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Luxury Holiday Homes in Tuscany, Italy Located Between Florence, Pisa and Lucca

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The ancient mill structure, the complex IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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Il Mulino di Castelvecchio is a beautifully renovated and uniquely decorated sixteenth century stone mill which is able to provide accomodation for up to 16 guests. The property consists of three separate guest buildings; the large, capient main house “Il Mulino” (the Mill) along with two smaller guest houses, 'Il Torrente' and another tiny unit 'La Vicinale' (which is generally not available for rent unless for very large groups of 15-16 people requiring exclusivity of the complete vacation structure inclusive of all three houses) as well as a modern swimming pool, flower beds and gardens all situated in the peaceful surroundings of the Cesana river valley and four acres of forest. Wrought iron entrance gates access the entirely fenced grounds (including the parking area). The unique configuration of the guest houses enables our guests to enjoy either their privacy and/or group gatherings. Il Mulino is an ideal holiday rental for several couples, families, larger groups who wish to vacation together in a superbly furnished 'home away from home'. Il Torrente is the perfect size for a romantic escape for a vacationing couple, or a delightful retreat for a couple with with one infant.

Please visit our site: www.ilmulinodicastelvecchio.com
Property for Sale.

LOCAL INFORMATION FOR TUSCANY ITALY

From pleasant relaxation and lovely walks in the peaceful surroundings of our river valley and forest, to the exploration of the local small towns, to adventures that lead you to encounter more of the intrighino Italian history, art and culture, Il Mulino di Castelvecchio's idyllic Tuscan location holds many treasures for our guests to discover and enjoy.
Property for Sale .

CITIES: Approximate kilometers from Il Mulino di Castelvecchio
Lucca = 26 km, Pisa = 42 km, Firenze = 62 km, San Gimignano = 95 km, Siena = 135 km, Volterra = 135 km, Roma = 300 km

AIRPORTS: Approximate kilometers from Il Mulino di Castelvecchio
Pisa 'G. Galilei' = 42, Firenze 'A. Vespucci' = 62, Bologna 'Marconi' = 135, Roma 'Fiumicino' = 300, Milano 'Linate' = 300, Milano 'Malpensa' = 350

RAILWAY STATIONS: Approximate kilometers from Il Mulino di Castelvecchio
Pescia = 5, Montecatini 'Centrale' = 5, Lucca =22, Prato 'Centrale' = 42, Pisa 'Centrale' = 55, Firenze 'S.Maria Novella' = 69

LOCAL MARKET AND RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATIONS: on our website at: www.ilmulinodicastelvecchio.com/markets-and-dining.htm

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 217 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Family freindly vacation home away from home. Children are very welcome and with the family pet as well! The guest house 'Il Mulino' accomodates from 8 to 10 people plus 1 baby in a baby cot and 1 small child under 3 years in a small childs downsized single bed, a' jolly' to be located where needed. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved and trained small/medium sized domestic pets are more than welcome when they travel with responsible and careful owners. They must have thier own beds, blankets, towels, food and water bowls, thier own 'pooper scoopers' and relative plastic disposal bags. The document of the rules regarding domestic animals at the Mulino di Castelvecchio is available for your vision upon request. ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    We prefer that smokers smoke outside of the houses,a considerate and courtious act of respect towards others, not only towards those of thier own group but as well, towards future vacationing clients who will be renting and residing in these lodgings....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Sorry, this ancient rock strutture, an ancient water mill complex is multi level almost everywhere on the property. Flights of stairs. There are stairs that would present definate difficulties. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom number 1: La Colonna: 1 double

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  • Bedroom number 2: La Dipinta: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom number 3: Gli Angeli: 1 queen

    EXTRA: small childs downsized single bed avvailable €33,00...moreless

  • Bedroom number 4: La Suite: 1 queen

    EXTRA: Baby cot, blanket, pillow and linen available €25,00...moreless

  • Bedroom number 5: La Suite's private sitting room: 2 twin/ single

    *Extra per person/wk. ***Alternative accomodation:cost X bed...moreless

  • The guest house 'Il Mulino' accommodates 8 people in 4 master bedrooms each with it's own ensuite bathroom. Property for Sale ***Alternative sleeping arrangements for 8 guests are also available. 2 guests can sleep on single beds in the private sitting room of 'the Suite'. It is completely closed off with its own doors, absolutely comfortable and suitable as a bedroom with 2 single beds. This would be at an additional cost per week of € 33.00 per bed. *Price charts for 9 guests and for 10 guests are available on our website. Please find the 'Link to my personal website' by scrolling down to 'Further details' just above 'Reviews' or go to www.ilmulinodicastelvecchio.com Property for Sale...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • CHEF SERVICE: collaboration possible upon request and by reservation for the vacation house 'IL MULINO' for special occasions; family and group get togethers, birthdays, anniversaries and other even impromtue festivities! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Fireplace and comfortable sitting/relax and 'happy hour' area complimenta the large dining area of the bottom floor open space (kitchen, dining, tavern) for relaxing with freinds and family....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Fireplace:

