Are you looking for some farmhouse style kitchen sink ideas for your country kitchen? Farmhouse kitchen sinks are available as a single or double bowl and are made from different materials such as fireclay or porcelain.
Farmhouse style kitchen sinks are also made from other materials like heavy-duty cast iron with a porcelain enamel finish, stainless steel, ceramic, copper and more. Each material used to make these sinks has its own pros and cons.
A farmhouse sink also comes in different styles that range from modern to traditional. These sinks are versatile yet timeless in appearance.
The are truly beautiful and will add charm to your farmhouse kitchen. A farmhouse sink will also provide a focal point for your kitchen and will leave a lasting impression for all.
What I like most about a farmhouse sink is that they are nice and deep and will accommodate large pots and pans when it comes to clean-up. They also come in different sizes to fit your space.
A farmhouse apron sink will definitely complete the look of your country kitchen.
What Is The Difference Between A Farmhouse Sink and An Apron Sink?
In case you are wondering what the difference is between a farmhouse sink and an apron sink; a farmhouse sink is a deep cut, whereas an apron sink’s front is exposed. And hence the reason for calling them ‘apron sinks.’
Farmhouse style porcelain sinks are made of of kaolin, a type of silicate-based clay material. They are coated in a glaze, and then fired at a high temperature. Some are made of solid porcelain, while others are porcelain enamel coated with another material underneath like steel offering extra strength.
One style of sink that is very popular with homeowners is a white porcelain farmhouse apron sink with a single bowl.
This style of sink features an apron front and is made from porcelain with a single bowl. An apron sink is both versatile and elegant in appearance and will bring farmhouse style to your kitchen.
DeerValleyBath DV-1K016 30″ L x 20″ W Farmhouse Apron Front Porcelain Ceramic Single Bowl White Kitchen Sinks
This oversized farmhouse sink is crafted from porcelain ceramic and features a timeless design. It is designed to resist chipping, cracking, or burning for years of beauty and reliable performance.
The large single basin will accommodate large pots and pans, while the sloped bottom helps with draining and clean up. This sink is about 10 inches deep and the design is ergonomically friendly.
This white kitchen sink can be installed on both sides and the elegant white color will make it the perfect addition to your farmhouse kitchen.
DeerValleyBath also makes farmhouse sinks in ceramic porcelain in smaller sizes.
DeerValley DV-1K116 White 24 Inch Farmhouse Sink with Bottom Grid and Strainer,Apron Sink Single Bowl Ceramic Porcelain Sink,Small Kitchens Sinks
This farmhouse apron sink features a stylish and unique trapezoid shape that will add a WOW factor to your kitchen. The elegant white color and the high gloss finish features excellent workmanship.
Made of premium ceramic, this single bowl farmhouse sink is resistant to scratches and stains and will last for a long time. The non-porous glazed surface means food and drink stains can’t stick to the surface.
This white farmhouse sink is designed with both style and easy cleaning in mind.
It measures 4″L x 16″W x 8″H.
Here is an interesting rectangular farmhouse kitchen sink that is made from heavy-duty cast iron coated with a layer of porcelain enamel.
CHSINKM Cora 42″ L x 21″ W Farmhouse Kitchen Sink
This farmhouse kitchen sink is designed to replicate a 1920’s early American farmhouse drainboard sink. Constructed from heavy-duty cast iron, this sink is coated with a layer of porcelain enamel to ensure resistance to chipping and cracking.
This sink features a smooth apron single basin design that adds to the beauty and versatility of this iconic kitchen piece.
The overall dimensions of this farmhouse sink are 42.14” L x 20.87” W. This sink is scratch resistant and can be mounted to the wall or in a vanity.
Here is another sink that is made out of cast iron and is coated with a layer of porcelain enamel. This kitchen sink REALLY reminds me of a typical farmhouse sink that you would see from the past. Don’t you agree?
CHCASTSINK24WHM 20″ L x 22″ W Kitchen Sink
This 24-inch cast iron high back farm sink features a high back design and a wide basin which makes it the perfect size for washing pots and pans. With the option of mounting to the wall or a vanity, this cast iron farm sink is a versatile option with antique flair.
This farmhouse sink is constructed from heavy-duty cast iron and coated with a layer of porcelain enamel to ensure resistance to chipping and cracking. It is also heat and scratch resistant.
