25 Beautiful Country Kitchen Designs (Pictures)

Country kitchens often have open layouts with traditional cabinetry and decor. One might think of a rural farmhouse design with a rustic and warm feel. However many realtors and homeowners consider the country style to be a large kitchen with an open layout.

different country kitchen designs

Country kitchens often have breakfast nooks or dining islands with plenty of space to eat in, hang out and socialize. [toc]

Country Style Kitchen Ideas

kitchen with gray cabinets and countertop

The combination of colors and finishes in this kitchen definitely gives that country vibe. Solid teak floors and ceiling combined with Persian green walls gives both a warm and rustic feel to the space. The kitchen cabinets are traditional style cabinets with molding details and vertical wood panels. They were also painted the same shade of green as the walls, creating a very rustic old world look.

kitchen with whitewashed cabinets and countertop

This country-inspired kitchen mixes modern design aesthetics with rustic elements. The natural stone floors in various sizes give that rustic feel to the space as well as an outdoor-like feel, and this dark-colored floors is balanced out with the use of light cream kitchen cabinets with simple black granite countertops. Walls were kept white as well as the ceiling with exposed wooden beams, while the large casement windows help illuminate the large kitchen and make it look bright and refreshing.

kitchen with cabinets island chairs and overhead pot rack

The lighting and finishes used in this kitchen really gives off that old country vibe. There’s a nice mixture of smooth and natural textures, creating a dark rustic feel typical of traditional country kitchens. The kitchen cabinets is a combination of dark walnut and antiqued finish sage-green kitchen island with a classic wrought iron overhead pot rack. The ceiling has exposed bricks and wengue finish wooden trusses adding to the rustic feel of the kitchen.

spacious kitchen with timber frame exposed ceiling beam and stools

The country kitchen design above has a more rustic and romantic feel to it, as it uses pale, muted colors to achieve this look. Walls were painted in off-white, while floors uses engineered maple wood, giving the space a nice light background which is further brightened up by the large windows and doors in the space.

The classic country kitchen cabinets painted in white and topped with a light gray granite, while the kitchen island and the range hood cover paints its base in light sage green, giving at the refreshing pale tone which matches the antique sage green finish used on the rush seat bar stools.

Ornamental wooden beams in natural weathered finish were also used to complement the overall look, and also serve as the mounting for the drop lights and chandeliers.

The exposed solid wood ceiling framing in this kitchen design not only adds an interesting element to the space, but also helps vertically expand the space. The traditional style kitchen cabinets is a mixture of golden walnut and white painted wooden cabinets, creating a good balance or light & natural colors. Interestingly, the kitchen island uses wengue base cabinets instead, making it stand out from the rest, yet being subtle enough to blend seamlessly along with the other elements of the kitchen.

kitchen with dining area table and yellow walls

Warm &  homey are some of the typical characteristics of country style kitchens, and this particular design definitely fits that idea. It has that casual and relaxed feel, yet still remains elegant. In this design, walls were painted yellow and paired with solid Teak wood flooring.

Teak (Tectona grandis) is physically suggestive of oak , but it is lighter and more uniform. Its color varies from a yellow to a dark golden brown. Teakwood is quite hard , shrinks very little in seasoning, and possesses great physical strength. – Sculpture in Wood, Jack C. Rich 

This is combined with golden walnut kitchen cabinets creating a medley of warm colors. To help balance the warm colors, gray salt &  pepper granite was used for the countertop, and the chairs used are black. The large windows also help in making this kitchen feel bright and well-balanced.

kitchen with balloon shades cabinets backsplash windows and countertop

Painting traditional kitchen cabinets somehow gives kitchens a romantic shabby chic appeal. In this case, the cabinets were painted in a very light mint green color, giving the space a cool feel. The checkered valence curtains adds to the overall effect, while the smooth white surface of the white marble counters and backsplash gives it a more modern look.

kitchen with natural oak cabinets countertops island chairs and lights

The detailed profile of the natural Oak cabinets used in this kitchen create a very elegant appeal whilst keeping a rustic feel to it as the finish used is not too glossy. The matte finish somehow gives it a weathered look, while the textured ceramic tiles on the back splash gives that rustic feel.

