One of the best places to gather in a home is the kitchen. It's where meals are made and entertaining begins.
In fact, The Wall Street Journal even recently claimed that the kitchen is the "new great room," measuring as much as 3,000 square feet in newly built mansions.
But you don't need a mansion to have a kitchen with some cool amenities like a hidden refrigerator or gadget-filled island. In honor of the ultimate kitchen holiday — we're taking a look at some of the sweetest kitchens in homes currently on the market.
The open kitchen in this Southern California home, on sale for $20 million, has great views of the water. And the mix of stone and wood is lovely.
The kitchen inside of this $800,000 Saratoga Springs home is very funky. We're impressed by the stainless steel range. Sitting at a round booth table like that looks like a great way to facilitate family conversations.
Inside of a $27 million Chicago mansion, you'll find this Goliath kitchen. We really like the contrast of the dark wood island and light cabinets. There seems to be a ton of storage room and the two chandeliers are impressive.
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