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Villa In A Private Gated Development ** Free WiFI***Free Pool Heating**

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Saint Jean de Monts, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France - Villa Adjacent To A Large Pine Forest And Is Only 5 Minutes Drive To The Beach Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms)

A modern Vendee style 4-bedroom villa with garage, within its own private gated development. Large front and rear garden with a heated pool, close to sandy beaches, shops and historic town of St Jean de Monts. Outdoor dining and lounging furniture (normally stored in garage) provided for your use, and built in garden barbecue. Boules playing area in the rear garden. It is part of the Domaine de Vertmarines, a development of holiday rental and private homes in a beautifully maintained landscaped setting and direct access to the large forest adjacent to the Domaine. The forest is vast and has many cycle tracks where you can explore other towns along the coast, including St. Hilaire-de-riz, St. Gilles, Notre Dame de Monts, and many more.

The town of St Jean de Monts is close by for all amenities, such as, bank, bakery, chemist and small boutique shops, along with a large outdoor market on a Wednesday and Saturday and an indoor market held every day.

Saint-Jean-de-Monts is renowned for its sandy beach, more than eight kilometres long. Due to its often low tides, it offers a great area for walkers, fishermen, and beach games and sports. St Jean de Monts has several glorious beaches which include the Plage Central, the Plages des Demoiselles to the south and the Plage de la Tonnelle to the north. The beach widens out to a glorious stretch of fine sand and there are 7 stations de surveillance along the commercial stretch of beach. There are all of the facilities that you would expect to find at a large commercial beach and nearby are numerous activities including many water sports, golf (links course) just a few minutes away at St Jean de Monts and a further couse near St. Gilles, mini golf, horse riding (just two minute drive from the villa) etc etc. The area boasts the highest number of sunshine hours in the whole of France.

The town is noteworthy for the recent restoration of its seafront, a vast town planning operation taking over five years to complete. The successful result now means a network of footpaths and cycle tracks are enhanced by an array of plants, flowers and shrubs. The predominantly flat terrain has allowed for the development of a vast 500 km² network of cyclepaths, known as the Sentiers Cyclables de la Vendée. These paths stretch from the island of Noirmoutier in the north, south past Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. Jean-de-Monts is one of the most popular resorts in the Vendée and is within easy access of many attractions, including the little town of St Gilles Croix de Vie, a 20 minute drive away, with its quirky little tourist shops, old-style carousel and gorgeous ice cream, ideal for summertime evening strolls. The Island of Noirmoutier is a short boat trip, where you can walk along the beaches of Noirmoutier and enjoy the surrounding areas. Where’s the world’s best theme park? Orlando? Tokyo? Walt Disney World? Or in a little corner of the Vendée in France, tucked between the cities of Nantes and La Rochelle? Puy du Fou — a historical theme park complete with full reenactments and shows — is an interesting day trip. In 2012 Puy du Fou carried off the top theme park prize in the theme park Oscars, the Thea Awards, in Los Angeles for its creativity, quality and originality. Although the Puy du Fou theme park has no rides, it is far from short on spectacular experiences. It’s now the second most visited theme park in France, after Disneyland Paris.

More Details

Rose Walker
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

About Rose Walker

Myself and my husband first discovered St Jean de Monts over 10 years ago while we lived in the UK. We enjoy cycling, golf, long walks, and exploring the different areas of the Vendee. We enjoy the long walks on the beach early in the morning watching the sunrise from the beach and in the evening watching the sunset from our west facing patio. Its spectacular.

Rose Walker purchased this villa in 2004

Why Rose Walker chose Saint-Jean-de-Monts

We originally visited the area with friends who bought in the Domain. We were soon smitten, its hard not to be. We all love the area as everything is on your door step. The beach is just a five minute drive away. The Vendee is a wonderful area with miles of sandy beaches and loads to keep the children entertained. Weather is perfect - sunny almost every day, temperatures pleasant without the fierce heat of southern France. The vendee coast is famous for its "sunny coast"

with more sunshine here than anywhere else in France. Its never too busy and much more relaxed than other areas in the south.

What makes this villa unique

Everything is close to the Domaine de Vertmarine. We love the walks on the long beach watching the locals collect small shell fish when the tide goes out. We love the markets.. Great choice of excellent restaurants. Lots of entertainment for the Children and all close by. We enjoy going for a long cycle or a walk in the adjacent woods.

Sometimes we prefer just to relax by the pool, read a book and in the evening light the bbq and enjoy a glass. Thats what we like about staying at the villa. Its all up to you whatever you want to do!

