Sotheby's International Realty - Roma, RM
In the heart of the famous Roman meeting place Ponte Milvio, in Via Flaminia, rises Villa Brasini, this splendid structure stands out for the peculiarity of its architecture. Known as Castle Brasini, it is an eclectic neo-Baroque construction which is named after its architect - Armando Brasini - who in this area has also produced the majestic Ponte Flaminio. The Villa looks like a castle of six floors, topped with a polygonal tower supported by majestic columns artfully decorated. The courtyard is decorated with marble statues and monuments and the interior are absolutely stunning, rich and showy but also classical and monumental, stuccos decorations and frescoes, original floors and high ceilings, they all play a crucial role in the spectacular result desired by the architect. The building inside has several apartments of various sizes. On the seventh floor of this beautiful villa is a charming penthouse of 250 square meters with about 180 square meters of terraces. The spaces are bright and airy, slanted ceilings have exposed beams that were painted in white to achieve an effect of modernity. The apartment is very moved, the rooms are located on different floors, to accommodate differences in height of the ceilings of the rooms below. You access this floor either via a private ultramodern elevator in glass and steel, exclusively built for this apartment, equipped with an access code, or by taking a private staircase with exclusive access on the fifth floor of the building. The first room, intended as a living room, has a large glass wall that looks out onto a terrace where you can enjoy the view of the Hill of Monte Mario, the Olympic Stadium, the great bulk of the Foreign Ministry. From this environment are released from a side the bedrooms and the other more representative areas, including the large kitchen, fully equipped with modern and tailormade furniture. In total the apartment has two double bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom, dressing room and another room, which is equipped with its own bathroom, plus a bathroom for guests. The apartment also has a lower floor (1.80 metres) in which are placed the laundry and other environments destined to the closet. The bathrooms are in gray marble , white glass mosaics, and modern fittings. Upon completion of all there are four terraces, some at the same level of the rooms, as immediate expansion of these, others at the higher level of the roof, which offers 360° views of the city and river; on the clearest days the view reaches to the Roman Castles and mountains of Terminillo. A breathtaking panorama. The property also enjoys a convenient garage.