Villa Imperatore is part of the Fattoria Mansi Bernardini and it is located in an extremely panoramic position overlooking the valley of Lucca. This historical villa can host up to 12 guests and almost all the bedrooms have their own private bathroom. The location is ideal for those looking to explore all the main sightseeing sites in the region as well as for those looking to completely relax at the estate. The English speaking staff will be able to support guests during their stay and organise for them cooking services. The Fattoria Mansi Bernardini produces one of the most renowned Extra Virgin Olive oil in the Lucca Area. Villa Imperatore is a beautiful 16th century Tuscan villa with private pool on the hills of Lucca (12km from the city centre), located close by the majority of the renowned historical Lucchese villas, now open to visits. It is ideally located for those looking to explore Tuscany: it is very close by Lucca , Pietrasanta and the Versilia Coast and a short drive away from the main Tuscan sightseeing like Florence, Pisa, Siena etc. The property is part of a beautiful well-kept estate that produces an excellent extra-virgin olive oil . The villa has been until recently the residency of an old noble family and it is ideal for those looking for an historical villa maintaining its original charm. A special highlight of Villa Imperatore is the stunning terraced garden where guests can enjoy their meals while admiring the breathtaking views over the plain of Lucca. In the romantic style garden there is a beautiful orangery where the owner has created a charming outside sitting area. The interiors of the villa are tastefully furnished with antiques in respect to the Tuscan tradition. The owner has furnished the house with modern comforts such as wi-fi, flat screen TV and a fully furnished kitchen . The renewed bedrooms are spacious, all equipped with a small fridge and a kettle. Even if there is no air-conditioning, the interior of the house does not get warm during summer due to the old and thick walls. The swimming pool is situated in a very panoramic position, just a few meters from the villa, where guests can relax and enjoy the breathtaking view. Guests' staying here have also full access to the tennis court of the estate .The staff, who lives on a different part of the villa, looks after the property and prepares breakfast daily . Cooking services can be organised upon request.