Il Mulino – Home 174565 Watermill
- 3 bedrooms
- 5 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
Il Mulino – Home 174565
- 3 bedrooms
- sleeps 5
- 7 nights min stay
Watermill / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5
- Nearest beach 72 km
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Car essential
- No pets allowed
- Private garden
Description from owner
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- Cot available
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- 2 Double Beds, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
- 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Children's pool
- Mountain Views
- Private garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- High chair available
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Secure parking
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
Angela And Maurice P.
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- Calendar updated::
- 11 Mar 2018
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English, French, Italian
This Watermill has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 01 Aug 2011. Located in Province of Arezzo, it has 42 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £550 to £800.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Mar 2018.
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– based on 42 reviews
- Very Good
“The perfect place to have a holiday”
We returned to il mulino because it really is perfect, from the moment you wake up to sunshine and the sound of the river, breakfast on the beautiful secluded patio, swimming in the river and the pure peace and quiet. Maurice and Angela and wonderful hosts, making you feel so welcome, giving advice and finding almost anything you need as we discovered more than once. Eating at the local pizzeria and visiting Piero's bar just up the hill where you soon feel like an old friend are all part of the holiday. I cannot speak more highly, other than the mill itsself is a slice of heaven on earth.
Owner's reply: Thank you, Ordonez family, for coming to stay with us again and for providing us with a wonderful evening's musical entertainment - enjoyed by many of our local friends too up at Piero's bar, Il Castello up at Rofelle. If you don't mind we would like to use some of your photos taken down by the river of the dragonflies and waterfall. Hasta luego! Or "a presto!". Angela and Maurice.
“Not easy to reach, but the trip was worth it.”
Il Mulino has lovely views and the fireflies were AMAZING! The owners were very helpful and booked us on our request a great family cooking lesson. It was one of the best experiences of our trip. The kitchen is lovely, the river is great (though we didn't get to enjoy it enough because we had some bad weather). My only problem with the place is that the downstairs bedroom is a little damp. Perhaps it needs more airing.
“Mon beau moulin en Toscane”
Les Anglais ont toujours été fascinés par l'Italie. Les poètes y ont trouvé un art de vivre et une source d'inspiration pour leurs oeuvres, Keats, Shelley, Byron. Le grand critique John Ruskin écrivit sur Venise. Plus près de nous, Angela et Maurice, ont trouvé leur paradis au Mulino et ils le partagent avec les voyageurs qui séjournent chez eux. Dans la nature où coule une rivière, le moulin, vieille bâtisse de pierre restaurée, meublée avec le soin et que seule une dame Anglaise comme Angela pouvait décorer avec un tel goût. Confort, tranquillité, nature, pour un séjour charmant. Et les routes vous conduisent vers des lieux chargés d'histoire et de trésors artistiques : Sansepolcro, Urbino, Arezzo, Cortona, et tant d'autres villes et villages à découvrir. Angela et Maurice, hôtes amicaux et discrets, partagerons avec vous l'amour de l'Italie, vous donnerons des conseils sur les lieux à visiter, les restaurants de la région. Si vous voulez profiter des beautés de la Toscane tout en vous reposant, Il Mulino est une des meilleures solutions.
Owner's reply: Merci bien de vos amis anglais/italiens et aussi le chat, Skinny. It was great to meet you and we hope that Il Mulino has inspired you... a continuer a ecrire. Happy writing and maybe we might see you back here one day. Au revoir - e come si dice in italiano "Addio!". Maurice et Angela.
“Paradise by the river”
Il mulino is in a beautiful setting on the river which provided hours of entertainment for the whole family, swimming, looking for rocks, tadpoling (my personal favourite). The Petch famiy were very helpful arranging meals for us in a local agriturismo and an impromptu pasta lesson which was awesome. They also like a spot of tennis so watch out keen tennis players and dont be put off by Maurices' claim to only be a hacker, he does some smashing shots and Angela hits the ball with lovely spin. We finished 1set all and we cant wait for the rematch! The mill is extreely well equiped for people who eat in a lot and the cupboard handily had a few cooking essentials in case you are in a 'ready steady cook' situation! I recmmend Pennabilli for great coffee and cakes, Angela will tell you where the cafe is!
