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A detached house in Surrey, built in 1920. The ground floor has a living room, kitchen-diner, utility room, two store rooms, a games room, boot room, study, WC, wet room and a second kitchen. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a WC, dressing room and master bedroom. The loft has been converted into the master bedroom, with an adjoining sitting room and another bathroom. Outside, timber cladding gives the house that Cape Cod-meets-Surrey look.

1/9 Exterior

house exterior with grey panel wall roof top and trees on grass

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

Similar weatherboards
Orlestone oak

2/9 Living room

living room with white wall grey sofa with cushions chandelier cream colour flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

In the living room chic accessories, such as the oversized chandelier, add laid-back drama to earthy tones and textures.


PK61 coffee table
Poul Kjærholm for Fritz Hansen at Republic of Fritz Hansen
Taif chandelier
Angelo Barovier for Barovier&Toso

3/9 Living room storage

white book shelves and white chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

Art books on the shelves and paintings add colour to the otherwise neutral scheme.

Camilla armchair

4/9 Kitchen

kitchen with white wall white cabinet and black counter top

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

The modern, streamlined look in the kitchen provides a nice contrast to the wooden beams and works with the rest of the house.

Kitchen units
La Palma bar stools

John Lewis

5/9 Dining room

dinning room with white wall and floral painting wooden dinning table with green chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

A contemporary botanical-print silk wallpaper and reclaimed wooden furniture create a quintessentially British twist on minimal-chic look in this dining room.

De Gournay
Philippe Hurel
Similar dining table
Nicky Cornell

6/9 Landing

landing area with white white wall frame on wall and white door

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

Wide floorboards with a pale finish give a distinctly Scandi feel throughout the house, while the wall panelling used on the landing adds character.

Cornforth White Estate emulsion by Farrow & Ball
Topkapi ceiling light
Daniela Puppa for Barovier&Toso

7/9 Bathroom

bathroom with white wall white bowl on black tile flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

The dark stone flooring in this modern bathroom provides a neat contrast to the white walls and pale floorboards. A deep, circular bathtub adds a touch of glamour and works well with contemporary furnishings.

Flumi bath
Shadow Dharmar chandelier


8/9 Dressing room

fressing room with grey designed wall shoe rack wooden flooring and chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

The dressing room's central island contains drawers and open shelves for the owner's shoe collection, while hidden-away built-in wardrobes provide ample hanging space.

Built-in storage
Matrioska light
PK22 chairs
Poul Kjærholm for Fritz Hansen at Republic of Fritz Hansen

9/9 Loft bedroom

bedroom with white wall bed with white cushions bedside lamps and wooden floor

(Image credit: Future PLC/ James Simmons)

Built-in bedroom alcoves contain sculptures, while the beams and skylights create a light, bright, country feel.

Similar bedside table
Bestille 1 table lamps
Bestille by Gubi at The Conran Shop

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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.