Shrove Tuesday, affectionately known as Pancake Day, takes place on 1st March this year and we are already practising our flipping skills and trying out new recipes. As the last day of indulgence before giving some up for Lent, we like to make the day count by spending it in some of the best kitchens in the UK. Savoury or sweet, cheese and ham or lemon and sugar; however you have your pancakes, these Fine & Country kitchens are the perfect settings for cooking up a storm this Shrove Tuesday.
Foxfield is an individual architect-designed bungalow, offering spacious and flexible accommodation. The home provides a magnificent open-plan kitchen, dining and living room with doors to the terrace area, ideal for entertaining and with double-vaulted high ceilings to allow you to flip your pancakes as high as you can! In addition, it has grounds approaching 2 acres, a large pond and countryside views.
School Farm Barn occupies a delightful location, set back on a quiet country lane in the much sought-after hamlet of Maxstoke. Built to the highest standards of design, this truly magnificent contemporary barn conversion offers five double-bedroom-suites and a stunning 9m-high open-plan living kitchen and living space with a feature steel staircase and mezzanine landing.
Approached by a sweeping driveway, Woodville is an exceptional home, presenting a statement of both character and grandeur from all viewpoints. The house enjoys landscaped gardens, a detached triple-garage and spacious accommodation over four levels, including an impressive reception hall and an beautiful living kitchen, which opens on to a private seating terrace.
Holywell Drive is the result of an ambitious development project completed by the current owners over recent years. This five bedroom home boasts over 3,000 sq. ft. of stylish, contemporary style accommodation stands in 0.32 acres with high ceilings throughout. The kitchen is complimented with bi-folding doors, a particular feature measuring 20ft x 18ft along with a garden room, playroom and siting/dining area.
Built in the 1800's, The Malt House is a beautiful five-bedroom family home, set in half an acre of landscaped gardens in the very desirable village of Nettlebed, just 10 minutes from the market town of Henley-on-Thames. The property benefits benefits from a large open-plan kitchen with a central island, used for a breakfast bar, another sitting room with a TV and double-sided wood burner, a formal dining room with views of the gardens and a small cozy snug lovely for unwinding in.
This exceptional residence, benefitting from just under 8,000 sq. ft. of accommodation, is located in the sought-after village of Radlett. The home has been designed and finished to an exquisite standard incorporating cutting-edge technology. The heart of the home is the impressive 39' Siematic kitchen and lifestyle room, complete with Miele appliances and a Quooker tap, as well as a utility room with a WC.
Set within a grand period house conversion, this two-bedroom apartment offers ultra-modern living with bi-folding doors overlooking the courtyard garden, which can be accessed by each of the rooms. The open-plan kitchen and reception room opens onto the courtyard and in the summer certainly brings the outside in, making this the perfect space for entertaining.
Lakeside Farm is a luxurious five-bedroom barn conversion, approached via private gated drive. The property is entered via a glazed door into an entrance porch, with a further solid oak arched door, leading to a stunning open kitchen-diner, benefitting from three glazed doors off the kitchen area to the rear garden. This beautiful bespoke walnut Alexander Lewis kitchen-diner offers all modern day appliances, as well as the perfect space for a family to gather in.
With its elevated position in the much-sought-after rural hamlet of Danzey Green, Danzey Farm offers a collection of beautiful accommodation, ancillary barns, 5 acres and the incredible opportunity to build a 10,000 sq ft luxury home with outstanding countryside views. Over the last few years, the owners have transformed this once working dairy farm into some fabulous contemporary living space. Most significantly, the renovation of the original milking shed into an impressively spacious open-plan design with a large kitchen, dining and living space.
A magnificent family home in an idyllic country village, this exceptionally private residence is tucked down a quiet lane and has everything needed for home entertaining, family life, fitness enthusiasts and lovers of automobiles. Presented to the highest possible standard, the kitchen has been designed for family life, featuring a large kitchen island to prepare food on and sit around, and open to a living and dining area.