We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

Molinello House....a Country House...

Welcome to Molinello House!!.....a country house in Montescaglioso....
7 reviews
Welcome to Molinello House!!.....a country house in Montescaglioso....
The entrance door to the bnb guest room....totally independent!
king size bed in the guest room....
a glimpse of the guest room.....
another glimpse of the guest room with a built in wardrobe.....
the tavernetta..... where breakfast is served...
a lawn where you can relax in the sun and enjoy reading a book..
an arch of pretty orange flowers...
a glimpse of the garden..
the porch and the patio overlooking the front garden..
a beautiful palm tree..
delicious figs which grow in the garden...
freshly picked figs, cut open to be dried in the sun and preserved for the cold winter months..
pomegranites....winter garden fruit....
freshly picked organic tomatoes ready to be put in jars for the winter...we love home made preserves
a beautiful lemon hanging from the tree...also in the garden..
Granny Smiths...our Autumn produce...
red peppers drying in the sun...
a view of Montescaglioso perched on top of the hill with the wine cantinas along the hill..
One of the many arches in the historical centre of the town..
a long and winding road which takes you to the cantinas....
a glimpse of the landscape surrounding the town....
steps leading down to the wine cantinas..
a glimpse of another arch..
The Benedictine Abbey....
A close up of the colums in the Abbey cloisture....
A beautiful well....in the Benedictine Abbey..
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Montescaglioso, Province of Matera, Basilicata
If you wish to spend some time in a pleasant house located in a small town in the South of Italy, then you must come to Montescaglioso! A town rich in history and traditions and only 20 km. from the city of Matera, a Unesco World Heritage Site , famous for its 'Sassi' and for having been the location for Mel Gibson's film 'The Passion'. It has recently been elected European Capital of Culture 2019.
Molinello House is situated on the outskirts of the town surrounded by the countryside and by its own garden where you can find a variety of flowers and trees: pink bougainvillea, bushes of orange flowers, plam trees, cactus plants and many more! The guest room with bathroom, is totally independent, fully furnished with air conditioning, overlooking the garden and it comfortably fits two people. The entrance is located on...
Read more
About the Owner, Maria C
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
Contact Owner See more properties
Listing #HL6683441
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 7 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
English first
Italian first
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Pasquale and Carmela made our stay in Montescaglioso an unforgettable experience. They are so warm, friendly, and genuinely interested in providing you with a local, amazing experience so that you leave Montescaglioso and Basilicata with new friends and a yearning to return. We enjoyed Carmela's delicious cooking of typical foods and Pasquale's homemade sausage, olive oil, and preserves. The room...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your beautiful and kind words!! It was wonderful having you here and I enjoyed every moment we spent together and cooking the specialities of our town for you to try!!!


Report response as inappropriate
Speyer, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We stayed in the Molinello House für 4 nights in September 2017. Going to Montescaglioso is a good idea because lots of Basilicata gems (Matera, Craco, the beaches) are not far away. Going to the Molinello house is a good idea because Maria may take you to town, if you are nice. She knows all the details about the famous...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!!! It was a pleasure having you guests at Molinello House and it has pleased me so much to hear that my recipes have come in handy to you..next time you come I will cook many more delicious meals! I also enjoyed taking you round the old town and talking about its history...


Report response as inappropriate
1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We spent 14 days in B&B Molinello House. We were treated so warmheartly! Every day breakfast was so much and tasted so good (local and self made food,too). The room was really nice and kept clean; towels and bedclothes were regularly changed. They guided us throw Montescaglioso and helped us get to know other cultural interesting places, like Alberobello and...

Management response:

Thank you Leo e Johanna...it was a pleasure meeting you and having you guests at Molinello House...It was great sharing lovely moments together chatting during breakfast...and I enjoyed every minute taking you round the interesting historic parts of Montescaglioso...thank you for leaving the room clean and very tidy and once again I wish to thank you for having chosen Molinello...


Report response as inappropriate
  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 1 night
R 754
R 754
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Hide Rates
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
Initially, you may contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.
How will the owner contact me?
This owner will contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.
How do I pay?
For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
Yes. Payments made via the TripAdvisor inbox are covered by our Peace of Mind Protection.
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
R 754
/ Night
Book Now
10 travellers
viewed this property in the past week
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.