5 bedroom mill for sale with 2 hectares of land, Chateau du Loir, Sarthe , Loire Valley
745,000 EUR 677,950 GBP 826,950 USD
REF: 198909 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Plot Size: 2 hectares / 4.94 acres
- Equestrian / horse ownership facilities
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Private / Not Overlooked
A delightful and very nicely renovated watermill set in 2 hectares with outbuildings providing additional accommodation and options for use, in a convenient and bucolic setting.
This 5 bedroom property has been lovingly restored and has served as a comfortable family home by the current owners for many years.
Excellent proximity to local commerce and schools whilst retaining a quiet and private setting this former working mill has retained a lot of the original charm and features. Its sympathetic restoration and modernisation has introduced an excellent level of comfort and style onto this property steeped in local history.
Hand made wrought iron gates lead to a private gravelled courtyard with ample parking and direct access to the garage. The main mill building has a large family fitted kitchen with direct access to a handmade conservatory, the dining room is next with quarry tiled floors, beamed ceiling, exposed tuffeau stone walls and south facing doors to the courtyard. Adjoining, there is a room with the remanants of the mill workings with the main cogs still in situ and a spiral staircase leading to the 1st floor and views over the reach. Completing the ground floor a sitting room with feature fireplace, exposed beams and quarry tiled floors – this could also be used as a downstairs bedroom if needed.
The first floor has a landing area, guest bedroom with en suite shower room and enormous master bedroom with en-suite bath and shower room and dressing room.
The barn across the courtyard has been converted into a large vaulted reception room with feature fireplace and tall windows, corner kitchen/bar, two ground floor bedrooms and a bathroom and mezzanine reading/games area above. An ideal guest lodge for family, friends or paying guests.
The grounds of the property stretch to 2 hectares (5 acres) includes a sizeable vegetable patch, gravelled parking area, the mill reach, courtyard and two good sized paddocks.
Just a short distance from local schools and amenities with the large market town of Chateau du Loir a short car drive away. Train links from Chateau du Loir to Le Mans and Tours and then direct TGV to Paris in around 1 hour make this an ideal base from which to explore France as well as all the Loire Valley has to offer.
Courtyard, garden and paddock
Large 2 bedroom guest lodge
Private and secluded setting
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