21 Happy Hour-Ready Homes To Raise A Glass To

CALIFORNIA MEETS SOUTH FLORIDA

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A Parsons table from Sunpan, nestled next to the Lazar chair, works as a bar in the living room. The standing mirror is from ABC Carpet & Home, the lamp is by Surya, and the designer found the wood stool at a thrift shop. (Tour the home)

VINTAGE VIBES

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Books and treasures are displayed in the living room on an aged-brass cocktail table by Lillian August. drinks await on an Arteriors two-tiered vintage bar cart from Creative Visions. Artwork by Sarah Raskey hangs above. (Tour the home.)

NOT-SO-SECRET STASH

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Metal, concrete and reclaimed-wood accents, which appear in the rest of the kitchen, pop up in the design for the custom wine closet nearby. Uplit iron-and-glass shelves illuminate the couple’s wine and spirits collection. (Tour the home.)

BE OUR GUEST

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The kitchen opens to the dining room, creating a holistic entertaining space. Guests frequently gather around the custom table by Peter Thomas Designs. Holly Hunt chairs from John Brooks create seating under the LBL fixtures from Lightform Lighting. (Tour the home.)

WINE AND DINE

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A translucent wine storage room is the focal point of the dining area. An array of brushed-nickel pendant lights by Jose Solis Betancourt from Holly Hunt accentuates the repetition of the wine bottles, and a table by Santambrogio from Luminaire Lab echoes the glass storage enclosure. (Tour the home.)

CHEERS TO GLAM

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The glass-and-nickel bar cart from 1stdibs ups the dining room’s glamour quotient. (Tour the home.)

EASY ACCESS

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Fuller worked with Joseph & Curtis Custom Wine Cellars to do a new spin on a wine cellar, creating a wall of wine that serves as much as décor as it does storage. The ladder Joseph & Curtis also designed provides easy access. (Tour the home.)

DECOR WITH PURPOSE

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The designer was able lend both style and depth to each space by juxtaposing unexpected items–such as a wine bottle accent wall–with streamlined furnishings, including the living room’s custom Minotti sofa. (Tour the home.)

BAR CART INSPIRATION

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A bar cart from Mecox complements the chrome and mirrored accents in the living and dining rooms of this Galveston home. The oak flooring was bleached twice, and then a white stain was applied on top–an effect that reflects light throughout the house. (Tour this home.)

INTO THE BLUE

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A wet bar in the basement continues the fun yet sophisticated look found on the floors above. Brass hardware and an antique-mirror backsplash add glamour and brighten the charcoal-stone counter and dark blue cabinetry custom-designed by residential designer and contractor Donovan Eckhardt. (Tour the home.)

VINEYARD IN A ROOM

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The homeowners helped plan the wine room–a favorite space–providing input on the layout and bottle placement for storage. The frameless glass sliding door system from Dirtt features double doors that automatically self-close. (Tour the home.)

STAY FOR DESSERT

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The main attraction of the dining room is a floor-to-ceiling wine cooler. To offset the rusticity of the herringbone- brick ceiling, the designer chose a feminine Flanders beaded chandelier by Visual Comfort & Co. to hang above a table by Century; the drapery fabric is by Fabricut. (Tour the home.)

BAMBOO STRENGTH

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Underneath a colorful work by Darren Sylvester, which was purchased during Art Basel in Miami Beach, is a custom bronzed-bamboo bar cart from Paul Ferrante. Flooring here and throughout the home is from Apex Wood Floors. Custom millwork was designed by builder John Harty. (Tour the home.)

OH SO BRASSY

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A new granite hearth was added to the dining room’s original Carrara-marble-and-cast-iron fireplace, which is topped with an English aged-brass RH mirror. The brass bar cart from Rara Avis Boutique shares space with a limited-edition pigment print by artist Rose Lindo, titled The Rapids, from Minted. (Tour this home.)

CABIN FEVER

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Blending rustic elements with modern conveniences, the bar area in the kitchen features custom cabinetry, dual wine refrigerators by true and a sink basin made from an antique whiskey barrel. distinctive stone installed the backsplash. (Tour the home.)

TUCKED AWAY

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In the breakfast room, a soapstone countertop from IGM Corp. pairs with custom cabinetry conceived by the designer, along with architect Jessica Stewart Lendvay, and fabricated by Johnson & Burres. Cabinetry hardware is from Elegant Additions. (Tour this home.)

DOUBLE THE TROUBLE

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The bar area mixes a backsplash and cabinetry–installed and fabricated by builder Matt Stassi–with Lagos Azul limestone countertops from Omni Surfaces. The reflection reveals the wine room, featuring Dirtt frameless glass walls and sliding-glass double doors by Agile Ofis. (Tour the home.)

PANELED IN

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A nook on the top level functions as a bar area and is outfitted with Ann Sacks tile for the backsplash, a glass shelf and amber-colored barware. The surrounding woodwork is painted a bright white. (Tour the home.)

WELCOME TO BEVERLY HILLS

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The architects devised the glass-and-steel screen behind the bar in the game room, which includes a bar fabricated by Brian Chilton Design and Joseph Zambarano using materials from Architectural Tile & Stone. The diamond-finish plaster ceiling is by Acropolis Stucco; Vaughn Miller found the stools at Blackman Cruz in Los Angeles. (Tour the home.)

OPEN CONCEPT

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A large threshold that connects the living and dining rooms features a built-in bar with cabinetry designed by Osika, fabricated by Exclusive Woodworking and dressed with Katonah Architectural Hardware pulls. The Clodagh Core backsplash is from Ann Sacks. A vintage kilim rug grounds the space. (Tour the home.)

PULLING DOUBLE DUTY

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The study does double duty as an extra entertaining space off the dining room, complete with a wet bar and full-height wine chiller in place of file cabinets. The bar’s backsplash from The Fine Line reinforces the study’s jewel-like elements. the cabinetry and shelving were fabricated by Desert Cove Woodworks. (Tour the home.)