Hosting for the holidays? These five homes are built to impress your guests.
With December almost upon us, the holidays are not far behind. For many of us, that means welcoming friends and family into our homes to celebrate the season. So, whether you’re entertaining the in-laws or throwing a fabulous New Year’s party, these five homes will let you host your guests’ most memorable holiday moments.
7559 May Common NW
In this airy, open-concept home, your guests’ hardest choice will simply be between red and white. The wine room and spacious bar make this the ideal home for an elegant night in. And when the glasses are empty, your friends and family can enjoy the home theatre, gym, sauna, or large games area.
Including the developed walk-out basement, this five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home boasts 6,900 square feet of space to play. Plus, your guests can feel good about relaxing here, knowing the home includes solar panels and has an energy guide rating of 92%. Ready to wow them all this holiday season? This home is listed for $3,200,000.
803 Drysdale Run
Good food is one of the undeniable highlights of the holidays. And everyone knows one of the best places to bond is around the dinner table. Gather everyone (and we mean everyone) you hold dear around the large, custom banquette in this luxury home listed for $2,999,900.
And when the whole crew is fuelled up on treats, they can explore all 8,460 square feet of the five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home. Featuring everything from a theatre to a golf simulator to a crafts room, this house has something for all your guests.
8316 135 St NW
’Tis the season for staying toasty. Available for $2,650,000, this Laurier Heights home is perfect for providing a quiet, cozy getaway for your guests. The 3,862-square-foot house includes five bedrooms and five and a half baths, but you’ll only see them if you can tear yourself away from the homey living room, kitchen, and dining area.
This open space features oversized windows highlighting the hand-laid stones on the kitchen backsplash and floor-to-ceiling fireplace. With wood cabinets and beams, this home is the perfect place to gather your guests and escape the winter chill.
1119 Wahl Place NW
This Windermere home is here to greet your guests with a stunning first impression. Step into the grand entrance and you’re met with a striking floating staircase. Moving into the home, visual appeal meets practical design with a sleek prep kitchen and custom pantry, perfect for cooking your holiday feast.
With six bedrooms and six bathrooms, this 5,731-square-foot home is also ideal for hosting overnight guests. The basement includes a bar, and the bedroom has an ensuite bath and walk-in closet, allowing your friends and family comfort and privacy.
9004 16 Ave SW
This bright lakefront property in Summerside is a peaceful place to gather guests for all the season’s celebrations. Panoramic lake views are the ideal backdrop to your holiday meals in the high-ceilinged dining room. And, when everyone’s ready to wind down, gather around the basement lounge’s gas fireplace, enjoy a drink at the wet bar, or select your favourite bottle from the climate-controlled wine cellar.
The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home is 2,966 square feet, and though diving off the private dock can be saved for summer, the backyard hot tub and indoor steam room are always accessible for treating your guests
Listed at $1,900,000, this lake house is the host’s dream.