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Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Il Vecchio Mulino is an Old Mill, built at the beginning of the 19th century.
Having been completely restored to respect the original features, it is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing holiday in total peace and in harmony with nature. Set on the green hills just a few kilometres from the medieval towns of Radicondoli and Belforte, Il Vecchio Mulino is perfectly positioned to reach the most attractive areas of Tuscany, filled with art and culture. Just a short journey separates it from magical places rich in history like Siena, Florence, Volterra, Radicondoli, Monteriggioni, Colle Val d'Elsa, San Gimignano, San Galgano and other beautiful places steeped in culture.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Follonica 40 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa 90 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
4-room apartment sleeping 6/8 (120 sq. m)
First floor, with a splendid view of Belforte and the valley, 50 m from the swimming pool.
Access to this bright, spacious apartment is via stairs.
Kitchen with wood fire, 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, living room (which is furnished as a tween room with comfortable beds when the apartment is used by 8 people), 2 bathrooms with shower.
Complete set of linen (bathroom, bedroom, kitchen)
Equipped kitchen (hob, oven, fridge and freezer)
Filter coffee maker
Courtesy set (sugar, salt, products for the bathroom and kitchen)
Private terrace furnished with table and chairs
Swimming pool, solarium, carpark, laundry, barbecue, mini-library
|Further details outdoors|
Vecchio Mulino offer many ways to relax and have fun: mountain bikes, swimming, massage, Tuscan cookery courses, riding lessons, trekking on horseback, river and lake canoeing, trekking and orienteering, potholing, archery, tennis, thermal spring cure and an adventure club for kids and adults all this available within easy distance.
Vecchio Mulino provide bed bathroom and kitchen linen changed weekly, private car box, gazebo furnished , barbecue set , service laundry. We take care of all cleaning, pool and garden. Maintenance and are on hand to assist you and provide information on tours or itineraries for excursions in the locality, advice on restaurants, inns, wines and wine tasting.
Il Vecchio Mulino has a big panoramic swimming pool and a large green park where guests can spend hours in the utmost tranquillity. There is a spacious carpark which is well lit, allowing guests to park their vehicles in complete safety.
The swimming pool is immersed in a garden lush with flowers and olive trees offering a splendid view:
the rolling Tuscan hills. The swimming pool is treated with copper and silver which, unlike conventional chemical products, are oligo-elements that have beneficial effects on the human body, a fact acknowledged as early back as the ancient Greek and Roman times.Their action is essentially based on the slow release of copper and silver ions.Copper ions have a powerful algicidic effect, while silver ions are disinfectant and bacteriostatic.
They are combined with a small amount of chlorine to efficaciously disinfect the swimming pool water.
A correct and accurate water treatment is fundamental for a thorough hygiene of both water and bathers.
We are situated between Siena and Florence, in the heart of Tuscany.
1.5 km from Belforte, a delightful medieval village with a general store, bars and restaurants.
4 km from Radicondoli, where you can visit the old town characterised by the Collegiate Church and the town hall, and admire a splendid view of the neighbouring green hills. A variety of shops liven up the town centre, where you will find everything you need, such as a bank, tourist office, post office, chemist and doctor, as well as numerous restaurants and other leisure facilities.
The towns of Siena and Florence, the Chianti hills, the Crete Senesi (Sienese Crete) district (Pienza, Montalcino etc.), Maremma and the seaside, as well as a myriad of tiny but beautiful art locations scattered throughout the surrounding area, are all within easy reach.
Come and stay in the world's most beautiful countryside. An unforgettable holiday full of experiences, tastes and surprises.Live in an old mill with every modern comfort.
Learn recipes, taste wines and make new friends… Bring comfortable shoes, books and your camera… For wine enthusiasts, gourmands and those with a passion for nature, landscapes and history, this is a place that offers a rich variety of food and wine events. Tours of wineries, olive mills and the enchanted wood. Trips to discover little medieval villages during all kinds of celebrations. A welcoming and relaxing atmosphere in a 19th century farm. The perfect opportunity to make new friends and allow yourself to relax!
For information on availability and prices, please enquire using the form on the advert, specifying the number of people, dates and any special requirements.
