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Maremma House

The Maremma region on the southern coast of Tuscany is characterized by wide plains, gentle hills and the nearby sea. The architecture of the Maremma House refers directly to this landscape. Built over three levels, its horizontal lines reflect the natural surroundings. The ultra-modern building does not contrast with the natural world around it, but rather blends into it, looking for all the world as if the lower floor has grown out of the hillside. The lower, partially underground level features two bedrooms and the utility rooms. While on the exterior, the house’s tufa-stone façade recalls the use of volcanic rock, a centuries-old regional building tradition. On the middle level you will find the living, dining and cooking area, and a terrace complete with a pool. The white plastered walls were inspired by typical mediterranean architecture. From the terrace, a steel staircase leads to the top level and the main bedroom, which is also accessible via an internal staircase. The interior wood panelling and additional brass and copper details on this floor, and the shape of the house combined with the external staircases, create an almost nautical atmosphere. You can even see the sea out in the distance: the house offers panoramic views over the hills all the way to the Tyrrhenian Sea.

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What to do

Hiking, swimming, visiting the area’s historical villages, thermal springs, the beach (20 minutes away by car).

Why we like this house

Visitors will be imbued with the light, elegant atmosphere of the house. You don’t run here, you walk gracefully down the stairs and glide into the serenely shaped pool.

This house is great for

Families, holidays with friends


Region IT – Italy, Tuscany, Magliano in Toscana
Name Maremma House
Scenery hilltop location, surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and woods
Number of guests Max. 8 people
Completed 2015
Design Studio Ponsi, Florence
Published Streifzug #14 (Autumn 2021), IoArch 05/2021, Architects´ Houses, Princeton Architecturial Press 2018, Casabella 9/2017, Design Boom 2/2017, Divisiare 01/2017
Specials No pets allowed.
Architecture Modern
Accomodation House
Criteria 1-8 (house/apartment), Beach, Family, Garden, Hiking, Mountains, Pool, Sea

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Benita B sagt:
A wonderful house for a family holiday. Excellent both outside - incredible pool, views, and a beautiful building - and inside - everything you need, comfortable, plus stunning art and interior finishes. The hosts were helpful and generous with their time and information about the locality, and all in all have created a truly incredible and special place. In addition, there were some toys our children could play with, plus a trampoline; the pool was crystal clear and the garden is very well kept. We hope to visit again!
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Stefanie Kordt sagt:
We stayed at Maremma house with our two kids and had a really great time. The house itself is beautifully designed and the landscape and the views are just stunning. So if you are looking for a holiday in peace on the one hand but with lots of options for interesting places to visit on the other hand this is just the place to go to! Besides, the owners are absolutely friendly and helpful!
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Angie sagt:
The Hilltop house is a gorgeous place. The architecture is beautiful, designed with a keen eye for detail, and stunning views, all the way to the sea. We loved the spacious garden, and the outdoor terrace next to the pool. The kitchen has everything you need, and the bedrooms are very large with luxury linnen. When it got colder outside we lit the well functioning fireplace in the living room creating a very cozy atmosphere. There’s a couple a very pretty small villages around, and lots of wineries worth visiting, all in all a very nice and quiet part of Tuscany. The hosts Luca and Andrea were truly amazing. When travel restrictions suddenly changed because of COVID they helped us figure out what travel documents we had to bring with us. It was a relieve to have such reliable hosts, and on top of that they also arranged two yoga mats to be available in the house, for our daily yoga exercise. We loved everything about the Hilltop house, and highly recommend it.
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Verena sagt:
We had a wonderful week with the family at the Maremma House. We just hang around in the hammock, the deck chairs, the huge pool, enjoyed the sunset, the peacefulness and the little villages around. A wonderful place to relax.
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Silke & Jörn with Ella, Till & Tom sagt:
Maremma House is magical! It shows the passion and love from the owners in every corner. When you arrive, you just feel like filling up the fridge and never want to leave the house again!! We were fascinated by the view - it can't be better. Andrea and Luca are SUPER hosts. Thank you for making our stay so pleasant. We will return one day.
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Fred Versyck sagt:
Staying at the Maremma House was nothing short of amazing. The house had everything that you would want on your vacation and we really had a great time there. Luca and Andrea were really helpful and open to questions whenever we had them.
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Hubli & Co sagt:
The owner Luca was very nice and very attentive from the beginning. That's how you wish for a host! The house is simply uniquely beautiful, located in a magnificent location and very private. There were six of us and we enjoyed the week to the full. Luca was always there for questions and had great tips for restaurants or excursions. We'll definitely be back - hopefully very soon. Thank you for a wonderful holiday!
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Frauke Laubsch sagt:
Ruhe und Frieden, von den Vögeln geweckt zu werden in einer naturbelassenen Landschaft der Maremma und sehr herzliche Italiener, das alles findet man im und um das Maremma House! Wir kommen wieder...Thank you Andrea und Luca!
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Anna sagt:
We had a very pleasant stay at the beautiful maremma house in september und we highly recommend to spend holidays there. Andrea cordially introduced us to the house and its facilities in detail, so we felt at home quickly. All you need for holidays you´ll find at this house, including a fine compact disk collection. Even the pool house with its bathroom can be inhabited by two persons, so you have a lot of space for up to eight adults. The owners und architects of this special house are very supportive, so don´t hesitate to contact them.
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Birgit und Tobias sagt:
Ein wunderschönes Haus mit einem grandiosen Rundumblick in die Landschaft der Maremma! Wir haben zehn Tage Anfang September im Maremma House verbracht und haben uns rundum wohlgefühlt. Schon die erste Kontaktaufnahme mit Andrea und Luca war sehr nett. Dort angekommen konnten wir uns durch Schwimmen im Pool, Relaxen in der absolut ruhigen Lage des Hauses, Wohlfühlen im gepflegten Haus und Erledigen der Einkäufe in Magliano und Pereta supergut erholen. Das Maremma House beeindruckt durch seine außergewöhnliche Architektur und durch eine hochwertige Ausstattung! Wir kommen gerne wieder!
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Myriam Mandelka, Heinz Mandelka sagt:
A wonderful house! Stunning architecture! The best location for spending a good time with friends, relaxing, talking, cooking, swimming in a perfect pool. We enjoyed our week in June, Andrea gave us a warm welcome in his beautiful house and we would really love to come back for another holiday. Heinz and Myriam from Gemany
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Martina sagt:
Stunningly beautiful house and setting. Andrea and Luca are wonderful hosts. The immediate vicinity has two beautiful villages worth exploring. We enjoyed our stay very much.
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De keer sagt:
Extremely nice setting,very peaceful,stunning sight,perfect pool for swimming,not only playing.very nice materials inside the house.we thoroughly hope that everyone renting this house respects and preserves this so that andrea and luca keep on renting it and everyone can keep enjoying next year!
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Ulrike + Jürgen sagt:
Lieber Andrea und Luca Wir haben unseren Aufenthalt im Maremma House sehr genossen, einzigartiges Haus in einer wundervollen Umgebung. Vielen Dank für Eure Gastfreundschaft, wir kommen bestimmt wieder!
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Andreas sagt:
Beautiful location, stunning architecture, great view over vineyards down to the sea and a very friendly host. The perfect house for a relaxing vacation, we will come again!
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