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Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Anti McMansion contemporary kitchen
 

Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Anti McMansion

This bright, white, classic “Nantucket” style kitchen was part of the home's 1200 square foot expansion. Built around the needs of a chef and their family, this is a cook’s kitchen built for entertaining. The workspace and flow makes the kitchen as much of a joy to work in as it is to relax with friends in. The bright white cabinets and the cool grey island are complemented by the sea of white marble countertops. The extra deep stainless sink and commercial-style faucet lend an industrial feel to the kitchen, but the built-in banquette and custom window create a cozy, family-friendly feel.
The oversized 9' island is a central gathering space in this home.
Photo by Mike Mroz of Michael Robert Construction
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amyscrib wrote:
Do you find the island wide enough for a sink in the island? - Last question--PROMISE:). I love this kitchen--my house burned down and I am now rebuiling it. WOuld love to copy cat you:):) After living with the island is 4'3" wide enough with sink? and what is depth of sink. THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Your the nicest responder on houzz:)
December 3, 2013 at 2:14pm     
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Michael Robert Construction
And you just made my day! It's my pleasure. I know from experience how daunting the design and remodeling process can be. My husband and I take great pleasure in helping people through it both professionally and recreationally here on houzz.
December 3, 2013 at 3:06pm   
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amyscrib wrote:
Can you tell me the dimensions of the island? - Thanks!
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sorry to ask more--but what is the space between island and cabinets?
November 29, 2013 at 11:20am   
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Michael Robert Construction
No problem. 3'10".
November 29, 2013 at 9:14pm   
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jackkate2 wrote:
Subway tile? Just lovely kitchen! - Are the cabs bright white and is the subway standard white with white grout? Thank you for your time!
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White Mother of pearl tiles might also look very nice! http://www.tilecircle.com/mother-of-pearl-collection.html
November 6, 2013 at 7:44am      Thanked by jackkate2
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Glass Tile Store
If you need standard white subway, we have it! We supply grout as well.
November 6, 2013 at 10:41am        Thanked by jackkate2
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amywrench wrote:
Amy - Where are barstools from?
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Michael Robert Construction
These are from Pier 1
June 27, 2013 at 4:46am   
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James Nichols wrote:
Bookshelf dimensions - How deep are the little bookshelves on each end? Also, is there anything between the back of the cabinets and the panel under the counter? Looks like the bookshelves are wider than the area where the stools are.
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Interiors International, Inc.
That is a great kitchen. I applaud the designer.
December 22, 2012 at 8:55am   
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Michael Robert Construction
Thank you, Interiors International! James, the bookshelves are 9" deep. The area where the stools are is approx. 20". There is a 2x4 wall between the cabinets and the panel. That's where the plumbing is run, and it makes the whole island a more sturdy structure.
December 22, 2012 at 11:25am   
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ajland wrote:
Refrigerator - What brand refrigerator and is it built in? Do you mind doing without an ice dispenser? We love having one but they're not very clean looking or attractive!
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Hello. Our refrigerator will be placed in the same area that dies into an arched cased opening to the breakfast room. We are looking at a Thermador 48" side by side and want to know if you are able to fully extend the door past 90 degrees there. Do you have any advice on this- like is there a specific hinge style that is needed on the refrigerator or does it need to be inset as opposed to overlay door? Thank you. Love your kitchen!
December 14, 2013 at 6:15am   
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Michael Robert Construction
Hi and thank you! We have no problems with ours. It opens slightly more than 90 degrees. There's no real reason for it to open more, in my opinion. We did not do anything special with the hinges, but we have the freezer on bottom, not side by side. Really like this fridge!
December 14, 2013 at 9:55am   
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nancycmassey wrote:
How wide is the range hood? - Great classic kitchen! Could you tell me the width of the range hood? Thanks so much!
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ryandreid
Beautiful. what dimension are the pendant lights
October 7, 2013 at 7:40pm   
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Michael Robert Construction
These are the 7" benson pendants from Restoration Hardware
October 7, 2013 at 8:03pm   
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