The House

The Perfect Retreat

Stay at Gilmerton House

Gilmerton House is an elegant, tranquil retreat with 6 exquisite reception rooms and 10 luxurious bedrooms with their own bathrooms. The Georgian stately home is conveniently located just 40 minutes from Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, and the International Airport, sitting peacefully in its own thousand acre East Lothian estate.

Up to 20 guests can stay overnight in our magnificent country house rental and a further 6 in our 5 star Lodge’s 3 bedrooms.

“The ambience, the history, the way it looks, the grounds, hideaway location. It’s got that unique feeling. The location near Edinburgh is good. .. The team are always good!"

Andrew Burnet, A Boutique DMC
Luxury Five Star

House Accommodation

For more than 30 years, Gilmerton House has been operating successful as an exclusive use property, 10 beautiful bedrooms all yours for luxurious leisure breaks and rentals. Unlike a hotel, Gilmerton House offers complete privacy with no other guests, perfect for luxury overnight stays and residential meetings.

Find Out More
Extremely Comfortable

The Lodge

Nestling at the entrance to Gilmerton House is our luxury Lodge, a beautiful five star, Victorian cottage, a perfect self-catering holiday rental. With a wood burner and gardens with patio and seating area, it’s ideal for cosy nights in, as well as alfresco dining and star gazing.

Find Out More
On Scotland's Golf Coast

Golf Holidays

Aptly known as ‘Scotland’s golf coast’, East Lothian has more than 20 challenging and famous golf courses, Muirfield, North Berwick and Gullane amongst them. Georgian Gilmerton House or the Lodge is a perfect base for fantastic golf holidays.

Find Out More
Under-stated grandeur

Butler Service

If you choose to have a butler at your house party, your butler will ensure that your guests are cared for in the way that best suits their personality and needs. Our butlers take their inspiration from the under-stated grandeur of our welcoming Georgian mansion house. Our butler service is an optional extra.

Find Out More
Historic house stays


You’ve found the perfect retreat for a luxury leisure break or executive retreat. The house boasts 10 immaculate double bedrooms with exemplary ensuite bathrooms. Each bedroom is equipped with a flat screen television, tea and coffee making facilities, robes and towels, and, of course, breath-taking views.

You’ll also love the inviting Drawing Rooms, the panelled Music with its Rococo swirls, and the elegant Dining Room.

A full butler service is provided for overnight guests.

Find Out More