- North Tarn/South Aveyron
- Family home and 2 gites
- Lake, stream, woodland – 5 hectares
- Pasture suitable for horses
- Lively village within walking distance
- Price: €669,000 (3% commission included) – ref n° 320
On the North Tarn/Aveyron border, this ancient watermill has been restored and refurbished with taste and style. The property consists of a four-bedroomed family home, two gites (holiday rentals), a lake and 5 hectares of pasture and woodland.
Buyers will be happy to learn that there is no further work to be done on the property: double-glazing, central-heating, a/c, underfloor heating … it’s all been looked after.
The main house: three floors of dwelling space above the business end of the mill – where the wheel turned the millstones. It’s now a sumptuous home with spacious farm kitchen, vast lounge, study/bedroom and toilets on the ground floor, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor and a superb loft bedroom with bathtub on the upper floor. The whole house is heated by heat-pump/radiators with backup oil-fired boiler for extreme conditions. There an a/c unit also in case.
The small gite is really one immense loft, partitioned into sleeping and dining areas with a separate kitchen and bathroom. All recently done and in perfect condition.
The large gite is suitable for 10 guests: it boasts a vast dormitory, two other bedrooms, two bathrooms and a spacious lounge/kitchen area. Attracts groups of hikers, cyclists and family reunions. Very recently finished, this gite has underfloor heating and a superb fitted kitchen.
Outdoors we have the mill-pond right in front of the house with its backdrop of pine trees and mixed deciduous woods. The pond is fed by a stream active all year round. It is channelled into the mill-race and winds away through the front garden under a Japanese bridge. There are two springs on the land (5 hectares) providing fresh water. Further up the valley (accessible by tractor or car) are the two big fields where horses are kept.
The three main ingredients are reunited for a successful business: a watermill, 2 gites and plenty of land. It combines a lifestyle-change home with a working business … and lots of potential for expansion. The surrounding area attracts tourists all year round – thanks to Albi (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the exquisite mediaeval villages of Sauveterre and Najac, the Viaur gorge and the Soulages museum in Rodez to mention just a few. This a real gem: highly recommended.
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