About the property
- Villa1614 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
6 double bedrooms, 3 bathroom, 12 person villa. Child equipped. Dogs welcome.
Refurbished villa on 2 levels.
Open plan living/dining room.
Well equipped kitchen, dishwasher & gas oven.
2 twin/double rooms on the ground floor with outside access into the garden.
A bathroom and separate toilet.
Second floor with 4 further double bedrooms:
Bedroom 3 - double bed,
Bedroom 4 - 2 x 90 beds or super king size bed,
Bedroom 5 - 2 x 90 beds or super king size bed,
Bedroom 6 - king size bed,
Garage, with connecting door into the kitchen, with 10kg washing machine.
Large south facing terrace the length of the property, a wendy house, 2 spacious dog kennels with separate enclosures, a BBQ, large enclosed garden.
French TV with English satellite, WiFi Internet connection.
The property is very close to the riding school, race course, 9 hole golf course, sailing school, beautiful sand beach. and within 5kms of parachuting, ULM flights, 18 hole golf course.
Activities: St Martin is a really fantastic place for people of all ages. There is an amazing range of activities for ages from 3+. At the bottom of the street is the sailing club, which also does sand yachting, kite surfing etc. Next to it is the golf course. In the other direction is the riding school. If you take the coast road to Granville you pass another golf course and the airfield, where the brave can go parachute jumping or take a ULM flight over the bay of Mont St Michel.
The area is rich in chateaux, churches and cathedrals, including Mont St Michel and Coutances (in May there is the famous Jazz sous les Pommiers. The Normandy Landing beaches are also about an hour away. There is a very child-friendly zoo not far away too.
The House: Maison Mielles, is a villa that was totally renovated in the summer of 2010. The house is a very comfortable family house, suitable for very large families or several families sharing. The house sleeps 12 very comfortably, and has a large enclosed private garden, good for running around and football.
There are four bedrooms with twin beds that can be converted into superking size beds if preferred and two other bedrooms, one with a queen size 140cm double bed and the other with a 160cm double bed. They are hotel quality beds, which are extremely comfortable. There are also two wooden cot beds (under 2s).
The bedrooms are situated on both floors, which allows for some extra privacy. The two downstairs bedrooms both have the twin/superking option, with a bathroom and loo shared between the two rooms. Upstairs are two bathrooms one with bath and loo, and one with a shower and a separate loo.
Traveling light: There are also two high chairs, and we can provide potties, a baby bath, extra high chairs etc if needed. The house is also equipped with plastic plates, spoons and knives for children. My own children are 4 & 6, and so there is a good range of toys for the smalls, including a wendy house, and all the necessary buckets, spades and toys for the beach.
We also supply all the towels for the beach and house, all linens and a 10kg washing machine and all the cleaning products. Our aim is that you should be able to travel as light as possible. There is a good selection of books and films (hundreds) in the house, both for adults and children, and Sky freeview TV.
If any of your party wishes to bring dogs, we have two dog kennels and runs, and there are great walks in every direction.
We can also offer a 20% discount on ferry crossings with Brittany Ferries.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- english, french
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 12, 2018
About Polly Watt
I am a single mum with two daughters aged 8 & 9. I work half time as a teacher at a Business School, and run an online local food business.
Polly Watt purchased this Villa in 2010
Why Polly Watt chose Saint-Martin de Bréhal
I wasn't looking to buy another house, but this property is in the most ideal location, particularly for family holidays with dogs! I grew up around horses and the neighbours own a large horse spa. I love watching them being exercised on the beach. I never looked at another house - it was this one or nothing!
What makes this Villa unique
Right on the edge of the village, so very peaceful and surrounded by great dog walks. At the end of the street is the beach 12 km of sand - just beautiful. Minutes up the coast from Granville a beautiful historic town with masses to do.
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Spacious and comfortable
We had two fantastic weeks staying here. The beds are extremely comfortable , the house large and very well equipped with everything we needed for a great extended family holiday.
very well looked after property,ideal for a beach holiday as long as you get the weather.it is what is says in the description.ideal for large families,would recommend this property to anyone,thank you polly
Lovely family, very easy to deal with, who sadly had a week of unseasonably wet weather.
