Step inside an Irish farmhouse

A traditional farmhouse on the outside has been converted into a stylish, contemporary living space on the inside.

A traditional farmhouse on the outside has been converted into a stylish, contemporary living space on the inside.

farmhouse exterior with garden area

(Image credit: Roland Paschhoff)

kitchen area with wooden cabinets and worktop

(Image credit: Roland Paschhoff)

A wooden kitchen is timeless, especially when teamed with stainless-steel fixtures and fittings.

Range cooker
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dining table with glass table and chandelier

(Image credit: Roland Paschhoff)

This simple space has been turned into a glamorous dining room by combining a chandelier and statement artwork with a glasstop table and oversized white crockery.

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attic bedroom with wooden floor and bed

(Image credit: Roland Paschhoff)

Choose a bold, red patterned fabric to reupholster antique chairs, and then team with accessories in a similar shade to keep the theme cohesive.

Chair fabric
Designers Guild (opens in new tab)

white bedroom with bed and black lamp lights

(Image credit: Roland Paschhoff)

Black accessories give a bedroom a sophisticated look.

Bedlinen

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bathroom with wooden cabinets and bathtub

(Image credit: Roland Paschhoff)

Sleek, dark wood furniture, combined with a white bathroom suite, adds an air of sophisticated elegance to a room.

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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.