<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Open House]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usThu, 28 Jul 2016 12:27:20 -0400Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:27:20 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:03:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5344-Promos-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 Serene Italian-Inspired Home]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-HAMPTONS-SQFT-500_FLYING_POINT_RD.jpg
Nestled between beautiful gardens and grounds in Watermill, you'll find 500 Flying Point Road. This serene villa would fit right in in the hills of Tuscany. Every space - inside and out - has been thoughtfully...]]>
<![CDATA[Designer John Barman's Colorful Hamptons Escape]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-HAMPTONS-DL-JOHN+BARMAN.jpg
John Barman is known for both his use of vibrant colors and for mixing different eras when it comes to furniture and décor. His design aesthetic plays out beautifully in his Sagaponack retreat.]]>
<![CDATA[A Hamptons Mansion Designed by Randy Kemper and Tony Ingrao]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-HAMPTONS-SQFT-DL_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.]]>
<![CDATA[The East Hampton Home of Scott Sanders]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-HAMPTONS-DL-SCOTT_SANDERS.jpg
Scott Sanders designed this home with a neutral palette as not to distract from what the home is all about: the outdoors. With each room thoughtfully designed to accentuate the feeling of outdoors, this...]]>
<![CDATA[Cooking With the Scottos]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-HAMPTONS-HOH-SCOTTOS.jpg
Anthony and Theresa Scotto invited our host, Sara Gore, for a tour of their Hampton Bays home. Sitting right on the water, it's clear that this home was all about two things: the view and entertaining a lot...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:38:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEB_PROMO_5343.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Sprawling Home With the Beach as a Backyard]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1352-A_BLOCK-SQFT-1145_Sagg_Main_Street.jpg
We're taking you inside a sprawling oceanfront compound in Sagaponack in the Hamptons. On one side, you can relax on the pristine white sandy beach, while on the other, enjoy breathtaking views of your...]]>
<![CDATA[An Old Hollywood Estate Renewed to Perfection]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5342-A_BLOCK-SQFT-1141_Maroney_Lane.jpg
Originally built in 1938 by Hollywood actress Virginia Bruce, this home exudes the glamour of bygone days. Although the home has been updated with the finest finishes, it still has some original details -- like...]]>
<![CDATA[Answers to Your Questions About First Time Home Buying]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1352_E_BLOCK_Coldwell_July_Segment_Buyer_101__252138.jpg
If you've been searching for a new home, you know it's a competitive market out there. But there are some things you can do to take the hassle out of finding your dream home. We hit the streets to hear...]]>
<![CDATA[An Ultra Modern Masterpiece]]> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5342-B_BLOCK-SQFT-LA-1307_SIERRA_ALTA_WAY.jpg
We're taking you inside a meticulously crafted Sunset Strip estate. From the moment you enter through the massive front door, you'll feel just how luxurious this home truly is.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:38:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEB_PROMO_1352.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Escape to an Island Paradise]]> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1351_SQFT_A_BLOCK_STEWART-HALL.jpg
While visiting Bermuda, we stopped by the charming town of St. George to visit The Bermuda Perfumery in Stewart Hall. The perfumery owner Isabelle Ramsey-Brackstone takes us around the historic building.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:48:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEB_PROMO_5341.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[An Expansive Home Overlooking the Hudson]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1350_SQFT_A_BLOCK_166_Perry_Street_New_York.jpg
Two apartments were combined to create this gorgeous space.This expansive apartment features over 45-hundred square feet of living space, including five bedrooms and each has an en suite bathroom.]]>
<![CDATA[A Reimagined Townhome on the Upper West Side]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1350_SQFT_B_BLOCK_311_WEST_90TH.jpg
We're heading to a spectacular home on the Upper West Side. This stately Renaissance revival house has been completely reimagined and rebuilt. You'll be wowed by the attention to detail and design of this...]]>
<![CDATA[A Residence Renovated to Perfection]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1350_SQFT_C_BLOCK__1965_Broadway.jpg
This newly renovated home on the Upper West Side has sublime views all around. The designer, Katerina Soukhopalov, says it was designed to be consistent with the European aesthetic and yet embrace the New...]]>