A lovely house with many activities for children
The hous was very big and comfortable. It was full of games and puzzles and had a lovely garden with a play house for the kids. The owner had even left boots, beach towels and other useful stuff. The owner was also nice and easy to have contact with. Always replied promply. The beach is just five minutes from the house with a long boardwalk perfect for stolling, walking or runing. The Brasseri in the village was nice and had good - not expensive - food. Our kids was on the beach everyday to collect shellfish, so we had that every night. Just lovely!
Great guests, left the house in good condition, and will be very welcome to come back.
Great family holiday location
We had a great week here. The house is well kitted out with everything a family might need, including loads of games and beach equipment. Polly was there to greet us on arrival and we were able to contact her when needed during our stay.
The kitchen had everything we needed and more. The bedrooms had plenty of room and the beds are really comfortable.
We went with another family and had plenty of space to spread out. The kids loved the enclosures garden and charged around it all week.
Every window has a shutter so the bedrooms are blacked out at night, which was great to keep the children sleeping after sunrise.
It is 5 minutes walk from the beach and 10 from the village centre. Eating out was limited in the village but lots of places to drive to.
It is in driving distance of lots of great days out, including a really well done zoo.
A great base for a family holiday
Warm and Freindly
Arrived to be met by Polly who was very proud of her house and rightly so, all as described dog friendly, clean, nice area and close to the beach.
We have two Labradors who if could speak found it just like home from home.
It was the little touches that made this place for instance the kitchen fully stocked with all that one would want for a dinner party and all the bathrooms having soap, toilet paper and shower gell plus endless supplies of tea and coffee filters.
The week we chose was very cold but the house was lovely and warm Polly even explained how to turn up the boiler and told us not to worry as she also supplied lots of wood for the lovely open fire. This was truly a pleasant experience from some of the other houses we have stayed in. I would highly recommend this house dog and child friendly and also the Internet worked perfectly, well done.
Lovely people and really beautiful dogs. Our cleaner said that they were very good dogs and left no extra cleaning to do! Very pleased you had a comfortable stay and hope to see you again soon.
Maison Mielles, Great Villa!
We had a great time in Maison Mielles. The house was very clean, the beds super. We have stayed in many holiday homes in the past, but this house has the best equipped kitchen we ever seen. We stayed with 9 adults and 1 child and a dog. There was enough of everything for all. Also perfect to bring your dog. Garden was fenced, no problem to leave the dog in the garden when going out. Only 5 minutes to the beach, we went to Mont st Michel, Carentan, Avarange, Utah beach, museum dead man's corner. Actually there was nothing to complain about. Not even the weather!
A fabulous family with a charming dog, who came for a wedding anniversary. I hope that they will be coming back as they were such a pleasure to have.
St Martin de Bréhal, is a popular family beach resort, situated just north of historic Granville, birth place of Dior. At the end of the street is a 9 hole golf course, the sailing school (with sand yachting, sailing lessons, kite surfing and wind surfing) and the 12km sandy beach, with the biggest tides in Europe. The property is 300m from the race course and riding school, and about 800m from the village centre. It is approximately 1 hour from the D-Day Landing beaches to the north, and 1 hour from Mont St Michel to the south-east. The property is very close to the salt marshes for excellent walking and bike paths. Throughout the summer there are concerts and activities in the village centre. Flying lessons, microlight flights and parachuting jumping are available, with views of Mont St Michel, 3 kms away, next to the 18 hole golf-course. Golf: There are two local all year courses, one with 9 holes at the bottom of the street and the other 3.5km away, which is 18 holes.
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For the best insurance cover we recommend you pay using our secure payment facility, we also accept Paypal, bank transfers and euro cheques. FOR PERIODS OUT OF HIGH/PEAK SEASON 3 NIGHT WEEKENDS AVAILABLE FOR 70% OF WEEKLY RATE, AND FLEXIBLE START AND FINISH DATES