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Jay Inhoff

Kiwimills, Thank you for mentioning the distance between the island and the sink. Yes, it is a distance (8 ft) and as my kitchen designer says, 'You have a dance floor in the middle of your kitchen!' but I think it will work for our situation. I do have a little cooking triangle going on with only a few steps between the prep sink, range, fridge and microwave, with the island on the side for daily use. It is just me and my husband here now but we do have occasional grand cooking events when our grown children and nieces who all love to bake and cook come together. Then I think the eight foot 'dance floor' and the six burner range etc. etc. will be fun to have. I signed the order and put down half on the cabinets so it will be eight weeks until delivery. I can't wait!

   
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kiwimills

If you just really use the island when entertaining..go for it! I had to use my old island for everyday use so we had 1300mm and it was perfect.

No dancing there, only very close!

Post photos in comments when u get yours in OK. No matter how long away

   
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pghjen

We love our massive island - our dining room is right next to the kitchen so we have the option to sit at the table. The island is perfect for family dinners, homework entertaining and baking

   

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