It’s been nearly 40 years since Renato Bozzetto directed the film “Country boy”, in which he played a farmer determined to move to Milan to change his life – only to then return to the old, comfortable customs of the countryside. One of the true pillars of Italian comedy, which made us laugh a lot. Well, now it’s possible to revive part of that story: it is certain that one of Pozzetto’s admirers will, in fact, win the property he stands on Casa Badu, where many scenes of the film were recorded. It is actually the house where Artemio (the film’s hero) lived until he was forty, before seeking his fortune in Milan. House for sale, let’s find out more details.
Casa Badu, the farm where Artemio “lived”.
It was built in the early twentieth century, Badu House This is a wonderful country house located in Gambolò, a small village in the Pavia region. It is located in the village of Molino Isella, specifically in the area of Crespi: it is a wonderful place, immersed in the unspoiled nature of the Ticino Park, in a rather isolated location – the first farmhouses you encounter are located several hundred meters away. . It seems out of this world, even now We are only an hour away from MilanIt is therefore the perfect solution for those who love silence and tranquility, but do not disdain the comforts of a big city within easy reach.
But why is this humble home so special? All thanks to his “second name”: he has already come It is also called House of ArtemioThat’s why she became famous. The movie “Country Boy” was filmed here in 1984, starring Renato Bozzetto. Some comedic scenes depict the poor interiors of the house, between the gas stove and the bedroom, devoid of any amenities. Not to mention the outside shots that remained engraved in the minds of all Posito fans. On the other hand, it is no coincidence that festivals are held around Casa Badu Themed gatheringsWhich attracts many curious people who are ready to admire the famous train display.
Selling price and home details
But let’s see what the house in which Artemio “lived” looks like today and how much it sold for. The entire property includes a Land 5,305 square metersPart of it is used as a riding stable: the rest is woodland, which fits perfectly into the surroundings of Ticino Park. It is accessed via a dirt road, around which it is not possible to build – so privacy is truly guaranteed. The house, which remained abandoned for many years after the film, was nicely renovated in 2013. However Its original features remained intactso as not to “distort” what is still, in the common imagination, a rustic-looking farmhouse.
So, inside there is a kitchen that houses another person Old gas stoveA large, bright living room and a bedroom reminiscent of Artemio’s room, but also a study with a large wardrobe, a mezzanine, a bathroom and a convenient closet. Exposed beams and terracotta floors They complement the furniture: crossing the threshold of Casa Badò is just like diving back in time. The house measures 173 square metres, and has a beautiful wisteria-covered terrace, a horse box, saddlery and a wood shed. The asking price to own this gem of Italian cinema? Single 380 thousand euroswhich is trivial for some fans who want to treat themselves to a true collector’s item.
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