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€ 370 000 (FAI)**

A Perfect Hideaway - Pretty Challossais Farmhouse in Peaceful Countryside

This thoughtfully converted farmhouse, nestled in the rolling countryside of the Chalosse region, offers a tranquil retreat to those seeking the best of French country living.


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With 4 bedrooms, a large open plan kitchen and sitting room, second sitting room and spacious bootroom, it is easy to feel swiftly right at home in this welcoming and peaceful spot.
Start your mornings at a big table in the kitchen with the windows flung open wide to the east facing courtyard and let the sun stream in to greet you. The shaker style kitchen has a large range cooker on which to make jams and compote from the fruit in the garden, and a large run for the chickens provides plenty of fresh eggs. In the evening enjoy an aperitif watching the sun go down over the west terrace or take an evening stroll past a number of picturesque Chateau found in the vicinity. 

Each of the four charming bedrooms has retained its authentic character, with thick walls and wide floorboards. Two of them look out over the pool to the open countryside beyond.
There is plenty to occupy any keen gardener, from pottering around the wildflower meadow to relishing in the established organic vegetable garden (raised beds). After fun splashing around in the large swimming pool, fire up the stone pizza oven and enjoy a meal under the canopy of multicoloured fairy lights and greenery on the east terrace or simply unwind with a long drink in the shade of the large barn  If stargazing is your thing, the skies here are unpolluted and endless - the number of ways to enjoy this property is multiple.

The Challose countryside is calm and quiet – but you’re still close enough to one of France's best known Michelin star restaurants, Les Pres d'Eugenie, that it can be reached within 15 minutes by car or a generous half hour by bicycle. The historic market town of Saint Sever, famous for it's 11th century Abbey and approx 10 minutes drive, offers a weekly market and all amenities, including the best secondary school in the department of Les Landes.
Finally, the vast beaches of the Atlantic ocean are reached within an hour and fifteen minutes making it perfect for day trips - enjoy cocktails in Biarritz, feast on fresh seafood in Cap Breton and discover surfing  at France's hippest surf resort, Hossegor.


Airports: Pau Airport 50 minutes; Biarritz Airport 75 minutes; Bordeaux Airport 1 hour 45

SNCF Train Startion: Mont de Marsan Dax 25 minutes (regular trains to Bordeaux);  Dax 48 minutes (Several fast trains to Paris daily - Dax to Paris 3hours30)

Ski resorts: Gourette, Cauterets and La Pierre Saint Martin all approx 2 hours; 

Beaches: Biarritz, Hossegor, Bayonne, Moliets-et-Maa and Cap Breton all reached approx 1 hr 15 minutes

Spain is reached within 2 hours.

** The price indicated includes agency commission of 5.50% payable by the Seller
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Property Details



Habitable Space :   145.75 m² No of Rooms Total :   7
No. Reception Rooms :   2 No. of Bedrooms :   4
Bathrooms :   1 Shower Rooms :   0
W.Cs :   1 Utility Room :   Yes
Heating Method :   Duel Aspect Insert Fireplace; Electric
Hot Water Method :   Electric Boiler 1: 80ltrs; Electric Boiler 2: 100l
Ground Floor
Kitchen / Living (54 m²)Sitting Room (22.25 m²)
Utility (8.8 m²)Bathroom (6 m²)
First Floor
Landing (6.7 m²)Bedroom 1 (12 m²)
Bedroom 2 (12 m²)Bedroom 3 (12 m²)
Bedroom 4 (12 m²)
Location :   Between Saint Sever and Eugenie Les Bains
View :   Open Countryside;
Secteur :   Aquitaine Orientation :   East
Year :   1800s Type :   Colombages
Roof :   Tuiles Mechaniques Replaced entirely circa 2000      
Tele / ADSL :   Fibre Optique Available Drainage :   Septic Tank New in 2005
Glazing :   Double glazing in part Eco Features :   Floors partially insulated; Insulation in walls and Roof; Double Glazing
Land Area :   5590 m² Boundary :   Partially enclosed
Tax Fonciere :   € 1219.00/yr Garden Well :   Yes
Garage :   In Hangar Car Port :   In Hangar
Terrace :   West Facing Terrace; East Facing Courtyard
Swimming Pool :   10m x 5m; Saltwater; Solar Heated; 2m Deep at end
Outbuildings :   Barn 1 180m²; Barn 2 80m²; Hangar; Pizza Oven
There is plenty of room to create additional living space should your project include setting up a Gite or small B&B. The barns are 80m² & 180m² respectively, and work has begun on an adjacent outbuilding to the main property to create a separate double bedroom and en-suite.


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