Europe / Italy / Tuscany

Villa Lenka is a charming 17th century aristocratic villa set in a tranquil, green valley in the sudden hills of Lucca.

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Built in 1624, villa Lenka was the country residence of Count Cosimo Bernardini and today it offers the very best in tuscan living with seven luxurious guest rooms for up to 14 guests.

Beautifully restored frescos creates an air of elegance throughout the reception rooms. The villa is surrounded by an immaculate Italian garden through which flows a fresh water brook into two small lakes overlooked by shady weeping willow trees. Grand Cypress trees and fragrant lemon pots make the perfect backdrop to the large swimming pool.

Main Features of the Villa

  • 7 Large double bedrooms (2 twin beds and 5 queen beds)
  • An extra 8th bedroom located on 2nd floor with en-suite bathroom may be available on request
  • 4 Kitchens (1 each floor) and ancient wood burning oven
  • Large and formal dining room and breakfast room
  • Library, card room and foosball
  • Aristocratic living room with stereo, satellite TV, DVD player
  • Individually controlled air condition/heating system
  • Various outdoor dining areas
  • Main kitchen is tuscan style
  • Barbeque
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Floodlit swimming pool (20 m x 10 m long with depth from 1.5 m to 3 m)
  • Italian style garden


7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms

Sleeps 14 Guests

  • Wireless internet
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite internet system able to perform over 20 mb/S


Bedroom Details

Bedrooms 1-4: Queen bedrooms
Bedrooms 5-7: Twin bedrooms
Each bedroom offers individually controlled air conditioning and heating

Bathroom Details

Each bedroom offers en-suite bath and shower room

Pool Details

Floodlit swimming pool (20 m x 10 m long with depth from 1.5 m to 3 m).

Staff and Services

Daily Chef service for preparation of breakfast and one meal (lunch or dinner) 6 days a week (Wednesday off) - cost of food is additional
Daily maid service in the morning 6 days a week (Sunday off)
Concierge service on call and on site
Porter service on arrival and departure
Access to tennis/volley/soccer courts located in Villa Controni’s Estate
Pool attendant
Linen change on Saturday and Wednesday
Grocery shopping

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Chef + table service for 2nd daily meal
Italian Continental breakfast- €15 per person. The breakfast will be composed by: traditional food hand made by the chef, eggs and bacon, cold cuts, cheese, fresh fruits, fresh mozzarella, tomato, cereals, biscuits, jam, Nutella, peanut butter, fresh juices, yogurt water, soft drinks, coffee and we are always open to requests made by the guest
Classic Menu - €45 per person and composed by: starter, main course , dessert hands made by the chef, water soft drinks and 1 bottle of wine every 4 pax (this menu can be either fish or meat)
Deluxe Italian Menu - €55 per person and composed by: starter, first course, second course with side dish, dessert hand made by the chef, water soft drinks and 1 bottle of wine every 4 pax (this menu can be either fish or meat)
Buffet Italiano - €55 per person and composed by: 2 starters, 2 first course, 1 second course with side dish, dessert hand made by the chef, water soft drinks and 1 bottle of wine every 4 pax (this menu can be either fish or meat
Extra maid service
Cooking classes

Location Details

Approximately 2.5 km to the village of Vorno
Lucca is a 10 minute drive away
The Leaning Tower of Pisa (30 minutes away) has recently opened to the public – it is stunningly set in an open lawned piazza which also houses the Cathedral, Baptistery and Campo Santo Cemetery
A 40 minute drive will take you to the little port and town of Lerici overlooked by a cliff top castle from where boats leave every hour to Portovenere and the World Heritage site of the Cinque Terre - five dramatically cliff clinging villages
Florence is just an hour away, either by train or car
Siena is an hour and a half away with possible stops on the way to San Gimignano and Monteriggioni, as is Chianti where you can arrange a wine-tasting at one of the many vineyards
For those interested in art and sculpture there are the impressive marble quarries of Carrara as well as the sculpture town of Pietrasanta
Forte Dei Marmi is a lively beach stop with some great shopping as you join the masses in the early evening stroll through the town

Villa Notes

Heating/air-conditioning, water, gas included
Electricity is provided up to 2000 kWh
Phone line in each room with calls and fax usage at an additional cost
Rental is from Saturday to Saturday with a 2 week minimum stay required
Check in after 4 pm and check out is prior to 11 am

Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Telephone, fax and internet use are additional charges
Electricity is provided up to 2000 kWh. Any overage is an additional cost.
Event fees
Security Deposit Details

€5,000 - collected and held in house.

Accidental Damage Waiver
A $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details

1 Week, Saturday to Saturday stays.  Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.


Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.