opinions on kitchen pass through

raddad2June 6, 2014
Hi everyone, I'm looking for opinions on a kitchen remodeling idea..
We are moving out of our home in San Francisco and are remodeling the kitchen in preparation for sale. Our home has a traditional closed kitchen and not the currently popular open kitchen.

Because of how the kitchen is located (bordered by a lightwell, bathroom, and hallway), it's not possible to open any kitchen wall into an open room and create an open concept kitchen.

My thought is to make a pass through from the kitchen to the adjacent hallway, sort of how the attached picture looks (but in the picture it opens into a room).

I'd appreciate any thoughts on this. Is it strange that it opens onto a hallway? Does it add anything in terms of making the kitchen feel more open? Should I bother doing it or should I just concentrate on remodeling the kitchen itself?

Any thoughts are welcome and appreciated!

- Ray
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i dont see why, its an opening to a hall way that looks at a door and a wall. and its an inside wall, so it wont help bring any extra light really. i would only do it if the bedroom wall was opened up and the dining room went there. and the bedroom went off the living room.
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Liza Jane Interiors
Raddad, hi. I would not spend the money on opening up the wall into a hallway. If you are moving, I would update the bathrooms and kitchen (specifically cabinets, countertop, appliances) and leave it at that.
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