As we have experienced more hours in our homes than ever before, dads across the country have had time to begin new hobbies or perfect their extracurricular activities. Some dads may have tried their hand at ranching, self-designated themselves as foodie, or even just delved into creative projects. In honor of Father’s Day, Elliman Insider rounded up some of the most outrageous homes across the United States that cater to each hobby.
For the Entertainer
Senada Adzem of Douglas Elliman
For the entertainer and the dad who loves to host, this estate has all the bells and whistles making it the perfect spot for endless entertainment. Listed by Senada Adzem of Douglas Elliman, 9192 Rockybrook Way features a 250,000 gallon salt water pool inspired by the Wynn Las Vegas, a club room with a bar, card table and billiards table, a cigar room, a cinema-style theater room and even a two-lane bowling alley in the massive children’s lounge.
For the Fitness Junkie
Keith Copley, Gavin Shiminski,
Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of Douglas Elliman
Calling all fitness dads. This single-family townhome features a state-of-the-art gym with all the equipment needed to keep dad in shape. Listed for $28,750,000 with Kevin, Copley, Gavin Shiminski, Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of Douglas Elliman, this newly renovated, 5-story single-family townhouse with approximately 6,800 square feet includes a large lushly-landscaped garden, private balconies, and fabulous roof deck with a 6-foot marble plunge pool. This exceptional residence offers four wood burning fireplaces, a 600+ bottle wine cellar monitored by a WineSmart system, a massage room for post workout muscle relaxation, and a Tensui water filtration system which services the entire homes water supply.
For the Relaxer
Enzo Morabito of Douglas Elliman
For the dad who is all about self-care and rest and relaxation, this Hamptons estate offers a finished lower level with a spa, sauna, steam room and massage room. There is also a gym and home theater should dad want to work out before relaxing, or watch a movie post-steam room. The estate contains 10+ bedrooms, 15.5 bathrooms, a grand foyer, music room, living room, formal dining, double-height ceilings, 9 fireplaces, Australian Cypress hardwood floors and French doors. Listed with Enzo Morabito for $12,000,000, this estate will have dad in zen mode all year long.
For the Creative
Marian Lansburgh and Jennifer Engel of Douglas Elliman
Nestled among the luxury mountains of Aspen, Colorado is the ideal home for the creative dad. This home has plenty of space for hosting gatherings, featuring art or simply enjoying the views. Expansive white walls, stunning skylights and plenty of interior lighting options offer the perfect space to display your art collection. This private contemporary home is elegant and chic with the finest views in Starwood. Seclusion awaits you on these two parcels of land (4.5 acres total) that include your own botanical gardens terraced thoughtfully throughout the backyard. The living areas look out to a stunning sculpture garden with stone pathways, a meandering stream and two architectural bridges.
For the Foodie
Beverley Toepke and Alexander Glazer of Douglas Elliman
For all the food-loving aspiring chefs, this 5.38 acre property in premier mid-country Greenwich is a masterfully-designed custom home with extraordinary attention to detail. The gourmet chef’s kitchen boasts walls of marble and luxurious copper finishes, includes a Miele coffee station, cooking range, wine fridge and more. And for the chef who prefers grilling outside, the home comes complete with an outdoor, built-in BBQ on a stone terrace next to the saltwater pool.
For the Rancher
Karla Miller of Douglas Elliman
Welcome to the iconic Berger Ranch, complete with its own British pub. This 91+ acre functioning cattle and cutting ranch features a stunning French-country manor. Nestled among manicured French gardens and mature arbors, the home is crafted from the finest materials and high-end finishes. Luxury abounds throughout; from the reclaimed 19th-century wrought iron to the hand-painted vignettes, no detail has been overlooked. Includes a home theater, parlor, wine room, solarium, British pub, game room, elevator, loggia and pool.