Step inside a Victorian semi

Step inside a Victorian house with contemporary style as featured in Ideal Home magazine. For more inspiring house tours of reader's homes check out housetohome.co.uk's channel pages.

The owners of this Victorian semi have created a traditional home with a contemporary twist.

ideal home house tour of victorian semi exterior

(Image credit: Future PLC/Alison Hammond)

ideal home house tour of victorian semi living room

(Image credit: Future PLC/Alison Hammond)

These red sofas and the contemporary furniture sit happily with the more traditional elements in the room.
Sofa
Habitat (opens in new tab)
Lamp 
Purves and Purves (opens in new tab).

ideal home house tour of victorian semi exterior fireplace

(Image credit: Future PLC/Alison Hammond)

Choose furniture and accessories that reflect your own personality and sense of style, and you will create a room that you can enjoy everyday.

ideal home house tour of victorian semi bedroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Alison Hammond)

This bedroom has been given a full-on glamorous look by combining an antique French bed with feather print wallpaper.

Wallpaper
Cole & Son (opens in new tab)

ideal home house tour of victorian semi childrens bedroom

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Create a pretty and fresh girl's room by decorating one wall with floral wallpaper, then keep the rest of the walls white. Finish off the effect by hanging flowery bunting along the sloping wall.

Bed
Ikea (opens in new tab) 
Wallpaper
Cath Kidston (opens in new tab)

ideal home house tour of victorian semi bathroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Alison Hammond)

Create a sophisticated bathroom by using a cool white suite to offset the sleek feel of the natural stone tiles.

Tiles
Checkalow (opens in new tab)

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.