Bon Appétit! 5 Homes With Eye-Catching French Ranges

With designs reminiscent of vintage stoves in European homes, French ranges—from brands like La Cornue and Lacanche—the former designed in early-20th-century Paris by Albert Dupuy, the latter named after the small village in Burgundy—add a dose of timeless luxury to any kitchen.

Southampton’s Linden

Southampton, New York | Harald Grant & Bruce GrantSotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

Named for the specimen trees strewn across its 10-acre breadth, this Southampton estate boasts grounds conceived by Frederick Law Olmsted and a residence designed by architect and urban planner Grosvenor Atterbury. The majestic home offers some 18,000 square feet of living and entertaining spaces on three levels, including eight bedrooms, eight full and three half baths, separate staff quarters, and a spacious, airy French-inspired kitchen outfitted with a La Cornue range, a farmhouse sink, a generous island, and an accompanying butler’s pantry.

Pacific Heights Gem

San Francisco, California | Rebecca SchumacherSotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

A modern gem in Pacific Heights, this 2,820-square-foot three-bedroom home has been elegantly redesigned for contemporary living and entertaining. The light-flooded interiors include a primary suite occupying an entire level; a versatile upper level with two terraces; two bedrooms and a garage on the entry level; and in the basement, a handsome wine and media room. The open plan kitchen, living, and dining area has a bay window providing a water view, custom cabinetry, a marble island, and a La Cornue range with brass fittings.

Light-Filled Refinement on Fifth Avenue

New York, New York | Nikki FieldSotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

Overlooking Central Park from its enviable perch on Fifth Avenue, this stylish, serene 12-room prewar cooperative has been impeccably renovated with interior design by the illustrious Bunny Williams. Bedrooms and an office are secluded on the northern side of the floor, while the gallery entry gives way to formal living and dining spaces, a library, and a spacious chef’s kitchen with Waterworks fixtures, custom marble countertops, two Sub-Zero refrigerators, a bright breakfast room, and a colorful seven-burner Lacanche range with dual ovens.

Wine Country Compound

Kenwood, California | Tina ShoneSotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage

Nestled amid the hills, trees, and vineyards of wine country, this peaceful 10-acre estate offers three residences, a refreshing heated pool beside a pavilion, five acres of Cabernet Sauvignon vines, an olive grove, a vegetable garden, an orchard, citrus trees, a chicken coop, two wells, and a Tesla battery array. The 5,000-square-foot home features five bedrooms; an airy great room with living, library, and dining spaces; an office; and a sleek open kitchen with a butcher-block island and a La Cornue range.

Classical Elegance in Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley, California | Doug Steiny & Lisa SteinySotheby’s International Realty – Carmel Rancho Brokerage

In Carmel Valley’s exclusive Miramonte neighborhood, this stately home is accompanied by inviting grounds featuring a patio, a pool and spa, a tennis court, gardens with a fountain, and a playhouse. Interior highlights include a formal dining room, a bar and wine cellar, a library or billiards room, a primary suite with a gym and sauna, and a chef’s kitchen boasting a commercial-caliber Traulsen refrigerator, a light-filled breakfast alcove, an island, and a La Cornue range surrounded by rugged stone.

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