Villa Pierre Paul

Porto Vecchio & Bonifacio, Corsica

  • 8
  • 4
  • 3
  • Delightful family villa
  • Set in over an acre of land
  • Private heated satlwater swimming pool
  • Beaches 8-minute drive
  • Porto Vecchio 10-minute drive

Scattered on the hillsides of Precojo village within generous open grounds, Villa Pierre Paul is ideal for the larger family or a group of friends. If the interior’s stylish furnishings and state-of-the-art technology are quietly urbane, the surrounding space and facilities root this villa firmly in the country – from the grazing paddock, to the compact sports pitch (kitted out with football nets) and play area (beloved by children, though unsupervised). Making the best of the outdoors is in fact de rigueur here: the outside bar area and summer kitchen make dining al fresco an uncomplicated pleasure; hours are whiled away by the infinity pool and on the covered veranda.

The ample gardens also house a small open-plan cottage suitable for friends or older children, offering that extra degree of independence.


Accommodation

Layout

  • 4 bedroom villa (sleeps 2-8)

Main house

  • Open-plan living-dining room 
  • Kitchen includes hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher
  • 1 double bedroom with open-plan shower (no WC)
  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 twin bedroom
  • Shower room with WC
  • Separate WC

Separate suite

  • Double bedroom with open-plan shower room with WC
  • Kitchenette corner
  • Sitting area
  • Garden and veranda

General

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Washing machine
  • Satellite TV with English channels, DVD player, CD player/radio (USB socket for MP3 player)
  • Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pool and bath towels provided
  • Children's play area with swing
  • Small football pitch
  • Basketball hoop
  • Barbecue
  • Summer kitchen
  • Open-air shower
  • WC
  • Private saltwater swimming pool 11m x 6m (depth 0.8m – 1.8m), security gate, access via ladder
  • Pool is heated from 14 May to 17 June and from 28 August to 1 October (outside these dates the pool can be heated at a charge of £150/week and must be pre-booked)

Cleaning/linen

  • 1 week holidays – does not include a mid-stay clean or bed linen/towel change
  • 2 week holidays – includes a light mid-stay clean and bed linen/towel change
  • Additional cleaning can be arranged if required for €25/hour (2 hour minimum and subject to availability)

WiFi

  • All properties with WiFi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails*

* We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.

Villa access times

  • Check-in time – 4.00pm
  • Check-out time – 9.00am

Location

  • Porto Vecchio 10min drive
  • Santa Giulia beach 8min drive
  • Palombaggia beach 8min drive
  • Figari Airport 30min drive

Car hire

Car options

Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are included in the package price of your holiday:

  • 2-3 guests – 1 Group C, Peugeot 2008 or similar*
  • 4 guests – 1 Group H, Citroen C4 Picasso or similar*
  • 5 guests – 1 Group K, Renault Grand Scenic or similar*
  • 6 guests – 2 Group C, Peugeot 2008 or similar*
  • 7 guests – 1 Group C, Peugeot 2008, and 1 Group H, Citroen C4 Picasso, or similar*
  • 8 guests – 2 Group H, Citroen C4 Picasso or similar*

* All our cars include comprehensive insurance with zero excess. For this particular destination, the undercarriage is not included in the cover.

Car specifications

Group C – 1-1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 1 small suitcase*

Group H – 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 2 small suitcases*

Group K – 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 2 large suitcases*

The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.

Group D - Peugeot 3008 or similar, 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 3 large suitcase*

Group E – SUV Automatic Toyota CHR Hybrid or similar, 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 1 large and 2 small suitcases*

Group F – Ford Mondeo or similar, 2.0 litre engine, 2 large and 2 small suitcases*

Group G – VW Coccinelle CC Cabriolet or similar, 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 1 large suitcase*

Group J – Peugeot 308 GPS or similar, 1-1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 1 small suitcase*

Group L – Renault Captur Automatic or similar, 1.1-1.6 litre engine, 1 large and 1 small suitcase*

Group N – 9-seater Toyota Proace or similar, 1.2-1.6 litre engine, 1 large and 1 small suitcase*

Group X - Citroen Berlingo or similar, 1-1.6 litre engine, 3 large and 1 small suitcase*

* Suitcase sizes are based on a large suitcase being approximately 75cm x 41cm x 31cm, a medium suitcase of approximately 65cm x 46cm x 29cm and a small suitcase of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.

