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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
1 night 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 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
England
1017
Reviewed 28 June 2013

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Date of stay: June 2013
Management response:Responded 28 June 2013

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Reviewed 6 October 2012

The graceful house sits at the top of a lovely rolling hill and is surrounded by pleasant gardens. Furnished with polished antiques, the gîte is fully and beautifully equipped, right down to hair dryers in the bathrooms. Close to many charming villages, the location is...More

Date of stay: September 2012
Thank CaFrancophile
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Four friends, two couples, stayed for a week at the end of the British summer, September. The weather was wonderful, and really ended the season off beautifully. The large clean pool was put to good use every day, and the view from the seating around...More

Date of stay: September 2012
Thank Nala1947
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Birmingham, United Kingdom
29691
Reviewed 7 July 2012

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Date of stay: June 2012
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 June 2012

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Date of stay: May 2012
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

A very comfortable and well appointed gite with plenty of homely touches. Very generous welcome pack and delicious meal on arrival (in addition and ordered in advance) which gave a true taste of the local produce. Very comfortable bed with nice bedding, bathrooms clean with...More

Date of stay: October 2011
Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Vieux Chenes is a characterful house in the deep countryside, up on an escarpment overlooking the Pau valley. Spacious and tastefully-furnished accommodation - particularly the bedrooms - and a well-equipped kitchen and living room. The pool is large, clean and has gorgeous views down the...More

Date of stay: September 2011
Thank Heronsgate1
Reviewed 15 October 2011

Warm and welcoming hosts, who make it their business to ensure you get the best out of your stay. Lovely quiet Gite with stunning views, tastefully and thoughtfully renovated typical French farmhouse, with all the little touches to make your stay comfortable. A car is...More

Date of stay: October 2011
Thank Anna D
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Tadley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2011

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Date of stay: June 2011
Reviewed 28 June 2011

Myself & my husband spent a great week here just last week. We flew from Dublin to Biarritz, the drive which just under 1.5 hrs to reach to the property. The house & area is even more idyllic than in the pictures, the surrounding countryside...More

Date of stay: June 2011
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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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