Italian villa owned by Napoleon's sister up for sale
Sitting on 5 ha of land in a town 20 minutes from Pisa, it has 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a library, a pool and servants quarters. Asking price: 8 million euros
Fri, Jan 19, 2018 - 5:50 AM
"I think it's an excellent price for what it is. Obviously, it needs some work, but if you put something into it, you'll be paid a thousand times back." - Clare Mahon Pardini, an American writer who married into the family now selling the property.
PHOTO: ITALY SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
AFTER Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, his siblings were in a bind.
Each - and there were seven of them - had been elevated by their illustrious brother into the European nobility, and all of them, in their own way, suddenly found themselves personae non...