Finalizing layout, hoping GWs approve?! Cooktop too squeezed?
I am really hopeful this might be my last layout post, but I canÃ¢ÂÂt make any promises!
I have come full circle, going back to my original vision for the kitchen. An inspiration picture had a long narrow kitchen laid out like this, I loved the large centered window & centered apron sink & I really felt I had the space to do the same and that it would feel right, but I started to stray from it for many many reasons.
I tried many options, but none felt right. I am positive I want the wide Ã¢ÂÂUÃ¢ÂÂ shape, so for past several weeks IÃ¢ÂÂve just been stressing over where to put everything within it.
One of my top wishes for the project is to fit a 36Ã¢ÂÂ cooktop, induction. It was strongly suggested by some here & a KD that I do not have room for it on the short wall. So, IÃ¢ÂÂve gone round & round & round trying to squeeze it on same run as sink, but just canÃ¢ÂÂt come up with a layout I love, there were too many compromisesÃ¢ÂÂ¦bad DW placement/ bad storage/ compromised prep area, sink too far from REF, etc.
So, I decided to revisit this layout. I am also posting the whole first floor layout (we are changing every room), as well as a rendering of the cook top wall. I really think it looks good! The main concern I suppose is the fact that to right of wall oven cabinet, I only have a 4.5Ã¢ÂÂ filler space. I know its not ideal, but I think I am totally fine with it. The uppers are nice & symmetrical. I am also willing to install the wall oven under the cooktop. Another compromise that IÃ¢ÂÂve decided I can live with. I saw it in a showroom and IÃ¢ÂÂm short.
If I hear feedback that there are really good logistical reasons I just canÃ¢ÂÂt fit my 36Ã¢ÂÂ cooktop here, at this point I think I like this layout best and think I am willing to just get a 30Ã¢ÂÂ rangeÃ¢ÂÂ¦IF. I. MUST. !! But, IÃ¢ÂÂm hoping you guys agree that while not perfect, this layout meets all my needs and wishes while being nicely functional.
Other than my concern with the cooktop placement, IÃ¢ÂÂm looking for feedback on my mw drawer / speed oven placement Is it in a good spot or does it need to be closer to the vent hood?
IÃ¢ÂÂm lacking a really wide drawer stack for pots. IÃ¢ÂÂm hoping the large blind corner will fit a lot of pots. I havenÃ¢ÂÂt decided what to use under the islandÃ¢ÂÂ¦ IÃ¢ÂÂd actually prefer more of a work table look, so open or partially open underneath, so IÃ¢ÂÂm trying to decide if my perimeter can store everything I need it to. If not, IÃ¢ÂÂll do large drawers in island, or trash there, or my m/w/speed oven in island?
YouÃ¢ÂÂve all been so helpful along the way. IÃ¢ÂÂm dying to wrap this up! So, anyone with feedback, Id really appreciate it so I can move on! Thanks!!!