Beautiful 18th century Watermill with gently-flowing River Bruant flowing through the lower garden, situated in the Charente Maritime, close to villages, shops and only 25 minutes to nearest beaches, 40 minutes from La Rochelle and its' Airport.
This charming large property with 6 character holiday homes and wedding/seminar venue (160 guests) offers a superb 'lifestyle opportunity' with an established business 'ready to go'!
La Terasse : 2 bedrooms (4 pers)
Le Delice : 2 bedrooms (4 pers)
Le Bucher : 2 bedrooms (4 pers)
La Prairie : 3 bedrooms (6 pers)
La Source : 4 bedrooms (8 pers) - River flowing below this gite.
Plus Main house (currently let) 5 bedrooms, sleeps 14
The main house is a very spacious, South-facing family home with high ceilings and large windows offering lots of light.
Currently offering 5 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 w.c. All on the 1st floor facing East and West. Sizeable, fully-fitted Oak kitchen 28m2, utility room, spacious Lounge and dining room on South side. Lower ground floor amazing former Coach room opening onto parking and gardens, large cellars, heat plant etc.
Excellent potential, if required to offer Bed & breakfast or to become a 'boutique' hotel or Headquarters for Association, Nature Trust, Sports, Scouts etc ...
The mature, attractive parkland type gardens of 4 acres comprising Horse Chestnut, Plane and Pines on the island bordering the gently-flowing river -abundant with wildlife: dragonfly, butterflies, beavers, visiting deer,Kingfisher, Owls, resident bats and House-Martins, Herons and the majestic Storks. A nature-lovers paradise!
In the West gardens, is the inground swimming pool (new liner 2017), enclosed childrens' playground, several fruit trees including Apples, Cherry and Fig and a Rose garden with lavendar, small woodland area near the river. Parking are for 30+ cars.
New! 200m Seminar Room (converted from former stable block) built in 2014 provides the perfect Wedding venue, or for Seminars, family events, as well as potential for Cookery, Art/Photography, Holistic or Language courses.
Located in the Charente Maritime, with its' superb micro-climate (hot balmy summers and short, mild Winters. Short drive to clean, family beaches at Fouras (20 mins) and excellent surfing on the Ile d'Oloron (40 mins) and Ile de Re ...15 mins to the A.10 motorway to Paris/Bordeaux. So much for the visitor to see and do in this locality and further afield, local walks and ideal family cycling on local coutry lanes, boating on the River Charente. Saintes nearby with its Roman Amphitheatre and local shopping and Market plus excellent choice of restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Wine-tasting and Cognac to visit the distilleries. La Rochelle, a well-known port town with 250+ restaurants, large Aquarium, markets and fresh fish daily is a 'must do'!
Too much to mention so best to see for yourself
Price € 659,000
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 439.33
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