English Country Dream Kitchen

Dream Bath - Kitchen
A blend of materials, dark and light colors, and intricate details give this English-inspired kitchen a dreamlike look. Check out the features that make this kitchen beautiful.

English-Inspired Masterpiece

This kitchen is an architectural masterpiece with English-inspired design and a combination of colors and finishes. The neutral color palette with dark accents draws attention to the crown molding, the beaded recessed panels, and other intricate details. The kitchen revolves around the granite-topped island, which is perfect for meal prep or casual dining.

Let In Light

An arched, undressed window allows natural light to pour into the room, giving it a warm, welcoming feel. The arch of the window keeps with the English style and was inspired by the curves of the Westminster Bridge over London's Thames River. The bare window adds a sense of simplicity to the detail-oriented kitchen.

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Stylish Custom Cabinetry

Custom cabinetry provides warmth and traditional style in this kitchen. Crisscross muntins add interest to the glass-front doors, which turn storage space into a display case. The crown molding on the upper cabinets creates an elegant, custom look.

Traditional and Contemporary Features

The elaborate cabinet details continue above the range with intricate molding and scrolled corbels, which draw attention to the range and the Carrara marble tile backsplash. The stainless-steel appliances add a contemporary twist to the otherwise traditional kitchen. Mini chandeliers above the island add traditional style plus beautiful accent lighting.

Multipurpose Island

An ebony finish on the island contrasts with the rest of the kitchen's putty-color cabinets. The island not only has plenty of storage space, but also an additional oven and sink to help with meal preparation. The large counter space is perfect for meal prep, simple dining, or socializing.

Elegant Character

This section of cabinetry was designed to look like a stand-alone hutch. It provides additional storage and coordinates with the large island. The small counter space is perfect for decorative details that add color and character to the kitchen. The crisscross wire on the cabinets and the scrolled corbels add to the room's sense of elegance.

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