I'm moving into a new place in November and the kitchen is HUGE. All the appliances, counter tops, and even the sink is from the 1950's-1970's. I love it but the counter could use some sprucing up. In the photo it's the space above the cabinets in the back. I was hoping to put a butcher block on it but wasn't sure what my best options were. I live near a home depot and a lowes. We also have a huge basement I can use to make anything I want. Thoughts?