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Molino Meocci: Tuscany border – Home 216161 Watermill

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner

Description

Perfect as a tranquil getaway for small groups or for an extended family, the accommodation is arranged on 2 levels which you can use together or independently - each level having own entrances and shaded portico/pergola.

You can rent the whole molino, or for a more economical rate you can rent just the upper portico level alone (3 bedrooms) which is ideal for couples and has beds for up to 7 people.

Exclusive use assured: we only rent to one group at a time.

Al fresco dining - deck and portico with bread oven, overlooking waterfall. Gentle clear stream with smooth rock pools for bathing.

An ancient mill house, renovated in 1990, making a welcoming home while keeping its traditional chestnut beams, terracotta floors and ceilings.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the house.

Wood burning stoves in living areas, and a supply of firewood in the wood store

The terrain is fantastic for cyclists as well as for walking - and a local service is available for airport transfers, for rental of excellent bikes, for repairs and equipment, guided walks and rides: see www. hikeandbikeitaly. c o m. They can tailor a personalised custom service to individual needs - including organisation, local guides and transfers.

As for the house interior:

Upper (Portico) Level:

* Living room, with windows opening to the view and sound of the little waterfall below. In this spacious room is a large dining table seating 8 comfortably, a wood burning stove, and a lounge area including sofa bed.

Games, guitar, speaker, CD player, and books provided.

* 3 bedrooms: one double bedroom, 1 family bedroom with 1 double and 1 single bed; 1 bedroom having 2 single beds,

* kitchen - with door accessing the portico.

* generously sized bathroom with shower (no bath) and bidet

Lower (pergola) Level:

*living room with dining table seating 4, a wood stove and easy chairs.

*double bedroom with klng size bed

*kitchen, opening to pergola

* generously sized bathroom with wide shower (no bath) and bidet

* two additional folding beds are available if required

* separate laundry room

* supply of firewood for wood stoves.

Outside:

Upper (portico) level: portico with bread oven, table and chairs. Sundeck shaded by trees, parasol and supplied with loungers. Overlooks wooded trail, and path to rockpools.

Stream runs alongside, having rockpools suitable for bathing, and waterfall.

Lower (pergola) level has paved pergola with table and chairs outside kitchen.

An adventurous and absorbing location for children, with stream, rockpools, hilly terrain, and abundant fauna and flora. However, please note that younger children will need supervision due to steep drops.

A friendly, tranquil rural location - cypresses and sunflowers, vineyards and olive groves. Beautiful walks, great views - just by walking up the hill from the house.

The mill is located on a quiet access road which leads up the hill to a handful of farm properties.

Located where the foothills of Alpe de la Luna meet the Upper Tiber Valley, it's a perfect base for walking, painting or cycling, and for enjoying the traditional life and cuisine of historic cities and hill towns. Local farm produce is abundant, and you can walk from molino to shops and bars in San Giustino, and to restaurants there or in the next valley or hill. The walled medieval town of Sansepolcro is 5km by road.

Further details

Welcome pack provided on arrival.

English speaking agents in nearby town look after the property and can be contacted if required.

Very large outdoor swimming pool in park in Sansepolcro, open summer months.(10 mins drive). Indoor pool in sports centre in San Giustino (5 mins drive)

The upper Portico unit can be rented alone, or simultaneously with lower Pergola floor: they can be connected by the internal stair.

Exclusive use assured - we do not rent to separate groups simultaneously.

Both floors have original small level changes of 3 steps each between kitchen and living areas. The molino is set into a hillside. We have stayed with very small children and elderly grandparents, but small children will require supervision, and assistance may be required for those with mobility problems.

Further details indoors

An ancient mill house, renovated in 1990, making a welcoming C21 home while keeping its traditional chestnut beams, terracotta floors and ceilings. Free Wi-Fi is available in the house.
Upper level:
* Living room, with windows opening to the view and sound of the little waterfall below. In this spacious room is a large dining table seating 8 comfortably, a wood burning stove, and a lounge area including sofa bed.
Games, guitar, and books provided. .
* 3 bedrooms: one double bedroom, 1 family bedroom with 1 double and 1 single bed; 1 bedroom having 2 single beds,
* kitchen - with door accessing the portico.
* generously sized bathroom with shower (no bath) and bidet

Lower level:
*living room with dining table seating 4, a wood stove and easy chairs.
*double bedroom with klng size bed
*kitchen, opening to pergola
* generously sized bathroom with wide shower (no bath) and bidet

* two additional folding beds are available if required
* separate laundry room
* supply of firewood for wood stoves.

Further details outdoors

Upper (portico) level: portico with original bread oven, table and chairs, just outside the kitchen. Pizza-making tools provided, and a supply of firewood. Three steps lead down from the portico to a wooden sundeck, partially shaded by trees, overlooking a woodland trail, with paths to rockpools. The stream runs alongside, and in 1 minute you can walk down to rockpools suitable for bathing. You can also walk up the stream to further secluded rock plunge pool.

Both portico and deck can be used for dining: outdoor tables and chairs provided, and folding sun loungers.

Lower level: Outside the kitchen there is a shaded lower pergola with a table and 2 chairs.

2 off-road parking spaces, additional parking on road.

