The Literal House From ‘House of Gucci’ Is Now on Airbnb

The Literal House From ‘House of Gucci’ Is Now on Airbnb

In Home of Gucci, spouse and children patriarch Aldo Gucci resides in a grand 16th century palazzo entire with lush gardens, baroque-era frescos, and ornate gilded interiors. It is, remarkably, not a motion picture established: in point, some viewers may well figure out its real-existence identity almost immediately: Villa Balbiano is 1 of the most legendary houses on Lake Como. And now, it is accessible on Airbnb.

Oh, of course. As of right now, the dwelling-sharing web page has formally shown the grand estate—albeit only for a transient time in March. The home is positive to attract fashion fanatics, record buffs, and art aficionados: Villa Balbiano dates back again to the 17th century, and was most famously house to Cardinal Durini in the 18th. He amassed a large art assortment and acquired additional parcels of land which he then designed supplemental structures on, together with a church. All through his stewardship, Villa Balbiano turned a gathering put for Italian intellectuals.

Speedy ahead to the present day day, and the dwelling is loaded with antique home furnishings sourced from auctions at Sotheby’s and Christies. The 17th century frescos by Baroque painters the Recchi brothers and Agostino Silva continue being and are remarkably preserved. Famed french interior Jacques Garcia also served modernize the home’s six suites so they could be appreciated by existing-working day people. Some other lavish touches? Crystal chandeliers, marble bogs, and jewel-toned velvet home furniture.

Underneath, take a search inside of the literal House of Gucci.

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Image: Courtesy of Airbnb
Image: Courtesy of Airbnb
Image: Courtesy of Airbnb
Image: Courtesy of Airbnb
Photo: Courtesy of Airbnb
Elisabetta Marzetti