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Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Detached villa with 6 bedrooms, swimming pool, sea view, barbecue, parking


Villa Himan is a detached villa bought in 2008 and totally renovated in 2013. The villa was used exclusively by the owners in the summer period but in 2014 they decided to let it in the months from February to November.

Located in the hills this villa is an oasis of peace and quiet ; the ideal location for those who wish to have a truly relaxing holiday far from the madding crowd. The villa enjoys absolute tranquillity and privacy as it is set in its own 12,000 sq. mt. grounds with a swimming pool which has amazing sea views.


The villa is a 3-storey detached house situated in the countryside of Riparbella. It has a floorspace of approximately 350 sq. mt. set in private grounds which are completely fenced in as well as having outside parking spaces and electric gates. As you can see from the photos the villa is well-integrated into the natural surrounding landscape, and the garden is rich in typical Tuscan vegetation (Maritime pines, thyme, holm oaks, etc.) but also with flowers and plants placed around the house. Outdoor lighting allows you to enjoy the garden also in the evening. Right in front of the villa is a 14 x 7 mt. swimming pool complete with diving board, solar-heated shower and bathroom, as well as sun-loungers and deck chairs. The pool has lighting and the bottom slopes from 120 cm to 250 cm. It is heated with photovoltaic solar panels situated in the grounds.

Close to the swimming pool is an outside kitchen area with barbecue, gas hob and wood-burning oven for outside dining. The dining area has a table and wooden benches. There are variuos seating areas outside to relax in as well as a summer house equipped with table tennis and boules court.

Furnished in a typical Tuscan style, the spacious, comfortable accomodation has 6 airconditioned double bedrooms. The kitchen is equipped with gas hob, electric oven, microwave etc. A hall leads to a double bedroom and a bathroom on the ground floor.

The house also has another large self-contained basement area with separate access looking out onto the swimming pool and garden. This flat has a double bedroom, bathroom with shower, separate kitchen and living room with sofa bed.

The weekly rates include water, gas, electricity, bed and bath linen.

Deposit € 1.000.00 in cash to be paid locally.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017


Riparbella Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15.00 / Check-out: 11.00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - outdoor shower
    - toilet
  • 4 bathrooms with shower - an outdoor shower at the pool side - a bathroom toilet located just below the pool.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
  • 6 double beds more 1 sofa bed - TOTAL 14 BEDS.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Amazing villa, beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is beautiful! Very spacious and well equipped. The pool is wonderful! We were a party of 10 but it would easily have accommodated more. The bedrooms and living areas were decorated beautifully. Gérard and his wife met us with the keys and was very friendly and welcoming. We would love to go back and hopefully one day we will. I would recommend without reservation. Thank you for a great holiday

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Josephine, I really want to Thank you for your review! Hoping you came back to stay again with us, Sincerely Ivan
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Himan for a week in early June and had a great time. We were a group of 15 with many children and teenagers. The house and property is exceptional and enough space for everybody both inside and outside the house. So everyone can have fun or relax as they wish. It's situated in a quiet area with a great view and fairly close to all necessities, i.e. supermarket. The swimming pool and garden are very nice and beautiful and the kids absolutely loved it. The wifi was rather slow and needs to be upgraded. The owners were very friendly and ready to help us with anything we asked for. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Arnar, thank you for the nice comments. I'm so glad you had a good time, hope to see you again! Ciao, Ivan.
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A fantastic week in Villa Himan

  • 5 of 5

My famil of thirteen persons from the age of 7 to 75 spent a week in the end of June in this fantastic villa in Riparbella. The house is spatious, well equiped and decorated with a personal touch and perfect for the number of people we were. The pool and pool area with sun beds and a fresh water shower was of great size, clean and had a trouly amazing view over the valley and the ocean. The outdoor coocking area was very nice with a gas stove, a barbecue, a pizza oven a sink with fresh water. Making pizza in the oven was one of the highlights and will be remembered for a long time. The activity house with table tennis, a soccer game etc was used every evening and was very appreciated by both kids and adults and generated a lot of laugther. The location with the fantastic views and walking distance to a few restaurants and shops is perfect. The winery Caiarossa is in walking distance (app 3 km) and really worth a visit, we had both a tour and a tasting and it was excellent. Excursions to Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Castiglioncello and the beaches around Vada is also recomended. The owners were very nice and also cared about us having a great vacation and accessible by phone if we had any questions. Thanks a lot from all of us!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Astrid, thank you very much for the nice comments and for taking such great care of the house. I am glad you enjoyed the great sunsets and the wine from the nearby vineyards! Hope to see you soon ciao, Ivan.
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A perfect place to have a familiy vacation

  • 5 of 5

We almost lived outdoors and enjoyed the fantastic outdoor cooking facilities and fantastic pool area and not least the fantastic view. Was concerned about the wi-fi only working outdoors, but it turned out very positively that we gathered outdoor, even when we and our teenagers wanted to use wi-fi.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Himan: One week, 14 friends from Switzerland

  • 5 of 5

First of all, our stay was amazing. This house is terrific with all its space, with the pool and there is even an outdoor stove to bake some real good pizza. I can imagine this house is great for a family but also for a group of 14 friends it's perfect. There are no neighbors too close so a bit of music is no problem, also during the evening. And with all the space there are a lot of possibilities to keep oneself busy with all kind of outdoor games like table tennis and stuff. During the night there are many lights to use so you don't have to sit in the dark. For rainy days, also the inside of the villa is very nice. All in all this villa is a perfect place to spend a great time in beautiful Toscana!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great villa!

  • 5 of 5

We, a group of 13 friends (all among the age of 25-30), spent the first week of July in the beautiful villa Himan. At our arrival we were amazed by the breath-taking view over the Tuscan valley and the great condition in which the surroundings of the villa were shown to us. The villa provided everything we needed and was very clean. One of the highlights was the outdoor cooking area equipped with a barbecue, a pizza oven and a huge table so that we could all sit together and enjoy our meals or have a chat in the late evening with a glass of wine.

The swimming pool and the garden were very nice and the table tennis as well as the table-top soccer was of great fun for all of us.

The only thing, which could be improved, is the wi-fi connection. Most of the time it didn’t connect at all. This, however, can also be seen as a plus ;-)

In my opinion you really need a car – also if you want to make some trips to nearby cities or villages and maybe also to go shopping groceries for 13 people.

Riparbella has about 5 restaurants (all walking distance about 10 minutes) of which we tried 3 and were not disappointed at all.

I can only recommend the villa and would like to thank the owners once again who were always reachable by phone and ready to give tips. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
La California Bibbona
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A 12
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Nestled in the hills Riparbella is the ideal starting point for exploring the medieval towns nearby like Castiglioncello, Volterra, San Gimignano and Bibbona, along the 'Wine Road', and visit the Etruscan Coast.


Rates & Availability

Riparbella Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Spese di pulizia finale $234.66
Refundable damage deposit $1,173.3
Pet Fee $0

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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