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 theRepublic of Lucca for centuries. Wonderful antiques, majestic frescoed rooms combine with modern conveniences to create an exclusive and elegant atmosphere.
The ground floor has an entrance hall, a sitting room, a salon and a kitchen.
The ‘Piano nobile’ of the Villa offers 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.
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.
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 foosball! At the floor there is also a laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board.
Immersed in a vast parkland with old-centuries trees and 2 private ponds with graceful swans, this Villa has a beautiful private pool (10X20) 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 lake; 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.