Mill for sale in Charente

Charente. Prestigious country dwelling, former water mill, OVER 27 ACRES OF LAND

Charente, Mill

636,000€ HAI

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Property reference:702799
Property type:Mill
Environment:Countryside Hamlet
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Boasting over 400m² of living space, this charming former water mill on the Charente / Charente Maritime borders has been renovated by the current owners to create a comfortable family home in a picturesque setting. Highlights include the large private terrace to the rear of the house, which enjoys a peaceful ambiance enhanced by the sound of water, and the huge double-height living room with its splendid fireplace. There are 5 bedrooms in the main house, laid out in three separate suites of which one is on the ground floor, plus an apartment with independent access. This makes an ideal arrangement for family members or guests to enjoy the conviviality of the splendid reception areas, whilst maintaining privacy and independence in their own rooms. Detached outbuildings include a stone barn and smaller, pretty buildings. The extensive grounds of over 27 acres consist of a beautifully maintained park adjacent to the house, where pretty stone bridges span streams and waterways, with meadows and woodland beyond.

Financial data

  • *Price HAI : 636,000€ - agency commission included. Notaires fees extra.


  • Land: 79,148m² (19.6 acres)
  • Living space: 400m²
  • Living room: 80m²
  • Terrace: 50m²

Detailed description

Ground floor

  • Entrance hall spanning the width of the property and giving on to all the living areas and the attached outbuildings. The entrance hall also incorporates a cloakroom with wc and handwash basin.
  • Living Room : a magnificent room of around 80m² with immense feature fireplace and a mezzanine area above.
  • Dining Room : 40m², separated from the living room by a sliding glass wall.
  • Kitchen : Wooden units. Glazed doors onto the terrace.
  • 2 Bedroom(s) : a private wing, well separated from the living areas and comprising 2 bedrooms of around 20m² and 16m² and a luxurious bathroom.
  • Bathroom(s) : luxurious, spacious and superbly appointed. Comprising bath, separate wet-room shower and separate wc within the room.
  • Separate WC : a second wc and handwash basin are located in the entrance hall cloackroom.
  • 3 Laundry room : utility, boiler room and storeroom.

First floor

  • Landing
  • 3 Bedroom(s) : all of which measure around 15m² each, two with ensuite shower and wash basins. The third bedroom has a shower room adjacent.
  • Bathroom(s) : with a "hip bath", bidet and wash basin.
  • Shower Room : shower, wash basin, WC.
  • Mezzanine : accessed from living room via stone staircase currently used as libarary area: 40m². Beautiful wood and tile flooring.


  • Basement / Cellar : very clean, good head-height.
  • Wine Cellar

Electrical equipment

  • Alarm
  • Outside lighting

Energy Efficiency Ratings

  • 351 Consommation énergétique (en énergie primaire) => Classe F
  • 23 Emission de gaz à effet de serre => Classe D
  • Calculation method: 3CL-DPE

Other equipment

  • Double Glazing throughout
  • Fireplace(s)

Gite / guest house

  • Existing Gîte / Guest house
  • General description : actually an apartment accessible from the main house, but also with independant access. Comprising large living room with kitchen area, 1 bedroom, shower room and wc.

Other rooms

  • Workshop
  • Boiler House
  • Box Room
  • Garage(s)
  • Car Parking


  • Outbuildings
  • Barn : 150m², constructed from the ancient stones salvaged from the former village presbytery.



  • Private Driveway bordered by trees
  • Entrance gate(s)
  • Mature, with trees and shrubs : the land is partly wooded.
  • Wooded
  • Courtyard
  • Garden : very well maintained, planted with shrubs and flowering plants. Dotted with pretty stone bridges.
  • Parkland
  • Field
  • Fruit trees

Water features

  • Lake - possible
  • Source / Sping : possibility to create a lake fed by the springs and streams.
  • Riverside : the land is doted with 3 small rivers which feed the old mill race.


  • River view
  • Countryside View
  • Garden View
  • View of the Park


  • Tiles


  • Septic Tank - all waste water.


  • Local shops 5 -10 min : Brossac and Chevanceaux
  • Main shops & services >10 min : Chalais or Montguyon are 15 minutes away. Angoulême 45 minutes, Barbezieux 25 minutes.

Nearest Train station (Dept.)

  • Chalais (16)

Nearest TGV station (Dept.)

  • Angoulême (16)


  • Bergerac
  • Bordeaux

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