If you have ever been to Sicily, you will understand sure what I speak when I say light, serenity, sun, quiet people who do not watch the clock and calm honestly, I have not seen anywhere else in Europe, although I feel that the leisurely pace has been cultivated in many other corners bordering the Mediterranean have not set foot -even Greek soil, I must confess,, based on centuries of good weather, good victuals and better views. (Wow, this is really the story skip to the bullfighter, go to basics and face … what matters in the end, go).
The fact is that this house, this large apartment on the first floor of a palace of XIX the wonderful Catania, breathes the same peace and bathe in that huge light of which I spoke earlier. Your lucky owners are a couple living in London, she, Mehall Giffrey, raised in Ireland and costume designer for the BBC series and he, Jerry Maggi, raised in Switzerland and put in the world of finance. As told in the Elle Decor, a holiday in the Aeolian islands battered by bad weather led them to Catania and there began his love affair with the island and home. Why does that not surprise me at first sight?  The happy couple who owns Catanian This absolutely gorgeous (Sicily) XIXth c. palazzo resides in London but fell in love with this amazing place During a holiday. You can read the whole story here, Including Details about the furniture, ceilings, floorings … everything.
A house that still retains its incredible hydraulic floors but to which they have a personal and international flair, with pieces brought from Europe and Asia and in which old Sicilian furniture coexist with more modern pieces and antiques from other continents.