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Renovated village house in the heart of the village of Pietralba, classified 4 *

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Old house, typical, calm, character and beautiful view. Classified 4 stars

Located in the heart of the oldest part of the village of Pietralba. The first village in the valley of Ostriconi called 'the doors of Balagne'. The house offers all modern facilities while keeping its character. It was classified 4 stars (4/5) by the Tourism Agency of Corsica. It can accommodate four people. Ideal for holidays with family or two couples. It is ideally located for visiting the High Corsica. Pietralba is a mountain village located 500 m high. The first renowned L'Ostriconi beach is 15 minutes away from cars, more walking paths are signposted from the village offering beautiful walks. the river Asco, beautiful rivers is a 10 minute drive. The town of Ile Rousse is 20 minutes. You will find all shops, pharmacies, doctors in the village of Ponte-Leccia, located 10 km.

Louisa Straboni
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pietralba in Haute-Corse

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • river
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • A bathroom upstairs and a bathroom on the ground floor in the bedroom. A toilet on the ground floor and toilet in the bathroom upstairs. Shower towels, guest and gloves are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
  • Two bedrooms: a master suite upstairs with dressing room and a bedroom on the ground floor. In the bedroom 2, there are two twin beds that can be joined to form a double bed 180 cm wide. There is a bathroom in the room. Bed linen crumpled into high quality linen is provided.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • 3 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
The duplex house is accessed by a staircase that overcome cellars, is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. Equipment for a baby can be provided if it is specified at booking. The house has three terraces exposed differently and sunny in turn. A panoramic terrace offers a view of the valley. The laundry room is separate.


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(18 traveller reviews)

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Renovated village house in the heart of the village of Pietralba, classified 4 *
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Hilltop holiday .

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this beautifully appointed apartment in Pietralba. The owner and her brother met us and were very friendly and welcoming. We had a lot of useful and helpful information from them about the village and Corsica in general. Calvi, Ille de Rousse and the beautiful town of St Florent are all within easy driving distance. The house itself is very up to date although the building itself is very old with stacks of character. The panoramic view from the sunny veranda of the valley below is breath taking. A great centre if you are keen walker and not far from beautiful beaches further west.As Pietralba is an ancient hilltop village its roads are very narrow and steep, so take a small car. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Little Gem

  • 5 of 5

We were bowled over by the location of this house. Situated in a mountain village it is surrounded by the most incredible scenery. The arrival instructions were very well organised and Louisa and her family are extremely friendly and helpful. The house is as described on the website and is clean and very well appointed. Everyone in Pietralba is very friendly and welcoming. We spent a very enjoyable evening at the pizzeria in the village and and there is an excellent bakers at the entrance to the village which we walked to every morning for our bread and a coffee. With the option of two terraces you can spend your whole day observing village life! The house is perfectly situated for exploring the La Balagne region. We visited the beach at L'Ostriconi, L'ile Rousse, Calvi and Bastia during our weeks stay and after a long (and hot!) day of sightseeing we were happy to return to the peace and tranquility of this little village house. It really felt like being at home. We will certainly be going back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnifique rénovation dans un charmant village et très agréablement reçus

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans cette magnifique rénovation tout confort,tres propre, tres bien accueillis par Mme straboni. Le plus du village (magnifiquement perché sur les montagnes exposé sud):une excellente boulangerie et charcuterie !

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Sowohl im Haus als auch in dem beschaulichen Bergdörfchen Pietralba haben wir uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Strände und Bergtäler mit Möglichkeiten zu Wanderung oder Flußwanderung/Badestellen sind mit PKW gut erreichbar. Großer Supermarkt in Ponte Lecchia. Besonders toll war der Hiking Trail zur Bocca di Tenda in unmittelbarer Nähe der Wohnung.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Unerwartete Oase

  • 5 of 5

In dem unscheinbaren Bergdorf Petralba befindet sich im ältesten Haus des Dorfes ein nach jeder Kunst der französischen Architektur renoviertes und geschmackvoll ausgestattetes Apartment , das sich über zwei Ebenen erstreckt und mit drei Terrassen ausgestattet ist. Die schönste öffnet sich in Richtung Süd und bietet einen atemberaubenden Blick zu jeder Tageszeit auf die Berge und ins Tal. Die Wohnung ist darüber hinaus außergewöhnlich komplett ausgestattet (Waschmaschine, Geschirrspüler, Klimaanlage, Nespressomaschine, Toaster und Mikrowelle) - ein Kompliment an die äußerst sympathische Vermieterin Louisa Straboni!

Das Apartment liegt ca 15 Autominuten vom Strand Ostriconi entfernt. Der Strand ist in einem folgenden 10 minütigen Fußmarsch zu erreichen. Der Strand ist naturbelassen aber von Rettungsschwimmern überwacht. Wer die Berg liebt, kann direkt vom Apartment aus wunderbare Bergwanderungen in verschiedene Richtungen antreten.

Auch kulinarisch kommt der Gast auf seine Rechnung - sei es in der einzigen Pizzeria im Ort oder in der Boulangerie an der Ortsausfahrt.

Bemerkenswert ist auch die Freundlichkeit und Gelassenheit der Dorfbewohner. Unsere Kinder liebten es, das Dorf zu erkunden.

Was jedoch gefragt ist: ein wendiges, nicht zu großes Fahrzeug und Kenntnisse im Bergfahren.

Andrea, Roland und Kinder

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Environnent dépaysant et reposant...

  • 5 of 5

La maison est très confortable dans un charmant village. Sa position centrale permet de rayonner facilement tant vers les belles plages du desert des Agriates que vers la rivière. ..avec une préférence pour la vallée de la Restonica.

La propriétaire est prévenante et nous transmet l'attachement qu'elle porte à son village. Les voisins sont très sympathiques. ..merveilleuse semaine à Pietralba.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
24.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Le village
Nearest Ferry
31 Kilometres
Île Rousse
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Île Rousse
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Ponte Leccia
Nearest Restaurant
Le village
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £437.97

20 € de frais de ménage à ajouter si le locataire ne souhaite pas effectuer le ménage.
Pendant la pèriode d'été, les locations sont de 7 jours minimum et se font du samedi au samedi.

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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