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Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

The Tomboli estate is the summer residence of a well known Florentine aristocratic family. This marvellous stretch of land which runs along the famous Maremma coastline lies one hour south of Pisa very close to the famous village of Bolgheri which The New York Times ranked 11th out of 44 places to go in 2009.

This is what the New York Times wrote: Four words: George Clooney was here. The Italian coast of Maremma, a raw landscape of pebbled beaches in southern Tuscany, has, for some years, been the summer playground of Italian and English aristocrats. But now the beau monde is all abuzz about Mr. Clooneys visit; he rented the 16th-century Montepergoli villa in the village of Bolgheri. And Bulgari is reportedly looking at the coastline for a resort. A clubby waterfront bar in San Vincenzo, or the two Michelin-star restaurant next door, Gambero Rosso, which the estimable food critic of Le Figaro, Franois Simon, once called his favorite restaurant in the world.

The estate is made up of the main villa offered here and three small houses, with their own private garden Casa Limona, Casa Pineta and Casa Verde.

The villa and the houses have their own access to the beach which is reached by a path leading through e beautiful pineta (umbrella pine-tree wood). Guests are given their private key to the beach.

Unspoilt beaches fringed with dunes are backed by hillsides covered in Mediterranean scrub and olive groves, crested by charming hill-top villages. The reclaimed flatlands where cattle used to roam herded by the local cowboys have today largely been given over to well-husbanded vineyards yielding some of the most prestigious vintages in Italy (Sassicaia, Ornellaia). These are the surroundings of Villa Tomboli, an elegant beach house with private access to the beach.

The villa was fully refurbished to a very high decorative standard in 2008 and is a marvel of modern technology with computer controlled air conditioning, heating and lighting and many other conveniences. The house develops over three floors, each bedroom has its own bathroom. You will love the huge teak-floored terrace with a pine tree growing through it to the rear of the villa, equipped with comfortable chairs, sofas, loungers and an outside dining table.

The beach is reached through a pine grove belonging to the estate. In the dunes behind the beach stands a cabana for picknicks, with table and sund beds, and a shower. The housekeeper can prepare the picknick hampers while the caretaker will take care of bringing it to the beach.

Standing in an unspoilt tract of typical Tuscan seaside pine forest, this villa is just perfect for a great family holiday.

Ground floor

1 large living and dining room

1 kitchen

1 WC

1 laundry

1 morning and evening terrace

First floor

6 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms

1 single (mezzanine) with bathroom

2 terraces

Second floor (mansard)

1 large room

1 kitchen corner

1 bathroom (shower)


Landscaped garden with irrigated lawns, traditionally planted with local trees, shrubs and herbs.

Large wooden deck in front of living room with comfortable chairs and dining table.

At the beach, cabana for picknicks with table, fridge, sunbeds and shower.

What you should know: Every Satruday night a nearby camping ground holds a party with music from 9 pm to midnight, which can be heard from the houses.

Activities & Places of Interest

It is here that Bolgheri DOC wines are produced - world-class wines such as Sassicaia, Guado al Tasso and Ornellaia as well as numerous others of the highest quality. This Eldorado of Italian wine as it has been called, is the result of nature s generosity, the climate and the talent of its wine makers. Bolgheri has become one of the most interesting and gifted areas in the whole universe of wine thanks to some illuminated personages, among such as Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, the oenologist Giacomo Tachis and the Marchesi Piero and Lodovico Antinori. The experimental use of international grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and the constant research for innovation and quality has attracted the interest and support of the best world wine critics such as Veronelli, Marvin Shenker and well know national and international wine producers.

Where there is great wine there tends to be great food and the Gambero Rosso, voted the best restaurant in Italy and with 2 Michelin stars, is in one of the seaside resorts along the coast.

Massa Marittima. Here, in one of Etruria s oldest and most prosperous communities, the same minerals that were extracted 2,500 years ago are still being mined. The first miner s code in Europe was drawn up here in 1310. Three years earlier, the graceful Romanesque-Gothic cathedral was completed. Decorated with three orders of arches and slender columns supported by lion-headed capitals, it stands on a steep flight of stairs above the square that contains Massa s medieval buildings, an architectural grouping characteristic of 13th-century Tuscan cities: the travertine Palazzo Pretoria of 1230 with its escutcheons of former mayors, the Palazzo Communale, formed of three crenelated tower-houses and decorated with frescoes, among them a Lorenzetti Madonna.

An excellent Spa - The Tombolo Talasso Resort belonging to the Antinori family - lies in the next village.


There is a sports club with olimpic sized pool, tennis courts, volley ball court. 4 golf courses can be reached from here. The most famous, the 18 hole Punta Ala golf club is at a 50 minute drive. The area is excellent for biking. Many champions come here to do their training. You can hire bicicles in the next village.


The estate lies along the Etruscan coastline between Livorno and Piombino, 1 hour southwards from Pisa. The village Marina di Bibbona is 3 minutes by car.


