Earlier this month, Douglas Elliman and global partner Knight Frank Residential launched the 2017 U.S. edition of The Wealth Report. Among its many lifestyle findings, the report reveals that wine has officially surpassed classic cars as the world’s most desirable luxury item. Consequentially, making in-home wine cellars a hot commodity in the real estate marketplace. Below are five current Douglas Elliman listings:
This immaculate wine cellar is the size of most movie theaters. Equipped with a hanging chandelier, it has the capacity to hold up to 2,000 bottles of wine. The grand estate it is located within is part of the exclusive and famous gated community of Bradbury Estates. Comprised of two master suites, five guest suites, chef’s kitchen and a two-story library, this property has every amenity in the book. There is a spectacular infinity-edge pool, fifteen-person spa, guesthouse, ten-car garage, pool house, 3-D theater, poker lounge, trout pond, firing range, oak paneled elevator, and of course, an impeccable wine cellar. Agent is available for interview. See listing link above for more details.
This decadent wine cellar is just one of the extravagant amenities this beachfront estate has to offer. With storage for over 3,000 bottles, the cellar also doubles as a tasting room based on the antique table and chairs placed in the center of it. This European-inspired home commands breathtaking views at every turn with the Atlantic Ocean in its backyard. Equipped with six bedrooms and 7.5 baths, this home is truly in a league of its own. Other amazing features include a private yacht dockage, theater room, fitness center, resort style pool and a separate oceanfront cottage with a grand entertaining loggia alongside the pool. Both agent and owner are available for interview. See listing link above for more details.
With built in storage for 50+ cases of wine, this Mediterranean inspired cellar is a true entertainer’s delight. The room is constructed with corked flooring and strategically cut stucco walls. It is placed within a one-of-a-kind four-bedroom home that is an absolute masterpiece. Completely rebuilt with amazing hand-carved wood details throughout, its features include a chef’s kitchen, mahogany elevator, butler’s pantry, three-car heated garage, oversized patio and an enormous gallery space that leads into the uniquely designed wine cellar. Both agent and owner are available for interview. See listing link above for more details.
This custom-designed, 2,500-bottle wine cellar is certainly not lacking in detail. From the trompe l’oeil painted doors, to the immaculate wall mural and stone tiled ceiling, it is truly a work of art. There is a small bar with a copper sink situated in the center of the cellar, as well as a back-door emergency exit. All of this is located within an exquisite limestone four-bedroom townhouse on the Upper East Side. Its other amenities include an elegant wrought-iron gated entry, curved grand staircase, library, media room, cigar room, exercise room, chef’s kitchen, breakfast room, and privet-lined garden, among other things. Agent is available for interview. See listing link above for more details.
This luxury rental property has a fantastic wine cellar that has been completely stocked by the master sommelier from the Five Diamond, Five Star rated resort, Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado. The cellar is strategically organized and labeled by wine region, making it easy to find your favorite bottle. The property is available for daily, weekly or monthly rental. Its features include a home theatre, chef’s kitchen, gym, formal dining room, living room, office, oversized master suite with hot tub and three guest suites. Agent is available for interview. See listing link above for more details.