Some people see the kitchen as a place to put leftovers and make sandwiches, whereas others see it as the heart of their home. If you’re culinarily inclined, you’ll want to make sure that your kitchen offers everything you need to make your cooking experience a pleasant one.
Is firing up the BBQ your favourite thing about summer? Many homes at Houseplanhunters.com have generously-sized decks that can accommodate nearly any size of outdoor grill, but these two show how to take outdoor entertaining to another level:
House No. 320611
This modern plan features two patios; one in the front, and one in the back. The back door patio is also adjacent to the kitchen/dining area, making transporting food from indoors a breeze.
House No. 512000
Not only does this cozy home have a large verandah, it also features an outdoor cook-top built into the chimney!
When you have a lot of toys, you need a lot of space to store them. These kitchens both include large walk-in pantries:
House No. 141514
This cute 2 bedroom home features a corner pantry.
House No. 326611
An ultra-modern and compact design includes a pantry for all your kitchen goodies.
Whether you prefer to cook in private or just need a bit of a barrier between you and your guests, these partitioned kitchens are for you.
House No. 360401
Efficient and compact, a galley kitchen may not have the most counterspace, but it provides a much more private setting for food preparation.
House No. 510230
A peninsula counter allows the living area to remain open, but also provides a modicum of separation for protective cooks. This plan also features a skylight directly over the kitchen.
House No. 171211
This cute design uses an island counter to separate the kitchen area from the dining area. Island counters also add extra counter space, and with barstools are great for guests to sit at while you prepare snacks or drinks.