Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

Find modern decorating inspiration from our room-by-room house tour of a converted tudor farmhouse. Find decorating ideas from its country cottage exterior and its über-modern space within

Property Converted Tudor farmhouse in Gloucester
The space Kitchen-diner, dining room, living room, TV snug, study, wet room, laundry and WC on groundfloor. The first floor houses a master bedroom, with dressing room, 4 further bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There is also a two-bedroom cottage, gym and summerhouse in the garden.

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Women don and cushion

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Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

The deep rouge walls of the hallway are decorated with colourful ceremonial headdresses from the Cameroonian Juju tribe, imported from a market in Johannesburg.

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Living room with black wall wooden flooring and sofa set with cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC/Paul Massey)

Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

The owners created extra space for the family by ripping out an indoor swimming pool and replacing it with a tranquil chill-out living room, complete with retractable cinema screen.

The owner designed the sofa, which is upholstered in fabric from House Plan Interiors (opens in new tab). The Bourgie lamp by Kartell is from Bloomsbury (opens in new tab).

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Women in kitchen with white walls black cabninet

(Image credit: Future PLC/Paul Massey)

Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

Shiny porcelain floor tiles, stainless steel and bespoke glossy lacquered cappuccino-coloured cupboards ensure the kitchen looks polished. Low ceilings did not deter the couple from hanging crystal chandeliers but they have been cleverly placed over the island and table where they won’t be head-butted!

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Dinning room with laptop and armchair

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Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

A bold red Egg chair provides a shot of energy, while also grounding the light furniture and materials. 'If you keep the basics neutral, you can always add and take away colour', says the owner.

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Living room wooden flooring and dinning table with chairs

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Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

At night, the dining room's very atmospheric and cosy with the low ceilings, candlelight and the fire burning, says Catherine.

The dining table was rescued from a reclamation yard in Bristol, while the chairs were poached from the onwer’s company boardroom.

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Living room with table and sofa set with cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC/Paul Massey)

Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

An oversized Anglepoise lamp adds a fun element to the snug, while cosy sofas, cushions and throws give it a warm feel.

The low table in seamless moulded polyester is from Established & Sons (opens in new tab).

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Attic room with bed and white walls

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Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

The master bedroom sits between a wet room and dressing room to create one big luxurious suite.

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Bathroom with bathtub and wooden flooring

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Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

The freestanding bath and rolled-up towels create a hotel-style bathroom. 'I collect the luxury toiletries from hotels and put them in a large jar, so guests have a never-ending supply!' says the owner.

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Attic room with bed wooden flooring and white walls

(Image credit: Future PLC/Paul Massey)

Step inside a converted Tudor farmhouse

The guest bedroom, with its sumptuous mix of materials, has the feel of a boutique hotel. The poem on the walls adds a romantic touch.

Looking for more modern decorating inspiration? Check out our House Tours section for everything from a converted church to an uber modernist house in South Africa.

Heather Young
Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and also edits its sister title Style At Home. 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.