    1) One in the living room 2) One in the dining room's sitting area. We can furnish wood cut to the right size for the fireplaces...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Central heating, needed in the Autumn and Winter months, is not included in the rental rate Each house has it's own, individual furnace and fuel consumption meter. Personalized programming possible....moreless

  • Internet:

    Internet access, WIFI, using you own personal tablets, lap tops, ipads, etc. WIFI access included in rental rate. No extra cost....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Kitchen tablecloths, tea towels and kitchen hand towels. Bedroom linen and covers. Bathroom mats, linen for each guest: bath/shower towel, face towel, bidet towel. Pool towels for each guest....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room of 'Il Mulino' is an elegantly decorated and exquisitely furnished gathering place which seats 13 guests around a beautiful fireplace.Terra cotta floors, huge beams. Sterio/CD...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Private, completely enclosed wrought iron gated property with a very large private parking lot and shaded parking spaces for numerous vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private, completely enclosed wrought iron gated propertyy with a very large private parking lot and shaded parking spaces....moreless

  • Sunbed
  • Telephone:

    Phones in each house for outgoing calls only Phone calls electronically billed....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Tea towels and kitchen hand towels. Bathroom mats,Personal towels for each guest: Big bath & shower towel, face towel, bidet towel. Pool towels for each guest for use on the property....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI access using you own personal tablets, lap tops, ipads, etc. in each of the 3 rental homes. WIFI access included in rental rate. No extra cost....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    We can furnish wood cut to the right size for the wood burning stove in autumn and winter. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    1) American stile perk to use with with paper coffee filters available at supermarkets. 2) Italian coffe pots, 'Bialetti's', of different sizes: for 2, for 3, and for 6 people....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Under counter 'Seimens' dishwasher beside the big 'Franke' stainless steel sink in the clean up area of the kitchen in front of the preparation area and island....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Freezer of the refridgerator...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven:

    1) Electric Oven 2) Wood burning stove oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas burners on the 4 ring cook top...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    Golf: GOLF COURSES IN TUSCANY: 20 different 18 hole courses within 28 km to 150 km. Golf courses and links are available on our website, the link is just below....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The unique, rural, vacation home structure IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO is immersed in extensive, private gardens and flower beds, all of which is completely enclosed with wrought iron fencing and gates...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Wood or coal burning Barbeque area with two wooden picnic tables on a terra cotta paved patio by the river. Night illumination....moreless

  • Patio
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Pool serviced regularly by owner. Pool regulation depth for pools without lifeguard. See photo gallery. Pool shower....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season X 8px
Apr 4 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,016

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €288 Nightly


Rates are based on 8 guests; add €36 per night, per additional guest

Low Season X 8px
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,344

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €192 Nightly


Rates are based on 8 guests; add €24 per night, per additional guest

Special Period X 8px
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015
7 night min stay

€2,016

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €288 Nightly


Rates are based on 8 guests; add €36 per night, per additional guest

Special period X 8px
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay

€2,688

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €384 Nightly


Rates are based on 8 guests; add €48 per night, per additional guest

Standard low x 8px
Jan 3 - Apr 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,344

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €192 Nightly


Rates are based on 8 guests; add €24 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • OfflineRDD €350
  • Pet Fee €0
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rental Rates Chart prices listed above are exclusively for the guest house 'Il Mulino' for max. 8 people accomodated for sleeping in the 4 matrimonial bedrooms.

Additional accomodation for

Complete, detailed rental rate charts are available on our website at www.ilmulinodicastelvecchio.com

The guest house 'Il Mulino' can accomodate up to 10 people +1 baby in a baby cot +1 small child under 5 years in an extra little bed .

A deposit of 30% of the total rental fee is required to confirm a booking.

We accept payment by bank transfer, using our IBAN and Bic SWIFT codes.

Final Payment:The balance of rental fees is due two months prior to booking dates. Confirmation of your reservation will be emailed upon receipt of the final rental fee funds, along with your mandatory check-in receipt, directions & check-in information


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Location

30 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Colle di Buggiano
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Montecatini
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Montecatini terme
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Chiesina Uzzanese
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Colle di Buggiano
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Abetone
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Versilia

Car: Necessary

Centrally located between Florence, Pisa and Lucca, this vacation rental is ideali situated in northern Tuscany in a peaceful rural area near the city of Montecatini, making it a perfect holiday accommodation in Italy. Property for sale.

Numerous and specialized Health and Beauty SPA's, Massage Centers and Massage therapy in the nearby city (5 minute drive) of Montecatini Terme

PLACES TO VISIT: Buggiano, Castello di Buggiano, Cozzile, Massa, Malocchio, Montecarlo, Lucca, Florence, Fornovolasco, Vinci, Abetone, Parco Litoraneo di San Rossore, Pisa, San Gemignano, Siena, Volterra, Roma, Barga, Serravalle Pistoiese, Givizzano, Fucecchio, Garfagnana, Castiglione Garfagnana, Massa, Cararra, Sarzana, Cinque Terre, Uzzano

BEACHES: Vada, Versilia, Forte di Marmi, Porto Venere, Vernazza, Lèvanto, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Monterosso

Golf: GOLF COURSES IN TUSCANY: 20 different 18 hole courses within 28 km to 150 km. Golf courses and links are available on our website, the link is just below.

