5 homes in New York that are perfect for the holiday season
Halloween is over and the holiday season can begin in earnest. If the stress of coming up with gift ideas for clients, coworkers, friends and family isn’t enough to induce palpitations, the added pressure of hosting a vacation reunion will certainly do the trick.
The closer to Thanksgiving we get, the more likely it will become obvious that the kitchen does not have an oven large enough to accommodate a full-size turkey, refrigerator space for the appropriate libations, or counters large enough for stews. .
Fear not: our Select Spaces team has compiled a list – and double-checked it – of five luxury homes for sale with jaw-dropping kitchens to ease your vacation woes (or help you perfect your own. cooking skills) for years to come. Check out our picks below and decide to host more cocktails and dinners in 2022.
The quarters of an Upper East Side chef
21 79th Street East | 4 CH | $ 8.2 million
Spacious marble countertops in the chef’s kitchen and a trio of wood-burning fireplaces make this four bedroom apartment located at 21 East 79th Street, 4th floor, the perfect place for a comfortable dining experience. This newly renovated co-op features appliances from Subzero, Miele and Viking, countertops from Calcutta Gold, two refrigerators (plus a third for wine) and a large formal dining room. Occupying the entire floor, the apartment also includes four bathrooms, a library, a living room and a separate entertainment room, leaving plenty of room for guests.
Cultivate your own Soho food scene
151 Wooster Street | 5 BR | $ 18 million
Interior designer Ken Fulk’s vision for this five-bedroom condo at 151 Wooster Street was “part townhouse and country mansion,” according to the listing. A glance at this pad’s open plan kitchen, turquoise and wood, with a velvet dining nook, indicates it’s been successful. With gold appliances, ample counter space, and a separate kitchen with a wet bar, a new owner could make this 6,000-square-foot duplex the next upscale cocktail party hotspot.
A perfect gathering place for penthouses
823 avenue du Parc | 5 BR | $ 30 million
While the kitchen isn’t the main draw for most buyers in the $ 30 million condo market, the 823 Park Avenue penthouse could change that. With all the elegance of a luxury home in Lenox Hill, the classic design of the unit extends to its bright kitchen with dining area, which features large windows, custom cabinetry, an Ann Sacks tiled backsplash and granite countertops. To prepare these dinners, it includes a chef-worthy La Cornue six-burner gas stove and hood, a Subzero refrigerator and two dishwashers. For those worried about having too many cooks in the kitchen, the top floor of the unit features a home theater, landscaped patio, and a built-in hot tub that entertains guests with city views. at any time of the year.
A UWS kitchen with a view of the water
200 avenue d’Amsterdam | 4 CH | $ 38 million
Few of the Upper West Side homes offer views like those from this penthouse at 200 Amsterdam Avenue, and even fewer have floor-to-ceiling windows to appropriately show them to guests. Designed by architect Elkus Manfredi and CetraRuddy, the views from this duplex even extend to the open-air kitchen, which has plentiful workspace, a Calacutta marble island, a Miele rapid oven. and two dishwashers. Sliding glass panels from the kitchen open to a dining area that dramatically overlooks Central Park.
An extravagant house on the edge of a park
12, 63rd Street East | 7 BR | $ 61 million
This seven-story Upper East Side townhouse at 12 East 63rd Street is packed with a host of extraordinary features: marble floors, spiral staircases, and a private fitness center with a 20 foot pool and steam room. With architecture by Pierre Yves Rochon and interior design by Theyry W. Despont, it’s a place you’d want guests to ogle, and at 13,000 square feet, it offers room for many. . The kitchen is no exception. With a large island, chef’s range, plentiful counter space, and custom cabinetry, it’s more than ready to host a holiday party for the ages. And if the catering is more at your own pace, it is spacious enough to accommodate a full team.