Charming, renovated Water Mills for sale on the river Indre with "Chambres d'hôtes"

Centre-Val de Loire, Indre-et-Loire

€950,000 ID: 131511

The property is composed of three old mills, of different sizes, built on three islands in the middle of the river Indre. The Indre River is privately owned, which means that the bottom of the river belongs up to its middle, to the owner of the shore. The foundation of the three mills dates back to the end of the 10th century. The present buildings were built in the eighteenth century. The mills are stone built, their roof is made of natural slates, the facades have been redone, the insulation is made of rock and glass wool, double glazed windows of PVC.

The ‘Moulin du Midi’ is the largest of the three mills. It is now the main dwelling of the owners. It includes 12 rooms, including 4 bedrooms and three bathrooms, a fitted kitchen, an open fireplace, central gas heating, electric hot water. Excellent interior condition.

The ‘Moulin du Milieu’ is the smallest of the three mills. Hunting room with fireplace. The milling mechanisms are retained. On the first floor an office, toilet and bathroom (shower), cupboard provided for kitchenette. On the second floor there is a library (inbuilt for this room) and a mezzanine with sleeping facilities. This mill was totally renovated in 2004. Excellent condition.

The ‘Moulin du Nord’ contains 3 spacious ‘Chambres d’Hôtes’ of high standing, furnished with elegance, WC and bathroom en suite. It also contains a barn on the ground floor and a tool shed as well as washing machine facilities. The milling mechanisms are retained. Awning for car garage. This mill was completely renovated in 2000. Excellent condition.

The sale includes land of about 1.6 hectares. Including a large island and several small islands around the mills as well as a lawn and a vegetable garden on the south shore, a small forest and a meadow upstream of the river. A forest of about 6 hectares, bordering the river, can also be sold at a supplement to the main selling price.

The property can be operated as a bed and breakfast (Chambres d’Hôtes) and main residence as it is now, but can also serve as a family home in the countryside for holidays and weekends, with ample space for friends. 20 to 30 minutes by car to the TGV station of St Pierre des Corps and Tours. TGV to Paris Montparnasse 55 minutes. Supermarket, many shops and bakeries nearby and schools within 5 minutes by car. Access to the A85 at 3 km and to the A10 at 12 km. 2 h 30 from Paris by road. Tours Airport is 30 minutes away (flights to London Stansted). Also in close proximity of the castles of the Loire Valley.

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  • Details

    Property type
    Mill - Water/Wind
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Grounds 1-5 HA
    Central heating
    Plot size
    16,000 m²
    Total living area
    450 m²
    All directions
    Garden , Meadows and Woods
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Open fireplace