A 19th century mill converted into a 21st century eco-home that’s flooded with light and perfectly at one with its surroundings

Surrounded only by trees and open fields, Snorscomb Mill, located just half a mile from the village of Everdon, is in complete harmony with its natural surroundings.

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Such is the case with the 19th-century Snorscombe Mill, which began life as an industrial mansion, but these days uses running water running alongside the house to extract energy to heat the house with a geothermal heat pump. .

Indeed, the home, which offers seven bedrooms and a one-bedroom stand-alone annex in its unusual L-shaped layout, earns a C rating in the EPC rating.

The marvelous stone-built home with a slate roof is being marketed through Savills for a price of over £1.95 million.

Snorscomb Mill’s theme is light: windows abound, flooding the building on all three levels, and master suites and guest suites feature a chalet-style balcony offering unrestricted views of the gardens and surrounding countryside.

No detail was forgotten in the property’s transformation, and other standout features (besides the aforementioned windows) include a handcrafted kitchen by Grand Union Designs, underfloor heating in the reception areas and a lovely open plan living/dining area with exposed stone. hanging fireplace.

Outside, the gardens are large and private, and the current owners have devoted much time to redevelopment and beautification of the 1.5 acres. They now include terraces, a natural pond for wildlife and swimming, and woodland with a floor of wildflowers.

Just half a mile away is the rural village of Everdon, with its church and town hall. There is even talk of a public pub.

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Daventry and Touchester provide daily amenities, and for everything else, Northampton, Banbury, Rugby and Milton Keynes are less than 24 miles away and easily accessible.

Snorscomb Mill is currently on the market through Savills with offers worth over £1.95 million – see more photos or contact an agent for more information.

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