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The Old Millhouse

Dalkeith, Midlothian

An historic, country house with exclusive, five-star luxuries; set in a peaceful sanctuary just a few miles from Edinburgh…

  • 10
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£795-1500 per night

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Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 2 nights low season & 7 nights high season

How to book

The Old Millhouse is owned and managed by Sally De Waard.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Sally De Waard.

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The highlights
  • The Old Mill House dates back to the 18th century and has a timeless elegance with heritage finery.
  • Set in 3.5 acres of mature, landscaped gardens, it is a peaceful riverside retreat in the Dalkeith countryside.
  • Each traditional room has been exquisitely finished and fuses original features with a modern, country décor.
  • Enjoy secluded country walks or days beside the fire, before mixing long chats, gourmet food and vintage wines.
  • The beautiful city of Edinburgh is just 8 miles away and is a cultural hub with incredible architecture.

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You should know
  • If you want to indulge in the true country house experience, butler and chef services are available on request.
  • The Old Mill House is available to hire for three nights or more.
  • Due to proximity of river, this property is not suitable for young families.

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The detail

Appreciate Scotland’s finer things in life with an escape to this listed country house in the idyllic Dalkeith countryside. Blending contemporary updates with heritage finery, The Old Mill House offers five-star luxury. Its personal touches are hand-picked with the utmost care and capture a timeless elegance that just has to be shared. Enjoy secluded country walks or days beside the fire, before mixing long chats, gourmet food and vintage wines.

The three-storey stone house dates back to the 18th century and is nestled on the rugged banks of the pretty River Esk. Surrounded by 3.5 acres of mature, landscaped gardens, it is a peaceful sanctuary and a sophisticated hideaway. Each traditional room has been exquisitely finished and fuses its original features with a modern, country décor. Colonial touches tell tales of the past and showcase fine Indian silks brought back from far off lands.

Its elegant living areas provide you with a warm and homely welcome and include a large state-of-the-art kitchen with designer mod-cons. An impressive sun room offers seductive garden views and has triple aspect windows which let the sunlight flood through. The classic drawing room is perfect for a pre-dinner tipple, while the beautiful dining table is on hand for three course dining. Spill out on to the garden terrace for a night beneath the stars, before having a sneaky nightcap in your own bar tucked inside the den.

Five sumptuous double/twin bedrooms are spread across the first and second floors and have a unique character with deluxe Hypnos mattresses. Discover Far Eastern textiles and chinoiserie wallpaper alongside delicate ceramics and handmade, woollen blankets. Quirky prints add an eccentric British twist and are joined by vintage fabrics and antique furniture. Sleek en-suite bathrooms bring the rooms right up to date and are complete with thick, fluffy towels and natural toiletries.

When you’re ready to head out and explore the local area, you’ll find a magnificent choice between city and country adventures. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike in the nearby Pentland Hills, or head out with a rod to the famous River Tweed. Stroll through the woodlands or picnic beside the river before admiring the interesting wildlife and wildflower meadows.

When you want to experience the sights and sounds of the city, the historic streets of Edinburgh are just 8 miles further. Known for its incredible architecture and fascinating culture, Edinburgh is one of Europe’s most captivating cities.

Features
Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Dog Friendly
  • Baby Friendly
  • Hot Tub
  • Family Friendly
  • Deluxe
  • Heating
  • No Smoking
  • Underfloor Heating
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
Tech
  • Sonos/Smart Speaker
  • Netflix
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Babysitting
  • Walking distance to pub
  • Cleaning service
Nearby
  • Beach (sea)
  • Markets
  • Restaurants
  • Pub/Bar
  • Ski Resort
  • Mountain Biking
  • Golf
  • Art classes
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
£795-1500 per night
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Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 2 nights low season & 7 nights high season

SAVE TO WISHLIST
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How to book

The Old Millhouse is owned and managed by Sally De Waard.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Sally De Waard.

Request To Book
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  Nearest Airport
12 miles to Edinburgh Airport

Detailed pricing info

Further details www.oldmillhouse.co.uk

Christmas and New Year 2021 - Now Reserved

Christmas 2022 5 Nights Minimum Stay from £7,995.00
New Year 2022 5 Nights Minimum Stay £8,575.00

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