Kitchen trends in 2020 tend to emphasize simplicity in design and mild color palettes. New and unique features are coming into the marketplace and will make their appearance known in homes for sale in Yountville CA as well as fantastic pieces of Napa Valley real estate. While there’s too many to name, we have here ten of some of the most notable trends in the world of kitchen design.

Free-floating Islands:

These guys are a blessing to kitchen spaces as they allow for a more open and spacious feel and would be an excellent addition to any kitchen. Many homes would greatly benefit from a unique counter set up like this.

Dark Countertops:

Natural materials and earth-like colors are in this year and to play to that dark countertops are making headway. Homes in the Napa Valley play to the outdoor paradise around them so a dark countertop would be very welcome.

Silver tipped light bulbs:

Not a normal fixture, but what is nice is that silver-tipped lightbulbs are not an eyesore or distracting. They add just the right amount of flair to the décor of a room.

Double Islands:

With two island counters, you trade less counter space for better flow in the room. When you have a great home you may start entertaining a lot more so an easy kitchen to move around suddenly becomes more valuable.

Steel Hoods:

These are becoming a focal point of the kitchen these days. Instead of traditional wood or stainless-steel hoods, homes may benefit from a solid hood that is handsome to look at.

High-Performance Counter Tops:

These are starting to make headway. With new nanotechnology, many countertops won’t stain or damage as easily. Something like this could capture the eye of a discerning Wine Country buyer.

Warm Finishes:

Even though these are usually a hallmark of years past, they are becoming increasingly popular in 2020. When done well, warm finishes are very welcoming and can complement a variety of styles.

Open shelving:

These can be great when you have antique or retro kitchenware to show off. A copper set of pots polished and displayed well can bring an artistic touch to the kitchen.

Sleek cabinetry:

This one goes without saying, with minimalism on the rise, people are looking for more functionality and simplicity in their home design and style.

Matching countertop and backsplash:

This is a great way to bring a sleek and contemporary look to the home. With the right selections you will make the home more visually appealing and you can really wow a buyer!

As you are browsing for homes for sale in Yountville CA online or taking a virtual tour of other opportunities in the Napa Valley, be sure to pay attention to what the kitchen has to offer. When working with your local Realtor, be sure to let then know what you are looking for in a home and what sort of kitchen you are dreaming of so they can find the best place for you. Let Connie and Jamie take the hard work out of finding your new home by contacting them today at: Connie (707)-480-5557 or Jamie (707)-337-0676 or by visiting their website today.