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Italy Villa Italia (visited 07/2018)

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This italian house behind large, closed iron gates at the entrance of the property (also called Villa Pompous / Villa Zombo / Villa dei Levrieri / Villa del Levriero / Villa PDO...) is located within a small forest, so it can't be seen directly from the street.

From the outside the villa looks quite modern and also inside some things are just fake (so the ceiling isn't made of stucco, but partly only of polystyrene panels).

 

Annoyingly, all the lamps were stolen and partially destroyed in the meantime, including two large crystal chandeliers. Also, the two ornamental pommels (knobs) in the form of greyhounds at the end of the red velvet-covered handrail of the banister has been stolen. :evil:

Fortunately, at least the wall and ceiling paintings such as the ornately carved wooden doors are still preserved.

Unfortunately I don't know anything about the history of the house or about the former inhabitants.

 

 

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