B.v. romanov cottagee: new england in st. petersburg

Catering company “Komilfo” invites you to hold an event in the home of Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich Romanov, a cousin of Emperor Nicholas II. The cottage was built in Tudor style, which was the imitation of English peasant homesteads of XVI century.

Interior of the cottage is designed in the classic English style. In main house, there is a fireplace with carved decoration of marble and a large mirror above it. Decoration of the hall is made of dark wood, windows decorated with voluminous drapery folds in English style, and the floor is covered with traditional wooden parquet.

Lower Park with fresh air, ancient trees, singing birds, vintage interiors with comfortable and modern infrastructure are at your disposal. A convenient parking is near the cottage.

You can arrange an event in B.V. Romanov Cottage exclusively by contacting “Komilfo”.

Venue capacity: • banquet seating - 50 quests; • furshet - 80 guests. Rental price of the hall: 30 thousand rubles for 3 hours.

Address: St. Petersburg, Pushkin town, 7, Sadovaya Str.

DESCRIPTION OF THE COTTAGE AND INTERESTING FACTS Lower Park in Tsarskoye Selo is one of the largest landscaped parks in St. Petersburg. The park has century-old arborvitae, larch, maple, pine, fir, birch and linden. This is a very picturesque place, which was called New England by contemporaries. The name was given because the main attraction of the park (Cottage of Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich located on the bank of Kolonistskiy pond) was built in English style.

Cottage of Grand Duke Romanov B.V. (1877-1943), grandson of Alexander II and cousin of Emperor Nicholas II, was built in the Tudor style, which was the imitation of English peasant homesteads of XVI century. According to the legend, it was a gift of Queen Victoria to her godson in the day of his full legal age. The cottage made an indelible impression on its contemporaries. It was a real piece of England and it was constructed by an English firm by the project of English architects. Building materials were also imported from England, and a manager, servants, grooms, coachmen, and chauffeurs were English. In addition, the cottage is the first Russian building in Art Nouveau style, thus it opened a new page in the history of Russian architecture.

The main house was built in 1896-1897 years. Ceremonial rooms were on the first level, and residential premises were on the second level. Cabinet, dining, music and smoking living rooms preserve their Interiors. There is a garden with the fountain in the Baroque style, which was designed for walks of noble people.

Cottage of Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich is a perfect place for the ceremonial receptions and dinner-parties. Rooms of famous Russian duke renders the atmosphere of the 19th century. Majestic scenery, refined interior and special English decor will allow you and your guests to feel magical spirit of that time.

The main feature of English interior is expensiveness and moderation. In other words, English style is moderate luxury on the edge of elegancy. You will see a fireplace with carved marble décor and a large mirror above it. This is a typical attribute of English style.

Natural soft daylight perfectly combines with light that comes from chandeliers and wall sconces. The room has a large staircase leading to the second level and balcony, located on the perimeter. Windows are decorated in English style with voluminous drapery folds, and the floor is covered with traditional wooden parquet.

Well-known domestic multi-series movie "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson," directed by Igor Maslennikov, was filmed in New England (Grand Cottage).

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