XV CENTURY MILL, MAISON DE MAÎTRE, - UNIQUE and VERSATILE BUSINESS well known and ready to run: 30 minutes from Angoulême and 1h40 from Paris (LGV Bordeaux / Paris), 50 minutes from beaches (Royan), 25 km from Cognac, 80 km from Bordeaux.Also a "PIGEONN, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
In the heart of a protected green and wooded valley, this property is nestled along the river Né. It covers 2.5 hectares of land (including 2 wooded islands). Completely away from any neighbours, it is an ideal venue for hospitality events, retreats, fishing, ginguettes (dancing by the river). Close by are activities such as archery and horse riding. Currently run as a 'getaway to the country' for families, it is an up and running family business, ready to be loved by its next visionary owner. Not just a summer venue, this unique enterprise takes in guests all year round, and in the Spring months is full with vineyard and business people. To add to the value of this property there is a plantation of poplars ready to be sold.
It consists of:
WORKING 15TH CENTURY MILL with ancient water rights. Below, its wooden wheel, its oil mills and its restored works. Feasible to run a hydroelectric installation and sell electricity back to the grid 9 months of the year, an added bonus for a hotel running hospitality/events. Above, the living areas consist of an enormous banqueting room (50 person table) with a monumental fireplace, kitchen, three bedrooms (sleeps 10 people) and a very large terrace.
MAISON DE MAÎTRE - a Charentais house of more than 300 m2, on 2 floors, tastefully renovated in the Charentais style including: a large kitchen, substantial dining room and large living room (with their authentic fireplaces), 5 bedrooms all ensuite (sleeps 15). Possibility to convert the enormous attic.
FULLY RESTORED DOVECOTE (Pigeonnier), (sleeps 3/4) with special bedroom for kids. A quaint little fairy tale cottage with old bread oven and wooden spiral staircase up to the bedrooms. Grotto bedroom for the little ones.
FARMHOUSE AND FARM BUILDINGS : courtyard, hen house, porch, barn, stable, sheepfold, pigsty, rabbitry, cellar, old farmhouse needing restoration. This area offers the potential for multiple hospitality (lodgings, guest rooms, educational farm, children's cottage, venue receptions, events, catering).
Equestrian - surrounding land would be suitable to graze 3 horses
Soon to come, fibre optic broadband.