It has a small movable kitchen island at the center which uses weathered white legs paired with maple wood top and a matching all-wood stool. As this design mostly has wood finishes, the black & white traditional area rug beneath the island helps break the monotony of wood finishes and gives a subtle contrast to the kitchen.

Country kitchen with old fashioned chandelier: Country style kitchens doesn’t always have to be heavy on wood.  This example shows a country style kitchen which uses white-painted cabinets paired with white marble counters. To complete the country effect, a wrought iron chandelier was placed above the island, and there were also four bar stools with solid oak framing placed by the counter.

galley kitchen with granite counter and white cabinets

Country kitchen with santa barbara granite and white cabinetry: This kitchen combines classic country kitchen style with a few Gothic elements. The kitchen looks verg spacious thanks to the high sloped ceiling with large winows which helps illuminate and extend the  space. Cabinets are all in who e and topped with red granite countertop. The exposed bricks on the sloped ceiking wall adds a Gothic vibe to the space along with the metal bar stools with gothic details/motifs.

kitchen with apron sink in island

Country kitchen with soapstone countertops and green painted island: This is a great example of a modernized country style kitchen. Instead of typical traditional style kitchen cabinets, this uses a simpler profile for its cabinets. However, it uses a combination typical to country style kitchens: solid teak floors, white main cabinets and sage-green painted kitchen island. This even uses wooden barstools painted in a pale yellow color to match the kitchen island.

kitchen with mahogany cabinets Island and countertops

Bright country kitchen with white granite counter and cherry wood flooring: This kitchen has a great balance of colors and finishes, combining red-orange tones from the wood finishes with subtle green undertones, creating a balanced complementary color scheme. Walls have a unique rag-roll finish, giving it the appearance of concrete, yet has that slight green tinge perfectly complementing the red tones of the cherry hardwood flooring.

The cabinets on the other hand, uses a more neutral beech wood finish but still has that slight orange tones. For the island and on of the counters, the cabinets were painted in a gray finish with a green undertone to keep with the color scheme.

Country style kitchen with Brazilian cherry butcher block island: Modern design aesthetics work well when mixed with country style kitchens. This particular example has a very modern plain and light background: off-white walls and light beech wood engineered wood floors.

The room also uses skylights, making the space look brighter, and exposed wood trusses in natural teak wood finish. The design uses country style cabinets in white finish and topped with solid mahogany countertop.

Elegant country kitchen with 3 types of wood cabinets: Four different major finishes were combined in this idea to create this look. The floors are bold red cherry engineered wood floors, while the cabinets is a combination of 3 different finishes: white, black and oak wood finish. There are also three different types of kitchen countertops: salt & pepper granite, black marble and brown granite.

Elegant kitchen design with high end furnishings: The wood tones used in this space have a lighter and more earthy feel. Floors are natural golden oak, giving it that natural texture, and the cabinets uses a smoother finished natural oak. The walls also matches the tone of the granite counters, using a peachy yellow paint color, giving a very light background color which doesn’t overpower the other finishes used.

rustic kitchen with distressed island and mission style cabinets

Exposed beam classic kitchen with engineered wood floors: The unique sloped shape of the ceiling gives this room a good ceiling height, as well as illumination as it has additional windows on the upper part of the walls.

There are ornamental wooden trussed from salvaged wood which gives a nice rustic look to the space and serve has great locations to hang drop lights and chandeliers. For the layout itself, it goes for a white cabinets with gray countertop and light teal antique finish island and range hood cover.

kitchen with gold granite countertop cabinets and windows

Luxury country kitchen with almond gold granite counters: The dark walnut floors give a dark and mysterious base for this country-style, and the coffered ceiling with solid wood mahogany finish really gives off that classic look.

The cabinets were painted in an off-white color and paired with light cream granite counters to create a lighter feel to the space despite the dark wood finishes on the floors and ceiling. It also uses rattan furniture in a light wood finish, creating a really authentic country feel.

