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The Old Mill

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Bacchereto (SI)
Tuscany Italy

Travel back to medieval Italy and get a sense of history when spending holidays in the converted original mill of Bacchereto. Located on the Wine road, it invites to explore the culture of wine and unravel its many secrets.

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 8 guests

Best for: Culture loving travellers

From: €3000/week

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Ironing
  • Hairdryer

Details

From the first sight, it feels like a typical Italian summer house - cobble stoned walls, airy rooms, arched passages, classic decor with a pop of colour, a spacious living area and a very large dining table to gather the family around. But the historical walls have their secrets and lived through many years as a fully functioning public mill. To continue its life, it was reconstructed to accommodate visitors and turned into a unique country house.

The stone structure dates back to the 1500.

Ground Floor:
- large living area tastefully decorated
- dining area with table for 8 guests
- well equipped modern kitchen with island
- bathroom with shower
- iron staircase leading to the first floor
- double bedroom en-suite + a small kitchen. This area has a direct access from the garden, making it ideal for grandparents or a nanny traveling together.

First Floor:
- three double bedrooms en-suite (two with shower and one with bath and shower).

The villa is immersed in 40,000sqm of mature gardens, a lush forest and walking trails. There is even a waterfall!

Property size: 450 m²

Bedrooms Configuration

- double bedroom en-suite + a small kitchen (with independent access from the outside)
- three double bedrooms en-suite (two with shower and one with bath and shower)

Facilities and Services

Tea/coffee making facilities in bedrooms, Wood burning pizza oven, Helipad, Window screens, Pool towels, Vanity set, Helipad
Car rental, reservations, personal shopping, guided tours, private transfers by car or helicopter.

Pool and Spa

Large outdoor round-shaped pool. 14m x 8m, deep 120cm to 250cm. Open May to October.

Special Touches

In its days as public mill, it was powered by waterfalls of a river. The river remains today and its waterfalls where joined together with mill's water reservoir to give basis to a vast swimming pool - an equally rewarding purpose.

Good to Know

There is a helipad on the grounds for those arriving by helicopter. The Owners may on occasion reside in another villa on the estate and may, on occasion, make use of the grounds and pool. The villa is located on different levels, sometimes often without barriers. Small children should always be supervised by an adult both indoors and outdoors.

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Location

The nearest airport is Florence.

Florence, 30.7Km
Pisa: 68.2Km

Florence train station (Santa Maria Novella): 37.4Km

The Old Mill is located in town of Carmignano, in the centre of wine region under the same name. Its most famous landmarks are the Church of St. Michael and the Museum of Leonardo. In the same area you can visit Villa Medici at Poggio a Caiano, Golf Club ‘Le Pavoniere’, the Wine road.

The nearest shops and services are located at 3Km.
The closest big cities are Florence (18km), Lucca (Km 50), Pisa (Km 82), Siena (Km 79), Livorno (36.7Km).

A golf course is available at 7KM.

Booking Enquiry

    Additional Information

    Rates Table

    2022 PeriodRates per week
    July and August€6600
    June and September €5760

    Booking Conditions

    Included in the fee:
    - utilities
    - final cleaning
    - wood for the fireplace in winter
    - WiFi
    - gardening and swimming pool maintenance

    Not included:
    - heating: €330 per week (during the winter months)
    - housekeeping: €17/hour
    - laundry and ironing services: €17/hour

    Refundable security deposit: €1000.

    Upon arrival, you will be asked to present an identity proving document, according to Italian legislation, and a cash deposit for incidental charges. Heating: will be charged on consumption for weekly rentals. Turnover day: Saturdays. Check-in: between 4.00pm and 7.00pm Check-out: 10.00am The villa is available to rent for weddings, private functions, parties and special occasions.

    A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

    Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

    Rates may vary without prior notice.