In elegant estates from East Coast to West, these distinctive, expertly appointed bars prove that the best spot for a festive nightcap is often home sweet home.
Robin Walpert | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Monica – Venice Brokerage
This new solar-powered five-bedroom contemporary residence was designed for sophisticated entertaining and luxurious environmentally friendly living. Its superior-quality features include dazzling glass light fixtures in the double-height living room, the adjoining dining area, and the chef’s kitchen; designer wall coverings; motorized window shades; and a home bar with an eye-catching custom stone accent wall. The serene backyard boasts a pool and spa, a gas fire pit, an outdoor kitchen, and drought-tolerant landscaping with a synthetic turf lawn and a drip irrigation system.
Stylish Houston Haven
Donna Wilson | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty
This chic new four-bedroom home enjoys a prime location in an appealing Houston community recognized for its quiet neighborhoods, inviting parks, recreational options, and stylish estates on generous lots. Ideal for entertaining, it features a fluid floor plan with a formal dining room; a cook’s kitchen; a media room; a gathering room opening to a summer kitchen, a saltwater pool and spa, and a fire pit; and a spacious wet bar with a Sub-Zero wine chiller, an ice maker, striking tilework, and Hansgrohe fixtures.
Enduring Elegance on the Upper East Side
Michael Miarecki | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage
Between Park and Lexington Avenues in a 1928 white-glove building designed by renowned architect F. Burrall Hoffman, this distinctive cooperative offers graciously proportioned rooms with original crown moldings and other elegant details. In addition to living and dining rooms, a chef’s kitchen, four bedrooms, and a library, it features a wet bar with a wine chiller and Clarence House wall coverings. Building amenities include bicycle and wine storage, a fitness center, a landscaped garden, a 24-hour doorman, and a resident manager.
Light-Filled Palm Beach Oasis
Casey Flannery | Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty
Being offered fully furnished, this inviting five-bedroom Palm Beach–area residence boasts a unique combination of spaciousness and quiet privacy. Highlights include a family room adjoining the kitchen, a living room with soaring ceilings, a second-level living area with a deck, and a generous wet bar with a wine chiller. The internationally recognized equestrian community of Wellington offers abundant golf courses, easy access to beaches, popular shops and boutiques, and a wide variety of renowned restaurants.