This was actually my husband Ben’s quote from the Atlanta Magazine spread about our home away from home, Sugarbend Farm, but I COULD NOT have said it better myself. We’ve both built our lives and businesses around entertaining and lifestyle. If you check out the spread, you’ll see how we renovated his family’s country home with just that in mind. The common areas and guest accommodations are so beautiful and well-appointed so that our friends and family want to and most certainly CAN stay awhile. And that’s exactly the inspiration behind my husband’s destination venue, Casa Fiesta, in Zihuantanejo, Mexico. It truly feels like a home away from home.
I got my start 20 years ago in Laguna Beach at a stunning property (that is now on the market!) ) as a property management assistant and that is where I learned to run a home! This home was BUILT for entertaining with its unbelievably sweeping ocean views, gorgeous and spacious outdoor, common and dining areas. How serendipitous that I would then go onto meet my husband who comes from a family with such a deep hospitality history?! Needless to say, the Andrew Rhoda Homes experience means that not only can I help find you the perfect home, I can help you curate your desired lifestyle in that home as well. Want to turn that backyard into the perfect oasis for your friends and family? I know just the designer to help. Want to throw dinner parties that will keep them coming back for more? I can put you in touch with the best caterers. And with the holiday season upon us, NOW is the time to start thinking about what experience and memories you want to create. Here are a few past listings to inspire and get the juices flowing:
8179 Mannix Dr.
With a chef’s kitchen, jaw dropping views, two outdoor patios (complete fire pit), and lots of seating this home can make all your holiday entertaining dreams come true – whether you want to keep your holiday fetes more private and intimate or entertain on a larger scale.
9624 Heather Road.
With gracious space for entertaining, a well-appointed kitchen, and a pool and spa in the prestigious Beverly Hills Post Office zip code area, you could make this your home AND the place to see and be seen this holiday season.
7250 Franklin Ave. #510
With a spacious living room, tall counter that overlooks the kitchen, adjacent bar, wrap around balcony, and guest valet, this condo in Franklin Towers, one of Hollywood’s original full-service buildings, can be the place you throw holiday parties to remember!