Casa Berti – a 16th Century  near Lucca

Luxury villa in Tuscany with swimming pool

Casa Berti is set on a sunlit mountain spur 14km from the Renaissance city of Lucca.

Constructed in the 16th century, the villa has been carefully restored and lovingly decorated by the current owners. 

This villa in Tuscany with a private and gated  swimming pool is situated in a private hill-top estate with expansive views. There are two houses, a yoga/art studio, gardens, olive groves and woodland.

Casa Berti is reached by a winding road from the local village church and has exceptional views over the surrounding hills. The villa is characterised by high ceilings, large windows, double doors and thick walls to keep the temperature comfortable year round. There is a terracotta-tiled terrace lined with lemon trees and shaded pergola from where you can watch the sunrise and sunset. The villa has a swimming pool (10x6m), a private chapel, and a spacious, light-filled artists’ studio. The accommodation is of a luxury standard and beautifully furnished. The bedrooms have king sized beds, and the bathrooms are spacious and have recently been renovated to the highest standard.

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Casa Berti – Lucca accommodation with pool

Luxury accommodation for up to 16 guests. Swimming pool & terrace dining

20 minutes from Lucca ‘Casa Berti’ is a handsome 16th-century villa that is an unusually well-appointed private family home set at the top of the hill.

Located in 6 hectares of olive terraces, gardens and woods, and with a freshwater spring, it is a villa of rare charm and peacefulness with its own farmhouse, artist’s studio, swimming pool and private chapel.

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Casa Rosina – the farmhouse, Lucca villa rental

The traditional farmhouse (30 metres from the villa ) sleeps six. It has been recently refurbished to provide two double bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower room and a further two single bedrooms which share a shower room.  While independent, it is close enough to the main house to allow a total group of sixteen people. With its own garden, kitchen, open fireplace and study it can supplement the main house or provide a romantic getaway in its own right.

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The Studio

This large and light space (11 x 5 metres) is used for courses ranging from painting to sculpture, photography and yoga. Air conditioning units provide heat in the winter and cool in the summer. We provide artists easels and materials, yoga mats, bolsters, bricks belts and so on for 15 practioners. The studio is also equipped for analogue and digital sound and vision and can be utilised for parties and group sessions.

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The Gardens

A terracotta tiled terrace lined with lemon trees leads to a wisteria-covered pergola with a travertine table which provides outdoor dining for up to 16 guests. A few steps away lies the swimming pool, salt-cleaned and surrounded by Gaze-Burvill sunloungers, fixed umbrellas and terracotta tiles. Set in the well-tended gardens sits a gazebo furnished with day beds and a table. a willow-shrouded pond stocked with goldfish and terrapins, and a gravel boules pitch.  The traditional wood-fired pizza oven is located up a few steps next to the farm house. The pathway between the two houses is floor-lit automatically at sundown.

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Some views of Casa Berti, Casa Rosina and the gardens

Upcoming art retreats


Estate map, Casa Berti, Casa Rosina and Studio

  • The Estate

    The Estate

  • Casa Berti ground floor

    Casa Berti ground floor

  • Casa Berti upper ground floor

    Casa Berti upper ground floor

  • Casa Berti first floor

    Casa Berti first floor

  • Casa Rosina ground floor

    Casa Rosina ground floor

  • Casa Rosina first floor

    Casa Rosina first floor

  • Studio


Our accommodation

The Estate

  • Sixteen acres of olive terraces, gardens and woodland, cultivated by Etruscans, Romans and now locals.
  • Extensive woodland walks
  • A natural spring produces mineral-rich water (prized by locals) all year round.
  • Swimming pool
  • Badminton
  • Boules
  • Archery
  • Croquet
  • private masseuse available by appointment

Casa Berti

  • Sleeps 10 – air conditioned
  • 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower rooms
  • 1 family suite (double bedroom and a twin bedroom sharing a master bath/shower room)
  • Drawing room with open log-fire, TV and baby grand piano
  • Dining room for 16/ billiards, snooker, pool and darts
  • Library
  • Tuscan kitchen with range cooker
  • Consecrated private chapel
  • catering by arrangement

Casa Rosina

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 double bedrooms with ensuite bath/shower
  • 2 single/dble bedrooms with shared shower
  • Drawing room with open log fire
  • 50″ Smart TV, blu-ray
  • Kitchen/dining room for 10

The Studio

  • 11 x 5 metres
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling north light and East facing large window aperture
  • artists’ equipment and materials
  • Yoga equipment for 16
  • Exercise equipment
  • DJ equipped with twin Technics 1200s, Allen & Heath mixer and active speakers
  • digital video projector

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