Converted mill for sale in 5ha with cottage and 2 ha carp lake, Orne

Normandy, Orne (61)

€954,000 ID: 158530

Spectacular 5 acre carp lake, with a 3 bed converted mill and seperate 2 bed stone cottage set in 13 acres.

Tucked away in a quiet location yet minutes from a thriving village is this exceptional fishing lake ( 5 acres, fully stocked including common and mirror carp of over 48lb, 75cm to 4m in depth, 8 swims, stream fed).
Maintained and managed to the highest standard with the core focus on water quality and well fed healthy stock. Set in over 13 acres of parkland including woodland, pretty gardens, meandering stream, ornamental and stock ponds and land that could be ideal for the animal lovers amongst you.

A converted and spacious 3 bed water mill and a seperate 2 bed granite stone cottage offer plenty of accomodation for friends, family or paying guests.

The property is set in the beautiful Normandy countryside with a thriving French village and all ammenities just a 10 minutes walk away. 1 hr 35 mins to the ferry port of Caen and 1 hr 20 mins to the nearest airport. There is so much on offer with this lake with properties and such a rare find that a viewing is highly reccommended.

The ancient converted mill is ideal for family accomodation or could be rented out to guests wanting to take advantage of all it has to offer.
You enter into a vestibule/ boot room (7.8m2) with plenty of storage and hanging space and a wash basin. Next to this is a modern shower room with WC (5.3m2).
A large reception room (27.6m2) which is currently used as an entertainment room with bar also used as a formal dining room has a pellet burner and traditional oak beams. A family snug room (20.2m2) with feature fireplace and woodburner leads into the spacious kitchen (21m2). Fully fitted with integrated appliances, central island with dining area, range stove, view of the stream and access to a substantial terrace that is the perfect place for alfresco dining/entertaining whilst taking in the surrounding countryside and scenery.

To the first floor is a formal sitting room (46.3m2) that also has a pellet burner and feature upright beams reminding you of the history of this ancient mill A spacious double bedroom (19m2) with open stone walls and a further double bedroom (11.8m2) with storage area sit next to the family bathroom with wc (5.6m2) and a further seperate WC and storage area.

To the second floor is the master bedroom (46m2) with spectacular views over the lake. Very light and bright with feature A frame oak beams and plenty of storage space. There are 2 rooms in the cellar that could be converted if need be.

The seperate 2 bed cottage has its own garden and terrace area and is ideal for friends and family or rented out as the current owners do to paying guests. A large bright sitting room (36.4m2m2) with origional fireplace and wood burner for cosy winter evenings opens out onto a spacious kitchen (25.8m2) Plenty of storage modern appliances and space for a large family size dining table. There are two storage cupboards off the kitchen ideal for storing fishing tackle etc .
Upstairs are 2 larger than average bedrooms (17m2, 15m2) that could sleep 3 people each. Full of character with open granite walls and views to the lake and parkland. They both come with their own en suite shower rooms and WC (3.8m2, 3.7m2).

The outside has numerous outbuildings including storage, a summerhouse, a cabin by the lake and a boat house. You know everyone is going to be visiting you so the owners have installed a seperate parking area allowing the uninterupted views of the lake and surrounding scenery not to be disturbed. The family garden contains an ornamental pond with koi carp and a babbling brook runs through the garden with a bridge allowing you access on both sides.

Plenty of extra land to do with as you wish. You may have a horse or want to keep some other livestock. The space is there.
A section of woodland at the back of the lake will mean you are never short of firewood, and is also a haven for local wildlife.

And so onto the lake. Over 2 hectares, fully stocked (there are also 2 stock ponds nurturing future stock), new fully operational vidange over flow sysytem, ultrasonic algae control, 11 air difusion heads continuously mixing the lake water, filter bed and silt trap from the stock pond drawing stream water, 200 meters of power and various power points, 7 swims laid to gravel and one additional stalking swim. If it is for personal use or as a business this property offers so much and has everything provided for the people who have a passion with fishing.

Walking distance to shops, bar, medical facilities and 10 minutes from the pretty medeival town of Domfront. 1 hr 40 mins nearest ferry port. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

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  • Details

    Property Type
    Mill - Water/Wind
    Status
    Excellent
    Category/Setting
    B&B-Gites-Camping
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds 5-10 HA
    Plot size m2
    54,294 m²
    Scenery
    River
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    5
    All bathrooms
    4
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Barn
    • Broadband internet
    • Guesthouse