Art / Lifestyle February 12, 2022

Top Shelf: 5 Homes With Enviable Closets

In locales from Manhattan to San Francisco, these homes feature exceptional closets that provide a proper place for carefully curated clothing collections.

Impeccable Style in Pacific Heights

San Francisco, California | Tania ToubbaSotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

This inviting four-level home on one of the most desirable blocks in Pacific Heights has been carefully updated while maintaining respect for its architectural history. Among the highlights are stylish entertaining spaces, a light-filled kitchen, two family rooms, multiple decks, a delightful garden hideaway, and a two-car garage. The six bedrooms include a lower-level guest suite with a kitchenette and a serene primary suite with a sitting area, a spa-inspired bathroom, and a luxurious room-sized closet with walls of mirrored closets and a bay window.

Elegant Houston Haven

Houston, Texas | Cindy BurnsMartha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty 

Spacious and elegant, this custom Mediterranean-inspired home in Houston encourages grand entertaining while allowing for effortless day-to-day living in a chic setting. Hosts will appreciate formal living and dining rooms, professionally equipped main and catering kitchens, the temperature-controlled wine cellar, a cocktail bar, a loggia with an outdoor kitchen, and a sunny poolside terrace. One of four bedrooms, the luxurious primary suite includes a lavish bath and a walk-in closet featuring custom millwork, richly hued hardwood floors, and convenient glass doors.

Upper East Side Townhouse

New York, New York | Maria LopezSotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

On a lovely tree-lined Upper East Side street, this six-floor, seven-bedroom townhouse is filled with welcome natural light and benefits from a private backyard garden. It offers living and dining rooms on the parlor floor, a versatile space on the garden level, a fifth-floor atrium with a wet bar, and a sixth-level gym opening to a south-facing roof deck. On the third floor, a study accompanies the primary suite, which includes a dazzling dressing room with a crystal chandelier and walls of mirrored closets.

Inspiring Houston Palazzo

Houston, Texas | Nicole Brende & Neal HamilMartha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty 

This five-bedroom home on a coveted block in the leafy environs of Tanglewood recalls the palazzi of Italy. Among its inviting spaces are a theater, a gym with a steam room and a juice bar, a game and media room, and an outdoor kitchen and grilling area. The owner’s suite is a peaceful retreat with hardwood floors, a fireplace, a sitting area, a coffee bar, a bath with a shower and a jetted tub, and a room-size walk-in closet designed by Programme Martin.

Chic Connecticut Compound

Greenwich, Connecticut | Leslie McElwreathSotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

This five-bedroom early-20th-century home has been stylishly renovated for modern living. It offers a gourmet kitchen, living and dining rooms, a family room, a solarium with original leaded-glass windows, and a primary suite with a fireplace, a spa-like marble bath, and dressing room with a coffee bar and versatile, artfully detailed built-ins. The surrounding 2.3-acre grounds include a pool and spa, terraces with an outdoor kitchen and a fire pit, a two-bedroom guesthouse, and a detached garage with a studio and full bath.


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