Followers of award-winning HBO present Succession are captivated by the dysfunctional drama of the billionaire Roy household. And maybe extra attention-grabbing than their enterprise woes and household feuds is the glimpse into the glamorous way of life of the world’s ultra-rich.
Seeing how they reside, from their non-public planes to yachts to properties world wide, is fascinating. We’ve seen the household’s $150 million Hamptons estate; Kendall Roy’s struggle room, a Woolworth Tower Residence that’s in the marketplace for $23 million; and, in fact, Josh Aaronson’s Wainscott mansion in Season 3.
The most recent lavish properties seen within the present are from Season 3, Episode 8, known as “Chiantishire,” which aired on Sunday, December 5. Because the household makes their solution to Italy for Logan Roy’s ex-wife and the mom of his kids Caroline Collingwood’s wedding ceremony, there are two fabulous Italian properties that take middle stage: Cetinale and Villa La Cassinella.
Each properties are throughout the portfolio of In Villas Veritas, a high-end villa rental firm specializing in luxurious villas, estates and personal islands world wide. Catering to real-life billionaires, Cetinale close to Siena, Italy in Tuscany is $54,000 per week, whereas Villa La Cassinella in Lake Como is $100,000 per week.
The villas present a gorgeous and historic backdrop for the Roy household’s Machiavellian dealings. The Seventeenth-century, 13-bedroom Cetinale was initially constructed for Pope Alexander VII and options sprawling gardens with climbing rose, lilies, irises, vine-covered pergolas, olive timber, vineyards and a citrus backyard. In-built Roman Baroque model, the villa takes you again in time.
“Cetinale is an ideal instance of an outstanding and historic Tuscan property that maintains the historic and interval interiors but at an elevated stage to fulfill probably the most discerning shopper,” says In Villas Veritas founder and director, Laura Blair. “It’s a pure match for the Roy household, as it’s broadly thought-about to be one in every of, if not probably the most, vital and spectacular non-public house and gardens in Tuscany. This, mixed with full, paparazzi-proof privateness, is good for high-profile and high-net-worth shoppers just like the Roys.”
Just like the Roy household, the villa has considerably of a sinister historical past, which may be another excuse the present’s producers selected this particular property.
“The Palio di Siena, probably the most well-known horse race in Italy is normally held within the Piazza del Campo on Siena’s historic middle, and was truly raced seven instances between 1679 and 1692 within the Tebaid (“Holy Wooden”) on the grounds of Villa Cetinale, on account of riots within the metropolis,” Blair says. “The Palio is probably the most Machiavellian, loopy story of plotting and intrigue among the many Sienese households of their quest to win the occasion, which very a lot mirrors the cutthroat world of the Roys in fashionable instances.”
There’s a tennis courtroom, sport room, native mountain climbing, close by horseback driving and loads of statues to discover throughout the gardens. Cetinale was the filming location for components of this episode that pertain to Collingwood’s wedding ceremony.
Alternatively, Villa La Cassinella is a romantic setting on the western shores of Lake Como, and the fictional property of Season 3’s latest addition Lukas Matsson, performed by Alexander Skarsgård. The villa has 9 bedrooms, 10 bogs, in addition to water entry with two boats and a employees of 10. Company arrive solely through boat (as Roman Roy did to have a gathering with Matsson) because it’s located on a personal peninsula that can not be accessed by roads.
“The property reveals the magical splendor and timelessness of the positioning and the lake,” Blair says. “Each nook reveals one other view or perspective on the lake, whether or not from the majestic cypress timber framing an historic wrought-iron gate onto the lake or an ivied staircase to the subsequent stage of gardens. The principle villa homes seven bedrooms, and a terrace home has two extra. The structure of the a number of constructions and gardens presents lots of privateness even with full occupancy of 17 visitors.”
Regardless of the attractive interiors, the pool and sundeck has a extra fashionable design. From each space of the property, there are beautiful vistas of Lake Como and the scenic mountains.