Ski: ABETONE: Ski resort, magnificent forests, hiking (80 km.) More places to visit, hikes and further information is available on our website.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: This unique and historical property,an ancient water mill which had served the surrounding rural commmunity for centuries had, even in it's state of almost total abandon, a special feeling about it, an extreme 'cachè', an aura of romanticism and enchantment. Jay, who likes to be with and wanted to work with people, desired to be able to work outdoors and to have her animals with her on a daily basis and not to be forever cooped up in an office, outlined a creative, tentative solution for her very personal and quite particular 'wish list'. On a specific,'wish list' family scouting outing, the discovery of the the old mill beside the Cesana river in the lovely rural area of Colle di Buggiano enthralled all three members of her family. The ancient rock structures which formed the Mill complex had good bones but were in desperate need of a patient loving and definately 'workoholic' owner. In any case, it was though, indeed love at first sight! A family effort and the complete collaboration of her Italian father Giuseppe, Tuscan, born in Abetone in the Appenini mountains and her Canadian mother Donna, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan enabled this young Italian gal, born in Milano, Italy and who passed her years of school at Lucca and first years in the working world in Florence, to become, at the age of 25 the proud owner of the old mill property with the qualification of a young Italian 'imprenditore'. For Sale or long term rental. The plan was, after serious restoring, renovation and the creation of a new swimming pool in what was originally the ancient Mill 'pond' along with beautiful surrounding gardens, to open a unique new vacation structure in the peaceful surroundings of the Cesana river valley and four acres of forest. A restful, romantic and elegant haven. Property for Sale.

Why the Owner Chose Buggiano:
Although this property is only 8 km. from our home in Montecarlo, Lucca, we were not at all familiar with this fantastic little corner of our dear Tuscany. After dicovering the beauty and the nature of this area, so near to our home, during the familias 'wish list' search we decided, as a family, that we HAD to bring the Mill back to life, and that it would become a part of Jay's life and work for the future years to come. Property for Sale

The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
Property for Sale.


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Speaks: english, italian

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Photos

  • The ancient  mill structure, the complex  IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

    The ancient mill structure, the complex IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

  • IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO - The private swimming pool

    IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO - The private swimming pool

  • The largest guest house of the complex  IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

    The largest guest house of the complex IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Living room + closed media unit doors

    The main house, IL MULINO - Living room + closed media unit doors

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Tavern/ Dining room + kitchen

    The main house, IL MULINO - Tavern/ Dining room + kitchen

  • The main house, IL MULINO - Entrance from patio to tavern

    The main house, IL MULINO - Entrance from patio to tavern

  • The main house,  IL MULINO -The Suite's private sitting room+2 extra single beds

    The main house, IL MULINO -The Suite's private sitting room+2 extra single beds

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Bedroom, the 'Dipinta'

    The main house, IL MULINO - Bedroom, the 'Dipinta'

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Bedroom, the 'Angels'

    The main house, IL MULINO - Bedroom, the 'Angels'

  • The small private house,  IL TORRENTE -  An ideal holiday house for 2

    The small private house, IL TORRENTE - An ideal holiday house for 2

  • The complete, unique kitchen of the house  IL TORRENTE - work space/ dining area

    The complete, unique kitchen of the house IL TORRENTE - work space/ dining area

  • The small, versatile, unique  house,  IL TORRENTE - 1 of the 2 super bathrooms.

    The small, versatile, unique house, IL TORRENTE - 1 of the 2 super bathrooms.

  • - The main front terrace area of the structure  IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

    - The main front terrace area of the structure IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO

  • Il MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO - Ancient wall surrounding swimming pool

    Il MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO - Ancient wall surrounding swimming pool

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Living room + stairway to the  Suite

    The main house, IL MULINO - Living room + stairway to the Suite

  • The main house, IL MULINO - Living room and fireplace

    The main house, IL MULINO - Living room and fireplace

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Cooking range: wood, gas, electric

    The main house, IL MULINO - Cooking range: wood, gas, electric

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Outdoor dining, patio

    The main house, IL MULINO - Outdoor dining, patio

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Bedroom of the  Suite

    The main house, IL MULINO - Bedroom of the Suite

  • The main house,  IL MULINO - Bedroom, the 'Colonna'

    The main house, IL MULINO - Bedroom, the 'Colonna'

  • The gate to the ancient  property's cobblestone road, the 'vicinale'.

    The gate to the ancient property's cobblestone road, the 'vicinale'.

  • The lovely unit, the compact and romantic IL TORRENTE - Living room

    The lovely unit, the compact and romantic IL TORRENTE - Living room

  • The beautiful, calm retreat of the small house  IL TORRENTE - Bedroom for 2

    The beautiful, calm retreat of the small house IL TORRENTE - Bedroom for 2

  • IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO - Wrought iron gated access of an enchanting property

    IL MULINO DI CASTELVECCHIO - Wrought iron gated access of an enchanting property

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