<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Open House]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:46:52 -0500 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:46:52 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Inside Sugar Hill Farm]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:44:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-02-20+at+5.42.58+PM.png Just an hour outside New York City, you'll find a magnificent, colonial home known as Sugar Hill Farm. It dates back to the 1700s and is an artful marriage of old and new. It even features a working barn. This episode of Open House was taped at 225 5th Ave., New York. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[An 1850s Townhouse With Modern Touches]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:43:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-02-20+at+5.40.32+PM.png Let's take a tour of 32 Grove, a townhouse in West Village. Built in the 1850s, some of the architectural elements from the past are still perfectly intact, including original, ornate plaster, glass-paned doors and marble mantels. This episode of Open House was taped at 225 5th Ave., New York. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Combo of Classic Modern and Grandeur]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:57:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-02-20+at+5.37.44+PM.png We're in San Francisco at 2604 Pacific Avenue at a home with one of the best views in the city. This Victorian home was remodeled, but kept its elaborate period features from the late 1800s. This episode of Open House was taped at 225 5th Ave., New York. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[Clean and Classic Home Design]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:44:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2015-02-20+at+4.16.58+PM.png Up-and-coming interior designer Anna Burke, who is known for making homes look collected and not decorated, incorporates clean and classic sensibility into her client's Upper East Side home. Take a look! This episode of Open House was taped at 225 5th Ave., New York. View the listing. ]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:55:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2015-02-19+at+3.22.06+PM.png Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[Inside Elyse Walker's Venice Beach Home]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:18:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/open-house-elyse-walker.jpg She's known for putting together covet-worthy looks and her store, Elyse Walker Boutique, in Pacific Palisades, is stocked with the latest trends from top designers. It's no surprise her own personal closet in her Venice Beach home is every girl's dream!]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: Stylish Living With The Azrias]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:27:18 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/OHNYC1230AMaxAzriaStill.jpg Lubov Azria, chief creative office of BCBG Max Azria Group, gives host Sara Gore a tour of her exquisite west coast home. ]]> <![CDATA[Sue Wong Restores Hollywood Home With Cultural Touches]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Sue-Wong.jpg Fashion designer Sue Wong is known for her vintage-influenced cocktail dresses and gorgeous evening gowns. We head to Hollywood to take a look inside her 1920s mansion she lovingly restored to its former Hollywood glory. This episode of Open House was taped at 502 Park Ave., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Living: At Home with Fashion Designer Corey Lynn Calter]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:43:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Corey-Lynn.jpg Just like her runway collections, when it comes to her home design, Corey Lynn Calter mixes vibrant colors, prints, and whimsical accessories to create a warm, livable space that's fun for the entire family. This episode of Open House was taped at 222 East 62nd St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Designer Lorena Sarbu's Colorful Design]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:41:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Lorena-Sarbu.jpg We're in Beverly Hills at the home of fashion designer Lorena Sarbu. The Romanian native exquisitely combines gorgeous fabrics, unique textures and intricate embellishments to create stunning designs. She turned to interior designer David Dalton to bring. a touch of that impeccable style into her own home. This episode of Open House was taped at 502 Park Ave., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[A Former Hat Factory Turned Stylish Home]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:22:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_1290_B_DL_ROGER_DE_CABROL.jpg Interior designer Roger de Cabrol turned a former hat factory into a chic living space. He used the building's industrial features and his client's extensive art collection to create a unique and eclectic design. This episode of Open House was taped at 1725 York Ave., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Enjoy Two Full Floors of Luxury]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:33:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_1290_A_SQFT_66_EAST_11.jpg 66 East 11th is a one-of-a-kind triplex that features four bedroom each with its own en suite bathroom. Everything is grand in this incredible space. This episode of Open House was taped at 1725 York Ave., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Villa Oliveto Is Resort-Style Living at Its Finest]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:36:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OPEN_HOUSE_NATIONAL_5280_A_SQFT_VILLA_OLIVETO.jpg Villa Oliveto is a private estate located within the gates of PGA West, a playground for Hollywood's high-profile celebrities and presidents. The property is surrounded by the Santa Rosa Mountains and inside you'll find impeccable features. This episode of Open House was taped at 1725 York Ave., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[A Cosmopolitan Oasis on Iconic Shore]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:34:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1755_OCEAN_AVE_STILL%5B2%5D.jpg 1755 Ocean Ave is located on Santa Monica's iconic shore. This penthouse features nearly two thousand square feet of private terrace with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[A Contemporary Compound With City and Ocean Views]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:28:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OPEN_HOUSE_NATIONAL_5280_B_SQFT_2161_SUNSET_PLAZA.jpg 2161 Sunset Plaza is a gem in the Hollywood Hills with floor-to-ceiling windows, disappearing walls, and plenty of space for outdoor dining. ]]> <![CDATA[Get Transported To Tranquility]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:18:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_1290_D_SQFT_3_STAR_FARM.jpg 3 Star Farm Road in Purchase, NY is a retreat built for indoor and outdoor entertaining. It even features a Japanese Tea House where you can retreat to for ultimate peace and quiet.]]