A place where family and friends congregate, the kitchen is often described as the heart of the home. A kitchen is the home’s epicentre and must have the capacity to both entertain and bring happiness to those who live there. Here are some of the best kitchens currently on the market that will warm your heart and have your stomach rumble.
1. Ilkley, West Yorkshire, 5 bedrooms
This stylish five-bedroom home, architecturally designed with a modern family in mind boasts open-plan living which makes for the perfect entertaining space. From the expanse of glazing to the front elevation and stylish open tread wood and glass staircase, the natural lighting reflects on the high gloss tiles making the kitchen the brightest room in the house. Pride of place is given to a large grey high gloss central island with a Corian surface incorporating an inset sink and breakfast bar. Further matching wall and base units with high-end appliances complete the kitchen area.
2. Brentwood, Essex, 6 bedrooms
With its origins dating back to the late 1800s and offering the epitome of a quintessential English country house, this extensively renovated and remodelled family home is situated in a secluded position within the village of Mountnessing on a charming lane setting. The property offers over 3,000 sqft of high quality, well-appointed accommodation, comprising six bedrooms arranged over two floors and of course, a beautiful, modern kitchen.
3. Upham, Hampshire, 4 bedrooms
Dating back to the early 1600s, this stunning four-bedroom, detached character cottage has been extended over time and now provides spacious accommodation throughout. The stunning kitchen truly is the heart of this beautiful home, found to the rear of the property and offering an open-plan feel with plenty of natural light, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, and full-height windows to the rear which really do make the most of the wonderful views. There are French doors to both the rear and side which open to the garden, making this an ideal space in which to dine and relax.
4. Widdington, Essex, 5 bedrooms
This impressive family home boasts glorious views over Widdington’s undulating countryside. The stunning, triple-aspect kitchen/dining/living room is the real hub of this home, with a bespoke kitchen area fitted by Neptune, extensive work surfaces, a central breakfast bar providing additional preparation space, and electric Aga with additional gas hob. Bi-folding doors lead out to the extensive patio area, which is ideal for dining al-fresco!
5. Rodbourne, Wiltshire, 3 bedrooms
Godwins Cottage is an idyllic detached country house set within 0.21 acres and is located within a peaceful hamlet only a 10-minute drive from Malmesbury High Street. Individually designed and sympathetically built in keeping with the surrounding Cotswold stone cottages, the property has been substantially extended and upgraded by the current owners, creating a well-thought-out home suitable for various needs. Entered through an oak storm porch, the ground floor opens to a spacious entrance with a galleried landing above. The eye is immediately drawn to the magnificent 529 sq. ft open plan kitchen/family room with bi-fold doors opening out into the wonderful garden. The kitchen has been beautifully fitted around a central island breakfast bar with an induction hob plus a range of integrated appliances.
6. Swithland, Leicestershire, 5 bedrooms
This impressive and highly individual detached family residence was constructed by the owner for their own occupation just over 23 years ago to an exacting standard with the highest level of quality and design. Nestled in a semi-wooded environment just tucked away from Main Street, this substantial property offers a magnificent open-plan kitchen with an impressive array of newly fitted units by Sherwin Hall. The kitchen runs seamlessly through to the conservatory making this a fabulous everyday social living/dining kitchen space.
7. Ponteland, Tyne & Wear, 5 bedrooms
This superb five-bedroom stone-built house is set in extensive landscaped grounds. The property was designed by the current owners, offering modern features such as full smart home automation. The large, handmade Walnut and Maple breakfasting kitchen has granite worktops throughout and a range of Siemens integrated appliances including an indoor barbecue, teriyaki station, and cooker tap - just one of the many stand-out features in this showstopping home!
Are you ready to find a home with an impressive kitchen? Contact your local Guild Member today!