Thornton Mill Innerwick
Dunbar EH42 1QT

Under Offer
Offers Over £840,000
Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3Public Rooms: 2


Superb opportunity to aquire an original converted Mill House and 3 bedroomed cottage with extensive grounds and outbuildings in Innerwick.

  • Garden: Surrounding
  • Council Tax Band: G


A superb opportunity to aquire Thornton Mill, Innerwick.  Thornton Mill is an original old mill house, dating back in some parts to 1150.  Steeped in local history and as an inegral part of the area, Thornton Mill is based in an idylic setting in a seculded part of East Lothian.  The Mill House was a working mill until the 2nd World War and then became a laundry, whose owners then left the Scottish shores for Costa Rica, where they opened the first ever dry cleaners in the Central American country.  The Mill after changing hands became a knitting factory, providing much needed employment after World War 11, the property was then sold on and converted into a residential property circa 1970.  There is a rich tapestry surrounding the history of this property which adds to its charm.  It is a beautifully adapted property with light shining through this handsome stone built property.

Thornton Mill has extensive grounds, set on several levels and has the calming sound of the river running by.  It is a stunning property set in a excluded area and is awash with charm.

The main house consists on the ground floor, of a large kitchen and sitting room with ample space for a dining area.  The sitting room which still has part of the original mill wheel within the wall, and is now useful storage for logs, and the original mill stone can found in the grounds of the property.  The sittingroom has direct access onto the terrace that overlooks the river and some of the landscape gardens to the left and right. This sizeable room provides more than sufficient space for family living and also houses a good sized multi fuel wood & coal stove .  The good sized kitchen is well fitted with kitchen cupboards and breakfasting island.  There is also access to a utility and WC from the internal hallway.

The first floor offers an outstanding drawing room, with an abundance of charachter.  The first floor is accessed via a spiral staircase, whch comes directly into the drawing room. There is a further muti stove in a large stone fire surround. The drawing room can also be accessed directly from steps leading to the front of the property.  The principal bedroom with en suite shower room is also found on the first floor.

There are 4 further bedrooms on the top floor and a family bathroom that are all accessed via a spiral staircase.

Accross the courtyard is a 3 bedroom stonebuilt cottage, that is now in need of a little modernisation.  The ground floor houses the sittingroom, kitchen, bathroom and prinicpal bedroom with en-suite bathroom.  Whilst on the first floor there is a further 2 very generous bedrooms a further bathroom.  The cottage has been very successfuly let out over the years, from short term to long term lets. The cottage benefits from its own private enclosed garden.  

Behind the cottage is a further small paddock with shed that has power and a stove in place.  There is a further vegetable garden at the top of the property that has successful plum, apple, pear and cherry trees.  The property owns both sides of the river bank and at certain times of the year there is an a good stock of trout.  There is a summer house elevated from the river, which has electricity and provides  a restful spot overlooking the river and you can hear the small waterfall to the left.

There is a carport and driveway for several cars and a large workshop, shed and useful utility store.

There is a rail link in close by Dunbar and there are several good schools in both the state and private sector.

The property benefits from Oil heating and there is a septic tank thats is shared by both properties.

Fixtures & Fittings

All the curtains, carpets (excluding rugs) & blinds are included in the sale, along with the contents of the cottage.  The dishwasher, washing machine, small fridge, and fridge freezer are equally included in the sale.  The Aga, in the main kitchen is not included.

Directions to Thornton Mill.  Follow the A1 towards Berwick upon Tweed and take the right turn off to Innerwick and Crowhill.  Follow the signs to Crowhill and go through Crowhill until you see the sign for Thornton Mill on the right hand side before the railway bridge.  


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