Beautiful Properties to Host a Holiday Party

By Suzanne Whitenight Pilcher, Marketing Coordinator, Long & Foster Companies.

Foyer of Casa de Amor in Potomac, MD
Dec 201711

Beautiful Properties to Host a Holiday Party

By Suzanne Whitenight Pilcher, Marketing Coordinator, Long & Foster Companies.

Shopping for a home to host parties that’ll be remembered for years to come?

Some houses are just made for entertaining.  We’ve picked out a few of the exceptional homes offered by Long & Foster that are ideal for a holiday party.  Whether you’re having an elegant soiree for 100 guests or a cocktail party for 25 of your neighbors, these homes are sure to impress.

From a castle-like mansion in McLean, Virginia, to a chic seaside abode in Avalon, New Jersey, these houses have plenty of space for your guests to mingle in beautiful surroundings. So, if you’re looking for a home to brighten your holiday seasons now and well into the future, take a look at a few of the magnificent listings offered by Long & Foster.

8 Grenoble Court – Wilmington, Delaware

Greet your holiday guests in this stately foyer with marble flooring and sweeping double staircase. This exceptional home also features an elegant dining room, butler’s pantry, large kitchen and ample parking for all of your guests.

Offered at $1,495,000 this home is listed by Stephen Mottola.

8 Grenoble Court

The grand foyer at 8 Grenoble Court in Wilmington, DE


5 Llangollen Lane
 – Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Just imagine your holiday decorations on the red, double front door of this stunning French colonial home. The large window above the door showcases an elegant chandelier and provides a glimpse of the home’s warm and inviting interior. The kitchen is well-equipped for a party with a Gaggenau steamer for healthy cooking, Wolf range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Waterstone faucets and gorgeous custom cabinets, making it easy for you or your caterers to wow your guests with an impressive meal.

Art Herling has this listing which is offered for $1,250,000.

5 Llangollen Lane, Newtown Square, PA

The stately front entrance to 5 Llangollen Lane, Newtown Square, PA


7984 Georgetown Pike
 – McLean, Virginia

You’ll transport your guests around the world when you host your holiday party in this Irish-styled castle. Known as “Dunluce” and named after a castle in Ireland, this stone manor house includes a gated, circular cobblestone driveway, walls of rich walnut wood trimmed in gold leaf, stained-glass windows, tin ceilings, hand-painted murals and tartan designs in carpets. And if all of that is not enough, a hot tub, card room, wine cellar and theatre will be sure to make your party a success.

Offered at $7,100,000, the home is listed by agent Jennie McDonnell.

Dunluce Living Room

The elegant living room at “Dunluce” in McLean, VA.


176 61st Street
 – Avalon, New Jersey

This classic, three-story oceanfront home is perfect for an extraordinary holiday celebration. With a beamed ceiling and custom lighting, the spacious living room is light and airy. Entertaining for a crowd is easy in the chef’s kitchen, which is open to the dining room and includes a wet bar with a wine cooler and dishwasher for easy entertaining.

Offered at $9,975,000, Sandra Struble has the listing for this home.

The spacious and inviting living room at 176 61st Street, Avalon, NJ

The spacious and inviting living room at 176 61st Street, Avalon, NJ


9101 River Road
 – Potomac, Maryland

With a grand, formal floorplan, this home is an entertainer’s dream. A pianist can add ambiance to your holiday party in a stately room overlooking a Versace mansion-style wading pool in an enclosed glass atrium. Your caterer can prepare a meal for a large crowd in the caterer’s kitchen or custom designed gourmet kitchen and retrieve wine from the climate-controlled wine cellar.

Listed by  Jorie Koch, this home is on the market for $6,995,000.

"Casa de Amor" in Potomac, MD

The music room overlooking the enclosed glass atrium and wading pool at “Casa de Amor” in Potomac, MD