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This kitchen is designed to be an integral part of the view-oriented, spec-built home’s entertaining environment.
|"This kitchen is a work of art in itself. Like the rest of the house, it is remarkable not only for the high quality of the components that went into its design but also for the great mixture of materials and textures."
— Shirley Wall, Wall St. West Custom Homes
This kitchen is designed to be an integral part of the view-oriented, spec-built home’s entertaining environment. Equally suited for preparing gourmet meals or welcoming guests, the kitchen’s sleek design contributes significantly to the overall sophistication of the home’s interior style. A “floating” staircase of stainless steel and cherry, the focal point of the main floor, defines the transition between kitchen, dining room and living room space while allowing all these areas to interact with each other visually as well as functionally.
Style of Home | Prairie
Location | DC Ranch, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Total Square Footage | 6,962
Market Value | $2.6 million
Builder | Wall St. West Custom Homes, Scottsdale
Architect | H&S International, Scottsdale
Interior Design | Wall St. West Custom Homes
Target Market | Executive couple; professional athlete
Major Products Used | Appliances: SubZero (refrigerator); Dacor (double ovens, gas cooktop, warming drawer, microwave); Fisher & Paykel (double dishwasher); Scotsman (under-counter bar refrigerator); Viking (gas barbecue) | Cabinetry: Downsview Kitchens | Countertops: Indian Premium granite; stainless steel; glass | Flooring: Ardennes Noir Tile; Avalon | Home Controls: Radio RA | HVAC: Lennox | Lighting: Tech Lighting | Plumbing Fixtures: Hansgrohe | Windows: Western Insulated Glass
Materials Mix It Up in This Kitchen