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    Default New house kitchen/dining

    Hey guys

    We're building a new house and I'm looking for opinions on our kitchen in particular. I think the corner pantry uses up alot of space and would prefer a straight corner.. any suggestions on how to maximise our space here? No room for a walk in pantry. We do eat dinner at the table every night so don't want to extend too far into that space as it's already small. We won't have a TV in this living area as they'll be in the other lounge.

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    The corner pantry does take up a lot of room. Also it looks Iike the pantry door will clash with the stove/oven.

    I personally dislike having the sink on the breakfast bar area. I hate having the dirty dishes where people might be sitting on the other side. Also I prefer a big open bench to bake on (mixer, bowls, trays etc), but it’s really up to you how you cook.

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    Thanks, this is another thing I've been unsure of but not sure where else to put it at the moment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-DJ Nette View Post
    The corner pantry does take up a lot of room. Also it looks Iike the pantry door will clash with the stove/oven.

    I personally dislike having the sink on the breakfast bar area. I hate having the dirty dishes where people might be sitting on the other side. Also I prefer a big open bench to bake on (mixer, bowls, trays etc), but it’s really up to you how you cook.
    I’m the same. I hate sinks in the island bench. They looks messy, break up bench space.
    I don’t know how you would rearrange that kitchen though.

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    Default New house kitchen/dining

    I think the original layout is ok, it’s a bit old school though. You could put a walk in pantry behind the kitchen, but you’d need to take a bit of space from the room behind.

    If you’re not planning on putting a TV in this area would you be open to having it as just a kitchen and dining? You could then do a really big kitchen (using the dining space as well) and have a large dining room (the current living room). That would look amazing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    I think the original layout is ok, it’s a bit old school though. You could put a walk in pantry behind the kitchen, but you’d need to take a bit of space from the room behind.

    If you’re not planning on putting a TV in this area would you be open to having it as just a kitchen and dining? You could then do a really big kitchen (using the dining space as well) and have a large dining room (the current living room). That would look amazing.

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    this is what I'd suggest too.
    or any way to turn kitchen more into a galley style with island bench

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    Or if you still want a living area you could do something like this Adjustments.JPG

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Or if you still want a living area you could do something like this Attachment 105071
    This is a much better design.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Or if you still want a living area you could do something like this Attachment 105071
    I would do this, even if it means you can only fit a small sitting area for the living space, or just ditch the living area altogether. I would much rather have one lounge room and a good sized kitchen, than 2 lounges and a pokey kitchen. In your current plan, the kitchen seems like an afterthought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Or if you still want a living area you could do something like this Attachment 105071
    Yes this is what I was going to suggest!


 

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