Reaching New Heights: 5 Homes with Vaulted Ceilings
From an Easthampton estate with an enviable artistic pedigree to hideaway above Ojai, these homes feature lofty vaulted ceilings that conjure volume, light, and drama.
Hillside Haven in Napa
In a secluded picturesque location, this 11.5-acre estate comprises a four-bedroom home, a two-bedroom guesthouse, two swimming pools, a new sports court, multiple outdoor entertaining areas, and its own vineyard. The main residence features a primary suite with a spa-like bath, two offices—one with a wet bar—a media room, a wine cellar, a fitness room, and a sophisticated open living and dining room with a soaring vaulted ceiling, plentiful windows affording commanding views of Napa Valley, and glass doors to a terrace.
Nestled amid mature trees above Ojai, this enviable 110-acre estate encompasses a main residence, a four-bedroom guesthouse, a 1,000-square-foot art studio, and a screened-in dining gazebo—all with spectacular views—as well as an oil-producing olive orchard and plum, nectarine, and apricot trees. The home offers an impressively equipped kitchen; a primary suite with a peaceful bedroom, French doors, a walk-in closet, a workout room, and a luxurious bath; and a magnificent great room with an inspiring 20-foot beamed ceiling.
Expansive Southwestern Escape
Perfectly positioned on 40 acres to take advantage of Santa Fe’s dramatic vistas, this magnificent 11,681-square-foot residence is a bastion of innovative Southwestern architecture. Highlights include an owner’s suite with dual suite baths and dressing areas, generous guest quarters, an extensively outfitted chef’s kitchen, a wine room, an office or library, a media room, numerous portales and patios, an indoor pool, and a variety of living and entertaining areas, many with soaring ceilings and a remarkable sense of airiness and light.
Serene Santa Fe Sanctuary
In a prestigious Santa Fe location, this striking modern residence exudes a contemporary Southwestern ambience and enjoys majestic views indoors and outs. Each of the three bedrooms—one of which currently functions as an office—has an en suite bath, fine finishes, and access to the outdoors. In the living room, windows and French doors gaze out toward the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, admitting light and opening to a stylish portal, while a pitched ceiling with exposed beams creates an open, airy, inviting feel.
Waterfront Artist’s Home
This distinctive Hamptons estate consists of a unique three-bedroom residence designed by esteemed architect Charles Forberg and sculptor Phyllis Baker Hammond’s 2,400-square-foot studio. The stylish modern spaces of the home feature cedar shake and poured concrete construction as well as striking pitched rooflines—most notably the lofty-ceilinged great room, which enjoys breathtaking views of Accabonac Harbor and Gardiners Bay. A waterside swimming pool, generous decks, and lush expanses of lawn encourage appreciation of the outdoors.