Destinations
Dates
Guests
Search
Greetings Traveler
Lock
result count
new
old
kinda-new
Filters

Villa Talamo

  1. Pin

    Fonteblanda, Tuscany, Italy

  2. Suitcase

    20 guests

  3. BedDouble

    10 bedrooms

  4. Bath

    10 bathrooms


  • GradePosh
    Exceptionally Posh
    A property with excellence in architecture and design, rich in materials and amenities, often staffed.
    Villa
    Villa
    A standalone house with a pool
    Beach
    Coastal
    At land’s end, on the water’s edge

    A Polished Tuscan Hideaway in the Land of Solace

    Offering stately elegance and access to this notably rugged section of coastline, Villa Talama combines 18th-century history and refinement with a looser, 21st-century lodge-like ambiance.

    A Polished Tuscan Hideaway in the Land of Solace

    A striking, fully-catered villa offering stately elegance and access to this notably rugged section of coastline, Villa Talama combines 18th-century history and refinement with a looser, 21st century lodge-like ambiance.

    A noble Tuscan hideaway dating from the 1700s, this prominent villa strikes a sophisticated and luxurious pose in a remarkably wild part of Tuscany’s coastline. The palatial residence’s polished suites are generous and well-appointed, with common areas offering an aristocratic, hunting lodge-meets-country-chateau atmosphere. There are three suites with sea views that sleep two guests each. Four double rooms have ensuite bathrooms and garden views. Three further double rooms have private external bathrooms and sea views.

    Experiences add to the elevated ambiance, including concierge-created cycling, hiking and horseback tours, sommelier-led and chef-organized food and wine workshops, truffle hunting in season, and chartered boat trips along Tuscany’s rugged Argentario coastline.

    The villa’s vast garden is lushly Mediterranean and neatly manicured, extending down to the rocky waterfront with its sandy crescent of beach. An infinity pool is steps from the sea, and outdoor lounge areas overlook the historic Porto di Talamone, a breathtaking old fishing harbor and ancient sentinel site celebrated in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace.

    Around

    The rugged Argentario coast of southern Tuscany is a promontory connected to the mainland that is sometimes referred to as the Costa d’Argento, or Silver Coast. Settled by Etruscans, followed by Greeks, Romans, and Florentines, the coastal inland is still home to herders and cattle ranchers, winemakers and fishermen. The area is famed for its “secret coves” and sentinel towers and is insulated by the Maremma Natural Park and several Mediterranean scrub and rockscapes that are protected wildlife refuges. 

    The region remains lesser known and wilder feeling than many of Italy’s picturesque coastlines. Pine stands and aromatic shrubs extend upwards from the cliff-backed inlets, and the water shines a vivid shade of turquoise, with swirls of navy blue. Vineyards stripe the countryside and have for centuries, including the DOCs of Ornellaia, Marchesi Mazzei, Argiano and Tenuta Ammiraglia. Wine-growing estates are offset by fields of wildflowers, cultivated plots of grain and unexpected pasture land. Active cowboys ranch cattle in the region, and locally-raised beef joins locally-caught seafood on the region’s fine dining menus. 

    A region of hot springs (Saturnia Hot Springs) and historical towns, sites include historic Viterbo and the Etruscan zone around Vetralia, the marble quarries around Massa Marittima, and the larger communities of Montalcino, known for its wines, the small coastal city of Grosseto, and the village of Orbetello. Watersports are abundant, including scuba diving at Cala Piccola, cliff diving at La Cantoniera, wind- and kite-surfing at La Giannella beach, and family-friendly swimming at La Feniglia. The area’s wildest, most isolated beach is Cacciarella, reachable by sea or on foot. A rocky cove, Cacciarella is watched over by a pirate’s tower and surrounded by sea grottoes including the Grotta del Turco, where local fishermen are said to have retreated from marauding Turkish pirates.

    Location

    Fonteblanda, Tuscany, Italy. Nearest airports: Grosseto (private, 23km), Rome (120km), Fiumicino (122km), Pisa (180km), Florence (167km).

    Best time to visit

    April to October


    Photos

    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-villa-entrance.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-villa-front.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-topjpg.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-garden.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-garden-sunset.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-facade.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-living-area.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-ocean-view.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-sofas.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-ubrella.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-ocean.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-ocean-overview.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-living.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-living-room.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-living-room-front.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-living-sofas.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-living-room-chimney.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-sofa-detail.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-window.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bookshelf.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-sofa-desk.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-tv-sofas.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-windows.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-dining-room.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-dining-table.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-montecristo-bedroom-sofa.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-dining-table (1).jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-montecristo-bathroom.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-capraia-bathroomjpg.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedside.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-window.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-green.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-closet.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-orange.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-orange-side.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-stripes.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-montecristo-bedroom.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-blue-lamp.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-montecristo-bedroom-two.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-capraia-bedroom.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-chairs.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-blue.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-blue-window.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bedroom-bedpg.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bathtub.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bathroom.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bathroom-sinks.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bathroom-sink.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_interior-bathroom-green.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-terrace-dining-table.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-dining-table.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-terrace-deck.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-terrace-bar.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-garden.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-bar.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-dining-table-sunset.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-terrace-dining-table-sunset.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-living-area-sunset.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-villa-overview.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-overview-facade.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-overview.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-tuscanyjpg.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-overview.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-beach.jpg
    villa-talamo_villa_tuscany-italy_exterior-pool-sunset.jpg

    Amenities

    Here’s what you can expect during your stay:

    • Kitchen
      Kitchen
      Fully equipped
    • Wifi
      Internet
    • Tv
      TV
    • Heater
      Heating
    • Fireplace
      Indoor Fireplace
    • Pool
      Pool

    How long would you like to stay?

    Minimum 2 nights



    Location

    Discover more about where you’ll be staying.

    Fonteblanda, IT

    Sign up for the Latest
    Travel Offers & Intel

    Subscribe to our newsletter to discover new homes & deals as they're released, as well as the latest editorial.

    Lock
    Lock
    Lock