<![CDATA[A Westport Home Designed by Lynne Scalo]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1350_DL_D_BLOCK_LYNNE_SCALO.jpg
Lynne Scalo's design aesthetic is all about functional sophistication. She’s mastered the art of seamlessly blending modern glamour with classic elegance. You’ll see this all come together at this...]]>
<![CDATA[At Home with Marjorie Skouras]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5340_SQFT_A_BLOCK_Marjorie-Skouras.jpg
We are inside the Hollywood home of interior designer Marjorie Skouras. When asked to define her personal style, Marjorie says it’s rooted in the traditional but over the years her design aesthetic has...]]>
<![CDATA[An Opulent Home in Los Angeles]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5340_SQFT_B_BLOCK_705-Via-La-Cuesta.jpg
705 Via La Cuesta is perfectly suited for indoor and outdoor entertaining, with its intricate details inside and the Bellagio-inspired pool outside. And a bonus: this home can be purchased with almost everything...]]>
<![CDATA[Global Design in a Sleepy Hollow Home]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1350_DL_E_BLOCK_GLOBAL_HOME.jpg
Joe and Vivian of Global Home were inspired to create their design company after embarking on a life-changing journey around the world. Take a look at how they brought their design aesthetic to a quaint home in...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:10:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-NAT_PROMOS-WEB.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Navesink River Luxury Living]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1349-A-SQFT-Navesink_River_Road_2.jpg
This home is jaw dropping from the moment you enter, with opulent details at every turn -- from the murals on the ceiling to the marble floors and so much more. On the lower level, the gilded gives way...]]>
<![CDATA[The Preserved Home of Tony Duquette, Part 1]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1349-B-DL-Tony_Duquette-Part01.jpg
This is the former home of Tony Duquette, that has since been preserved and managed by his business partner, Hutton Wilkinson. Duquette was an artist of many talents ... creating sets for movies, costumes...]]>
<![CDATA[The Preserved Home of Tony Duquette, Part 2]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1349-C-DL-Tony_Duquette-Part02.jpg
This is the former home of Tony Duquette, that has since been preserved and managed by his business partner, Hutton Wilkinson. Duquette was an artist of many talents ... creating sets for movies, costumes...]]>
<![CDATA[Enchanting Garden in the Hills]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1349-D-House_Beautiful.jpg
From sprawling paths to picturesque patios, House Beautiful Magazine has covered many gorgeous gardens. We asked Sophie Donelson, editor-in-chief of House Beautiful, to take us back to one of her most...]]>
<![CDATA[What Makes a Smart Home Smart?]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1349-E-Coldwell-DefinitionOfASmartHome.jpg
What was once technology of tomorrow is in demand right now, especially when it comes to making your home smarter. But what exactly makes a smart home smart? Coldwell Banker has been tracking the smart...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5339+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 Charming Bedford Estate]]> Sat, 04 Jun 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1348_A_SQFT_270-306-Hook-Road.jpg
This farm-like historic home harkens back to Bedford’s rural past and boasts old world details such as three sets of french doors, an 80-foot porch, and a massive stone fireplace.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:43:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH+5338+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 Brand New Home With Incredible Ocean Views]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5337-D-SQFT-269_BELLINO.jpg
This brand-new home boasts incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Inside you’ll find a bright and open floor that includes six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms.This home embodies California living at...]]>
<![CDATA[DIY: Brighten up a Dark Guest Room]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1347-E_3M_COURTNEY_CACHE_GEORGE.jpg
Courtney Cachet teams up with George Oliphant to decorate her guest room by using Command Brand Picture Hanging Strips! For more design inspiration and tips, head to www.command.com.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside a Beverly Hills Modern Masterpiece]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5337-C-SQFT-294_NORTH_BEVERLY_DRIVE.jpg
We're in Beverly Hills inside a modern masterpiece. Built in 1926, 924 N. Beverly Drive has been re-imagined into a jaw-dropping, smart home.]]>
<![CDATA[An Upper East Side Townhouse With Old World Charm]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1347-A-SQFT-163_East-64th_street.jpg
Dynamic duo Mickey Conlon and Tom Postilio give us a tour of 163 East 64th Street. This Upper East Side townhouse is lavishly appointed with old world charm and luxurious details.]]>
