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Les Trois Chenes


Excellent 5/5 Score from 20 reviews

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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This lovely self contained character holiday cottage is set in the middle of 13 hectares (33 acres) of well maintained gardens, woodland and pastureland .

Perfect for those seeking peace and tranquillity.

There is a beautiful lake which you are welcome to fish.

This is a lovely place to stay for those who appreciate wildlife.There are many different species of birds,deer roam through our land daily and occasionally wild Boar are seen.

Our comfortable fully equipped holiday accommodation comfortably sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. 1 double and 2 singles.

A welcome pack awaits all arrivals and includes local wine, fresh bread, milk, regional cheese, local eggs,and homemade jam.

Our guests are also invited to pick seasonal organic fruit and veg from our own veg patch (for a small cost) and of course there are fresh local free range eggs.

For sports lovers there are a wide range of activities to choose from including fishing, cycling, walking, swimming, canoeing, horse riding and golf.

You will find the Dordogne is one of the most beautiful regions in France offering forests, farmland, river valleys and bastide towns, pre-history and roman cities, vineyards and châteaux

Friendly but unintrusive owners are on site for any help you may need.

Sorry no children under 12 years or pets ~ No smoking inside the gite

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 50 km, Nearest railway: Montpon 10 km
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

There are 2 bedrooms1 double and 2 singles both with lake views, a modern bathroom with shower, sink and toilet upstairs.

Downstairs there is a well equipped kitchen/diner opening on to a good sized lounge with internet connection ,Satellite TV/English TV, DVD player, CD player and board games.

French doors open out from the lounge into the private garden, overlooking the lake. You'll find a gazebo, table, chairs and charcoal BBQ. All perfect for alfresco dining.

Further details outdoors

The cottage has its own private garden over looking the beautiful lake with table and chairs and BBQ.

Perfect for Alfresco dining.

Fish in the 2 acre lake stocked with carp, rudd ,tench and roach (general fishing tackle available to hire)

Relax and watch the wildlife wandering around

Feel free to stroll around the lake,pastures and woodland.

There is also a boules court and badminton to amuse yourselves

Further details

Friendly but unintrusive owners are on site for any help you may need.

Sorry no children under 12 years or pets

No smoking inside the gite

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

The Dordogne countryside is beautiful with forests, farmland, River valleys and quaint little French villages. Perfect for walking, cycling or driving around.

During the summer months there are plenty of places to hire a canoe for trips along the rivers Isle or Dronne. One being from Montpon.

For those who like a little retail shopping then a French market can be found somewhere every day of the week.

The local Montpon has a market every wed.

Alternatively the City of Bordeaux steeped in history is only 1hr away. A direct train from Montpon is available for those wishing for longer shopping trips taking in an abundance of superb restaurants, cafes, museums and historic buildings including the chateau at Beynac (former home of Richard the Lionheart).

Alternatively, spend a day in the Dordogne's capital and former gallo-roman city Perigueux, or visit the pre-historic caves in the Dordogne valley.

If you love wine you can explore some of the most famous vineyards in the world in nearby St Emilion, Bergerac, Perchemant and Monbazillac .

St Emilion is a major tourist attraction being the oldest wine area of Bordeaux region. Guided tours are available throughout the area visiting ancient châteaux, discovering how the wine is made and tasting samples from their cellars.

Brantome is another idyllic village located to the north of Perigueux on the banks of the River Dronne Which is well worth a visit.

Montpon Menesterol

Closer to home you can visit Loisirs de Chandos Montpon's lovely park that runs along side the river Isle. During the summer season you can enjoy a swim in the fresh water lake with beach, restaurant/cafe and boating. Canoe/kayak trips are available from here.

Lac du Gurcon (40 min) and Lac du Jamaye (30 min) both have larger lakes with facilities including swimming,

fishing , mountain bikes, rock climbing, archery, various cafes and walks through the woodland which is a protected natural area.

Also close by is the river L'isle where you can fish for large catfish and carp amongst many other species. You will need a licence to fish the river which is available to buy in nearby Montpon

The village of Le pizou is only 5 mins drive away for all necessities including a bakers,tabac/bar and grocery store.

Montpon town is only 10km away with a wide range of shops and supermarkets.

There is great night entertainment there once a week throughout July and August where you can sample all sorts of French cuisine, wines and music. Highly recommended and very popular!!

There is a tourist information office in Montpon open 7 days a week with information of all the events and festivals which are held throughout the year.

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6 Oct 2014


"An ideal location for quite holiday with good fishing"

We have just come back from spending four weeks at this GIte, we had great weather with sun every day during our stay, The cottage is in very quite location and was clean and very well equipped.