Luxury kitchen with costa esmerelda granite counters: This small area adapts a modernized country look. It uses classic style cabinets painted in a vintage violet color which is a grayish violet color. This is topped with black solid stone counter and salt & pepper. The finish of the cabinets matches the natural finish of the wooden columns and complements the teak wood floors of the kitchen well.

Traditional decor with fusion gold granite: Each element of this design really blends with the architecture of the space and use classic country-inspired elements. Solid walnut cabinets with natural stone counters with a unique pattern give an elegant appeal to this room, while the hammered metal range hood gives that really classic/antique vibe. The cabinets matches with the other wood elements of the plan like the wooden framing of the doors and windows, as wells as the wood finish of the ceiling.

Traditional decor with venetian gold granite: This plan is able to achieve that old-world look with its use of faux masonry cladding on its walls and the range hood cover. The cabinets are also finished in natural light oak color to give it a soft earthy tone. This is paired with cream-colored granite countertop and natural stone floors, adding a variety of textures into the space.

farmhouse dining room next to living with furniture table benches ceiling fans windows and kitchen area

White country kitchen with gable ceiling: Weathered wood floor plants and ceiling framing really gives this space that authentic country vibe, while the clean white walls and ceiling gives that minimalist appeal of modern spaces.

The combination of the two styles creates a refreshing look, allowing you to mix finishes and materials. For the cabinets, all were painted in white with a simple profile and topped with concrete-like quartz countertops. Other elements like the weathered rattan bar stools, white subway tiles and counter-weight drop lights, on the other hand, give a retro modern element to the space.

Wood country cabinets with exposed beams: From the choice of finishes up to the styling and furniture pieces used, this idea truly reflects the look of a classic country-style. Golden Teak wood floors, natural Oak finish cabinets with granite top, a red-painted island with butcher block countertop, rush seat bar stools, iron overhead pot rack with copper pots and various china displays placed above the overhead cabinet – these elements placed together create an authentic country look.

Country cabinets with butcher block island: This plan goes for bolder and darker color combination, creating a masculine appeal to the space. A variety of wood finishes was used in this design: maple wood floors, natural teak ceiling, walnut cabinets, polished mahogany bar stools and solid beech wood island.

The variety of woods used in the space complements each other rather than compete with each other. For the walls, it was painted in a green color, while the subway tiles used were black to match the black appliances and pulls/knobs used in the space. Completing the country look of this design are the wrought iron elements and the random china and rooster figurines placed above the overhead cabinets.

Country cabinetry with cappuccino marble counters: The flooring used in the layout and the connecting dining area is already bold as it uses terracotta tiles and has a unique pattern. This makes the floor surface look busy, so this is compensated by using plain off-white painted walls to balance it out.

The design uses 2 tones of wood to create this look: teak wood finish for the main cabinets to match with the finish of the window and door frames and pale beech wood for the island.

Country Cabinets

kitchen with pale light gray countertop on island

Country cupboards with hickory flooring and dark center island: This country style idea goes heavy on wood. The floors are solid natural walnut, and the cabinets used are also natural oiled walnut, giving it that authentic country vibe. Black granite was used with these gorgeous wooden cabinets and uses black finish fixtures and pulls. The island was painted in antiqued dark brown finish to enhance the rustic appeal and topped with natural stone counters in a natural brown color.

Traditional kitchen with elegant features and two types of countertops: The rustic finish oak wood floors already give a rustic and old country vibe to this space. Paired with classic walnut cabinets with gorgeous salt & pepper granite counters placed against plain white walls, the classic appeal of wood finishes really comes out. To give it a little modern touch, the island base was painted white and used smooth black granite for the countertop.

Country finishes with tile backsplash and breakfast bar: Dark copper painted walls and solid walnut floors give the space a warm and dark background, so the country kitchen cabinets used were in a light ash color, making it a oale contrast against the dark colored walls.

The island is an interesting piece, however, as it represents the colors of both walls and main cabinets using mahogany finish base for the copper toned walls and light beige granite to mimic the light ash wood.

