Amazing restoration of an old mill in the valley of Montaione, just 800m from the centre of the village. Through a partly dirt and paved road, you reach the valley circumscribed by the river Egola, which marked the limit of the property in one side, and the other side is marked by the road which leads only to the property. The land is about 1.5 hectare and it has partly olive trees, circa 100 trees, and partly gardens. In the garden there’s a swimming pool 10x5m with a porphyry solarium all around the pool, shower and machineries, relax area and a gazebo. In the park there’s an Arena Soccer field.
The property includes 2 buildings, the main house which is 300 sqm and the barn which is 100 sqm.
The main house consists of 2 apartments: IL MOLINO and LE VOLTE both made with the local stone, the facades have been kept as the originals as well.
IL MOLINO: Country house on 3 floors for a total of 250 sqm. Ground floor – partly medieval origins, once used as mill, has been fully renovated and converted into the kitchen of about 30 sqm with a big fire place and the whole kitchen has been buit with recovered materials. From the kitchen you access to a private yard paved with terracotta tiles, of about 100 sqm. Next to the kitchen there’ s a storage room with laundry. In the exteriors close to the kitchen there’s an old wood-burning oven with canopy. From the kitchen there’s a staircase made with recovered terracotta bricks, which leads upstairs. First floor – living room with big fire place built with recovered beam of the same ceilings, which has been fully renovated with beams and terracotta bricks, you can access this room through an external staircase too, in fact this is the main entrance. On the same floor, there’s the main bathroom, very big with bath and shower and walk-in closet, a triple bedroom, a double bedroom with terrace and a single bedroom. On this floor there’s the boiler room. The heating for the whole property is with LPG, there’s a underground tank near the road. Second floor – going upstairs through a terracotta and wood staircase, there’s the turret where there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The entire floor has original beams and bricks. LE VOLTE: Smaller apartment of about 55 sqm. Entrance in the kitchen – dining room, on the right there’s the bedroom with wall closet and on the left there’s the big bathroom. struttura abitativa disposta su piano terreno di circa mq.55. All windows and doors are made by painted metal, shatterproof glass.
THE BARN The barn has a totally different style, more modern with antique details with reused materials, but still charming and warm. It consists of entrance through the porch onto the huge kitchen, than through a small arch you reach the living room, the bathroom and a bedroom, in the attic which faces the living area there’s the other bedroom. Heating system works with wood stoves which heats very well the entire house.