In the heart of the Crete Senesi ... a few steps from the historic center of Asciano, thriving country of origin etrusche.alle gates of Siena. a charming and old mill, dating from the fourteenth century, situated directly above a waterfall. Overlooking the river valleys Bestina, a different way to spend a holiday in peace and live ... and where the only problem will be to be lulled by the sound of the river waters that flow into the falls ....... ...
The Molino dei Preti is located in the countryside on the banks of the river Bestina and more precisely to the side of the LAMA cascade, overlooking a picturesque valley just 50 meters from the historic center of Asciano, the heart of the Crete Senesi.
Il Molino ed i suoi Appartamenti
Ogni appartamento ha ingresso indipendente parcheggio privato con resede esclusiva e particolare con terrazzamenti. Arredata con mobili da giardino adatti per consumare pranzi e cene all'aperto .gli ospiti per I loro momenti di relax hanno a disposizione un giardino ben curato con alberi da frutto mobili da giardino e sdraio,da dove si puo accedere alle rve del fiume per godersi nell'ombra il fresco frusciare dell'acqua che scorre sottostante.Gli appartamenti sono freschi ed accoglienti d'estate pur senza impianto di condizionamento perchè risentono delle correnti della vallata del fiume,confortevoli in inverno perchè corredati di riscaldamento autonomo.
The Mill and its Apartments
Each apartment has its own entrance with private parking private garden terraces with exclusive and unique. Fitted with garden furniture suitable for lunches and dinners. Their guests to relax have access to a well maintained garden with fruit trees, garden furniture and sun loungers, where you can access the river for rve enjoy the cool shadows rustle of flowing water sottostante.Gli apartments are cool and comfortable in summer without air conditioning because they are affected by the current of the river valley, accompanied comfortable in winter because of heating.
Apartment "La MACINA"
Apartment situated in the old grinding room where there is still the old mill in granito.Spazioso living room with large fireplace and walls of stone and brick, kitchenette with 4 gas burners, electr. Oven, fridge and frezeer, dishwasher, TV. upstairs double bedroom with small ensuite shower unique, living room with double sofa bed, large bathroom with shower and asciugacapelli.il all equipped with bed linen and kitchen + set asciugamani.M2: 80 -
Apartment "IL GRANAIO"
Built in the barn and the miller's house, living room with kitchenette including 4 burner gas stove, electric fridge with Freezer, dishwasher and TV, with access to loft area with a sofa bed and closet, bedroom with loft bed wardrobe more mobile, large bathroom with shower and hairdryer, equipped with bed linen kitchen + set asciugamani.M2 70-
The apartments are cool and comfortable in summer without air conditioning because they are affected by the current of the river valley, accompanied comfortable in winter because of heating. For prices all inclusive of change of linen, cooking gas, electri-
At guests' disposal there is room in the washing machine, converted from old "barns" ... and the chance to have a discount at the nearby Terme "San Giovanni" a different way to combine relaxation with spa treatments.
The history of our small Molino .....
Dating from between 1400 and 1500 (from a few quotes, maybe even before), but the cards found in the registers at the time the most reliable dating Leopoldini this structure in the context of other 11 mills on the same stream and waterfall lies on the unique structure largest river, importantly for this strategica.Al 1456 and already existing funzionante.Pare that in this era, that is, in the early Middle Ages, the facilities of these structures were owned by large Lordships rural or ecclesiastical entities, this is our caso.Esso served the congregation of the Priests of the parish church of the convent and later the priests of the collegiate church of Sant'Agata hence the name "Molino dei Preti" Molino water forced to fall on Ritrecini oak wood with spoon blades which found in an underground "Prison", provided with channels for the sliding and the expulsion of the water, consisted of two millstones (hence the strategic importance), ie two millstones, so he could grind wheat and other cereals minors. How to cite the papers, it was privately owned and reserved for the exclusive use of the congregation of priests. Located on the left bank of the river and the waterfall of Bestina Lama, to his right is bordered by the ancient Via Francigena.Solo later towards the end of its activity, approximately between the middle and the end of 1800, with a succession of wars and conflicts, was public structure, always managed by the priests of the collegiate.