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For Sale Old Water Mill

Unique living in France?

On the foot of the French Alps, at the Provincial road D42/D117 between the cities;  "Bourg en Bresse"  and  "Lons le Saunier" , on the border of the departments Ain (01) and Jura (39), lies the small village "Germagnat"  (01250).

100 meters after the junction of the D42 one already sees, to the edge of the village, a detached building, which is the intact water mill that is for sale.

click for enlargement The building dates from 2 centuries ago and consists of 6 recent renovated large spaces divided over 2 levels with a total surface of 420 M2.
The turbine with a capacity of 26 hp can provide in more than only your own electricity use.
click for enlargement Further more there are two garages and a cellar. The large covered terrace lies on the south side, excellent situated to enjoy the sun, which statistically shines as much as at the Cote d' Azure. Above the whole there is an attick with a sound roof. After some relative small adaptations it would make a perfect family residence. The mill stands on own ground of 0.9 ha.
click for enlargement Facilities: Connected on electricity (EDF) and water, water/toilet drain via sceptictank, telephone.

Local Facilities: Stores, doctor, pharmacy, veterinarian, post office, bank and school on 7 km. For extensive facilities is Bourg en Bresse (on 25 km) the nearest larger city.

click for enlargement Surrounding area: Rural hill area with lots of forest.
Swiss border on ± 80 km,
paragliding on ± 15 km,
water sports on ± 35 km,
alpine ski on ± 70 km.
The beautiful nature invites for walking- and bicycle journeys.
The region is famous for its Comté-cheese and Jura-wine.

An excellent location if you love rest and free space.

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Price (excluding inventory) on request.

The property could also serve very well as a bistro/restaurant.
More information:
W. Tilmans (Dutch/English-spoken) : 00-31- (0) 6 519 81 641

or direct to the owner

Mr L. Bouvard : 00-33-474 517080 (French-spoken).