Take a look inside this charming Victorian terraced house

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When the owners moved into this terraced Victorian house in west London, the interior looked very different. All the fireplaces and much of the cornicing had been torn out and the original sash windows had been replaced by UPVC versions, so the owners made a priority of reinstating many of these features.

The couple obtained planning permission for all the alterations in one go, although they carried them out in phases so they could stay in the house during the works. The first phase was the remodelling of the ground floor, with an extension that opens the house up to the patio garden, and involved moving the kitchen into the centre and true heart of the house.

The second major phase was the addition of a loft extension, which created two extra bedrooms. This allowed the owners to carve out a new master suite on the second floor.

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