Stunning Staircases that Take You Up, Up, & Away

Updated: Dec 6, 2019

There are certain details of a home that completely take your breath away and escalate your imagination to a whole other level. The sheer beauty of these intricate features causes the mind to wander and to reach for something more.

Enter: the staircase. In nearly every book, film, and television show where the main character undergoes a major outward transformation, his or her descent down a staircase acts as a pivotal turning point in their story. The staircase acts as a portal from old to new, past to future, and ordinary to extraordinary.

Star in your own modern fairly tale and step into these luxurious spaces fearing stunning staircases that will take you up, up, and away.

Spanning the entire 29th floor of the iconic landmarked Woolworth Tower in Mahattan, this inspired condominium allows for both luxurious day-to-day living and the grandest of entertaining. With soaring 22-foot ceilings, the great room spiral staircase gives way to an airy second-floor mezzanine. Additional features include five bedrooms, a skylit professional-caliber kitchen, and two separate terraces with views of the Manhattan skyline.

New York, New York | Stan Ponte, Joshua Judge & Tate Kelly, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

This Greenwich getaway, just moments from Manhattan, perfectly melds modern sophistication and casual comfort. This dramatic and elegant staircase, with an impressive wrought iron rail spans across three levels of the triple-height foyer. Featuring a second-floor balcony and two covered porches overlook the lush grounds, this home is the perfect city escape.

Greenwich, Connecticut | Tracey Koorbusch, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

West coast living meets the French countryside in this two-bedroom pied-à-terre in St. Helena, California. This open living space with soaring ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace gives way to a peaceful guest bedroom tucked behind French doors. At the top of the sweeping spiraling staircase, a lofty master retreat awaits.

St. Helena, California | Ginger Martin, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage

Situated on four sweeping acres, this Greenwich estate dons a formal living room, dining rooms, a study, a chef’s kitchen, a ground-floor master suite, a recreation room, a gym and sauna, and a wine room. The elegant staircase featured in the entryway of the home leads you to three spacious bedroom suites on the second floor.

Greenwich, Connecticut | Steve Archino, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

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Originally featured in the Nov. 2019 Sotheby's Extraordinary Living Blog by Sotheby's Realty

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