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The 1930s chalet bungalow in West Sussex was extended horizontally and vertically and given a makeover with coastal-style cladding to create a light and spacious family home.

1/10 Exterior

exterior with glass window and grassland

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

2/10 Living room

living room with wooden flooring and mirror

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Large picture windows and a neutral palette keep the living room light. The classic scheme combines antique furniture, faded florals and a traditional rug.

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Kate Forman

3/10 Living room fireplace

living room with fireplace and wooden flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Elegant touches are added to the living room chimney breast with an off-white woodburning stove providing warmth on chilly days and an ornate mirror maximising light.

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Chesney’s Stoves
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The French Mirror Company

4/10 Dining room

dining room with wooden flooring and flower

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

A pretty painted look was achieved in the dining room with bespoke panelling adding a period touch. The bookcase is actually a door that opens on to the boot room.

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Blind and chair fabric
Laura Ashley

5/10 Kitchen diner

kitchen diner room with table and chair and tiles flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The classic country look of this light-filled kitchen is achieved by teaming a painted farmhouse table with Windsor chairs.

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CPW Furniture

6/10 Kitchen

kitchen with cabinet and open shelves

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The hand-made kitchen cabinets, painted in a soft grey blue, are teamed with a matching pantry cupboard and open shelves and plate rack for a co-ordinated look. A butler sink and brass tap add to the period feel.

Middleton Bespoke
Wall paint
Stony Ground by Farrow & Ball

7/10 Kitchen worktop

kitchen with wooden worktop and cookie jars

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

A wooden worktop provides a classic country touch in the kitchen, while brick tiles make a practical splashback, as well as adding a modern edge to the scheme.

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Johnson Tiles
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Not on the High Street

8/10 Bedroom

bedroom with bed and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Antique and painted furniture are combined to create a timeless feel in the main bedroom, while faded floral accessories enhance the country look.

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Kit Stone
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Milk and Honey

9/10 Guest bedroom

bedroom with bed and side table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Ditsy florals are the order of the day in the guest bedroom. Heart decorations on the wall create an eyecatching focal point.

Blind and throw fabric
Cath Kidston
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Jim Lawrence

10/10 Bathroom

bathroom with white tiles and basin

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Wall panelling adds a centuries-old feel in the bathroom and is combined with period-style fixtures. A jaunty striped blind fabric mirrors the panelling.

Bath, basin and loo
Brighton Plumbing
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