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Loch Carlingwark Lodge 2

Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 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

  • Enjoy al fresco dining and admire the splendid views from the spacious balcony
  • Stylish reverse-level property with wonderful views over Carlingwark Loch
  • Explore the beautiful rugged coastline and wonderful beaches of the Solway Firth
Property code: 59638

Stylish reverse-level house with private hot tub and balcony enjoying splendid views over Carlingwark Loch, Screel and Bengairn hills, nestled just a short stroll from the town’s amenities.

Located in the historic marketing town of Castle Douglas, known as Scotland’s ‘Food Town’. The town has a unique shopping experience with an array of speciality shops, numerous eateries and a traditional friendly pub. Explore The Galloway Forest Park and the fantastic Red Kite Trail. Enjoy dark sky stargazing, with the area awarded the status of being one of only four "Dark Sky Parks" in the western world! Visit the historic Threave Castle, situated on an island in the River Dee. Located on the banks of Loch Ken, is the Galloway Activity Centre. Perfect for water sports enthusiasts and has an amazing choice of activities including laser tag, archery and a 25 foot climbing tower with zipwire to enjoy.  Both the Cocoa Bean Chocolate Factory and Cream of Galloway visitor centre are a short drive away and offer an excellent day out for all of the family!

Stepping inside the reverse-level stylish house from the front enclosed garden into the hall, through to the light and bright super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as a twin on request at the point of booking) with a wall mounted flat screen Smart TV/DVD, iPod docking station and french doors leading out to the enclosed patio area with private hot tub. Followed by the lovely stylish bathroom with a shower over the bath and WC. The next bedroom is the pretty super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom (which can be made up as a twin on request at the point of booking) with iPod docking station and wall mounted Smart TV/DVD. Completing the ground floor is the utility area located under the stairs with washer/dryer. Heading up the stairs you are met with the spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner area. The lounge with full length bi-folding doors on to the splendid balcony, enjoying magnificent views over Carlingwark Loch. The kitchen area is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. With the dining area, ideal for romantic and family gatherings. The lounge area is also the perfect place to relax and enjoy a good film on the Smart TV, or to listen to your favourite music on the iPod docking station. Followed by the stylish shower room shower and WC.

Heading outside to the front of the property is the small enclosed garden with table and chairs, bike store and BBQ. With the fully enclosed rear patio with a wonderful private hot tub to enjoy. There is a large balcony on the first floor, with comfy seating area perfect for al fresco dining and to admire the magnificent views over the loch and beyond. Off-road parking is available for two cars, directly in front of the property. For larger parties, both Loch Carlingwark Lodge and Lodge 2 can be booked together, they are adjoining properties and both the patio and balconies have interconnecting gates to allow access between the two properties.

  • 2 bedrooms – 2 super-king-size zip-and-link (both of which can be made up as a twin on request at the point of booking)
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and coffee maker
  • Utility area with washer/dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed Garden
  • 1 small dog welcome - weighing around 30 pounds (14kg) or less -  not permitted in bedrooms
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • Bike storage available
  • Smart TV and iPod docking station in lounge and Smart TV/DVD and iPod docking station in both bedrooms
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Repeat bookers can receive 5% discount off accommodation cost if booked within a week of visit - please contact 01237 426781 to arrange booking with discount.
  • Provisional Short Term Let Licence - DG 01074 P
  • EPC Rating - Band B
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Lisa Hogg

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Lisa.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Elaine, 17th February 2024

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This property was amazing, spotless, beautifully equipped with comfortable furnishings. Bed super comfy with easy access to wonderful hot tub. Its ideally located you have the best of both worlds, lovely view of the loch, while conveniently few minutes walk to the town. Owner has put a lot of thought into his beautiful apartment. We loved our weeksRead more holiday and would definitely return. Five stars. Hide

Reviewed by June, 10th February 2024

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Was so clean and fresh wanted to move in. Would recommend to everyone. Most enjoyable few days

Reviewed by Lennox, 22nd January 2024

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This is most definitely a five star property and one of the best we have stayed in. Everything is of an extremely high standard and has been carefully and lovingly thought out. Can happily recommend for a stay.

Reviewed by Alistair, 30th December 2023

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Lovely apartment. Spotlessly clean with all mod cons. Great central location to town centre and lovely loch. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Pamela, 3rd November 2023

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Excellent holiday accommodation in an ideal location. Relaxing time had by all.

Reviewed by John, 21st October 2023

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Lovely apartment lives up to its 5 star rating Recommend it to anyone looking for quality in that part of Scotland

Reviewed by Anne, 23rd September 2023

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Reviewed by Michael, 16th September 2023

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The accommodation was outstanding with a tremendous attention to detail and quality. Would highly recommend the apartment to anyone looking for holiday break. We were happy just to stay at the apartment and take in the activity overlooking the Loch. However, you cannot visit Scotland without visiting some of the outstanding sights and scenery. We hRead moread our dog with us who was a little confused over the upside down living, but soon got the hang of it she loved the balcony views too. Hide

Reviewed by Trevor, 9th September 2023

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The appartment was idealy situated overlooking the park and loch. The room was spacious and the bedrooms comfortable. The hot tub was ideal to relax every day.

