Tuscany: Destino Villa
Everything you ever wanted in a Tuscan Villa
- Name: Destino Villa
- Sleeps: 12
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 6
- Price: €10,510 - €16,875/ week
Ocean front luxury villa with all amenities in "super Tuscan" Maremma territory.
Perfect for the Mediterranean climate, the expansive and lushly landscaped Destino Villa is what Tuscany dreams are made of, topped off with a private pool and beach access.
Enjoy this part of the Maremma where Italian aristocrats and, lately, celebrities summer. This villa is in an area where you can walk to a small town where there are some shops and a restaurant.
Besides the joys of relaxing on the property, there are many wonderful places to visit while in the Maremma. The famous village of Bolgeri is nearby.
It is a bit more than hour to reach the stunning scenery of the coastal Maremma Regional Park. A beautiful place to enjoy a walk on some of its many trails. There are trails good for families and others for master hikers.
Within the park, watch for the Maremma butteri, the horsemen of the rugged coast of Tuscany. Their traditions date to Etruscan times, herding the distinctive and ancient breed of cattle of marshes.
This is the land of the Etruscans, the civilization that dominated central Italy before the rise of the Latins, the Romans. The Etruscans, or Tusci as the Romans called them, passed along the arch and writing together with a love of art and beauty to the eventual Roman empire. Be sure to visit some of the Etruscan sites in the area. Vetulonia, Populonia, Capalbio, Pitigliano, Sovana and Saturnia are some of them. You will find beautiful hill top vistas and intriguing necropli.
As the driveway gates open, you are welcomed to a lush, green estate. There are is one other house on the property as well as the caretaker's home, which you'll pass by as you drive towards the villa. The grounds are richly planted with fruit trees, fragrant flowers, olive trees and iconic umbrella pines tower above providing shade.
Stretching behind the villa is a view of the dunes, greenery and the gorgeous blue Mediterranean waters. A magnificent terrace, pool house and sparkling swimming pool complete this perfect picture. Past the pool is a private path to the beach.
A classically elegant villa in a old-world stye with completely modern bathroom and kitchen facilities is everything you can dream of in a Tuscany seaside villa.
Gracefully arched windows on two sides of the large living room bring the outside in. Several seating areas inside ant out provide many options for sitting, reading, relaxing, socializing. Beautiful and tasteful decorative touches throughout this room reflect the refined taste of the distinguished noble family the owns the villa, which as hosted dignitaries and even a few celebrities including the dashing George Clooney!
Beyond the living room is the main terrace, which is where you will likely spend a good part of your time, that is when you're not off exploring the wonders of the Maremma, wine tasting, dining on Tuscan cuisine, beach going or swimming in the pool. If you really want to spoil yourselves, you can have the housekeeper prepare a delicious picnic basket and the groundskeeper will bring it down to the beach for you.
A true cook's kitchen, laundry room and powder room are also located on this floor.
Upstairs are the bedrooms, topped by a third floor with a charming children's playroom and kitchenette.
6 double bedrooms each with en suite bathroom. Three bedrooms have king sized beds and 2 have queen-sized beds.
5 of the bedrooms have a private balcony. The terrace extends across the front and side of the villa, each of those 5 bedroom shas a private balcony area separated from its neighbors by a railing.
Powder room on ground floor.
