• Great Hall: Helicopter Pad and Event Spaces in Cambria, Calif.

    Gracious and welcoming, the generously sized great hall opens to a terrace with vineyard views. Interiors designed with Old-World craftsmanship, rare materials and unique amenities make this…   See the Image

  • Great Room: Tuscan Villa in Siena, Italy

    The heart of La Selva Estate is the villa Castello della Selva. Completely restored, the property has 14 bedrooms, three formal reception rooms, six other living rooms, two kitchens and a study.…   See the Image

  • Great Room: Historic Stone Estate in Darien, Conn.

    In the great room, floor-to-ceiling French doors open to an expansive granite terrace. Ornate chandeliers, two stone fireplaces and a patterned wood floor reflect the home's French Provincial style.   See the Image

  • Great Room: Old World Estate in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    In the the great room, pecky cypress beams and iron chandeliers captivate your attention and keep with the European design of the home. Elegant wide plank floors contrast the white plaster walls.   See the Image

  • Great Room: Bayfront Cape Cod in Ocean City, Md.

    The great room hosts a smaller second kitchen with bar flanked by a separate sitting area. Although full of luxurious amenities, the spectacular back deck remains the focal point of the room,…   See the Image

  • Entryway: Eddie Murphy's Former Compound in Granite Bay, Calif.

    Twin curved stairways lead from the great room, which also features floor-to-ceiling windows and a rotunda ceiling.   See the Image

  • Mezzanine: Private Mansion in Paris, France

    The narrow mezzanine looks onto the two-story great room and makes an ideal spot for a library thanks to built-in bookshelves and natural light from a wall of stained glass windows.   See the Image

  • Great Room: Private Mansion in Paris, France

    The majestic double-height great room features a wall of stained glass, parquet floors and stately fireplace. A spiral staircase leads to the third-floor mezzanine, a bedroom with en-suite bath and a…   See the Image

  • Great Hall: Tulira Castle in Ardrahan, Ireland

    The castle centers around the monumental great hall. Architectural details include a 40-foot-high timber ceiling, marble columns, carved stone capitals and a stained glass window. The…   See the Image

  • Great Room: Lakefront Contemporary in Zephyr Cove, Nev.

    Cherry floors look seamless in the open-concept great room, which blends living and dining areas. The custom fireplace with Soapstone slab surround echoes the kitchen countertops.   See the Image