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Watch the evening stars from the hot tub
Or sit out and enjoy an evening listening to the sea lapping the bay
Pretty lights, thoughtful design
Relaxing retreat by the sea
Cosy
Enjoy cooking up a storm in the well equipped kitchen
Relax and read a good book
A perfect romantic getaway
Luxuriously comfortable
Spacious contemporary bathroom
Take a soak in the deep tub
By the sea
Hot tub with a view
Take a seat after a long day exploring
Time to wind down
Panoramic glass enclosed patio to admire the sea views
Take in the stunning sea views
Your four legged friend can enjoy a wee holiday too
Great for gazing out over the Solway coast
Great for watching the sun come up too
Beautiful bay
Hot tub
Enjoy magnificent bay views
1 / 23  Watch the evening stars from the hot tub
2 / 23  Or sit out and enjoy an evening listening to the sea lapping the bay
3 / 23  Pretty lights, thoughtful design
4 / 23  Relaxing retreat by the sea
5 / 23  Cosy
6 / 23  Enjoy cooking up a storm in the well equipped kitchen
7 / 23  Relax and read a good book
8 / 23  A perfect romantic getaway
9 / 23  Luxuriously comfortable
10 / 23  Spacious contemporary bathroom
11 / 23  Take a soak in the deep tub
12 / 23  By the sea
13 / 23  Hot tub with a view
14 / 23  Take a seat after a long day exploring
15 / 23  Time to wind down
16 / 23  Panoramic glass enclosed patio to admire the sea views
17 / 23  Take in the stunning sea views
18 / 23  Your four legged friend can enjoy a wee holiday too
19 / 23  Great for gazing out over the Solway coast
20 / 23  Great for watching the sun come up too
21 / 23  Beautiful bay
22 / 23  Hot tub
23 / 23  Enjoy magnificent bay views

Rascarrel Bay Platinum 4

Castle Douglas (10.5mls SE), 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
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Enjoy amazing relaxation in the private hot tub watching the waves lap the shore
  • Admire the uninterrupted spectacular sea views from the lodge over the private bay
  • Within easy reach of Galloway Forest Park and the '7 Stanes' mountain bike trails
Property code: 64392

Relax and get away from it all to this luxurious contemporary romantic retreat. Unwind in the fantastic private hot tub and enjoy the magnificent sea and beautiful rocky bay views.

This property is nestled on the beautiful private Rascarrel Bay and benefits from spectacular sea views. Located on the stunning Solway Firth, with its 200 miles of beautiful rugged coastline and sandy beaches to explore, guests will never be short of something to do. The nearby pretty little coastal village of Auchencairn has a restaurant, cafe and a handy post office shop. Guests are also within easy reach of Dalbeattie and the wonderful market towns of Castle Douglas Scotland’s ‘Food Town’ and Kirkcudbright well known as the ‘artist’s town’. Enjoy a trip to the castles of Caerlaverock, Drumlanrig and Threave or explore the historic Dundrennan and Sweetheart Abbeys. Golfers will be delighted with an impressive 32 courses in the region or you can just relax and enjoy the area's abundant wild life and the immediate magnificent coastal scenery.

Venturing into the fabulous spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with floor to ceiling full length windows, to admire the stunning coastal views. The lounge, with comfortable sofas and French doors leading out to the enclosed decked area, is a great place to perhaps watch a film on the TV/DVD after a day out exploring this stunning area or simply sit back and take in the breathtaking sea views. The wonderful, bespoke and well-equipped kitchen with mood lighting is the perfect place to cook up a storm with electric oven and gas hob in the large central island, as well as a microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler and seating area. The dining area is the ideal place to enjoy a romantic meal, with sea views and French doors leading out to the hot tub. Heading back through the hallway, you are met with the wonderful king-size bedroom, with magnificent sea views, TV and large dressing room. There is also an exceptionally spacious bathroom with a beautiful contemporary free-standing bath, large separate shower with double headed rain shower and WC. Finally completing the spacious accommodation is the handy utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Stepping outside guests will discover a spacious fully enclosed large patio area providing a safe haven for dogs. Relax and enjoy a dip in the private hot tub and admire the stunning sea views. Enjoy al fresco dining and lazy evening stargazing across the bay. There is also a fully covered decked area,with seating and fantastic multi-coloured, star ceiling mood lighting making this a magical place to be in the evening. There is also a private drive, with ample off-road parking to the side of the lodge.

