Kitchen Sink Picks: Apron-Front and Farmhouse Sinks

Apron-front sinks aren't just for the country anymore; these once old-fashioned mainstays of the farmhouse kitchen have been streamlined and brought into the 21st century.

Fireclay Farmhouse Sink

Crafted of tough fireclay, the Alcott combines a touch of old-world charm with modern convenience. This farmhouse sink, shown in Sunlight, can be accessorized with a cutting board and drain rack.

Alcott
$1,054.95 and up
Kohler Co.
800/456-4537; kohler.com.

Above-Counter Apron-Front Sink

This stainless steel sink mixes contemporary above-counter design with the charm of an apron-front sink. An exclusive sound absorption system reduces sound from disposals and running water.

Verity
$2,149.70
Kohler Co.
800/456-4537; kohler.com.

White Apron-Front Sink

The perfect addition to a country-style kitchen, this farmhouse sink is made from durable vitreous china. The unique backsplash is designed for a wall-mount faucet.

Country Kitchen Sink
$1,070
American Standard
800/442-1902; americanstandard.com.

Copper Farmhouse Sink

Generously sized at 30x19x9 1/2-inches deep, this farmhouse sink offers ample room for pots and baking sheets. This traditional sink, made of copper, brings a unique addition to the kitchen.

Copper Farmhouse
$7,261
Herbeau Creations of America
800/547-1608; herbeau.com.

Monogrammed Copper Farmhouse Sink

Create a one-of-a-kind sink by having your farmhouse sink monogrammed. Each sink can be custom designed and is handcrafted from copper.

Monogrammed sink
Call for pricing
Handcrafted Metal
800/755-0310; handcraftedmetal.com.

Slate Farmhouse Sink

This natural slate farmhouse sink is anti-bacterial, stain resistant, and unmatched in strength and durability. All sinks are custom built to whatever size and configuration is needed.

Custom Farmhouse sink in red
$972
Sheldon Slate Products Company Inc.
518/642-1280; sheldonslate.com.

Granite Apron-Front Sink

Only the best stones are chosen for the Bijou farmhouse sink. Each granite kitchen sink is carved by hand from a single block of stone and makes a unique addition to the kitchen.

Bijou
$2,100
Adagio Inc.
877/988-2297; adagiosinks.com.

Double-Basin Copper Sink

The anti-bacterial qualities of this double-basin sink helps keep the kitchen clean and sanitary. This unique sink, made of hand-hammered copper, is now available in brushed nickel.

Farmhouse Duet
$3,145
Native Trails
800/786-0862; nativetrails.net.

Hand-Carved Farmhouse Sink

The smooth lines of this hand-carved farmhouse sink bring an elegant touch to the kitchen. This model is available in both single- and double-bowl styles and in numerous colors.

Farmhouse sink
$1,750
Stone Forest
888/682-2987; stoneforest.com.

Soapstone Double-Basin Sink

Made of soapstone, this beautiful sink looks like a natural extension of the matching soapstone countertop. This stone sink won't burn or stain and is practically indestructible.

New England Traditional Double
$1,130
Green Mountain Soapstone
802/468-5636; greenmountainsoapstone.com.

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