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The Old Chenes | large pool | panoramic views

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Les Vieux Chenes
Pool from Garden Wall Gateway
Bedroom - Opera King en-suite
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
French Country Farmhouse in Lucq de Bearn, a 4 star level, v. well equipped holiday 300 yrs old stone house that is tastefully renovated and in a convenient, but tranquil location between Biarritz (60mins) & Pau (25mins). * Very large in-ground POOL with panoramic views of Pyrenees mountains & Jurancon vineyards. * Ideal for COUPLES, group of friends or families who want tranquil country surroundings. * Ease of access to nearby historic towns & PAU city. There is a 3rd bedroom option-arranged over 3 floors (additional charge) Over sized single on 2nd floor, under eaves, with wardrobe, armchair. Downstairs- well equipped fitted kitchen, farmhouse table & chairs, comfortable living area PLUS upstairs 1 king + 1 EN SUITE rainforest style shower room , 1 large twin (2 xOversized singl...French Country Farmhouse in Lucq de Bearn, a 4 star level, v. well equipped holiday 300 yrs old stone house that is tastefully renovated and in a convenient, but tranquil location between Biarritz (60mins) & Pau (25mins). * Very large in-ground POOL with panoramic views of Pyrenees mountains & Jurancon vineyards. * Ideal for COUPLES, group of friends or families who want tranquil country surroundings. * Ease of access to nearby historic towns & PAU city. There is a 3rd bedroom option-arranged over 3 floors (additional charge) Over sized single on 2nd floor, under eaves, with wardrobe, armchair. Downstairs- well equipped fitted kitchen, farmhouse table & chairs, comfortable living area PLUS upstairs 1 king + 1 EN SUITE rainforest style shower room , 1 large twin (2 xOversized single beds) + adjacent family bath/shower room. - private stone terrace, private garden and plenty of parking space. Ideally situated for CYCLING- Try the local hills and Cols (many appear in the Tour du France) RIVER- salmon and trout fly fishing and Whitewater rafting in our local well known river WINE TASTING- Jurancon wine region- neighbouring vineyards GOLF - we lend our guests golf clubs/trolleys (note on your booking form and we can advise re booking tee times/course selection) Courses at Pau (2) and Navarrenx WALKING Whilst being very peacefully situated on the hilltop above historic Lucq de Bearn, it is easy to reach PAU and many other places of interest. All bedrooms have views over distant high Pyrenees. NO OTHER RENTAL PROPERTIES ON SITE . Make your first day hassle free, order a first night supper available freshly prepared in the house on arrival evening. Secure storage for bikes available at no extra charge. Just pre-book. Bike hire also available in local town. Note the swimming pool garden area is entered through a gate in the garden wall from Les Vieux Chenes. The owner has a separate entrance for discreet maintainance & occasionally use of the pool. Although you may well not see us again once checked-in, however should you want help or information we can be found behind the gated courtyard, just come and ask. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Babies and children over 5 are welcome. The house is not equipped for toddlers.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Gillian P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2006
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Reviewed 11 September 2019

Lovely traditional french farmhouse in a beautiful rural setting. The house was spotless and furnished to a very high standard. Gillian went out of her way to assist with ideas for activities and day trips. It is a fantastic place for either relaxing by the...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Maps461096
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was our second holiday at Les Vieux Chenes, having previously been there in 2015, and it remains an outstanding and well-appointed destination. The accommodation is spacious and well-equipped, and it is a great bonus to have exclusive use of a good-sized pool. The owner...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank ihart7
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Eight of us enjoyed dinner bed and breakfast for four nights whilst visiting the Pau 4* Horse Trials. What a find !!! Lovely house and surroundings, BRILLIANT home cooked food with wine and hosts for whom nothing was too much trouble. Gillian even pilotted us...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Rupert14190725
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is not the easiest place to find, but WOW! When you do!! What a fantastic home, amazing grounds, and wonderful location. Gillian and her husband made us feel very welcome and were the perfect hosts. We traveled around the beautiful countryside and villages around...More

Date of stay: May 2013
Thank clivec959
Reviewed 15 September 2015

My wife, teenage son and I had a wonderful fortnight's holiday at Les Vieux Chenes. The property is located in a lovely, tranquil setting, but is in easy reach of two sizable towns for the morning baguette and croissants run. It provides very good quality...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank ihart7
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

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Date of stay: May 2014
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I booked Les Vieux Chenes for a week for our family of 6 plus our 11 month old grand daughter. We had asked Gillian to arrange a meal on our arrival which due to traffic congestion was a hour behind our agreed time. No problem,...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank MichaelChristine57
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San Dimas
Reviewed 11 November 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
Reviewed 7 November 2013

We stayed in this lovely house for 9 days and we were treated with Great Food, beautiful views and a lot of advise on where to go and what to see. As we spoke no French, Gillian was a great help to us. The house...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Ginnyjuice
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Myself and my husband had a very relaxing stay here at the start of June. Unfortunately we didn't always have great weather to lounge by the pool, but we were very comfortable in the house on the days that the weather wasn't great. The kitchen...More

Date of stay: June 2013
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
EVENTS DIARY <BRMay Formula 3 street race PAU May Historic Grand Prix PAU TBA October PAU 4* World CCI 3 day event LUCQ de BEARN (2 mins) is a listed village with beautiful church MONEIN (5 mins) a Jurancon wine centre, many vineyards are open to the public. It has an important cathedral-like church (guided tours of tower giving access to spectacular roof structure), tourist office, restaurants, bars, shops, market, supermarket and banks. Offers horse riding, wine-tasting. NAVARRENX (10 mins) Mediaeval walled town whose fortifications are well-worth exploring has also restaurants, bars and shops,supermarkets etc. Offers river rafting, tennis, bastide fortifications,riding. PAU (25mins)- with its elegant boulevards, including the famous Boulevard des Pyrenees and famous chateau wit...
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