Rustic country cupboards in wood tones, open shelves and eat in dining: This layout truly gives that rustic country vibe with its choice of finishes. Natural teak kitchen cabinets, ceiling and window frames combined with natural oak finish rush seat bar stools. It also uses black countertop and paired with rustic brown ceramic tiles for the back splash.

kitchen with maple cabinets exposed ceiling beams wood floors dining nook and table

Simple country kitchen with classic design and exposed beam: Despite its small size, this quaint floor plan definitely fits the country vibe of the interiors. It uses rustic white finish on its  cabinets and real antique frosted glass to match the white dining chairs.

The gray granite counters help complete that authentic country vibe, as well as the classic style fixtures. The beige painted walls, wood columns and beams, as well as the wood finish moldings also contribute to create this look.

Modern-country with dark quartz countertops: This country-style room uses a very modern aesthetic, using black & white color scheme and clean, crisp lines and patterns. The walls have horizontal panelings and are all in white with black-framed windows, while the cabinets are also in white with black natural stone countertop and back splash.

The whole look is very simple and clean, credited to its modern aesthetic, while small elements like the ceramic accessories, wooden beams and retro wall sconces gives it that country look.

Country kitchen with exposed beam high ceilings: The style of this plan is definitely country, but it uses modern-inspired combination of colors and finishes. Plain white walls is paired with rustic gray finish cabinets topped with light beige granite to match the similarly-finishes wooden beams. The gray color looks similar to concrete finishes popularly used in modern spaces, creating a dark and neutral surface which contrasts with the light-colored walls.

Rustic Country Design Kitchen

kitchen with cabinets globe pendant lights and wood table

Rustic wood country kitchen: Country designs are known for having eat-in dining and breakfast bar islands. This rustic wood layout goes for a central table that acts as a place for eating and can work for food prep as well.

The old bricks in the cooking area really give that authentic aged appeal to this small kitchen, and this is further emphasized by using natural oil-polished furniture pieces, doors, windows and cabinets, creating a unified look for this layout. Natural walnut was the wood of choice as it has a soft, subtle color, yet has an elegant appeal.

Rustic kitchen with exposed beams wood floors: The walls have a very interesting finish. It looks very busy as it uses terracotta-colored mosaic tiles, giving it that rough texture and small square patterns.

The floors are engineered dark oak so it looks smooth and polished and does not compete with the bold finish of the walls, while the plan goes for natural maple cabinets and blue pearl granite countertop. The maple cabinets have that light yellow color and that raw unfinished look despite being oil-rubbed, giving the space that nice rustic feel.

Rustic wood cabinetry with large island and ceramic floor tiles: Light yellow walls and light orange ceramic floor tiles gives this area a bright and cheerful background, complementing the elegant dark walnut kitchen cabinets. The cheerful colors of the walls helps tone down the tendency of dark walnut to look heavy. As a result, this plan looks elegant and well-balanced, with unique country-inspired wrought iron elements and a touch of greens to enhance the look of the space.

Wood country kitchen with terra cotta tiles: This design is all about patterns. The ceramic floor tiles are in a combination of octagons and small squares, creating a bold and interesting floor pattern. Walls were kept plain to make wall for the unique flooring, while the cabinets uses a uniform natural oak finish.

The interesting element of the cabinets would be the variety of paneling design used on the cabinet doors, adding different patterns to the space. As the space is already full of patterns and wood warm colors, the countertop finish of choice was gray soapstone.

kitchen with slate countertop sink

White cabinet country kitchen with slate countertops: Traditional cabinets, traditional fabrics and antique furniture pieces gives this space a really authentic old country look. There are exposed bricks used on the fireplace and the cooking area which has that natural antique finish, giving the space a nice rustic feel.

Walls were painted with a light sage green color, while the cabinets uses a very light mint color, creating cool feel to the space. Black granite was used on all countertop surfaces to add a neutral break of color, while the traditional fabrics adds a welcomed pattern and splash of bold colors into the space.

Country kitchen with black antique granite counters: Bold crimson red walls with cherry wood floors serve as the background for this space. Due to the red tones of the general surfaces, the cabinets opted to use a lighter maple wood finish so that it does not compete against the reds. It uses black galaxy granite countertops, black-painted range hood and a small black island to add a bit of contrast and delineate different surfaces from each other.

