Luxury Outlook 2022
An ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe.
From timeless Old World–inspired spaces with handsome woodwork to playful modern rooms with colorful décor, these stylish game rooms up the ante on form, function, and fun.
Old World inspiration meets modern luxury in this 6,705-square-foot Victorian Italianate home in Houston. Formal living and dining rooms, a wet bar, and an impressively equipped kitchen invite elegant entertaining, while five serene bedrooms and lavish baths afford space for peaceful rest. A lush lawn beneath a century-old live oak tree, an outdoor kitchen, and a patio with a fire pit encourage alfresco festivities; and a whimsically colorful arcade on the upper level—part of the media room—is a playful retreat.
Pacific Palisades, California | Gregory Bega & Lindsay Galbraith, Sotheby’s International Realty – Brentwood Brokerage
On a corner lot in the coveted Westside neighborhood of Huntington Palisades, this spacious, light-filled new home encourages entertainment and enjoyment—whether formal or informal, indoors or out. Among its many appealing features are fluid living and dining spaces, a chef’s kitchen, a home theater, a gym, a wine room with a wet bar, a pool and spa surrounded verdant lawn, covered and open-air patios, and a delightful media and game room.
Sonoma, California | Carol Sebastiani, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage
Exemplifying the relaxed sophistication of California wine country, this classically inspired estate offers four bedrooms—including a master suite with a private hot tub patio—formal living and dining rooms, a media room, and a chef’s kitchen and family room. The home is sited on approximately four idyllic acres, which afford space for chic outdoor living areas, stylish landscaping, an olive orchard, a fire pit, an alfresco kitchen, garden beds, and a freestanding garage with guest quarters and a light-filled gym and game room.
New York, New York | Serena Boardman, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage
Overlooking Central Park from a corner of the tenth floor of one of Carnegie Hill’s most desirable prewar cooperatives, this elegant seven-bedroom home retains all the architectural hallmarks of its 1928 design, which created its distinctive circular floor plan. Southern exposures provide floods of sunlight in the home’s 13 rooms, which include living and dining rooms, both with wood-burning fireplaces; a spacious kitchen; and a generous library and billiards room.
Delightful living spaces, sweeping ocean views, five tranquil bedrooms, and eye-catching architectural details are hallmarks of this renovated Mediterranean-inspired home in Pebble Beach. In a configuration perfect for entertaining, the chef’s kitchen flows effortlessly to the family room, living room, and dining room; the private patio and a temperature-controlled 1,100-bottle wine cellar also encourage festive gatherings. The inviting game room is relaxed space with a wet bar and a golf simulator.
Jupiter, Florida | Todd Peter, Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage
One of southern Florida’s most exceptional equestrian properties, this 50-acre estate boasts a majestic Mediterranean-inspired residence, a private four-acre lake, a glass-enclosed heated saltwater pool, a guesthouse, an eight-stall barn, a riding and jumping arena, paddocks, and riding trails. Highlights of the five-bedroom home include formal living and dining rooms, a chef’s kitchen, a wine cellar, a luxurious master suite, a lounge and terrace with sweeping views of the property, and a spacious game room with a bar.
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