Step inside this gorgeous Hertfordshire barn

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The mid 18th-century brick barn conversion was renovated and extended to create a characterful and stylish family home.

1/10 Exterior

brick wall house with garden view

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

2/10 Hall

hall with grey wall and furniture

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

neutral palette and pale and limewashed furniture help the rooms smoothly flow from one to another. A striped stair carpet and cladding add interest to the staircase.

Stair carpet
Crucial Trading

3/10 Living room sofa

living room with fire place and sofa set

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

The vaulted ceiling and wood-clad chimney breast gives the living room the wow factor while a muted, easy-on-the-eye colour palette evokes a calm feel.

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Sofa fabrics
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4/10 Living room library

library area with sofa chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

Spacious bookshelves provide handy storage space in the library area at the far end of the living room, while an elegant seating area in a quiet corner is perfect for catching up with a good book.

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Bookcase and ladder
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5/10 Kitchen diner

kitchen dining area with wooden furniture

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

A large dining table and mismatched antique chairs in the kitchen diner create a friendly, informal feel for the family to gather around.

Blind fabric
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6/10 Kitchen

kitchen with cream cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

Classic country features in the kitchen include the cream cabinets, range cooker and butler sink. An antique butcher’s block and pretty accessories bring extra character to the scheme.

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7/10 Main bedroom

bedroom neutral colors with side table and lamp

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

A restful look has been created in the main bedroom through the use of calming neutrals, while French-style furniture and damask bedlinen add elegance.

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8/10 BoyÂ’s bedroom

bedroom with sofa and fireplace

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

A travel theme is created in the boy’s bedroom with striking map wallpaper and accessories adorned with boat motifs.

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9/10 GirlÂ’s bedroom

girls bedroom with doll house and pink interiors

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

Splashes of pink add a feminine touch in the little girl’s bedroom while a curtained high bed creates a perfect den.

Princess bed
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10/10 Ensuite bathroom

bathroom with white interiors and mirror

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

In the ensuite bathroom, a feature wall with statement wallpaper tones with the painted walls. An ornate French-style mirror above the freestanding bath adds an opulent touch.

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