Beautiful former mill for sale in pretty Dordogne village with gite, pool and barns

Aquitaine, Dordogne (24)

€460,000 ID: 152016

Beautifully finished stone house in pretty village, with attached 2 bed gite, 5 barns, 1/2 acre garden and 1 acre of woodland plus an in-ground 5 x 10m pool.
Walking distance to the village with bakers and bar / restaurant and a short stroll to a swimming lake with sandy beach.

Formerly a mill, this character property has been recently renovated to a high standard. Clean lines, exposed stone and spacious rooms balance the traditional elements of the property with more modern sensibilities.
The covered terrace looks over the pool and gardens and on again to the woods.

This attractive property is on the edge of a small hamlet, just a few hundred meters from St Estephe village. The first of a series of former mills, it over looks a wooded valley with St Estephe itself on the other side.
St Estephe swimming lake, with it's restaurant, snack bar, play ground and sandy beach is just 750m away and there are many walks through the beatiful countryside.

The property is made up of a main house with attached gite next to it, with 3 barns close by and 2 more further down the garden.

MAIN HOUSE

Ground Floor

LIVING ROOM: The front door opens onto the living room (28m2) with tiled floor, granite surround fireplace and exposed beams.

KITCHEN / DINER: This spacious room (46m2) has a raised dining area, modern fitted kitchen units and two sets of french doors which open out onto the balcony. One of the mill stones makes an interesting feature in the room.

UTILITY ROOM / WC: Adjacent to the kitchen / diner, there are fitted kitchen units, a wooden worktop, sink and space for washer and dryer, along with the WC.

BALCONY: Timber frame balcony, overlooking the valley (30m2).

BEDROOM 1: Another well proportioned room (28m2) with tiled floor and exposed beams.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM WITH WC: Stylishly finished with modern tiles and bathroom fitings, this room also has underfloor heating (6m2).

First floor

LANDING: The comfortably sized landing (16m2) makes for a handy reading area.

BEDROOMS 2 and 3: These rooms are almost identical, with wooden flooring and avelux window. The walls are partially exposed stone, partially plastered. They are 16m2 and 17m2.

SHOWER AND WC: Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a shower room with WC (5m2).

STORAGE ROOM: Behind the shower room, there is a storage room which also contains the hot water (7m2)

MASTER BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE: A spacious room (17m2) with timber flooring. The ensuite bathroom has a seperate shower and WC (20m2).

The main house has oil fired central heating, plus a woodburner in the living room.

Adjacent to the main house is the gite.

GITE

Ground floor:

LIVING ROOM: This large room (38m2) has a kitchen / dining area at one end with fitted kitchen units. At the other end, there is a sitting room area, with woodburner.

First floor:

BEDROOMS 1 and 2: Stairs from the living room lead up to a landing, with doors leading to the 2 bedrooms, along with the shower room. The bedrooms are both doubles (13m2 and 11m2).

SHOWER ROOM with WC: Comfortable room (6m2) with shower, WC and washbasin.

ATTIC: The attic is accessible via a door in the shower room. Including the eaves, the floor area is 37m2. The floor has been boarded, so can be used for storage, or it could be converted to create additional living space.

The gite has electric radiators and a woodburner for heating.

The roof of the house and gite was checked and repaired in 2017. At the same time, the first floor in the main house was redone.

The main house has been extensively redecorated.

GROUNDS

The property runs along the side of a valley. The house, swimming pool and some of the garden are on one level. The gardens then drop gently away, with a lower section then leading into the woods. There are 5 barns.

POOL AND TERRACE : Directly in front of the main house, there is a shaded terrace which then leads onto the pool. This is a great space for entertaining and keeping cool on hot summer days. The pool (5 x 10m) is inground and salt water. The pump and filter were replaced in 2018.

BARN 1 (72m2) : This is immediately in front of you as you come down the driveway, hence is useful as a garage.

BARN 2 (23m2) : This slightly smaller barn is attached to Barn 1, looking over the top of the garden.

BARN 3 (16m2) : This barn is next to Barn 1. At one end it has an outside toilet, easily accessible from the pool area.

BARN 4 (14m2) : Further down the garden, this barn houses the pool equipment (pump, filtration unit). There is also an old bread oven.

BARN 5 (66m2) : Close to Barn 4, this is used for storing garden equipment.

Beyond the garden, the woodland then drops away towards a neighbouring lake.

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  • Details

    Property type
    Mill - Water/Wind
    Status
    Excellent
    Category/Setting
    Guesthouse-Bed&Breakfast-Gites
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds 0-1 HA
    Total living m2
    286 m²
    Plot size m2
    8,409 m²
    Scenery
    Countryside
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    6
    All bathrooms
    4
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Swimming pool
    • Broadband internet
    • Barn
    • Guesthouse