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Check out these smart kitchen layouts in Harrisdale’s display village

The kitchen is the heart of every home. It’s the destination you head to when you finish work to make a cup of tea (..or glass of wine). Its the place you make the meals that nourish your family. The place you laugh with friends. The place you connect. It’s so important that our home meets our lifestyle needs. Building your new home at Heron Park means your kitchen is a blank canvas; one you can mould to be the vision you imagine when you come home.

Kitchens can come all in all shapes and sizes from small and compact to large entertaining spaces, the options are endless. Your kitchen can be everything you dreamed of, but there are a few ‘standard requirements’ you should keep in mind when dreaming of your new kitchen. We find these 6 kitchen plans are some of the most popular, chosen for their style and functionality.

The U Shape Kitchen

The U-Shape is the perfect style kitchen for large families who need lots of bench space and may have lots of appliances constantly on the go. The downside of this floor plan is that a separate dining area may be required as this design has no space for a kitchen bench space to eat.

Home Group WA’s Charleston Platinum incorporates a U-Shape kitchen design with large focal window to incorporate an island bench and ample storage.

The L Shape Kitchen

An L-Shape kitchen is a great option for larger spaces who want to incorporate a dining table into the heart of the kitchen space. This is a popular choice for families who have younger children as this flow lets little ones be close to the cook of the home who may be busy working in the kitchen while they enjoy their meal.

Affordable Living’s Marina Bay Display Home features a stylish L-Shape kitchen design with added island bench top for storage, style, and efficiency in one!

The Galley Kitchen

The Galley kitchen design is all about efficiency and functionality. This floor plan is a great option for awkward floor plan layouts or to utilise space that would otherwise be wasted. If you’re a single or couple or someone who isn’t a fan of cooking up a storm, this may be a great option for you!

This Galley kitchen, courtesy of Pinterest shows how even in a smaller space, storage and efficiency can be achieved without compromising on style.

The Island Bench Kitchen

A kitchen with an island bench loves the idea of the kitchen being the heart of the home. The bench is a great area for family or friends to gather while the cooking takes place on the other side. It's also a great spot to supervise homework being completed or to chat over a glass of win.

Content Living’s The Lane Cove features a beautiful Island Bench kitchen design, with a separate Skully Kitchen for an extra wow factor. 

The Simply Straight Kitchen

The straight kitchen design is stylish yet functional. If your kitchen has the wow factor, why not show it off? This floor plan is a great option if you have larger rooms, or would like the living-dining-kitchen space to combine as one larger family space.

101 Residential’s The Boston features a predominantly straight kitchen design to utilise the large room space. Appliances are stored with the wall storage design to free the floor for a simple kitchen bench top, incorporating the dining area into the space.

Planning your new home’s kitchen is exciting and Heron Park has so much inspiration right here at the Heron Park Display Village. When you’re choosing your new home floor plan, take the time to walk through each Display Home and imagine yourself living there. Follow these tips to make the most of your new kitchen research:

  1. Plan your kitchen the Smart way - You’ve made the smart decision to choose Heron Park for your new home, so why stop there?! Note what you like and dislike about your current kitchen. What is a must-have for your new home? A double sink, a large bench top perhaps? We often make the mistake of thinking we want a large kitchen instead of a functional kitchen which when designed well, can be achieved in a smaller square meterage.
  1. Think about who your kitchen is for - Are you the main chef or is cooking a family activity with your little ones or partner? If you prepare family meals you may require a larger cooktop or bench space, whereas if you’re a couple or family who enjoys dining out you may prefer a smaller kitchen. 
  1. Do you like to dine where you cook, or to leave the mess and escape to a separate dining area? Perhaps you enjoy eating outside on your alfresco? How you dine is an important consideration when it comes to your kitchen floor plan. 
  1. Budget, budget, budget - Kitchens are often one of the most expensive rooms in the house but with smart planning, they don’t have to be. Think about the appliances and design that is important to you and prioritise your must-haves from your nice-to-haves.

Inspiration is easily found at the Heron Park Display Village. With so many house and land options to meet your needs, your new home is ready and waiting for you. Make the smart decision and choose Heron Park, Harrisdale.

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