Be inspired by this smart New York brownstone

Smart New York brownstone

An 1890s brownstone in Greenwich Village, New York. The raised ground floor contains an open-plan kitchen, dining and living space, pantry and bathroom. The first floor is home to the master bedroom, dressing room and library, en-suite bathroom and terrace. There are four further bedrooms and two bathrooms on the second and third floors, with a roof garden above. A family room, sixth bedroom, bathroom and WC occupy the lower-ground floor.

1/11 Hallway

hallway with mirror and wooden drawer

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

2/11 Living room

living room with fireplace and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

A rich parquet floor, roaring fireplace and glamorous vintage furniture give the living room a welcoming, relaxed elegance.

Similar flooring

The Natural Wood Flooring Co
Similar chandelier
Endon Lighting

3/11 Kitchen

kitchen with stool and white worktop

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

Hard surfaces and simple, practical fittings give this spacious kitchen, set in the heart of the home, an industrial feel.

Similar tiles
Fired Earth
Kitchen island
Full Scale Woodworking Inc

4/11 Kitchen wall

kitchen wall with white tiles and open crockery shelf

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

Open shelves add rustic chic to this elegant home while utilising the space. They can be bought ready-made but, for a solution tailored to your home and possessions, try a bespoke furniture specialist or joiner.

Similar bespoke supplier

5/11 Dining room

dining room with wall frame and wooden dining table chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

The owner chose a pared-down colour scheme of off-white and warm wood tones in the dining room, using natural wood textures and a gallery of artwork for visual effect.

Similar dining table
Similar chairs
Roche Bobois

6/11 Study

study room with open book shelve and mirror on wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

This cosy study area is full of furniture found in Parisian flea markets and houses special pictures and books.

Similar mirror
Sweetpea & Willow

7/11 Home office

home office with wall frame and glass top table

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

A collage of family portraits and prints makes up the backdrop of this smart home office space. A simple, streamlined glass desk visually blends into the scheme so as not to distract from the overall look.

Similar desk

8/11 Children’s room

childrens room with white chair and wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

Fresh white walls combine beautifully with sumptuous fabrics in tonal colours to introduce a calm and tranquil aesthetic in this child's bedroom.

Similar bedlinen

The White Company

9/11 Child’s room nook

children room with wooden floorboard white folding chair and white rug

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

A cluster of fairy lights turn this space into a pretty room for a little girl. A row of prints lines the mantelpiece to inject a subtle hit of colour into this predominantly white scheme.

Sherpa Hang-A-Round chair from PBteen

10/11 Master bedroom

master bedroom with white lamp and white headboard

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

Dark-grey Venetian plaster walls visually contrast with a white light fixture and large bed.

Similar bedlinen and throw

The White Company
Similar bedside table
Julian Chichester

11/11 Bathroom

bathroom with white bathtub and potted plant

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Matthew Williams)

Floor-to-ceiling tiles emphasise the height of this bathroom, while the monochrome colour scheme gives a sense of serenity.

Wall tiles and tap
Sunrise Speciality. For similar, try Aston Matthews

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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.