Properties with impressive kitchens
This week: properties with impressive kitchens – from a 16th-century manor in landscaped gardens in Cambridgeshire to a renovated country house in 36 acres in Provence
Ardlebank House, Ballintuim, Blairgowrie, Perthshire. This property was built in 2011 by local architects specialising in sustainable buildings, and is clad in reclaimed slate, Siberian larch and local stone. The large open-plan kitchen has an induction hob, teppanyaki plate, grill pit and wok hob as well as three ovens. 4 beds, 4 baths, gym, double garage, roof terrace, garden, 1 acre. £1.3m Savills 01738-477519.
Castelnau, Barnes, London SW13. A Grade II-listed Regency house with integrated coach house close to Barnes village. A bespoke kitchen features Carrara marble surfaces, an integrated fridge/freezer/wine cooler and folding doors leading onto the garden. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, wine cellar, parking. £5.5m Knight Frank 020-3371 3130.
Chapters House, Treloyan, St Ives, Cornwall. A modernist house built by the current owners in 2016 and designed to take advantage of the light and the views. There is a large open plan kitchen with luxury modern fittings along with a dining and living area with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors leading onto the garden. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, roof terrace, swimming pool complex, double garage, parking, garden. £1.45m Jackson-Stops 01872-261160.
Coachmans Lodge, Churt, Surrey. A contemporary property in the countryside but only 50 miles from London. The curved exteriors feature wood cladding and glass walls, and the open-plan interiors include a bespoke kitchen with mezzanine area above. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, cinema room, breakfast kitchen, 1-bed studio, stable block, 8-car garage, stores, gardens, lakes, paddock, woodland, 11.5 acres. £3.5m Savills 01252-729002.
Saint Justin, Vaucluse, Provence, France. A renovated 17th-century house with countryside views and a range of outbuildings. The main kitchen has a large range cooker set in a large fireplace and a central cooking island with integrated appliances. 8 beds, 5 baths, 4 receps, stabling, pool, 35.6 acres. €3.95m Knight Frank 020-7861 5034.
Summerside House, Hindley Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland. A property created from an old farm steading with views across landscaped gardens and a large bespoke kitchen with bi-fold doors opening onto a dining terrace. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3.6 acres. £1.15m Sanderson Young 0191-223 3500.
Sunrise, Torquay, Devon. A modern property arranged over four floors with balconies and terraces to take advantage of the sea views. It has programmable underfloor heating, intelligent lighting and passive ventilation systems, and the kitchen has granite worktops, Siemens appliances and a wine fridge. 4 beds, 5 baths, open plan kitchen/dining/living area, pantry, media room, garage and parking, lift. £1.9m John Couch 01803-296500.
The Manor House, Orton Waterville, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. A manor dating from 1571 set in an elevated position and surrounded by landscaped gardens. The bespoke hand-crafted kitchen has Wolf cooking appliances and floor-to ceiling doors that lead onto a courtyard garden area. 7 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, pantry, games room, boot room, cloakroom, stables, garages, stores, outbuildings, 1.1 acres. £2.275m Fine & Country 01780-750200.