Water Mill River Park Forest

€806,000  £721,934
Region: Aquitaine
Department: Landes
Location: Carcarès-Sainte-Croix
Bedrooms: 3
Plot Size (m2): 110000
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Ref No: 154753
Type: Commercial
Date Added: 15/11/2018
Agent Ref: AF22063
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South of Tartas, this tourist site is a unique place. A beautiful park over 11 hectares, with century-old oak trees and a river, shelters about 80 animals. You also discover a 13th century hydraulic mill in perfect working state, a 110 m² house, with 3 bedrooms, old stables and a 240 m² building. The commercial activity offers a pleasant lifestyle in a natural and enchanting environment. It has potential for further development.

You are dreaming to live in contact with nature and animals, here is the perfect tool to realise your project.

The medieval stone mill is in perfect working state. It can contribute to the production of corn flour or organic wheat. A drop height of 2.20 m allows a power of 13 horsepower capable of setting in motion the two horizontal wheels, the first to operate a pair of grinding wheels, the second for the flour mill. The mill can accommodate up to 60 visitors at once. The legend says that it was built by beneficial fairies over one night. You will feel their presence and could even surprise them around.

The 110 m² house consists of 2 levels. The ground floor offers a large kitchen, 1 33 m² living room, 1 office, 1 bathroom and 1 laundry. 3 bedrooms.

In the extension of the Mill, there are old stables, and pig house. 2 additionals buildings have been built for the animals. The largest is 240 m². It allows the storage of hay and shelters animals during winter.

The park around the river has fenced areas with a 2 m high cyclone fence. The enclosures are separated by numerous corridors used for the transfer of animals and movement of the public. A large number of gates have been installed, also to facilitate the passage of animals from one park to another. To water the animals, there are many ditches and the possibility of taking water from the river. 3 ponds have been created for swimming deer and watering animals.

The 80 animals are composed of white and brown deer and deer, wallabies, some albinos, alpacas and other domestic animals. All evolve in this serene setting specially designed for their comfort and well-being.

The oak forest, some centenarians, and many other species of trees, shrubs and flowers, offers a relaxing place conducive to ballads in perfect connection with nature.

The area of ​​4.16 hectares unfenced reserves 2.7 hectares cultivable.

The commercial activity consists of visiting the mill, animal parks, and boat trips on the river. A souvenir shop and local products also contribute to the success of this business. Other projects could be studied such as the creation of a restaurant, a camper area, and simple dwellings in the trees. Workshops could be set up around an ecological educational farm with the creation of an organic vegetable garden. The property could also accommodate a well-being center.

For sanitation, the house and 3 toilets for the public are equipped with septic tanks. Some small amenities are to be expected.

All the amenities are just 8' away, 35' from the Thermal town of Dax, 55' from the beach and 1 hour from the airport of Biarritz.
Home Features: Agency fees included

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