Feast Your Eyes: Kitchen Transformations


It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether they’re trying out a new recipe, relaxing with a hot cup of coffee or simply talking amongst family and friends, this aroma-filled, inviting space has continuously served as a gathering spot for residents and visitors alike throughout the years. Staying up with the latest kitchen trends is therefore a key component for making a house feel like home.

Here are five homes with inspiring kitchen transformations that embrace today’s most popular trends. From freshly painted bold colors and grey tones to added center islands, custom cabinetry and more, it’s no wonder why the kitchen is so often the most beloved room in the house.

202 MansfieldDarien, CT

Using current and “Vogue-design” concepts, homeowner and listing agent Grace Ann Baresich completely transformed the kitchen of this antique Colonial home, which rests on over an acre of private land in the town of Darien, CT. Baresich worked with HOBI Award winning architects VAS Construction to incorporate top concepts and trends from expert New York City design centers, which resulted in a magnificent kitchen complete with professional appliances, granite and marble countertops, as well as a breakfast room with an incredibly modern and innovative gas fireplace surrounded by smooth stainless steel and glass coals. Tones of grey, following the popular kitchen design “grey is the new white” trend for 2015, can be found on cabinetry throughout, adding an overall stylish, sleek feel to the successfully renovated space.



157 Breezy Hill Road—Stamford, CT

Also designed by its current homeowner, the kitchen of this unique contemporary home is dynamic in size, able to accommodate the entire family and then some! A gigantic center island, floor to ceiling windows, a fireplace, free-standing bar and many other impressive features grace this modern kitchen with an unparalleled appeal. There is even a vacuum system built into several sections of the bottom cabinets. Simply sweep up a pile of crumbs to the corners of the cabinets, and they are gone in the blink of an eye. It doesn’t get much easier than that!

6 Hillview Drive—Scarsdale, NY

Originally built in 1948, this meticulously updated Colonial home showcases a fabulous new kitchen with an undeniably modern appeal. The outstanding eat-in space features a center island, top-notch appliances and bold accents of grey to embrace the growing stylistic trends of today. There’s plenty of room to gather around in this fine kitchen—a perfect spot to bring the whole family together to enjoy good food and great company!

709 West Road—New Canaan, CT

The finest finishes and details are built within the walls of this exquisite Colonial home, situated on over four acres of pristine land in the town of New Canaan, CT. Upon entering the residence, one is bound to be amazed by its stunning features and craftsmanship throughout, especially in the newly redone kitchen, which boasts a strikingly gorgeous contemporary style. Constructed by Andrew Carr of Sarah Blank Design Studio of Greenwich, this space is one of the home’s many highlights, offering high-end appliances, a center island, an eat-in area, hardwood floors and more. What a transformation!


14 Campden Road—Scarsdale, NY

Originally constructed in 1927, this antique stone Tudor home offers its residents a lifestyle of true luxury and comfort. The stunning, modernized residence contains a spacious, eat-in kitchen with many unique features including concrete countertops, custom cabinetry as well as various top of the line appliances perfect for cooking a tasty meal among company. There are never too many chefs in the kitchen at this Scarsdale residence! Ample counter space, a center island and an overall airy setting provide a beautifully transformed space for all to thoroughly enjoy.

Looking for more inspiration? Here are some “Houzz” top kitchen trends for 2015. Be sure to check them out, and start your renovation plans today!

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