The owners rent out the top two floors of this 18th Century building in Central London and use the lower floors for their own living space.
1/9 Bedroom | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
A series of mini art displays have been created by hanging tiny photos and pictures clipped onto string with miniature pegs. To get the look, head to HobbyCraft for different types of string and pegs, and try hanging anything from old postcards and photos to travelling memorabilia.
2/9 Living room | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
The layout of the house features bedrooms on the ground floor, while the light-filled living room is on the first floor, along with the kitchen and dining areas.
3/9 Kitchen | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
In the kitchen functional custom-made units and stainless-steel surfaces, allow original details, such as the cornice and shuttered windows, to shine.
4/9 Hallway | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
Hallway | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
The owners have zigzagged five floating shelves across the wall. This gives the illusion of more space.
The floating shelves were made by Gerry Delaney. Try the Lack shelving range at Ikea for a budget yet stylish option.
5/9 Staircase storage | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
The biggest change made by the owners was the addition of a staircase to the back of the building, linking the three floors of the apartment and leaving the original staircase as access to the flats upstairs.
6/9 Bathroom | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
Rather than create a separate room, the owners 'dropped' the bathroom into a slot in the main bedroom preserving the curved Georgian wall.
The pod was designed by Works Architecture and made by DFA Projects. The sanitaryware is by Catalano from CP Hart. The tiles are by Ceramic Tile Distributors. The shower curtain is from Habitat. The light is by Jasper Conran.
7/9 Main bedroom | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
The wardbrobe was made by Gerry Delaney, but B&Q does similar plain white-door ones. The chandelier is from an antiques shop.
8/9 Children’s bedroom | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
The children's room is filled with a collection of vintage-style furniture and accessories.
9/9 Dressing table | Restored Georgian apartment house tour
Bold colour and modern design dominate this pretty home office area.
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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.
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