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Kitchen Island or Kitchen Peninsula? - Wake County New Home Kitchen Ideas

Posted by Stanton Homes on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

Photos and Custom Home Tips: Kitchen Islands and Kitchen Peninsulas 

Kitchen Island or Kitchen Peninsula? Choose the style that fits your lifestyle - custom home builders can shape it your way

10 ways to design your Kitchen Island versus Kitchen Peninsula - more ideas for your custom home. Built by Stanton Homes in North Carolina. 

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#1 Peninsula Kitchen idea: Freedom of Access  

Kitchen peninsula Judson

This Peninsula Kitchen allows for wide open space to allow freedom of movement, accessibility, aging in place and lots of cooks in the Kitchen!

#2 Peninsula Kitchen Idea: Eating Bar

Kitchen peninsula Kelley

This Peninsula Kitchen has a convenient Raised Eating Bar with space underneath to tuck bar stools.

#3 Peninsula Kitchen Idea: Wrap Around

Peninsula Kitchen - Penelope


This Peninsula Kitchen provides a wrap around opportunity to spread out in every direction - with a high top seating bar looking over the countertops. 

#4 Peninsula Kitchen Idea: Boosting the Breakfast Nook

Kitchen peninsula Oak Lane

This Peninsula Kitchen provides a lengthy raised bar designed for seating adjacent to the Breakfast Nook.

#5 Peninsula Kitchen Idea - Minimalist 

Kitchen peninsula Bostwick

This Peninsula Kitchen is designed to provide more open space for everything happening in the rest of the home. Great Farmhouse sink, too!

Your Kitchen design should take into account your activities, based on the work triangle between the sink, cook top, and refrigerator.  

Kitchen Island DesignKitchen Peninsula Design


Here are 5 Kitchen Island perspectives: 

#1 Kitchen Island Idea - Fun and Practical

Kitchen Island New River 2-1

This Island Kitchen is designed to have all the cleanup in its own space - with ample countertop for stacking and sorting.

#2 Kitchen Idea - Chef's Kitchen

Kitchen island Statesman

This Island Kitchen is designed to be whatever you need, in this gourmet Chef's Kitchen with massive possibilities.

#3 Kitchen Island - With Tuck-under Seating

Kitchen Island Remington 2

This Island Kitchen is designed for tuck-under seating, so chairs can be out of the way when not in use. Stained wood provides a formal effect.

#4 Kitchen Island - Casual Country

Kitchen Island Mccoy

This Island Kitchen is the center of attention, with a striking natural wood, furniture look, and eating bar with its own special space. 

#5 Kitchen Island - Dual Purpose

Kitchen Island Rossi-1

This Island Kitchen doubles as an eating bar and buffet bar, with lots of surface for snacks on the ledge, within easy reach of the Great Room.

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