<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Open House]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usSun, 24 Sep 2017 19:14:37 -0400Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:14:37 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Oceanfront Living in Honolulu]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1397_E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

This home stuns the moment you arrive with modern living areas that flow seamlessly to the expansive lanais and grounds. 5403 Kalanianaole Highway is a sophisticated oceanfront estate designed for luxurious living and grand entertaining both inside and out.

<![CDATA[Beachfront Paradise in Hawaii]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1397_C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re visiting an idyllic home filled with architectural details that dazzle the eye. Lovingly created with a primitive-modern aesthetic, this magnificent estate is a real slice of beachfront perfection.

<![CDATA[Luxury Design in Hawaii]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/1397_D-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Acclaimed interior designer Tony Ingrao takes us on a tour of one of his newest projects -- the grand penthouse atop the architecturally distinct Waiea Tower in the heart of Honolulu. It will take your breath away!

<![CDATA[A Home Fit for a President]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1397_B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're getting a rare look inside the estate that former President Barack Obama and his family chose as their winter White House for two seasons. The home is located on the pristine shores of Kailua Beach and is surrounded by verdant grounds. It features every amenity fit for a presidential retreat.

<![CDATA[Full Episode: Once-In-A-Lifetime Surprises for the Stratton Family]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-09-22+at+1.56.14+PM.png

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<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:21:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5387-WEB-PROMO.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[This Week: Once-In-A-Lifetime Surprises for the Stratton Family]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7707-STRATTON-WEB-PROMO.png In our season premiere of George to the Rescue, we are teaming up with NASCAR and star driver Joey Logano to spearhead a once-in-a-lifetime renovation for deserving homeowners and their child with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Watch the full episode on NBC.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Design Fix]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7713-3M_DESIGN_FIX-WEB.png

Promotional consideration for this episode furnished by:

Gikas Painting and Remodeling
Lakegrown LLC
Lavette's Home Style
Leading Edge Electric
Little Champ Frames
New Life Floors
Watts Up Electrical
West Essex Building Supply Co.

<![CDATA[This Week: Design Fix]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:02:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7713-LARGE_HOLE-WEB_v2.png

George and his team bring their home renovation expertise to some special projects. Watch the full episode on NBC.

<![CDATA[Tech Innovations in Real Estate]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-D-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Coldwell Banker has a history of being innovative. Especially when it comes to all things tech! From smart homes to new apps, here’s a look at what's at the heart of the real estate giant’s technology suite. To see the listing, visit https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/nj/cresskill/22-lambs-ln/pid_16498617/.

<![CDATA[An Edgewater Home with Spectacular Views of NYC]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 We're inside The Pearl, a luxury apartment in Edgewater, which is part of New Jersey’s Hudson River "Gold Coast." Inside you’ll find high-end finishes throughought -- from the hardwood floors to the stone countertops and more. But what captures your eye are these floor-to-ceiling windows that offer open views of the New York City skyline.

<![CDATA[Coldwell Banker's Homes for Dogs Project]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Local Coldwell Banker offices nationwide host events to benefit rescue and adoption organizations. We met up with one in Los Angeles.

<![CDATA[Hawaii Luxury Living]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're in Honolulu, Hawaii where we visited a perfectly preserved mid-century modern masterpiece right on the ocean. That famous aloha spirit takes over right away as you flow between its outdoor and indoor living spaces. This episode of Open House was hosted from 83 N Woodland St, Englewood, NJ.

<![CDATA[Seattle's Most Expensive Home]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re heading to Washington for a tour of a historic mansion that currently is the most expensive home on the market in Seattle. Known as the Sam Hill mansion, it has been renovated to perfection to blend its Old World charm with modern design. One of the most stunning features is the rooftop terrace where you can take in the lake views.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5386-WEB-PROMO.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Inside the Pages of Design Hunting]]> Sat, 02 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1395-NYMAG-FULL-SEGMENT.jpg We are bringing the pages of New York Design Hunting to life. Design Hunting editor Wendy Goodman gets a tour of Delia Brennan's Brooklyn townhome! ]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1395-5385-WEB-PROMO.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Experience Luxury and Serenity at The Chapin Estate]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:10:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-INT-CHAPIN_ESTATE-2_MIN-720p_1200x675_1035065923794.jpg

Discover an unexpected treasure at The Chapin Estate, a gated residential community in the wilds of the Catskills, just ninety minutes from New York City. Become one with nature at your own private retreat. There are several properties available now. To plan your tour, visit http://www.chapinestate.com

<![CDATA[Playful Design for the Newlyweds]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Newlyweds Ryan Serhant of "Million Dollar Listing New York" fame and wife Emilia definitely had some different ideas for their Soho penthouse. So who better to call in than charismatic designer Robin Baron. She was able to marry their distinct tastes – pun intended - and in the process, create a home that is as visually interesting as it is happy.

