renovation ruminations: part 5

I have never had an impressive kitchen so wasn’t too disappointed with the existing one.

1.old kitchen2.old kitchen

The lino was evicted the day after we moved in, revealing Tasmanian oak floorboards. The cupboard space was adequate and with the island we brought with us, the kitchen was functional.

3.old kitchen14.old kitchen25.old kitchen

I then saw the cooker of my dreams in a catalogue, an offer too good to refuse. And so, it began. We had to relocate the electric water heater from the corner and solved that problem with solar hot water.

6.during

The huge cabinet only just fit through the door but determination won out.

7.during

We tried not to let the demolition get in the way of cocktail hour.

8.cocktail time9.tiles off

We removed the old door and window next to it to create a wall and fitted a new door

10.door11.door13.door14.door15.door16.door17.door

then returned to the task of demolition.

18.rustic

Next, we were ready for the professionals, who very quickly created a masterpiece.

19.rebuild

The Belling Range takes pride of place.

19a.new cooker

Our kitchen, and home, is now complete.

20.after north view21.after east view22.after south view23.after west view24.after front door25.outside door

 

10 thoughts on “renovation ruminations: part 5

  1. Now that is an absolutely stunning transformation! No-one deserves/warrants a state-of-the-art kitchen more than you – it’s now on par with your excellent standard of cuisine!

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