A Gorgeous Getaway: House Beautiful

Oh this is a fabulous estate –  it’s colorful, sprawling, creative, classy– a dreamy little paradise with it’s very own unique je ne sais quoi. Enjoy.


A pink-walled former convent becomes a boho-chic family getaway for Jacaranda Caracciolo di Melito Falck and her rollicking clan.
via:Architectural Digest

In a salon, a bench and arm-chairs are dressed in a Manuel Canovas velvet. Dogs lounge among silk cushions. 

Moroccan brass pendant, neapolitan tile floor.

Jacaranda Caracciolo di Melito Falck’s house was decorated with Tommaso Differ. 
Madeline Weinrib rugs, cushions of green dedar velvet.

A portrait of Jacaranda’s grandmother surveys the library. 
Tom Dixon pendant light, terra-cotta sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle.

Dachshunds Artù and Niki stand guard in the dining room, where a Madeleine Castaing by Brunschwig & Fils wallpaper border creates a frame. 
English regency dining table and chairs, Vocaturi sconce.

In a living room, bespoke sofas wear William Yeoward for Designers Guild fabrics. 
Mario Schifano painting, Madeline Weinrib rug.

Pink roses tumble over a stone wall.

In Alessandro’s bath, an ikat print by Swavelle/Mill Creek fabrics curtains the Devon&Devon tub; cement wall tiles by Mosaic del Sur.

A Gucci dress is laid on an Italian empire bed outfitted with Ada Giovannelli linens.
 Antique Italian armchairs are cushioned with a vintage printed cotton; tuscan empire commodes.

Jacaranda, at right in Missoni, strolls with her children Alessandro and India, who wears Philosophy di Lorenzo Serlafini.

Stuart Barfoot designed the gardens.




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