Gainsborough House is a retirement centre situated in the popular village of Milborne Port. Individual units are situated around a courtyard and garden, each with its own front door. Residents at Gainsborough retain their personal independence. All units include shower, toilet and small kitchen. Singles have a large bed-sitting room; doubles have separate bedroom and sitting room.
Residents may use their own furniture or that provided by the Trust. There are two utility rooms available to residents. Vacant units often become available for short-term or long-term residents.
There are two lounges for the use of all residents, one with a television and the other a quiet lounge, and a small chapel or meeting room. Off-road parking is available for residents and their visitors.