Donatella Versace has simply secured a brand new home for her summer season escapes.
The designer has purchased a 15,069-square-foot villa in Meina, a small hamlet within the Piedmont area, and overseeing Lake Maggiore. The acquisition worth was about 5 million euros.
The four-story home, which is called La Verbanella, belonged to the Mondadori household, which acquired it within the Twenties, and has hosted a variety of worldwide visitors over time together with Walt Disney, George Simenon, Thomas Mann and Eugenio Montale. Arnoldo Mondadori, the forefather of the namesake publishing firm, reportedly had his visitors depart a signature on the wall above the fireside in the lounge.
Counting round 50 rooms, together with 20 bedrooms, the home actually gained’t disappoint any of Versace’s mates ought to they ever drop by for a go to. They embrace Luke Evans, who was not too long ago tapped to entrance the Versace eyewear marketing campaign, and Woman Gaga, with whom the designer shared the stage at Stonewall Day’s celebrations in New York final June.
Painted in a dusty pink shade, the home, which displays the native model, is surrounded by a lush backyard and options an out of doors swimming pool, along with a pond and personal entry to the lake.
Versace is returning to a lakeside location after the household bought Villa Fontanelle in 2008 for 35 million euros. The villa was one in all Gianni Versace’s favourite retreats on Lake Como for greater than twenty years.
The La Verbanella sale was dealt with by the Engel & Völkers actual property company.