The holidays are the perfect time to show off those hostess tips you’ve been perfecting throughout the year. Your home is the ideal canvas for playing out your holiday entertaining vision. From Pinterest-inspired décor to refining the art of the charcuterie board, there are plenty of ways to ensure your home gets the stamp of approval when entertaining this season.

Need a little inspiration? We’ve rounded up a handful of distinctive properties featuring swoon-worthy spaces for design motivation:


8403 Gledevon Court
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Wilkinson ERA

Prefer to sit in the lap of luxury this holiday? Enter Wilkinson ERA’s Gledevon Court listing in Waxhaw, North Carolina. This show-stopper features granite countertops, hard wood floors and so much more. The kitchen’s two islands give guests plenty of room to move around and make serving your holiday fare buffet-style simple and seamless. The entertainment room is the ideal location for guests to relax while enjoying a movie paired with some seasonal libations from the bar.


12055 Summit Circle
Beverly Hills, CA
Nelson Shelton Real Estate ERA Powered

Clean, cool and cutting-edge. This Beverly Hills property, listed by Nelson Shelton Real Estate ERA Powered, has a sleek kitchen that’s fully equipped with all of the latest and greatest in culinary equipment. The double-door fridge leaves you with plenty of room to fit the ham, sides and a whole lot of dessert. The open-concept layout is ideal for mingling with guests while finishing up any last-minute preparations.


222 Old York Rd
Chesterfield, NJ
ERA Central Realty Group

ERA Central Realty Group lists a New Jersey property rich in warm tones and endowed with an inviting aura. The floor to ceiling windows flood the living room with natural light while the dark-stained wood gives the entire property a luxurious feel. The kitchen comes prepared for company with ample seating options for family and friends.

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