Workin’ It: 4 Polished And Practical Home Offices

Simultaneously fabulous and functional, these quiet, contemplative home offices are private retreats designed to increase productivity and inspire new ideas.

Victorian Inspiration in Sonoma

Ginger Martin | Sotheby’s International Realty – St. Helena Brokerage

In the prestigious Armstrong Estates neighborhood of Sonoma, just blocks from the vibrant town Plaza, this renovated 2000 Victorian-style home pays homage to architectural history with its abundant period-inspired details. In addition to four bedrooms and baths, it features multiple patios and balconies, a cook’s kitchen, formal and casual living and dining spaces, a wine cellar, a refreshing pool, a three-car garage with a charming one-bedroom apartment on the upper level, and office with an array of warm wood built-ins and eye-catching accents.

Glass House in the Sky

Nikki Field | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

On the 70th floor of the Deutsche Bank Center’s South Tower, this chic 3,920-square-foot home was designed for sophisticated living and entertaining with sweeping vistas of Central Park, the Hudson River, and the city skyline. Highlights include an expansive corner living room with a cocktail bar, a sunset-view dining room, and a chef’s kitchen with a breakfast area. The six-room primary suite features nearly 100 feet of windows, two spa-like baths, two custom-outfitted dressing rooms, and an office with walls of bookshelves and windows.

Wine Country Idyll

Ginger Martin | Sotheby’s International Realty – St. Helena Brokerage

On the outskirts of the charming town of Yountville, this consummate 6,027-square-foot wine country retreat includes a home, a guesthouse, a swimming pool and spa, a loggia with an outdoor kitchen, gardens, a three-car garage, and an acre of vineyards. The main residence features a magnificent great room with a wet bar and wine room, a relaxed media room, and a secluded, stylish office with a serene view of shady trees and verdant hillsides.

Light-Filled Riverfront Oasis

Christian Bindel | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

Designed by celebrated architect Peter Marino, this distinguished riverfront condominium enjoys exceptional vistas of the East River, Carl Schurz Park, and a dazzling expanse of the city skyline. The living, dining, and family rooms benefit from dramatic views; the chef’s kitchen is outfitted with appliances from Sub-Zero, Miele, and Wolf; and each of the three bedroom suites is a restful retreat. One of the bedrooms easily serves as a light-filled office that gazes at the river through a wall of windows.

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