Villa Il Molinaccio
Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Villa Il Molinaccio dates back to the 10th Century when the villa was originally built as a watchtower. Completely restored and refurbished in 1999 preserving the property's history, yet bringing it up to date with all the comforts of today's modern age. Wherever possible local materials were used, which means, that whilst the property has all the comforts of a 21st Century villa, many of the original features still remain, making this a unique place to stay.
The villa is set in five hectares of beautiful grounds with far reaching views towards the Castle of Meleto and the hilltop medieval village of Vertine. The large 'L' shaped swimming pool with diving board is set in a secluded part of the garden, surrounded by woodland. Terraces for outside dining can be found at both the front and the back of the property next to the pool there is a gazebo with table and chairs for 18 and also a brick built BBQ.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 6 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (5), Dining seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The property consists of the main house with five double bedrooms and a barn in the grounds which has been converted into two one bedroomed apartments. The main house has a fully equipped kitchen with oven, hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a comfortably furnished lounge with open fireplace TV, DVD player and CD player. The dining room has a floor to ceiling arched window and the original bread oven (still working) is set into the wall.
The ground floor double bedroom is located off the dining room. Upstairs there are four more bedrooms three doubles and one with twin beds. Three of the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and the fourth bedroom has a bathroom across the hall. The barn conversion is located near to the house and has two one bedroomed apartments. Both the apartments have double beds a bathroom and open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. One of the apartments has a mezzanine floor where the bedroom is located.
|Further details outdoors|
The villa and apartments are surrounded by five hectares of beautiful grounds with mature trees and shrubs, making this a very private setting. Terraces for outside dining can be found at both the front and the back of the property. There is a tributary of the river Massellone which runs through the gardens, however, this is not fenced in, so care must be taken with young children. The large 'L' shaped swimming pool with diving board is set in a secluded part of the garden, surrounded by woodland. Next to the pool is a gazebo with rustic table seating 18 and also a brick built BBQ. The paved area surrounding the pool is furnished with loungers, sun umbrellas, tables and chairs.
Free ADSL internet with WiFi and a PC laptop and printer is included.
Please note that linen and towels are provided, however you will need to bring your own pool towels
The Tuscany region
Located in a wonderfully quiet secluded area with fantastic views, Villa Il Molinaccio is ideally located for day excursions to the historical centres of Arezzo, Cortona, Pisa, San Gimignano, Montalcino and Montepulciano, all within 1½ hours drive. All of these cities have fascinating museums and local places of interest to visit as well as various festivals which you can join in with. The local tourist office will be able to give you the upto date times and information for all the events taking place during your stay.
Gaiole in Chianti
There are various supermarkets in Gaiole as well as banks, chemist, bakers etc.
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4 Nov 2014
"Fabulous traditional Tuscan villa"
We stayed here at the end of October and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The villa itself is fantastic with lovely large rooms and a great kitchen with everything you could need for cooking up some del… More
1 Sep 2014
"Great hospitality, fab location and all mod cons"
We stayed here a couple of summers ago (but they weren´t on trip advisor back then!). We hired both the big house and one of the apartments. The welcome from the hosts is great and gets you into th… More
28 Aug 2014
Nous avons passé 2 semaines al Molinaccio. La maison est superbe pour qui aime la pierre et le bois, l'environnement est superbe aussi : la forêt, un ruisseau, une grande piscine avec un barbec… More
9 Aug 2014
La prestation correspond parfaitement à ce qui était promis. Acceuil chaleureux et discret. La maison ainsi que la piscine particulièrement agréables, dans un environnement toscan typique.… More
5 Mar 2012
"Perfect family getaway"
This is a large house with extensive gardens. It has big spaces for everyone to be together and plenty of secluded corners for a bit of peace and quiet. The house stayed cool inside even when the temperature outside got to 35°C
The beds are comfortable, the kitchen is fully equipped and you can seat 22 around the big dining table by the pool with ease and the gas barbeque could feed more than that.
It was perfect for our large family with children from 6 to 16 and grandparents up to 75.
It is well situated between Radda and Gaiole with shops and restaurants within just a few minutes drive. We will definitely book again.
26 May 2011
We had 5 wonderful days at Il Molinaccio. As a group of six people we were extremely comfortable in the charming well appointed apartments, a great blend of the old and modern facilities.The extensive… More
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