- Type: House, Water mill
- Living surface: 224
- Plot size: 1000
- Bedrooms: 5
- Total rooms: 9
- Bathrooms: 2
- Closest neighbour in m.: 12
- Heating: Electrical heating, Other
- Close By: Mountains, Hiking & Cycling
- Languages spoken: English
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Old Water Mill with 2 apartments
Price: € 320 000 | Ref.: 3301 | Views: 487
Beautiful home in the 1000 year old village of Combret s/ Rance a village named “Petit village de charactère” with a history back to 1100. Situated 1.5 hours from Toulouse, west of Nimes, north of Sete and the mediteranian. One hour from Millau with the fantastic viaduct, and from the Gorges du Tarn. From Albi with musee Toulouse Lautrec and the great Cathedral. The watermill was in function until 1959 and now a wonderfull placed home with garden and private parking along the river Rance. The mill installations can be seen under the mill through a glass floor in the lower apartment. Beyond the local inhabitants there are several houses owned and used as holyday homes – owners from Paris, Toulouse, Montpellier and internationals from England, Benelux and Denmark. During the week the village is supported by baker, butcher and mobile minimarket. Close to, in Belmont and St Sernin (5 km)there are bigger shops. In St. Affrique with open market and all the great supermarkets. In surroundings are several midival Castles (8 to 10), which can be visited, in Albi musee Toulouse Lautrec and the great Cathedral, in Millau the famous Viaduct and Gorges du Tarn. Visit Sete at the mediteranian, the fantastic beach and wonderfull drive along Bassin du Thau. Visiting 2 very interesting vine-areas, Gaillac and Faugeres – with all in all over 75 domains. Air-ports in Toulouse, Montpellier, Carcassonne and Rodez – all about 1,5 hours from Combret.
The house has 2 totally independent - 2 and 3 bedroom - flats with all facilities, both have open fireplaces and both in excellent condition. Wonderful views from all windows. 3 balconies and a terrase in the garden along the river.
To the watermill belongs also a piece of land down the river..
The house is in excellent condition. Roof, windows and doors all VVS and EL are newly controlled and maintained and all in-door machines and fridges are new.
Tax and renovation cost very low and water and electricity prices are amongst the lowest in Europe. You can take a bath in the river direct from the garden, you can fish and watch birds like Kingfischer and Heron and many more. The oak forest around the villages gives rich possibilities the pick a variety of mushrooms and. Chesnut trees and castanje are nearby.
The area are known for wild orchids – there has been found 51 different orchids and every second year guests from all over the world visit Combret. There are a music festival every year with many visitors.The local inhabitants are very friendly and helpful.