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Villa Guarnaschelli, near Taormina, 12/16 sleeps

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Villa Guarnaschelli in Taormina
Locality near Taormina
Zone sea view
sleeps 12
6  bedrooms in main house
Bathrooms 8
 
 
General description
It is located in the center of TAORMINA, immersed in a vast old park.
The VILLA originally called "Villa la Guardiola" was inhabited by the most noble Italian and British families.
At the beginning of 1900 It belonged to a young British noblewoman, a friend of king  Edward OF ENGLAND and he is used to spend a short break with her. She gave him the beautiful  master bedroom, from whose bed the king loved to see the sunrise on ISOLABELLA.
In the 1940s, it was bought by the family from Count Cini of VENEZIA which entrusted the renovation to the great Italian architect TOMMASO BUZZI.
In 1950 during the opening period of the CASINO of TAORMINA it was bought by the nobleman of Spanish origin DON MIMÌ GUARNASCHELLI, the CASINO of TAORMINA owner, who host in the villa the greatest names of the divas as: MARLENE DIETRICH, GREGORY PECK , KIRK DOUGLAS, DOMENIC MODUGNO, LOUIS AMSTRONG and many other famous personalities.
To Everyone don   Mimi’  always reserved the same room and  THE GUESTS felt to be in their own home. And still today the rooms are called with the names of these famous guests
 
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