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Gorebridge House

Chateau with 11 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms in Arniston/Cockpen, Scotland

From £6,646 per week

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Chateau to rent in Arniston/Cockpen, Scotland

The Gorebridge House is located just 9 miles from Edinburgh in 30 acres of stunning natural Scottish countryside. In the shadow of the Pentland Hills.

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 34
  • 11 Bedrooms
  • 14 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Open fire

Chateau overview - owner's description

The Gorebridge House is located just 9 miles from Edinburgh in 30 acres of stunning natural Scottish countryside. In the shadow of the Pentland Hills, it offers guests the luxury and serenity of a country retreat with the advantage of good transport links to the capital - only 30 mins away by car.

Ideally suited to large group bookings, whether for a family party, office function stag or hen do, the house sleeps 22 in the eight main bedrooms on the first floor, with space for an additional 12 guests in three more bedrooms located on the lower ground floor. More than enough space for guests to enjoy a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Please note that there is an additional charge of £250 per stay for the use of the hot tub. This facility should be requested in advance so that the owners can prepare, fill and heat the hot tub in time for your arrival.
Interested in staying at Christmas or New Year's? The house is £8520 for a 5 night stay. Please contact Oliver's VIP Concierge service for an accurate quote on a weekly stay.
Good news! This property is available as a Vill'otelYey! Wait… what is that?
It's the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel. What's included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.


The house has eight bedrooms on the first floor, 2 of which are spacious family rooms and all of which are en suite. Each is individually decorated to a high standard with options to configure the rooms as twin rooms or king rooms.
The additional three en suite bedrooms are located on the lower ground floor, one of which is a spacious family room.
The kitchen in found on the ground floor, at the heart of the house. It can comfortably seat 8 guests for breakfast, or perhaps children for tea time. With space to prepare a meal for the entire house, the kitchen does not pull any punches as the focus point for the house.
Across the main hall from the kitchen is the grand hall and dining room. The dining room with seat up to 22 people around the table to enjoy a cosy meal after an enjoyable day. The grand hall is a lavishly furnished space with a log stove as the focal point. Four comfortable sofas, grand piano and exquisite chinese rosewood locker add to the feeling of grandeur in this room.
Also on the ground floor, guests will find a games room and quiet room for their enjoyment. The games room contains the TV for the property, pool table and dart board and is popular with our party guests. The quiet room is just that, a place to escape and read, relax or unwind.
Please find the details re the bedroom configuration detailed below:
1st Floor Left Side – sleep up to 11 guests
1) Double sleeps 2 e/s shower only
2) Twin or Double with Bunk Bed e/s shower only
3) Twin - e/s with shower in bath
4) Triple - e/s with shower in bath
1st Floor Right Side - sleep up to 15 guests
5) Twin plus bunk e/s with shower in bath
6) Triple e/s with shower in bath
7) Quad with Bunk (sleeps six) - opposite separate w/c and shower in bath
8) Double Bridal - ensuite bridal bath no shower – (only used for weddings)
Total 1st Floor - 26
Basement - sleep up to 8 guests
9) Double plus Bunk - e/s shower in bath
10) Double - e/s shower in bath
11) Twin - e/s shower and w/c
12) Double e/s bathroom, with bath only and w/c
13) not in use
Ground Floor Right - 4
14) (Door unmarked) twin room
15) Twin


We are located 9 miles from Edinburgh, with all the delights the city has to offer. If guests do not want to drive into the city centre, there is a convenient park and ride service 5 miles from us.

In the more immediate vacinity, we have the villages of Bonnyrigg, Dalkeith and Newton-Grange. All offering the local pubs, restaurants and amenities associated with village life. Including the Sun Inn, an award winning gastro-pub which serves excellent food and delicious beers and wines.

Gorebridge is our nearest village with small village shop and pub, is near enough for guests to get to without the use of a car if the mood strikes.

The local area is full of things to do, for the more active, mountain biking and walking can be found in the near by Pentland hills, we have an excellent shoot about 10 minutes away by car and of course, the Scottish Mining Museum, which speaks for itself - and is very popular with our younger guests.


Good news! For a little extra, This property is available as a Vill'otelWith a vill'otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:

  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily maid service
  • Deluxe welcome hamper with local delicacies
  • Welcome drinks for your group
  • Fridge-stocking service
  • Private chef serviceInterested?
    If you'd like to book the Vill'otel serviced option, contact us on for a tailor-made quote! Typical costs range between £100-£250 per person per week dependent on requirements.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested at the time of booking.


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This chateau is:

27.78km from Edinburgh Airport

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Updated 4 July 2018

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 16 July - 18 December 2018: changeover days are Monday and Friday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 19 December 2018 - 3 January 2019: changeover days are Monday and Friday and the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 3 January 2019 - 20 December 2020: changeover days are Monday and Friday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 21 December 2020 - 4 January 2021: changeover days are Monday and Friday and the minimum stay is 5 nights.



  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally



11 bedrooms, Sleeps 34


14 bathrooms


Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable


Central heating, Open fire



Suitable for

Hen or stag groups