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Classic Kitchen

The owners of this Winchester Victorian knew their dark, dated kitchen (complete with red-tiled floor and old wooden cabinets) did not measure up to the rest of their well-appointed, period home. They asked Feinmann to improve the functionality and beauty of the kitchen without changing the existing footprint, add new storage and counter space, and create a spot for casual dining.
The end result is a classic design, combining white, green, and wood tones. Off-white cabinets and crisp crown molding create a striking contrast to the 5” mahogany floorboards, and various green-colored accents throughout the room tie the space together visually. These include green granite counter tops, small green accent tiles arranged in a band and nestled among white subway tiles for the backsplash, and light sage wall color. The existing wood stove was replaced with a grand wood-burning fireplace, giving the room an entirely new look.
The decision was made very early on to remove a wall between the kitchen and a separate pantry, to visually open up the kitchen. Two wall ovens and a microwave now occupy that former pantry space. An island at the center of the kitchen provides for additional work surface and a place for casual seating. Under-cabinet lights improve functionality and angled recessed spotlights draw attention to the room’s striking fireplace.



Photos by John Horner
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fcasey wrote:
What is the name of the granite?
   Comment   December 11, 2013
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi and thanks for your question. The granite is Costa Esmeralda granite.
December 11, 2013 at 10:27am     
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step15 wrote:
spotlights - what's size of spotlights used here 4" or 5"?
   Comment   October 21, 2013
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Do you get enough light from 4"? Why did you switch to smaller size?
November 14, 2013 at 12:50pm   
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Feinmann, Inc.
So here is what our design staff says: The 4" spots are more aesthetically pleasing in most spaces plus with the latest LED technology being used for task lighting (i.e. under cabinets), you can still get plenty of light in your space. Hope that answers your question.
November 14, 2013 at 1:08pm   
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lisavaughan wrote:
What type of flooring is used?
   Comment   January 20, 2013
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Feinmann, Inc.
Hi @lisavaughan and thank you for your question. The flooring is 5" wide mahogany floorboards. We love this kitchen, too. Classic!
June 11, 2014 at 1:16pm   
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alexandria13 wrote:
What brand is the cooktop?
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it is a viking.
June 4, 2012 at 6:42am   
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alexandria13
Thank you. Is it worth the price difference? How long have you enjoyed this beautiful kitchen?
June 4, 2012 at 1:52pm   
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taramccarthy wrote:
What is the name of the granite and what is the name of the green color backsplash?
   Comment   February 22, 2012
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Granite Grannies
It looks more like a Costa Esmerelda Granite....
June 26, 2012 at 2:08pm   
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it doesn't look green at all to me. it looks more like a grey color. i love it though.
August 11, 2012 at 11:38am   
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phtx wrote:
What kind of blinds are on the windows please?
   Comment   February 20, 2012
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Lori Sylvester
Because you can not see the strings of a pleated shade and with out being able to zoom in on the pic, I would say these are cellular shades, with top down, bottom up option. Hunter Douglas is one of the best manufactures of such shades, but they are available from many manufacturer.
February 22, 2012 at 5:45am   
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Hi phtx and thanks for your question. These are top down, bottom up pleated shades by Hunter Douglas.
May 27, 2014 at 12:27pm   
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yellowgreen2 wrote:
Kitchen size, length and width. - Please advise kitchen space size. Thanks. Lovely space.
   Comment   June 9, 2014
Denise VinWorrall wrote:
What is the cabinet paint colour called? What colour is the hardware? - We have an old house, finally getting to do the kitchen!! We did Herbal Green walls ( painted over the panelling) and want to do a crisp clean white to trim and cabinets. I'm thinking of Butterrum Granite for the countertop. The floor is a mix of beiges. Thank you... Love this kitchen!!
     Comment   February 18, 2013
lingpei wrote:
Wall paint - What is the wall paint color used? Thanks
   Comment   December 22, 2012
albsandv wrote:
May I know the dimensions of the island (countertop, including overhang)? Thanks!
   Comment   December 9, 2012

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Vanessa Brunner added this to The Dos and Don'ts of Home Appraisal
When remodeling: DO tackle all the major features in each room. Kitchen — DO have:An open layoutNewer matching appliances, stainless steelExtra perks like small beverage refrigerators, dual dishwashers, instant hot water and a central vacuum clean-outGranite countertopsCustom cabinetryDON'T try to fix outdated cabinetry or countertops. These need to be replaced if you want to add value — new hardware won't be enough to fix them.

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