Case Study

Our client lives overseas and their brief was to convert 2 rooms in a country house into a great space for the family to entertain when in the UK. They wanted a modern twist to a traditional kitchen, Solid Wood doors and stylish but functional appliances. The fact there was a 8hr time difference made design meetings a challenge, but with Distinctive Kitchens Oxford’s flexible approach their dream became a reality. 

Work completed: Dividing block wall removed with roof truss’s strengthened, tiled floor taken up and re-matted then beautiful Limestone tiles laid. Ceiling beams exposed, stained and framed with plasterboard before all walls & ceiling painted. Electrics & lighting completed and new Gas supply installed.

Cabinetry: Real Wood doors painted Graphite with a Satin finish with Grey-Oak effect carcass and chrome internal mechanisms. Multiple built in drawers give functionality but maintain minimal exterior lines, LED plinth lighting frames the entire kitchen layout.

Worktops: Silestone Lagoon 20mm on the main run & island with a Belfast sink and draining grooves. Upstands, windowsills and splash back compliment the worktops.

Accessories: Fisher & Pykel appliances, Evoline flip socket, Hafele bluetooth speakers, Samsung built in microwave. Custom made rustic Oak floating shelves.

Noke, Oxfordshire. 2019

Case Study

Here we undertook to convert 2 rooms in a 3 story house into a great space for a family to enjoy.

Work completed: Dividing wall & cylinder housing removed, cylinder and associated plumbing moved to garage. Gas relocated for hob in new island. All electrics & plumbing completed. Walls & ceiling replastered with LED downlighters. Existing floor prepared then underfloor heating fitted then finished with BerryAlloc vinyl plank flooring.

Cabinetry: Handleless doors painted Dove Grey with a Matt finish with matching carcass and graphite internal mechanisms. Under cupboard LED lighting accentuates the Metallic Silver glass cladding. NEFF appliance pack.

Worktops: Stunning Dekton XGloss on the main run & island with hot rods either side of hob. Metallic toughened glass cladding.

Wantage, Oxfordshire. 2018

Cabinetry: A Shaker door finished in Graphite & Almond Matt. 20mm pelmet & Cornice give a sleek look to a traditional style and Stainless Steel handles complete the modern look. A new addition to the room is the Peninsular which also provides seating for the family. Complimented by NEFF appliances.

 

Worktops & Island: Silestone Langoon in 20mm maintain the modern look with Franke under-mounted Sink & Tap in the kitchen & Utility.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen, Utility & Worktop installation, plumbing, plastering, electrics.

Middle Aston. 2018.

Cabinetry: Handleless doors in Graphite & Dove Grey finished in Matt, with matching carcasses. Inbuilt appliance tower and larder. Curved units soften the feel of this fantastic space. Dove Grey in the Utility. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Aura worktop in 20mm with upstands, complimented by colour matched Glass cladding across the back wall.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Summertown, Oxford. 2018.

Cabinetry: A Real Wood beaded door painted inSage Green with Lancaster Oak effect carcass. a 20mm cornice & pelmet neatly frames the units and gives a sharp modern twist to this kitchen. All complimented by BerryAlloc Oak venial plank flooring.

 

Worktops: Silestone Lagoon in 20mm with up stands & window sills echos the modern style.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Flooring, Painting, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Middle barton. 2018.

Cabinetry: Shaker style door painted Stone with a Matt finish on the Island, and painted Porcelain in a Matt finish on the main bank with Lancaster Oak carcass throughout. 2 x NEFF appliance packs.

 

Worktops: Silestone Lagoon in 30mm with inset NEFF Induction hob & downdraught extractor.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Farringdon, Oxfordshire. 2016

Cabinetry: A real wood bespoke door with stunning woodgrain. Miele appliances & Fisher Pykel Fridge Freezer.

 

Worktops & Island: Ceaserstone Rugged Concrete in 50mm. Franke under-mounted Sink & Quooker boiling water Tap.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen, Utility & Worktop installation, plumbing, plastering, painting

Oxford. 2018.