Customer feedback

We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Pierre Paul. The gardens are expansive and it was great to have such a large pool. We were a party of two adults, six teenagers and there was plenty of space for us all to spread out and feel relaxed. The villa is very well located for beautiful beaches.
Mrs F Anderson – August 2018

Thank you, Eric, Natalie and Roberto from Simpson Travel, for making everything go so well at Villa Pierre Paul. A wonderful family villa with all you need for every age (our youngest being 2-years-old!). The kitchen and pool are a delight. Beach wise for the family Rondinara was the best – loads of space and parking plus a very decent café. For the grown-ups, Palombaggia hits the spot, but book your sun lounger prior to arrival! Then enjoy a very lazy lunch.
Graeme, Jess, Charlie and Emma – June 2018

I cannot recommend Simpson Travel enough! It was our first holiday as a family of five – with a new-born. Corsica is the IDEAL destination for families. Villa Pierre Paul with its gated pool was safe and luxurious at the same time. The separate suite was a perfect retreat for our nanny. Children, parents and nanny were all THRILLED and we want to come back next year. Bravo Simpson Travel – you have gained a loyal family of fans and we will be back for many more happy holidays in the future.
Mrs Flavard-Jones – May 2018

Thank you, Eric and Natalie! We have had an amazing holiday here at Villa Pierre Paul. What a beautiful villa with everything we could ever need! It is our first family holiday with Eva (age 4) and Charlie (age 1) and the grandparents. We couldn’t have asked for more. Brilliant trips to the local beaches and town. Lots of exploring the villa grounds and getting to know the wildlife and we love Oregan the horse – he’s had lots of carrots! We have loved the swings and spent hours in the pool and Charlie will miss the trips on the trike – it’s even been around the cobbled streets of Bonifacio Old Town! We have loved every minute and can’t wait to return.
Louise, Symon, Eva, Charles, Linda and Malcolm – May 2018

We had an amazing holiday at Villa Pierre Paul. What a beautiful villa with everything we could ever need and more – the owners had thought of everything. Our first family holiday with our children aged 4 and 1 (and the grandparents!). We couldn’t have asked for more – brilliant trips to the local beaches and towns, lots of exploring the villa grounds and getting to know gorgeous Oregon, the horse. We loved the swings and spent hours in the pool. We loved every minute and can’t wait to return.
Louise Kowalew – May 2018

Amazing scenery, fantastic climbs, both on foot and in the car. Lovely villages, especially Bonifacio and Sartène. Beautiful beaches and great sea. Villa Pierre Paul has everything we needed and is a really well thought out properly – lovely views/location. All in all a very special week in Corsica thanks to the owner Eric and to Kimberly of Simpson Travel.
Darrell & Richard – September 2017 

Wonderful villa, beautiful location, everything here – we have two teenage girls but would love to have found this when they were younger – so safe. Corsica is a beautiful island. Eric and Natalie have thought of everything and Simpson Travel were fantastic – booking a lovely hotel for a special birthday meal – it was perfect. Thank you so very much.
The Mason Family – July 2017

Another fantastic, trouble-free, relaxing holiday in a lovely villa in a fantastic location! Thank you!
Mr Roslyn – July 2017

Villa Pierre Paul is perfect for (extended) families. The photos on the website don't quite do it justice, but the villa and its surrounds are huge. You could eat at a different dining table every day for a week. The outside kitchen is brilliant – the built-in barbecue got plenty of use. Only slight shame was we never got round to using the pizza oven! Pool was a perfect temperature and safely gated. And there's so much else for kids to do outside at the villa – although they get easily distracted by Origan the friendly horse. Great service once again from Simpson Travel – would love to stay for two weeks next time.
Mr Clyde – June 2016

