Glencairn House

Thorpeness, Aldeburgh & Surrounding Villages

  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats
  • Special offer£100 off all last minute breaks between 12th April - 28th May 2021. Discount applied when booking. Offer ends 16th April.

You can book this property from:

  • £1,198 per week
  • £171 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This property can be found on Niche Retreats


Glencairn House stands proudly part of Ogilvie Hall in the heart of Thorpeness on the Suffolk Coast. This large and spacious self-catering holiday home has been furnished throughout to an extremely high standard offering guests a truly luxurious and relaxing setting in which to unwind during their holiday. Spread out over four main floors this contemporary property has a variety of communal rooms perfect for entertaining; the beautiful and fully equipped lower ground floor kitchen complete with skylight is outstanding and the two-storey vaulted ceiling of the open plan living area is particularly striking and is complimented by a cosy woodburner. There are five fabulous bedrooms and four bathrooms creating a holiday home with great flexibility for any family or group of friends looking to explore all this part of Suffolk has to offer. Given its central Thorpeness location, Glencairn House is less than 5 minutes' walk to the beach, country club, pub or The Meare so once you have parked the car in the private parking space you can sit back and relax. A holiday at Glencairn House will be one you will remember for all the right reasons and is perfect at any time of year. Go on, treat yourself!
Shop: 2.1 miles Pub: 50 yards

Why we love this property: Glencairn House really stands out from the crowd, a contemporary and luxurious holiday home offering flexible living arrangements whether you are visiting the Suffolk coast with a group of friends or family.

Kitchen: Sleek and stylish space with contemporary appliances including electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, table and chairs for up to twelve guests.
Bedroom 1: Stylish super king bedroom with zip and link bed which can be made into twin beds (please specify your preference at the time of booking) with En-Suite Bathroom: with bath, washbasin and WC.
Utility Room: Washing machine, washbasin and WC.

Open Plan Room with Sitting Area: Fabulous room with vaulted ceiling, smart TV, wood burner and comfortable seating; Dining Area: Table and chairs for eight guests.
Bedroom 2: Stunning double bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room: beautifully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with complimenting wash basin and WC.

Bedroom 3: Cosy space with a single bed which leads to:
Mezzanine Floor (overlooking the open plan sitting and dining room): Small study area with a desk and sofa bed. (please specify if you require the sofa bed at the time of booking)

Bedroom 4: Single bedroom with additional pull out bed (please specify if you require the additional bed at time of booking)
Shower Room: Fully tiled shower cubicle complimented by a washbasin and WC.
Small Kitchenette Cupboard: Tea and coffee making facilities and wash basin.
Bedroom 5: Gorgeous king bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room: luxurious walk-in shower cubicle, washbasin and WC.

Parking: Private for two cars and further parking can be found within the grounds.
Heating: Gas underfloor heating, woodburner.
Pets: One small, well-behaved dog welcome.
Notes: Wi-Fi, linen and towels provided.
Security Deposit: A £400 security deposit is required 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Just a mile north of Aldeburgh is this fascinating seaside village, built in the 1920s by Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie, an architect, barrister and playwright. The mock Tudor style of building is now the hallmark of Thorpeness, where the amenities include the Dolphin Inn, the Thorpeness Hotel with its 18-hole golf club, a country club with tennis courts and the Mere - a large shallow boating lake with tearooms nearby. The beaches are mainly sandy and behind the village is a myriad of footpaths over heath and common land.


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds (combine for king/super king)


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 5 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Family friendly


  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.02 miles
  • Shop 2.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.