Fully functioning mill with dwellings and outbuildings
Fully functioning mill with mill house and other buildings, located on the edge of The Sarthe river in a prestige area.
The current French owner has carefully restored the mechanism and now sells electricity to the EDF energy company and has a further 10 year contract with them.
The property has stunning views and enjoys a very private location within the acclaimed village of Saint Paterne, known for it's exclusive Chateau - Spa Hotel.
The property has a gated entrance and several outbuildings, including two old cottages either side of the drive, having had new rooves and both having utilities. These require renovating internally and could easily provide letting incomes. A smaller cottage is situated nearer the main house and has double glazing, fireplace and a tiled roof. This is currently protected whilst renovations are completed by tin sheeting to the rear and is being used as a workshop and storage room. The main dwelling has views over the mill race, and local countryside as well as the courtyard to the front.
It has mains utilities and a new roof. Internally it has been renovated to include the original features and elegance. There is a second floor which is an attic area, having velux style windows and could be converted to provide further living accommodation if desired.
The ground floor comprises; Entrance hall with original flooring and staircase. A superb kitchen/diner with terracotta tiled floor and central island with a circular ceramic sink. The stone fireplace has been closed but could be reopened. The kitchen opens into the dining area which overlooks the mill race and wheel house.
The sitting room was once two rooms,has an original fireplace and ornate tiled floor. There are windows to the front and rear of the property; making this a bright area with high ceilings and features.
Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom with a washing machine connection and WC.
On the foirst floor are three large double bedrooms, Two overlooking the river and one facing the courtyard. One bedroom has ensuite facilities.
Also on this level is a large bathroom with Bath, Shower and washbasin. Seperate WC
The attic is currently accessed via a ladder but there is sufficient space to reinstall a staircase.
Mill house - A stone building which has has extensive renovations and all the mechanism system has been updated and restored, the wheel dates back to the 1800's and is used on a daily basis to produce electricity sold to the EDF. The current owner has extensive historical paperwork and would be happy to provide assistance with his knowledge of the mill.
There are other buildings, some requiring further renovations, an island is accessed from the rear of the property and has beautiful views and a tranquil setting.
This property is part of the local history and is of architectural interest to the area.
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Prix hors honoraires 680 000€, honoraires à la charge de l'acquéreur à 4.5%TTC
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