Art / Lifestyle November 2, 2021

Lighten Up: 5 Homes With Standout Light Fixtures

Whether they’re sculptural and contemporary or forged from Baccarat crystal, distinctive light fixtures make each of these homes shine.

Magnificent Contemporary Farmhouse

San Francisco, California | Dana CappielloSotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

This one-of-a-kind home is replete with showstopping spaces, each with unique details that include eye-catching light fixtures. Among the highlights are a library; a living room with vaulted ceilings and alluring decks; a formal dining room; a glass-walled wine room; a cook’s kitchen; a bar; a primary suite with a fireplace and a private deck; a family room; an office; a gym with a sauna and massage room; and a backyard with patios, a pool, a fire pit, a putting green, and an outdoor kitchen.

Chic Santa Fe Contemporary

Santa Fe, New Mexico | Caroline RussellSotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 326 Grant Avenue Brokerage

In a gated community on the coveted Eastside of Santa Fe, this sleek, stylish contemporary residence is an art collector’s dream, with soaring ceilings, abundant natural light, and generous walls. Open to each other in an effortless flow are a dining area, a well-outfitted kitchen, and a living room with a dramatic sculptural light fixture and glass doors opening to the backyard patio and gardens. Other highlights include a luxurious owner’s suite, three guest bedrooms, an office, a bar area, and a media room.

Sophisticated Edwardian

San Francisco, California | Neill Bassi & Lauren Fraser,  Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

On a prominent corner near lush Mountain Lake Park and the Presidio, this stately 3,965-square-foot Edwardian residence exudes self-assured style that combines classic and contemporary. In addition to five restful bedrooms, it features an elegant living room with a gas fireplace and graceful arched windows, an expertly outfitted eat-in kitchen with a wet bar, a family room, a temperature-controlled wine room, a backyard garden oasis, and a dashing dining room with distinctive grass-cloth wall treatments and an eye-catching glass light fixture.

Chic Manhattan Aerie

New York, New York | Craig George & Kevin B. BrownSotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

High on the 31st floor of the Baccarat Hotel and Residences, this stylish two-bedroom residence features interior design by the acclaimed Tony Ingrao. Its 1,789-square-foot floor plan boasts a SieMatic kitchen with Miele, Sub-Zero, and LG appliances and a dining area accented by an artful light fixture composed of Baccarat crystal. Walls of glass in nearly every room reveal iconic views of the surrounding skyline. Building amenities include a 24-hour concierge; cleaning, valet, and room service; a fitness club; and a swimming pool.

Sophisticated Houston Living

Houston, Texas | Kristine MartinezMartha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty 

Striking light fixtures are among the many stylish elements found throughout this unique four-bedroom contemporary home in Houston. The heart of the 4,562-square-foot residence is an inviting open great room with a fireplace, Wolf appliances, and a dazzling chandelier in the windowed dining area. Adding to the appeal are a second-level family room, a study or fifth bedroom, a dedicated wine room, and a covered patio with a vaulted ceiling and an outdoor kitchen that encourages stylish alfresco living and entertaining.


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