Airbnb is giving you an give you can not refuse.
The Staten Island residence at 110 Longfellow Ave., which served as the stately English Tudor residence of Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) in the nonetheless-legendary 1972 film “The Godfather,” is now up for rent on Airbnb for the full thirty day period of August.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the famed mafia movie, up to five guests will have private accessibility to the 6,248-square-foot spread.
Amenities incorporate a massive saltwater pool, a pub in the basement, a match space and a health and fitness center.
Reserving opens at 1 p.m. ET this Wednesday for a 30-evening remain taking put from Aug. 1 to 31 at $50 per evening.
That adds up to $1,500 for the month.
Produced up of 5 bedrooms and seven loos, Airbnb describes the property as “most appropriate for two grownups and three children.”
Situated in the affluent community of Todt Hill, only the home’s exterior was utilized in the film. Most unforgettable was the opening scene, which showed the garden occasion wedding ceremony reception for Vito’s daughter, Connie Corleone (performed by Talia Shire). This was meant as Corleone’s Very long Island house in the film.
Created in 1930, it very last bought in 2016 for $2.4 million.
The household was owned by Edward and Mary Norton for much more than fifty percent a century right until they marketed it in 2012 for $1.7 million. From 2012 to 2016, the property underwent a complete renovation.
Next door, at 120 Longfellow, is a home that served as the home of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino).
Brooklyn natives Elaine and Peter Albert, the latter of whom labored as a urologist, experienced lived in that dwelling due to the fact 1977, when they obtained it for $195,000. Soon after 43 decades in the home wherever they elevated their a few kids — in May perhaps 2020 — the pair explained goodbye to their beloved abode and sold the estate for $1.22 million to Philip Pilato.
Admirers of the film will bear in mind that just ways from that front gate, compact-time criminal Carlo Rizzi was whacked by a member of the Corleone crime family. (The movie crew utilized a few residences complete in this rapid space for the film, setting up an artificial gate there to make the perception of a compound, as well as young ones from the neighborhood as extras.)
Gianni Russo, who performed Rizzi in the Oscar-successful film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, instructed The Post in 2019 that he remembered “dying” in entrance of the Albert house. His character is strangled in the front seat of a auto, whilst he fights to the conclusion.
“Francis required me to go by means of the windshield of the automobile,” Russo instructed The Publish.
Russo, whose initial motion picture was “The Godfather,” recalled the Albert residence staying applied as a dressing space and a hangout for the actors.
“The actors employed to problem every other to see who could do the improved improv,” Russo explained. “In that dwelling place, I observed Al Pacino do an improvisation of a one particular-legged golfer. He bent over to place the ball on the tee, and he fell more than.”