Kitchen Island Space Requirements. Squeeze an island into a smaller kitchen islands can vary in size and shape, but the minimum recommended size of a fixed kitchen island is about 40 by 40 inches (1,000 by 1,000 millimetres), as pictured above. At a minimum, you want 3’ and ideally you want 4’ or more.
That’s it, a minimum of one receptacle outlet. When you want to calculate the space for bar stool seating at a kitchen island, a good rule of thumb is allocating 60cm or 24 inches of space per person. Total space required for a kitchen island