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The Haystack Madonie

Bedrooms Studio
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type barn


About the property

Studio cottage with loft, kitchen and bathroom with views of Petralia Sottana

Delightful and quaint stone cottage, with straw roof, in the countryside. Southern exposure with views of the village, Petralia Sottana, medieval pearl in the heart of the Madonie. It has a double sofa bed and, on the mezzanine, two futon beds. Kitchen with refrigerator and oven. Bathroom with shower. Woodstove. Just 300 meters from the main road that leads to Piano Battaglia. The country is at a minute's drive away and offers atmospheres features Sicilian hinterland and picturesque spots among its cobbled stone streets. Within walking distance numerous nature trails and hiking trails and bicycle paths, very scenic. Just 3 km adventure park Madonie (possible excursion to the highest shrine in Europe, the Sanctuary of the Madonna of the High (1819 meters), with spectacular scenic views of Etna and the valleys of the Monti Iblei and Monti sicani. The country offers numerous points of interest. Of significant importance is the Mother Church, in 1600, contains numerous sculptures and paintings of exquisite workmanship and a pipe organ in baroque style in 1851. Not far from the Church of the Trinity to the Abbey, which houses a large marble altarpiece by Gian Domenico Gagini, ten meters high, with twenty-three bas-reliefs depicting the life of Christ. Just outside the village the large complex of the Convent of the Friars Minor Reformed, 1700, recently restored and now a study center. In the center the Civic Museum 'Antonio Collisani': a geopark in which you can see and touch the birth and the geology of Sicily. Since February 2004, the Parco delle Madonie is inserted in UNESCO Global Network of Geopark, visited along the various organized educational tours. More news and photos on facebook 'the haystack Madonie ".

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn on Province of Palermo on Sicily

Property Type:
  • barn
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flessibile / Check-out: Flessibile
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    - 1 Double Bed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • ski


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(1 traveller review)

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The Haystack Madonie
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Molto accogliente

  • 5 of 5

Un monolocale perfettamente equipaggiato di tutto. Molto accogliente, consigliato per due persone. Panorama superbo di Petralia sottana e ampio spazio esterno dove potere organizzare un barbecue e prendersi il sole. Un ringraziamento a Calogero che ci ha accolto donandoci una bottiglia di vino rosso e una di olio di produzione propria. Consigliato.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Palermo - Catania
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Petralia Sottana
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
120 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Palermo - Catania
Nearest Ski
18 Kilometres
Piano Battaglia
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Petralia Sottana, a lovely medieval pearl in the heart of the Madonie.

E 'can go trekking, mountain biking, scenic hikes on Mount Madonna High and Piano Battaglia.

Etna reached in a couple of hours. The mosaics of Piazza Armerina are just over an hour, as well as Palermo and the seaside resorts of Mondello and Cefalu.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn on Province of Palermo, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Tariffe speciali per soggiorni prolungati o famiglie. Contattateci.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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