Starting from € 1.900 per day
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This fantastic fully restored ancient tower is a totally unique villa, located in a magical position overlooking the clear blue sea of the Maremma. Originally an ancient watch tower, the villa has spectacular panoramas that can be enjoyed from its terraces and from the swimming pool below. A walkway leads down to the sea shore and the villas private sun deck.
This lovely Tower was recently chosen as the set of the James Bond movie “Quantum of Solace”. The area, known as the Maremma, hosts an exquisite combination of sandy beaches and rocky coastlines that are bordered by pine forests. Delightful villages, towns and even castles can be found in this area. The Maremma is also a great place for trekking and maintain biking. The Tower was originally built as a defensive structure against the Saracens and dates back to 1000 A.D. Two terraces are an ideal place for socializing or al fresco dining. One of these terraces also boasts stunning views that stretch from the Port St. Stephen to the Argentario Mountains on one side, Talamone to the Uccellina Mountains on the other side and all the way to the Island of Giglio and Montecristo.
A private road leads to the property, once you have recovered from the spectacular views you can enjoy the interior of the villa. On entering on the right hand side there is a little dining room with fireplace, table and chairs from which you access two of the villas lovely bedrooms one of these bedrooms with an ensuite bathroom. On the left of the entrance corridor there is a fully equipped kitchen and further double bedroom also with ensuite bathroom.
From the corridor steps lead to the first floor of the villa where there is a luminous lounge with gorgeous views and air conditioning. At one end is a sitting area with settees, armchairs, satellite television, Dvd player and fireplace and at the other a dining table and chairs, as well as a little kitchenette. This lovely room opens onto a terrace furnished with table and chairs for dining al fresco and sunloungers, an absolutely spectacular spot for relaxing or dining al fresco whilst enjoying the magnificent sea views stretching as far as to admire the Tuscan islands of Giglio and Montecristo on the horizon.
In another wing of the villa reached via a little staircase from the small ground floor dining area, is the ancient watchtower where there is a characteristic bedroom with fireplace, four poster bed, and on the level above reached by wooden stairs a small shower room and dressing area. From here there is access to a little terrace at the top of the tower.
There is plenty of space for relaxing at the villa, the panoramic terrace is a wonderful spot and from there steps lead to a further terrace area below where there is a swimming pool (6m x 4m) surrounded by wooden sun deck. It’s a joy to dine alfresco and enjoy a barbecue whilst savouring the beautiful sunset. The villa even has its’ own walkway leading down the rocky beach shared with another villa and sea shore, where there is a further sun deck and from every angle there are gorgeous sea views.
Ground floor: Little dining room with fireplace table and chairs, Double bedroom (which can convert to a twin on request) with ensuite bathroom with only shower, basin, bidet and w.c, Double bedroom ( which can be converted in twins) with bathroom with bathtub, basin, bidet and w.c. Kitchen with cooker (6 gas rings), oven, fridge /freezer, dishwasher, Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with bath / shower, basin, bidet and w.c.
First floor: Living room with dining table and chairs, settees, armchairs, fireplace, satellite television and Dvd player, Kitchenette with 2 ring hob and fridge Panoramic terrace.
Tower wing: First floor double bedroom with a fireplace and ensuite bathroom on level above.
Annex: 2 double bedrooms each with ensuite shower room with shower, basin, bidet and w.c, Sitting room, Air conditioning throughout annex.
Rooms & Bathrooms
Double Bed (can be converted in Twins), ensuite Bathroom with shower
Double Bed (can be converted in Twins, ensuite Bathroom with bathtub
Double Bed ensuite Bathroom with Bathtub/Shower
Double Bed, fireplace, ensuite Bathroom with shower
Double Bed, ensuite Bathroom with shower
Double Bed, ensuite Bathroom with shower
Towels for the swimming pool
Features & Amenities
Tower approx 280 sqm
Dependance approx 80 sqm
Air Cond in the bedrooms (except the tower Bedroom)
Laundry room (Washing machine)
Pool 6 m. x 4 m., h.1,40 (open from start of May to end of October)
Private outdoor parking
Direct Access to the seaside
Welcome drinks for the clients arrival
Daily cleaning of the bedrooms and lounges 5 days a week (The kitchen cleaning is excluded if the kitchen is used by the clients).
Concierge service for check in and check out
Courtesy Kit in each bathroom
Weekly set of bed linen, bath and pool towels with relative change on Saturday and Wednesday
Cleaning and maintenance of the garden and swimming pool twice a week
Catering services/chef service for the preparation and service of breakfast, lunch and dinner
Additional bed linens and towels on request but if the cleaning ladies will find towels or bed linen on the floor they will change automatically and we will charge extra
Laundry or ironing services made by staff
Sleeps up to 12 persons
Minimum stay 7 nights July and Aug, other periods 3/5 nights
Pets allowed on request € 200 per pet per week
No Smoking Villa
Heating upon consumption
Required security deposit € 1500 payable at the arrival only in cash
Utilities: mandatory 300€ a week during mid / high / peak season. Mandatory 500€ a week during Low and Christmas season. Payable at the arrival only in cash
Kitchen cleaning: if customers will use the kitchen themselves to cook their meals, they have to provide mandatory themselves to cleaning the kitchen, cutlery and crockery used. If customers do not want to provide their own cleaning, we will do it for 20 euro per hour. If our clients will take our catering service the kitchen cleaning will be included in the meal price.
Final cleaning & Sanitization: mandatory 400€ payable at the arrival only in cash
A guarantee credit card details is mandatory requested at the arrival
Weddings/events/parties need separate agreements
Tourist tax € 1,5 per person per day payable at the arrival in cash
Check in between 4 pm to 7 pm
Check out within 10 am
Shuttle service from/to airport (on request/extra charge)
3 Kms Restaurants, Bar, Supermarkets, Bank, Post Office
18 Km Grosseto
68 Punta Ala (Golf Club)
98 Km Siena
130 Km San Gimignano
170 Km Florence Airport
150Km Rome Airport
180 Km Pisa Airport
The area is a popular playground for the rich and famous with gorgeous yachts moored in the harbours next to traditional fishing boats and the countryside is rich in flora and fauna, the renowned national park of the Maremma is in fact close by and can be explored on foot, horseback and bike. The town of Fonteblanda is just over 1 km away and has a variety of shops, and facilities. When you can tear yourself away there are many interesting towns to explore within easy driving distance, as well has a host of pretty beaches along the coast.