The Laundry House: The New Charming Event Space at Gilmerton House

Gilmerton House, nestled in the captivating Scottish countryside, recently announced the launch of its latest addition, The Laundry House.

This remarkable country retreat is dedicated to delivering unforgettable experiences, and the introduction of the newly renovated event space further amplifies this commitment. Situated at the rear of the house, The Laundry House provides a versatile venue for private parties, corporate events, and weddings, either alongside or independently of the main house. Let’s explore the exceptional features and offerings of this exciting addition to Gilmerton House.

The Charming Rustic Interior of The Laundry House

The Laundry House: The New Charming Event Space at Gilmerton House
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Nestled amidst the picturesque grounds of Gilmerton House, The Laundry House boasts an enchanting rustic interior. Originally constructed in 1804, this meticulously restored property can comfortably accommodate up to 100 seated guests, making it an ideal choice for both intimate gatherings and larger events. The venue features a spacious main room adorned with dark beamed roofs, a wood and flagstone tiled floor, and an exquisite outdoor terrace.

With the inclusion of The Laundry House, Gilmerton House expands its event space options, complementing the existing rooms within the main house. Now, guests have the opportunity to choose The Laundry House according to their specific requirements, eliminating the need for additional marquees.

Discover the Rich History of Gilmerton House

Gilmerton House itself is a historic exclusive-use mansion conveniently located near Edinburgh, offering easy access to North Berwick’s stunning beaches and ancient castles. With a captivating history dating back to the 17th century, this magnificent house has undergone meticulous restoration over the years, including the installation of a biomass boiler. Throughout the year, Gilmerton House warmly welcomes guests for private stays, golfing retreats, exclusive events, and celebrations.

The Laundry House: The New Charming Event Space at Gilmerton House
Image: Sam Temple

Graham Booth, the General Manager of Gilmerton House, expressed his enthusiasm about the newest addition, saying, “We are thrilled to introduce The Laundry House as the latest addition to Gilmerton House. With its rich history, unique character, and stunning location, we believe that ‘The Laundry House’ will cater to a broader range of discerning guests who appreciate the exceptional beauty and tranquillity offered by Gilmerton House and its estate. It will undoubtedly become a popular choice for those seeking to create memorable events.”

Having served as the estate’s laundry, garage, and more recently, a gym, The Laundry House has now undergone a remarkable transformation. This beautiful blank canvas can be tailored to host a wide range of events, from private parties and product launches to yoga retreats and wedding ceremonies. Its versatility serves as a tremendous asset to Gilmerton House, and it is available both as an independent venue and in conjunction with the main house.

The Laundry House: The New Charming Event Space at Gilmerton House
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Immerse Yourself in the Timeless Elegance of Gilmerton House

With roaring log fires and walls adorned with captivating family portraits, Gilmerton House has been a gracious host to events of various sizes for countless years. As a family home since the mid-1600s, it has been passed down through thirteen generations of the Kinloch family. While still in the Kinloch family, this historic mansion is exclusively available for events and private stays, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the serenity of the Scottish countryside.

The main house offers luxurious accommodation options, including ten beautifully appointed bedrooms, a private dining room, a stunning music room, and various living areas. Additionally, guests can indulge in a variety of activities, such as clay pigeon shooting, falconry, archery, and foraging walks. For those seeking additional lodging, there is a Lodge that can comfortably accommodate six guests across three extra bedrooms.

The Laundry House: The New Charming Event Space at Gilmerton House
Image: Sam Temple

Whether you are planning a tranquil retreat, a lively gathering, or a corporate event, Gilmerton House promises to provide a memorable and comfortable experience tailored to meet all your requirements. The unveiling of The Laundry House further enriches the offerings of this esteemed country retreat, ensuring that every occasion is truly exceptional. Immerse yourself in the timeless elegance and warm hospitality of Gilmerton House, where unforgettable memories are waiting to be made.

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