Scottish castle dating back 170 years goes on sale for over £4.5m

Ormiston Castle in Kirknewton dates back to 1851 and has been restored while maintaining period features.

A historic Scottish baronial-style castle which has undergone a full refurbishment has gone on the market for over £4.5m.

Ormiston Castle, in Kirknewton, dates back to 1851 and sits within 15 acres of land and has a tennis court and equestrian facilities.

The B-listed property was designed by the architect behind Fettes College and the Bank of Scotland head office building on The Mound in Edinburgh, David Bryce.


In 2019, Scottish Field reported that that the “land on which the house stands was formerly part of the Ormiston Hill Estate which was owned by William Cullen, a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and a friend of Adam Smith and David Hume”.

The property has been fully refurbished, whilst maintaining its period features.

The ground floor boasts an entrance vestibule and hallway, reception room, dining room, living room, bedroom with en-suite shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, butlers kitchen, boot room, utility and two cloakrooms.

There are five bedrooms on the first floor, three with ensuite facilities and one with a dressing room as well as a living room, bathroom and shower room.


On the garden level, the property has a bar, wine cellar, plant room, and store.

The property is being sold by Ellisons for offers over £4.5m.

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