The Mill House

The ideal spot to break your long journey, or a great place to stay while you enjoy the many local attractions.

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The Mill House

The ideal spot to break your long journey, or a great place to stay while you enjoy the many local attractions.

Book Now

The Mill House

The ideal spot to break your long journey, or a great place to stay while you enjoy the many local attractions.

Book Now

Welcome to The Mill House, an iconic and well-known building

 

Built from locally quarried huge stone blocks by German settler Ernst Diehl in 1879, the Mill House is a former historic flour mill. Its first miller, Daniel Nicholson, began operating the mill 12 May 1879. Less than two years later, on 27 January 1881, the building was badly damaged by fire. Thereafter it stood unoccupied for several years until it was acquired and renovated by John Hewton and James Hutton. The Mill House was then purchased by the Dunedin-based Phoenix Company, which operated it as a mill until it was closed in 1939... more

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