Ringing in the New Year | Home Bar Rooms

Whether indoors as part of a home’s lounge area or game room, or outdoors and poolside, a home bar is the ultimate place to relax and unwind.  As 2015 comes to a close and we look forward to ringing in 2016, imagine celebrating the New Year at one of these luxurious home bars.

Bars 1 - Australia

Price Upon Request | Queensland, Australia | Gold Coast Sotheby’s International Realty

Australia – Called “Villa Blue Waters,” this grand residence in Queensland was designed for large-scale entertaining and features a commercial-sized granite cocktail bar.  The home also includes a St. Tropez-style marble entertaining area, Teppanyaki cabana, 40-foot resort-style mosaic pool and spa, surround-sound home cinema and a fully-integrated entertainment system and LED light system throughout.  In addition, there is a professional-grade chef’s kitchen with imported Gaggenau and Zanussi appliances.

Bars 2 - Indiana

$2,500,000 USD | Carmel, Indiana | Encore Sotheby’s International Realty

Indiana – The lower level of this 10,608-square-foot home boasts an intricate, antique bar circa 1800.  The bar is fully-equipped with a Sub Zero refrigerator, ice maker and beer tap.  The home additionally features a wine room set behind glass doors that is built upon slate floors and houses thousands of bottles of wine.  Ideal for entertaining, there is also a library, game room equipped with a full bar and a built-in TV screen, an authentic theater room, an outdoor pool and a patio overlooking the ninth hole of the nearby Pete Dye Crooked Stick Golf Course.

Bars 3 - Thailand

฿43,000,000 THB | Phuket, Thailand | Hunter Sotheby’s International Realty

Thailand – Located on the west coast of Phuket, this villa boasts both indoor and outdoor living space.  Adjacent to the private swimming pool is an outdoor sala, BBQ area and a poolside bar.  Inside, there are four en-suite bedrooms, a spacious living and dining area and a fully-equipped contemporary kitchen.

Bars 4 - South Carolina

$8,800,000 USD | Okatie, South Carolina | Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty

South Carolina – This 12,905-square-foot estate is situated on 119 acres of land and features a replica of an Old English Pub just off the main residence.  The pub includes a re-assembled antique bar that was dismantled and shipped from England, Cedar shake roofing, cement stone exterior and a fireplace.  Across the property there is also a caretaker’s cottage, a barn, stables with an equestrian facility and a waterfront dock with private access to the nearby Harbor River.

Bars 5 - California

$45,000,000 USD | Laguna Beach, California | HOM Sotheby’s International Realty

California – Situated atop a costal bluff and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the lower level of this opulent estate has a game room with a full bar and a glass-encased commercial wine cellar.  The home spans over 9,500 square-feet and has high-end finishes throughout including Wenge wood, onyx slabs, custom mosaic tile, natural stone, custom lighting, floating staircase and a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and exotic wood cabinetry.  One of 13 private homes in the Montage Resort, owners of the property have access to all resort amenities including concierge and housekeeping services, engineering support and full use of the spa and pool.

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