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Land 4000 m² (about 43000 ft²)
Situated 25 mins from the pretty city of Pau, discover this excellent estate comprising a spacious dwelling with a restaurant room, three barns typical in style of the region, one of which currently used for storage and as a garage with two others transformed into gîte and chambre d'hôtes and all south-facing on a 4000m² plot of land complete with swimming pool and relaxation area with spa. Perfect for your new life in south-west France. The property is accessed via the south-west corner into a first interior courtyard of around 600m² comprising, to the left, a first barn serving as storage and garage and to the right, the main house (200m²) typical in style of the local Béarn region and dating from the 18th Century and complete with 38m² restaurant. Inside the main house, you will find a splendid living room with fireplace and a study, both with apparent ceiling beams and tiled flooring. Further on and to the right is a large fitted kitchen with access to the terrace outside where you will enjoy meals. To the left of the kitchen is a big laundry area and between the two is a magnificent wooden staircase leading up to four big and sunny bedrooms (12, 18, 22 & 23m²), a big bathroom, toilet and access to a terrace. Back downstairs, you will discover the beautiful restaurant room with decor typical in style of the region and a capacity for 15 covers with more in summer: patio doors open to the courtyard allowing extra tables. You may also offer meal service to your gîte guests. To the left of the courtyard you will find the magnificent second barn with three chambres d'hôtes and a spacious gîte. The chambres d'hôtes, each measuring 23m², comprise a bedroom, bathroom, living room (with optional extra bed) with two also having a kitchenette. The attached gîte measures 74m² and is composed of a living room with kitchen, four bedrooms (from 2 to 4 persons) each with shower and toilet making for a comfortable living area. This barn also has a loft which may be used for storage. To the right of this barn and further south is the third barn, transformed to an independent, 60m² gîte with 30m² sun terrace and 400m² interior courtyard with vehicle access. Capable of sleeping 6 persons, it is comprised of a nice living room with fitted kitchen, two bright bedrooms, a shower and toilet. These last two barns may be exploited commercially immediately with no work currently required. Outside, you will enjoy the space available to relax including the 10x5m swimming pool with wading pool (fenced off and child secure), a spa, terrace, boules court and covered courtyard (to be finished). Construction is traditional. Heating and hot water are produced by a gas condensation heater (Chapée 2016) in the main house and electricity in the barns. The property is served by a septic tank system up to current regulations at the time of publication. All windows are double glazed. The pool and spa are served by a pool house for cleaning and maintenance. All relative paperwork concerning the commercial aspects of the property may be consulted on visiting. If this is what you're looking for then do not hesitate. The property has lots of potential: it's close to the popular GR65 walking trail (The Way of Saint James), is on the road to the Spanish border, it's near the Pau-Arnos motor racing circuit and the Hill Rallying at Arzacq, the Tour de France often passes this way. The chambres d'hôtes activity could be augmented by renting B&B rooms in the main house. You will have all commerce and services in proximity: schools, public transport and school bus, doctors, supermarkets and several villages classed as the some of the most picturesque in France. Located 25 mins north-west of Pau and it's airport, 25 mins from Orthez for TGV, 1h15 from Spain, 1h15 from skiing, 2h from Toulouse, 1h from Biarritz and the beach, 15 mins from the A65 motorway for Bordeaux.