6 bedroom detached house for sale
France - Aquitaine, Landes, Orthevielle
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Orthevielle village itself is quiet and pretty and approx 1km away.
For more comprehensive immediately local shopping, nearby Peyrehorhade has supermarkets, banks, shops, post office, restaurants, bars, cinema and cafes etc and a twice weekly market offering local produce.
Orthevielle is located about 20 minutes from the ancient Roman settlement spa city of Dax and is the regional capital. It has comprehensive shopping and commercial facilities, attractive traditional architecture, pedestrian centre, fresh market, trendy boutiques, restaurants and leisure activities (bowling, cinema, casino etc).
There is so much to see and do in this part of France. With proximity to ocean, lakes, mountains and verdant rolling countryside, you can enjoy rural tranquility with easy access to the fabulous beaches, golfing and seafood restaurants bordering the Atlantic coast. Nearest beach is Capbreton, approximately 30 minutes away and the glamourous cities of Bayonne and Biarritz around 45 minutes away.
Equally, the ski resorts, mountain air and multiple leisure activities of the French Pyrénées are close at hand with the nearest ski resort being Gourette around 1 hour 30 minutes away.
Not to mention the Spanish border (Hendaye) around 50 minutes by car, so you can take advantage of the cheap booze or enjoy tapas in glitzy St Sebastien.
It is just a short drive to join the excellent and uncrowded autoroutes (5 mins by car) of S.W. France, giving easy reach to the major commercial and tourist centres of the region - Biarritz, Pau, Bordeaux, Lourdes, Toulouse etc.
SW France is renowned for its gastronomy and local wines and with the rich variety of its historic towns and sites, it truly has something for everyone.
Airports at Biarritz, Pau and Bordeaux (all served by low cost airlines), provide easy overseas connectivity to this region. And getting to Paris is easy too with the TGV high speed train running several times a day from Dax via Bordeaux to Paris (about 4.5 hrs). Biarritz is the nearest airport, around 50 minutes drive.
The property itself is substantial for complete renovation and with its huge barn, offers amazing potential for those willing to take on a project such as this.
The property has been in the same family for generations but it is now time to pass it on to someone who can lovingly bring it back to life and create something wonderful.
- Parme (International), 19.9 miles
- Pyrénées (International), 39.3 miles
- Lourdes (Tarbes) (International), 63 miles
- Bordeaux (Mérignac) (International), 91.9 miles
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