It can be mounted to the wall or in a vanity. The overall dimensions of this sink are 20.25” L x 22” W.
Another style of sink that is very popular for installing in a kitchen, is a double apron farmhouse kitchen sink. This style of sink is available in fireclay, stainless steel, p0rcelain, copper and more.
The BOCCHI Classico Farmhouse Apron Front Fireclay 33-inch Double Bowl Kitchen sink is VERY popular thanks to a variety of colors to match your kitchen decor.
BOCCHI Classico Farmhouse Apron Front Fireclay 33 in. Double Bowl Kitchen Sink with Protective Bottom Grid and Strainer in White
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The BOCCHI Classico Farmhouse apron fireclay double bowl kitchen sink features exclusive high pressure casted organic fine fireclay that is VERY durable in construction.
The sink is finished on all four sides with a reversible application. The surface of the sink is 100% non-porous thanks to the special glaze coating fused with the fireclay body. As a result, this farmhouse sink is stain, scratch, chip and scratch resistant.
Includes a removable protective bottom grid & strainer as well as a limited lifetime warranty. This double bowl kitchen front apron also comes in a variety of colors including ‘white’ as shown.
Another style of sink that is also VERY popular for installing in a farmhouse kitchen is a sink made from fireclay.
Fireclay Farmhouse Style Kitchen Sinks
Fireclay sinks are constructed from a mixture of ceramic clay and glaze that is fused together at a high heat and then fired in a kiln at extremely high temperatures (1,600 to 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit).
This process makes fireclay sinks very hard and durable in construction. It also gives them their beautiful shine. Fireclay sinks are also non-porous which makes them very easy to keep clean.
Firecaly sinks are available in a single, double or triple bowl.
BOCCHI Classico Farmhouse Apron Front Fireclay 30 in. Single Bowl Kitchen Sink with Protective Bottom Grid and Strainer in White
This farmhouse single bowl apron sink is crafted from high pressured casted organic fine fireclay ceramic construction. The 100% non-porous surface provides unmatched stain resistance compared to matte stone or other composite materials.
This style of sink is very durable in construction and is resistant to chipping, discoloration, scratches and cracks. It is also non-porous so this makes this apron sink an ideal choice for a farmhouse kitchen.
The extremely durable fireclay material can also handle heat from pots and pans. This farmhouse apron sink also includes a removable protective bottom grid & strainer.
This style of sink can also accommodate a garbage disposal.
Here is another BOCCHI Classico fireclay sink that features a 33 inch single bowl and is a very popular choice in this style sink.
BOCCHI Contempo Apron Front Fireclay 33 in. Single Bowl Kitchen Sink with Protective Bottom Grid and Strainer in White
The BOCCHI single bowl front apron sink is made from high pressure casted organic fine fireclay construction. Fireclay is one of the most durable materials used to make this style of sink.
This sink features a distinctive Farmhouse Apron front installation with reversible application and is finished on all four sides.
The special glaze coating fused with the fireclay body at temperatures as high as 2000°F results in a sink that offers a non-porous, uniform, scratch and stain resistant surface. It also includes a removable protective bottom grid & strainer.
This durable sink is also extremely resistant to chipping, discoloration, scratching and cracking. It can accommodate a garbage disposal as well.
Stainless steel is another material that is used to make farmhouse sinks. This style of sink is VERY strong and durable and EASY to keep clean. Of course there are pros and cons associated with this style of sink.
Advantages of selecting a stainless steel sink:
- Stainless steel sinks are durable and strong
- Stainless steel sinks won’t chip, crack, stain or rust
- Stainless steel sinks are easy to clean
- Many styles and sizes available to choose from
- Easy to install
- Don’t require support
Disadvantages Of Selecting a Stainless Steel Sink:
- Stainless steel sinks can dent and scratch
- Stainless steel sinks show water marks
If you are considering getting a stainless steel farmhouse sink for your kitchen, then here are some sinks to choose from with single or double basins.
Kraus Standart PRO 30-inch 16 Gauge Single Bowl Stainless Steel Farmhouse Kitchen Sink
The Kraus Standart PRO is a 30″ 16 gauge single bowl stainless steel farmhouse sink. The extra thick TRU16 real 16-gauge steel offers superior strength and durability.
