Needless to say the drawing is not to scale
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Before I make any recommendations for your kitchen, is your kitchen floor flat or slightly lower than your current floor? If it is relatively flat but lower, You can still put the vinyl planks on and use a Roberts 50mm x 3.3m Aluminium Cover Strip - 5 Pack or similar to transition between floors.
Putting kitchen wall cabinets is an excellent way of adding more storage. I suggest using the Bellini 60cm Stainless Steel Recirculating Slideout Rangehood in combination with the Bellini Charcoal Filters - 2 Pack to filter smells and smoke. The Bellini recirculating range hood has aluminium grease filters that are dishwasher safe. So after a heavy day of cooking, you can place the filters straight into the dishwasher to remove the built-up grease.
If you're serious about the wine rack, why not take the next step up and get a Devanti Black 18 Bottle Wine Cooler Fridge. It adds practicality, especially if you want your wine to last. You can add another drawer on top of your existing one by using a Kaboodle 600mm Metal Sided Soft Close Drawer.
At the end of your island run, you'll just have enough space for the wine fridge and a 300mm base cabinet. I suggest going for wild on the back panel of the island. The new owners can change it back to white if it's too wild for them. Changing the doors to new white ones will only work if your existing doors are the same size as the Kaboodle flat pack doors. Otherwise, you will have to just paint them. I'll leave the benchtop choice up to you.
Here is the cabinet list.
Your drawer front will have to be specially ordered and signed off by your installer to make sure the correct size is purchased. Please have a look at the drawings and tell us what you think. If you wish to see it in another configuration, please let me know.
Here is a link for ideas and inspiration: Top 10 most popular kitchen projects
This looks wonderful. Thank you so much.
And the floor is even it is just that I have laid some vinyl planks up to where the tiles were. There will be a small lip from the tiles to the vinyl planks.
It is wonderful that you like @EricL's design. I'm sure he'll be pleased to hear when he's back on the site after the weekend.
I thought I'd add. Although it's nice to consider your neighbours when doing construction works, you are well within your rights to renovate your entire apartment. If you were gutting the whole apartment, they'd be looking at several weeks' worth of daily noise (within requirements), not a weekend of grinding. I'd drop a box of chocolates at their door with a note that lets them know they might want to head out to the park for the weekend as you'll be breaking out the grinder.
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