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Rascarrel Bay Lodge 4

Castle Douglas (10.5 mls S), Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
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

  • Beautiful sea views from the private hot tub, perfect for a romantic retreat.
  • A great base for exploring the local areas of beauty with plenty of attractions nearby to interest all.
  • A serene escape just a short distance from the shore.
Property code: RASC4

Luxurious accommodation all on one level offering modern living with king-size bedroom and lounge/kitchen/diner. 9 luxury and attractive bespoke detached lodges set privately around a large secluded bay, each with an enclosed balcony with a private hot tub and seating. Located in an elevated position with stunning sea views, a stone’s throw from the seashore. Post Office, shop  2 miles.

 

Picture yourself soaking in a bubbling hot tub with your partner, as your pet dozes contentedly nearby. In front of you, there’s a huge expanse of water where dolphins frolic in the private bay. It sounds like a dream – but at this romantic retreat in Dumfries and Galloway, this is all possible. You’ll be on a picturesque working farm with plenty to do both in and off the grounds, be it taking country walks, exploring traditional Scottish villages or feasting on delicious pub roasts. This property is part of a complex of four lodgings – perfect if you’re holidaying with other couples.

 

This luxury accommodation has an alpine feel, with a wooden exterior and single-storey formation. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, as well as the bedroom, has large windows offering lovely views over Rascarrel Bay – the lodge’s elevated position makes these spectacular. Your pet will love warming her fur by the feature fire as you prepare meals in the well-equipped kitchen. On the enclosed balcony, share a bottle of crisp bubbly that’s been cooled in the wine chiller – ideal if you’re celebrating an anniversary or other special occasion. Extra touches such as FreeviewTV and a tumble dryer have been added to make your stay more comfortable.

 

When it’s time to leave the bliss of your temporary home, take the dog for a run along the shore – watch her run along happily with her ears flapping in the breeze as you absorb tranquil views across the bay. In the pretty, traditional village of Auchencairn (2 miles) you’ll find a shop among the whitewashed stone cottages. In Palpackie (6.5 miles) there’s a pub where dogs are welcome in the bar and bistro.

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

  • 1 bedroom – 1 king-size
  • 1 bathroom – with bath and separate shower and WC
  • Wine-cooler, gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Private hot tub
  • Ample parking
  • Beach on site, shop/post office 2 miles, shops, pubs, restaurants 10.5 miles
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Regret not suitable for children over 6 months
  • Please note- hot tub will be drained early on the morning of departure
  • TV with Freeview, TV with Blu-ray DVD, Freeview in lounge
  • 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 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Judith 29th May 2021

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Absolutely beautiful holiday. This is our second visit and it was even better second time round. Thank you

Reviewed by Doreen 15th May 2021

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Lovely week, superb lodge, perfect location for relaxing In the hot tub and gazing over the Solway Coast. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by Julie 8th May 2021

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Stunning views, peaceful and the little extra touches by Mrs McTaggart were amazing. Thoroughly enjoyed our break.

Reviewed by Dominic 1st May 2021

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Fantastic week at Rascarrel bay, an absolute hidden gem of a place and we will certainly be returning in the future!

Reviewed by Barbara 3rd October 2020

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Fantastic location and warm comfortable lodge. We enjoyed the views from the windows, the walks around and about and coming home to a hot tub and luxury accommodation was perfect.

Reviewed by Anthony 12th September 2020

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Absolutely fabulous. The accommodation was 5 star comfort and cleanliness. The location tick all our boxes, the Wife, dog and myself. For a very quiet and get away from it all holiday. To cap it all in one word from all of us all, Blissful. Would definitely go back again

Reviewed by Patricia 5th September 2020

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If you want peace and quiet right next to the sea and in a stunning lodge then this place is perfect

Reviewed by Judith 29th August 2020

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Beautiful place, cottage was exceptionally clean. Fantastic views of bay from windows and balcony.lovely in the hot tub Nice area, but not much within walking distance. Balcary hotel is about hours walk away,around 2 or 3 miles, two different routes. Easy walking shorter route or over cliffs, which is not for the faint hearted. Also can walk to vilRead morelage shop/ tea room. But again around a couple of miles. Very quiet and relaxing, loved it. Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 15th August 2020

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The accommodation was Suburb!!! Everything had been thought of to make the stay comfortable & easy! The surroundings are breathtaking, leaving you feeling very peaceful & well rested! My husband & I were sad to leave and would recommend the lodges to anyone - well worth every penny !!!

Reviewed by Robert 1st August 2020

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If you like a secluded and peaceful break with all mod cons this is ideal. The hot tub is bliss,as you can relax with a drink and watch the waves roll onto the shore. Excellent walks in the area for us humans and doggie companions. Castle Douglas is only a 20 minute drive for good shopping.

Reviewed by William 17th July 2020

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This is the most comfortable lodge we have stayed in with everything you need with beautiful views and walks and so peaceful will return Billy and Brenda

Reviewed by Nick 15th March 2020

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Reviewed by Hannah 6th March 2020

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Superb holiday lodge in an idyllic location.

Reviewed by Graham 2nd March 2020

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They have thought of everything , Even looking after our dog Max who had his own towel, mat, treats To the adults , wine, chocs, flowers Plus lots more . The views to die for So peaceful and relaxing I didnt want to come home

Reviewed by Alexandra 26th October 2019

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We had a great holiday in lodge 4. Amazing location and very well equipped. The hot tub is an added bonus with amazing views.

Reviewed by Anne 12th October 2019

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Beautiful location . Cottage comfortable. Hot tub looking out to sea under the stars bliss.

Reviewed by Sarah 5th October 2019

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A fabulous location right by the sea front. Not overlooked by anyone. Very clean, and everything needed to make a comfortable stay. Just fabulous.

Reviewed by Alan 7th September 2019

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Wonderful location Facilities first class Very dog friendly

Reviewed by Suzanne 17th August 2019

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Lovely clean lodge and very well equipped, we really enjoyed our stay at this peaceful location with stunning sea views.

Reviewed by Fiona 6th July 2019

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These holiday homes are so well kitted out - the kitchen had everything g I could think of, so it was like a home away from home. The view was amazing, and I loved spending our evenings in the hot tub looking across the water. Ok, so it's pretty far from everything, but if you want to escape for a bit, thrse cottages are perfect Don't expect any phRead moreone signal though - thank goodness for WiFi! Hide

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