You’re Invited: Homes Made for Entertaining
The true essence of a home lies in its ability to bring people together. Maybe it’s the brilliant views of a city gleaming right outside the dining room window or the spacious, verdant backyard with room for a table that seats 20. Perhaps it’s the small details—the ones that may fly under the radar, like an airy open-floor plan or cozy wood-burning fireplace that set the perfect mood and make a home dazzle. From day to night, indoors and out, here are the ultimate homes designed for bringing people together, entertaining and making memories that last.
Inspired by the finest in London’s chic hotels, this 6-bedroom, 5 full bathroom Ross residence + detached guest house has been completely refurbished utilizing the very finest in bespoke design throughout. Represented by Tracy McLaughlin, 128 Winding Way seamlessly blends soaring ceilings, fine architectural moldings, exquisite lighting, custom wall coverings, and classic Heath Tile for a design twist that exceeds the extraordinary. The heart of the home is a light filled, magazine worthy great room that opens directly to the resort like grounds, pool, and outdoor dining/entertaining spaces. Additionally, there is a secondary family room plus “Peloton” room conveniently located on the main level. The classic, shingle style Ross residence was originally built in 1927 and appropriately given the name “Treehaven”.
1450 Blue Jay Way, Los Angeles
This rare retreat, represented by Lindsay Guttman, is situated high above the Sunset Strip in the Hollywood Hills’ highly exclusive Bird Streets. Steeped in privacy, the custom, contemporary five-bed, seven-bath home seamlessly fuses indoor and outdoor living—drawing iconic and magnificent city views into several of the rooms, with a special focus on the dramatic and elegant open dining space that overlooks the sparkling city lights beyond.
8365 Sunset View Drive, Los Angeles
Situated privately behind a set of gates above the famed Chateau Marmont, this new modern retreat boasts a vast array of luxe amenities and exquisite finishes. Panoramic views from Downtown L.A. to Century City are showcased through a wall of Fleetwood glass doors. Downstairs presents an entertainer’s dream space with a game room, wine cellar, movie theater, bar and a fitness studio with a hot and cold plunge, dry sauna and steam shower. Blair Chang and Stefan Pommepuy hold the listing.
2033 36th Avenue West, Seattle
Located on an oversized lot on one of Magnolia’s most coveted streets, this architectural masterpiece has been meticulously curated and thoughtfully designed. Represented by Jen Cameron and James Campbell, the home’s backyard offers extraordinary privacy—its garden sanctuary is ideal for al fresco dinners and boasts pristine landscaping and gorgeous hardscaping. Recent renovations to the masterful chef’s kitchen include a striking vaulted beamed ceiling, Viking appliances, gas fireplace and oversize island—all adding to the estate’s undeniable allure.
West Enclave Villa 10, San Jose del Cabo
Balanced, timeless and modern in its design, West Enclave 10 is a Ritz-Carlton Reserve branded second-row residence located in San Jose del Cabo. With over 10,000 square feet, this airy one-level villa easily accommodates up to 16 people, creating the perfect space for lounging and entertaining. The private outdoor living space has a fire-pit with seating, heated swimming pool and jetted spa, grill station, dining space and a comfortably appointed outdoor living room. Let the year-round al fresco dining begin. Fabian Bouffier and Janet Jensen hold the listing.
Tranquil ocean views and a verdant valley of native jungle flora set the stage for this exceptionally private, gated estate listed by Yvienne Peterson and Gerrit Peterson on the North Shore of Maui. This seven-bed villa spans across multiple structures and has no shortage of things to do. With eight additional beds for guests, seven offices, three hot tubs, a 400-foot trampoline, private theater room (which seats up to 20), ECO golf range, fenced-in animal haven and stone carved soaking tubs, guests will be entertained for days on end.
500 East 83rd Street #18-G, Manhattan
Welcome to this palatial convertible three-bed, two-bath home on Manhattan’s iconic Upper East Side. Represented by John Antretter and Brigitte Pays, this spacious sun-drenched residence offers a plethora of amenities within the full-service co-op. Enjoy a beautifully amenitized health club, indoor swimming pool, pilates studio, sauna, yoga room and landscaped rooftop garden.