On the Market: Best Home Libraries

These properties are more than just a gorgeous place to call home. Each one has an impressive library that will encourage you to remain seated, continue reading, and not want to leave the comfort of your own book collection. These homes remind us that a library is more than a place for just books—artwork, comfortable seating, and stylish furniture all make for your most comfortable go-to spot.

New York

Museum Tower, 15 West 53rd St, 29AF/30A

Price:  $19,995,000

4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | 1 Half Bathroom

This light-filled library includes a full wall of mahogany shelves, inspiring guests to spend hours reading. Artwork and a conversational area make this library inviting for people to gather. The rest of the home is defined by its perfect flow and abundant natural light that gives both a warm, yet modern feeling.

207 East 71st St

Price: $13,500,000

8 Bedrooms | 8 Bathrooms | 1 Half Bathroom

This home includes a beautifully paneled library with etched glass entry panels along with a wood burning fireplace. The ambiance creates an inviting space to read, write, or relax. The nearby living room includes floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a wide and private garden.

 

258 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill

Price: $32,000,000

5 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms | 1 Half Bathroom

This dramatic two-story library welcomes you right as you enter the home. The dark panels and fireplace add to the overall contrast against the lush outdoor scenery. Residents and guests can walk the nature path from the home to the waterside’s large dock, a perfect launch point for kayaks and motor boats.

325 West 76th St

Price: $9,950,000

6 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

This home hosts a handsome library with floor-to-ceiling shelving and a gas fireplace as well as a cheery greenhouse and balcony. A ladder makes books easily accessible, while a corner desk offers a convenient space for writing or working. Beautiful lighting ensures that residents are able to clearly see book titles, while the balcony offers a great place to bring the reading outdoors.

Florida

6011 Le Lac Road, Boca Raton

Price: $25,000,000

7 Bedrooms | 10 Bathrooms | 9 Half Bathrooms

Resort-style landscaping make this home an oasis. An elegant and spacious library help to add to the exclusive feel of the home, so that one can escape into not only books, but into the property itself. Multiple desks and seating areas open the library to many, and can make it a place of both business and leisure reading.

Find your next home with an inspiring library today.

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