Renovated water mill for sale on 3.8 ha with 2.8 ha carp lake. Orne

Normandy, Orne (61)

€572,400 ID: 159338


A superb fishing lake with excellent a good head of high quality carp in a well maintained and equipped closed lake of 7 acres, a stunning 17th century former mill with 2 bedrooms, plus a 2 bedroom stone cottage for refreshing and a further cottage for renovation all within 9.5 acres of mixed ground.
Situated within a couple of minutes of the amenties within the village of Dompierre and just 10 minutes to the larger town of Domfront. Included in the sale is everything that is needed to make a successful carp fishing business!

This stunning property is comprised of:

+ Fully renovated 17th century water mill (approx 90m² of living space)

Set across three floors with the centre piece of the renovated moulin being the 64m² open plan living area with it full height cathedral style ceiling. This is space contains a fully fitted luxury kitchen and plenty of space for living and dining.
The stairs lead down to the sleeping area where there are two double bedrooms of approximately 14m² each, and a luxury shower room.
The basement, accessed externally currently functions as a storage and workshop area containing some of the original workings of this ancient water mill
The mill is available fully furnished

+ Stone built cottage
This traditional stone cottage has plenty of original features with:
Ground Floor:
- Living room/dining room (approx 20m²) with feature wood burner and exposed beams
- Fitted kitchen
- Entrance hall
- Shower room and bathroom

- Upstairs are two double bedrooms

There are some refreshing works that need to be completed but only in really in terms of painting and decorating to personal taste.
Upon completion of these works this cottage would be ideal as gite in support of the fishing business.

+ Cottage for renovation
Currently a blank canvas this could provide additional habitable space in the form of a gite for fishermen visiting the property or as a separate rental

+ Fishing lake of 6.9 acres
This fully registered lake with closed water status is just approximately 6.9 acres in size and is beautifully equipped for 4 anglers.
The 4 swims are each equipped with wooden cabins and space for siting bivvies. The water quality is exceptional and there is the a system of aeration installed to maintain the levels of oxygenation as required. Water depths range from a few feet close to the natural margins to 13 feet closer to the recently refurbished dam wall.
Accommodation for the fishermen can be either within the gites or on a drive-and-survive basis.

The lake has been fully stocked with quality carp from reputable fish farmers over the past two years with these fish fully documented. As a product of the intense feeding program these fish are now known to contain a good spread of stock from mid 30lb to high 40's and 50lb mirrors and commons.

Everything included in the sale provides the new owner with all that is needed to create an exceptional carp fishing business within a beautiful and very accessible location close to the channel ports and the Channel Tunnel.

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  • Details

    Property Type
    Mill - Water/Wind
    Total living m2
    200 m²
    Plot size m2
    38,405 m²
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds 1-5 HA
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Barn
    • Guesthouse