A Recipe For Style: 5 Enviable Kitchens

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At desirable addresses from West Coast to East, these impeccable kitchens blend comfort, style, and functionality.

Modern Farmhouse Charm

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Houston, Texas | Laura MayerMartha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

In the desirable Sunset Terrace neighborhood, this delightful five-bedroom farmhouse-inspired home has been impeccably designed and outfitted for contemporary living, offering a study, a generous wine room, a game room, a sunroom, a finished garage with an apartment, a Control4 audiovisual system, and abundant storage. Beneath a striking beamed ceiling, the roomy kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, a dual-oven Wolf range with six burners and a griddle, a wet bar, an island, and a breakfast area that flows to the inviting family room.

Light-Filled West Village Retreat

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New York, New York | Brad IngallsSotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

This West Village townhouse is a wonderful urban retreat accompanied by some 1,400 square feet of outdoor living space. An elevator affords access to all six light-filled floors, which feature five bedrooms, six full and four half baths, a parlor with a fireplace, an additional living room with a wet bar, a sauna, a workout room, a wine cellar, and a penthouse sunroom flanked by terraces. The warm, welcoming kitchen is clad in American black walnut and Botticino Fiorito marble and boasts top-tier appliances.

Old World Inspiration

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Pacific Palisades, California | Mary DavidSotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage

Mediterranean inspiration pervades this magnificent modern villa. The heart of the home, the spacious skylit kitchen includes an oversized island, superior-caliber appliances, an adjoining family room, and access to a covered patio, an outdoor kitchen, and the home’s lovely mosaic-tiled pool and spa. A formal living and dining rooms; an office; an owner’s suite with a fireplace, a walk-in closet, and a balcony; three guest suites—one serving as a game room; a theater; and a gym with a sauna complete the compelling picture.

Magnificent Montecito Mediterranean

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Santa Barbara, California | Sandy LipowskiSotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village Road Brokerage

Exemplifying relaxed elegance, this stunning five-bedroom residence is located on 20 gated acres in Montecito. Colorful new landscaping, Lutron smart lighting, five bedroom suites, and a media room with vaulted ceilings, blackout shades, and a wide screen are among the highlights. A cook’s kitchen with an oversized island, classical cabinetry, and integrated appliances overlooks the great room and benefits from its sweeping ocean vistas. Pocket doors lead to the infinity-edge pool, hot tub, alfresco grilling area, and bocce court.

Bright and Inviting Greenwich Oasis

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Greenwich, Connecticut | Lisa WeickerSotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

On 1.23 acres at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in midcountry Greenwich, this wonderful 4,508-square-foot home offers formal living and dining rooms, a welcoming family room, an owner’s suite with an office, four guest suites, and an expansive flagstone terrace with a fireplace and a built-in grill—all giving way to a sweeping lawn and a pool. Cheerful and bright, the cook’s kitchen features classic cabinetry, elegant marble, exceptional appliances, wine storage space, counter seating for a crowd, and an inviting breakfast area.

 

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