A wonderful 19th century converted countryside mill with Shepherd's Hut, sauna tennis court,enclosed outside dining area with BBQ and chiminea. Stylish interior with a chill out TV space on the mezzanine floor.

Key Features

Highlights

  • Enclosed Private Garden
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Open Fire
  • Parking
  • Sauna

At a glance

  • Perfect for large groups
  • Idyllic rural base to explore Scotland
  • An outdoor space made for al fresco dining
  • Modern sauna room
  • About the property

    Ideal for families and groups wanting to relax or be active in the beautiful setting in the stunning Scottish Borders countryside. This wonderful nineteenth century converted mill has retained its character whilst creating a luxurious space to enjoy. Sympathetically redeveloped to an extremely high standard using locally sourced hardwoods throughout the property, creates a fusion of old and new making it an inviting and warm holiday home. There is a delightful private outside space situated directly in front of the main living area providing seating along with a barbecue and chiminea, perfect for al fresco dining. The owners have recently added an oak wood shepherds hut for those brave enough to spend a night under the stars toasting marshmallows.

  • The space

    The ground floor is laid to a generous proportioned, comfortable open plan living, dining and kitchen area. With a high beamed ceiling and a mezzanine floor perfect for some downtime. The kitchen is well-equipped with a large range cooker, fridge freezer, two dishwashers and everything you need to create a feast and has a centre island where all the family can gather. Being open plan the kitchen dining and living room all flow into one, making a great "get together" space. The living area has an open fire which completes the whole cosy setting. In addition you will find a useful boot room for all the family's bits and bobs on this floor and to add even more enjoyment to your holiday experience there is the sauna.

    Off from the sauna and living area is the first of the four bedrooms, a large sunny room with velux windows and plenty of floorspace, you will find 4 single beds that can be converted into two king size beds and an en-suite wet-room with large walk-in-shower, double wash basin and WC.

    From the beautifully crafted stairs you reach the lower floor where three king size bedrooms are located. All beds in the property have high quality pocket-sprung mattresses and can be converted into twin single beds. All of the three bedrooms are en-suite with showers and one has a roll top bath. Feather and duck down duvets, fine Egyptian cotton bed linens are provided and allergy bedding can be requested. Luxurious bath towels, toiletries and hair dryer are placed in all rooms.

    Finally to finish off the superb accommodation the stunning staircase takes you up to the mezzanine floor where the children can hang out and watch TV or if the adults get their first - an ideal place to watch a matinee.

    There is an abundance of wildlife and local walks and guests are invited to explore the wider estate which is spread over 100 acres. For those wanting a more energetic stay why not have a match or two of tennis whilst your spectators enjoy the stunning views up and down the valley.

  • Guest access

    The property is almost free to roam about and access is via a private driveway. The main farmhouse is nearby but sits quite separate. The owners will be on hand to meet and greet guests.

  • Sustainability

    The property is served by an eco friendly wood chip boiler and has an unlimited hot water supply and benefits from under floor heating throughout. Each room is individually thermostatically controlled and a plentiful supply of logs are provided free of charge.

    If you'd like to offset the carbon emissions from your trip get in touch and we can arrange this for a small fee.

  • Keep in mind

    Check-in: After 16:00
    Check-out: 10:00

    Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking and service fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

    Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive the requirement..

    Book with confidence: If your booking is affected by new Government travel restrictions which were not known at the time of booking, and you're legally unable to travel, we will arrange with the property owner to refund 100% of your holiday cost

  • House rules

    • Strictly no smoking on all the premises or grounds
    • No parties or events

Amenities

Highlights

  • BBQ - Gas
  • Child-friendly
  • Enclosed Private Garden
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Open Fire
  • Parking
  • Sauna
  • Stunning Countryside Views

Health & Safety

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Smoke Detector

Family Friendly

  • Child Friendly Tableware
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Toys And Books

General

  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Hairdryer
  • Heating
  • Iron And Ironing Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laptop-friendly Workspace
  • Microwave
  • Private Entrance
  • Range Cooker
  • Seating Area
  • Smart TV With Internet Access
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi

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Location

Local Info

Winnow Mill is located in the stunning area around Selkirk in the Scottish Borders. Sitting within a private farm development surrounded by fields and an oak wood abundant with wildlife. There are numerous walks both inside the grounds and the surrounding local area as well as a range of activities for all age groups and places of interest to visit. The historic town of Selkirk is approx. 6 miles away with a range of amenities including a deli, bakery, butcher and small grocery store. For larger supermarkets Galashiels is 12 miles away and has a M&S Food outlet.

For those looking for more information on what is available please contact our Guest Services team who would be happy to provide you with recommendations for your stay.

Getting around

The area is easily accessible by train from Edinburgh and the nearest station is a 20 minute car journey. We recommend travelling by car so that you can easily explore the local area - the property can be reached coming from all directions on the A708. There is private parking for 9 cars at the property.

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