Chateau Tournesol - Pool Cottage

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2


Wedding Venue Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Ideal for Parties Stag/Hen Allowed

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The Pool Cottage is one of the stunning residences belonging to Chateau Tournesol, a 17th Century castle situated in the beautiful region of Gascony. 

Sleeping up to 8 guests and enjoying lovely gardens, private access and parking, as well as a shared pool, the property is perfect for a family seeking for a peaceful getaway.

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 activities available for you at the castle! See our "Location" Tab for more details!

Note: you will have access to the Pool Cottage amenities and to the shared pool only. Other guests may be staying in the main chateau. You may choose to rent our Pool Cottage together with the Cedar 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.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The swimming pool is shared with guests staying at neighbouring Chateau Tournesol Cedar 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 Working Fireplace

Cottage Interior

Ground Floor

- 1 bedroom with double bed (140 cm) - patio doors to terrace
- 1 bathroom with sink, walk-in shower, separate toilet and hairdryer
- Fully equipped kitchen (traditional oven, microwave, 3 gas and 1 electric stove, fridge + freezer, coffee machine, breakfast bar, dishwasher, fireplace, washing machine, tumble dryer)
- Open plan dining area with 8 chairs
- Lounge with LCD Flat Screen Cable TV, DVD player, CD player and two sofas

First Floor

- 1 bedroom with double bed (170 cm) and single bed
- 1 bedroom with 3 single beds
- 1 bathroom with sin, bath, toilet and hairdryer

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
- I-pod docking station on request
- Burglar Alarm
- Park view
- Pool view


About the surrounding area of Chateau Tournesol - Pool Cottage
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes 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 Town/City Nerac


Nearest Village Espiens

(1 km )

Nearest Tennis Espiens

(2 km )

Nearest Golf Golf d'Albret

(12 km )

Nearest Supermarket Nerac


Nearest Bar/Pub Nerac


Nearest Shop Nerac



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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

  • <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.
Tax €0.50/person/night. 12 years and under free
Pets welcome? Yes
Smoking Allowed? outside only.
Minimum stay 2 nights
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? €80 per week.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 4th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £977 £1,300 £1,622 £1,945 £2,280
Aug 29th 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 £704 £936 £1,168 £1,401 £1,627
Mar 27th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 £704 £936 £1,168 £1,401 £1,627
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 £977 £1,300 £1,622 £1,945 £2,280
Aug 28th 2021 - Jan 5th 2022 £704 £936 £1,168 £1,401 £1,627

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 4th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €1,019 €1,341 €1,664 €1,986 €2,377
Aug 29th 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 €734 €966 €1,198 €1,430 €1,696
Mar 27th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 €734 €966 €1,198 €1,430 €1,696
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 €1,019 €1,341 €1,664 €1,986 €2,377
Aug 28th 2021 - Jan 5th 2022 €734 €966 €1,198 €1,430 €1,696

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 4th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $1,146 $1,468 $1,791 $2,113 $2,673
Aug 29th 2020 - Mar 27th 2021 $825 $1,057 $1,289 $1,522 $1,907
Mar 27th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 $825 $1,057 $1,289 $1,522 $1,907
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 $1,146 $1,468 $1,791 $2,113 $2,673
Aug 28th 2021 - Jan 5th 2022 $825 $1,057 $1,289 $1,522 $1,907

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.



  • Wonderful!

    Posted by Gerry on 18/08/2018

    Overall experience was great including quiet location and the folks we met in the venue.

  • Charming

    Created on 31/05/2016

    In the heart of nature and vineyards, this little restored house is full of calm and charm. The location allowed us to escape the chaos of everyday life and indulge in the wines of the region.

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