Step inside this light Victorian home

Take a tour around this light-filled Victorian home for plenty of ideas and inspiration. This house tour was previously featured in Homes & Gardens and combines plenty of modern ideas and contemporary style inspiration

This Victorian property in west London has been transformed into an open-plan living space filled with light.

1/7 Exterior

exterior of building with bicycle brick wall

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

2/7 Dining room

dinning area with wooden table chair and flower vase

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

A granite-topped table and cream walls help create a classic-style dining room.

The picture that hangs above the fireplace is by Anthony Green, a favourite of the owners. The table is from The Conran Shop

3/7 Open-plan living space

living and dinning area with cream wall

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

The ground floor has been converted to one large living space. The owners have used furniture to demarcate the living and dining areas.

For a similar paint shade, try James White by Farrow & Ball

4/7 Living room

living room with navy blue sofa pink long curtain and span table

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

In the living room, simple furniture and neutral colours help create a feeling of light and space

The curtains are in pink Indian silk from Osborne & Little. The span table and Cassia rug are available at Heal's.

5/7 Kitchen | Light Victorian home

kitchen with glass sliding doors pink wall and porcelain floor tiles

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

The owners added sliding doors in the kitchen to open up the space.

The feature wall is painted in Geranium by Designer's Guild. The porcelain floor tiles are from World's End Tiles. A worktop in iroko was made to accompany the units, both by Sam Bonnie Design.

6/7 Bedroom

bedroom with teak bed wallpaper side table

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

In the bedroom, the owners built cupboards along the long run of wall, with basins and a tiled wet room at the far end.

A teak bed and side tables from Lombok complement the Dahlia Trail wallpaper which is from Osborne & Little.

7/7 Bathroom

bathroom with white basin and wooden cabinet

(Image credit: Future PLC / Tim Beddow)

The owners used a soft white shade on the walls and cupboards to link the wet room with the bedroom.

The paint is Irish linen by Dulux. Find similar basins from Nu-Line Builders Merchant and the mirrored table and ornate mirror are from Graham and Green.

Looking for more decorating inspiration? Check out our House Tours section for everything from a retro 1960s home to a former Georgian vicarage.

Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. 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.