4 bedroom house for sale
Prayssac, 46140, France
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- 170 m˛
- 20515 m˛ Plot size
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
This former water mill, standing on the bank of the River Vert within the bastide village of Castelfranc Le Moulin de la Rive Gauche, the Mill of the Left Bank, once ground wheat and crushed walnuts for oil, with parts of the mill believed to date back to the 13th century.
This 4 bedroom property of (170m2) sits alongside the river with views across to the village and its communal medieval garden.
Double gates lead into the driveway at the rear of the property with access via a flight of steps with small terraced area, into the spacious kitchen/dining/living space (38m2). A bright room full of character with beamed ceiling, stone floor, traditional style oak kitchen units and the large feature fireplace with-wood burning stove.
A second external staircase leads into the hallway and through to the spacious lounge with beamed ceiling and French doors leading out to the balcony.
The wonderful Library/Study (25m2) with fully fitted floor to ceiling bookshelves and large dual aspect windows overlooking the village and the river below.
The master bedroom (15m2) overlooks the millstream and has an adjoining bathroom (9m2) with bath, large walk in shower, vanity and WC.
Bedrooms 2 & 3 (11m2) each with en -suite shower-room (3m2)
Bedroom 4 (14.5m2) is currently used as a craft room/2nd study.
Below the living accommodation a large garage (33m2) and separate storage room.
A further large room (47m2) with its ancient fireplace, formerly housing the original mill workings.
Outside are pretty flower beds and rockery areas built against the cliff and a natural spring. A walled garden, formerly an old barn adjoining the mill house, with barbecue area makes a lovely setting for dining al-fresco or to simply relax with a book.
A grassy path alongside the mill stream continues towards a steeper path leading up the hillside and affording views across the river and vineyards of the Lot valley.
The property was refurbished by the current owners in 2014, new electrics, plumbing and oil central heating with radiators throughout.
Tax Fonciére 760 Euros.
The village has 2 restaurants, hairdressers and a bathing/picnic area down by the river. In the neighbouring village of Prayssac (5 minutes) all daily amenities, supermarkets, restaurants, bakers, etc. and a cinema. The village also hosts the region's most popular weekly market.
The department's main town Cahors (30minutes) with access to the A20 motorway. Bergerac and Toulouse airports within 1.5hrs drive.
- Bergerac (INTERNATIONAL), 39.5 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 61.9 miles
- Limoges (INTERNATIONAL), 93.2 miles
- Bordeaux (Mérignac) (INTERNATIONAL), 96.4 miles
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