When Kitchen & Bath Details was approached by a client for a kitchen in their summer home, we knew one thing for certain – these folks will be entertaining! Houseguests abound when you own a stunning home on property overlooking Mattapoisett Harbor. As family and friends wander in off the beach to begin to unwind for a lovely meal the reminiscing begins: previous summers, missed putts and Opti’s gone awry. Our homeowners wanted a large functional space to accommodate many hands to assist in the evening meal preparations and to share in the joy of togetherness.
The Kitchen & Bath Details design team went to work creating a kitchen that has multiple work stations, a big country sink and an island that houses a microwave, seating and the ever present jar of fresh flowers collected from the garden. The color palate was inspired by the seaside location, Medallions semi-custom cabinetry in Oyster Heirloom finish and expansive granite countertops the color of beach sand set the tone for a relaxed weekend retreat.
As many residents on the southeast coast of MA would agree, no one feels like leaving the activities early to hit the supermarket. Chief Designer Tena Collyer allowed for this by installing an impressive Sub-Zero refrigerator, ice maker and refrigerator drawers. The kitchen had several unusual angles, which Tena used to her design advantage, angling the SubZero transitions the space between kitchen, wet bar and into the dining area. As a nod towards the families’ love of grilling and their sense of humor, asparagus pulls were used on the SubZero!