I enjoy fishing and the lake provided me with an excellent opportunity for practice with my biggest fish been a 17 lb carp and lots of other fish caught during our stay

Lindsey & Keith made us very welcome and thoroughly enjoyed our visit, we certainly plan to visit again in the future.

18 Aug 2014


"Relaxing tranquil retreat"

I recently enjoyed a wonderful relaxing restful stay at les trois chenes! Our hosts Lindsay and Keith were amazing always on hand if we needed them but yet gave us our privacy! The gite is a beautiful home away from home set in a beautiful tranquil setting. I can highly recommend this gite for anyone looking for a relaxing restful time out of the rat race. We will definitely be back

17 Aug 2014


"Perfect place to relax"

We stayed 10 days in this very well equipped and clean gite where we felt very much at home thanks to the excellent hosts Lindsay and Keith who were always very helpful. We had a great time fishing in the lake and relaxing in the beautiful quiet garden away from it all but also managed to do some sightseeing. Thank you to Lindsay and Keith for a very enjoyable holiday.

9 Aug 2014


"An oasis of peace and rural beauty"

Keith and Lindsay have created a beautiful rural oasis of tranquility and sanctuary: the perfect place to leave cares behind and to find nature and peace. The comfortable and attractive gite is set wi… More

8 Jul 2014


"A fantastic gite, well equipped, excellent hosts, beautiful, peaceful and idyllic grounds."

Lindsay and Keith were the perfect hosts, always polite and extremely helpful but were mindful of your privacy.The gite was spotlessly clean, very well equipped and nicely furnished. Upstairs, the bed… More

17 Jan 2014


"So Peaceful and Comfortable. Highly recommended"

From the moment we arrived we felt relaxed, The owners Lindsay and Keith make you feel the place is yours even though they are only next door if you need anything. The Gite is very comfortable, perfectly clean and well equipped. The welcome pack was all local produce and most gratefully received. This is the first time I've felt inclined to write a TripAdvisor review but was so impressed with such a beautiful place and had such a nice time the owners deserved it. Their property covers about 30 acres with a fantastic fishing lake, I'm not a fisherman but I can understand why they would want to sit there all day. I'm an amateur photographer and I was in my element with the wonderful countryside and wildlife.
I look forward to my next visit.

7 Oct 2013


"Comfortable, quiet & well appointed gite in the middle of the countryside."

From the minute we arrived Lindsay & Keith made us feel very welcome. Their lovely gite was very well appointed and very comfortable with good quality furniture and fittings and extremely clean. Set in the middle of their large 'estate' of some 30 acres there was plenty of wildlife to see, deer, numerous birds including buzzards and other birds of prey and with a lake containing a variety of carp up to 10 kg there was plenty to do and see. With the vineyards of the St Emilion region just down the road and the well known beauty spots along the Dordogne not much further away there is something for everyone here.

12 Aug 2013


"A most peaceful, special place to stay."

We arrived at the gite early in the afternoon after travelling across France for 12 hours. We were very tired but immediately the beautiful gite and the surrounding grounds relaxed us straight away. The owners Lindsay and Keith had thoughtfully left us provisions so we could have lunch and relax. Our stay in the gite was very relaxing, there was no noise at all except for birdsong. Lindsay and Keith were fantastic hosts never intrusive but always there to help and give information if needed. We stayed 6 days but really regretted not booking for longer as there was so much we did not have time to visit.
I would certainly recommend this vacation rental to all our friends and family. Thanks Lindsay and Keith it was fantastic and we had a fantastic and memorable break.

11 Aug 2013


"just what we wanted"

We went to a wedding in Villefranche De Longchat in August so we decided to extend our time in France with a stay at Les Trois Chenes This turned out to be a great decision .Keith and Linsay could not… More

13 Jun 2013



This house is exactly as it looks in the photographs. It is so nice to find a reasonably priced holiday house in France that is not furnished from Ikea or with relatives cast offs. It is perhaps the cleanest holiday house I have stayed in. It is not huge but perfectly adequate for 2 adults and 2 children. The setting is perfect and the photographs do not do the exterior justice. Just perfect. Near enough to towns but down a longish driveway in the country you come to this totally lovely cottage, attached to the owners property but private. Huge garden area, lovely patio. Amazing fishing pond where my husband caught some great fish (carp). Lindsay and Keith are lovely. I rarely bother to make friends with the neighbours on holiday but warmed to these 2 down to earth people who were just so easy to get on with. Bird watchers paradise, I wish I had packed the binoculars. I have to add here that the day we arrived in Le Pizou, whilst waiting on Keith to meet us, a flock of Storks landed on a house in the town square. I didnt take a photograph to my eternal regret! But thats the only thing I regret about my fortnight at this holiday house.

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