Cinnamon, spice and everything nice. The fall cocktail season is underway, when everyone from the amateur to the pro mixologist brings a little something special to the classics. Caramel Apple Martinis, Spicy Pear Cider, Apple Cider Sangria, The Pumpkin Old Fashioned… shall we go on? This year, there is no place like home for enjoying the savory flavors of autumn. And where better to let your creativity flow than behind your own private bar.

The home bar remains a classic amenity, ideal for entertaining or making the most of an evening in. At 8235 W. 4th Street in Beverly Grove (pictured above), represented by Tom Wrigglesworth, the brand-new Modern Farmhouse showcases an exquisite mirrored bar, with black, white and gold hues emphasized by the sparkling pendant lights above. The bar sits within the main great room, where pocket doors open to the pool terrace for seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining, fall cocktails in hand. 

The elegantly traditional Bel Air retreat at 15475 Milldale Drive, represented by Mauricio Umansky, Farrah Brittany, Eduardo Umansky and Alexia Umansky, features a traditional-style bar (pictured above) with wood tones, gold hues and a pop of red, set fireside for those cool L.A. fall evenings. 2805 Tennyson Place, an exceptional estate located at the peak of the prestigious Hill Section of Hermosa Beach features an expansive bar with the works. Represented by Courtney Lingle, the home places the bar on the second floor, looking into the 1,500-bottle wine cellar, with ample counter and storage space.

Aspen, where the cool, crispy days of fall welcome the much-anticipated ski season. At the nine-bedroom, ski-in/ski-out estate 926 S. Mill Street, represented by Allie Lutz, Heather Sinclair, Chris Flynn and Lisa Hatem, entertaining is a breeze. The professional-style bar, with rich wood cabinetry and under-counter lighting is located in the home’s game room, beside the multi-level home theater. From the rocky mountains to the Arizona desert, we visit 20724 N. 112th Street, a sophisticated, modern masterpiece located in the Upper Canyon of Silverleaf. Represented by Siena Dorsey, the estate boasts a stunning contemporary bar with taps, custom lighting, and plentiful seating beside the pool table, steps from the walk-in glass wine cellar.

Pictured above, 6850 N. 39th Place in Paradise Valley, represented by Marilyn Cavanaugh and Jim Cavanaugh, features a gorgeous custom underlit, glass bar with pendant lighting, situated beside the fireplace in the great room, where views encompass the sun-drenched Camelback Mountain.

We complete our global, home bar tour in Los Cabos, Mexico, where the fall evenings stay nice and balmy, and the cocktails cool and frosty. Casa Bahia Rocas is a nine-bedroom, oceanfront estate neighboring the One&Only Palmilla hotel, represented by Janet Jensen, Jessica Moreira, Lew Gallo and Jonathan Ruiz. It features not one but multiple bars, including a 15-foot long mirrored media room bar and a swim-up bar in the beachfront, infinity-edged swimming pool.

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