A Kitchen Built In a Converted Greenhouse

Kitchen Spotlight

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One of my favorite kitchens as of late has to be Amy and Rob's Rhode Island kitchen built in a — wait for it — converted greenhouse! With its original A-frame roofline and floor-to-ceiling windows, this kitchen is truly lovely and one-of-a-kind.

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As Rob and Amy MacMillan share in this recent Apartment Therapy House Tour, their Newport, Rhode Island home used to be the greenhouse for the Bonniecrest Mansion. It was converted into a house in the 1950s, and the MacMillans bought it 11 years ago.

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You can most clearly see the vestiges of the old greenhouse in the design of the kitchen, with its wall of windows, copper windowsills, tons of natural light, and classic A-frame shape. Custom-designed cabinets and optimized storage (like the space for shoes underneath the banquette bench) make the most of the room's hard angles.

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How much do I want to sit and eat breakfast right in this spot? So much.

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So, so great. Make sure to check out the rest of the house, too!

See the Full Tour → The MacMillans' Converted Greenhouse at Apartment Therapy

(Images: Jacqueline Marque)

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