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3 Elegant Apartments In An Old 18 Century Water Mill With Shared Swimming Pool - Hay-loft Apartment (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/5)



Updated: 14-Jul-2016
Villa Apartments Near Cavriglia, Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy - A Corner Of Heaven In A Rural Area At The Door Of The Chianti Region In The Golden Tuscan Triangle

The Mulino nestles on the Valdarnese slopes of the Chianti hills and it is in the middle of the "golden triangle" of Florence, Siena and Arezzo, famous for its artistc heritage, landscape and its world famous wine and food. The nearest villages, Cavriglia, Montevarchi, San Giovanni, have shops, supermarkets and outlets where to find all that you need. Each apartment has a double entrance and private garden with outside table, chairs and market umbrella. The ample parking facilities and a laundry room supplied with iron and press board are communal. The property is surrounded by a spacious garden that stretches from the banks of the stream to the private road. Round the pool there is plenty of space to enjoy the summer sun. Each apartment has its own well organized harmonious green area where our guests can enjoy the cool of their own apartment. Majestic walnut trees, poplars, acacias and oaks, grow along the stream. The lawn offers sweet smelling bushes and aromatic herbs.

Details for holiday apartment Hay-loft Apartment (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/5), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

The name evokes the old use of this part of the Mulino di Rimaggio. It was the "hay-loft" where all the hay and other fodder were stored to feed the farm animals during the long winter months.

The apartment is on 2 floors connected by a easy wooden staircase. The ground floor with direct access to the swimming pool, consist of a bright, spacious kitchen with dining area, a large living room with fireplace, a twin bedded room overlooking the stream and a bathroom with shower cabin.

The upper floor has its own bathroom with shower cabin, a splendid, intimate double bedded room overlooking the swimming pool and a view of the olive groves and vineyards that gently rise at the feet of the village of Montegonzi in the distance.

The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, gas stove, electric oven, and all cooking tools, bread toaster, electric coffee machine and moka; dishes, glasses and cuttlers for 6 people.

Linen and towels are courtesy of the house.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Gloria and Francesca: our life styles and experiences are very different, and thanks to this "mixed blessing" at beginning of the nineties with our husbands we decided to embark on our incredible adventure that has brought new life to our Mulino di Rimaggio. Passionately in love with Tuscany, enthusiastic about its history and territory and ready to share our knowledge with you so that you can have your own special memories of our mill and its surroundings.

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Speaks English, French, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Close your eyes and dream of an ideal Tuscan setting: At the end of an unpaved road there’s a mill surrounded by vineyards and trees, a stream flowing behind it, an inviting pool in the sun to relax in, and way up perched on the hill, is an ancient town overlooking it all. These visual delights greeted us when we arrived and at the Mill, Mulino di Rimaggio. And, we were further pleased to meet the most delightful owners and hosts, Francesca, Roberto, and Gloria, who went out of their way to greet us, provide us with a welcoming bottle of wine as well as basic provisions, and took the time to sit and chat and tell us all about the area and the history of the mill. The Hayloft was comfortable, clean and we wanted for nothing. My husband, our friends, and I have rented houses around the world and can truly say that staying at the Mill for a week was one of the most wonderful experiences we have had. Also, thank you Francesca for the wonderful tour and Roberto for your charming company.
Mar 2007
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful Tuscan Setting. Wonderful Owners

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place and more importantly what wonderful people. The owners (Francesca, Gloria & Antonio) made staying at 'Mulino di Rimaggio' like staying at a friends house. The welcome is so warm, nothing is too much trouble, and having "friends' to pass on recommendations for places to visit - shops, towns, walks - made a huge difference to our holiday experience. The property to extremely well kept and you couldn't ask for a more beautiful Tuscan setting surrounded by Chianti vineyards and olive groves nestled into a peaceful valley. The swimming pool is a joy and very big too and Antonio came daily to clean and check all was well with the pool. We shall certainly be back and have very happily recommended 'Mulino di Rimaggio' to all our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Since the beginning, about 10 years ago, we have decided to considers our clients "guests" . We have worked so hard in the renovation of the mill and we were very proud of the result..... Now we cannot use it only commercially, it is our home ! Gloria and Antonio, who live in the area, take care of the place and are always ready to help our guests, I take care of their welcome at the arrival, and living in Florence and, having been a tourist guide, I am always happy to guide them in the visit of the city or booking the tickets for the most crowded museums. We have some families that come back almost every year and we consider it our success.
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Beautiful Tuscan mill

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fabulous stay in the Millstones apartment at Mulino di Rimaggio in August 2015 with our three children (aged 12, 10 and 8).

