Chateau Tournesol - Cedar Cottage

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1


Wedding Venue Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Village Ideal for Parties Stag/Hen Allowed

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In the shadow of Chateau Tournesol, a 17th Century castle situated in the beautiful region of Gascony, the Cedar Cottage is an amazing lodging offering a direct access to the East Wing of the main house, while benefitting from a private car park, private access to the Cedar Park and access to a shared swimming pool.

The whole estate has been lovingly restored by its owners with all the amenities one needs, let's just say it's fit for a king!

Set amongst sunflower fields, the atmosphere couldn't be more tranquil and relaxing, as if you were in an another world.

The location in the centre of a historical region, only 10km from Nerac, is simply wonderful and one can even visit the castle of King Henri IV of Navarre.

There are also several fun activities available for you at the castle! See our "Location" Tab for more details!

Note: you will have access to the Cedar Cottage amenities and to the shared pool only. Other guests may be staying in the main chateau. You may choose to rent our Cedar Cottage together with the Pool Cottage, or alternatively to rent the entire Chateau Tournesol estate, which would include both cottages, the Chateau, and all of the estate's facilities for your group only.. Please contact us for further details.

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What you should know…

  • The swimming pool is shared with guests staying at neighbouring Chateau Tournesol Pool Cottage... but this is an advantage for larger groups willing to travel together and rent both properties!

Property Features

Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV DVD

Cottage Interior

Ground Floor

- 1 bedroom with double bed and 3 single beds (access to terrace)
- 1 bathroom with sink, bath, separate toilet and hairdryer
- Fully equipped kitchen (traditional oven, micro-wave, dishwasher, 3 gas and 1 electric stove, fridge + freezer, coffe machine, breakfast bar, washing machine and fireplace (patio doors opening up onto a terrace)
- Open plan dining area with 4 chairs
- Lounge with LCD Flat Screen Cable TV, DVD player, CD player, 1 sofa, 1 extra bed

Outside Grounds

- Shared Pool (size: 14x6 m / depth: 1,40 m)
- Poolside terrace
- Open poolside shower
- Sunbeds
- Garden furniture
- Open Barbecue area
- Covered dining terrace
- Garden


- Wi-fi
- Satellite TV
- I-pod docking station on request
- Burglar Alarm
- Park view


About the surrounding area of Chateau Tournesol - Cedar Cottage
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Fishing Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
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Chateau Tournesol is situated in the region called “Pays d’Albret” which is famously rich in history. In between the Landes and the Gers, the smell of the pine trees mingle with the fragrance of armagnac.

The city of Nerac which is its small capital, is a great starting point to explore the beautiful countryside and nearby Chateaux during your stay.

Local Activities:

- Horse-riding
- Golf
- Cooking workshops
- Hot-air balloon trip
- Microlight
- Wine-tasting tours
- Local day-trips or tours to Nerac, Condom Armagnac Papelorey, Liége, Lupiac, Duras, Fourcès and more!

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport La Garenne Agen

(25 km)

Nearest Train Station La Gare d'Agen SNCF

(25 km)

Nearest Village Espiens

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Nerac

(10 km)

Nearest Restaurant Nerac

(10 km)

Nearest Supermarket Nerac

(10 km)

Nearest Shop Nerac

(10 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Nerac

(10 km)

Nearest Golf Golf D'Albret

(12 km)

Nearest Tennis Espiens

(2 km)


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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Breakfast available (at extra cost)

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit

Event information

Allow Chateau Tournesol to be the venue for your dream wedding or celebration. With the 17th Century castle as your backdrop, the grounds can cater for up to 250 guests. A wedding planner can be arranged to assist in the organisation of caterers, music and photography; permitting your dream to become a reality.

Please note any event rental may be subject to additional charges (that will be pre-agreed) on top of the published rental amount. This is to cover the extra costs associated with putting on a wedding. Please contact for further details.

The minimum stay for weddings is 3 nights.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Smoking Allowed? no
Pets welcome? yes
Minimum stay 2 nights
Tax €0.50/person/night. 12 years and under free
Other Ts and Cs The property is available from 1st April to 31st October. Availability is on request for the rest of the year.
Security deposit Not required
End of stay cleaning included? €70 per week.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £390 £553 £717 £880 £1,212
Aug 29th 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 £390 £553 £717 £880 £1,212
Mar 27th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 £390 £553 £717 £880 £1,212
Aug 28th 2021 - Jan 9th 2022 £390 £553 £717 £880 £1,212

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €408 €571 €735 €898 €1,268
Aug 29th 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 €408 €571 €735 €898 €1,268
Mar 27th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 €408 €571 €735 €898 €1,268
Aug 28th 2021 - Jan 9th 2022 €408 €571 €735 €898 €1,268

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $460 $623 $786 $950 $1,429
Aug 29th 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 $460 $623 $786 $950 $1,429
Mar 27th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 $460 $623 $786 $950 $1,429
Aug 28th 2021 - Jan 9th 2022 $460 $623 $786 $950 $1,429

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

How long have you owned the property?
Since 2011

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The surrounding countryside and vineyards, the imprint of history in the chateau, thee 55 hectares which provide magnificent views. Its the ideal location for a group of friends to gather at an exceptional venue and escape reality for a few days.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It was in 1676 that Paul Mazelières, Governor of Albret, became the owner of the fief of Espiens and built the Castle inspired by the shape of the Tuileries after approval and ratification by letter of Louis XIV.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do?

Discover the regional wines and Armagnac.

Really eat?
Foie Gras

Really see?
Let yourself be guided along the roads of the region to the discovery of the many Bastides.



  • Magnificent!

    Created on 16/05/2016

    The chateau is magnificent, the accommodation is clean and spacious. We enjoyed the calm, the parkland, the swimming pool and the warm welcome. We will return!

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