Residents of Salzburg, Austria are fighting plans to turn the villa that once housed the real-life Von Trapp family into a hotel.
The estate of Baron Georg von Trapp recently became a tourism mecca after fans of movie musical The Sound of Music realised the home, which did not feature in the 1965 hit, was the real retreat of the nobleman, played by Christopher Plummer
in the film.
And now a developer plans to turn the famous mansion into a 14-room hotel, museum and wedding chapel.
Manfred Schitter, who heads up a residents' association opposed to the hotel plans, fears tourist buses and visitors will ruin life in Salzburg as more and more people learn about the von Trapp mansion.
He tells the Los Angeles Times newspaper, "The villa was a Sleeping Beauty and should remain a Sleeping Beauty."
The residents have handed over a 600-name petition to the town's mayor, hoping to block the hotel, which is set to open on 25 July.
Local historian Ines Eberi admits she has a problem with the mansion's dark past - it was once occupied by Nazi officer Heinrich Himmler
- and doesn't think holding parties and weddings there will be fitting.
She says, "I find this a political issue to celebrate parties in it or to organise attractions there."