Custom country design with baricato granite counters: This idea uses heavy-looking finishes which really gives an elegant old world vibe. Floors are red ceramic tiles in a unique medallion pattern and is paired with plan white walls.

baricato granite

The ceiling is high as it has a gabled roof with exposed solid wood trusses, and therefore, despite the use of heavy-looking dark walnut cabinets, the high ceiling space helps balance it out and make the room look spacious and light. Various country elements can also be seen in this kitchen like the rooster ceramic figurines, woven rattan furniture pieces, wrought iron accessories as well as fruit & flower motifs.

White Country Style Cabinets

white cabinet country kitchen with grey pendant lights basket storage

Galley style kitchen with white cabinets and wood floors: Lighter colors were used for this white country plan as it has a very limited space, so lighter colors will help the space look bigger and less cramped. The cabinets used are all in white with vertical wood panels and uses solid wood butcher’s block counters and white subway tiles for the backsplash for that nice retro touch.

Country designed with anthracite counters: Adding rooster sculptures as your decor almost automatically makes it look more country, but this design takes it on another level by not only adding rooster figurines but also adding rooster prints on the seat of the spindle legs bar stools.

Looking at the room itself, it has that typical transitional style look – white cabinets with panel details topped with salt & pepper granite and a cherry wood island with black granite counter top.

bright kitchen with white cabinets and backsplash

Luxury kitchen with damasco white marble counter: Offering an excellent view of the sea and using light yellow wall paint gives this kitchen a light summer feel. The cabinets used were all painted in white with a simple profile, giving a transitional style appeal, while the white marble countertop gives it that classic elegance.

Country style with del mare granite counters: The first thing you notice in this space would probably be the gorgeous emerald green granite counters and the pale mind green cabinets which perfectly complements the maple wood floors and ceiling.

del mare granite counters

This kitchen is quite spacious with excellent natural lighting provided by the skylight and the large windows, helping make the space look bright and refreshing. Other accessories like copper pans and galvanized iron items gives that old country vibe, making a more interesting design.

Country style with exposed beams white cabinets: As the space already uses a variety of wood tones on the floors, ceiling and other furniture items, the plan goes for a softer neo-classic look to help tone down the bold wood colors. The whole kitchen uses white cabinets with white marble counters for a seamless look and uses black wrought iron accessories and furniture pieces to really bring out that country feel.

White cabinetry, wood plank flooring and exposed rough beams

Country style with gray quartz countertops: The bold straight lines of this white country kitchen reflects its modern aesthetics, while small items and accessories help give it a more country feel. Kitchen cabinets are pretty minimalist – it uses white painted cabinets topped with mocha brown solid surface and modern brushed stainless steel fixtures and pulls.

The sleek kitchen cabinets however, are accessorized with country-inspired pieces like rooster figurines, metal wire baskets and woven baskets, giving it a subtle country touch while keeping that clean modern look.

cream kitchen with island and cabinets

Country style with farmhouse sink, cream cabinets and center island: The black-painted island makes this traditional style look more modern and refreshing, as well as making it look bolder.

The main cabinets uses an off-white paint color with a natural weathered look and paired with cream granite. Due to the small space, the available ceiling space was utilized for overhead cabinet storage. The island also provides additional storage and display space, while the whole counter is accessories with ceramic figurines typical of country style kitchens.

White cabinets with butcher block island: An oriental-inspired country design with a good balance of different colors and textures. It uses walnut engineered wood flooring and paired with white vertical paneled walls.

The cabinets are all in white with simple molding details and uses white solid surface counter top for the main cabinets, and golden oak butcher’s block for the island. The oriental inspiration is found on its use of blue & white ceramic plates on the walls which was also reflected on the backsplash tiles used.

kitchen with island carrara marble backsplash ceiling beams and windows

Open plan layout with carrara marble counters: A modern transitional design that takes its inspiration from country decor. It adapts the shabby chic feel of country kitchens and incorporates it to the the modern space.

carrara and powder blue island

White paneled cabinets with blue pearl granite counter and white subway back splash tiles was paired with pale powder blue island topped with elegant Carrara marble. The faux antique finish of the island gives that romantic feel, and the use of pale paint color makes this kitchen look light and refreshing.

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