The double-fronted house had a traditional arrangement of small reception rooms downstairs, which was replaced with a more open-plan layout that would run in a circle around the staircase. At the same time, the entire back wall of the house was replaced with a double-height extension that features a wealth of glass, allowing light to flood through.
Neutral tones for the walls of this open-plan space give each zone its own mood while linking it with the next. A low sofa helps to accentuate the height of the room while walnut flooring leads you to the dining and kitchen area.
Even in the kitchen, the owner has restricted herself to the strict colour scheme of grey, black and white that she has used throughout the rest of the house. An oversized table accommodates a large party – perfect for entertaining guests during the festive season.
The kitchen was designed by SA Designs.
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