Where History Meets Luxury Stay at The Old Millhouse, is proud to be winners of The Scottish Thistle Awards 2018 for Best Self Catering Experience , The Old Millhouse situated in the Historic Town of Dalkeith, 8 miles from the city of Edinburgh, Set in 3 .5 acres of sweeping lawns with the River Esk wrapping its way round the perimeter.
5 mins walk to the town centre and local restaurants. The house is also conveniently reached in 20 minutes from Edinburgh Airport and 1 hour from Glasgow Airport, the local train station Eskbank, Scottish Borders Railway a short 5 minute drive or taxi from the house takes you into Edinburgh centre in 10 minutes and access to main line to the North and South.
The house has central heating throughout, a real flame gas fire keeps you cosy in the Orangery and for an authentic country house atmosphere light the open log fire in the drawing room, where seasoned dried logs all chopped and ready to go.
Wi fi is available throughout the building and smart TV s to watch in drawing room and kitchen. A fully equipped kitchen is at your disposal, with induction range cooker, a Nespresso coffee machine is available to make your mornings latte.
A fully stocked Fridge full of Scottish breakfast goodies all ready and waiting for your arrival and the freezer has all the ice you will need.
A selection of teas and coffees are provided for the duration of your stay. No need to visit the supermarket
The house has 5 beautiful decorated bedrooms with the world famous Hypnos Beds which ensure a perfect nights sleep, feather duvets or Wool duvet can be requested, pure white cotton bedlinen and quilts adorn every bed.
All bedrooms are en suite with Bath robes, fluffy white towels and Scottish toiletries and Fresh flowers just add that finishing touch
The soothing sounds of the river make it hard to believe you’re just a few miles from the city centre, and as you wander the woodland and banks of the South Esk, the wonderful variety of trees means birdsong is never far away. The sweeping green lawns take you to the river,
Fishing can be arranged at no extra charge and the house is perfectly set up for a group of enthusiasts or friends who’d like to try their hand with a rod. The river is home to sea trout and the occasional salmon and depending on the season, its banks are scattered with snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells.
The South facing outside patio with BBQ perfect for outdoor eating and enjoying the evening sun.
A meet and greet service will welcome you to the house to go through how everything works.
House management reside in the grounds so are available to assist with any questions you may have.
Luxury mini bus transport is available to hire if wishing to visit surrounding areas or even other parts of Scotland.