Whether you’re constructing a gingerbread house, baking ham, or simply catching all the action, the kitchen is undeniably the heart of the home during the holiday season. Here, five luxe Austin homes that come with kitchens made for crafting all your festive meals.
This super mod Westlake property boasts a masterpiece kitchen that doesn’t skimp on size. With plenty of counterspace and two ovens for cooking, you can never have too many cooks in this kitchen. After an evening of indulgence, residents can soak in panoramic views of the Austin skyline outside. $5.99 million, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, contact Gary Dolch, 512-656-5627 or Michelle Dolch, 512-663-3554
Whether you consider yourself a master in the kitchen or not, there’s no denying that this lakefront home’s cookhouse is an entertainer’s dream. Giving off cozy farm-house vibes, this two-acre estate comes with dreamy walnut floors and top-notch stainless steel appliances. Bonus? You can keep your vino chilled in the separate wine refrigerator while you prepare the rest of your meal. $8.9 million, Engel & Volkers Austin, contact Kathryn Scarborough, 512-970-1355
Residents who just can’t live without their space should look no further than this Davenport Ranch property, which offers countertops for days. The wood-beamed ceiling, grand chandeliers, and stone-covered walls make for a warm and inviting kitchen that will make guests feel right at home during the hectic holiday season. $7.6 million, Urbanspace, 512-457-8884
Appropriately dubbed the "Floating Box House," this contemporary gem offers incredible views of the surrounding landscape from every corner of the house. Don’t be afraid to go crazy with the calories because in this Austin abode—you can always treat yourself to a detox session in the sauna the next morning. $14.9 million, Gottesman Residential Real Estate, contact Laura Gottesman, 512-451-2422 x 103
Fully equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, and an adjacent to a 900-bottle wine cellar, this marble-centric space is truly a vision. Your Top Chef-worthy skills will surely come in handy, as you treat loved ones to a feast that your guests won't forget. $4.95 million, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, contact Kumara Wilcoxon, 512-423-5035