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Il Mulino – Home 174565 Watermill

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 72 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Il Mulino stands solid and comfortable, perched on a rock where the sound of the river flowing beneath your windows will lull you to sleep at night. The Mill was fully modernised in 2000 but many original features have been retained: cotto and wooden floors, beams and even a breakfast table on the terrace constructed from mill-stones. The Mill sleeps 5/6 guests and there are two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and lounge with log-burner.

The countryside is beautiful and ideal for walkers, nature-lovers and those who want to sample 'real' Italy. Honey buzzards, wild boar, porcupines, egrets and dippers on the river are just a few sightings listed by past guests. The river is perfect for refreshing dips.

Badia Tedalda, with its 16th century church with Della Robbia altarpieces, is 5 minutes away, with restaurants and food shops. Half an hour's drive down the Apennines are Sansepolcro and Anghiari, rich in history. Meals out are delicious and very reasonably priced.

Further details

We can do a first simple grocery shop to start off your hassle free holiday.We can arrange cookery lessons and truffle hunts as well as Italian lessons.Writing weeks are another venture that has proved popular.Il Mulino is ideally suited for 5 guests but there is a put-me-up bed for a 6th person and we charge £70 per week for the extra guest.

Further details indoors

- thick, stone walls ensure the mill is cool in the summer and cosy on cooler nights.- the watermill is centuries old and we have retained as many original features as possible whilst providing modern comforts.- stunning location which all our guests fall in love with.

- please note that, because we are in a deep river valley, we have had to install satellite internet with the consequence of very limited download capacity. Internet is therefore available only for checking emails or similar light usage. Better connections are available nearby.

Further details outdoors

We have deliberately chosen not to have a chlorinated swimming pool because the river flowing by the mill has pools deep enough for plunging into and cooling off in the hot weather. Children and adults alike enjoy "pottering" in the water.One of our guests in August 2011 even constructed mini water-wheels in the river and another created stunning stone statues. If you feel like cooling down in refreshing mountain waters, there are two natural pools within a couple of minutes' walk. Sit in the shallows and watch fish and dragonflies, massage yourself under the waterfalls or dive in the deeper, larger pool amongst rocks of all shapes and sizes. Local Italians use these pools too, so you could practise your language skills. The owners have made lots of friends this way.Il Mulino has two terraces for enjoying meals or just relaxing on one of the sun-loungers. There are plenty of secluded spots along the river to sit and read, paint, bird watch or just doze. Put a bottle of wine in the shallows for your sun-downer and in June count the fireflies flitting by!Through the bedroom windows you can look into the woods opposite where guests have spotted deer come down to drink at the river's edge - or go on a truffle hunt with Professor Tocci and his mischievous dog, Chicco.The owners live close by Il Mulino. They are both fluent in Italian and can advise you on how to get the absolute best out of your stay. There is also a book kept in the mill with comprehensive details of activities and places of interest in the area. What are you waiting for?

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Families

  • 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

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Children's pool
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

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.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Angela And Maurice P.
Calendar updated:
30 Dec 2019
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:
5

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 56 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £630 to £974.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 30 Dec 2019.

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Guest reviews

Excellent
56 reviews

Excellent
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Very Good
3
Average
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“Beautiful part of Italy”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2019

Il Mulino is a typically rustic but cosy mill set in a peaceful valley, where we spent nine nights at the end of September. After stocking up at the nearest big supermarket 35 minutes away at Sansepo… More

“Mit viel Herz für Gäste”

Reviewed 11 Aug 2019

Der Ort ist für Wasser- und Naturliebhaber ein "Muss". Wir haben zwei entspannte Wochen hier verbringen können. Die Mühle ist mit viel Geschick wohnlich im historischen Stil e… More

“A wonderful week again in beautiful Italy :)”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2019

I recently spent a week with friends in Il Mulino and had an amazing stay. It’s the ideal place for an escape from reality. The mill is cosy, homely and well equipped and the hosts Maurice and … More

Owner's reply: Thanks for your lovely review. Several people who have busy jobs and live in the city express your feelings too. We all need to escape sometimes and we hope you escape to us again.

