The Breakfast Club: Six Charming Kitchen Nooks

Nestled between formal dining and pajamaed lounging, these delightful breakfast nooks feature convenient banquettes, sunny windows, and sophisticated style that make them appealing any time of day.

Upper East Side Classic Six

Elegant proportions and charming Pre-War details fill this carefully renovated Classic Six in a full-service, white-glove cooperative building on a bucolic tree-lined street in Lenox Hill. Light-filled living and entertaining spaces—including elegant formal living and dining rooms—are well separated from the two spacious bedrooms and their en suite baths. The kitchen features soapstone countertops and stainless-steel appliances and is adjoined by a colorful, cozy breakfast room with a bright built-in banquette and a full bath.

Offered at: $2,995,000
Location: 136 East 64th Street 11D, New York, NY 10065


Lenox Hill Gem

Overlooking Madison Avenue from the ninth floor of a historic building on the corner of 66th Street, this delightful home boasts lovely light and a sophisticated style. Meticulously restored, it features 11-foot ceilings, a bright living area with a wood-burning fireplace, a handsome dining area, a kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and honed Carrara marble countertops, one bedroom with mirrored paneling and abundant closets, and a windowed sitting and dining nook.

Offered at: $1,790,000
Location: 45 East 66th Street 9N, New York, NY 10065


Colonial Charm in Greenwich

Steps from Greenwich Avenue on a private lane, this five-bedroom charmer has an inviting floor plan that spans four generous levels. Highlights include a dining room with a butler’s pantry, a library, a family room, a 10-seat bar, a media room, a game room, a gym, and an expansive terrace overlooking landscaped grounds and lush lawn. The gourmet kitchen features a roomy marble island and a sunny breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and a built-in window seat.

Offered at: $4,295,000
Location: 16 Anderson Road, Greenwich, CT 06830


Timeless Hacienda in Santa Fe

With a backdrop of majestic mountains and surrounded by gardens, fountains, and courtyards, this single-level three-bedroom estate on 2.8 acres is a true hacienda. Hearkening back to a time when superior craftsmanship, hand-forged details, and exceptional materials were revered, it features breezy portales, graceful arches, a dining room with a circular brick ceiling, and a library. Part of the spacious cocina is a colorful breakfast area with art-display nichos and a warming kiva fireplace.

Offered at: $1,695,000
Location: 8 Wildhorse, Santa Fe, NM 87506


Beaux Arts Masterpiece with Bay Views

The renovated 5,400-square-foot home on the fifth level of a 1920s Beaux Arts building in Pacific Heights exemplifies early-20th-century refinement while accommodating the most luxurious of modern living and entertaining. The expansive residence occupies its entire floor and offers four serene and stylish bedrooms, a 1,500-bottle wine cellar, a generous kitchen, a formal living room, and an adjoining dining room with an inviting breakfast alcove tucked into a bay window.

Offered at: $17,500,000
Location: 2000 Washington Street #5, San Francisco, CA 94109


French-Inspired Beverly Hills Estate

Some records indicate this 1920s manor was once the home of Barrie Chase, one of Fred Astaire’s frequent dance partners. Conjuring the graceful classicism of 1920s Southern California, it is surrounded by enchanting grounds, including a lap pool and a two-level pool pavilion. The home’s interiors feature a spacious living room, a formal dining room, a new master wing, an attic studio or play space, and a chef’s kitchen with an island, superior appliances, and a windowed breakfast nook with built-in seating.

Offered at: $36,000,000
Location: 255 Ladera Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210



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