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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. Please note: Due to location, connectivity can vary
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Nicola Skelton

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 40 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Janet 3rd October 2022

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Beautiful place to stay but the water issue should be mentioned in the booking ( luckily we took bottle water ) shops are a car journey away and to eat somewhere decent its a 10 mile drive ( we didnt mind as we also live rurally ) the walks and views were amazing

Reviewed by Les 24th September 2022

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A great place to go and relax. Spotlessly clean, well equipped. Will be booking again for next year.

Reviewed by Fiona 10th September 2022

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If you are looking for total luxury and relaxation, then this is the place! Rascarrel Bay lodge 2 was absolutely perfect for us to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. From our arrival to us sadly leaving, it was an amazing holiday. The lodge is spotlessly clean with everything in it you could ever need. The arrival gifts were a lovely surprise Read moreand it was so relaxing sitting in the hot tub looking out over the Solway Firth. Thank you. We shall certainly be back! Hide

Reviewed by David 3rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Frank 20th August 2022

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Enjoyable break

Reviewed by John 23rd July 2022

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Reviewed by Elaine 16th July 2022

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Its a stunning lodge.

Reviewed by Alan 2nd July 2022

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Very easy, well informed booking and arrival information. A fantastic cottage, in a lovey setting was very clean, comfortable and relaxing, with all the amenities required. We will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Simon 25th June 2022

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Beautiful lodge, location & view, even in the stormiest weather. Not the most convenient place for shops & tourist attractions, be prepared to travel.

Reviewed by Judith 11th June 2022

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Fabulous location, wonderfully quiet with great views and lots of wildlife. First rate accommodation.

Reviewed by Roger 28th May 2022

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Our 4th stay at Rascarrel Bay Lodges and we are never disappointed. We will be back, you can be sure of that! Totally loved it...

Reviewed by Raymond 21st May 2022

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If you're after a quiet, peaceful holiday, with beautiful scenery on the doorstep, you can't find anything better. The accommodation is superb, absolutely spotless, with everything you can possibly need, plus a few extras! A lovely vase of fresh flowers, a little box of delicious chocolates, a small packet of scrumptious fudge, a rather nice bottleRead more of wine ( already chilled in a wine cooler), and a pint of milk, plus some bottled water to set us off - what a welcoming start. Reluctant to leave Hide

Reviewed by Jean 7th May 2022

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Absolutely loved our two weeks at Rascarrel Bay Lodge 2. The scenery is out of this world. You got the feeeling of being on another planet! Exemplary cleaning regime. It's the first holiday rental where the windows and verandah glass is cleaned after each letting. Such pleasant owners too. A great credit for all their hard work in keeping the lodgeRead mores in such prestine condition. Thanks to the McTaggart family for their hospitality and Holiday Cottages for advertising the properties. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 16th April 2022

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Reviewed by David 19th March 2022

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I would recommend The Rascarrel Bay luxury lodge without hesitation

Reviewed by Margaret 20th February 2022

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2nd visit and loved it just as much as previous visit. Easy arrival, lovely welcome treats, accommodation immaculate. Very cosy for February even in the storms. The view is spectacular and in our opinion cant be beaten, a forever changing canvas just wonderful.

Reviewed by Jason 12th February 2022

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Reviewed by Ann Elizabeth 29th January 2022

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So clean just how I like it and the most beautiful location ok its in the middle of Nowhere and for couples only I really liked that too

Reviewed by Mark 29th November 2021

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Reviewed by Jill 21st November 2021

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Perfect 5 days - views from the lodge are amazing - sunrise and sunset beautiful. The lodge is exactly what is described - immaculately clean and equipped with some lovely little touches for when you arrive. Would recommend for a very relaxing break with great walks on your doorstep. Thank you.

Reviewed by Wendy 13th November 2021

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Reviewed by Anne 6th November 2021

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A lovely lodge in a beautiful setting.

Reviewed by Gillian 3rd November 2021

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Fabulous little lodge with amazing views, great walks and clean 5 star facilities. Would definitely return

Reviewed by Laura 30th October 2021

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We had a lovely stay in lodge 2. The lodges are fantastic with everything you need and a lovely little welcome gift on arrival. Beautiful setting with amazing views and sunrises. Walk straight from the door around the bays or venture out in the car to some lovely places. We had a problem with our hot tub on the first night but Fiona came straight dRead moreown to try and rectify this. Super helpful and friendly owners. Would definitely recommend the lodges for a relaxing stay away from it all. Hide

Reviewed by Alan 16th October 2021

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This is a luxurious and extremely comfortable place to stay. On arrival we found the lodge to be spotlessly clean and it was clear that Covid protocols were being adhered to, which was reassuring. In terms of equipment there is really everything you might need and the generous welcome pack was appreciated. The Lodge is situated, almost literally onRead more the shore, and offers fantastic views across the Solway. The location is ideal for exploring the coast and countryside of Galloway. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 9th October 2021

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Lodge 2 is in a fabulous location, so quiet and peaceful, fully equipped with everything you need, a comfortable bed and all in all a fabulous holiday.

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!

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