Why go out when the best spot for a nightcap is at home? Perfect private parties are easy thanks to these distinctive bars, in homes from East Coast to West.
Chic Connecticut Colonial
Steps from Greenwich Avenue, this airy, stylish five-bedroom home features four levels of open-plan living space and modern design elements. In addition to a formal dining room with a butler’s pantry, a library, a family room with a fireplace, a gourmet kitchen, and an expansive terrace with built-in grill, it boasts a fabulous lower-level media and game room with a fireplace and a 10-seat bar with custom shelving, a sink, and two generous wine refrigerators.
Offered at: $4,695,000
Location: 16 Anderson Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
Grand Greenwich Manor
Stately and striking, this 15,656-square-foot stone and clapboard home was designed by architect Rich Granoff and has been meticulously maintained. It offers six serene bedrooms—including two master suites—and a wealth of formal and informal public spaces, from living and dining areas, a den, and an impeccable kitchen with two islands to a theater and a welcoming billiards room with a fireplace and a handsome wood-paneled bar that seats five.
Offered at: $11,495,000
Location: 5 Old Round Hill Lane, Greenwich, CT 06831
Classically Charming Hamptons Getaway
Exemplifying chic coastal living, this 1.2-acre compound includes a five-bedroom home, a saltwater pool, a 10-person spa, a pool house, and a four-bedroom guest cottage. The main residence offers approximately 5,500 square feet of classically charming space. Highlights for festive Hamptons entertaining include an open-plan kitchen with a spacious banquette, a generous game room, and a cozy speakeasy-style bar with seating for three. Amagansett Square and the beach are only minutes away.
Offered at: Any Two Weeks Except LD: $300,000
Location: 38 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett, NY 11930
Stunning Spanish Inspiration
Architect Harry Hayden Whiteley filled this 1926 estate—set on a private Los Feliz promontory with sweeping unobstructed views—with striking Andalusian style. Beyond a majestic rotunda entry with a curved staircase and a dramatic hand-stenciled ceiling lie four bedrooms, a grand living room, a formal dining room, a kitchen impeccably appointed with rare top-tier appliances, and on the lower level, a screening room, a billiards room, and nautically themed bar from a period film set.
Offered at: $4,600,000
Location: 4039 Cromwell Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Timeless and Tranquil Cape Cod Estate
At the end of a gated drive on 2.1 treed acres, this five-bedroom residence is as stately as it is serene. The formal living and dining rooms feature custom moldings and warming fireplaces; the chef’s kitchen has a unique marble island, timeless cabinetry, and stainless-steel Viking appliances; the family room has a soaring ceiling and a relaxing ambience; and a glorious window-lined sunroom overlooks the formal English gardens and has an enticing bar.
Offered at: $1,149,000
Location: 402 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537
Mediterranean Majesty in Texas
Replete with Mediterranean style, this six-bedroom, 39,960-square-foot manor is a magnificent setting for truly grand entertaining, with resort-caliber grounds that feature a pool, a hot tub, a cabana with a rain curtain, a fire pit, and an outdoor kitchen. In addition to a well-appointed chef’s kitchen with two granite-topped islands, it offers a catering kitchen ideal for grand fêtes, a home theater that seats 15, an Old World–inspired wine room, and a gracefully curved bar with glass shelving and seating for four.
Offered at: $7,495,000
Location: 11010 N Country Squire Street, Houston, TX 77024