Water Mill with gîte for sale on 4.7 ha on river with fishing rights. Sarthe

Pays de la Loire, Sarthe (72)

€545,900 ID: 157865

This large family home has 5 bedrooms (5 bathroom), a large dining hall, a spacious breakfast kitchen with bread oven, bright double aspect lounge with a fireplace.

The mill is full of original features including old water pump and the workings of the old mill with water wheel.

Currently run as a successful Bed & Breakfast and gite business.

Surrounded by its 10 acres of flat pasture land which includes 500m of category 1 trout fishing.

An established business or beautiful family home, Le moulin St Blaise offers flexible accommodation which has been renovated to a high standard with further scope for more gite potential if required. The mill stream runs through the centre of the Mill House and the old water wheel is still in place (a restoration project just waiting to be done). Most of the rooms overlook the beautiful mill pond with views stretching out onto open fields.
The gite, La Maison du Frere, with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom sleeps 2-4 people and is situated at the opposite end of the mill buildings near the orchard with cherry and walnut trees. It was the former barn & stable. There are also workshops and outbuildings that could be converted into a further accommodation, in addition there is a double height barn and original stabling. The property also has a separate double garage and smaller barn.

Mill House - Ground Floor
Breakfast kitchen – 37m2
- A range of fitted base and wall cupboards
- Island
- Good example of a community bread oven
- Old water pump
- Exposed beams
Living Room – 36m2
- Double aspect windows
- Door leading out on to a patio area overlooking the mill pond
- Fireplace with log burner
- Wooden panelling and tiled floor.
Dining Room (46.9m2)
- Large dining room
- Double doors to the front and rear of the property
- Part of the original Mill workings
Wheel Room (27.6m2)
- The original water wheel (in need of renovation)
- Mill race and boiler room

Mill house - First Floor
Master bedroom (34m2)
- Double aspect windows to front and rear
- En suite shower room
Bedroom 2 (25.7m2)
- Double aspect windows
- En suite Bathroom room
Bedroom 3 (13.1m2)
- En suite shower room
Landing (23.8m2)

- Stairs to 2nd floor
- Large linen cupboard
Games room sitting room (48.9m2)
- Double aspect windows

- Stairs to ground floor
- Large sitting area and games room for guests (could be sub-divided into further bedrooms if required)

Mill house - 2nd Floor
Bedroom 4 (28.7m2)
- Double aspect windows
- Large en-suite shower room
Bedroom 5 (19.9m2)
- Large suite shower room
Barn, Workshop, stable, stores and Gite

- Living room /dining and kitchen (30.0m2)
- Shower room and W.C (2.3m2)
- Bedroom 1 (9.4m2)
- Bedroom 2 (8.1m2)
Stable with attic above (32.3m2)
Stable door to front (could be converted in a further Gite with the correct permissions)

Double height barn (24.6m2)
Double doors to front (could be converted in to further accommodation if required)
Workshop (26.9m2)
Indoor seating area (9.6m2)
Currently used as a summer office, with double aspect windows overlooking the mill pond.
Store room 1 (8.2m2)
Store 2 (4.3m2)
Store 3 (4.2m2)
Laundry room (4.3m2)

- Double garage
- Modern Micro Station sewerage system
- Mill pond
- 500mm of Category 1 trout river and fishing rights
- Sun terrace
- Landscaped gardens
- Bridge over the river leading to large fields and fenced vegetable plot with poly tunnel.

Local Area
Less than a mile away, the nearest village is Lhomme which boasts a bar/restaurant, a bakers, butchers, grocery shop and hairdressers. There is also a wine museum where you can get an introduction to the local wines. A selection of restaurants, boutiques, and bars can be found in La Chartre sur le Loir, including the famous Hotel de France -less than 5 minutes away by car. Le Mans and its race track is just 35 minutes away. A 35minute drive in the opposite direction takes you to Tours on the banks of the Loire. Here you will find upmarket shopping areas, local and regional open markets and some stunning architecture. For the children there are Zoos at La Fleche and also just north of Le Mans - Pescheray. Various activity parks are within an easy drive and they will love the beach on the lake at nearby Marcon, with its water slide, onsite café (during peak summer season), picnic area and play equipment. Fishing is another very popular activity in the area.

The Mill is on a Category 1 water (with native brown trout, rainbow trout and many other species) which can be fished between March and September, but you also have the Loir River 5 minutes away and lake fishing at both La Chartre and Marcon.
Other activities to be found locally include: archery, sailing, horse-riding, golf, canoeing.

There is a recently built indoor and outdoor swimming complex just 15 minutes away in Chateau du Loir and an outdoor pool at La Chartre sur le Loir.

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  • Details

    Property Type
    Mill - Water/Wind
    Category detail
    Total living m2
    350 m²
    Plot size m2
    47,504 m²
    Grounds HA or legal
    Camping / Glamping
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Stables
    • Guesthouse
    • Broadband internet
    • Barn