These five stunning examples of luxury real estate in Palm Beach, Pasadena, New York City and the Hamptons all feature foyers that impress whether coming or going.
Hamptons Waterfront Estate
Panoramic water views treating its owners to spectacular sunsets every night are only one of this Sag Harbor estate’s impressive qualities. An expansive foyer filled with natural light absorbed by the hardwood floors instantly tells guests that they are welcome here, a promise supported by seven en suite bedrooms, spacious living areas and an accommodating formal dining room.
North Haven Sag Harbor, NY, 11963 | $10,000,000 | Cindy Shea (631) 680-3079
Park Avenue Mansion
Stepping into this majestic oasis in the heart of the Upper East Side is made all the more breathtaking by a sweeping, brilliantly lit entree foyer offering views of the gardened patio through the solarium. It’s impossible to resist the draw of this mansion’s unfading classic appeal, built upon an enrapturing sense of belonging that takes over all those who enter it.
New York, NY, 10065 | $11,500,000 | Vannessa Kaufman (917) 865-8065
Legendary Fifth Avenue Apartment
World-renowned interior designer and collector Howard Slatkin once lived in this one of a kind – and by now, legendary – residence. The private, opulent entrance hall leads to a lavish gallery with antique limestone floors that appear to be straight out of Versailles. Entering the foyer of this apartment tells guests one thing for certain – its owner harbors immaculate tastes.
1215 Fifth Avenue, Apt 14ab, New York, NY, 10128 | $10,000,000 | Nikkie Field (212) 606-7669
Palm Beach Colonial
A great foyer provides a warm, welcoming space while also giving guests an idea of the owner’s taste. The foyer of this Wittmann custom built two-story colonial that’s simply perfect for entertaining opens into the dining room on the left, the living room on the right, and immediately leaves a lasting sense of depth with a hardwood floors stretching the length of the house.
1263 N Lake Way Palm Beach, FL, 33480 | $5,990,000 | Bill Kirk (561) 267-2140
Few foyers will impress as completely or immediately as the one beyond the front door of this Easley Canyon estate. Grand is the word that comes to mind as the eye is caught first by a sweeping staircase, elegant as a dancer’s gown, then by the formal living and dining room illuminated by the golden light of the sun streaming through the wide glass windows across the home’s facade.
1170 Easley Canyon Road, Glendora, CA, 91741 | $2,399,000 | Patrick Downtain (909) 240-0308