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16th C Mill House With Private Pool. Wonderful Views! 2nd outdoor kitchen!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Character Home With Private Pool, Close To River Free WIFI

This delightful 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom 16th-century mill house, with private pool, is surrounded by gentle wooded slopes, with orchards running down to the nearby river and has beautiful mountain views.

‘Il Mulino’ is peaceful, private, and has been restored and modernised. It also has the benefit of a second kitchen outdoors, so dining al fresco is so easy!

The house has been renovated to retain its sense of character, with terracotta floors and exposed beams.

Careful thought has gone into outdoor living, with a good sized private pool, plus half Roman steps, sunbathing area, and gazebo for relaxing.

There is also a very large covered pergola with dining facilities and relaxing chairs, and here there is a BBQ, a further hob and an outdoor wood oven, and preparation area, ideal for pizzas.

Chilling out in the garden in perfect peace with the only sound to be heard being the running of the river in the distance has to be the best antidote to a busy life!

More detailed information:

External cobbled ramp to entrance.

Ground floor: Living room with fireplace, SAT TV, DVD, CD /dining room/kitchen, with oven, hob, dishwasher. Free WIFI

Also on the ground floor are 2 double bedrooms and a shower room.

Steep stairs to first floor:

On the first floor there is a double bedroom. There is also a walk-through room with twin beds.

Shower room

Washing machine

NB - The attic rooms, reached by steep steps (under some low beams) are more suitable for youngsters - but are light and spacious.

WIFI Internet

Outside: Beautiful private garden with good sized private pool 11M x 5M plus half Roman steps Sunbathing patio around pool and permanent gazebo for shaded relaxing.

Large covered pergola with dining facilities, BBQ, wood oven and hob Access to extensive tree farmed grounds, leading down to river

More Details

Property Manager
Lorraine Venturelli
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017

Amenities

Camporgiano Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , First floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ground floor bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Ground floor bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , First floor bedroom leading to twin room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , First floor room, leading through to single room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , First floor bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We can provide a cot and high chair free of charge

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews
5

Wonderful, remote holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Our 2nd time visiting Il Mulino and it was wonderful again. House is well equipped but almost the whole time was spent outside. The location is beautiful, and the improvements made to the seating area and outdoor kitchen are impressive. Excellent, large swimming pool and we made good use of the pizza oven. Graziano the owner is often onsite but never intrusive and very generous with his vegetable garden.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your second time at the property. We're glad you liked the improvements and made good use of the large pool and pizza oven. The owner would love to welcome you back again and is happy you enjoyed the vegetables. Lorraine at Tuscan-Retreats
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The outdoor area is amazing but the indoor is not at all like the pictures

  • 2 of 5

The outdoor area is amazing. Pool was nice, the rooms were clean and wellkept. The landlord was kind but did not - as promised - speak English (only very very little and hardly understandable). The indoor area is a lot smaller than the pictures suggest. Also, two of the beds are in fact in a the entrance hall (the beds are in the same room but on the second floor of the hallway with the steps going upstairs and no door between the beds and the main entrance door) but in the pictures it looks like a seperate room - this is very misleading. And the beds were very incomfortable. It is also nearly impossible to stand up on the second floor because the roof is so low.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad to see you enjoyed the outdoor area, but are sorry to hear you did not find the house to be as you expected. We are rather surprised re your comments that the house is smaller than the photos suggest. They have been taken with a very very slight wide angle to get each room in, but they are not doctored in any way - this can be seen if you look at the size of the furniture in the room - there is no large 'stretch' and the photos were taken by us showing the house as it is. On checking through previous reviews I note that without prompting, guests have actually commented that the house is precisely described and exactly what they were expecting so we are sad to see you feel this was not the case for you. I have checked the advert and it does say that on the 1st floor the ceilings are sloping and parts of the rooms have limited head room - we even suggest probably better for teenagers in a party to stay in, or children since the rooms are interconnecting. We cannot find that we have said anywhere that the owner speaks English (atlhough after 15 years of successfully letting he is a great communicator) but we have said that we are available 24 hours per day to deal with any questions/issues or any translation difficulties you may have. This rarely occurs at this house since despite limited English guests seem to communicate well with owner. Our telephone numbers were provided on both your local information pack and your directions and we are happy to help with even the smallest of questions. We are sorry the house did not come up to expectations, but on checking everything written and shown we are very confident we have not mislead anyone and feel sorry that you felt this was so. Thank you for your comment re beds - we have not had feedback like this before so will follow through . Thank you again for taking the time to review Lorraine at housesintuscany
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5

