Many people don't realize the importance of a kitchen in a house. A nice kitchen will bring more people to your house, and many of those people will be jealous and actually ask you how you got your kitchen to look so nice. There are a few things that every kitchen should have in order to be classified as a "luxury" kitchen.
1.) Stainless Steel Appliances
This is becoming more and more common as the years go by. Stainless steel appliances are now the most sought after thing in every kitchen these days. When a couple is out searching for their new house, they will often pass up on beautiful properties just because the kitchen isn't "upgraded" to stainless steel appliances. So, if you want to upgrade your kitchen, or you're selling your home, make sure to put in some stainless appliances so your home is up to par.
2.) Granite Counter Tops
Along with the stainless steel, granite is something that everyone wants in their kitchen. This is not as common as the stainless, however, because granite can be quite expensive, and difficult to put in. For those who can afford it, though, a granite counter top will outlast any other type of counter top, due to it's durability, and will also bring a new sense of luxury to your home. Granite counters are a must if you can afford them.
3.) Gas Range Cookers
The new thing in cooking is natural gas. In order for your kitchen to be completely up to par, everything must be gas operated, not electric. Gas will provide a higher heating point, and therefor will get all of the cooking, boiling, etc. done much earlier than an electric range would. On top of being fast, gas is actually a cheaper alternative to electric cookers, so it's a win-win for everyone.
If you're looking at remodeling your kitchen, then the top three points are a must to consider. As someone who has just recently remodeled their kitchen, I can say that I am completely satisfied with my stainless steel, granite and gas appliances. Everything works better, looks better, and will last much longer.