Old style french property - Chef-boutonne - Ref.:705020


Stone watermills of this calibre 240 m² that tick all the boxes are very hard to find. Enjoying a privileged location set behind the imposing entrance gates and within walking distance of the charming waterside town of Chef Boutonne. The environment has obvious advantages in the current climate, for working from home. Being tastefully restored with care by the current owners over many years it retains lots of original features and the necessary modern upgrades including double glazing/ insulation/ modern underfloor heating. On the ground floor the 60 m² living area has many original features, chimney, bread oven, enjoying river views. Also, on this level a fully equipped and cleverly designed kitchen, utility room, bathroom WC, office space. Upstairs the 5 bedrooms, shower, WC, and attic to develop if required.Outside in the private wooded gardens with plenty of space for a pool, here you find the barns and outbuildings 127 m² offering potential for development as gites subject to planning permission.
On the patio 40 m² one can savour the jewel in the crown the river Boutonne. Creating a magic zen ambience as it flows around and past the mill perfect for entertaining and dining al fresco in compete serenity. While the property benefits from beautiful countryside all around, there is easy access to shops and commerce and the road /TGV links to reach the larger cities and airports that serve the region.

Price  agency fees INCLUDED : 530 000 €

Price agency fees EXCLUDED : 500 000 €

Agency fees of 6.00% , all tax included, to be paid by the buyer


  • 7 Rooms
  • Heating system Heating pump
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Office
  • Usable area: 242 sqm;
  • Living space: 60 sqm;
  • Terrace: 40 sqm;
  • Land: 6278 sqm;
  • Property tax: 1 449 €

Detailed information

Ground floor :

Entrance hall

Open plan living space 60 m² : living room and dining room with tiled floor, exposed beams and retaining many original features like the chimney and bread oven. Enjoying river view

Kitchen 20 m² : fully equipped and cleverly designed as well as being luminous

Study 8 m² : attractive room with doors to the front and back of the house.

Bathroom 8 m²

Laundry room 27 m² housing the boiler

First floor :


4 Bedrooms 25 m², 14 m², 13.5 m² & 15 m² with beautiful view over the garden

Bedroom with ensuite shower 17 m²

Separate WC

Loft with Conversion Possibilities 53 m² (subject to planning)

Other equipment :

Double Glazing


Energy Efficiency Ratings :

Consommation énergétique (en énergie primaire): 118 KWHep/m²an => Class C

Emission de gaz à effet de serre: 6 Kgco2/m²an => Class B

Other rooms :

Laundry room

Boiler House


Car Parking


Outbuildings :

Outbuildings 39 m² currently used as a garage

Barn 88 m²

Land :

Entrance gate


Mature, with trees and shrubs



Vegetable Garden

Fruit trees

Water features :

Riverside : the river Boutonne creates a magic zen ambience as it flows around and past the mill

Views :

Open view

Panoramic View

River view

Countryside View

Garden View

Roofing :


Shops :

Local shops < 5 min

Main shops & services < 5 min

Nearest Train station (Dept.) :

Ruffec (16) 26 kms

Nearest TGV station (Dept.) :

Angoulême (16) 64 kms

Airports :

La Rochelle 100 kms

Limoges 119 kms

Poitiers 74 kms

Energy performance diagnosis

Primary energy consumption:
118 kWhEP/m²/an

Greenhouse gas emission:
6 KgeqCO2/m²/an


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7 avenue de la Gare
Phone: +33 (0)5 45 98 00 98

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