“Perfect Holiday”

Reviewed 22 Jul 2019

Everything about the mill is perfect, from the comfy beds and furnishings inside the house to the magestic scenery outside it. The river is wonderful to swim in and tranquil to read by.

Owner's reply: Thanks for your great review. The river is a blessing on baking hot days. We hope to see you again.

“Perfect holiday at beautiful Il Mulino”

Reviewed 5 Jul 2019

Il Mulino is perfect for anyone who enjoys nature, peaceful surroundings, refreshing river, stars at night, mountains and beauty. Unique experience to stay in the mill, renovated as a cozy home with a… More

Owner's reply: What a wonderful review - you have really understood the special quality of this unspoiled corner of Tuscany. We are so pleased we were able to help you to get the most out of your time here. We really miss you and feel that you are friends now. Today there was another Finnish girl at the river and I told her about you! We would also like to thank you so much for leaving the mill so clean when you left, You are stars and we would love to see you again. Thank you also for the wonderful photos. I have forwarded them to Stefania, who took you on the art-history guide around our local chapels. Take care!

“Viel zu kurz”

Reviewed 19 Jun 2019

Einfach ein Platz um zu entspannen. Angela und Maurice waren wieder so nette Gastgeber . Freuen uns schon wieder auf nächstes Jahr !

Owner's reply: Ich screibe auf englisch otherwise nobody will understand but it was great to see you back at il Mulino again. You obviously love the peace and tranquility of our place. Auf wiedersehen - literally! Grusse auch!

“Posto magico!”

Reviewed 18 Nov 2018

Un vecchio mulino ad acqua è pronto ad accogliervi in un posto meraviglioso, a contatto diretto con la Natura. Siamo.in una parte della Toscana ben diversa dai paesaggi usuali: qui è tut… More

Owner's reply: Grazie per questa bellissima recensione.

“Quiet and peaceful”

Reviewed 26 Aug 2018

We had a fantastic time staying at the Mill. It’s beautiful and peaceful surroundings but a great location to visit nearby places and some amazing authentic restaurants a short walk away The m… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for your lovely review. We noticed you went running most days - maybe to combat the delicious food? Yes, we really are in the heart of Tuscany and even Italian friends recognise the Upper Valmarecchia is an unspoiled, somewhat forgotten corner of this beautiful region. So glad you had a fantastic time. We miss the sound of fun and laughter drifting over to us. Take care!

“Unforgettable stay in Tuscany”

Reviewed 25 Aug 2018

Maurice and Angela were both very friendly and helpful from the get go. When we arrived we were shown around the property which was very clean and spacious, comfortably sleeping 5 people. Ideal for p… More

Owner's reply: So pleased you had a restful stay. It was great to hear all the laughter from young people drifting from il Mulino. It seems to appeal to all ages! The two restaurants you mention are L'Erbhosteria up in Rofelle and Il Casalone, within walking distance. Superb food and lovely proprietors. Thank you so much for your great review. Angela and Maurice.

“Op het ritme van de natuur...”

Reviewed 14 Aug 2018

...Zo kan je deze locatie beleven... Vooral het steeds aanwezige geluid van de rivier brengt rust door het aangename ritme van de stroom. Nog een uurtje in bed liggen met het raam open en luisterend n… More

Owner's reply: I'm afraid I have to answer in engels! My Dutch/Flemish is niet so goed! We both thought your family was delightful and we loved the way you appreciated Il Mulino. Bedankt for your review, which we mostly understand and we hope to see you all again. Your river structures are mooie! tot kijk - we hope! Arrivederci - literally, see you again!

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Send Angela and Maurice (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Angela and Maurice the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send Angela and Maurice (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Angela and Maurice (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Angela and Maurice (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Angela and Maurice (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Angela and Maurice (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Angela and Maurice (the owner) a message.

If Angela and Maurice (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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