on foot. Enjoy a dip in the private hot tub and relax on the balcony and admire the views over Carlingwark Loch, Screel and Bengairn hills.

Lying on the fringes of the delightful market town of Castle Douglas, this stylish lodge overlooking Carlingwark Loch is an attractive setting for active families or couples seeking long walks, water sports and good food. The property has a reverse-level layout designed to maximise the views, with the lounge on the top floor and the bedrooms below. As long as your dog is of the small variety and stays out of the bedrooms, it is welcome to join you on your break. Give Spot a new leash of life with energetic runs around the parkland that surrounds the loch.

On the upper floor, you’re met with a spacious open-plan living area with plenty of natural light coming in through the bi-fold doors. Sit out on the cushioned rattan furniture on the large balcony with a glass of wine or brunch after morning walkies as you take in the wonderful sweeping views over Carlingwark Loch and beyond. You can continue to admire the view from the comfy leather sofas in the lounge. Downstairs are the bedrooms, bathroom and utility room. Step out of the super king-size bedroom and out through the French doors straight into the private hot tub that awaits you on the enclosed patio area.

The property is half a mile from Castle Douglas. A designated food town, it has a local deli, butcher, dog-friendly cafes, chocolate producers and a small family brewery. At the Cream o’ Galloway Dairy’s visitor centre (14 miles) dogs can run free in the enclosed 7-acre woodland. And, of course, Galloway Forest Park (16 miles) is perfect for walkers, stick chasers and star gazers alike. Elsewhere, Galloway Activity Centre (10.5 miles) offers a wide range of activities on and off the water, from sailing and windsurfing to laser quest and archery.
 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request) and 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request)
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, and microwave
  • Utility area with washer/dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 small dog welcome (no larger than a terrier) not permitted in bedrooms
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Bike storage available
  • TV and iPod docking station in lounge, TV/DVD and iPod docking stations in both bedrooms
  • Charcoal BBQ available

 

This is a fabulous base for up to four guests looking to explore this wonderful part of the Scottish countryside, with the beautiful Galloway Forest Park (15.5 miles) and the stunning coastline of the Solway Firth (13 miles) within easy reach. The lodge is set within the pretty 18th century market town of Castle Douglas which is a renowned Food Town with approximately fifty businesses producing or selling local food and drink. The Stewartry Agricultural Show takes place each August, and the town is a fantastic base for a variety of pursuits including walking, cycling and golf. You can also go boating on Carlingwark Loch, sample the wares at Sulwath Brewery (0.5 miles) or explore the beautiful Threave Garden and Estate (1.5 miles) and the 14th century Threave Castle on the River Dee (4 miles). Other local attractions include Bainloch Deer Park (13 miles), the Galloway Kite Trail (6 miles) and Galloway Activity Centre on the shores of Loch Ken (10.5 miles) which has a wide variety of activities for all the family including a climbing tower with zipwire, laser tag, archery and sailing. Heading south you can explore the Solway Firth, or visit bustling towns including Kirkcudbright (11 miles) and Dumfries (18 miles).

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.9
Overall equipment
4.8
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
4.5

Reviewed by W 7th September 2019

The view over the loch was outstanding,

Reviewed by Brenda 13th July 2019

Beautifully finished holiday home with fantastic views over park and loch. Lovely welcome with fresh flowers on table, food starter pack of local produce in kitchen with milk & a cake in the fridge. What more can you ask.

Reviewed by Paul 6th July 2019

Great location for eating out and exploring the surrounding area

Reviewed by Lynn 4th May 2019

Was very impressed coffee, tea,milk etc and a beautiful cake on arrival thank you

Reviewed by Richard 27th April 2019

Property was lovely. Ideal location. Very nicely presented and very clean. Had a great outlook onto the loch. Used the hot tub a couple of times which was a nice bonus.

Reviewed by Katharine 13th April 2019

Hot tub and location makes it special.

Reviewed by Candice 6th April 2019

Lovely comfortable home from home holiday rental with great views of nearby loch. Great location for shops and cafes. Nearby park and skate park ideal for kids too. Recommended.

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Wonderful lounge area with full length doors leading out the balcony
Step outside onto the balcony area, perfect for al fresco dining
Private hot tub and courtyard
Relax on the comfy sofas after a day out exploring the local area
Enjoy dining in around the dining table with room for everyone
Well-equipped kitchen perfect for cooking up a storm
Stylish and contemporary shower room
Super-king-size bedroom with TV/DVD and plenty of storage
Enjoy a good night's in the comfy super-king-size bed
Stylish bathroom with double headed shower
Twin bedroom with TV/DVD and french doors leading out to the hot tub
Show 6 moreRelax and unwind in the private hot tub

Location

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