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Casual Country Kitchen

A counter-height table provides extra prep space.

The kitchen in the 2008 Princess Margaret Hospital Showhome has a large dining/work island that's both practical and inviting. The height of the island makes it ideal for extra counter space, while the openness underneath accommodates high dining chairs, making it the perfect spot for guests to perch while dinner is being prepared, or a casual hub for family dinners. The rustic bleached oak chandelier adds to the casual, country feel of the kitchen.

Pick up our March 2009 issue for more photos of this showhome, or take a virtual tour through this kitchen.

For more island inspiration, see our Kitchen Tables As Islands photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home March 2009 issue
  • Products: Tableware, House & Home; stools, Pottery Barn; custom cabinetry, Heritage Kitchens; custom island, Rettie Restoration; CaesarStone countertops, Ciot, fabrication by York Marble; Oly Studio light fixture, South Hill Home; sink, faucet, Franke; countertop appliances, Krups; appliances, Amiel Distribution; stainless steel backsplash, iMetal; photographs, John Queenan.

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