Be inspired by this ultramodern kitchen makeover

High-gloss grey units, along with stainless-steel appliances, deliver the modern look the owners wanted.

High-gloss grey units, along with stainless-steel appliances, deliver the modern look the owners wanted. They chose solid walnut worktops and limestone flooring to fit in with the age of the grade-II listed property.

The high-gloss units are from Kimmel Kitchens, and the flooring from Mandarin Stone.

1/9 Ultramodern kitchen makeover

kitchen with refrigerator and kitchen worktop

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

Click ahead for the before shot...

2/9 Kitchen before

kitchen room with printed wall and sink

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

Ripping out the existing 1950s kitchen made way for a new minimalist and modern design. To create more space and light, two walls between and adjoining dining room and corridor were knocked down.

Overall cost: £17,495

Click ahead to see the dramatic transformation...

3/9 Breakfast bar

kitchen with white walls and kitchen worktops

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

The breakfast bar provides a gathering place for the family or party guests. Extending the worktop over the kitchen island gave the owners more room to prepare food.

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4/9 Larder cupboard

kitchen with oven and food items on shelves

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

A tall larder unit with well-designed internal storage, like this, was indispensable in the owner's goal in creating an organised, clutter-free kitchen.

5/9 Sink unit

kitchen with wine glasses and sink unit

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

Undermounted sinks and a joint-free surround have the right smooth, minimalist look. The granite worktop provides a stark contrast to the wooden one.

The sinks and tap are from Blanco.

6/9 Extractor

kitchen with extractor and kitchen storage

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

Stunning features, such a this sleek extractor, give this kitchen it's strong design element. The curviness adds a soft touch to the modern lines.

The Elica cooker hood is from Kimmel Kitchens.

7/9 Induction hob

kitchen with flower vase and induction hob

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

To enhance the seamless look that runs throughout the kitchen, the owners chose this flat ceramic hob as opposed to a traditional design with pan supports and knobs.

The Bosch Logixx ceramic induction hob is from Kimmel Kitchens.

8/9 Brick fireplace

kitchen with bricked fireplace and kitchen worktop

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

The owners had a fireplace built to house their wood-burning stove and to put back period character into the room. Its bricks tone perfectly with the walnut worktop.

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9/9 Double oven

kitchen with double oven and wooden board

(Image credit: Future PLC/Holly Jolliffe)

These double ovens provide the owners with twice the cooking capacity.

The ovens are from Bosch.

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Thea Babington-Stitt
Assistant Editor

Thea Babington-Stitt is the Assistant Editor for Ideal Home. Thea has been working across some of the UK’s leading interiors titles for nearly 10 years. 

She started working on these magazines and websites after graduating from City University London with a Masters in Magazine Journalism. Before moving to Ideal Home, Thea was News and Features Editor at Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc and Country Homes & Interiors.