Jaws will definitely drop when guests see the imperial staircase in this Greek Revival-style foyer. Carved wooden banisters have a dramatic effect as they climb towards the home's second level, which includes four bedroom suites, a game room, home office and bar.
In addition to 4,428-square-foot floor plan with six bedrooms and four baths, this two-story shingled home features a sprawling backyard. Guests can follow a gravel pathway from the covered patio to the gardens.
Welcoming residents and guests since the 16th century, this beautiful home has plenty of comforts for modern times too. With six bedrooms (several with bathrooms attached), a pool, extensive grounds and gardens and much of its original details, it's a historic treasure.
The privacy and phenomenal views of Lake Hayes are just a couple positives of this contemporary home. Landscaping is kept to a minimum with mature tussock covering the hills, and with five bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, there's no hassle accommodating guests.
Towering trees encircle this 5,358-square-foot Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home, offering it the utmost privacy. The estate includes a six-bedroom home, detached guest house, private pool and tennis court on three acres of land.
Even at night, this home is the pinnacle of splendor and luxury. Twelve different bedrooms, ten oversized VIP guest suites and twenty-one baths ensure there's plenty of space for close friends and family, as well as the whole neighborhood.
Preserve the Light - One constant conundrum with a non-open-floor-plan is how to preserve that lovely sense of flowing light. A large doorway into a bedroom offers additional light and overflow space for guests.
This luxury estate home in Texas features five bedrooms, five baths and 6,500 square feet of living space. The stone and stucco exterior suits the Southwest landscape, and a separate entry off the motor court offers privacy for guests. A red tile roof complements the green trim and lush landscaping.
This elegant home not far from Chicago was built in 2008 and it includes every modern luxury...and then some. Its three floors have bedrooms aplenty (five plus two guest suites), as well as entertaining options like a game room and a home theater.
A gravel drive framed by mature trees and landscaping set the tone for this well-appointed Mediterranean-style Rancho Santa Fe., Calif., estate. The property features a six-bedroom home, detached guest house, private pool and tennis court on three acres of land.
Skylights and the wonderful light they provide can totally transform a room's personality. Since these were in a bedroom, the homeowner opted to add shades, so that guests could sleep until noon if they'd like. PS-Remote control shades for skylights are totally worth the splurge.
Before Chip and his team's redesign, the only way to the Struves' home office was through their bedroom. Chip created an entrance to the office that is all its own so that clients and guests do not have to enter through the couple's private space. See it at hgtv.com.
This delightful waterfront property on Washington's Orcas Island features a charming two-bedroom farmhouse, a detached garage with a guest apartment and over 12 acres of land. A joint use dock is a short distance away from the ferry and restaurants and shops.
Designed by architect Erik Helgen, AIA, in collaboration with Alloy, the 18,000-square-foot, eight-bedroom residence connects with the landscape in a seamless indoor/outdoor flow with distinct areas for entertaining, everyday living and guest accommodations. Constructed of limestone, wood and glass, the oceanfront home draws influence from both contemporary and modern design.
Similar to layering jackets with sweaters during the cold winter months, textiles cozy up this winter-inspired bedroom. Ensure guests stay warm by leaving them extra-warm covers at the foot of the bed, like this off-white cable-knit blanket and cashmere plaid throw.
Made for relaxing, watching TV or entertaining guests, the great room functions as a multi-purpose space with a wonderful central location in this smart home. “You’re just steps from the master bedroom, the office, the kitchen and media room, and also the back patio,” says project manager Scott Branscom. “It’s all right there.”
With a 3,992-square-foot floor plan, three floors, and three bedrooms and two baths, this townhouse gives its owners plenty of room to stretch out. The first level can be treated as a guest space, while concrete steps lead to the main entrance pictured here.
An aerial view of this Greek Revival home in Darien, Conn., reveals just how vast this property is. Located on a 2.89-acre lot, the estate boasts a main house with seven bedrooms and six baths, a private terrace, a swimming pool and a separate carriage house for guests.