An unrivalled destination where the sophisticated old world meets the exciting and creative present. Built in 1853, Captain Barnes is one of the last remaining homes of "Captain's Row”, located on the North Shore waterfront of Staten Island. As a Landmarked mansion, it's history is felt on every level, from the once speakeasy ground floor to the roof level cupola where Captain’s would look over their bay. This haunted aura is met with a transcending quality of lavish personality through the homes eclectic décor. Italianate in its style with gothic revival and romantic features. The house has four floors and a roof-top cupola, all of which are available for your use. Every room airs a different feeling and holds an abundance of diverse textures, backdrops, antiques and rare props. From features in Vogue to live performances from the RZA; Captain Barnes hosts exclusive photoshoots, films and events. It is a destination that will take your production to the highest level. Features of the home include: The outdoors includes - A 40ft x 20ft Saltwater Pool - Classic Cars in the Driveway - An English Garden featuring exotic Chickens and Turkeys The Ground Floor - - A Venetian Spa Room with an In-Ground Hot Tub and Steam Shower - Commercial Appliance Kitchen and a Wood Fired Pizza Oven - Stone Floors and Exposed Brick - Antique doors - Sculptures - Fireplaces The First Floor includes - - A 10 foot round tiger oak dining table - High Ceilings and Hardwood Floors - A Palatial Kitsch wonder room with exuberant backdrops from a Disco Shark to a Grand Piano with Candelabras. Second Floor - Circa 1850 Italian Walnut furniture - Many props available including furniture, art and architectural salvage - A variety of Textured Walls, doors and backdrops - A Juliet Balcony Third Floor- - Open floor plan Whitewashed attic studio space with speakers, perfect for wardrobe and hair & makeup. - A Vintage bohemian lounge with a variety of shabby chic textures. & a Roof level cupola. Additional Features: - Parking: 60’x 100’ parking lot adjacent to home is available for an additional fee, plenty of free street parking - Additional props and furniture available for use Hair and Makeup Stations: Upon request, Hair and Makeup stations are available for rental. These include: - Two x Stainless Steel stations with Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - 4 x Adjustable Stools - Full spectrum lights at temperatures of (4800K-5000K Kelvin) - Full Length Mirror - Power supplies and Built-in dual outlets on the outer frame - Mini Fridge with a case of water. - Set up and Breakdown of the stations included in fee Wardrobe Package Rental: Upon request, Racks and Steamers are available for a rental which includes: - 2 x Garment Rolling Z-Style Racks - 2 x Chrome Rolling Racks - 1 x Jiffy-J 4000 Steamer - 1 x Back up steamer COVID COMPLIANCE OFFICER: As a location that holds a member with COVID Compliant training (C19CO/ HSS) we offer management in compliance with the CDC guidelines throughout the event for a fee of $500 per day. This includes a COVID Compliant trained member of our team who will work the full day dedicated to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on site, this role includes: • Taking mandatory temperature checks at the door, prior to entry. Will ask and turn away any person who is sick or exhibiting COVID-19 or flu like symptoms or if they have been in contact with anyone in the past two weeks with COVID-19. • Will promote that all employees, cast and crew wear acceptable face coverings at all times within the location. Only the model will be allowed to not wear a mask during shooting or whilst she/he is having hair and makeup done. They will be required to wear a mask at all other times. • Will help enforce 6ft social distancing whenever possible. • Will conduct regular cleaning and sanitising of common spaces and frequently touched surfaces. • Maintain 8 Sanitising stations throughout the house which will include: Hand Sanitizer, Paper Towels, Antibacterial Wipes and Waste bins. • Supply masks and gloves. • Full face shields will be provided for the Hair & Makeup team. • Placing signage throughout the home referring to COVID-19 Guidelines. • Carting and disposing of all trash throughout and post event. The magic of this Mansion and all that it holds can only be truly experienced in person, we encourage and welcome you to come and visit before you book.
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