The 15 Most Stylish AirBnB’s in the United States in Elle Decor
By Vanessa Lawrence and Anna Fixsen
If you’re looking into a vacation rental, chances are you want to live like a local. But what if you could also live like an early-20th-century Social Realist painter, a design patron, or even Frank Sinatra? With Airbnb, it’s possible, and you don’t even have to leave the country (or break the bank) to do so. We’ve scouted out the chicest, most unique home rentals in the U.S., many of which have architectural significance, a storied past, or interiors (and designers!) worthy of a glossy magazine. Whether it’s a digital desert detox you seek or a few nights in a Steven Holl–designed retreat, these 15 unique Airbnb listings are destinations unto themselves.
A CHARMING FARMHOUSE IN BOVINA, NEW YORK
Nestled in New York’s Catskill Mountains in the town of Bovina, this farmhouse, called the White House, was built in 1884. Boasting antiques and rustic chic decor—consider the wallpaper fragments in one of the bedrooms and the clawfoot tub—this property is owned by the Iranian American chef Sohail Zandi and his wife, Sarah, who own the nearby restaurant Brushland Eating House, known for its seasonal, farm-to-table cuisine.