Holiday in Toscana

  • 5 of 5

Really nice place for holiday. Montain, shopping and great lunch in the same place.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review - we are glad you had a good time at the property! Loretta at housesintuscany.net
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4

A very well equipped rural villa

  • 4 of 5

The property was attractive and well equipped, particularly for outdoor eating, sunbathing and socialising. The charming owner was always on hand and gave us some of his own produced lovely sparkling dry white wine. The local village Camporgiano is a charming ancient village with good local shops as well as a small supermarket. Eating out is good, and relatively low cost. Would highly recommend for those seeking a rural stay in the hills of northern Tuscany

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sending in a review of your stay. We are happy to hear you loved this peaceful and relaxing setting and the local area. You are correct that it is a good place to eat out cheaply and lunchtimes are even more economical than the evening... Thanks again and Graziano would be happy to welcome you another time. Lorraine at housesintuscany.net
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5

Very relaxing house and garden

  • 5 of 5

The house matches the description completely. It is very neat and clean with a beautiful surrounding. The owner often came around to care for the garden or to help if we needed informations. He only speaks italian but that didn't matter.

We loved to sit on the Patio and use the great outdoor kitchen or to visit one of the little mountain villages.

We would recommend to choose this place if you are looking for relaxing holidays far away from the usual touristic hustle.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of this wonderful place and we are glad you loved the peace and relaxation! We hope to welcome you again. Lorraine at housesintuscany.net
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5

Authentic, beautiful and perfect for slow down

  • 5 of 5

We (4 adults and 5 children) really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful house. All the photos and description was 100 % identical with webpage and the surrondings in the area is perfect for slow down and relaxing.

We specially enjoyed the big pool, the out door kitchen and the big terrace with roof - we almost lived here the whole week.

The house is placed in a big garden with grass, trees and a small waterfall in the backyard - very romantic.

The house; 1. Floor is very good for children - 2 1/2 room with 5 beds and seperate bathroom/duch. Ground floor with 2 big bedrooms, bathroom/duch and kitchen/livingroom.

The owner visited the place every day, but did not disturb. He took care of the big garden and checked that everything was okay. He can only Italian language but we understood him anyway.

Nearest city is about 5 km away with small daily shopping. We went for one-day trip to Lucca and Pisa (about 1 hour from the place).

We would really recommend the place for people and families who need to slow down and relaxe.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you loved this peaceful and relaxing area and that you took advantage of the great size pool and that outdoor kitchen which makes al fresco dining so enjoyable! We would love to welcome you again. Thank you Loretta at housesintuscany.net
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Pisa
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Camporgiano
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
6 hole course at Pieve Fosciana
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Poggio
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Camporgiano
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Viareggio
Car: necessary

This beautiful restored Mill House, surrounded by a fruit orchard, and bordered by a stream is the perfect place to enjoy the marvellous view of the surrounding green mountains.

The local villages of Poggio and Camporgiano are 2km and 4km respectively from the property, the latter of which has 3 restaurants, bars, an inhabited castle, supermarket, and very small Monday morning market. Both villages have train stations for easy exploring.

Castelnuovo, the local market town is a 15 minute drive away, and the beautiful mediaeval town of Barga is a circa 30 minute drive. Lucca is a city that can be reached in around an hour or so, and is a great day out - meander through the narrow streets, cycle around the fully intact walls, take in some shopping, drink and eat in the Piazzas, and visit the 99 churches (!)

Take a trip to Pisa in 90 mins and Florence in under 2 hours... The real beauty of the area though is its proximity to two important Protected National Parks, the surrounding mountains and the hundreds of villages where it seems that time has stood still.

Garfagnana with its stunning scenery is perfect for walking, picnicking, relaxing, visiting countless hilltop villages, visiting the National Parks of the region.

Short trips include the ancient fortress of Verrucole (try your hand at some archery) with its amazing views, the zip wire park of Buffardello (ideal for a shady day under the trees) , the lake of Vagli which covers a submerged village, the Grotta del Vento (the famous Wind Caves), the hot springs at Equi Terme to name but a few....

This is a little piece of paradise!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bedding and towels are included in the cost of any stay as well as all utilities except heating. Initial and final clean is included.
Mid stay clean and linen change included for stay of 14 nights
**Special Offer Price** applies to stays of 2 weeks or more. Bookings of 1 week are offered at the special price of £900.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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