Traditional Mill converted to offer large home, gites & b&b, Dordogne, Nouvelle Aquitaine
A traditional mill, fully renovated, to offer a five bedroom family home, five independent & well presented Gites and three independent b&b rooms. The renovation combine modern facilities with original features.
Situated on the edge of a quiet medieval village, with no immediate neighbours, this lovely property is very well positioned with easy access to many of the areas major tourist attractions including Montignac, Lascaux and the Dordogne Valley. The airports of Bergerac, Limoges and Brive are also within easy reach.
The main house offers an large, open living area, fully equipped kitchen/dining room, 5 good sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 separate toilets, a well equipped scullery, a laundry room and large cellars. The master bedroom looks out onto the small lake and is the perfect spot to watch deer enjoying a drink during the hot summer evenings. The house has been renovated throughout and decorated with a contemporary feel to create a very comfortable family home.
The large cellars include an equipment room housing the mill “workings”. Currently non-operational it could make an interesting project for an eager enthusiast. There is plenty of additional space for storage and a very useful large workshop area.
The current owner renovated original outbuildings to create 5 gites, all independent, each with a fitted kitchen, modern bathroom and individual terrace. The gites are currently equipped to offer 2 x 1 bed, 2 x 3 beds, and 1 x 4 bed. On the other side of the Mill building there are 3 totally independent chambre d’hote rooms - 2 doubles with additional space for children and 1 single. Each has a modern bathroom and totally independent access. Breakfasts are provided in a separate “dining room” which also offers a microwave etc for guest use. This useful facility allows a complete separation of guests and owners - ideal if you have children and want to preserve a private family life. The breakfast room is attached to a small reception / shop stocking the basics that guests forget on a regular basis.
Subject to permissions, there is the further option of providing camping “pitches”. A currently un-used sanitation bloc is in place and could be refurbished very simply. The bloc has external access and would not impinge on the existing accommodations in any way.
The property is double glazed and well insulated throughout and the gites all have heating allowing a year round rental income. Proximity to Lascaux, Montignac, Sarlat etc guarantee a steady stream of tourists eager to explore this beautiful and world famous area.
The mill stands in nearly 10 000 m2 of flat land which includes a well presented swimming pool of 13m x 7m, barbecue area with guest seating, guest terraces for each gite, a terrain de boules, the mill stream and lake and ample car parking.