Step inside this beautiful Victorian farmhouse

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  • The owners are managing director and director of a fabric and wallcoverings company. They have three grown-up children.

    The owner had lived in the house since 1991 and, when he met his wife, they decided to make it their family home as they couldn’t find anywhere else as attractive and in such a beautiful setting.

    After the owner’s wife moved in, they decided to completely refurbish the house as it was looking dated. When they took over their textiles business in 2005, they started to incorporate their beautiful fabrics into their home, using a neutral backdrop and incorporating splashes of colour to differentiate between the rooms.

    The house was redecorated room by room, and major structural work took place when a conservatory was added onto the kitchen to create a room that linked up with the barn and made the property more unified. ‘The build went like a dream. We had two local builders who managed to blend the new stonework in with the old, and they did it so well you could hardly tell we had added a new bit to the house,’ says the owner.

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