Fantastic – would definitely use Simpson Travel again.
Mrs Taylor – May 2016

 

 

Our first trip to Corsica and we are smitten. The villa, facilities, location were all superb and as ever Simpson Travel did a great job. We will be exploring more of Corsica with Simpson in the future. Thanks to all concerned in making this a great trip.
Mrs Bishop-Clark – September 2015

We would like to thank Simpson Travel for providing a wonderful holiday. Having previously travelled to Northern Corsica, we were keen to explore the south of the island for our holiday this year and were certainly not disappointed. Villa Pierre Paul was one of the best villas we have ever stayed in and offered complete rest, relaxation, stunning décor, and was extremely well equipped throughout. The owners were a delight and made us feel very welcome. The location of the villa was superb – accessible for exploring yet in a private location within a very small village. We have travelled with Simpson Travel on several occasions now, and are never disappointed as they take the stress out of organising the booking of a holiday and all the staff are always extremely helpful. We have recommended the company to several people and sincerely hope for many more successful years with the company – no doubt we will be using you again in the future. Thank you.
Mrs Chapman – September 2014

This is our 6th or 7th time on Corsica as we love it so much. We have been to this villa five times – as always, it is wonderful here. The villa is clean, tidy and well equipped and the pool is perfect. The grounds are also lovely.
Mr Colegrave – August 2014

Thank you for a wonderful week in your beautiful villa. We had wall-to-wall sunshine and made constant use of the pool.
Mr Coles – August 2014

Our first time to Corsica and we will definitely be back again! Absolutely beautiful! We had a lovely time at the villa. It was certainly one the best equipped villas we have ever stayed at.
Mrs Ferguson – August 2014

What an amazing week at this beautiful villa. The villa and all its grounds were immaculate and we enjoyed using all the outdoor games with four teenagers. All the beaches were lovely and each member of our family had their own preference.
Mrs Bowers – July 2014

What a wonderful villa. Not sure we managed to eat at every available table but we did our best! So well equipped and a beautiful garden. A gorgeous time to visit Corsica – the flowers were beautiful, a lovely temperature and not too crowded.
The Woolston Family – May 2014

Our second trip with Simpson Travel and a great one again. Perfect service. Villa Pierre Paul was fabulous. Superb grounds including the resident horse Oregan (our two daughters loved this) and football goals (which the boys loved). Plus the outdoor facilities of a barbecue, bar and kitchen area were a bonus. A great location for the access of great beaches. It was a short drive from Porto Vecchio – the beautiful town and port which hosts some amazing restaurants. Also a short drive from the supermarket which has an excellent meat counter, ideal for the barbecue. A great holiday for the whole family (aged 2-66 years)!
Mrs Rowe – August 2013

We had a very relaxing stay – our fourth visit to Corsica but this has been the best villa with everything beautifully equipped. The best beach was still Pinarello – worth a 20-minute car journey. This was possibly our last family holiday – two daughters off to university in October – so thank you for providing such a lovely, relaxing place to stay.
The Sykes Family – August 2013

Our choice of Corsican properties is as diverse as the island itself, ranging from simple seaside charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal. To help you make the right choice based on your own priorities, we have devised a simple grading guide to be considered in conjunction with each individual property description, awarding up to a maximum of five stars for the below categories.

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Just across the water from Sardinia, history takes a cosmopolitan turn in the winding streets, imposing citadels and elegant marinas of Bonifacio and Porto Vecchio. A luxury holiday here comes with no shortage of style, and plenty of restaurants, cafés, boutiques and museums. Not far away, you'll also find the family-friendly beaches of Pinarello and pine-shaded Palombaggia, as well as the white sands of Santa Giulia and chic St Cyprien.

To complement this elegant destination, we offer a selection of handpicked luxury villas, boutique hotels and apartments in Porto Vecchio and Bonifacio, near the beautiful south’s best attractions.

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