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Il Tombolino

Bibbona — Upper Maremma and Islands

Il Tombolino is a gorgeous seaside property set in a spectacular position in the heart of Tuscan Maremma’s unspoiled natural environment. The property includes a lovely two-story villa and a large splendid park with grand pine trees, typical local vegetation and a luscious orchard. An exquisite path through the grounds leads to the sandy golden beach, accessible via a private gate. Full comfort and well-being in exquisite premises are guaranteed thanks to the luxurious facilities and unique, genuinely Maremman, atmosphere… il Tombolino is the ideal villa for a fairytale-like seaside vacation!

  • Il Tombolino in Upper Maremma and Islands Tuscany

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Rising along the most pristine and unspoiled heart of the Maremman coast, minutes away from charming towns such as Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, il Tombolino is a gorgeous privately owned property comprising an exquisite seaside villa as well as splendid grounds which lead directly to the golden sandy beach and deep blue sea. On the side there is a small Limonaia which is not for rent.

Built in local seaside style, the charming villa boasts a fascinating, one-of-a-kind architecture. Rising on two stories, it comprises unique features such as a large, eclectic playroom on the upper second floor level, and a spectacular teak-paved terrace, ideal for alfresco relaxing and entertaining. The Limonaia is a part of the main villa building but serves as a completely independent apartment, with its own access from the garden.

Recently fully restored and stylishly refurbished to meet modern expectations, the whole property offers state-of-the-art facilities - such as computer-controlled air conditioning and WIFI connection throughout – whilst also preserving the traditional architecture and genuine local ambiance.

The villa accommodates up to 12 guests + 2 (additional accommodation suitable for 2 teenagers or for 1 teenager/young adult guest and 1 staff is available as per details below) in its 6 finely furnished bedrooms, all with en-suite or private adjacent bathroom . All of the bedrooms are different, each full of character, thanks to warm, refined details such as soft-hued pastel walls, ancient style bed frames, canopies and exquisite fabrics. The main building’s first floor comprises 6 of the double bedrooms, all with spacious state-of-the-art en-suite bathrooms. Three of these open onto a lovely terracotta-tiled terrace which overlooks the rear garden offering breathtaking views of Maremma’s unique landscape. .

The main building also includes 1 single room with en-suite bathroom, accessible from the first floor via a short staircase (this room is adequate for an additional adult or teenage guest or for staff, not for a child: the bed is to be accessed by climbing a ladder), as well 1 additional single bed and bathroom in the spacious top floor playroom.

The main building’s common areas are truly lovely, tastefully furnished and decorated in contemporary style. The ground floor, spacious and filled with light, boasts a spectacular open space which comprises dining and living area as well as a charming library. This great salon, enhanced by its period fireplace, features three large glass-paned arches which lead directly room onto the back garden’s grand teak-floored deck, the villa’s most exceptional feature. Naturally shaded by a grand pine tree, and furnished with luxurious sun-beds, elegant outdoor dining table and chairs, the deck offers marvelous views … the picture-perfect spot for alfresco dining, entertaining, sunbathing in complete privacy or simply relaxing and relishing the soft Maremman breezes!

The ground floor also includes a bright, fully equipped kitchen, convenient laundry room and 1 guest/staff bathroom. The upper second floor level hosts a charming, eclectic playroom ideal for childrens’ and teens’ leisure and TV viewing. Cozily furnished with easy chairs and a sofa and fully equipped (satellite TV and DVD player) the playroom includes its own kitchenette and bathroom and may host 1 additional guest (teenager) in its single bed and offers.

The villa has a Limonaia on one side, which is not for rent.

Il Tombolino’s grounds, with century-old pine trees, typical herbs, shrubs and colorful flowers, are spellbinding. Extending over 4 hectares, the villa’s park comprises luscious lawns, a bountiful vegetable garden, and superb paved outdoor terraces ideal for outdoor leisure and alfresco dining and entertaining. The lovely teak-paved deck (described above) leads to the luxuriant lawns below, and, by following the sweet-scented path which crosses the garden, guests may reach their own private access to the golden sandy (public) beach. The beach is fully equipped with a convenient private beach hut (locked, may be used to store towels/beach gear throughout the stay), sun umbrella and 4 sun beds.

