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Il Rivo is suitable for couples, groups of friends and families. Sleeps 7, plus baby cot. Thick stone walls, chestnut beamed ceilings, stylish bathrooms, some antique furniture and colourful interior decor make Il Rivo a great place to unwind. The house is set amidst olive groves, and is surrounded by pine, acacia, and fruit trees with glorious views over the surrounding densely wooded hillsides studded with medieval hilltop villages, Il Rivo offers a taste of quintessential Tuscan living! One of the owners is an architect who has recently lovingly renovated the house with traditional materials to include an ensuite full bathroom, a modernised family bathroom and a third bedroom. There is a terrace with a grassed sunbathing area and an old stone olive mill wheel serves as a table for alfresco dining under a vine-clad pergola. The terrace offers wonderful respite after a days sightseeing whilst enjoying the magnificent view across the valley. The two double bedrooms are at opposing ends of the house, the main bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, and the second dual aspect bedroom is near to the family bathroom allowing a degree of independence. The third bedroom has a bunk bed and resembles a small chapel with French doors, two windows and a pitched roof. A large wrought iron day bed in an inner hallway between the main bedroom and the twin room provides a further sleeping option, a window provides natural light. There are many tourist attractions on the doorstep: Florence, Pisa, Lucca, the Tuscan Riviera and skiing at Abetone. There are some lovely swimming pools nearby (one with curved water slide!), several established walking trails, and for the uber fit we often see Italians training for races up and down the valley so bring your bike and lots of stamina!