On the Market: 7 Homes with Incredible Libraries

Who said you can’t judge a book by its cover? The libraries in these homes are as incredible as they seem at first glance.


6 Little Cove Place – Greenwich, CT | $5,495,000

Architectural masterpiece, designed on the water with views & vistas of Little Cove and NYC skyline; approx-4000-sq-ft. Immediately upon entering the house, the glazed octagonal multi-volume space serves double-duty as an entry and a library with custom chandelier.The open plan takes you to the living room, dining room, kitchen, all encased in glass w views.The wine cellar is incorporated into the staircase, leading you up to the the Master Suite which is 1500 sq. ft. of water views. Two other bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms complete the second floor.


2953 Hurlingham Drive – Wellington, FL | $13,750,000

Custom designed home with immense green space on two lots totaling 1.39 acres in desirable Palm Beach Polo Club. Located in the quiet Bridle Path neighborhood and backing up to gorgeous views of the 92 acre Cypress Tree preserve, there is no end to its peaceful feeling of serenity. The house is designed with an abundance of living areas, sitting areas, patios, large kitchen plus butler’s pantry, and outdoor space, making it ideal for entertaining. A guest house can easily be added, leaving more than enough open, green land on this lot. Measurements are approximate.


9 Prospect Park West, 4B – Park Slope, NY | $2,550,000

Enjoy the generously proportioned eat in kitchen outfitted with chef grade appliances such as a Viking range, Miele oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher. This expansive chefs kitchen also boasts custom shaker cabinetry, beautiful quartz countertops throughout and banquette seating. Appreciate the convenience of your large pantry/home office area where you will find generously proportioned side by side GE washer and dryer and ample amounts of additional storage.

Nestle up with a good book in your expansive living room which is complete with an impeccably maintained decorative fireplace. Appreciate the ease and versatility of the smartly designed grand scale dining room (or third bedroom). Additionally, there are two bedrooms located in the north west wing of the residence. Each bedroom has en-suite bathrooms perfectly outfitted with Calcatta Gold Marble, recessed shelving, Kohler toilets and excellent natural light.

New York City

20 East 20th Street, PH – Flatiron District, NY | $4,500,000

Spanning the entire top floor of this boutique cooperative is your new home with architectural?design elements that create a bespoke offering for this truly New York loft. This residence offers over 3,000 square feet of interior living space, an incredible skylight that spans 30 feet long with views of the tops of gorgeous glass buildings, a full wall of oversized, north facing windows, exposed brick and so much more.

The chef’s kitchen has its own skylight and ample storage with dark tone finishes and stainless-steel appliances. Enjoy entertaining around the kitchen with the bar or in the dining area that can easily fit a 15-person round or long table. The space offers plenty of room for an additional seating area if desired between this space and the additional living space- where you will find a double height library encased in wood an oversized living room. This home comes complete with laundry, hardwood floors, video intercom and exposed pipe heating.

983 Park Avenue, 10B – Upper East Side, NY | $6,995,000

For the most discerning of buyers, this exquisitely renovated 9-room residence featuring 3 generously proportioned bedrooms, 4 full windowed baths and one half-bath, gracious living room, library, formal dining room, and enormous windowed eat-in kitchen with separate breakfast area plus staff room with full windowed bath, has been meticulously designed by a renowned top AD100 interior designer. The tasteful entry foyer leads into a grand gallery with white oak floors in chevron pattern and four spacious coat closets with antique mirrors. A gracious living room with sunny southern exposures features over-sized windows, coffered ceilings, and a wood-burning fireplace with a stunning antique marble mantelpiece. The living room connects seamlessly to the library which has lit built-in shelving with striking Venetian plaster walls. The chic powder room has cerused oak and white venetian plaster walls, leather covered door and a deep brass sink with vintage hardware.


25636 Oak Meadow Drive – Valencia, CA | $5,500,000

Redefining world-class style and elegance, this private and custom-built estate of incomparable quality is located in the exceptional gated community of Westridge Estates, in the prestigious Stevenson’s Ranch area. Designed by Russel Tyner of Houston / Tyner, this residence of 10,500+ SF features 5 bedrooms/7 baths, including a maid’s room, with five fireplaces and is on just under 1 acre of land. This light-filled property welcomes you with stunning city and Oak Reserve views seen throughout the home, an expansive two story library/office, a large, beautifully appointed kitchen with top of the line appliances, an inviting family room with detailed, rustic elements, an authentic bar w billiards table and juke box and a grand entry hall. Further amenities include a gym, swimming pool, a fountain and water fall as well as an outdoor grill and dining area. All is highlighted with only the finest materials and blended with rich woods, hand-cut stone, soaring ceilings and warmth.


183 East Fork Lane – Snowmass Village, CO | $22,950,000

This is an irreplaceable, click-in, click-out Two Creeks slope-side estate with expansive views. Dramatic mountain contemporary home with guest house—elegant and luxurious, yet cozy—accessed by a circular snowmelt driveway. Only the finest materials and craftsmanship throughout, integrating remarkable stone and beam work with leather accents. Impeccably maintained. This legacy property features spacious rooms with high ceilings, 10 bedrooms and media room. Outside swimming pool and hot tub, multiple expansive stone decks and patios with fire pits and grilling area enhance year round enjoyment. Beautiful mature landscaping with water feature running through the property creates a private sanctuary adjacent to the slopes. This is an ideal family or corporate retreat.

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