Castello Pennisi, Sicilian Filming Location of Godfather III, for Sale for €6 Million

Apr 29, 2023 705

A 19th-century, 43,000-square-foot castle in Sicily, Italy, is on sale for $6.6 million. It may look familiar to you if you have watched the “The Godfather III.” Castello Pennisi di Floristella was originally built to serve as a museum. Set in a private 2.5-acre park, it boasts 22 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, chapel, and wine cellar. It’s located in the town of Acireale in coastal Sicily, Italy, and going for €6 million, or about $6.6 million.

The property was originally built in 1880 by Italian baron Agostino Pennisi to house his art collection, an agent for Italy Sotheby’s International Realty told Insider. Instead, his family ended up living there for five generations. The castle might also seem familiar as it was a filming location for movies like “The Godfather III.” According to Italy Sotheby’s, a staircase and a few rooms on the first floor were featured in scenes in the film.

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