Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. It is an important station on the main line from Brussels to Namur, and forms the point of junction with several cross lines. It has extensive modern flower and vegetable gardens. Find property for sale in Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve.
There are two main towns in the municipality: Ottignies and Louvain-la-Neuve. Being one of the most recent towns in Europe, Louvain-la-Neuve is hailed as an achievement, combining modernity with tradition. Its designer, Michel Woitrin, was inspired by the layout of mediaeval university towns and by American campuses when designing the main outlines of the city and its districts. Louvain-la-Neuve spreads through the woods and rolling fields of Walloon Brabant. Cars are not allowed in the heart of town and number of public spaces are open to various activities. Hence the sense of security and community. With Ottignies, the site constitutes the administrative entity of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve and has some 20 000 inhabitants, nearly half of which are residing UCL students. The town offers a full range of services: shops, offices, theatres and cinemas, housing, sports facilities, museums (including the new Hergé Museum), etc. With a railway station, public transport (bus) and a road infrastructure that places it at less than 30 minutes away from Brussels, it welcomes some 40 000 people every day. Get your own property in Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve.
Built at the same period, the neighbouring science park is the biggest of the six science parks of Wallonia, with the number of employees close to 5 000. Companies and the University are in close and continuous contact (research partnerships, an incubator for spin-offs, a spawning ground for young graduates, etc.). These collaborations are an important driver for research and development, both in the faculties and in the science park. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve.
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