Inside this beautiful house, you have sole access to the top two floors - The Merchant's House.
The Merchant's House is furnished and presented to a high standard so you will enjoy a splendid stay here.
There is a lift to the first floor, which has a double bedroom and shower room suitable for disabled guests. The views from the house are wonderful, looking over the busy harbour, Eyemouth and beyond to the sea. There is much to do locally - you can stroll along the jetty to the town for good food, shopping and award winning local ice-cream or you can actively enjoy the local diving centre, rent a boat for fishing, enjoy fantastic walks or just explore this lovely Border region and coastline.
The Merchant's House is very special and for larger parties you can also take Nisbet's Tower for two people. Situated nearby, it was the Dovecote for the house, now converted to a 1 bedroom holiday house.
Included: Linen and towels and electricity and heating.
Dishwasher, fridge freezer, double oven, electric hob, microwave, washer. TV and DVD player.
Ground Floor: Entrance staircase and hallway. Large spacious bright sitting room with views across harbour. Double doors to dining room also with views across harbour. Compact and well equipped kitchen. Double bedroom with 4-poster bed. Shower room with disabled access. Lift to ground floor.
First Floor: 2 Twin bedrooms. 1 Twin bedroom with delightful built in box-bed suitable for child. 1 dble bedroom. 2 bathrooms, 1 with freestanding claw foot bath.
Gunsgreen: The Merchant's House, Eyemouth
•Sleeps 10 (+1) 4 twin, 2 double (I built in box bed)
•Short breaks welcome
Our two wedding venues are the panelled reception room on the ground floor and John Nisbet's Drawing Room on the first floor. You or your guests can stay here as well, in the Apartment.
Built by local smuggler and merchant John Nisbet in the 1750s, Gunsgreen House - described in the eighteenth century as a "Splendid Palace" - offers something for everyone:
•Smuggling experience: see how Eyemouth was a hotbed of the smuggling trade, with John Nisbet at the centre
•Vaulted cellars: the Smuggling Experience is in the great storage cellars where John Nisbet kept his goods, both honestly traded and otherwise!
•Hiding places built into the House, especially the Tea Chute: a unique survivor of the days when tea smuggling could make fortunes
•John Adam house: an Edinburgh Town House in the Borders
•Furnished rooms - showing rooms from the main periods in the history of the house, from John Nisbet to the Rev George Home to Mrs Dougal's Guest House
•Admire the beautiful setting overlooking the busy fishing harbour