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A Place to Gather: Holiday Inspired Kitchens and Dining Rooms

The holiday season is a time to come together with friends and family to give thanks and celebrate the season of joy. It’s in these small moments—lingering at the dining table after a holiday feast or collected around the kitchen island—that memories are made that will last a lifetime. During the holiday season, a home is transformed into a gathering place for love, laugher and cheer.

Explore our collection of homes with holiday-inspired kitchens and dining rooms.


1 Gesner Avenue, South Nyack

This c.1906 Dutch Colonial sits graciously on a slope, tucked and surrounded by lushness of trees. Expansive double, granite islands punctuate this oversized designer kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and floor-to-ceiling windows, which offer breathtaking views of the Hudson River and beyond. The kitchen opens to a large great room with multiple vignettes making this home an ideal space for entertaining family and friends.


5 Trinity Place, Cornwall

Affectionately known as “Knoll Shoal,” this elegant six-bedroom residence was once home to Edwina Louise Lee and her sea captain husband William Appleby Robinson both of who were notable turn-of-the-century Cornwall residents. Original architectural details delight from end-to-end, punctuated by high ceilings, four fireplaces and oak hardwood floors. The updated, eat-in-kitchen and butler’s pantry is the heart of the home and perfectly situated for holiday gatherings all within 70 minutes to New York City.


1082 US HWY 9W, Upper Grandview

“River Hill”, a large, romantic Colonial Revival-style home, was built in 1911 and once was owned by a countess. Said to have been visited by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a bygone era, the impeccably restored home features a grand entry hall with rotunda, paneled woodwork, chestnut beams and moldings, beveled glass pocket doors, three fireplaces, period built-in window seats and book shelves, inlay and stenciled floors, several dens with windows on three sides, climate controlled wine cellar, banquet size dining room, two room master suite and central air.


50 Woods Road, Snedens Landing

Located on a discreet, private road that runs along the Palisades cliffs, this pristine renovated home features a large chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances, custom cabinetry and a wood burning fireplace. The beautiful, custom kitchen opens to a spacious living room making this home ideal for holiday entertaining.


64 Ludlow Lane, Snedens Landing

Built in 1862, “Seven Oaks” is the oldest estate property in Snedens Landing. Known for its romantic style and bucolic setting, this Gothic Revival home features high ceilings, decorative moldings, panel doors, oversized windows and an elegant, banquet size dining room with fireplace, which is ideal for holiday feasts.












Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty Appoints Caryn Mallin Director of Marketing

Caryn_Mallin H&SEllis Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that Caryn Mallin has joined the firm as director of marketing, responsible for the luxury real estate brokerage firm’s overall strategic branding and marketing activities.

A New York native and resident of Armonk, New York, Mallin brings over 10 years of real estate and marketing experience to her role. She previously held positions as director of marketing at Citi Habitats, a residential brokerage firm, and director of marketing at Royal Abstract, a title insurance agency, both based in New York City.

“This newly created role is designed to enhance and expand the marketing opportunities for Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty and support and guide our sales associates in developing and growing their business,” said Nancy Bashian Bunin, Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty director of business development and a licensed real estate broker in New York and New Jersey. “Caryn will create and execute marketing strategies and implement strategic brand positioning to further differentiate the brand in a visually compelling way.”

Mallin, who earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, worked in several creative industries that honed her marketing and strategy skills prior to establishing herself in real estate.

“My experiences in media, entertainment and event spaces have provided me the opportunity to think outside the box when it comes to traditional real estate marketing strategies,” said Mallin. “I look forward to raising awareness for Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty and the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand through various marketing and tactical strategies. Working with our salespeople and staff to embrace new platforms will help to drive leads and increase sales.”


Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes Jessica Glielmi to its Team

Jessica GlielmiEllis Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that Jessica Glielmi has joined the luxury brokerage firm as a licensed real estate salesperson.

A New York native and resident of Rockland County, Glielmi previously held sales, marketing and event positions at Harley Construction Management Corp. and High Exposure Climbing, both in Northvale, New Jersey. She interned at Cumulus Media, a leader in the radio broadcasting industry in New York. Prior to that, she honed her entrepreneurial skills as owner of North of Manhattan Co., an online clothing store she founded in 2015.

“Jessica brings a strong sense of discipline, passion and genuine commitment for customer satisfaction to her real estate career,” said Nancy Bashian Bunin, Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty director of business development and a licensed real estate broker in New York and New Jersey. “Jessica is often commended for her positive energy and her ability to connect with virtually anyone she encounters. We are delighted to welcome her to our growing team.”

Glielmi graduated from Dominican College of Blauvelt in New York with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

“Pairing clients with their perfect home and creating memorable experiences is my ideal job,” said Glielmi. “I bring to the table extensive knowledge of the local market area, an eye for design and an ability to connect with customers,” she said. “I am proud to be affiliated with Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty and the opportunities it affords my clients.”