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Property Details

Sleeps:
10
Single Bedrooms:
0
Double Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
4
Type:
Farmhouse
Property #:
14847
Nearest Town:
Pianella

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Charming Villa with Pool in Tuscany

Casa del Mulino with Guesthouse

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About The Experience

In the Chianti countryside, with a lush garden and natural stream running through the property, this spacious, beautifully renovated farmhouse in Tuscany was once a mill in the 15th century and today, its rustic charm offers comfort, spectacular views, and privacy. Farm holidays in Tuscany mean that you’re in a perfect location for day trips throughout the region, including the medieval town of Siena, which is only 15 minutes away by car. After a day of sightseeing, it is pure bliss to return to this Tuscany accommodation for an afternoon of relaxation with a glass of local wine, a swim in the private pool, a meal in the outdoor barn, or a stroll in the beautifully landscaped garden, where all you’ll hear are the sounds of nature.

Location Description

In the heart of the Chianti region just 15 minutes from Siena, this vacation farmhouse is near the towns of Monti and Pianella which have a post office, gas station, 2 groceries, a laundromat, as well as other services.

Nearby Attractions: Saturday market in Radda in Chianti. Rampini pottery on the road to Radda. This property is on the blue itinerary of "Chianti Castles Road". Most of these castles are open to the public. There is also a great castle nearby, called Castello di Brolio. A splendid Abbey- “Abazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore”- positioned in a rare and unusual panorama can be found within a 25 minute drive.

Florence: 75 km/46.5 mi
Siena: 15 km/9 mi
Raddi in Chianti: 13 km/8 mi
Pianella: 4 km/2.5 mi
Monti: 3 km/2 mi
Exterior Description
(10,000 m2/107,639 ft2)

A 15th century mill that has been transformed into a beautiful, welcoming, country residence, this farmhouse is located in the countryside next to a natural stream. Its thick walls keep the house cool in summer. The natural rocky landscape of the surrounding garden includes old cypress and oak trees. There is a salt water heated (for an extra cost) swimming pool (6m x 12m; 2.4m deep, open from May through the end of September) with an infinity edge and a restored 2-story barn located between the main house and the stream. A spacious (50 m2/538 ft2) paved terrace is equipped for al fresco dining. A typical unpaved road leads (800 m/2,624 ft) to the house and provided parking.

Interior Description

(420 m2/4,520 ft2)
Main House
The main house is furnished with antiques and features unique Italian décors.

Ground Floor: The entrance leads directly into the large living room (45 m2/ 484 ft2). The living room has a fireplace, piano, and satellite TV. There is a spacious eat-in country kitchen (30 m2/ 322 ft2) with oven, dishwasher, microwave, Italian coffee maker, toaster, refrigerator and large wood burning oven. Adjacent to the kitchen there is a dining room with a table seating 8-10. There are three bedrooms on the ground floor, two of which are double bedrooms with queen-size beds, and the third one is a twin-bedded room. The bedrooms share two bathrooms, one with tub and handheld shower-head, and one with a shower (with wall mounted shower head).
First Floor: A steep staircase leads up to a spacious loft with a queen-size bed, a single sofa bed, and a small balcony. There is a bathroom with shower, toilet and sink.
Lower Level: From the garden, a separate door leads into a laundry room with sink, washing machine, and iron and ironing board. The laundry room is accessible and exclusively available for guests. Also on this floor are the homes' original stables and wine cave; both the stables and the wine cave are used for storage by the owner.

(32 m2/344 ft2)
Guesthouse
The guesthouse cannot be rented separately from the main house. The guesthouse has a yellow living room with antique sofa, table, and TV. There is a double bedroom and ensuite bathroom with shower.

(120 m2/1,291 ft2)
Barn
This restored 2-story barn is located between the main house and the stream. The ground floor of the barn is equipped with a sink and is an ideal spot for al fresco dining (the upper floor is closed to guests).

