The average “dream kitchen” would include a freestanding island, a smart dishwasher and a flat screen TV to watch while doing the washing up, according to a new survey.
One third of the 2,000 people polled said they would love a breakfast bar and sleek pull-out cabinets were a must for 41 per cent.
It also emerged the minimalist look appealed to many, with a further three in 10 wanting a slide and hide oven, while 18 per cent were hankering after a pop-up cooker hood.
One in four said they would also love a specialist wine fridge, a third wanted heated flooring and 49 per cent wanted more natural light.
“The kitchen is the heart of the home for millions so it makes sense that there is a strong desire to