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Villa Lenka. Majestic frescoed rooms,own lake,pool, gym,airconditioning,wifi.

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7 bedrooms
13 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
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Originally built in 1624, this magnificent Villa was the summer residence of the Count Cosimo Bernardini, a family who has played a key role in the administration of the Republic of Lucca for centuries Wonderful antiques, majestic frescoed rooms combine with modern conveniences to create an exclusive and elegant atmosphere. Immersed in a vast parkland wit old-centuries trees and 2 private ponds with graceful swans, this Villa has a beautiful private pool and a relax area. Our guests will profit from two impressive alfresco dining areas: one in front of the Villa, its majestic facade and lovely private pond; another in the Italian garden in the backyard overlooking the surrounding area. The jasmine gazebo with a table and some chairs, is the perfect to enjoy a refreshing aperitif. Your re...Originally built in 1624, this magnificent Villa was the summer residence of the Count Cosimo Bernardini, a family who has played a key role in the administration of the Republic of Lucca for centuries Wonderful antiques, majestic frescoed rooms combine with modern conveniences to create an exclusive and elegant atmosphere. Immersed in a vast parkland wit old-centuries trees and 2 private ponds with graceful swans, this Villa has a beautiful private pool and a relax area. Our guests will profit from two impressive alfresco dining areas: one in front of the Villa, its majestic facade and lovely private pond; another in the Italian garden in the backyard overlooking the surrounding area. The jasmine gazebo with a table and some chairs, is the perfect to enjoy a refreshing aperitif. Your reservation includes a personal Chef and Maid Service. The three floors Villa has a beautiful cellar with stone walls. Ground floor: a two entrances, luxury living room with TV, pay Tv and DVD player; a fully-equipped Tuscan kitchen; a small dining room for everyday use and a bigger one for social events; one restroom; a studio with a library. First floor: The 'Piano nobile' of the Villa with beautiful frescoed rooms and a big majestic lounge area with breathtaking views over the Italian garden, the backyard of the Villa and surrounding olive groves. A small kitchenette for the staff, perfect to prepare appetizers or a refreshing drink to be enjoyed in the frescoed lounge area. On the floor there is a music room with a grand piano and a beautiful glimpse of the pond; a majestic bathtub with a Jacuzzi. This floor offers three luxury bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and shower. Two of them share a spacious walk-in closet. Second floor: A lovely and bright attic with original wooden beamed ceilings and a beautiful view over the garden and pool. This floor has a living room with tv, a rest room and four magnificent double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and shower. One bedroom as twin beds, one a king size bed and one has a double french size bed. Baby cot available for an additional charge The cellar features a typical Tuscan fully equipped kitchen with a mixer and a wood burning oven perfect to prepare fragrant pizzas. On request, at extra charge it is possible to book cooking lessons. The cellar is the ideal place to spend time together in the comfortable sofas and tables, while playing board games and foosball. A truly Italian evening atmosphere with Pizza and billiards! At the floor there is also a laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board. This Villa perfectly fits the needs of a big family or a group of friends but can be also rented for wedding ceremonies and other social events. Equipped with all modern comforts, our guests will benefit from: air conditioning, heating, wifi, sat.tv, DVD player. A laundry room with washer and dryer. A fully equipped kitchen with 2 big fridges, steamer, toaster, mixer, wood-fired oven, microwave, dishwasher. A fitness room is available. SERVICES INCLUDED 1) Welcome drinks and appetizers 2) Daily Chef service for preparation of breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner) 6 days a week(Wednesday day off). Cost of groceries not included. Customers will be charged 12 euro per breakfast per person and 40 euro per meat meal or 45 euro per fish meal per person to cover the cost of food and beverages. 3)Daily maid service in the morning 6 days a week (Sunday day off) . 4)Concierge service on call and on site 5)Gardener & Pool attendant 6)The consumption of the air-conditioning and electricity is included in the rental rate up to 2000KW;over this amount clients will be charged accordingly to usage. It's difficult to reach this limit if the airconditioning and electricity are used in a reasonable way. 7)Linen change on Saturday and Wednesday . 8)WIFI 9)fitness area 10)pool towels 11)sat-tv and DVD Player 12)centralized music system 13)washing machine and dryer OUTDOOR FEATURES -Pool with sun beds -Alfresco dining area -private garden -Private lake -Private parking -Gazebo -gated property OPTIONAL SERVICES (EXTRA FEE) 1)Cooking class. min. 6 people 2)wine/oil/ice-cream tasting. min 6 people 3)laundry service / ironing service 4)baby sitting 5)massagges / skin beauty treatments 6)Booking service for concerts and events 7)Individual guided visits to historic city centers with multi-lingual guides 8)Planning of visits and tastings at the most prestigious wineries and olive oil mills in the area 9) standard transfer / Limousine transfer to/from villa / Luxury car rental and/or car with driver 10) cook services 11) Additional housekeeping service 12) villa pre- stocking. 13)Event organization (birthday, marriage, special celebrations). The villa can accomodate up to 150 people in the outside space and up to 25 people inside 14)Seasonal excursions and activities 15)The consumption of the air-conodtioning and electricity over 2000KW 16)baby cot (122 E per week) More
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About the Owner
David F
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2018
Interaction with guests
Check in time is 16/19. There isn't any reception. Our guests are pleased to communicate in advance their arrival time. The Villa can accomodate up to 14. Infants (0-2 age)can sleep in the baby-cot. (122 E per week). Childrens older than 2 years old are considered adults in terms of occupancy.
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Gym
Game Room
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Villa is located in the famous area of Coselli: a gracious small village at the foot of the Mount Pisano, which separates Lucca from Pisa.A place rich in history and beautiful nature: small streams, breath-taking landscapes and amazing panoramas. This particular area of Lucca countryside offers many kind of outdoor activities: hiking, tours of the historical Villas (Villa Bernardini, Villa Buonvisi etc.), fitness trails, nature reserves (Gherardesca lake, WWF Bottaccio oasis), termal baths (San Giuliano Terme). Horseback riding lovers will be delighted to enjoy a ride in the wild, just a 10 minutes drive away, in a beautiful horse farm. For tennis/golf players, an exclusive Tennis/Golf Club is just a 5 minute drive away.
Getting around
The historic centre of Lucca is just 8 km away, a town famous for its medieval walls, also known as the town of the 100 Churches. A hidden gem where time seems to stand still: small typical shops with local products and groceries. At the same time the town hosts annual events famous all over Europe: the Music Summer Festival (July), Lucca Comics & Games annual comic book and gaming convention (the 3rd biggest in the world). Pisa airport and its historic centre are only 22 km away, Florence and Siena only 1 hour drive away. The vast, sandy and world-famous Versilia coastline is just a 20 minutes drive away, the area is famous for the top quality restaurants, amusing nightlife and various designer boutiques.
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