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The Old Millhouse

Self Catering

The Old Millhouse is an exclusive use, luxury self-catering spacious country house to rent near Edinburgh, Scotland. The house dates back to 1703 and is one of the most historical buildings in the picturesque town of Dalkeith. The Old Millhouse retains all of its historic charm while still providing all of the modern luxuries. An excellent choice for large groups seeking luxury group accommodation near Edinburgh. The Old Millhouse offers complete privacy on 3.5 acres, with the River Esk running right through the gardens! This is a Home Away experience that provides a relaxing way to enjoy your visit to Scotland.

What makes a stay at The Old Millhouse unique?

Nothing quite beats sitting back and relaxing in a hot tub, but The Old Millhouse takes it that one step further and offers you a swim spa. !This can be a place to start your morning exercise routine or a place to unwind in the afternoon. Even pilates classes are available to be taken in the spa. Consider The Old Millhouse your perfect 5-star luxury Scottish retreat. 

What is the capacity for The Old Millhouse?

Sleeping 10 people in 5 luxurious bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom, The Old Millhouse can be hired on an exclusive use basis for long weekends, short breaks or by the week.

Bedrooms are accessed by the main staircase and located on the first, second and third floors. No bedrooms are located on the Ground Floor. Four Bedrooms have the flexibility to offer King size or Twin beds. 

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Dalkeith area?

The Old Millhouse is wonderfully well placed for visiting the beautiful city of Edinburgh which is just a few miles away. Accessible by train in less than 20 minutes, Scotland’s capital boasts historic buildings, world class art galleries, museums, theatre, concert halls and Michelin starred restaurants. The shopping opportunities are endless, from the designer options of Harvey Nichols and Multrees Walk to quirky independent boutiques.

Close to home (just down the road, in fact) is Restoration Yard at Dalkeith Country Park – a fantastic store with a restaurant/café and the Wellness Lab, for some retail therapy, delicious cake and even a yoga session.

Wonderful beaches within 30 minutes drive of the house, golf courses to be played and coastal towns to be explored. 

So much can be arranged during your stay, exploring the local area or a driver and guide for those wishing to venture further afield. 

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

With supermarkets close by, deliveries can be arranged prior to your stay to ensure the larder is stocked for your arrival.

The House can be self-catering or fully catered, with a number of Private Chefs providing a bespoke dining experience.

Within walking distance pubs and cafes can be found and a short drive to a good selection of restaurants to suit all tastes 

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Dog/Pet friendly

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs

Facilities & information


Parking (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly

5 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wired)

Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Children's cots

Bathroom & Laundry

Chef available



Corporate bookings welcome

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs


Kitchen Facilities

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

10+ People Capacity

Sitting room

Hair dryers

Washing machine

Central heating

Open log fire


Bicycling, Cycling


Jogging, running

Pub (a short drive)

Historic houses

Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Electric oven

AGA (or equivalent)




Extra info

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh Airport

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 14

Nearest Train Station: Eskbank

Vendor Accreditation: Winner - Best Self-Catering Experience – Scottish Regional Award 2018 and Nominated for Thistle Awards Regional Award for 2019

Amex: Yes

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

Visa: Yes

Price Per Week From: 5,995.00

Price Per Week To: 7,995.00

Arrival information and directions

40 Newmills Road, Dalkeith, Scotland, DalkeithEH22 2AQ, United Kingdom

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