Riotorto is a spacious Tuscan country house sitting on a 2 ha. olivegrove

Riotorto is a spacious Tuscan country house sitting on a 2 ha. olivegrove

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms
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The Home:

The Home Riotorto sits on a hill a midst two hectares of olivetrees overlooking Florence. It was built renovating and enlarging an old granary and has the charm of an old Tuscan countryhouse combined with a more modern architecture. Today it is 600 sqm and has sweeping views over hills and town. In addition to the olive grove and the garden with a romantic lookout, it has three terrasses for outdoor eating and relaxing.Furniture is mainly antique, two fireplaces, a billiard room, and a small winecellar complete the property.

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Who we are

  1. We are Silvia (57) literary agent, Gianni (64) semi-retired and our two children Daphne (24) and Jordan (23) both university students who might or might not be travelling with us. Over the past years we have done more than 20 exchanges in all five continents and still enjoy travelling.

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Settignano (www.settignano.com) has retained a village character, though belonging to the city of Florence where you can get in 15 min. either by city bus or by car. Settignano itself boasts several restaurants, bars and shops. It is a good base for walks through cypress, olive and pine groves in the surrounding hills with beautiful views over the town.
Florence is one of the most visited cities in the world thanks to its impressive art heritage and is conveniently located 1 1/2 hr by train from Rome, 2 1/2 hrs to Venice and Milan (and Garda Lake), 3 hrs to Naples and the Vesuvius, 1 hr to Pisa and Siena and the Mediterranean Sea.

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