Lenka

Europe / Italy / Tuscany

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

up to 7
Bedrooms
up to 14
Guests
7
Bathrooms
7
Min. Nights

Overview

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

Features

7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms

Sleeps 14 Guests

Staffed Villa

Wireless internet

Satellite TV

DVD player

Stereo

BBQ

Satellite internet system able to perform over 20 mb/S


Details

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)
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
Gardener
Pool attendant
Linen change on Saturday and Wednesday
Grocery shopping

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Chef + table service for 2nd daily meal
Cost of groceries for breakfast €12 per person
Cost of groceries for each meal €40 per person for meat, €45 per person for seafood
Extra maid service
Cooking classes
Transfers
Tours

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

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
November 01, 2021 - December 18, 2021
7 7 $ 2551 *
December 19, 2021 - January 02, 2022
Christmas/ New Year's
7 7 $ 3486 *
January 05, 2022 - March 31, 2022
7 7 $ 2636 *
April 01, 2022 - April 15, 2022
7 7 $ 3251 *
April 16, 2022 - April 23, 2022
Easter
7 7 $ 3603 *
April 24, 2022 - May 31, 2022
7 7 $ 3251 *
June 01, 2022 - September 30, 2022
7 7 $ 3603 *
October 01, 2022 - October 31, 2022
7 7 $ 3251 *
November 01, 2022 - December 18, 2022
7 7 $ 2636 *
December 19, 2022 - January 02, 2023
Christmas/ New Year's
7 7 $ 3603 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your vacation specialist at time of booking.

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.

Minimum Stay Details

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


Exclusive Offers

At Villas of Distinction, we’re grateful for each and every one of our guests, and we’re committed to providing an incomparable escape from start to finish. So, this holiday season, we’re celebrating you with two ways to get more for your getaway. New 2022 reservations made now through December 5th, will receive their choice of up to a $2,000 Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or up to $2,000 Destination Dollars - on us!

Once your dream villa vacation is booked, your included personal concierge will coordinate and schedule any element of your villa vacation – taking the guesswork out of your getaway like never before. Here's how you earn:

Villa Booking Cost

Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card or Destination Dollar Amount

$5,000 – $15,000

$150

$15,001 – $25,000

$250

$25,001 – $35,000

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$50,001 – $75,000

$750

$75,001 – $100,000

$1,000

$100,001 +

$2,000


Offer valid for new bookings made between 11/22/21 – 12/5/21 travel from 1/9/22 – 12/31/22. Amount is based on the base villa cost only. Minimum booking value applies. Villas of Distinction Visa® Prepaid Card is issued by MetaBank®, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. No cash access or recurring payments. Can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Card valid for up to 12 months; unused funds will forfeit after the valid thru date. Card terms and conditions apply. Offer is valid for travel advisors clients. The Villas of Distinction Prepaid Card will be mailed directly to the travel advisors client. Client mailing address must be provided. Destination Dollars are valid for select pre-paid services only. Services offered are subject to availability. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our vacation specialist.