- Ref. 232
- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 158 m²
- 196,100 €
This beautiful former water mill has been tastefully renovated by local artisans to offer all modern comforts whilst retaining the many period features and charming character of the property. With only the lower ground floor requiring finishing. Set in an idyllic, tranquil location with almost 3.5 acres the property also offers a barn, bake house with bread oven and private drive. The river Ernée meanders through the land.
This delightful mill is located at the end of a small country lane, serving only one other property. The private driveway continues down to the property, following the original access route the bake house and barn, and onto the mill house itself. The mill house has been extensively and sympathetically renovated and offers a harmonious mix of modern comforts with traditional period features, skilfully created by local artisans.
The river Ernée, a tributary of the river Mayenne, a renowned local trout river, skirts the property and separates the two fields from the gardens.
The main entrance door leads into the entrance hall via the original oak door and gives onto all rooms on the ground floor. The heavily beamed living room provides an exposed stone wall, exposed beams and timbers and a granite feature fireplace with wood burner. The fully fitted and equipped kitchen offers views overlooking the river. The entrance hall also offers onto a cloakroom with separate WC.
The oak staircase gives onto the first-floor landing with original oak framework that supported the old mill wheel. This large landing area would be ideal for a study/home office and leads onto the master bedroom built into the eaves. This bright room provides dual aspect dormer windows, exposed timbers, and a separate dressing room. The landing further offers onto the bathroom, again built under the eaves.
A tiled staircase further leads from the entrance hall to the lower ground floor, requiring some renovation. This floor offers two south-facing bedrooms with French doors opening onto the garden, a shower room and a bathroom, both with plumbing for WC’s too.
The property boasts wooden double glazing throughout, with external shutters to all windows. Broadband is available and a satellite dish is in place. All mains services are connected with the exception of drainage, being an individual drainage system, which has been recently installed and conforms to the latest norms.
The mill house offers pleasant views over woodland, pasture, the river and its own garden, and is in a very peaceful situation. The property also offers the original bake house with bread oven which requires some repairs to the roof. The barn is in good condition and has previously obtained planning permission for conversion into habitation, however this permission has now lapsed. The grounds are mainly laid to lawn, however offer an orchard, mature trees and shrubs, a small wooded area and a large pond.
Energy efficiency: E / 196,100€ agency fees included / 185,000€ without fees / Agency fees: 6% including VAT, payable by the purchaser.