The satin finish is is highly wear-resistant and easy to clean. This sink also features soundproofing technology with extra-thick pads covering over 80% of the sink.
This farmhouse style sink offers a deep and spacious bowl to accommodate your biggest cookware making clean-up a breeze.
Installs beneath the counter for a seamless transition between counter and sink. Accessories include a protective bottom grid, premium 3-piece basket strainer set, and a Kraus kitchen towel.
Here is another Kraus farmhouse single bowel stainless steel sink that measures 33″ and also comes with soundproofing.
Kraus 33″ Farmhouse Single Bowl Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink with Soundproofing
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The Kraus 33″ farmhouse single bowel stainless steel kitchen sink is constructed from heavy duty industrial-grade T304 stainless steel making this sink durable and dent-resistant.
The extra-thick TRU16 real 16-gauge steel offers superior strength and durability. The commercial grade satin finish is highly wear-resistant and easy to clean.
This farmhouse style sink is equipped with NoiseDefend Soundproofing Technology features extra-thick pads covering over 80% of the sink.
The deep and spacious bowl offers plenty of space for washing all your cookware. The farmhouse apron design installs beneath the counter for a seamless transition between counter and sink.
The drain is designed to direct water towards the drain to prevent standing water in the sink.
The overall dimensions of this sink are 32.90 x 20.75 x 10.25 inches.
I think this next apron style stainless steel single sink has a lot of interesting features to offer.
KRAUS Kore™ Workstation 33-inch 16 Gauge Stainless Steel Single Bowl Farmhouse Kitchen Sink with Accessories (Pack of 5)
The KRAUS Kore™ Workstation 33-inch 16 Gauge Stainless Steel Single Bowl Farmhouse Kitchen sink features an integrated ledge system that allows you to slide custom accessories across the sink to streamline meal prep and cleanup.
This SMART design is space saving and enables you to work right over the sink. This workstation sink includes a solid bamboo cutting board and a multi-purpose roll-up dish drying rack that allows you to rinse produce and drip-dry dishes right over the sink. Wow!
The sink itself is made from 16-gauge stainless steel, this ultra durable sink is highly resistant to corrosion and dents.
Here is a 33″ double basin farmhouse kitchen sink with an apron front and a 60/40 split.
Miseno Stainless Steel 33” L x 21” W Double Basin Farmhouse Kitchen Sink with Apron Front with 60/40 Split
This double basin farmhouse kitchen sink offers both style and functionality with its apron front and 60/40 split. It is constructed of 16 gauge t304 stainless steel; the same grade used in commercial kitchens world wide.
Sound dampening technology which is a combination of rubber pads and a sound absorbing acrylic spray have been applied to the bottom of the sink offers an extremely quiet performance.
Stainless steel sink drains and fitted basin racks are all included with this sink. The overall dimensions of this sink are 10.00 x 20.75 x 32.88 Inches.
Everything You Need to Know About Farmhouse Sinks
If you are looking for more information on farmhouse sinks, you can read an article here that was written by Anne Ellard who is an Australian contributor for the store Houzz.
Adding a farmhouse sink to your kitchen will add a touch of country charm and rustic character to your space. Farmhouse sinks are available in many different styles as well as made from different materials.
Traditional white farmhouse sinks are quite deep and are mostly made from porcelain or fireclay. Porcelain sinks are made from ceramic and heated at a high temperature. On the other hand, fireclay farmhouse sinks are made of clay that is heated at very high temperatures which gives these sinks their high shine and makes them extremely durable and hard.
Farmhouse kitchen sinks are also made from other materials like heavy-duty cast iron that is coated with a layer of porcelain enamel. This is referred to as a porcelain enamel finish.
Another material that is used to make farmhouse sinks is stainless steel. Stainless steel sinks are more affordable and very easy to keep clean. They are also very durable in construction and strong. They are also chip, crack, stain and rust resistant which makes them an ideal choice.
No matter what style of farmhouse sink you choose, it will instantly give your kitchen some farmhouse flair. These sinks are not only versatile in nature, but they are also beautiful in appearance and will be a great addition to your country kitchen.
I hope this article has been helpful and enlightening in terms of learning about the different styles of farmhouse style sinks on the market.