Beautiful, perfectly renovated stone watermill

Poitou-Charentes, Charente-Maritime (17)

Sold ID: 157990

Immaculate 4 bedroomed house situated 4 km from the small town of Montguyon.

This perfectly renovated watermill nestles In over 14 000m2 of landscaped garden with a huge covered terrace between the swimming pool and the house.

A visit will not disappoint you.

The house comprises on the ground floor : an entrance hall leading to a ground floor bedroom (10m2) and to the large lounge (52m2) with fireplace and cathedral ceiling. In front of the living room there is an immense covered terrace (64m2) which overlooks the beautiful stone surround 4.6 x 10m swimming pool. The living room leads through to the dining room (46m2), with its girondin tiled floor, bar and glass floor element revealing the mill race and part of the old mill's machinery. The totally equipped kitchen, a bathroom and separate wc are also on the ground floor.
A staircase leads down from the dining room to cellar space (34m2).
From the lounge another staircase leads up to a walk around mezzanine and second lounge looking out over the garden and mill race. A landing leads to three more bedrooms, (12,5, 10 and 15m2) the last having its own dressing room (8,6m2). A family bathroom (13m2) with large round bath and double washbasin and a separate wc complete the layout upstairs.

The house is heated by two reversible heat pumps which provide underfloor heating and air conditioning. All the windows are double glazed and the roofs and shutters have been changed. All the wooden flooring, beams and skirting boards are solid oak.

The garden (14 614m2) is beautifully maintained with a huge variety of species and a great number of mature trees. A wonderful ancient timber and brick outside lounge allows for drinks in the garden and a wooden fishermans hut permits lazy fishing in the river Palais which runs around the garden. Outside lighting (60 different lights) enables the garden to be used even after dark.
The lake, which is fed by three springs and if necessary the millrace has its own little island with a wooden cabin (electricity and water available) enabling fishing for carp and pike amongst others.
The electric gate at the end of the hedge lined drive is commanded from the house as is the intercom.

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  • Details

    Property Type
    Mill - Water/Wind
    Category detail
    Country Seat
    Total living m2
    240 m²
    Plot size m2
    14,614 m²
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds 1-5 HA
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Swimming pool
    • Broadband internet