Villa Lenka

Price On Request
7
Bedrooms
8
Bathrooms
10 764
ft2
For sale by
BARNES PORTO CERVO

Description

Standing majestically in beautiful parkland, Villa Lenka is an aristocratic 17th century villa offering the discerning traveler Tuscan living at its finest in a sophisticated ambience with 7 luxurious guestrooms for up to 14 guests. The large and spacious frescoed rooms filled with antique furnishings offer an air of elegance throughout where modern conveniences blend beautifully with the rich her…
Standing majestically in beautiful parkland, Villa Lenka is an aristocratic 17th century villa offering the discerning traveler Tuscan living at its finest in a sophisticated ambience with 7 luxurious guestrooms for up to 14 guests. The large and spacious frescoed rooms filled with antique furnishings offer an air of elegance throughout where modern conveniences blend beautifully with the rich heritage of this ancient family home. Charm and character around throughout grand reception rooms which include a magnificent drawing room, cosy TV lounge, card room, Tuscan kitchen, breakfast room and elegant dining room. The villa is nest- led in the midst of tranquil Italian gardens through which flows a fresh water brook into two small lakes overlooked by shady weeping willow tree. The Grand cypress trees and fragrant lemon and herb gardens create the perfect backdrop to the private swimming pool. Discover the magical beauty of Villa Lenka and enjoy inspired moments of harmony, relax and refine- ment.
Built in 1624, Villa Lenka is set in a verdant valley in the southern hills of Lucca and was once summer residence to Count Cosimo Bernardini. The Bernardini family owned several palazzo’s in the city centre as well as many villas in the hills that surround the city and were 72 times Gonfaloniers of the Republic (magistrates of the medieval communes) from 1388 with Giovan- ni through to 1798 with Cosimo. In 1805 when Napoleon installed his sister, Elisa Bonaparte and her husband Felice Baciocchi as rulers of the Principality of Lucca, the Bernardini family continued to feature in this new political order with Federico Bernardini being camp assistant to Felice Baciocchi, Duke of Lucca, and his wife, Eleonora de Nobili “dame de compagnie” of the Duchess Elisa Bonaparte, Napoleone’s sister.

Features & Amenities:

- 7 large double bedrooms (3 twin beds, 4 queen beds and 1 king bed
- Main kitchen in tuscan style
- 4 Kitchens (1 on each floor)
- Wood burning oven in the cellar Breakfast room
- 2 Dining rooms with seating for 10/12 3 large living rooms, 1 for each floor
- 1 satellite television

Outdoor features:
- Floodlit pool (20m x 10m x 1,5m to 3m) Alfresco dining
- Barbecue
- Italian style garden
- Water features
- Private covered parking
- 2 private pounds
- Gazebo

Amenities

Outdoor

Pool

Building Info

Year build
1500
Property type
Villa

Location

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

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BARNES PORTO CERVO
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Listing Reference
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