<![CDATA[Erin Heatherton Shows Us Her Stylish NYC Pad]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Supermodel Erin Heatherton is known for her work with Prada, Victoria’s Secret, and pretty much everyone else. It turns out she also has a knack and real interest for interior design. She completely redesigned her West Village apartment to maximize space, light and, of course, comfort.

<![CDATA[Bryan Batt's Stylish New Orleans Home]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Bryan Batt, who you may recognize from "Mad Men," also happens to be an accomplished interior designer. He is co-owner of a New Orleans home decor boutique called "Hazelnut." He invited Sara Gore inside his home for a tour.

<![CDATA[Tour the Home of a Refinery29 Co-Founder]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1394-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Jessica Romm Perez, editor-in-chief of Domino Magazine, takes us inside the chic, Brooklyn home of Refinery29 Co-Founder Christene Barberich.

<![CDATA[Inside Two Celebrity Baby Nurseries]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1394_A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're taking a look at two gorgeous baby nurseries in New Jersey designed by Vanessa Antonelli. She’s showing us the baby rooms she designed for Angela Simmons and "Dancing with the Stars" couple, Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:51:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-PROMO-WEB.jpeg Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]> <![CDATA[Coldwell Banker's Shine a Spotlight on Their Young Talent]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1393-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Joseph Piccininni, one of Coldwell Banker's 2017 30 Under 30 honorees, has achieves success in sales, philanthropy and leadership.

<![CDATA[Impressive Home Inside a Former Bank Building]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1393-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We join acclaimed designer Tui Pranich at his unique downtown loft apartment. This custom home is located in a former bank building and features many original details which Tui incorporated into his design, including those soaring arched windows. He wanted a home that felt minimal and effortless and he certainly achieved that.

<![CDATA[Man Reinvents Small NY Apartment, Maximizes Every Inch]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:26:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1393-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

For the first time, Keith Baltimore shows us inside his own home! He maximized every inch of his small space. You will be struck by how he re-invented an old New York apartment to accommodate his lifestyle as an NYC professional.

<![CDATA[Maximalist Design in Greenwich Village]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/1393-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Interior designer Sasha Bikoff shows off her live-work duplex in Greenwich Village. Sasha designed her place to inspire her at every turn, embracing a truly maximalist aesthetic. It's wild and whimsical; a one-of-a-kind home to both entertain in and take that client call. This week's episode of Open House was hosted from 520 West 28th Street. It is Zaha Hadid's last project before she died.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:05:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1393_5283-WEB-PROMO.png

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Simsbury Home for Sale Perfect for Entertaining]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:51:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/188*120/19+Cobtail+infinity+pool.png

Photo Credit: Tony Healy of Capture, LLC]]>
<![CDATA[A One-Of-A-Kind Malibu Compound]]> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1392-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re in Malibu at a home nestled on lush landscape with breathtaking views of the ocean and city. This home is perfect for someone looking to create the ultimate compound. Friend of the show David Parnes from Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" takes us on a tour.

<![CDATA[Inside a Watermill Modern Beach House]]> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1392-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

1320 Flying Point is a modern beach house in Watermill perched high upon the dunes over the exact point where Mecox Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.

<![CDATA[Waterfront Beauty in Bedford]]> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1392-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpg

This home takes the idea of lake living to new heights. It features over 250 feet of lake frontage and your own private dock. And you can take in those water views through the floor-to-ceiling windows. This episode of Open House was hosted at 1280 Angelo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:00:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1392-PROMO-WEB.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[A Chic Hamptons Bungalow]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-1391-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 Architect Bryan Young shows us his take on the perfect getaway in the Hamptons.

<![CDATA[How to Plan the Perfect Hamptons Party]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-1391-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Seri Kertzner of Little Miss Party Planner is sharing tips and style secrets for hosting a swanky backyard soiree... Hamptons style!

