Inside a $35,000-$40,000 kitchen renovation

Inside a $35,000-$40,000 kitchen renovation



Take a look at our sample kitchen and find out what you can expect if your kitchen renovation budget is $35,000-$40,000.

‘How much should a kitchen renovation cost?’ PART 4 

Kitchen renovation 35-40k

Kitchen renovation 35-40k

KITCHEN COST: $35,000-$40,000

The owners had several ideas to transform the space and told the designer they dreamt of a French provincial feel with all the “frilly bits” associated with this luxurious style of kitchen, such as fluted corner posts and corbels. In addition, the owners’ personal touches were incorporated to ensure the kitchen met their every need — special-order glass doors were added and they requested an open wicker basket area, which really adds to the French flavour.

When designing the space, the designer had to ensure there was enough walkway and clearance around the island bench ends to allow easy movement. Also, to provide satisfactory air flow relative to the cabinets below it, positioning of the reverse-cycle air-conditioning unit had to be carefully planned. The final result is more than impressive. Design / Allan Aitken of Let’s Talk Kitchens.



– Design

– Manufacture

– Installation Perrin & Rowe Picardie taps

– Plumbing

– Electrical



Handles Marina Isles cream and pewter bale and T-handles

Benchtop Laminex Diamond Gloss Volcanic Stone

Splashback Gloss ceramic tiles in Butter

Oven Westinghouse upright on custom-made base

Rangehood ILVE under-cabinet

Dishwasher Westinghouse


Sink Oliveri single bowl

TapsPerrin & Rowe Picardie taps in Pewter and Antique White


This is PART 4 of our 6 PART ‘How much should a kitchen renovation cost?’ series. We’ll look at a variety of kitchens across many price ranges, from $5000 to $70,000+, to help you work out what you can get for your money. Stay tuned or sign up to our newsletter.

Check out PART 1: Inside a $5000-$10,000 kitchen renovation

Check out PART 2: Inside a $15,000-$20,000 kitchen renovation

Check out PART 3: Inside a $25,000-$30,000 kitchen renovation

Check out PART 5: Inside a $40,000-$50,000 kitchen renovation

Check out PART 6: Inside a $70,000+ kitchen renovation

From Grand Designs Australia magazine Vol. 2 No. 1