A visit to “La Maremma Toscana” is made of memorable moments and breathtaking landscapes. Breathe in the unique atmosphere, visit the countless evocative villages and history-filled towns, learn about the rich local heritage. Enjoy the beach and countryside, or spend leisurely time at one of the many spas in the surroundings. Relish the very best of the local specialties, from olive oil to wild game, visit award-winning wineries and savor their premium wines, the world-celebrated Supertuscans. Il Tombolino, encased in Tuscan Maremma’s unspoiled natural environment, is the ideal haven for unforgettable family or friends’ seaside vacations! and fun-loving groups of adults wishing to fully experience the glorious, leisurely noble Tuscan lifestyle.

Il Tombolino’s 4 hectares of grounds comprise a superb park filled with typical local herbs and shrubs, grand pine trees; a bountiful vegetable garden rises right by the glass-paned Limonaia apartment. The villa’s front and rear gardens boast two lovely extensive, terraces, ideal for relaxing, alfresco dining and entertaining. The lovely teak-paved deck on the rear, fully furnished with sun-beds and a dining table, leads to the luscious lawns below, and to the sweet-scented path which leads to the villa’s own private access to the sandy (public) beach in a mere 3 minutes walk. The beach is fully equipped with a private beach hut, (locked: guests may keep towels/beach gear throughout the stay), sun umbrella and sun beds.

The Estate includes:

  • Villa 
  • Park
  • Private access to (public) beach through path in the property 
  • Private beach hut, sun umbrella and deck chairs on the beach 
  • Private Pool

The Villa:

  • 6 double bedrooms(first floor), all with en-suite bathrooms 1 single room, with en-suite bathroom (suitable for teenager/ staff/additional adult guest) 
  • 1 open space comprising living area, dining area and library (with fireplace) 
  • 1 kitchen 
  • 1 spacious play room with 1 single bed, kitchenette and bathroom 
  • 1 guest/staff bathroom (ground floor) 
  • 1 laundry room 
  • 2 extensive outdoor paved terraces 
  • Parking for up to 6 cars
  • Please note that there is a small Limonaia on the side which is not for rent.
  • Air conditioning 
  • WI FI 
  • Satellite TV 
  • DVD player 
  • Fireplace 
  • Playroom 
  • Automatic gate 
  • Outside lighting 
  • 4 hectares park leading to the beach 
  • Outdoor front garden terrace 
  • Outdoor rear teak-paved deck, furnished Vegetable garden 
  • Private access to (public) beach 
  • Private beach hut, sun umbrella, 4 sunbeds on beach 
  • Parking for up to 6 cars

The villa offers (included in the price):

  • Welcome dinner
  • Daily maid service up to 8 hours per day.

Useful information and distances

  • The closest village is Marina di Bibbona, walking distance, Transfer time: 3 minutes by car, 5 minutes on foot 
  • The closest town, and train station, is Cecina, Transfer time: 15 minutes by car 
  • The closest airport is Pisa Airport, Transfer time: 45 minutes by car 
  • Florence Airport, Transfer time: 45 minutes by car

Main places of interest and distances

  • Castagneto Carducci and Bolgheri, Transfer time: 10/15 minutes by car 
  • San Vincenzo, Transfer time: 25 minutes by car 
  • Baratti, Transfer time: 40 minutes by car 
  • Populonia, Transfer time: 45 minutes by car 
  • Piombino (departure of ferries to Elba Island), Transfer time: 40 minutes by car 
  • Pisa, Transfer time 45 minutes by car 
  • Florence, Transfer time: 1 hour and 30 minutes by car 
  • Siena, Transfer time: 2 hours by car 
  • Rome, Transfer time: 3 hours by car
  • Bedrooms 8
  • Sleeps 12 + 2
  • Bathrooms 11
  • Weekly rate upon request  

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