Spend the evening within the former home of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literature lovers can now spend an evening within the former home of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald in Montgomery, Alabama.

The Fitzgerald home in Montgomery, Alabama. Image by Fitzgerald Museum

The household home is the location of the F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum and the group has spent the final 12 months furnishing and making ready a two-bedroom condominium within the home to make use of for a brand new author’s residency and a rental area for the general public. The home is the one museum devoted to the pair within the world and now a portion might be booked on Airbnb.

Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald had been celebrities within the Jazz Age of the 1920s. He grew to become well-known for his novels like the Great Gatsby whereas Zelda was a socialite, painter, author and dancer. Together they had been recognized for his or her tumultuous relationship. Zelda was a local of Montgomery, and met Fitzgerald when he was stationed close by in 1918. The pair lived within the home from 1931 till 1931, and in keeping with the museum, every wrote parts of their novels (Save me the Waltz for Zelda and Tender is the Night for Fitzgerald) throughout their time there.

Zelda Sayre and F. Scott Fitzgerald within the Sayre home in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1919. The following 12 months Scott and Zelda would marry. Image by Bettmann/Getty Images

After they moved out, the home was later cut up into 4 separate flats. The two-bedroom portion that may now be rented includes a full kitchen and toilet. The main bedroom has a queen-sized mattress and the second bed room has two twin beds. There’s additionally a lounge, eating room and solar porch, all of which offer views of a magnolia tree on the entrance garden. Those who lease the condominium can even get a complimentary tour of the museum, which is positioned downstairs.

The home can even place guests in one in every of Montgomery’s oldest neighbourhoods. Guests can even get to discover different native connections to the Fitzgeralds. Zelda grew up a neighbourhood over in Cottage Hill, and whereas the couple mentioned they met on the Montgomery Country Club, in keeping with the museum: “local old-timers claim that they really met in the basement of Winter Place, a Cottage Hill mansion well-known for its risqué parties—there’s even a rumoured bootleggers’ tunnel connecting the mansion to the river.”

To make a reserving, electronic mail [email protected] or guide straight with Airbnb. The two-bedroom condominium begins from about $150 (£110) per evening, based mostly on a keep in May 2018.

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