Seven wonderful watermills for sale
This month we’re showcasing our latest Moving Story – the tale of a young couple who teamed up with their in-laws to buy and renovate an incredible Yorkshire watermill – so we thought why not show off the other incredible windmill properties listed for sale on Rightmove?
Take a look at some of these fantastic renovation homes that have seen some creative home owners transforming old mills into amazing family homes.
A characterful former mill with all its original gearing
This five-bedroom property is Darley Mill, sitting right next to the village of Knowle and dates backto around 1618.
The grounds run across roughly seven acres and several outbuildings including a coach house and two storage buildings, while the main house has had a large sympathetic renovation to enhance the original watermill features while bringing it up to modern standards.
A beautifully refurbished mill surrounded by nature
This four-bedroom watermill sits within 6.5 acres including stables and a paddock, close to the town centre of Wantage in Oxfordshire.
Ham Mill offers gorgeous surroundings, while inside it is bright and spacious, offering a modernised kitchen, galleried sitting room and even a cute little reading nook.
An 18th century converted mill with a lot of character
This wonderful six-bedroom detached old mill sits on the edge of a village right along the Great Ouse, and really is one of the most picturesque watermills we’ve spotted.
The property has been through several refurbishments to transform it into a perfect family home that retains many original features – from the Irish imported oak staircase to the 16th Century oak doors.
A 13th Century mill that offers breath-taking countryside views
This mill conversion boasts 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens, a large workshop for those who like to tinker and even an adjoining cottage for guests or lodgers to stay in.
Currently run as a successful bed and breakfast, there’s plenty of space in this charming home, known as Viver Mill.
A wonderful Cornish mill set within tropical gardens
This four-bedroom home close to Penzance in Cornwall offers extensive – and enclosed – tranquil tropical gardens for its new owners to enjoy.
The property itself was converted into a family home from its mill origins back in 1998 and many of the original inner mill workings have been kept and displayed throughout the house.
A working mill and mill house in Devon
This 17th Century Grade II listed mill is a charming property boasting five bedrooms and four bath or shower rooms, along with a garage, workshop and loft conversion.
Tracey Mill has not been in commercial use since the sixties but its wheel, gears and inner workings are all operational and give the property a truly captivating design focal point.
A delightful former mill situated in a small, rural Hamlet
This three-bedroom property sits over several levels with lots of living space for its occupants and plenty of character through the exposed beans, stonework and old mill workings displayed throughout.
The surrounding area means owners will be able to enjoy views of the West Cumbrian countryside as well as having access to local amenities like a pub, railway station and golf club nearby.