Farmhouse Sink Ideas for Cottage-Style Kitchens

The Dirtiest Places in Your Kitchen
Cottage or country-style farmhouse sinks add instant charm to any kitchen. The range of materials makes this kitchen the perfect choice. From copper to stainless steel to the classic fireclay sink, there is a sink to fit every style and budget.

Farmhouse Sink Complements a Cottage Kitchen

A farmhouse sink sits center stage in this cottage-style kitchen. White countertops, pearl-gray beaded-board cabinets and open shelving above the apron sink create a clean look with everything for a great meal right at hand.

Small-Space Farmhouse Sink

Go for a retro look with a square apron-front sink that's compact enough to fit into any kitchen remodel. Farmhouse sinks, also called apron sinks, range in size to fit your plan.

Farmhouse Sink with Splashy Backsplash

The clean lines of a white classic apron-front sink paired with intricate period-pattern tile backsplash gives this kitchen all the detail it needs.

Soapstone Counter and Farmhouse Sink

Add a farmhouse sink to a kitchen island to increase the hardworking areas of your kitchen. The soapstone countertop surrounds the deep-basined apron-front sink. Dishwasher drawers in the island offer modern convenience.

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Farmhouse Sink with a View

An apron-front centered by a large window offers a view-filled vantage point and work space. The sink, countertop, and window combo are the visual anchor in the large white kitchen.

Kitchen Sink with Old-fashioned Elegance

It's the best of both worlds. This old-fashioned apron-front sink is adorned with vintage-looking (but modern) bridge-style faucets.

Copper Apron-Front Sink

Farmhouse sinks are manufactured in a wide range of materials: cast iron, stone, or metal. Here, a copper apron-front sink with vintage bridge style copper faucets adds retro style to this modern kitchen -- and looks great with green granite countertops.

Cottage Kitchen with Farmhouse Sink

A white cast-iron farmhouse sink is framed by decorative pilasters, a feature of the cabinetry. White-and-blue tile backsplash and a wooden countertop enhance the country feel of the kitchen. And nothing brightens up a work area like placement in front of a window.

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Farmhouse Sink Framed by Tumbled Marble

Rustic yet beautifully functional, this white farmhouse sink is set into a countertop and backsplash of tumbled marble. The arched window frame features recessed lighting to illuminate the work area day and night.

Farmhouse Sink Options

Farmhouse sinks can also be made with composite, fireclay, vitreous china, solid-surfacing, stainless steel, and stone. This deep-basined apron-front sink is paired with a countertop with deep grooves that channel spilled water back into the sink.

Small Space, Big Style

A small kitchen doesn't mean you have to downsize your dreams of style. For example, a small farmhouse sink and in-scale faucet allow this tiny kitchen to retain its cottage charm. Check manufacturers for small-scale apron-front sinks to fit any space.

Farmhouse Sink Patina

A copper apron-front sink adds a warm patina to this rustic cottage kitchen. Green marble countertops keep the design simple but elegant.

Cottage-Style Farmhouse Sink

A vintage kitchen with nostalgic charm features a small apron-front sink. Colorful vintage pottery, kitchenware and other knickknacks are displayed on a shelf above the white-washed, beaded-board backsplash.

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