The Luxury Country House

Originally dating from 1703 and one of the most historic buildings in the charming town of Dalkeith, The Old Millhouse is an exclusive use luxury self-catering large country house to rent near Edinburgh, Scotland. The Old Millhouse contains all of the charm of its historic heritage without compromising on modern luxuries such as:

·      The Outdoor Swim Spa / Hot tub
·      Sonos Music System
·      WiFi throughout the property
·      Power showers in all of the bathrooms

Old Mill House nightime

If you’re looking for self-catering luxury accommodation near Edinburgh with a hot tub, you will be truly spoiled with our outdoor swim spa. This can be somewhere to fit in your morning exercise routine or to just relax in the afternoon. We even offer Pilates classes which can be taken around the spa. Consider The Old Millhouse your perfect 5-star luxury Scottish retreat!

The Ground Floor

The Old Millhouse has a contemporary, luxurious finish, using original raw materials such as stone and wood to echo its heritage. The mix of antiques and modern design reflects this balance providing a traditional, country-house feel.

The ground floor is where the magnificent sunroom is located. With glass on three sides, it is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning garden view. It has an impressive remote-controlled fireplace, sofas you can sink into, and a dining table seating ten. It’s the hub of The Old Millhouse. There is also a sleek and professional-standard kitchen with breakfast bar which has all the appliances you’d expect. The ground floor is home to a cosy den with its own bar which is the perfect hideaway for enjoying a wee dram.

The Sun room
the Drawing room

The Drawing Room

Just across from the Millers room on the first floor, there is a beautiful drawing room with a working fireplace and cleverly hidden wall-mounted TV. 

This is a lovely place to relax and watch a movie or the big match, with its window seats and sumptuous fabrics including Indian silks and linens. This is also a lovely place to spend colder evenings in front of the fire.

A Personal Touch 

Owner Sally de Waard has hand-picked every element of the interior from the magnificent textiles and rugs to the paintings and ceramics. Her style fuses a classic British look with a hint of the colonial and Far East, making The Old Millhouse not only beautiful but completely unique.

the bar

Luxury Holiday Accommodation in Scotland

If you’re looking for luxury breaks in Scotland, The Old Millhouse has everything you could possibly require, and so much more. We are the perfect option for large groups looking for luxury group accommodation near Edinburgh. The Old Millhouse offers complete privacy amongst 3.5 acres with the River Esk even running through the beautiful gardens!

This is a Home Away experience, offering a leisurely way to enjoy your visit to Scotland. The Old Millhouse sleeps 10 at capacity so if you’re looking for luxury spa accommodation near Edinburgh, book your stay today. 

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