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Sleeps - 20
Region - Edinburgh & The Lothians
Activities Beach · Falconry · Golf · Riding · Whisky Tasting
Facilities Snooker / Billiards · Wifi
Features Fully Catered
Located on Edinburgh’s doorstep and within reach of North Berwick’s stunning beaches and ancient castles, Gilmerton House warmly welcomes guests for private stays, golfing retreats, exclusive events and celebrations throughout the year.
Gilmerton House is a handsome Grade A listed Georgian Mansion situated in the heart of East Lothian, just 30 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh.
Set in 100 acres of garden and woodland, this luxury retreat offers a high level of accommodation and service, including the option of your own personal butler. The ten luxuriously appointed bedrooms provide accommodation for up to 20 guests. The magnificent Music Room accommodates up to 50 guests for dining.
The Laundry House, originally built in 1804, is a stunning event space perfect for celebratory dinners, parties and receptions. The Laundry House offers a private event space for up to 100 guests. The Rose Garden at Gilmerton is the perfect secluded location for a marquee-based wedding reception and can accommodate large numbers.
Gilmerton Lodge located just outside the main gates to Gilmerton House, provides 5-star self-catered accommodation for an additional 6 guests.
Gilmerton House’s location for a golfing retreat, is unrivalled – close proximity to Muirfield, North Berwick, The Renaissance Club and Gullane and only a short hop from St Andrews… An extensive range of onsite activities are possible, including croquet, falconry, archery, wine or whisky tastings and your very own new 220 yd driving range!
Gilmerton House is a magnificent home owned by the Kinloch family, whose ancestors have lived there for twelve generations.
Many thanks to Fay and the team at Gilmerton House for looking after us so well. The House and Estate are stunning, but the excellent level of discreet service from you and your colleagues makes you stand out. I wholeheartedly recommend Gilmerton House as a venue. Thank you so much and we hope to bring more clients to experience Gilmerton House in the near future.
Andrew Burnet, Andrew Burnet & Company Ltd
A family home since the early 1600s, this historic mansion is open to guests who are looking to immerse themselves in the seclusion of the Scottish countryside. Up to twenty guests are welcome to stay in the main house’s ten immaculate bedrooms, all of which are decorated to a high standard.
West Room: King-sized four poster bed. En-suite shower room
Lady Kinloch: King-sized bed. En-suite with roll-top bath and separate shower
Sir David: King-sized four poster bed. Large separate bathroom with roll-top bath and walk-in shower
Dunglass: King-sized bed. Unique en-suite split between two old linen presses
Traprain: Super king/twin beds. En-suite with shower attachment over roll-top bath
Lammermuir: King-sized four poster bed. Separate shower room
Tantallon: King-sized four poster bed. En-suite shower room
Caithness: King-sized bed. En-suite shower wet room
Cologny: Super king/twin beds. Armchair converts into child’s bed. En-suite with shower attachment over roll-top bath
Lyntoun: Super king/twin beds. En-suite with shower attachment over roll-top bath
Fresh towels, linens, robes, Weaver Green throws, ironing facilities, hair dryer, safety deposit box and yoga mat in each bedroom. In addition, locally sourced Laura Thomas Co. plant-based amenities throughout. Guests can also enjoy the DAB Bluetooth Roberts Revival vintage radios in every bedroom.
Gilmerton provides two drawing rooms, a snug, billiards room, guest kitchen, catering kitchen, music room, an incredibly impressive and historic oak-panelled dining room lined with family portraits and antique books.
Marble Reception Hall
2 x large Drawing Rooms with log fires and a Grand Piano
Music Room, also used as a Dining room/Ballroom – can accommodate 50 guests for dining
Guest Kitchen: Aga, Nespresso machine, wine fridge and ice machine
Catering Kitchen: new and fully equipped (separate from the guest kitchen)
Snug/TV room – Board Games, 60′ Smart TV, DVD, Sonos
Fibre optic Wi-Fi throughout the House
Guests have full access to Gilmerton’s digital multimedia platform, featuring a list of international newspapers, magazines, podcasts, books and games.
On arrival you will discover a welcome hamper filled with teas, locally roasted Hometown coffee, soft drinks and snacks.
Gilmerton have their own branded wine…. would be rude not to….
For al fresco dining and relaxation, guests can utilise the gas fire BBQ grill and outdoor firepit.
A fantastic range of garden games are possible at Gilmerton; Corn Hole, Table Tennis, Pétanque, Croquet, Yoga Mats and Badminton. Not to forget the new 220 yd driving range and practice area – clubs and range balls provided!
The Rose Garden at Gilmerton offers a superb venue for a marquee-based wedding reception and can accommodate large numbers. The site is within a picturesque, private and secluded area of the grounds and offers flexibility and choice for a bespoke occasion.
Guests are welcome to use the recently renovated Laundry House during their stay at Gilmerton. Originally built in 1804, this stunning event space is perfect for celebratory dinners, parties and receptions. Gilmerton work with some fabulous local suppliers and event stylists who can help transform this space into the perfect backdrop for any celebration… The Laundry House offers a private event space for up to 100 guests.
Gilmerton Lodge is a 3-bedroomed detached period property located just outside the main gates to Gilmerton House. The Lodge provides 5-star self-catered accommodation. Comprising 1 x master double bedroom with ensuite shower room, 2 further bedrooms (1 x double & 1 x twin), a large bathroom with separate bath and shower, a spacious open-plan living area with wood burning stove and kitchen. The Lodge has a large private garden with terrace. High-speed fibre optic Wi-Fi throughout.
With an impressive selection of links courses on its doorstep – including Muirfield, North Berwick, The Renaissance Club and Gullane – and only a short hop from the home of golf, St Andrews, Gilmerton House’s location for a golfing retreat is unrivalled.
Gilmerton Estate offers 100 acres of private gardens and woodland. You can simply relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings or partake in the large range of garden games available! Corn hole, table tennis, Pétanque, Croquet, Badminton or Yoga to name a few. Not to forget the new 220 yd driving range and practice area – clubs and range balls provided. The Estate can arrange a clay pigeon shoot, archery, falconry display, wine or whisky tasting – all onsite. During your stay at Gilmerton, you also have the nearby option of discovering North Berwick’s stunning beaches and ancient castles.
In addition to the standard inclusions at Gilmerton House, the team can help to arrange a whole host of additional services and activities for guests. These include airport transfers, local transportation, daily Butler service and Housekeeping service.
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