Cabinetry: Handleless doors painted in special order China Blue with a Matt finish. An Integrated extractor keeps the lines clean and under cupboard LED lighting accentuates the stunning sparkles in the worktop. Finished with grey slate effect tiling. Miele appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Stellar Blanco in 30mm with 80mm upstands. A beautiful recessed drainer sink

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing & Gas, Flooring, Plastering.

Wantage, Oxfordshire. 2018.

Cabinetry: A Handleless door painted Silver Grey in a Matt finish with matching carcass on the appliance bank, sink run & utility, and Graphite in a Matt finish on the island.

 

Worktops & Island: Silestone Lagoon in 30mm with mitred downturn. Twin Villeroy & Boch under-mounted Sinks & boiling water Tap. Neff appliance pack & Caple wine cooler.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen, Utility & Worktop installation, plumbing.

Witney. 2018.

Cabinetry: True handleless painted Grey in a Gloss finish on the wall run & Sepia Gladstone Oak for the tall units & Island, both with matching carcass. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Dekton Sirco 20mm on the Island & Silestone Aluminum Nube 20mm with integrated Silestone sink on the wall run.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Plumbing.

Henley-On-Thames. Oxfordshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: A Handleless door painted Cashmere in a Matt finish with matching carcass. Bespoke freezer surround built into wall

 

Worktops & Island: Silestone Classic White in 30mm with an under-mounted sink

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, plumbing,

Abingdon. 2018.

Cabinetry: Handleless doors painted in Light Grey with a Matt finish. Under cupboard LED lighting accentuates the stunning Black glass cladding. Finished with Toulon Oak flooring.

 

Worktops: Silestone Aluminio Nube in 20mm & upstands.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Flooring, Plastering, Painting.

Woodstock, Oxfordshire. 2018.

Cabinetry: Shaker door painted Mussel in a Matt finish, with Lancaster Oak carcass. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Snowy Ibiza 30mm with hob splash back, windowsills & up-stands in 20mm.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Utility & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering, Tiling.

Wheatley, Oxford. 2017.

Cabinetry: Porcelain Slab door with Boston Bar handles and BerryAlloc Vinyl tiles.

 

Worktops: Silestone Arden Blue worktop in 20mm with upstands & table, complimented by Pistachio Glass splashback.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Flooring, Plastering, Painting.

Headington, Oxford. 2018.

Cabinetry: Real wood beaded door painted in Limited Edition Summer Rain with Lancaster Oak effect carcass. Bespoke plate rack and open book ends make this a truly individual kitchen.

 

Worktops: Silestone Blanco Capri in 30mm with up stands & window sills.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering, tiling.

Oxford. 2018.

Cabinetry: Handleless doors painted Stone with a Matt finish. Integrated extractor keeps the lines clean and under cupboard LED lighting accentuates the stunning Lime Green glass cladding. Tall wall units add storage in a smaller room. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Lagoon in 30mm with upstands. Finished with glass wall cladding on the back wall.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing & Gas, Door blocked up, Flooring, Plastering & Painting.

Woodstock, Oxfordshire. 2018.

Cabinetry: True Handleless door in Acrylic Metallic Blue in a High Gloss finish. Electrically powered larder unit and bespoke dresser unit with glass doors make this a truly individual kitchen.

 

Worktops: Silestone Stellar Blanco in 20mm with up stands & window sills. Complimented by paint matched glass wall cladding.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Utility & Worktop & Glass installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering Underfloor heating.

Abingdon. Oxfordshire. 2018.

Cabinetry: Real Wood beaded door painted Dove Grey with Lancaster Oak carcass. Tall corner wall unit and inset larder unit add storage in a smaller room. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Bianco Orion in 30mm with upstands & hob splashback.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Flooring, Plastering & Painting.

Oxford. 2018.

Cabinetry: Shaker door painted in Lava with a Matt finish. A mix of highline & drawline cupboards make great use of space, as well as meeting the customer’s brief of mixing a traditional kitchen with a modern feel.

 

Worktops: Dekton Aura in 20mm with a stunning veined effect complimented by the bold blue glass wall cladding.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop & Glass installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Wallingford. Oxfordshire. 2018.

Cabinetry: True Handleless doors finished in Acrylic High Gloss White with aluminium rail system. Great use of under cupboard & rail LED lighting brings this space to life at dusk and accentuates the glass wall cladding.

