Be inspired by this Edwardian home in south-west London

Take a room by room tour of this detached Edwardian home with its neutral palette and classic furnishings, chosen by 25 Beautiful Homes. For more house tours and decorating ideas, go to

This detached Edwardian home features a hallway, sitting room, kitchen-diner, utility room, cloakroom, study, five bedrooms (four en suite), dressing room and bathroom.

1/12 Exterior

exterior of facebrick edwardian home in southwest london

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

2/12 Hallway

hallway of edwardian home with carpeted staircase

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

A neutral palette and Oriental rugs give this spacious hallway a welcoming feel.

Wall paints

Slipper Satin and Stony Ground emulsion from Farrow & Ball

3/12 Living room

living room of edwardian home with fireplace sofas and bookcases

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

This old-style living room has a gentlemen's club feel thanks to the brown leather sofas and symmetrical bookshelves.

Bookshelves and cupboards
Bill Brayer Design
Similar sofa
English Sofa Company

4/12 Sitting room

sitting room in edwardian home with sofa and round wall hanging mirror above fireplace

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

Simple furnishings and a neutral colour scheme allow the original architectural features to shine in the living room

Knowles & Christou
Similar cushions
Josephine Home
Kingcome Sofas

5/12 Dining room

dining room in edwardian home with dining table and wooden chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

The simplicity of this dining room extension allows the furniture to take centre stage. Views across the garden provide a stunning backdrop for family gatherings.

Similar lamp
Hector Finch
Dining table and chairs
Harvey Jones

6/12 Kitchen

kitchen in edwardian home wooden cabinets and island

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

The existing kitchen cabinets have been painted and polished to give them a new lease of life.

Similar units

Harvey Jones
Light Gray eggshell from Farrow & Ball

7/12 Kitchen-diner

kitchen diner in edwardian home with wicker furniture

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

Tonal greys and neutrals were used on the units in this large kitchen to add interest to the all-neutral scheme. A separate seating area gives this open-plan kitchen a relaxed feel.

Similar units
Harvey Jones

8/12 Home office

home office in edwardian home with work desk and oriental rug

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

Classic painted cupboards echo the wood-panelled walls and furniture elsewhere in the house. Dark walnut flooring gives this home office a warm and traditional look.

Similar lamp

9/12 Bathroom

bathroom in edwardian home with mosaic limestone tiles and white bathtub

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

A miniature shark collection is proudly displayed in a glass case. Mosaic limestone tiles create a streamlined feel in this neutral bathroom.

Mandarin Stone

10/12 Girl’s bedroom

girls bedroom in edwardian home with large bed and tartan blanket

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

Generous-sized rooms mean existing furniture and decorations are able to stand out. Here, the colour palette in this child's room echos the neutral scheme in the rest of the house.

Feather & Black
Tartan blanket

11/12 Child’s bedroom

childrens bedroom in edwardian home with built-in bookcase

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

Bespoke bookshelves are great for storing books, magazines and CDs when not in use.

Ian Stevens
Margo Selby

12/12 Main bedroom

main bedroom in edwardian home with pink walls and sleigh bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/Nick Smith)

Cream carpets and pale walls help maximise light in this relaxed bedroom.

Sleigh bed
Josephine Home
The Sofa & Chair Company

Like what you see? Find more ideas and inspiration on the 25 Beautiful Homes website

Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.