Food prep, dining, entertaining and paperwork – tasks big and small can be tackled in the gourmet kitchen and dining area. The space boasts rich chocolate brown cabinetry that creates a minimum of contrast with sleek stainless steel appliances. "I wanted the cabinetry to feel more like it was 'furniture' and less like it was 'kitchen,'" says Vern.

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