The Watermill – beautilfull residence of the 15th century
Ref.: 406cb — Costa Brava- Girona
This beautiful classified house is a watermill of the 15/16th century, originally used for irrigating fruit orchards and for grinding corn.
Total surface of the property is 17.5 Hectares, and consists mainly of woods. More land is available if required. Approximately 2 hectares around the house are fully fenced. The land borders the Gavarres, a substantially protected nature reserve. Additional constructions in the area are therefore prohibited, making it a very peaceful place.
The property also boasts a lake, which supplies the water needed for the automatic sprinklers and watering-systems for the beautiful gardens. A generous rose-garden is filled with David Austen’s famous old English roses and impressive centuries-old olive trees enhance the entrance.
The size of the original mill is 1188.67 m2. The building has been totally restored to an exceptional standard with antique-material, hand painted Catalan ceilings, antique fireplaces, handsome doors and further elements of unparalleled charm.
The house has a very spacious living-room with an important fire-place and 17th century stained-glass windows, a large dining-room, an amazing library, a live-in kitchen of over 90 m2, with a spectacular fire-place which takes up almost an entire 9-meter wall.
The master bedroom benefits from 2 bathrooms and dressing area, as well as an enormous dressing room with built-in closets with very nice period doors. There are 3 further bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and two washrooms.
In the old vaulted part of the mill there are several cellars, one of them a very pleasant wine cellar. A beautifully restored chapel and a large secluded swimming pool complete the facilities of the main residence.
Next to this comfortable residence this property offers professional stables. The new building is situated 65 meters from the main house and includes stables for 8 horses.
There is an Olympic-sized dressage ring and a lunging arena at the front of the building.
There is a covered horse-walker for 6 horses available and further equestrian facilities.
The property is situated at 15 min from the Gerona Airport, 15 min from the motorway, France- Barcelona (85 km to Barcelona), 15 min to the Costa Brava (S’Agaró), 15 min from the city of Gerona and 1.5 hours to the Pyrenees skiing resorts.
Further info to qualified buyers on personal application.