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

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and wine cooler
  • Utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Private hot tub (bath robes and towels provided)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Complex of properties
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Regret property not suitable for children over 6 month
  • Pubs and restaurant 10.5 miles, shop 2 miles and beach within walking distance
  • Please note- hot tub will be drained early on the morning of departure
  • TV/DVD in lounge and TV in bedroom
  • Private water supply
  • Arrival- 5pm
  • 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 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sandra 27th April 2021

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We have just returned from a lovely relaxing 4 nights away, the lodge was really amzing. Very well equipped to a very high standard. Just loved sitting in the great hot tub looking at the lovely view. Also some lovely walks round about.

Reviewed by Sandra 31st October 2020

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A wonder stay at a beautiful property with stunning views

Reviewed by Donna 24th October 2020

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A beautiful lodge, well equipped and in a peaceful location.

Reviewed by Alison 10th October 2020

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We had an absolutely amazing week here & loved every minute of it! So secluded & quiet. A beautiful cabin in a beautiful place. It is great that dogs are allowed too, our boy totally loved it.

Reviewed by Suzanne 19th September 2020

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We had a peaceful and relaxing stay at Rascarrel. The perfect location to get away from it all. Ideal area for walking the dog.

Reviewed by Geraldine 29th August 2020

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The lodge was perfect in every way location was good was very quiet and peaceful easy drive to local towns and good walking near to hand only thing I wasn't keen on was beach is very rocky

Reviewed by Neil 22nd August 2020

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Reviewed by Carol 18th July 2020

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Reviewed by Philippa 14th March 2020

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Reviewed by Raymond 3rd February 2020

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Reviewed by Amanda 28th December 2019

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fantastic. cottage we will definitely be going back. we had a great week with our 2 dogs couldnt fault it in anyway it was immaculate. clean fantastic location. and so peaceful

Reviewed by Jean 21st December 2019

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Reviewed by Natalie 23rd November 2019

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Reviewed by Paul 9th November 2019

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Great location & amazing lodge. Will definitely be back soon!!!

Reviewed by Sandra 2nd November 2019

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Fabulous holiday as always in an amazing location

Reviewed by Steve 19th October 2019

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Reviewed by Brenda 7th October 2019

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Beautiful apartment, excellent location, views wonderful plus own parking space. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Sarah 28th September 2019

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Amazing lodge, stunning location and fabulous sea views. If youre looking for peace and tranquility this place is perfect for both. If youre looking for costal walks, hill walks and wooded walks again this location is in the right setting without being in the thick of it.

Reviewed by Philip 17th August 2019

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Reviewed by Claire 13th July 2019

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If you want tranquility, peace, with luxury thrown in - this property would be perfect. Fantastic views out to sea

Reviewed by Hilary 6th July 2019

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Reviewed by Des 22nd June 2019

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5 star quality lodge with wonderful uninterrupted panoramic views. Very private and secluded away from the hustle and bustle of city life and very relaxing.

Reviewed by Carol 15th June 2019

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Reviewed by James 8th June 2019

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Great holiday! Very relaxing. Will definitely go back! X

Reviewed by Karen 1st June 2019

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23 more
Watch the evening stars from the hot tub
Or sit out and enjoy an evening listening to the sea lapping the bay
Pretty lights, thoughtful design
Relaxing retreat by the sea
Cosy
Enjoy cooking up a storm in the well equipped kitchen
Relax and read a good book
A perfect romantic getaway
Luxuriously comfortable
Spacious contemporary bathroom
Take a soak in the deep tub
Show 11 moreBy the sea

Location

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To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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