Watermill + gites + land

  • €695,000
, Naucelle


Property ID: 320
  • 320
  • Property ID
  • 8
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Bathrooms


  • Watermill
  • North Tarn/South Aveyron
  • Family home and 2 gites
  • Lake, stream, woodland – 2 hectares
  • Pasture suitable for horses
  • Lively village within walking distance
  • Price: €695,000 (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 2 hectares of woodland. There are 3 hectares of meadow on option for those with horses.

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 providing fresh water. Further up the valley (accessible by tractor or car) are the two big fields where horses are kept … as an optional extra.

Our opinion:

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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  • City Naucelle
  • Area Aveyron, Tarn, Tarn et Garonne


  • Property ID: 320
  • Price: €695,000
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Garage Size: 45m²
  • Year Built: 1800
  • Property Type: Gites
  • Property Status: Available
  • Address: Aveyron
  • DPE: energy rating:: underway
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  • Simon OLIVER