The property is an old mill which has been lovingly and sympathetically restored by the owners. Without a doubt the owners, Francesca and Roberto and Gloria and Antonio, are exceptionally gracious hosts. Our stay was made very special thanks to their kindness and attention. Nothing was too much trouble. Among other things, Francesca and Roberto greeted us warmly on arrival and showed us our accommodation. Francesca and Gloria offered sightseeing tips and restaurant recommendations. Francesca gave us an impromptu tour of Florence, certainly a highlight of our visit. We were quickly rescued by Gloria and Antonio having managed to drive our car into a ditch on the way out to dinner one evening.

Having looked at the online photographs and website, the property certainly lived up to our expectations. The Mulino is located within easy reach of Florence, Siena and Arezzo as well as may other beautiful Tuscan towns and villages. Our apartment was the middle of three but still very private with a lovely outside dining area. The pool and gardens are definitely worth mentioning. The pool, set in well-tended herb filled gardens, is a real highlight and a great place to relax after a morning spent sightseeing.

We can only say another big thank you to Francesca and Roberto and Gloria and Antonio for making our stay so special. All in all the Mulino is a great spot for any Tuscan family holiday and would make an excellent venue for a big family gathering if all three apartments were booked together. We hope to return one day.

The Millar family, Cheshire

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Clevegglia, Tuscany

Paradise on Earth

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place for a Tuscan adventure, peace and quiet and a lovely pool if you want to relax, but plenty of places to see, architecture, art vineyards are abundant in this area and Francesca and Roberto, Gloria and Antonio are just the nicest people, always on the end of the phone for advice or support if you need it. The hayloft is great if you go with a friend and like a bit of personal space . One bit of advice, if you are susceptible to insect bites take vit B tabs before you go and take a strong anti-repellent .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Each apartment has its own personality and, Yes, the Hay-Loft is perfect for two couples or friends that want to have more privacy. The rural atmosphere can offer a sense of retreat when you are at home, but in few minutes driving you can be in the world of Tuscany ! Jacqui you are right, vit B for some days before coming and a good insect repellent can be useful for those "like me" that are susceptible to mosquitos. Unfortunately this is the annoying side of the Tuscan country life !!
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  • 5 of 5

We spend a very relaxing two weeks at the mill. The pool was perfect for the children to play, the weather was fantastic to relax in, the apartment was ideal for the 7 of us and the pizza oven was a great adventure to explore. Although the mill is rather remote, we did take a number of very enjoyable trips out. The highlights were a day in Arrezo, a walk in the mountains which included swimming in the river (big hit!) and discovering the delicious local food. Francesca, Roberto, Gloria and Antonio were all very kind and welcoming hosts. One day Francesca even taught the children how to make Tiramisu! Thank you for such a wonderful summer - we hope to see you again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tuscany is a region of Italy with a great variety of landscapes, from the Appenines mountaines with the National Park of Casentino to the thermal baths to the cost. The cities of art are within an hour driving from the Mulino as well the wineries or the smaller towns where you can find unexpected treasure of art or nature.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Firenze at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Montegonzi at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ugolino at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Montevarchi at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 Valdarno at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Montegonzi at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Brochures and some guide books are available in the apartments.


From the Mulino di Rimaggio you can reach both the East coast or the West coast in about 2 hours driving. The scenic road "Volterrana" takes you to the Etruschi Coast, while Maremma is reachable by an easy Superstrada from Siena.

Scenic roads through the Appenines mountains take you to Rimini, Ravenna or Pesaro on the East Coast.