<![CDATA[A Connecticut Home Inspired by Sex and the City]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1347-A-DL_7_Ford_Lane.jpg
The owners of 7 Ford Lane were wowed by the decor in the film Sex and the City 2, so they hired the set designers, Lydia Marks and Lisa Frantz, to decorate their home.]]>
<![CDATA[The Stylish Home of Janie Bryant]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-1347-A-SQFT-Janie_Bryant.jpg
Costume designer Janie Bryant gives us a tour of her stylish LA home. Janie created the looks we love from Mad Men and Telenovela among others.]]>
<![CDATA[What's Hot on the Market This Summer in the Hamptons]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1346H-WEB-D_v2.jpg
Hamptons luxury real estate is heating up for the summer. Celebrities and high-rolling renters are locking in spectacular homes for the season. Sara catches up with Jennifer Gould Keil who tells us who's selling...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 14:42:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5337-Promos-WEB.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Famed Architect Paul McClean Shows an Architectural Beauty]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 11:37:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HSENAT5336H-WEB-A-2.png
Architect Paul McClean hails from Ireland but has made his mark in Los Angeles. He's the king of contemporary design and modern living. Right now he's taking us inside one of his exquisite designs in the Doheny...]]>
<![CDATA[#HomeisAwesomeness]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1346H-WEB-C.jpg
The Awesomeness of home is part of Coldwell Banker’s new national advertising campaign featuring user-generated content. It features real people and the real moments that make up the true value of a home.]]>
<![CDATA[Damage-Free DIY Gallery Wall]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1346H-WEB-E.jpg
Courtney Cachet teams up with George Oliphant to decorate her staircase by using Command Brand Picture Hanging Strips to create a gallery wall! For more design inspiration and tips, head to www.command.com.]]>
<![CDATA[Design Meets Function in This Santa Monica Home]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HSENAT5336H-WEB-B-2.png
2012 La Mesa Drive showcases how design meets function. The open floor plan leads you into the informal spaces that open to the grounds for indoor/outdoor living and entertainment.]]>
<![CDATA[Meridith Baer Shows Us inside a Home She Staged]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HSENAT5336H-WEB-D-1.png
Meridith Baer is widely regarded as one of the best stagers in the industry.
Take a look at what she did to this home for sale and you might learn a few tips for your own home along the way!]]>
<![CDATA[Fredrik Eklund Gives Us a Tour of a Hot New Listing]]> Sat, 14 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EOHN1346H-WEB-A.jpg
Fredrik Eklund of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York, shows us one of his newest listings: a one bedroom penthouse in Greenwich Village. This home was designed in part by Fredrik himself, and it's...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 15:55:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH_5336_PROMO_WEB.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Fun Malibu Home With Celeb History]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1344_OHNYC_D_BLOCK_SQFT_TEEPEE_HOUSE_v3.jpg
We're heading to a Malibu property once owned by actress Sally Field and before that, Olivia Newton-John. The current owners added a few things like a greenhouse, a party barn and a giant teepee!]]>
<![CDATA[Inside the Long Island Home of Marc Anthony]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1344_OHNYC_A_BLOCK_SQFT_MARC_ANTHONYS_HOME_LUIS_ORTIZ_v3.jpg
We're at the home of Latin superstar Marc Anthony. This is the home that he once shared with Jennifer Lopez during their marriage. Luis Ortiz from Bravo's Million Dollar Listing takes us on the tour! This...]]>
<![CDATA[A Colorful Home in Newport Beach]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5335-B-SQFT-2_Narbonne-WEB.jpg
What we find so special about this English manor style home is the interiors. The owner put a lot of thought and effort behind the design and the outcome is beautiful. It's an eclectic mix of color, texture and...]]>
<![CDATA[MDLLA Newlyweds Give us a Tour]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5335-A-SQFT-2620_Benedict_Canyon-WEB.jpg
This enchanting retreat sits on nearly two acres of lush landscaping. It was once the home of tennis great Pete Sampras and is also linked to Kenny G. Inside you'll find gorgeous details throughout including...]]>
<![CDATA[Southern Charm in Chelsea]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1345-B-SQFT-155_west_15th-WEB.jpg
To create this four bedroom, four bathroom home, the owners combined three apartments. The results? A pad perfect for entertaining. From Tennessee to NYC, the owners made sure to add some personal southern...]]>