Step inside a stylish three-storey Brooklyn home

A three-storey converted mews house in Brooklyn, New York. The ground floor comprises an open-plan kitchen-diner and a living area.

A three-storey converted mews house in Brooklyn, New York. The ground floor comprises an open-plan kitchen-diner and a living area. The children's bedroom, a study, play area with craft room and bathroom are on the first floor and the top floor has the master bedroom and bathroom.

1/6 Living room/garden

living room with sofaset and grass lawn

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)

The space faces north, but the double-height windows overlooking the garden compensate by letting plenty of light. The varnished concrete floor - cosied up with a large vibrant rug - provides a robust play space for children.

2/6 Kitchen-diner

kitchen room with white kitchen cabinets

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)

The magenta on the walls complements the timber worktops while the dark splashback tiles add texture.

For a similar bench, try Greenfingers.

3/6 Master bedroom

bedroom with wooden flooring and bed with pillows

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)

The master bedroom runs the length of the second floor, with a terrace at one end and a balcony at the other.

The bed is by De La Espada. Try The Natural Wood Floor Company for similar oak flooring.

4/6 Bathroom

bathroom with tiled walls and flooring

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)

The bathroom is inspired by Japanese bathing traditions. The bathroom looks onto a terrace at the front of the house, kept private with a high wall.

The taps are from Kohler. For similar wall lights, try Davey Lighting.

5/6 Children’s bathroom

kids bathroom with white and green tiled walls

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)

Wood adds warmth, while a cute graphic shower curtain gives the children's bathroom a younger vibe.

The shower curtain is by Dwell Studio; try the Linea range at House Of Fraser. The cabinets and oak counter are from IKEA.

6/6 Children’s room

kids room with printed white wall and white kids bed

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)

The children's bedroom is painted bright white with personalised stickers that can be easily changed as they grow older.

For a bed like this, try Kids Love Design.

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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.