> <![CDATA[Tour a Historic Home With Modern Touches]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:17:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_1290_E_56_CLAPBOARD_RIDGE.jpg 56 Clapboard Ridge in Greenwich, Connecticut, sits on nearly five acres of lush land. The wonders have spent several years renovating to keep the best of its historic elements, while adding modern day amenities. ]]> <![CDATA[A Stylish Winter Retreat In St. Martin]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:54:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1289H-OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_A_DL_VANESSA_DELEON_WEB.jpg Interior designer Vanessa Deleon wanted to create a winter retreat for her client by making the home modern, timeless and glamorous all at the same time. ]]> <![CDATA[Casa de la Playa Is The Ultimate Escape]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:15:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1289H-OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_E_SQFT_CASA_DE_LA_PLAYA_WEB.jpg Casa de la Playa on Saint Martin is a beachfront property on the French side of the island situated on nearly four acres and boasts 15,000 square feet of living space. You'll find ocean views from every room and resort-style amenities. ]]> <![CDATA[Villa Little Bay Is Island Living at Its Finest]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:55:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1289H-OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_C_SQFT_OCTAVIUS_RICHARDSON_ROAD_WEB.jpg We're in St. Maarten, the Dutch side of the island and get ready to tour a sprawling home known as Villa Little Bay. This home is exquisitely designed and features plenty of outdoor space and even separate apartment for guests. ]]> <![CDATA[Mes Amis Is Your Very Own Slice of Paradise]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:19:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1289H-OPEN_HOUSE_NYC_B_SQFT_MES_AMIS_WEB.jpg We're on the island of St. Martin inside Me Amis a magnificent estate that encompasses two villas spread over seven acres. The cliffside home features amazing views of the Caribbean Sea.]]> <![CDATA[This Week: Take a Trip To St. Martin]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:51:58 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-St-Martin.jpg Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[Detail and Decor Make This Bedford Home]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:23:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1287_A_SQFT_9_HENKERS_FARM.jpg Take a look inside 9 Henkers Farm, an enchanting home in Bedford that's a true feast for the eyes. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Design With Functional Art]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:27:28 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-23+at+1.53.51+PM.png Sasha Bikoff is one of NYC's most promising and in-demand new talents in design. She takes us on a tour of her chic downtown home where there's an eclectic mix of periods and styles and shares tips on how to decorate fearlessly and confidently. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Inside a Grand Country Estate]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:49:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1288_B_SQFT_7_SKYMEADOW_FARM.jpg 7 Sky Meadow Farm is an English Manor style home in Purchase, New York. Surrounded by incredible English gardens, this home is exquisite both inside and out. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Create The Perfect Design Story]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:46:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1288_C_DL_DIANA_RICHARDS.jpg We're Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, to meet up with interior designer Diana Richards who turned to the works of iconic names in design for inspiration to revamp her client's space. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Tour a Colorful Home on Two Acres]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:54:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1288_D_SQFT_16_BURR_SCHOOL_ROAD.jpg At 16 Burr School Rd., you'll find mahogany ceilings, a wall of glass and an open living space with vibrant colors. While outside, you'll discover a unique yet whimsical design. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Escape To This Serene Georgian-Style Home]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:42:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1288_E_SQFT_41_ALPINE_ROAD.jpg Welcome to 41 Alpine, a beautifully handcrafted stone house in Greenwich, Connecticut. The exterior of the home makes a grand statement. It features intricate stone work and large terraces. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[A House Ideal For Relaxation and Entertaining]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:31:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5278_B_SQFT_15301_WHITFIELD_AVENUE_PACIFIC_PALISADES.jpg Tour 15301 Whitfield, a five-bedroom home in the Pacific Palisades with an open floor plan. You'll find amazing views from just about every room. This episode of Open House was hosted from 145 Hudson St., New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Own Mel Gibson’s Former Greenwich Estate]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:15:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mel+Gibson+home+3+1200.jpg

