A stylish linear garden design gives the courtyard a grand feel. Typical of any Italian fortified farmhouse (or masseria), the living quarters and courtyard are protected by high walls.
1/6 New-build Italian farmhouse H&G
2/6 New-build Italian farmhouse H&G
A large rustic table in the centre of the kitchen gives the space a laid-back, relaxed feel, while other wooden touches, such as the bowl and units, add warmth to the pale backdrop. Find a similar table at French Finds.
3/6 New-build Italian farmhouse H&G
Claire has used large-scale, defined shapes and a symmetrical layout to make this tall, narrow space feel comfortable and composed. Saville two seater sofa, Oka. Francesco lamps, Fancy Home Collection.
4/6 New-build Italian farmhouse H&G
Full-length curtains take the place of traditional shutters to give the bedroom a softer, more relaxed feel. A stunning bateau bath at the end of the four-poster bed creates a dramatic statement and transforms the room into a luxurious retreat.
5/6 New-build Italian farmhouse H&G
Claire could not resist using blue linen accessories to give this room a vibrant splash of Mediterranean spirit. Throw and cushions, Beyond France.
6/6 New-build Italian farmhouse H&G
Claire had the large-scale planters made to accomodate the mature lemon trees that frame the stylish seating area, while hanging lanterns create a romantic glow in the evenings. Bespoke planters, Woodesign.
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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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