 

Worktops: Silestone Aluminium Nube in 20mm with a beautiful Oak breakfast bar. Bright blue rainbow sparkle effect glass wall cladding.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop & Glass installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Wall removed & made good, Plastering.

Carterton, Oxfordshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: Beaded Shaker door painted Stone in a Matt finish, with Lancaster Oak carcass. Solid Copper handles add opulence and individuality. BOSCH appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Lagoon 20mm throughout Kitchen & Utility. Solid Oak bespoke breakfast bar in 40mm over matching Stone Pastry table.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering, Flooring.

Cumnor Hill, Oxford. 2017.

Cabinetry: True Handleless doors painted Cashmere in a Matt finish, with marching carcass. Aluminium rail system. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Arden Blue 20mm throughout with Silestone Integrity Sink and Opticolour Blue glass splash back

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop & Glass installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Kidlington, Oxfordshire. 2017

Cabinetry: Beaded Shaker door painted Stone in a Matt finish, with Lancaster Oak carcass. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Nero Absoluto granite in 30mm.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: Wood Grain door painted Light Grey in a Matt finish, with Lancaster Oak carcass. Bespoke wine rack / tray space in island. Rangemaster dual fuel cooker.

 

Worktops: Silestone Blanco Orion 20mm on the main run with Silestone Arden Blue 20mm on the Island.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Plumbing, Plastering, tiling.

Woodstock, Oxfordshire. 2018.

Cabinetry: Beaded shaker door painted Porcelain in a Matt finish, with Lancaster Oak carcass. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Coral Clay in 30mm, with hob splashback, up stands & windowsill in 20mm.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering, Floor tiled.

Middle Aston, Oxfordshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: Handleless door painted White with a High Gloss finish. Curved corners soften the look and guide you into adjoining rooms. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Snowy Ibiza worktop in 20mm throughout maintains the modern feel.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Kidlington, Oxfordshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: Handleless door painted in Silver Grey with a Matt finish. A stainless Steel roller number unit provides a tidying space for electrical items and has electrical sockets inset. 350mm deep wall units provide extra storage and the last tall unit near the back door is a wardrobe complete with shoe rack & hanging rail. Next to the breakfast bar is a seating unit

 

Worktops: Silestone Blanco Rivers in 20mm throughout maintains the modern feel.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Wooton, Oxford. 2017.

Cabinetry: Slab door painted Cashmere in a Gloss finish, with matching Cashmere carcass and Satin handles. Curved corners soften the feel and echo the shape of the Island.

Worktops: Silestone Aluminio Nube 30mm with integrated Silestone sink on the main runs and Star Galaxy 30mm granite on the Island and around the Aga.

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering, Floor tiled, Painting.

Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: Shaker door painted Porcelain in a Matt finish on the main run and Shaker door painted Stone in a Matt finish on the Island & feature Dresser unit. All with Lancaster Oak carcass. Rangemaster cooker.

 

Worktops: Silestone Lagoon in 30mm on the Dresser run and 20mm on the Island with integrated pop-up socket.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Kidlington, Oxfordshire. 2017.

Cabinetry: Handleless door painted Dove Grey in a Gloss finish, with matching Grey carcass. Feature Black glass roller shutter dresser. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Bianco Stellar 30mm extended into serving hatch, with 20mm hob splashback, windowsills and risers. Integrated Silestone sink.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Plumbing.

Bicester, Oxfordshire. 2016.

Cabinetry: Shaker door painted Porcelain in a Matt finish, urbanised with chunky Satin handles, sockets & tap. NEFF appliance pack.

 

Worktops: Silestone Kensho 30mm in a Satin finish.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering, Floor tiled, Painting.

Cumnor Hill, Oxford. 2017.

Cabinetry: Solid wood doors painted Sage Green with feature Canopy, Dresser & Curved units. Rangemaster in Cranberry picks out Granite detail.

 

Worktops: Colonial White & Cranberry Granite in 30mm, with splashback, risers and windowsills in 20mm.

 

Work Completed: Kitchen & Worktop installation, Electrics, Plumbing, Plastering.

Great Rollright, Oxfordshire. 2017.