On Holiday

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.

By Rachel Slade | Boston Home |

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Photos by Bob O’Connor
Styling by Chrissy Beale

Architecture by Jeanne Rapone
Built by Woodmeister Master Builders

APPLIANCES: Dishwashers: 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: Crackle white subway tiles.

CABINETRY: Custom wood painted with Benjamin Moore “Decorators White,” Woodmeister.

HARDWARE: Somerset cup pulls and button knobs in nickel, and Normandy Collection appliance pulls, all Top Knobs.

COUNTERTOPS: Honed soapstone, RE Marble & Granite.

FLOORING: White oak, Carlisle Wide Plank Floors.

LIGHTING: Regina Andrew antique chandelier with shells, Candelabra; Beehive Opaline pendant lights, Chameleon Fine Lighting.

PAINT: Beadboard ceiling painted with Benjamin Moore “Rarified Air.”

SINKS AND?FAUCETS: 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.

Smart Moves

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1. CUSTOM MILLWORK

The beadboard ceiling, deep crown moldings, and custom range hood create a harmonious look.

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2. POT FILLER

These stoveside faucets, commonly found in commercial kitchens, are becoming increasingly popular among home chefs.

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3. TOUGH CORNERS

Clever cabinet inserts let the designer maximize every square inch of space.

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4. RUSTIC TOUCH

An apron farmhouse sink matches the upscale French-country aesthetic.

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5. FREEZER DRAWERS

Smaller freezer compartments reduce energy use and work well with the scale of the kitchen’s cabinetry.

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6. BUTLER’S PANTRY

Serving pieces find a home beyond a swinging door fitted with a ship’s porthole.

Get the Look

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FLIGHTS OF FANCY

Birds N Trees place mat, $22, Lekker Home.

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PIE FACE

Brookfield pie dishes, $85–$100, Simon Pearce.

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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/