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Old 12-18-2019, 10:16 AM
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I would take one look at that kitchen and walk out of the home. Deal breaker.
Big deal breaker.
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Old 12-18-2019, 10:34 AM
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I would definitely need more counter and cabinet space than that. Where do you put the racks of cookies and pastries when you're done baking? Where do you put the Keurig Cafe? Where do you keep all the pots and pans, silverware, knives and jar openers and other utensils, storage containers, dishes, potholders and dishrags... all the things that kitchens need, but are unsightly and should be put near the sink and oven but out of sight? That's not a kitchen for a house. It's a kitchen for a loft apartment.
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Old 12-18-2019, 11:26 AM
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While looking at many of the new Courtyard Villas in the mid 200K to low 300K price range, I noticed that many of the models are no longer the models that they were. The kitchens were downsized to the attached picture. Would this new kitchen with so few cabinets work for you?Attachment 82290
That is not much more kitchen than I have seen in a Hampton Inn hotel suite.
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Old 12-18-2019, 12:19 PM
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Just wondering... since open space is cheaper than space that has cabinets or etc, maybe this is yet another way to make more money?? Naw, that couldn’t be the reason - lol
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Storage space is always tight and in this kitchen I would say inadequate.
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Old 12-18-2019, 03:59 PM
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That is not much more kitchen than I have seen in a Hampton Inn hotel suite.
Am I the only one who hates islands. I call them hip bruisers that are hard on arthritic knees when you try to dodge them.
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Old 12-18-2019, 04:23 PM
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If you never eat at home, if you don't join clubs so have no parties (or always buy your contribution), if you have no family to come visit and if you have no dishes, mugs, wine glasses, flatware, or cookware, this kitchen could be for you. But how would you re-sell? Looks like a house for temporary renters only. The buyer can make money by renting out for $4000 a month for 3 months--maybe. My adjective: ridiculous.
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Old 12-18-2019, 04:38 PM
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The double doors are the washer and dryer not a pantry.
I just checked the floor plan and the home has a full sized separate laundry room.

Behind the double doors is showing storage on the plan.

See the link to the floor plan below.

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Old 12-18-2019, 05:30 PM
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I have a bigger kitchen than that in my motorhome.
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The double doors are the washer and dryer not a pantry.
Then that kitchen is a double double deal breaker!
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Old 12-18-2019, 07:05 PM
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I just checked the floor plan and the home has a full sized separate laundry room.

Behind the double doors is showing storage on the plan.

See the link to the floor plan below.

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The photo of the kitchen in the first post of this thread does not match the floor plan shown in the link. The linked floorplan is a U shaped kitchen and the kitchen in the photo is a galley kitchen and a very small one at that. They are not the same.
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Old 12-18-2019, 07:11 PM
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Am I the only one who hates islands. I call them hip bruisers that are hard on arthritic knees when you try to dodge them.
I've never had a kitchen large enough to have a center island. When I recently toured the home show down south, I moved around the kitchen with a center island. I found myself going in circles. I prefer to have a straight shot from my appliances to the sink and to my main prep area. Center islands in a kitchen are not for me.
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Old 12-18-2019, 09:44 PM
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Last I knew all patio villas were built on spec, as were the great majority of courtyard villas and smaller designers. No one puts a gun to anyones head and forces someone to buy them .. And, by some stroke of magic, they are sold .. apparently to the tune of 150 to 200 homes hper month .. So anyone is free to express their opinion, but it doesn't appear to have any effect on the sales. One persons deal breaker is another persons paradise. Styles and floor plans change.
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Old 12-18-2019, 10:34 PM
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Way too small. Long term renters do cook, short term renters use the micro wave. This kitchen is tiny, way too small.
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Old 12-18-2019, 10:40 PM
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It’s perfect for people who don’t plan to eat at home.
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