The ultimate luxury? A fireplace in the kitchen. Here's a roundup of enviable spaces.

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Above: A kitchen in upstate New York designed by Steven Harris Architects.

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Above: Darryl Carter's Washington, DC, kitchen, via Point Click Home.

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Above: A rustic yet modern kitchen featured in Domino.

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Above: A kitchen in a West Village townhouse by Tsao McKown.

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Above: A rustic kitchen in London.

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Above: A rustic country hearth, via Point Click Home.

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Above: A minimalist kitchen photographed by Matthew Hranek.