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Cursed Villa Samuel Eto’o bought for £18.5mn

Tragic past: This luxury coastal villa in Italy is said to be jinx by the curse of Tutankhamun after it was once owned by Lord Carnarvon who discovered the Pharaoh's tomb. Former Premier League star Samuel Eto'o is said to be on the verge of buying the property for £18.5million

The former Premier League star now plying his trade in Samdoria Italy is reported to own a former home of Lord Carnarvon who uncovered the Pharaoh’s tomb, now that’s not the problem guys here’s the dark secret about the haunted house.

The Lord Carnarvon died from mosquito shortly after discovering the ancient Egyptian mummy.

Not only that his nephew died months later after falling down flight of steps at the villa, as if that was not enough recently former Gucci model then died after disappearing from property in 2001.

Can you imagine, and he still went ahead to buy the master piece which has about 1,100sqm palazzo – Villa Altachiara – comes with 40 rooms and a swimming pool and is surrounded by 30,000sqm of parkland on the Tyrrhenian coast near the fishing village of Portofino.

 

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The 1,100sqm palazzo - Villa Altachiara - comes with 40 rooms and a swimming pool and is surrounded by 30,000sqm of parkland on the Tyrrhenian coast near the fishing village of Portofino

Holiday getaway: Lord Carnarvon's main home was Highclere Castle, famed for being used as the location of Downton Abbey, but the villa (above) was his summer retreat

Luxury: The swimming pool at v, the former home of Lord Carnarvon