Reviewed by Roger, 12th August 2023

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Reviewed by Nicola, 15th July 2023

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We stayed here July, it was beautiful the views were amazing sitting on the balcony, The hot tub was so lovely, what a lovely holiday, everything you needed was in the apartment so clean, my Scottie dog had a lovely time, Also a lovely welcome pack, thankyou for a lovely week

Reviewed by Robert, 8th July 2023

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Lovely view of the loch, good walks. Playground in front of the house but that didnt bother us at all. Lovely place and lovely people

Reviewed by Leanne, 24th June 2023

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Lovely upside down house, amazing view of the Loch. We all loved the hot tub, the place was clean and tidy and thank you for the goody box and cake

Reviewed by Dennis, 17th June 2023

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The cottage was clean and tidy. Bed very comfortable. nice view from the balcony . Please be aware that there is a children's play area very close to the cottage. Overall top marks.

Reviewed by John, 11th June 2023

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The lodge needs to be seen to appreciate just how high end everything is, right down to the Denby crockery. We were very fortunate with the weather but this was the most comfortable, relaxing break we have ever had. The bedrooms and beds are excellent, the bathrooms are amazing and the whole upstairs, including the bi-fold doors and balcony are fanRead moretastic. Wed definitely recommend the lodge to anyone. Hide

Reviewed by Carol, 20th May 2023

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An excellent property, everything was to a very high standard, one of the best we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Julie, 7th May 2023

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Had a fantastic stay , very clean ,Morden massive chocolate cake , hamper and fresh flowers such thoughtful touches .

Reviewed by Paul, 26th March 2023

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One of the best holiday homes we have stayed in. It was my wife's 60 th birthday and she really loved the home and the hot tub. Ideal for base for touring the area. Owners have put a lot of work into the property. It had all the mod cons you need and was spotless which I liked as I am quite fussy. So thank you all.

Reviewed by Richard, 18th March 2023

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Very clean and well appointed.

Reviewed by Alison, 4th February 2023

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The apartment was very well equipped and had a high end finish. The bedrooms and bathrooms were excellent.

Reviewed by Nicola, 8th January 2023

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A home from home but better. The apartment is stunning with views to match. Very very clean and well maintained. The information book that the owner supply is brilliant. Lovely shops on the high street that is minutes away with everything you need. Moores chip ship at the top of street with proper chippy chips amazing. Drove to Dumfries and anotherRead more couple of places but we wanted a relaxing holiday so spent a lot of time in hot tub. Great walk around the loch and back along high street Hide

Reviewed by John, 24th September 2022

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Fulfilled all the claims and more from the brochure. Not very often that happens Thanks for your part in a lovely week

Reviewed by David, 17th September 2022

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Reviewed by Gillian, 3rd September 2022

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A very comfortable, contemporary accommodation in a lovely location. We particularly liked the feature wall in the open plan living area. The bed was very comfy and we loved having a hot tub to have the use of at the end of a busy day. There was lots of extras, coffee machine, sandwich maker etc. There was only the two of us, so it was a great advaRead morentage to have our own bathrooms. Hide

Reviewed by Fiona, 20th August 2022

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I think everything was pretty perfect, thank you

Reviewed by Dave, 13th August 2022

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Reviewed by Claire, 6th August 2022

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The apartment could not have suited us better. The location gave us the best of many worlds - tranquil loch plus grassy park where we could walk the dog; charming main street for groceries, gifts and eateries; and a number of beaches and tourist attractions a stones throw away. The apartment itself was shiny, tasteful and kitted out with everythingRead more we needed and more. Comfy beds and a balcony where we spent many hours. Lots of lovely small touches too: guest slippers and a welcome basket. Fab! Hide

Reviewed by Iain, 9th July 2022

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Very spacious and comfortable accommodation with all mod cons. Great idea to have the house designed upside down which worked for the open plan living and balcony.

Reviewed by Hazel, 2nd July 2022

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The house was amazing with everything you could want for the perfect holiday. The owner's attention to detail was greatly appreciated, as was the excellent welcome basket & fresh flowers waiting for us on arrival. We all had an excellent time!

Reviewed by Steve, 25th June 2022

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Fantastic property. Great views over the loch. Comfy beds. Well worth it. Great for a "chill out " break. Thank you

Reviewed by Gillian, 21st May 2022

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Always 5 Stars for this lovely holiday property. My hubby & I have stayed 3 times now and hope to return again for another relaxing break.

Reviewed by Ray, 14th May 2022

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Beautifully decorated apartment, loved the balcony with view across the Loch, very comfortable beds and sofas, everything required was at hand, highly recommend.

Reviewed by Alan, 30th April 2022

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Delightful accommodation, beautifully presented, everything for a perfect holiday supplied, very generous welcome pack.

Reviewed by Jacqueline, 2nd April 2022

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Excellent accommodation, spotless and quality furnishings. The view from the balcony was beautiful and it's a dog walkers paradise. The locals were so friendly and always stopped to say hello and chat. Well done 5 star stay.

Reviewed by Lynn, 26th March 2022

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Fabulous cottage in a super friendly location, cant wait to hook up to go back

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Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

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