Up to five guests can partake in a 30-night stay at the mansion this August
Allow us to present you with an offer you cannot refuse.
You can now become a member of the Corleone family by staying in the very home featured in The Godfather. Francis Ford Coppola’s iconic 1972 film in which Marlon Brando portrayed the infamous Don Vito Corleone was released exactly half a century ago. To coincide with the 50th anniversary, the 580.5-square-metre Staten Island mansion has been listed on Airbnb for a long-term summer stay.
Built in 1930, the residence has gone through significant interior renovations. The exterior made famous by the mafia film has been left untouched, though. Numerous scenes were filmed on the property for the trilogy, including Vito Corleone’s heart attack in The Godfather Part II and the opening scene of Connie Corleone’s wedding reception in the first film. In addition, the estate served as the home base for the characters Peter Clemenza (Richard S. Castellano) and Frankie Pentangeli (Michael V. Gazzo).
Legend has it, Giani Russo, who played Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather, who also happens to be a Staten Island native, recommended the Tudor-style home to the film’s production team. The interior scenes, meanwhile, were shot in a studio based in Manhattan.
Wannabe Corleones will have full access to the grand mansion, which includes no less than five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The pad also sports a large saltwater pool, a basement pub for evening cocktails, a game room and a gym.
The 30-night stay, which will take place this August, is available for up to five guests and will set you back a modest US$50 (S69) a night. Bookings are now open.
This story was first published on Robb Report USA