The property is situated in the commune of Neuille Pont Pierre, 20 minutes from Tours with all year round scheduled flights to London Stansted and TGV links to Paris, Le Mans is 60kms and Paris 200kms by A28 motorway.
The Chateau d'Ardre Golf Course is 10 minutes distant. The local commerce includes bakers, large supermarket, DIY centre, doctors, chemists, post office, garage and station.
This watermill has been lovingly restored over a period of time into a 4-6 bedroom family home. The inside is in good order with spacious rooms throughout.
There are splendid south facing views over the water with views of the landscape from most of the rest of the windows..
The owners have sourced the machinery for the mill from all over France. The mill wheel was discovered in Normandy and is now in place and only needing the wooden paddles fitted. Under the mill is a large wine cave with bar, fireplace and bread oven.
Outbuildings include a 15th Century Grange, greenhouse, stable and lavoir.
Landscaping includes 2 lakes with native fish, one of which is 3000m² and the other is 8000m².
There is also the mill leat which supplies water to the mill wheel and a stream which runs near the boundary. Woodland and pasture (the current owner kept 8 horses) completes this amazing property.
Access to the property is via a long sweeping drive passing the first of the two lakes on the right and then crossing a bridge to a large gravelled area. To the right is a walled and arched area that could be used for entertaining or for private parking.
The 15th Century grange holds the C.H . boiler and a large workshop/garage and a vast amount of space for storage To the left is the house with a large terrace which has beneath it the extensive vaulted wine cave with a bar, fireplace and bread oven. The cave and the old washroom are accessed via a stone staircase next to the terrace.
Enter the house from the terrace into an entrance hall which has a WC. Next is the fitted kitchen (14.2m²) which also leads through to the conservatory (19.2m²). There are 2 reception rooms which are: dining room (20.5m²), Lounge (30m²). There is one further room on the ground floor which would house the grindstones and below via a staircase the mechanism for the wheel. All the rooms on the ground floor have the benefit of oak double glazed windows, electric shutters and tiled floors.
Many of the mills original features have been retained.
Access to the 1st floor is via a handmade oak staircase from the lounge. Here will be found the bathroom with WC (9.7m²), Bed 1 (15m²), office/further bedroom (8.3m²), bed 2 (12m²) bed 3 (18.3m²), bed 4 (23.5), shower room with WC (6.5m²).
All the windows are constructed of oak and the shutters are electric. Floating parquet floors are used throughout.
The 3rd floor has a mezzanine bedroom and 2 large attics which could be converted into further living space.
- Tipo di Proprietà
- Categoria speciale
- Vista del lago
- Residenza 10-20 HA
- zona abitabile
- 225 m²
- misura della pianta
- 111.359 m²
- Stanze da letto
- Totale bagni
- Doppia lucidatura
- Internet a banda larga