The dining room is an essential space in a welcoming modern home. From classically formal to charming and comfortable, these dining rooms encourage everyone to gather around the table.
Elegant Getaway in Greenwich
An ideal retreat for consummate country living less than an hour from Manhattan, this seven-bedroom manor sits beside a sparkling lake that includes a dock and a small tranquil island. Chief among the alluring spaces are a refined formal living room designed for easy day-to-day living and fabulous entertaining and a spacious dining room with a fireplace, wide-plank hardwood floors, walls with an enchanting natural decorative theme, and a bay window overlooking the lake.
Offered at: $10,200,000
Location: 22 Hurlingham Drive, Greenwich, CT 06831
Luxurious Hamptons Living
No need or desire has been overlooked at this Southampton estate, sited on gated manicured grounds and encompassing a home, a “cottage,” a pool and pool house, and a tennis court. Measuring a remarkable 15,500 square feet, the main residence offers eight bedroom suites, professional and traditional kitchens, living and great rooms, a den, a library, a theater, a gym, a bowling alley and billiards lounge with a bar, and a chic formal dining room with lovely traditional accents.
Offered at: $39,500,000
Location: 9 Olde Towne Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
A Versailles-Inspired Manor in Houston
Surrounded by magnificent grounds, this 26,400-square-foot estate in a desirable Houston neighborhood recalls the grandest manors of Europe. It is replete with impressively appointed spaces—including a reception hall, a music room, a family room, a sunroom, a study, a billiards room, an exercise studio, a theater, an exceptional kitchen with a butler’s pantry and catering area, and a majestic formal dining room with imported French wall paneling, a hand-painted ceiling, a regal marble fireplace, and glass doors to the grounds.
Offered at: $29,999,998
Location: 100 Carnarvon Drive, Houston, TX 77024
Upper East Side Elegance
Built in 1872, this 8,000-square-foot five-bedroom townhouse is one of the most esteemed properties on the Upper East Side. Highlights include a pine-paneled library, a living room with Fragonard panels, a walnut bar with a glass ceiling and intricately inlaid wood floors, two master suites, a chef’s kitchen, a terrace surrounded by brick archways, and a windowed basement with a wine cellar. The regal dining room boasts crown moldings, handsome parquetry, and a magnificent Louis XIV–style rouge royal marble fireplace.
Offered at: $19,750,000
Location: 163 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10065
Designed by lauded architect Royal Barry Wills, this four-bedroom Cape Cod retreat is filled with classical New England charm—from wainscoting and crown molding to hardwood floors and eye-catching archways—and offers light-filled living spaces, a modern kitchen with high-caliber appliances and an island, a master bedroom with a private deck, and an inviting formal dining room with an enviable view of the water. The 1.06-acre property includes 300 feet of frontage on the cape, a serene beach, and a deepwater dock.
Offered at: $9,199,000
Location: 995 Sea View Avenue, Osterville, MA 02655
Sophisticated Style in Studio City
Every space of this traditionally inspired six-bedroom home exhibits impeccable attention to detail. Perfectly styled for entertaining, it features a gourmet kitchen, an impressive wine cellar, formal and casual living areas, a home theater, and a formal dining room with a bay window, a striking chandelier, and elegant molding and wainscoting. The grounds entice with a built-in grilling area and bar, a fire pit, a sports court, a putting green, and a refreshing swimming pool with a cabana.
Offered at: $7,999,999
Location: 11560 Dilling Street, Studio City, CA 91604
Sausalito’s Cloud View
High above Sausalito and the bay, this three-bedroom aerie combines a welcoming warmth with clean contemporary lines. An open floor plan allows natural light to flow through the home, which opens seamlessly to magnificent outdoor areas and Zen-inspired gardens. At its heart, a living room shares a two-sided gas fireplace with a sleek dining room, where a wall of glass disappears to access an expansive patio with a fireplace, a built-in grill, and majestic city and water views.
Offered at: $5,395,000
Location: 95 Cloud View Road, Sausalito, CA 94965