Be inspired by this traditional 1920s detached home in Surrey

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This 1920s detached home in Surrey features a living room, kitchen-diner, family room, dining room, home office, orangery, playroom, four bedrooms (one en suite), and bathroom.

1/8 Exterior

house exterior with white wall red roof white window and wooden door

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

2/8 Orangery

living room with cream colour wall blue and white designed sofa frames on wall and wooden floor

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

Blue fabric in mismatched patterns and textures create a contemporary
feel in the neutral orangery. This cosy spot enjoys plenty of light and wonderful views across the country landscape.

Laura Ashley
Coffee table
Class Glass

3/8 Living room

living room with cream colour wall fire place cream colour sofa with designed cushion and frame on wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

This smart space is emphasised by the placement of symmetrical furniture. Cream and bright pink combine to create a feel good scheme in this airy living room.

Woodburning stove
Dorking Stove and Fireplace Emporium
Similar sofa

4/8 Kitchen

kitchen with lime green wall white counter wooden flooring and white cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

In the traditional kitchen-diner a feature wall has been painted in a
lime green to match the blinds and tablecloth, which ties the whole
scheme together.

Kitchen units
Vinyl flooring

5/8 Dining room

dinning room with cream colour wall wooden dinning table with chairs and window

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

Elegant and intimate aptly describe the traditional dining room. Pretty pink soft furnishings enhance its feminine appeal.

Similar dining table
Sonoma Light from Marks & Spencer
Wall paint
Soft Linen silk emulsion from B&Q

6/8 Guest bedroom

bedroom with blue and white wall wooden bed with blue cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

Pale blue makes this a soothing space when teamed with neutral walls and flooring in the converted guest bedroom.

Bed sheet
Laura Ashley
Bedside table

7/8 Bathroom

bathroom with white wall wooden cabinet white wash basin cream colour floor

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

Lots of glass and a huge mirror maximise the natural light in this contemporary bathroom scheme.

Vanity unit
UK Bathrooms

8/8 Master bedroom

bedroom with floral wall golden bed with designed cushions wooden drawer and cream colour flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Richard Gadsby)

Floral wallpaper and curtains create a vintage-style look in this pretty French master bedroom.

Similar bed
Austen Victorian brass bed from And So To Bed
Similar table lamps

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.