Conjuring thoughts of lush grass, leafy groves, and regal forests, green is a soothing, refreshing hue that imbues any space with cheer, optimism, and a perpetual reminder that spring and summer are always right around the corner.
Classic Style in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow
San Francisco, California / Gael Bruno, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage
Early-20th-century details and sleek contemporary style combine in this appealing two-bedroom getaway in the vibrant Cow Hollow neighborhood. Both comfortable and elegant, the main living area features high ceilings, abundant natural light, and garden views and includes a dining area with a handsome vintage cabinet. Boasting top-caliber appliances and chic modern cabinetry in a sophisticated light-green hue, the kitchen encourages culinary pursuits and enjoys direct access to the building’s enchanting gardens and terrace.
New York, New York / Allison B. Koffman, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage
Every element of this dazzling four-bedroom home in the highly desirable Imperial House has been impeccably designed and finished. A bastion of stylish entertaining, it features an expansive living area with an antiqued mirror and cerused oak television surround, a dining room, a chef’s kitchen, an adjoining sunroom with banquette seating, and a custom wet bar with brass inlays, a black marble countertop, and lacquered cabinetry in eye-catching green.
Luxurious Los Angeles Living
Los Angeles, California / Anthony Paradise, Sotheby’s International Realty – Sunset Strip Brokerage
This magnificent modern oasis enjoys the privacy of a gated drive and front walk, sweeping vistas, and a large lush backyard with an alluring pool, mature landscaping, an outdoor kitchen, a grilling area, and a spacious deck with a fire pit. Nearly every room—from a chef’s kitchen with colorful cabinetry to the home theater and entertaining loft—features oak floors and custom finishes. The home offers five restful bedrooms, and its five baths include one finished in a soothing serene green.
Brooklyn at Its Best
Brooklyn, New York / Kristi Ambrosetti, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage
Retaining the classic period details of Brooklyn’s yesteryear yet dedicated to contemporary comfort, this Neo-Renaissance townhome adjacent to Prospect Park offers four generous bedrooms, an office, a full basement, and living and dining rooms, and many spaces boast hardwood floors, original moldings, and other prewar architectural details. The peaceful sitting room features one of several vintage decorative mantels, which creates an elegant accent for a delightfully vibrant green tile fireplace surround.
Seaside Storybook Charm
Carmel By the Sea, California / Michael Canning, Sotheby’s International Realty – Carmel Rancho Brokerage
On the brink of the beach and the waves, this four-bedroom oceanfront hideaway in the coveted community of Carmel by the Sea is filled with classic charm. Highlights include a living room with a Juliet balcony, a handsome dining room, a cozy den, an office, and a spacious, inviting kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and colorful cabinetry that mirrors the hues of the enveloping trees. The sunny backyard is equipped with a warming fireplace and a relaxing hot tub.