Sip Sip Hooray | Five Home Bars for Sipping in Style

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Perfect parties and effortless private nightcaps are easy thanks to these distinctive home cocktail bars, in coveted locales from West Coast to East.

Modern Georgian Masterpiece

Greenwich, Connecticut | Steve ArchinoSotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

Combining classic architecture, dazzling contemporary style, and state-of-the-art smart home technology, this impressive stone-and-clapboard manor on 2.08 acres is a modern marvel. Majestic and lofty, its generous spaces—such as a dramatic living room with soaring coffered ceilings and a dining area with an eye-catching glass-enclosed bar crafted from copper, wood, and stone—are filled with natural light and encourage sophisticated entertaining. Throughout, top-tier whole-house systems can be controlled with the touch of a button.

Unique Hollywoodland Haven

Los Angeles, California | Eric McCollumSotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage

With a rugged stone façade and historic walls, this dramatic five-bedroom home recalls an Old World castle. Enjoying sweeping unobstructed views from its perch on a promontory, it is accompanied by a refreshing infinity-edge pool and a pool house with a roof deck. The 6,359 square foot floor plan affords space for an art studio, gym, or in-law suite; a chef’s kitchen; living and dining rooms opening to terraces; a den; a wine room; and a theater with a stylish, well-appointed bar.

Traditional Elegance in Greenwich

Greenwich, Connecticut | Joseph BarbieriSotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

Secluded on 2.59 acres, this stately 13,661-square-foot Greenwich manor features such enviable spaces as formal living and dining rooms, a light-flooded sunroom, a mahogany-paneled library, a billiards room, a theater, a gym and sauna, a generous wine cellar, a chef’s kitchen, a family room, and a traditionally inspired “pub” with a full wood-clad bar. The grounds offer a pool and spa, south-facing terraces with a fountain, a tennis court, and a one-bedroom guesthouse.

Chic Hamptons Getaway

Water Mill, New York | Beate V. MooreSotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

On 1.5 acres overlooking a 34-acre reserve, this pristine, light-filled getaway offers 8,600 square feet of sophisticated living spaces. Highlights include formal living and dining rooms, a library, a wine room, an impeccably appointed eat-in kitchen, a screened dining porch, a billiards room, a theater, a fitness room, and seven bedrooms. The peaceful den includes a chic bar with seating for three. A heated gunite pool, multiple terraces, and a 1,400-square-foot poolside guesthouse complete this enviable estate

Classical Inspiration in Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades, California | Barbara BoyleSotheby’s International Realty – Pacific Palisades Brokerage

This new five-bedroom home in the exclusive Riviera neighborhood of Pacific Palisades is filled with classical style and encourages festive entertaining at every turn. In addition to a formal dining room, a theater, an exceptionally spacious chef’s kitchen, a welcoming family room, and a lush private backyard with a pool, it features a handsome traditional bar that adjoins the formal living room and a recreation and billiards room with a chic modern bar.

From all of us at the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, have a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

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