Mulino DI Cavezzana Gordana
Villa with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and private pool in Pontremoli, Italy
From £1,573 per week
Villa to rent in Pontremoli, Italy
The Mill at Cavezzana is a converted villa and farmhouse - the Mulino (the landowner’s house), and the Casa Colonica (the miller’s house), clustered in a 'borgo' in an unspoiled valley.
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Villa overview - owner's description
The property is the Mulino (mill) set in beautiful gardens, against a backdrop of an unspoilt natural valley with wild flowers, birds and animals - all within close reach of Gli Stretti di Giaredo for gorge walking. There is access to the private swimming pool situated in terraced gardens overlooking meadows and fruit trees.
The Gordana valley is an area of outstanding natural beauty, protected by Italian law as a Site of Regional Interest, home of several protected species of birds, fish, frogs, bats and insects. The hills are covered with chestnut trees. Further upstream are the Stretti di Giaredo, a spectacular 500m long gorge that is famous throughout Italy for walking holidays – it has 50m high rock walls and in places is only a few metres wide.
Pontremoli is a lively market town with an enchanting historic quarter, and a market twice a week. The old town inhabits an elongated stone island surrounded on both sides by the River Magra. Many beautiful historic bridges cross the river on both sides of the town. There are cafés, restaurants and shops, the Duomo and Campanile, the Castello del Piagnaro and two very beautiful piazzas.
Cavezzana is a unique and magical property. Everyone who comes to the house falls in love with it, and several families return year on year. It is primarily a family home rather than a rental property, and the Mulino is usually only rented to 3 or 4 families or groups a year. We like to feel that the Mulino is really suited to the people who go there – it is not ideal for toddlers or the very elderly, as parts of the garden have terracing, and the millpond is situated outside the kitchen door, with a bridge across the water to the outside eating area.
It is a great place for outside eating with lots of different places to eat, drink and picnic in the lovely gardens. With the two kitchens it is great for groups as both are well equipped for cooking. The home cinema is always popular, and there is a very good collection of DVDs.
The terrace is wonderful for relaxing, sunbathing, having cocktails or dancing at midnight. Cavezzana is a very special Italian experience.
Not suitable for young children. No smoking. No pets.
Further photos available on www.instagram.com/mulinodicavezzana
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Outside this villa in Pontremoli, ItalyThis villa is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the mountains. It has a pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 17 June 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 10 December 2018 - 17 May 2019: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 18 May - 28 September 2019: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 29 September 2019 - 10 December 2020: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Cleaning on departure
£100.00 per week, paid locally
5 bedrooms, Sleeps 10:
- 1 king size bed
- 1 king size bed and en suite
- 2 single beds
- 1 king size bed
- 1 double bed
There is also 1 cot
3 bathrooms including 1 en suite, 1 Separate WC
Private pool, Size 10.5m x 4.5m, Depth 1.4m to 1.4m
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, Telephone
Living area seats 10, Dining area seats 12, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
All round country views across meadows, towards mountain, towards the river, across the valley.
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