Everybody knows that getting the clan together for a Thanksgiving dinner is approximately 24 phone calls and one mini meltdown away. We’re here to help! Here’s our pick of family-ready homes with a seat for everyone at the table.
Just like the movies
Harbor Cottage Martinsville, Maine, USA
If you dream of spending Thanksgiving in a Nancy Meyers film set with interiors that make family squabbles look charming, and an outdoor environment that matches the indoors, this one’s for you. This perfectly put-together cottage in Maine is made for cooking, feasting, reading and long walks by the water. Bring your own quirky characters.
A chef’s playground
Beachwood Canyon Los Angeles, California
This playful Spanish-style home in the Hollywood Hills is perfect for a boisterous bunch: all 10 of you, to be exact. There’s plenty of indoor-outdoor space for lounging. Pack your Thanksgiving pants — the open-plan chef’s kitchen and dining area is fitted with gourmet Bertazonni and SUB-ZERO appliances. Turkey on!
Gather under the dome
Vineyard Dome Paso Robles, California
Not your average vineyard experience. This home’s geodesic design features interior angles tailored to accommodate several independent living spaces (key for successful family reunions). Gather under the light-filled dome with its vintage mid-century feel, or take the party to the patio with views of the rolling valley.
Vintage Round Top Texas, USA
Don’t miss this one if your family loves antiques and vintage as much as we do. This historic farmhouse sits on an acre and a half of pasture in a town that’s home to one of the most renowned antique fairs in the country. There’s more than enough space for a grand gourmet dinner, and the kitchen is equipped for Southern hospitality.
Sunny and secluded
Hillside Drive Topanga, California
Need a little wind-down together? This lofty, spacious home in Topanga is tucked into the canyon on five acres of woodlands and gardens. Live off the air and sunshine in this space furnished with artistic flourishes and treasures from distant travels. A table for eight awaits your Thanksgiving favorites, indoors or out.
Mid-century meet up
The Wheelhouse 29 Palms, California
Once the dream home of Huell Howser — the beloved broadcaster besotted with the charms of California — this ranch-style desert home is perfect for an offbeat Thanksgiving spent soaking in the quiet and dazzling desert views. Thanksgiving lunch by the pool, anyone?
For more great venues for gatherings–Thanksgiving, or any time of year–browse our collection here.