7 Stylish Homes With Sophisticated Drinking Lounges on Property

Nathan Law

First came home gyms. Then it was movie theaters. Today, the trend has evolved to houses with watering holes. Your average wine cellars, these aren’t: We mean properties with sophisticated lounges for brandy, replicas of English pubs, and salvaged bars from the Prohibition era. “People are increasingly taking the settings […]

First came home gyms. Then it was movie theaters. Today, the trend has evolved to houses with watering holes. Your average wine cellars, these aren’t: We mean properties with sophisticated lounges for brandy, replicas of English pubs, and salvaged bars from the Prohibition era.

“People are increasingly taking the settings they enjoy outside of their homes to their homes, and these unique areas to have a drink are a reflection of that,” says Kevin Sneddon, an agent with Compass who is selling a Greenwich, Connecticut estate, with the aforementioned pub.

Below, a roundup of properties for sale that feature stylish places to imbibe. Let’s all make a toast to that.

Greenwich, Connecticut

In the heart of tony Greenwich, this seven-bedroom gated home was designed by the renowned New York–based architect Boris Baranovich and features stone and wood accents, both inside and out. The towering great room is impressive, as are the basketball court and movie theater, but there’s nothing to beat the English-style pub with a wood beamed ceiling, fireplace, dartboard, billiards table and—get this—a working tap. Give us a pint, please!

Price: $11.25 million

Beds/Baths: 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 3 half baths

Square Footage: 17,046

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The living room at The Leyton, a swanky new Upper East Side condo, complete with brandy room. 

New York City

The Leyton, an Upper East Side condo that’s slated to open this fall, has a handsome mahogany-and-wood-cloaked brandy room on the 24th floor for all residents to use. The space features panoramic city and Central Park views, and has a large terrace and living room with a fireplace. Here, you can enjoy various brandy cocktails and tastings that highlight top distillers such as Rémy Martin. The in-house concierge team plans to change up the selections frequently and can also create custom brandy drinks.

Number of Residences: 38

Starting Price: $3.25 million

Beds/Baths: From 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1 half bath to 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 1 half bath.

 Square footage: 1,537 square feet to 3,557 square feet

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The intricately carved bar in Upper Brookfield, New York. 

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