Features Description

Extra services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Extra Housekeeping: Upon request
  • Pool Heating: Upon request

Please Note:

  • Air conditioning is only available in the Guesthouse.
  • Pool Heating must be requested in advance.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Swimming Pool - Heated
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • CD player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Telephone - Incoming & Outgoing
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning - Whole House
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Whole House
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Stay
Sep-23-2017 - Nov-04-2017 $3,641 1 wk
Apr-07-2018 - Jun-02-2018 $3,641 1 wk
Jun-02-2018 - Jul-07-2018 $4,201 1 wk
Jul-07-2018 - Sep-01-2018 $5,601 1 wk
Sep-01-2018 - Sep-22-2018 $4,201 1 wk
Sep-22-2018 - Nov-03-2018 $3,641 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 600 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Air Conditioning: According to consumption
  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Minimum): 200 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Pool Heating - Weekly Charge (upon request, payable on arrival): 150 EUR

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge
  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival
  • Departure Time: 9:30 am
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Rentvillas.com. Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
  • View
  • Outside Area
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
Based on 23 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Overall:
Our group of six people - three couples - were delighted with the experience of sharing this beautiful villa for a week.
Enjoyed Most:
Probably each of us enjoyed different things about the property. For me, it was the spacious 15th century stone house and guest house, tastefully modernized and furnished, that I fell in love with. I loved the garden with its pool and statues (so very Italian!) and being able to pick fresh tomatoes, basil and parsley for our pasta suppers.
Enjoyed Least:
No one had negative comments about the villa. The bathroom plumbing was sometimes a challenge but these are the adventures one expects when travelling. One couple commented that they would have preferred to be walking distance from a village for shopping, but we had two rented cars so this was not a serious issue.
Surrounding Area:
I loved being surrounded by the Tuscan hills with its neat rows of vineyards and olive orchards. We were there at harvest season so enjoyed watching the grape-pickers at work - and drinking the excellent local wines!
Nearby Events or Locales:
The nearest small town - a village really - was Pianella about 5 kms away.
Tips or Restaurants:
Having a car was essential - and a carefully programmed GPS! The nearest supermarkets are in Siena, only 30 mins away from the villa once you know your way back to the villa (or have a good GPS to guide you). There was quite a good restaurant in the village of Pianella and we found many excellent places to eat in the surrounding area on our various day trips. We would also highly recommend hiring a chef to prepare at least one typical Tuscan dinner. Stefano (recommended in the villa info) prepared us a delicious meal one night, leaving the kitchen spotless and some delectable leftovers in the fridge.
Directions:
We found the property without difficulty with the help of a GPS. Coordinates were provided.
Check In Out:
The owner of the villa was there to greet us on our arrival and show us around. When we left, the gardener (whom we had seen on several occasions during the week) saw to the checking-out process.

Joan, October

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Overall:
We had a wonderful stay in Tuscany
Enjoyed Most:
The grounds were lovely and well cared for, well suited for great al fresco dining and large groups. The house was meticulously and immaculately clean.
Enjoyed Least:
Because we were stuck inside for 3 days because or rain, we didn't feel that the house flowed well. For example, there is not an inviting area to lounge in other than the kitchen. There was not a working fireplace in cold, rainy weather. In our opinion, the house was too full of knick knacks. The kitchen needs more pans, cutlery, wine glasses, etc. Better directions needed. Editor's Note: Kitchen equipment: 48 plates, 24 wine glasses, full set of utensils for 12 + extra, pots and pans for 12. The fireplace is usable; just need to ask the owner.
Surrounding Area:
If you don't mind a 20-minute drive from Siena, this is a lovely location. Central to both Chianti and Brunello wine regions. Away from the hustle and bustle, it was a serene location.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Pianella was the closest town, about 6 km from the farmhouse.
Tips or Restaurants:
We dined several evenings at Osteria alla Villa in Villa La Sesta, about 20 mins away. It was wonderful. We took the wine tour in Tuscany in Brunello and Chianti and it was well worth the investment. We took the cooking school at Casanova in Castello in Chianti. It too was a day well spent!
Check In Out:
Franco was a kind host. Very charming.

Margot, May

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Overall:
Relaxing, rugged, total seclusion and privacy.
Enjoyed Most:
Intimacy.
Enjoyed Least:
It was a little difficult to find.
Surrounding Area:
Fresh air, seclusion.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Pianella was the closest town. no
Tips or Restaurants:
Loved the food and the friendliness at Il Ponte in Pianella.

Leslie, May

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