Roman Holiday

Rome Schoolhouse

I literally melted when I saw this property in Rome belonging to stylist sisters Diane and Evelyne de Clercq. Grand, yet so homely all at once, it doesn’t seem fair that someone gets to live here all year round! With a garden full of lemon trees, olive trees, palm trees and rose bushes, I was reminded of a holiday retreat in the Mediterranean or yes a quiet getaway in the summer to Rome – somewhere to sip cool drinks in the shade.

The sisters invested in an ancient Roman warehouse and remodeled it into a space which combines workshops and living areas. Read more about the space here [if you have updated your browser you should be able to activate Google Translator for this].

Rome Schoolhouse

Rome Schoolhouse

Rome Schoolhouse

Rome Schoolhouse

Rome Schoolhouse

Rome Schoolhouse

Author: Rohini Wahi

Rohini is a London based freelance journalist and trend forecaster for the design industries. She has worked for Elle Decoration, Living Etc, Houzz and Design Sponge amongst others.

She loves a period drama and keeps a tidy home. Launched in 2007 The Beat That My Heart Skipped focuses on home inspirations, design trends, lifestyle and food – coupled with an insight into Rohini’s work and home life – from key picks at trade shows to styled weekend soirees. To contact Rohini for queries, work for hire or just to say hi drop her a line at mail@rohiniwahi.com

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