12. Nearby located smaller houses can be rented additionally.

Floor Area

600 m2.


See bottom right for details.


Telefone, high speed Internet connection, Hifi stereo, satellite TV (Sky), air-conditioning, fireplace, alarm system, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, large fridge and large freezer, microwave, electric kettle, iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, each bedroom is equipped with a plug-in device against moskitoes, barbecue, terrace, garden, beach access, car park for 8 cars with automatic illumination.

Breakfast service is included (groceries need to be paid extra, no charge for preparation of the breakfast).

Special Features

The area is conveniently located close to some of Italy s most outstanding historical and cultural treasures, Etruscan ruins and hamlets, like Bolgheri (home of one of Italy s most prized and expensive wines, the Sassicaia), Populonia, Castagneto Carducci, Bibbona, Suvereto and Campiglia Marittima. The beaches are characterized by the presence of dunes, fine sand and clear waters. The area is much appreciated by personages of politic, culture and actors loving its rocky seaside, the romantic beaches and the luxuriant pinewoods.

Touring Ideas

Next restaurant 700 m

The village Marina di Bibbona with a supermarket etc. 3 minutes (1.9 km)

Bolgheri 10 minutes

San Vicenzo, where you can rent a private boat to go to Elba island 20 minutes

Populonia 25 minutes

Baratti 25 minutes

Casale Marittimo 25 minutes

Guardistallo 25 minutes

Pisa 1 hour

Lucca 1 hour

Volterra 1 hour

Massa Marittima 1 hour

San Gimignano 1 hour

Piombino, where you can catch a ferry to Elba 30 minutes

Florence 1.5 hours

Siena 1.5 hours

Rome 3.5 hours

Airport Distance/Driving Time

Pisa 1 hour

Rome 3.5 hours



Sub diving

Wind surfing


Boat rental

Bike rental


Horse riding



Thalasso Spa resort Castagneto Carducci

Hot Spas Venturina

Rent Includes

Bed, bath and kitchen linens, water, gas, breakfast service, maid service (7 hours house cleaning per day 6 days per week from Monday to Saturday), final cleaning all included in the price. Should you have rented your house for more than 1 week, the house will be cleaned on Saturdays and the linen will be changed.

Rent Does Not Include

Security deposit, groceries for breakfast, electricity and air-conditioning, heating, wood for fireplace, telephone, Internet.

Ideal For

Exploring cultural and historical villages and enjoying relaxing beach life.



Reservations from Saturday to Saturday only.

Baby bed with linen and high chair available. Baby bed can be booked for children up to their 4th birthday.

Pets not allowed.

Extra services available only on request (domestic help, Tuscan meal on your first evening, cook, first shopping), to be specified when booking and to be paid in euros on the premises at the end of each working day:

Extra domestic help (house cleaning, washing and ironing): EUR 10 per hour.

Extra set of towels: EUR 15.

Extra set of bed linen: EUR 20.

Typical Tuscan meal on your first evening, after a long trip: The dinner consists of an antipasto, a pasta dish, salad and pecorino cheese, fruit and local biscuits to finish, plus bread and 1 bottle of wine and 1 of water for every 4 persons. The cook is paid EUR 15 per hour, plus the cost of the ingredients.

Cook for dinners during your stay (Monday - Friday): a dinner prepared by the cook of the estate (who lays the table) with first course (pasta dish), second course (meat with vegetables and salad) and a dessert. The cook is paid EUR 15 per hour, plus the cost of the ingredients. Dinners should be booked 2-3 days in advance and are not possible on Sundays.

First shopping: EUR 20 for the service plus the cost of the ingredients (with receipt). The following items are included: Bread, butter, jam, eggs, 2 litre milk, 1 packet Earl Grey Tea, 1 packet coffee, natural yoghurts, 2 bottles of orange juice, 2 kg fruits of the season, 2 kg pasta (noodles), 2 jars tomato sauce, 1large piece fresh parmesan cheese, salad and tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, 4 litres mineral water, 3 bottles of beer, 3 bottles of wine.

Security deposit, groceries for breakfast, electricity and air-conditioning, heating, wood for fireplace, telephone, Internet to be paid in euros on the premises:

Security deposit: EUR 3500.

Groceries need to be paid extra (no charge for preparation of the breakfast).

Electricity and air-conditioning: the consumption of electricity (air-conditioning included) up to 300 kwh per week is free of charge. The exceeding amount will be metered: EUR 0,35U/kwh.

Heating (if required): metered.

Wood for fireplace: please check price on the premises.

Telephone: metered.

High-speed Internet: metered.

Baby bed: EUR 20 per week.

Bed, bath and kitchen linens, water, gas, breakfast service, maid service (7 hours house cleaning per day 6 days per week from Monday to Saturday), final cleaning all included in the price. Should you have rented your house for more than 1 week, the house will be cleaned on Saturdays and the linen will be changed.

Size Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Rooms 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 7 Family bathrooms

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