Beautiful restored WATERMILL for sale with gite and pool, in peaceful position. Charente

Poitou-Charentes, Charente (16)

530.000 € ID: 152547

The property which dates to before 1615 is steeped in history. During those times it was used as a walnut mill then a boot factory. Today it is a lovely family home with a very profitable rental property.

The house benefits from a new roof, double glazed windows, oil central heating and many original features.

It is an exquisite property - totally private and yet a short distance to all amenities.

MAIN HOUSE
KITCHEN (42m²) This large room is ideal for entertaining. It is a practical, modern kitchen which is incorporated into the original oak mill workings, with fitted units, a large larder and a terracotta floor.
COAT/BOOT ROOM which leads to the MILL STREAM SLUICE CONTROLS
SUMMER KITCHEN/CONSERVATORY (16m²) which leads to a fabulous raised TERRACE (93m²) with uninterrupted views over the river Né. A lovely area to watch the wildlife which is not disturbed by hunting. Steps lead down to the garden.
DINING ROOM (26m²) with beams, an oak floor, chimney and a ancient walnut press. Doors open into the sitting room.
SITTING ROOM (38m²) a lovely light and spacious room with beams, oak floor and original cupboard. A log burner is set into an attractive chimney. A door opens onto a staircase which leads to 2 BEDROOMS currently being used as an ART STUDIO (40m²) and STORAGE ROOM (30m²) which requires updating but incorporates a W.C. and a shower room.

An oak staircase rises from the main kitchen to a spacious landing on the first floor;
MASTER BEDROOM (24m²) which includes an ensuite SHOWER ROOM with W.C. and a DRESSING ROOM
BEDROOM 2 (12.5m²) with fitted cupboards and views over the mill stream
BEDROOM 3 (14m²) with fitted cupboard
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM with sink, W.C. and heated towel rail
LAUNDRY ROOM (26m²) with W.C. Pressing Bench, Rotary Iron and plenty of shelving to store the linen and cleaning materials. Oil fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine and sink.
Door leading to a BARN (50m²) with a concrete floor, which is currently being used as a WORKSHOP

THE GUEST HOUSE has a separate entrance away from the main house. It is sold complete with furniture and is a profitable business with many return bookings.
The present owners will be happy to show turnover figures when viewing and are happy to include the website.

The accommodation comprises of the following
SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL (10.5m²)
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM (27m²) light and airy with views over the terrace and pool. Fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern units.
SITTING ROOM (32m²) with a log burning stove
W.C. with hand basin

First floor,
LANDING with oak floor
MASTER BEDROOM (20m²) with ensuite SHOWER ROOM (6m²) Large walk-in shower W.C. and basin. The bedroom has a beautiful high beamed ceiling
BEDROOM 2 (10m²)
BEDROOM 3 (11.5m²)
FAMILY BATHROOM (6m²) with bath, shower, basin and W.C.

PRIVATE TERRACE and GARDEN
SWIMMING POOL 10m x 5m with security fence

There are 2 ATTIC spaces which are on the same level as the guest house bedrooms, these provide plenty of scope for future expansion if required.

On the opposite side of the courtyard to the house you will find a large BARN (210m²) which is divided into 3 sections.
The 1st section doesn’t have a roof and a garden with a greenhouse provides fresh vegetables for the owners.
The 2nd section is a workshop and the 3rd is used for storage

There is also an old PIDGEONNAIRE. The Pidgeonnaire has 2 levels with a staircase (blocked at the moment). The ground floor
entrance is from the courtyard and has the enormous vaulted BREAD OVEN.
The upper level entrance/exit is in the gite garden and at present houses the bikes for their guests.

The BREAD OVEN used to be used by the locals to cook their bread.

The property has a new roof and a new septic tank which conforms to todays standards

Places to visit, good places to eat and have fun are numerous in this little-known department of Charente. Walking, biking, doing nothing, meditating this place is a gift.

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  • Dettagli

    Tipo di Proprietà
    Laminatoio
    condizione
    Eccellente
    Ambiente
    B&B - Agri T - Campeggio
    Terreno HA / Giuridico
    Grounds 0-1 HA
    zona abitabile (m2)
    250 m²
    Terreno m2
    3.191 m²
    paesaggio
    River
  • Informazioni camere

    Stanze da letto
    8
    Totale bagni
    4
  • Caratteristiche speciali

    • Doppia lucidatura
    • Guesthouse
    • Laboratorio
    • Fienile
    • Piscina