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Above: At your service – everything is immediately to hand in this kitchen designed to meet the needs of a busy family. Veined black granite countertops work well with the white cabinetry and reflective white splashback. Counter surfaces are wide enough to allow the owners’ children to sprawl out on them with their homework. A gleaming Smeg stainless steel fridge and Smeg freestanding cooker complete the picture of efficiency and style. The appliances complement the traditional kitchen as well as bringing the functionality needed for the hub of a busy family home. Smeg was the brand of choice, including the Smeg 900 freestanding C9GMXA cooker, a Smeg Powerpack ASCLED in the under-cabinet rangehood and a Smeg SF640S-1 French-door refrigerator. The classic Smeg oven has eight functions, a 126L capacity and offers manual or programmable cooking – along with a double-glazed, thermo-reflective door, and twin fan technology. The quiet, powerful Smeg extractor has twin motors with an extraction rate of 1350m3 per search | save | share at hour at maximum and advanced sensor control to allow automatic operation of the motor. The French-door fridge dispenses ice and cold water right from the door, while the fridge and freezer are frost-free, keeping food fresher. “The kitchen is welcoming and cosy, and meets all the needs of the family,” says Holder. For more detailed information on all Smeg appliances, visit: search: smeg or 47901 at