5 Bed Property for sale

Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine, France

£290,450

 [€323,300]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Plot size: 6300 m2
  • Habitable space: 180 m2

Full Description

Charming converted Water Mill with 5 bedrooms, direct river access & swimming pool in rural setting, 10 minutes from medieval town with amenities5 bedrooms (1 on ground floor)2 bathrooms (1 on ground floor)Large living spaces & family kitchenOriginal millstone as ‘feature’ in Living Room180m2 habitable space6,300m2 (1.5 acres) plot12.5 x 6.5m Swimming poolOozing with character features Direct access to small river – a fisherman’s dream!Income-generating potentialRural feel, but a short drive to town with all amenities10 minutes from Miramont de Guyenne, 20 minutes from Eymet45 minutes from Bergerac airport1.5 hours from BordeauxIf you are dreaming of owning a quintessentially French stone property, steeped in local history and brimming with period charm, then this property could be the one to make those dreams come true!This beautiful former Water Mill, once such a pivotal part of the local community, sits majestically above a small, slow-flowing river and still has the original millstone in place in the living room. The location is a fisherman’s dream! Or, indeed it would appeal to anyone who is looking for a retreat from the stresses and strains of daily life and looking to benefit from the calming and restorative qualities of riverside living. There is no risk of flooding. Boasting 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (2 of which are on the Ground Floor) and a large kitchen and living room, this property has B&B income-generating potential by the creation of a couple of letting rooms. There is also a very large, inviting swimming pool. Or, it could just be used as large family home. The current owners have undertaken a good deal of upgrading work at the property in recent years. Outside the rear facades have been completely restored, with the assistance of the Heritage Association. The front façade is yet to be done. Guttering has been replaced as have some roof beams. The pool liner and skimmers and pipework have also all been replaced. Internally, there have been new bathrooms fitted, a new boiler installed, a decorative make-over in part, with painting of beams in lovely muted 'Farrow and Ball' colours. There are just a couple of rooms still to do, but the majority of the work has been done!However, there is still a wonderful rustic charm that pervades the property. If you are looking for an authentic French property with a wonderful history and ‘soul’ to it, then don’t delay to book a viewing!Converted Mill properties are highly sought-after and in great demand.ACCOMMODATION – GROUND FLOORThrough Glazed Entrance Door here – 5.6x4.4 (25m2)Clay terracotta tiles on floor – (the same tiles run throughout the whole property with the exception of one upstairs bedroom and the mezzanine area), exposed, painted beams on ceiling, window to the front. A large, family-friendly room with space for a good-sized table. The farmhouse-style kitchen comprises a series base-level storage shelves with curtains covering them and a tiled countertop, either side of the double Belfast sink, a handful of eye-level cupboards above them and then some free-standing storage units too. There is plumbing for a dishwasher and room for a fridge. The electric oven and hob are housed in one of the free-standing units on the far side of the room.Upon entering, your eyes are immediately drawn to the stunning, large, open fireplace at the far end of the room. This wonderful feature is much-loved by the current owners and there is often a warming glow in the hearth, as generations of the family all gather around the large table at mealtimes.From Kitchen, through door on right here Hallway – 1.7x1.5m (3m2)Small cloakroom area with hooks to hang several coats.Thro
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