An adventurous and absorbing location for children, with stream, rockpools, hilly terrain, and abundant fauna and flora. However, please note that younger children will need supervision due to steep drops.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Single Bed
  • 2 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

You can hire a range of excellent cycles for all abilities from a local family firm: see hikeandbikeitaly. c o m. They can also provide equipment and repairs, arrange airport transfers, guided walks and rides, and personalise support and customise service for your needs - including local guides and transfers. Waymarked walking trails/ paths in the hills/ mountains Travel by car or bus: From Arezzo to Molino Meocci: Avis car hire outside Arezzo station - a 40 min drive to molino, or Regular buses leave Arezzo (just outside the station) for San Giustino, from where you can walk the 20 mins to molino. Local bus services go to most towns and villages up and down the Valtiberina - but for the more remote spots, take a bike or car.

Policies

Check in time: 17:00, 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).

Damage deposit: £100.00
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

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

M P.
Calendar updated:
25 Jan 2020
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:
4_5

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian

This Watermill has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 07 Apr 2012. Located in Province of Perugia, it has 27 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £390 to £1128.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Jan 2020.

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Guest reviews

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27 reviews

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“An idyllic, historic property, full of character”

Reviewed 27 Aug 2019

We booked the whole property, both the upper and lower parts, even though we were aware that for our family of four the very spacious upper part would have been more than ample. It completely met our … More

Owner's reply: So good to hear about your stay - thank you for letting us know what you enjoyed about the place, and your discoveries close by. Please do come again when you can.

“A beautiful place to relax.”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2019

The house is a 20 minute walk from the nearest small town, making it close enough to get some shopping or eat out but just far enough that it is quiet and surrounded by lovely countryside. The house i… More

Owner's reply: Thankyou Becky, very glad that you enjoyed your stay, and managed to stay cool enough - and hope you will come again!

“Great atmosphere in nice area”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2019

We spent a week in the Molino (we rented both the apartments) and our children (10, 8, 4) loved the place as much as we did. The atmosphere is great. The Molino is located at a dead-end street so the … More

Owner's reply: Fantastic to hear what your kids loved, that you all enjoyed your time there.. and found a cool spot in the heat. Hope you all keep very happy memories - do come again for a longer break sometime in years to come...Thank You for visiting.

“Perfect Italy”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2018

We stayed at Molino Meocci for a glorious week in July with our family. The location was perfect to discover Umbria and Tuscany and for total relaxation. We spent days exploring the countryside and di… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Debbie - really glad that you had such a great time, Glad that you discovered the rockpool, the great bus and train routes, and enjoyed the walk to San Giustino too Do come again when you can. Kind Regards, Molino Meocci team

“Prachige authentieke voormalige watermolen als zalige ruime vakantiewoning”

Reviewed 22 Aug 2018

In Umbrië, net over de grens met Toscane, ligt de Molino Meocci, een voormalige watermolen, die door een paar liefhebbers uit Engeland prachtig en liefdevol is opgeknapt en nu wordt verhuurd als … More

“Beautiful building - relaxing stay - great location”

Reviewed 19 Jun 2018

I stayed for four nights in mid May. 2018. Arranging our stay was very straightforward. Finding the property was easy. The mill is wonderful. It has been restored beautifully with great respect to t… More

Owner's reply: It's great to hear about your stay there - and we are so very pleased you enjoyed it all so much. Do come again! Thank you very much for the review.

“Unforgttable area. Comfortable and well equiped accomodation.”

Reviewed 16 Aug 2017

Near Sansepulcro, Anghiari and Citta di Castello. You can travel to Florence and Sienna if you can cope with a train journey from Arezzo ( we didn't ivo the heat). Went to Urbino and the first 3… More

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your review, and for staying at our molino. Delighted that you found the house comfortable despite July heat, enjoyed cooking with the pizza oven, and that you found so much of interest on the doorstep! Hope you can come again, and very best wishes.

“Lovely holiday spot”

Reviewed 20 Apr 2017

We had a lovely time staying at Molino Meocci. We arrived to a full meal in the refrigerator and the sun shining. Difficult to beat after our long drive from Rome. This home is charming. We spent … More

Owner's reply: So very glad that you enjoyed it so well - lovely that you were able to come, and do come again when you can!

“Amazing place for friends and family reunion”

Reviewed 19 Apr 2017

Gorgeous house, lovingly restored, with everything you need for long family lunches on the deck. Everyone loved the river that runs just by the house - the water pool along the path is blissful. Clos… More

Owner's reply: It's great to hear back from you, and we are SO glad that you enjoyed the delights of the house in its setting by the stream, and the nearby towns and villages. Do come again if you can!

“Charming, spacious house in tranquil, rural setting. Great place to relax.”

Reviewed 15 Jan 2017

Lovely house full of charm & character which looks to have been restored with much care. The beds are particularly comfortable and along with the large spacious lounge and well equipped kitchen, the whole place made for a delightfully relaxing holiday. Outside, the covered patio and decking is a lovely space to sit and read and the working Pizza oven was a great way to cook our evening meal! It was actually great to stay in the autumn where we enjoy sunny days and evenings by the cosy wood burning stove. It's jusra short walk down to the river from the house where you can sit & enjoy the peace of the rock pools surrounded by trees. It is nice to be able to walk, on the quiet roads, into the town (15/20 mins ) where there is a great cafe to get your morning coffee, as well as grocery shops. There are also some great local restaurants. There are so many places within an hour's drive, such as Spoleto, Gubbio, Spello, Assisi and so many more. Choice of great restaurants locally. The property was clean and well presented, the owner very helpful and responded speedily in our booking enquiry and in answering our queries. Would highly recommend, and we have already booked our return visit!

Owner's reply: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review - we really appreciate it. Very glad you found all to your liking, and delighted that you'll be returning soon.

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