Whether hosting a quiet, casual solo meal or a formal fête for a crowd, the dining room is an essential space in the welcoming modern home. From classical to contemporary, subtle to striking, these dining rooms invite everyone to gather ‘round the table – just in time for Thanksgiving.
Modern Masterpiece in the Sky
New York, New York | Anne Aransaenz, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage
High above Manhattan, this strikingly stylish four-bedroom residence is embraced by floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the East River and many of the city’s landmarks. Occupying one corner of the 4,487-square-foot floor plan is a formal dining room, which accommodates 16 people comfortably. Adjoined by a chic living room and a chef’s kitchen with marble countertops, this is the perfect scene for entertaining with a dazzling backdrop of sunsets and the sparkling skyline, including the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings.
Beverly Hills, California | Sharona Alperin, Sotheby’s International Realty – Sunset Strip Brokerage
On nearly two acres in Beverly Hills, this grand yet eminently livable French-inspired manor dates to the 1920s and combines the graceful classicism of a bygone era with a contemporary flair. Restored by renowned designer Thomas Beeton, it features time-honored dimensions, authentic details, a dramatic stairway leading to four restful bedroom suites, a spacious living room, and an elegant formal dining room that gives way to a glorious glass conservatory, garden terraces, and a 60-foot lap pool.
Sophisticated Greenwich Georgian
Greenwich, Connecticut | Steve Archino, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
Combining classical symmetry with sleek contemporary style, this impressively renovated Georgian estate is sited on four gated acres in Greenwich offering a refreshing swimming pool, a tennis court, and a pool and tennis house. In features a ground-floor master suite and three spacious guest suites and encourages stylish entertaining with a formal living room, a chef’s kitchen, a recreation room, a wine room, and a sophisticated, light-filled formal dining room.
Grand Neoclassical Houston Home
On a 2.13-acre wooded lot on a cul-de-sac in Houston’s prestigious Memorial area, this stately five-bedroom neoclassical home boasts 15,038-square-foot interiors that are filled with light and striking architectural detail. A foyer with a free-standing circular staircase opens directly to grand spaces for entertaining, including an elegant living room and a formal dining room with French doors leading to the alluring pool and spa, summer kitchen, and cabana.
Artful Contemporary Haven in Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, California | Marc Noah, Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage
Boldly contemporary, this distinctive six-bedroom home in Beverly Hills features sunlit open-plan spaces with gallery walls and exceptional attention to unique detail, including surfaces of rose gold, marble, and matrix granite. A 16-foot Milanese chandelier anchors the great room, a sweeping space that includes living and lounge areas as well as a dining room with eye-catching custom glass pendants. Walls of glass blur the lines between indoors and out, and an enviable terrace and rooftop deck overlook a pool with an underwater sound system.
Sophisticated Light-Filled Living
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida | Patricia Mahaney & JB Edwards, Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage
Exemplifying contemporary elegance, this six-bedroom residence in the Old Palm Golf Club offers a wealth of formal and informal spaces for relaxed day-to-day living and chic entertaining for a crowd. Towering 25-foot ceilings create a sense of grandeur and lightness in the living and family rooms, while the formal dining room displays a more subtle sophistication with its twinkling pendant lights, unique stone floor inlay, and built-in buffet. Covered and open-air terraces expand the opportunities for entertaining around the dramatic pool.
Wine Country’s Villa del Cervo
St. Helena, California | Jim Clopton, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street
One of Napa Valley’s finest private estates, this four-bedroom Mediterranean-inspired retreat is secluded at the top of a gated drive, on a knoll with olive and fruit trees, a vegetable garden, and views of hills and the valley. It encourages all manner of entertaining with a 1,400-bottle wine room, a media room, a pool and spa, an alfresco pavilion, and an alluring dining room with a fireplace and a wall of glass that allows for a unique indoor-outdoor experience.
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