Guestbook comments from the owner

2015 is the first private letting of the Villa which has been updated with new furniture
Dec 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Saint-Jean-de-Monts in Vendee

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 family bathrooms one with bath/shower and second shower/wc incl luxury vanity sinks and heated towel rail.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Downstairs there is a double bedroom with double bed. There is a second bedroom downstairs (twin) both adjacent to bathroom and wc. Upstairs there is a further double bedroom and a second twin room also both adjacent to shower/wc.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Barbecue, Private pool with pool heating, parking, garden front and back garden furniture. Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine. Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, TV. Outside: The locked gated garden and private pool area is fully enclosed and for exclusive use of guests. However, please note that the swimming pool is not separately fenced in from the rest of the garden. There is a secure pool cover which must be used if pool left unattended. All children must be supervised at all times in the vicinity of the pool and it is forbidden to dive. The swimming pool is approx 9m x 4.3m with a cover and can be heated for an additional cost. The water treatment is by salt-electrolysis system. Garden furniture – table and chairs for 8, plus 4 sun-loungers (normally stored in the garage). Plus there is a brick built barbecue. The immediate area around the pool is tiled. Utility Room: Door leading from the kitchen to garage houses the washer plus additional fridge to store drinks etc Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: towels and bed linen (sheets) are available on request. Pillows, blankets and duvets are supplied Other: Outside BBQ, loungers, dining table and chairs large heated swimming pool. All rooms/doors except main door have wooden Vendee style shutter


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average rating of 4.714286 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful villa, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this villa for 2 weeks during July/ August. The villa was much bigger than expected, perfect for 2 families. It was clean and tidy and the kitchen had everything that we needed. Large living area with plenty of seating. TV and a good selection of dvds. Bedrooms were all a good size. The pool was fantastic. Excellent size. Very clean and heated well. Enjoyed by the adults & children. Plenty of room in the garden for children to play. The location was brillant. Approx 15minute cycle ride down to the beach along the forest tracks (5min drive) Beautiful beach, plenty of restaurants to choose from. Rose was a fantastic host. Easy to contact and happy to help with any queries.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We had a fantastic stay here!

  • 5 of 5

The property is very well appointed and maintained. The swimming pool was brilliant and we didn't need the heating. In terms of the holiday, the cycle routes were perfect for us and our daughters (13 and 7) and we found that by going out the back of the complex we could cycle to the beach and town in 10 to 15 minutes along cycle routes and quiet roads. There was plenty to do in the local area, canoeing and day visits out.

When I couldn't work the washing machine, Rose (owner) was on the end of the phone to help out So it was sorted almost immediately. Would definitely recommend a stay here.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa

  • 4 of 5

This property is in a very quiet Domaine, the Villa is spacious and well appointed, the pool is fantastic, close enough to Saint Jean De Monts to get there quickly but far enough away to be peaceful and private, an enjoyable 2 weeks with everything we could want in a Holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very nice property with lots of space for 8 people and a good sized private pool

  • 5 of 5

Stayed the first week in August with the property located in a nice position a couple of miles from Beaches, local Town and Hyper-Market. Property sleeps 8 comfortably and has a large kitchen, dining, lounge area that works well. Property is on a small secluded holiday resort and backs onto pine forest with cycle/walking tracks to the beach. Quite a few nice coastal towns with in easy driving reach and some local attractions such as a water park. I would recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Villa

  • 5 of 5

What a great find, lovely Villa which is very well equipped, great location and good communication from owners

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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A super villa, with a great pool

  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa, with everything you need to relax for a holiday. The pool is great, location of the villa gives you privacy.

I would strongly recommend the villa for a summer holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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The beach is 5 minutes drive or a 10 to 15 minute cycle. The beach is all sandy and is very deep and about 5 kilometers long, there is also a lovely beach at St Gilles. For surfing you can go to Le-Sables, there are also other beaches on the way, and they hire wet suits and boards.


The nearest airport is Nantes, City Jet fly there from London City Airport, check the web. for other airlines, as this has been changing. Easyjet do operate some flights. Nantes is 50 minutes drive, there are also plenty of car hire companies. You can also use Poitiers or La-Rochelle. If you prefer to bring your car the best port to arrive at is St Malo you then have a 2.5 hour drive, but you can use Caan which is a 4 hour drive. Both ports are served by Brittany Ferries.


St Jean De Monts is 5 minutes drive away.

St Gilles Croix de Vie is 15 minutes drive, Challans is also 15 minutes. The city of Nantes is 1 hour away, there are many towns that you can visit all within an hour away.

Further Details:

In St Jean de Monts there are all the shops and banks you will need, there are also larger supermarkets 5 minutes from the house. There are restaurants to suit families, with different tastes, and also very special restaurants for the connoisseur of French cooking. Details of restaurants and local activities can be found in our guest information folder in the house, including go-karting, quad bikes, cycle hire, and in the forest there is an adventure course up in the trees, it has the longest zip wire in Europe. Its completely safe as you are attached to the cables and it is well supervised, it's fun for all ages. There is a redundant rail way line which has been converted to a cycle rail (Velorail), the specially made bikes seat 4 persons and you cycle along the line, stopping for your picnic when ever you like.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Saint-Jean-de-Monts, Vendee

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Summer 2018
28 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
4 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
11 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £750

Booking Notes:

Booking deposit does not form part of the rental rate. It converts to a security deposit during your stay and will be returned less deductions after your stay.
Discounted rate applies for two or more weeks booked in high season

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure day is Saturdays only, however this could be flexible in off peak periods, please ask. You can arrive at 4pm and must vacate by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Discounted rate applies for two or more weeks booked off season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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