Ever wondered what the home of one of the world’s most iconic fashion families looks like? Well, thankfully you don’t have to. The Gucci family have just put their two villas in Rome up for sale, and they’re every bit as opulent and luxurious as the legendary fashion house’s infamous designs.
Built by Aldo Gucci after his move to Rome in the 1940s, these two villas are located just 10 minutes from the city’s historic centre, in one of the most exclusive residential neighbourhoods.
The main mansion was the go-to place for the Gucci dynasty to celebrate holidays and other special occasions, and both villas are surrounded by two-and-a-half acres of parkland and share a swimming pool. Their design of course takes inspiration from Italy, but also from English Manor Houses as Olwen Price, Gucci’s wife, was British – you can see the English touch in the columns and bow windows.
In the larger villa, there’s a game room, a principal bedroom with two ensuites and a walk-in wardrobe, a penthouse, and even staffing quarters. The smaller villa is in need of a bit of TLC, but would make a great guest house, according to Chiara Gennarelli, a Forbes Global Properties real estate advisor, who spoke to Mansion Global.
It all sounds pretty grand, doesn’t it? Well, grand they are, but they won’t come cheap. The villas, which are being sold under one listing, are on the market for €15 million (£13,028,730, $16,283,700).
Even if that’s a bit out of your price range, don't worry – you can have a sneak peek of the villas in all their majestic grandeur right here.
Sure, they could use a bit of an update – unless pink marble and plaid carpet is your thing – but if you do have €15 million ready to splash on houses for you and your ‘guests’, why not have a look at the listing.
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