Having ample storage in a home is a priority for many buyers. A walk-in closet in the primary suite, a spacious garage and a sizable pantry are all attractive amenities in a residence. A desirable feature of a property is also an impressive wine cellar or wine room.
For anyone who loves to host lavish dinner parties or curl up with a good book and an excellent glass of pinot noir, a place to store wine correctly is a necessity. Luckily for all the wine lovers out there, there are plenty of luxurious homes that boast large wine cellars and rooms for every oenophile. Here are five gorgeous properties with wine storage that would impress even the most knowledgeable of sommeliers.
1. Lake Oswego Waterfront Home
Luxury knows no bounds at this Lake Oswego waterfront masterpiece. The main living area of the estate boasts a temperature-controlled custom-designed wine room with flooring made of Italian, nonreflective porcelain tiles. The elegant space has pristine glass walls, attractive matte black wine shelves and can hold up to 2,800 bottles. The wine storage doesn’t end there—in the kitchen there are two Sub-Zero wine fridges, proving this newly constructed home is a wine lover’s paradise.
Other notable features of the home include 6,405 square feet of living space and an opulent primary suite with a private deck and heated Italian porcelain tiles in the en suite bathroom. The backyard of the home is as lovely as a resort, with a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, sparkling pool and boathouse with a rooftop deck.
2. La Estrella del Mar
A beachside haven awaits you in La Jolla, California. The four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home features a stunning cellar that can hold 950 bottles of your favorite wine. “La Estrella del Mar” is located in the historic Beach Barber Tract neighborhood and was gorgeously restored in 2005. With its arched doorways, antique Puebla tiles and beamed ceilings, La Estrella del Mar is a work of architectural and design art. The primary suite features breathtaking ocean views and a spa-level bathroom with a Beaumaniere limestone walk-in, separate Kallista clawfoot bathtub and steam shower. The home harmoniously blends indoor and outdoor living with a courtyard and multiple patios and balconies. The backyard features an outdoor shower with Talavera tiles and is the ideal place to rinse off after a dip in the ocean.
3. Santa Barbara Hacienda
If you’re going to live in California wine country, you must have a home that can store all of your bottles. This classic 1925 hacienda designed by renowned architectural designer A.B. Harmer is worthy of its Santa Barbara address. The gorgeous custom-built wine room can hold an impressive 2,000 bottles. The home is located on 1.3 acres of gorgeous Santa Barbara land in the Hope Ranch community, surrounded by views of beautiful oak trees and the Santa Ynez mountains. The home has beautifully beamed ceilings and a cozy fireplace in the main living area. The kitchen has gorgeous light and plenty of room for cooking. The pool in the backyard features a stunning view of the mountains and the vibrant landscape on the grounds is an enchanting backdrop for the home.
4. “Kokera” Estate in Australia
This five-bedroom, four-bathroom estate in New South Wales, Australia, has an adjoining climate-controlled wine cellar that can house an impressive 2,000 bottles. Visit your cellar and pick your favorite bottle to enjoy with a stellar view of the Alexandra Bay and Lane Cove River. The main house spreads over five stories and features several original fireplaces and high ceilings, which create an atmosphere of lived-in grandeur. There is plenty to do at this estate, with a full tennis court and heated pool and spa. The home is a lovely blend of traditional charm and updated, modern elegance.
5. The Country Sophisticate
A gorgeous and spacious wine cellar is one of the many incredible features of this Australian country estate. Not only will you have your own wine cellar, but you will also have your very own vineyard. Nestled on a whopping 27 acres, the passion project and home of designer Gil Griffiths are immaculately designed and built with clean and modern interiors. The privacy and seclusion is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy the quiet country life without compromising glamour and luxury. The spotless outdoor pool, beautiful kitchen and stunning primary suite await you and your loved ones.