<![CDATA[An Artist's Home in the Hamptons]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-1391-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're at the quaint home of artist Keith Sonnier. Situated on nearly two acres, this farmhouse serves as inspiration for his art and sculptors, which are featured at museums and art galleries around the world.

<![CDATA[A Home Filled With Bold Color and Geometry]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-1391-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're touring the Bridgehampton home of architect Preston Phillips.The design of his home is based on the De Stijl art movement of the early 20th century. It features the prominent use of bold colors, geometry and clean lines.

<![CDATA[The Hamptons Home of Fashion Designer Elie Tahari]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-1391-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're in Sagaponack at the oceanfront home of fashion designer Elie Tahari. With a comfy beach vibe, beautiful grounds and ocean access, this is true Hamptons living at its finest!

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:13:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1391-REVISED-WEB-PROMO.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC with guest host Luann D'Agostino. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[At Home With Susan Lucci]]> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Open+Houose.00_41_32_06.Still014.jpg

Iconic soap opera actress Susan Lucci from "All My Children" invites Sara to her Hamptons home for a special tour and shows Sara the personal things that make a house a home.

<![CDATA[Billy Joel's West Palm Beach Getaway]]> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1390-D-DL-BILLY_JOEL_HOUSE.jpg

We are at the beach home of Billy Joel. Located in the West Palm Beach area of Florida, this serene villa is the ideal getaway for this true New Yorker. With the calm currents of the intracoastal waterway on one side, and the rolling blue waves of Atlantic on the other, it's the perfect spot for boaters and beach bums alike. Inside, the home is filled with custom details that dazzle the eye. Every space treads the line between luxurious and laid back.

<![CDATA[Inside the Legendary Greta Garbo's Home]]> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1390-C-SQFT-450_EAST_52ND.jpg

We take a rare look at the New York abode of an icon from Hollywood's Golden Age. This classic floor-through apartment is perched high above the East River and boasts cinematic views of the city. This timeless treasure was also perfectly preserved with the glamorous owner's own furnishings and décor.

<![CDATA[Clive Davis's Home Designed by Greg Schriefer]]> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1390-B-SQFT-GREG_SCHRIEFER.jpg

We tour the home of music industry titan Clive Davis. Designer Greg Schriefer created the duplex to be a timeless celebration of entertaining and art. The home is filled with dazzling surprises across its expansive layout that swirl around a show-stopping coiled staircase.

<![CDATA[Inside "Real Housewife" Kandi Burruss's Atlanta Home]]> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Open+Houose.00_02_28_29.Still013.jpg

Step inside with Kandi Burruss, singer-songwriter and also one of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta," as she takes us on a tour of her Atlanta home. This week's episode of Open House was hosted at 357 W 17th St, New York, NY.

<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:13:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-5380-WEB_PROMO.jpg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

<![CDATA[Tips for Buying a Home on the Green]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1389-A-INT-COLDWELL_BANKER_GOLF.jpg

Believe it or not, when searching for a home on the golf course, there's a ton of things to consider. Cara Ameer from Coldwell Banker is giving us some helpful tips on what to do when when you want live on the links, while standing in a fabulous golf estate. Check it out ! 727 S Burlingame Ave Los Angeles, CA. This episode of Open House was filmed at 15 East 26th Street, 15A, New York, NY.

<![CDATA[Live With Stunning Waterfront and Golf Course Views]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1389-B-SQFT-85_OLD_SAUGATUCK.jpg

We go behind the doors of this gorgeous home with stunning waterfront and golf course views.

<![CDATA[Visit a Stately Palace in Indian Wells]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1389-C-131_PEPPERWOOD.jpg

131 Pepperwood is a luxurious estate that offers more than 8,000 square feet of interiors with distinct design and architectural touches throughout. The inside and outside blend seamlessly together so that its pool, spa, and stunning views actually become part of the entertaining spaces.

<![CDATA[A Hamptons Mansion Designed by Randy Kemper and Tony Ingrao]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1389-D-SQFT-TWIN_PEAKS.jpg

Twin Peaks is one of the Hamptons' newest impressive estates. Sitting on over four acres, with everything you can think of and more inside, this home sets the bar for Southampton real estate. The jaw-dropping interiors were done by Tony Ingrao and Randy Kemper. Randy gives us a tour of the property designed and built by Kean Development.