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With the Christmas holiday season on the horizon many people are already planning their festive get-togethers and parties. The below homes all benefit from beautifully designed open-plan living spaces and a range of unique features ideal for entertaining guests.

Wellington Row at Wimbledon Hill Park by Berkeley

With many of the apartments at Wellington Row benefitting from high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and spacious open-plan living/dining areas, there’s an abundance of space for guests to mingle and work the room – and the chandeliers add a touch of sparkle.  

  • Wellington Row is a stunning collection of apartments set in a restored Victorian mansion, which is the landmark and prestigious centrepiece of Wimbledon Hill Park by Berkeley Homes.
  • Alongside these prestigious new homes, Berkeley is delivering a range of luxurious amenities including a gym, concierge, library, business suite and a cinema room.
  • The area is also popular for its short journey times to central London – London Waterloo can be reached in just 17 minutes from Wimbledon station.
  • Prices start from £1,350,000 for a three-bedroom apartment. For more information call Berkeley Homes on 0208 003 6139 or visit wimbledonhillpark.co.uk


West House, South Holmwood

Featuring sublime proportions, this light and airy property was made for entertaining. The kitchen, dining room, drawing room, family room and entrance hall all have underfloor heating, floor to ceiling windows and large terraces, making this home the ideal party pad, plus the separate kitchenette can be used for catering dinner parties.  

  • Nestled in a peaceful Surrey Hills location, West House in South Holmwood near Dorking brings together the perfect combination of contemporary and country living.
  • Older children, elderly relatives or live in staff can enjoy their privacy in their own spacious self-contained annexe on the ground floor. Also connected to the main house, it incorporates a living and dining area, bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and semi-private garden. Alternatively, this area could provide the ideal home office.

The Villas by Berkeley

Each of these luxury homes extends to over 3,000 sq ft and is arranged over four floors, providing plenty of space to host celebrations. The open-plan kitchen and dining area is the heart of the home, meaning you can keep food and drinks flowing while entertaining your guests.

  • The Villas is a superb new collection of seven elegant five-bedroom townhouses in the heart of the popular and highly sought-after London village of Barnes.
  • Exuding the striking architectural features of a classic Georgian townhouse – grand brick facades and tall elegant sash windows – the houses are set behind a canopy of mature trees on one of Barnes’ established residential streets.
  • For commuters, Barnes station is a seven-minute walk from The Villas.
  • Prices start from £3,599,000 for a five-bedroom house. Contact the sales team on 0203 944 1902 or visit thevillasbarnes.co.uk

High Barn, Effingham

The main residence is a superbly converted oak framed period barn with immense character featuring stone-flagged floors and exposed brick and flint walls, arranged into three well-defined wings around a charming central courtyard, all of which is ideal for entertaining on a grand scale.

  • This striking property, occupying one of the finest elevated positions in Surrey, is just over 8,000 sq. ft. with 10 bedrooms and eight bathrooms
  • High barn boasts wonderful gardens, paddocks and woodland of about 36 acres.
  • Adjacent to the barn stands a leisure complex including a guest apartment with two bedroom suites, gymnasium and a suite of offices with boardroom set around a sheltered south facing terrace with swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
  • High Barn is on the market for £3,500,000. For more information call Grantley on 01483 407620 or visit http://www.thegrantleygroup.co.uk/property/high-barn-road-surrey/

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