“The Perfect Retreat”
Il Mulino is simply beautiful. The unspoilt suurrounding countryside is perfect for walking, a swim in the river (sadly for us mid May proved too chilly for this), for spotting wildlife or just to take in the breathtaking views. It's a perfect spot to relax, to read, to paint or, as I did, to write Thanks to Maurice and Angela, the Mill is full of charm. It's comfortable, well equipped, peaceful - you won't want to leave. If you can tear yourself away, the many towns and villages a short drive away are picture-postcard Tuscany and well worth the effort. Sunday lunch at Piero's is a must (book in advance). Fantastic food, great wine, lovely people - perfect - I'll be back next year.
“Idyllic week of writing, leisure and making friends”
Il Mulino provided the perfect location for a spot of writing tuition, with lot of nooks and crannies to write in peace and beautiful views wherever we were. Also lovely places to visit - Anghiari, Arezzo and the market in Sansepulcro. Sunday lunch at Piero's is a must - I can't believe I ate so much! The knowledge that our hosts Angela and Maurice have about the area was a real bonus. Fabulous food and wine everywhere you go, so peaceful and inspiring and new friends made too. I'm looking forward to next year already. Thanks so much Angela and Maurice.
“A perfect place for a writing retreat!”
Having run fiction writing courses in a variety of places - Birchanger in Hertfordshire, Polstead, Leiston and Felixstowe in Suffolk and the Greek island of Agistri, I didn't think I would find another venue to match. But Il Mulino did just that - and more. The ideal location, the beautiful mill and the fantastic welcome we received from Angela and Maurice made the week a great success. Plenty of nooks and crannies to write in peace and cosy chairs round a roaring fire in the evening when we could share the fruits of our labours. Also beautiful places to fire the imagination - Anghiari, Arezzo and the wonderful Piero della Francesca frescoes in Sansepulcro. Great food, whether cooked by Piero (13+ courses!), lovely Teresa or ourselves in the fully-fitted kitchen. Friendly local people who opened churches especially for us and made us so welcome on our last night. No wonder we all want to come back next year! Thank you, Angela and Maurice, for a really wonderful time.
Owner's reply: Thank you so much Maureen for your review and for also being such a wonderful course leader. We hope that the Writing Course in May will be the first of many future, successful courses...and the inspiration for future good writing. My book should be available from July on Amazon - thanks to you. Very best wishes, Angela Petch
“A Truly Relaxing Holiday”
Beautiful place to stay, out of the way and no tv, which was really nice! The Mill is stunning and very well equipped, the local village of Badia Tedalda has everything you need and the local butcher's are extremely friendly and helpful, even when you cannot speak Italian like us. The river is an added bonus and everyone was extremely grateful for it especially in August. The kids also enjoyed a trip to Sanselpocro swimming pool. Overall a great holiday.
“The Best Family Holiday We Have Had!”
We visited the Mill first in 2010, with 2 teenagers and Granny! For all of us it was a magical experience, the boys swimming and hunting for 'creatures' in the woods, my husband and I really loving the tranquility (and the local food) and my mother-in-law enjoying the peace and summer breezes. As a family we enjoyed it so much we cam back again in July 2011 and have recently bought a house locally, I cannot rate 'Il Mulino' highly enough, you will love it!
“Peace and tranquility in beautiful natural surroundings”
We spent a wonderful week at Il Mulino. The area is beautiful, with an abundance of wildflowers, birds and spectacular scenery. We visited delightful villages and towns in the local area and enjoyed shopping in the local village of Badia Tedalda followed by a drink in one of the bars. A magnificent 15 course Sunday lunch at Erbosteria, specialising in local natural ingredients including herbs, mushrooms and game was a highlight of the holiday. Sitting on the terrace in the evening surrounded by fireflies was magical - a holiday to remember!
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