Created for a young couple that loves to entertain, this vacation home in Kennebunk boasts a generous kitchen with exquisite millwork. Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.
Styling by Chrissy Beale
Architecture by Jeanne Rapone
Built by Woodmeister Master Builders
APPLIANCES: Dishwashers:Â Bosch Integra 800 Plus and Fisher Paykel integrated double dishwasher drawers. Microwave: GE Profile. Range: Viking 48-inch Pro-Style dual-fuel. Range Hood: Vent-A-Hood integrated stainless steel hood liner with custom cabinetry by Woodmeister Master Builders. Refrigerators: Sub-Zero integrated refrigerator, freezer, and wine cooler. All purchased through Central Furniture & Appliance.
BACKSPLASH:Â Crackle white subway tiles.
CABINETRY:Â Custom wood painted with Benjamin Moore â€śDecorators White,â€ť Woodmeister.
HARDWARE:Â Somerset cup pulls and button knobs in nickel, and Normandy Collection appliance pulls, all Top Knobs.
COUNTERTOPS:Â Honed soapstone, RE Marble & Granite.
FLOORING:Â White oak, Carlisle Wide Plank Floors.
LIGHTING:Â Regina Andrew antique chandelier with shells, Candelabra; Beehive Opaline pendant lights, Chameleon Fine Lighting.
PAINT:Â Beadboard ceiling painted with Benjamin Moore â€śRarified Air.â€ť
SINKS AND FAUCETS:Â Rohl Shaws Original single-bowl fire-clay apron sink, Whitehaus hammered stainless steel bar sink, Kohler Vinnata faucet, Rohl bar faucet, and Rohl pot filler, all Portland Group.
1. Custom Millwork
The beadboard ceiling, deep crown moldings, and custom range hood create a harmonious look.
2. Pot Filler
These stoveside faucets, commonly found in commercial kitchens, are becoming increasingly popular among home chefs.
3. Tough Corners
Clever cabinet inserts let the designer maximize every square inch of space.
4. Rustic Touch
An apron farmhouse sink matches the upscale French-country aesthetic.
5. Freezer Drawers
Smaller freezer compartments reduce energy use and work well with the scale of the kitchenâ€™s cabinetry.
6. Butler’s Pantry
Serving pieces find a home beyond a swinging door fitted with a shipâ€™s porthole.
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FLIGHTS OF FANCY
Birds N Trees place mat, $22, Lekker Home.
Brookfield pie dishes, $85â€“$100, Simon Pearce.
SLICE OF LIFE
Match Pewter Lucia cheese-knife set, $280, Didriks.
Check out all five of our featured Boston Home Kitchens.
Source URL: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/2012/10/home-kitchen-design-vacation/