The mill is in a rural location approximately 6 miles north of Dumfries.
Dalswinton Mill is an 18th Century Scottish corn mill with working water wheel. It has been restored and sensitively converted into a family home by the Taylor family - who now spend part of each year in France. The accommodation comprises: 3/4 bedrooms (sleeping up to 8 persons), kitchen with Aga, dining room with atrium, snug with window on waterwheel, sitting-room, conservatory with 360 degree views of burn and rock pools, a well-stocked library. Internal decoration is of a high standard; open stonework, oak doors throughout, interesting architectural features and furnishings/pieces of art from around the world.
Garden / Grounds: The mill is situated next to the Pennyland Burn in a grove of 200 year old beeches. The two acres of grounds include a Monet-inspired bridge, a 15ft. circular stone dovecote, and several large sculptures.
Views, wildlife and local environment: The secluded location attracts a range of wildlife including red squirrels, herons, pheasants, owls and many varieties of smaller birds such as kingfishers, tree creepers, and woodpeckers.
This is a Old Water Mill. This is a single unit. Max. group size: 8.
Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)
Sleeps: 9 (8 adults and children, 1 baby) Bedrooms: 4 (0 single, 4 double, 0 twin or bunk beds) Cots: included
Electric blankets provided: No Bed Linen provided: Yes, included Cot linen provided: No Towels provided: Yes, included
Fridge-freezer: Yes Freezer: No Microwave: Yes Aga: Yes Gas hob rings: None Electric hob rings: 4 Dishwasher: No Washing machine: Yes Tumble dryer: Yes
TVs: 2 Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No Video (VCR): Yes DVD player: Yes HiFi or similar unit: Yes Free phone in house: No Pay phone in house: No Phonebox: No Central heating: Oil central heating Open fires/stoves etc.: 2 Storage heating: No Other heating: No High chairs: Yes, included Baby sitting available: No Local caretaker: No Parking at site: Yes Fuel provided: Yes, included Gas: Yes, included Electricity: Yes, included Garden furniture: Outdoor dining table and swing seat
Allow dogs: By arrangement Allow other small pets: By arrangement Allow children: Yes Allow babies: Yes Allow smoking: No Suitable for disabled: No
Nearest town / village etc.: Dumfries, 6 miles
How to Get There
Route planner:The AA route planner Map of location:Google map Property postcode: DG2 0XY Nearest railway station: Dumfries, 6 miles Nearest bus / coach station: Dumfries, 6 miles Nearest airport: Glasgow, 75 miles
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