Property and area amenities
|Location||Maremma Bolgheri Coastline|
|Bedrooms||6 bedrooms. 4 beds are king-sized, 2 are queen-sized.|
|Floor||Located on three floors with living/dining room, terrace, kitchen, half bath, laundry room, on ground floor. 6 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms & 2 terraces on second floor. Playroom and bathroom on third floor.|
|Size||6458 sq ft, 600 m2|
|Outlook||Manicured gardens and Italian umbrella pine trees|
|Hairdryer||Yes. Soap bar in each bathroom. No toiletries.|
|Dining||Indoor and outdoor dining tables|
|Kitchen||Yes, fully equipped with stove, refrigerator with freezer, microwave, electric kettle, pots, pans, dishes. Fresh sponge, liquid detergent, dishwasher detergent to start.|
|Laundry||Washer, dryer, iron, board. Some soap for washer and dishwasher to start.|
|Utilities||Electricity included up to 300 kwh, includes air conditioniing. Additional useage payable at 0.35 Euro/kwh.|
|Transport||A car is necessary for this location|
|Crib||Portable crib and high chair on request, free of charge|
|Entertainment||Satellite TV receives a few English language news channels. DVD player is probably European standard, not playing North American DVDs.|
|Internet||WiFi, might not work in every room due to thickness of walls|
|Family||Yes, wonderful grounds and pine groves to explore and the beach|
|Cleaning||Daily cleaning 6 x week and final cleaning also included.|
|Cook||Yes, please request a price quote. She is available for lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday.|
|Parking||Yes ample on site parking|
|Safety||Alarm system. Electronic gate with surveillance cameras. No safe.|
|Security Deposit||Payable in cash on arrival. Please see Terms page for current amount.|
|Pre-Arrival Grocery Shopping||Yes with advance arrangement, request a price quote|
|Beach||8 minute walk thru estates private pine grove to reach the beach. Private cabana with table, chairs, lounge chairs and a shower.|
|Pool||Unheated pool. Pool towels provided. 14m x 7m x 1.40 deep. Open mid-May - end of September.|
|Screens||No screens, but each bedroom has a plug-in device to repel mosquitoes.|
|Outings||Nearby Ornellaia wine estate welcomes guests, 9 kilometers. Tutun Surf & Sail Club, 9 kilometers.|
|Available||Not Available||Reservation Pending||Changeover|
This property rents by the week starting on Saturdays.
|2019||Price in Euros|
|5 Jan - 6 Apr||€10,510|
|6 Apr - 4 May||€12,100|
|4 May - 8 June||€13,500|
|8 June - 7 Sep||€16,875|
|7 Sep - 28 Sep||€13,500|
|28 Sep - 2 Nov||€12,100|
|2 Nov - 21 Dec||€10,510|
|21 Dec - 4 Jan 20||€12,100|
Included in price: bed linens, 3 towels/person/week, beach towels and kitchen towels. Changed on Saturday for stays longer than one week.
Daily preparation of continental breakfast (guests pay for the provisions).
Maid service 6 hours day for 6 days/week. Personal laundry not included with housekeeping.
Not included: €4000 Euro damage deposit paid in cash on arrival, refundable at check out less damage if any, or preauthorized to credit card. Cost of food and beverages paid in cash on site. Telephone charged at cost.
Check in time is 4-5pm, check out is 10am.
Electricity consumption (including air condition) included up to 300 kwh per week, the excess will be charged at 0,35 Euro per kwh. Paid in cash on site.
Water, final cleaning, WIFI.
Pay locally in cash:
Extra set of towels €15. Extra set of bed linen €20.
Local hospitality tax.
Delicious arrival dinner. Menus provided after you have reserved. €15/Euros/hour for the cook for shopping cleaning and preparation, plus food.
Lunch and dinner prepared by the cook. €15/Euros/hour for the cook for shopping cleaning and preparation, plus food.
Extra household help and grocery shopping are available at an hourly rate.
Sincerely, lovely, dreamy villa with everything!
There is a camp nearby that has music evenings from 9pm to midnight. It has disturbed some guests and others don't notice.
Map and Location
|The village Marina di Bibbona with a supermarket etc. 3 minutes Bolgheri 10 km – 15 min|
|Pisa 65 km – 1 hr (closest airport)|
|5 Terre/La Spezia - 140 km - 1 hr 30 min|
|Florence 120 km – 1 hr 30 min|
|Volterra 60 km – 1 hr 10 min|
|Massa Marittima 65 km – 1 hr|
|San Gimignano 80 km – 1 hr 30 min|
|Piombino 45 km, where you can catch a ferry to Elba 40 minutes|