Swimming pool 6x12x1.50
Cleaning at end of stay
Weekly change of linen
Tennis racquets for use on the court at Radicondoli (the use of the tennis court is free of charge)
EXTRA FACILITIES BY REQUEST
Admission for cats/dogs
Daily change of linen
COURSES AND EXCURSIONS
Courses and laboratories
Info daily and weekly price per accommodation all inclusive: All taxes 10%,Electricity, Water,Heating,Gas, bed linen and bath towels,Pool,Garden, Final cleaning, Private Parking.
Short Period: minimum stay is 2 Nights.
Check-in: from 3 pm to 6 pm or later upon request.
Check-out: before 10 am
Payments scheme: At Reservation Down Payment, 30% by Bank Transfer/ PayPal/Credit Card by Paypal and At Check In Final Payment, 70%
The Tuscany region
In general : Within 35 km from Vecchio Mulino are some of the most important historical and artistic sites of Tuscany which maintain, in their old town centres and in their museums, works of art of great value.
The charming landscape of the area alternates rolling hills cultivated with olives groves and vineyards to more savage places in which the grey of the clay gullies mix up with the yellow of the ripe wheat.
Set on the green hills just a few kilometres from the medieval towns of Radicondoli and Belforte, Il Vecchio Mulino is perfectly positioned to reach the most attractive areas of Tuscany, filled with art and culture. Just a short journey separates it from magical places rich in history like Siena, Florence, Volterra, Radicondoli, Monteriggioni, Colle Val d'Elsa, San Gimignano, San Galgano and other beautiful places steeped in culture.
IL VECCHIO MULINO is located among the sweet rolling hills of the senese countryside, near to Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, Volterra, Monteriggioni, Chianti, Pisa and Grosseto.
An half hour to Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti, San Galgano.
An hours drive from Florence, Volterra, Arezzo, Pienza, Montepulciano, Montalcino and the seaside.
An hour and a half to Lucca, Pisa, Pistoia, Elba Island.
Il Vecchio Mulino is just 1 km from the nearest village Belforte (grocer’s, café, pizzeria, restaurant, post office, etc.) and is 5 Km far Radicondoli with all the facilities (restaurants, pizzerias, inns, various shops, tobacconists, newsagent, bank & ATM, post office, chemist’s, doctor’s surgery and much more).
Distances from the principals places
Siena: 40 Km
San Gimignano: 35 km
Firenze: 65 km
Pienza, Montepulciano, Val d’Orcia: 70 Km
Volterra: 60 Km
Arezzo: 65 Km
Mare (Follonica): 50Km
Airports: Firenze 70 km, Pisa 150 km, Roma 250 km, Bologna 250 km
Bus stop : 50 m
Bus Station :Colle Val d’Elsa 25 km.
Train Station : Poggibonsi 35 km
Radicondoli's castle was built in the twelfth century on the site of an existing inhabited centre, the same development took place for the castles of Belforte, Falsini and Fosini. There are archaeological findings going back to the early paleolithic times, through to the Etruscan and then the Roman periods. However, the most enduring aspect of the village is its medieval development which has been so well preserved so that we now have an almost totally unaltered medieval landscape and urban structure.
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24 Sep 2012
"would I stay there again? No"
There were three of us so Nespolo was more than ample space wise. The "apartment" was OK, clean but fairly basic. It didn't have any private outside space and so we tended to eat inside or go out to eat. The location of the "farmhouse" is not great. It is off a main road and whilst you could not really hear the noise of the road from inside you could whilst lying by the pool. Also it is not really close by in terms of walking distance to anywhere apart from Belforte (which would be an uphill walk) and there was not a lot there. There is also a resident dog(s) at the farmhouse which come over from the next door farm. We didn't mind as we like dogs but if you are not a fan of dogs then I could understand that this might not be suitable especially as one quite liked you to rub his ears whilst you were lying by the pool and if you didn't he was likley to join you on your sun lounger!
Overall it was OK. The grounds surrounding the farmhouse were not kept very well whilst we were there and the pool could have done with a bit of a clean. The lady running the place was OK met us to collect our money on the first day but after that it was hit an miss if anyone was around.
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