The air is cooler, the leaves are changing colors, and the holidays are quickly approaching. For many of us, that means we will be spending more time in our houses and our kitchens, preparing an array of seasonal goodies and meals to help ring in the festivities. Cooking and baking is often a delightful and memorable activity during this time of year, and the grander the kitchen you can cook or bake in, the better! As we look ahead to new delicious memories, we’re happy to highlight and share a curated selection of extravagant kitchens that make meal prep a dream from Howard Hanna’s Homes of Distinction program.
Elegance and comfort combine throughout this gorgeous Canyon Lakes home, resulting in a warm and inviting environment all around. Amenities include a full bar, an exercise room, multiple fireplaces, and a covered rear porch. In addition to these spectacular comforts, the bright and polished kitchen boasts a fabulous design and delivers an excellent experience. Featuring a coffered ceiling, timeless cabinetry, an ample island with farmhouse sink, and high-end appliances and countertops, this is a pleasing space that offers the perfect setting to cook and bake all of your favorite foods!
Built with attention to detail and quality in mind, this beautiful house sits on over 9 acres in a private location. The wide-open marble entryway leads to an exceptional and well-equipped kitchen. From bronze appliances by Sub-Zero, Miele, and Dacor to granite counter tops, a center island with pendant lighting, and a huge walk-in pantry, the kitchen is an incredible space designed specifically to make cooking and baking a luxurious experience. Opening to the amazing family room with gas fireplace, window seats, and loads of natural light, this fantastic kitchen is sure to contribute to a heavenly dining experience.
This magnificent, custom-built home greets guests with a two-story foyer featuring black walnut flooring, and a tour of the house quickly reveals a bright formal dining room, a large office, and beautiful built-in bookcases flanking a gas log fireplace in the great room, plus walls of windows to enjoy the changing seasons. The phenomenal kitchen features a center island with prep sink, a breakfast bar, all KitchenAid stainless steel appliances, granite surfaces, ceramic tile flooring, and a large eat-in area with serving buffet and beverage refrigerator. Adding to the glamour of the home is its lower level, complete with a rec room, a second kitchen, an exercise room, and more. This home is sure to help make the coming festivities tasty and enjoyable!
This pristine manor home offers the ultimate in luxury living! Privately situated on 4.4 lush acres of land, Glen Hollow is a dream seeker’s paradise. Every inch of this immaculately kept home was custom designed. Soaring ceilings, marble, limestone, and other exquisite features are on display throughout the home. Not only is the house pleasing to behold, but the kitchen is sure to entertain the masses. Two ovens, two under-counter refrigerators – in addition to a Sub-Zero refrigerator – and two islands with an additional sink and dishwasher mean that you’ll be ready to prepare and clean up after any feast. Following your meal, you are sure to enjoy the media room, hot tub, sauna, in-ground pool, or golf simulator. Whatever strikes your fancy, this house will be ready for you!
A private oasis is ready and waiting on Music Street! Hidden on almost 11 acres of tranquility, the property includes a renovated ranch home as well as a custom addition that overlooks a beautiful lake. In the ranch house, a fabulous primary suite, a sunroom, and a screened-in porch ensure that relaxation is always the name of the game. As hard as it will be to leave these delightful spaces, once you’re ready to do so, the gorgeous remodeled kitchen is sure to impress! It has soaring ceilings with skylights, quartz counters, and porcelain flooring. The perfect space to whip up something delicious, it’s also open to the dining area and to a great room with a stone fireplace. And after you’re done in the kitchen, you’ll surely want to spend some time in the in-home spa that overlooks the lake, or go onto the deck and enjoy the sparkling waterside scenery!
Designed with both everyday living and elegance in mind, this remarkable house combining practicality with comfort is perfect for every activity, from watersport fun to sophisticated entertaining. From elegant appointments and an in-house elevator to workshops and floating docks, this home boasts a wide range of amenities. Among them, the stunning and generously sized kitchen is simply amazing, making it easy to stretch out and prepare a meal of any size. Perhaps most breathtaking, however, is the view overlooking the wide expanse of Lynnhaven River, which is sure to add to the joy of cooking in this charming space!
Beautifully appointed and meticulously maintained, this lovely home offers privacy and tranquility alike. Nestled on over 5 acres and featuring lovely views of its natural setting, the house is designed with comfort in mind. An in-ground pool with a pool house, a wonderful tiered patio with beautiful landscaping, and a lighted tennis court complete the picturesque property. Inside, you’ll quickly fall in love with the ample gourmet kitchen featuring a casual dining area, beautiful cabinetry, a contrasting island, and top-of-the-line appliances – sure to make holiday meal prep a breeze! After enjoying a day in this gorgeous kitchen and exploring the outdoor setting, features such as the wet bar, wine cellar, and fireplaces will ensure that you end your day in total bliss.
An elegant executive estate situated on 3 acres, this meticulously crafted home has been built with the most discerning homeowners in mind. High-end details and stylish fixtures complement the stunning lake views throughout the home. The gourmet eat-in kitchen is also a masterpiece, featuring Bosch appliances, an island, a cozy nook, two pantries, a beverage bar, and even more lake views. Meal prep will never feel the same again! Amazingly, a second full kitchen and bar are on the lower level, providing even more space for food storage and meal prep during the coming holidays. Afterward, you’ll also enjoy views of the stunning property through the wall of windows in the great room.
This all-brick Georgian Colonial offers the ultimate in luxurious lakefront living! Wake up to the sound of the lake and head out to your private balcony each day. Soaring ceilings and warm walnut floors await you in the great room, along with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and unsurpassed lake views. When it’s time to prepare a meal or a snack, you’ll also be comfortable in the ample kitchen, which includes professional-grade appliances, a breakfast bar, an eat-in area, a wet bar, and a huge pantry. It’s the perfect setting to entertain while you cook, and the warm hearth room is the ideal spot to relax with coffee or a cocktail in front of the fireplace. Just steps away are stunning living and dining rooms beautifully enhanced with walnut floors and rich millwork. It’s the perfect setting for the coming holiday season!
You can discover more luxury homes with stunning kitchens and other high-end features in Howard Hanna’s Homes of Distinction program via our extensive collection of eBrochures.