The phrase “home of Gucci” could deliver the guide or movie to thoughts, however within the unique residential coronary heart of Rome there actually is a home constructed and nonetheless owned by Gucci household heirs. Intrigued? It’s on the market.
Within the late Nineteen Forties, style magnate and one-time CEO Aldo Gucci, the eldest son of the enduring Italian model’s founder, was in search of a spot to construct a family home. He discovered one 10 minutes from the historic metropolis middle.
Accomplished in 1951, the villa continued as the positioning of vacation gatherings lengthy after the youngsters had been grown. The house is surrounded by greenery in a longtime neighborhood traditionally stuffed with excessive internet value householders and embassies.
Along with the identify affiliation and central location, the mogul-sized property stands out for an additional cause as properly, in response to itemizing agent Chiara Gennarelli of Building Heritage. “I can let you know, it’s actually uncommon to search out one thing so massive and well-kept inside Rome,” Gennarelli says. “Many of the homes at the moment are fractioned into residences.”
Past the gated entrance is a 1,200-square-meter principal villa set on about 10,000 sq. meters of landscaped grounds—that’s practically 13,000 sq. toes of residing area on 2.5 acres.
Restored within the Nineteen Nineties, the house’s facade stays in step with its unique mixture of English fashion and Tuscan accents, that includes bay home windows, columns and ornamental particulars. Views take within the surrounding gardens, the Roman skyline and the Altare Della Patria (or Altar of the Fatherland), a neoclassical nationwide monument that symbolizes the middle of historic Rome.
The four-floor villa was designed with a garden-level kitchen, recreation/billiard room, laundry space and workers quarters. An elevator connects flooring.
The primary stage―with a number of residing rooms, a eating room, research and visitor toilet―facilities on a shell-shaped wood staircase. Parquet flooring, crown molding and chic fireplaces are among the many particulars.
The first suite is one flooring up together with 4 different en suite bedrooms. On the prime of the villa are a staircase that results in a rooftop terrace and extra bedrooms for a complete 12 bedrooms, 12 full bogs and two half-baths all through.
Gucci added a second 900-square-meter villa, additionally in step with the English fashion, to the positioning within the early Sixties for one among his sons. At practically 9,700 sq. toes, the smaller three-level villa, in want of renovation, might function an workplace, visitor home or rental. With separate entry, it occupies a few third of the property together with a greenhouse and two outbuildings.
The primary grounds embrace a swimming pool, altering rooms with bogs, storage and gear shed.
Priced at €15 million, or about US $15.9 million, the property is prepared for its subsequent dynasty.
“The best purchaser,” Gennarelli says, “could be a world entrepreneur who loves inexperienced outside area, time spent with pals and good dinners at house.”
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