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3 Red Hot Gourmet Kitchen Trends for New Florida Homes

Monday, October 8, 2018  |  Homes

It’s no secret that the kitchen is a make or break room when shopping for a new build Florida home. From foodies to baking aficionados, a comfortable cooking space is a top priority.

But what makes a gourmet kitchen truly luxurious? Which features add the “wow” factor Florida home buyers are looking for? What should you be looking for when browsing floor plans and what upgrades should you consider when piecing together your Florida dream home?

To get you started, let’s look at 3 of the trendiest kitchen design tips for 2018.

Grey Kitchen with Decor

The Durability of Quartz Countertops

Technological advances in manufacturing are changing the way we think about quartz countertops. One of the hardest minerals on Earth, engineered quartz now offers the natural beauty of granite or marble with distinct benefits.

  • Stain & scratch resistant.
  • Nonporous, so they never need sealing. Bacteria, mold and mildew cannot penetrate the resin binder.
  • Available in a wide variety of colors, patterns and styles, so they are not limited to the hues & designs found naturally.

Red Toned Kitchen

Gorgeous Custom Backsplash

What was once there merely to protect wallpaper or paint from the splattering of food has slowly become one of the focal features of the kitchen. A dynamic tile backsplash can transform the look and feel of the kitchen without the need for extravagant details.

The model homes at Neal Communities are typically outfitted with stunning custom backsplashes to showcase how important this upgrade is for overall kitchen design. At the Neal Communities Design Gallery you’ll discover a wide variety of backsplash options to suit every style and budget.

Yellow Decor Kitchen

Sleek & Modern: Stainless Steel Appliances

Long lasting, germ resistant and easy to clean, stainless steel appliances are the go-to choice when hoping to create a high-end kitchen feel. And one great thing about the look of stainless steel is that it goes with everything.

Unlike other appliance styles that may limit future design choices, stainless steel with match any cabinetry, any countertop, any flooring, any paint color and all your secondary kitchen gadgets & small appliances.

How to Get the Features You Need

Part of the Neal Difference is giving buyers the chance to choose the options & upgrades they really care about at the Design Gallery when purchasing a to-be-built Florida home. You’ll also find that many of our move-in ready homes already include these popular features.

For example, take a quick tour of the Meadow Brook plan at Grand Palm in Venice, Florida. See how all three of these hot kitchen design trends work together to create a kitchen you’d be proud to come home to.

Black Cabinets in Kitchen

Meadow Brook – QUICK MOVE-IN!

3 BR | 2 BA | 3 Car Garage | 2,014 SF | 1 Story

  • Large covered lanai with gas stub for BBQ grill.
  • Elegant master suite with dual walk-in closets and oversized shower enclosure.
  • Designer details throughout! Wood floors + French doors in the den plus coffered ceilings and recessed lighting.