A Greenwich estate that actor Mel Gibson once owned is back on the market.

The 15-bedroom, almost 16,000- square foot Tudor Manor on Old Mill Road in Greenwich is listed for $31.5 million.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has the listing and describes the house as “truly one of the most significant estates available on the East Coast.”

The sprawling home includes 10 bathrooms, a horse stable, a life-size outdoor chess set, a spring-fed lake and much, much more.

Gibson bought the house in 1994 for $9.3 million and sold it in 2010 for $24 million.
 



Photo Credit: Coldwell Banker]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:22:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5278_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[A "Million Dollar" Listing With Incredible Views]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:26:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5277_A_SQFT_101_EMERALD_BAY.jpg Real estate broker James Harris of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" takes us inside one of his latest listings, an incredible Mediterranean influenced home with jaw-dropping views of the Pacific Ocean. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Subtle Meets Style In This City Pad]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:44:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1287_B_DL_JAMES_HUNIFORD.jpg Interior designer James Huniford created a warm and chic apartment in Greenwich Village. He proves that design for everyday living doesn't ever need to sacrifice style. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[The Best of Both Worlds In This Renovated Brownstone]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:11:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1287_C_SQFT_30_W_85TH.jpg 30 W 85th St. is a gorgeous brownstone on the Upper West Side. Original details accent the modern renovation, creating a timeless townhouse that manages to be both distinguished and fun. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Playful and Glamorous In One Gorgeous Design]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:15:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1287_D_DL_VANESSA_DELEON.jpg Interior designer Vanessa Deleon takes us inside her client's home in Franklin Lakes, NJ, where she mixed classic architecture with eye-popping accent pieces to create spaces that are as playful as they are glamorous. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Country and City Living In One Ideal Home]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:37:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1287_E_SQFT_14_NORTH_LAKE_ROAD.jpg 14 North Lake in Armonk, NY is the ideal home. Despite its lakefront country setting, it still feels cosmopolitan. Wit idyllic views from every room, it's easy to forget how close to the city it really is. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Get Inspired By This Unique Industrial Style Loft]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:38:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5277_C_DL_OLIVER_FURTH.jpg Interior designer Oliver Furth shows us around one of his latest creations, an industrial style apartment in Los Angeles designed as a luxury loft. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Visit a Stately Palace in Indian Wells]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:09:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5277_E_SQFT_75131_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. This episode of Open House was taped at 425 W 53rd, New York. View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:23:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5277_PROMOS_WEB.jpg Catch an all-new Open House with host Sara Gore this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[The Tower House Is The Ultimate Eco Estate]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/tower+house.png This unique retreat designed by architect Thomas Gluck, dubbed the Tower House, offer elevated living and uninterrupted mountain views. ]]> <![CDATA[Inside a Dallas Dream Home]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:54:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-02+at+3.15.45+PM.png 40 Braewood in Dallas, TX features an open floor plan that flows serenely from room to room with double height windows that look out onto a beautiful landscape -- makes you forget how to to the city you really are!]]> <![CDATA[A Space Transformed Into a Bachelor Pad]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:34:03 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Keith+Baltimore.jpg We're in Soho to see a super cool and strikingly dramatic loft apartment designed by Keith Baltimore. Keith turned his client's space into the ultimate bachelor pad. ]]> <![CDATA[Tour Mill Basin Mansion]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:49:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-02+at+3.11.06+PM.png This is one of the most unique homes you'll ever see in New York City… and it's in Brooklyn! View the listing.]]> <![CDATA[Visit a Financial District Penthouse With Spa]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:57:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2015-01-02+at+3.08.41+PM.png Visit 40 Broad in NYC's thriving Financial District for a peek at an impressive penthouse adorned with luxurious details culled from all over the world.]]> <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:56:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-12-30+at+1.55.46+PM.png Host Sara Gore recaps the best homes of 2014. Catch the Best of Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area. ]]> <![CDATA[A Penthouse Loft With a Garden In The Sky]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:57:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1285_D_SQFT_263_NINTH_AVENUE.jpg Take a tour of 263 9th Ave., a penthouse loft with over 1,000 square feet of private landscaped outdoor space and a garden in the sky that you won't want to miss. This episode of Open House was taped at 45 East 9th, New York, NY. View the listing.]]>