The use of car is essential because the property is located in a rural area. The nearest airports can be reached by the

A1 Autostrada (motorway) which is just 10km (6 miles) from the Mulino di Rimaggio. International Airports: Florence Amerigo Vespucci 55km. Pisa Galileo Galilei 120km. Perugia 150km. Rome 200km. Florence and Arezzo can be reached by frequent local trains from Montevarchi train station, 8km. far.


The Mulino di Rimaggio is in a very strategic position.

Florence: 50km (30 miles). Siena: 40km (25 miles). Arezzo: 40km (25 miles).

The nearest villages and towns are: Montegonzi 1½Km (1 mile); Cavriglia: 4km (2½ miles); Montevarchi: 8km (5 miles); San Giovanni Valdarno: 10km (7 miles).

Further Details:

The Mulino di Rimaggio is located in an area of great historical and natural interest, where internationally recognised cultural manifestations are regularly organised. The Valdarno is home to some of the most famous and beautiful Romanesque Abbeys in Italy. Further back in history in the nearby city Montevarchi you can visit the Palaeontology Museum, the third most important in the world regarding the Pliocene. Another wonder not to miss is the Basilica di Santa Maria alle Grazie in the nearby city of San Giovanni Valdarno. In this Church you can admire the most famous works of Masaccio (who was born in this city), Beato Angelico and Giovanni da San Giovanni. At Cavriglia, just 3 km away, there is the famous Carla Fineschi Rose Garden, one of the finest collections of roses in Europe with 7,000 varieties. In May and June the flowers are a rare spectacle of colour and scents. You only have to look out of the window from the Mill's bedrooms for a magnificent view of the Medieval Borgo of Montegonzi, one of the most important in the area. Just 8 km away in the heart of the Chianti area, why not visit the old Abbey of Badia at Coltibuono? Its celebrated farm produces one of the best Chianti Classico wines and one of the most prized olive oil in the world. A little further and you are already in legendary cities like Siena. Florence and Arezzo, renowned for their beauty, historical importance and artistic heritage as well as their cultural events.

Just think of the Palio of Siena, the Maggio Musicale concerts and ballets in Florence, the Giostra del Saracino and the Guido d'Arezzo International Polyphonic Competition at Arezzo. World famous restaurants, wineries and delicatessens, a veritable paradise for gourmets are available in every town of Chianti area, to you the fun to discover them! On Thursday morning the open air market in Montevarchi, recommended by the Slow Food Movement, offers you the opportunity to buy fresh organic food directly from the farmers.

For the golf lovers a new golf course is now available at Cavriglia, visit: www.golfclubleminiere.com.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
24 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 6
1 Nov 2016 - 13 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £223

Booking Notes:
Booking: we will give you a provisional booking valid for 7 days, during which time you will need to send us the booking form and the 40% deposit required to secure your booking.
Final payment of 60% must be done eight weeks before your expected arrival date.
The security deposit of 250 Euros will be requested at your arrival and it will be returned at the end of period.

Changeover Day:
Rates are quoted for weekly periods commencing Saturday after 4:30 pm and ending before 9:30 am in the High season
Other day/hour arrivals are accepted in Low and Mid Seasons, but must be agreed beforehand.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Euros. Please, don't hesitate to enquire for possible special rate reduction. Special offers for 2 weeks rentals and more, or for 2 or 3 apartments together: 800 euros; 1000 euros; 1200 euros; 1550 euros.
Mill-Stones apartment: the higher cost of 100 Euros of this unit is due to the number of bedrooms (3 instead of 2).

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • freshwater fishing
  • golf

Floor Area

  • 100 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The three apartments can be rented separately or as a whole for family and friends reunions. Each apartment has its own privacy with private outside furnished area for al fresco dinners. Outside: Each apartment has its own private garden with outdoor furniture: parasol, table, chairs and 2 chaise longue. The swimming pool size is 62ft long and 36ft wide and equipped with parasols and chaises longues. This wide pool is shared only by the guests of the 3 apartments.

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