The mill: The former mill, built around 1720, is situated in a green oasis at the confluence of two prealpine streams, which once fed the mill wheel and thus kept the mill and the associated life going for centuries. The grown in the area cereals such. B. Wheat, rye and barley were ground here until the beginning of the Industrial Age, as everywhere, brought drastic changes and the mill was converted into a sawmill. The millstone was mined and machines such as saw, band saw, drill, etc. attached, which made a profitable woodworking possible. All these devices were connected by leather straps with the mill wheel, were kept going and worked until the 1970s. Even today, there is a room in the former mill where you can see the gadgets and gearboxes as witnesses of an age that brought incredible changes worldwide. In the midst of the quiet and idyllic, approx. 10. 000 m² large, partially wooded property is the approx. 1.000 m² large building, which was restored by the architect living there with much love, competence and above all lifeblood for years. He emphasized preserving the original structures and succeeded in building an architectural bridge between past and present with the help of regional materials, without affecting the original character of the mill. The apartments: The former mill offers eight 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments furnished in antique style, each with a well-equipped kitchenette, a washing machine and satellite TV. All apartments have free Wi-Fi internet access and a communal outdoor area consisting of approx. 10 000 m² of land with table, benches and barbecue as well as a pool (approx. 15 m x 6 m), which is open due to the weather. End of May to approx. The beginning of October. Car parking spaces are available within the enclosed property. Area information: Here, in Valle Valcuvia, a particularly scenic area between Lake Maggiore and Lago di Lugano, every single one can find exactly what makes a holiday an individual and unforgettable experience. For hiking enthusiasts there are many well-laid trails. Bicycle fans have countless opportunities to explore the area on various demanding tours, and the route to the Lombard metropolis of Milan is not far away for history and culture lovers. For those looking for peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle, this is the place to go, and a refreshing dip in one of the two streams will be remembered for a long time to come. The small town of Rancio can be reached in about 5 minutes and larger shops, pharmacy, restaurant, etc. are also only about 5 minutes away by car. The new, approximately 10 km long cycle path gives you the opportunity to easily reach Luino and the lake by bike. Golf enthusiasts will have several courses available in the surrounding area. 2½-room apartment "F" on the ground floor with about 50 m² living space, up to 5 persons: well equipped kitchen with 4-burner gas stove and exit to the garden bedroom with 2 single beds, which can be placed next to each other, extra bed, fireplace ( for decoration only) and satellite TV 2. Bedroom with 2 single beds that can be placed side by side Friendly bathroom with shower, bidet, washing machine and window. 20 m² garden overlooking the two streams
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Furnished in antique style average 2½-room apartment with garden in a former mill from the 18th century. Century. Free Wi-Fi internet access. Washing machine. Approximately 10 000 m² large community with swimming pool. Barbecue. Idyllic, quiet and sunny location at the confluence of two prealpine wild rivers with refreshing bathing facilities.
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- Nov 13, 2018
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Rancio Valcuvia, Varese, Lombardy, Italy