The semi-detached cottage was built in the late 1800s and is situated in an idyllic Cornish fishing port. The house looks out onto a stunning seascape, and an outdoor seating area has been created at the front to enjoy the view.
This hallway is
light, bright and classic. Create a handy place to keep shoes with a
double shelved country-style console table that incorporates wicker
baskets for extra storage. Add a large wall mirror to maximise the light
and make the space seem larger. Use classic traditional-style tiles for
a practical and easy-to-maintain decorative floor.
This living room is calming and understated with eye-catching pops of maritime blues. Introduce a subtle seaside look with deckchair stripes and coastal-themed fabrics. Make the most of views with a windowseat built into a bay window and comfy up with cushions. Introduce a blanket box as a coffee table and to provide storage for books and magazines – choose natural wood to bring warmth to the scheme.
This kitchen is
timeless, elegant and easy-on-the-eye. Create a feature near the sink
with a plate rack painted in a pretty shade such as duck egg blue.
Choose practical wooden work surfaces for an archetypal country look.
Bring in accent shades and add a nostalgic twist with colourful cookware
and pastel enamel pans.
This dining room
is the epitome of country with a homely, informal and welcoming feel.
Use a cabinet with glazed doors to display pretty glassware. Mix and
match painted and natural wood Windsor chairs to give a modern twist to a
country classic. Make the most of nooks and crannies by building
bookshelves into an alcove and allow plenty of shelf space for mood
This main bedroom is
airy and stylish with a New England feel. Choose crisp white bedlinen to
accentuate the light and bright feel. Frame a bay window and window
seat with tongue-and-groove panelling to create an East Coast look. Add
linen Roman blinds to accentuate the casual coastal feel.
This guest bedroom is
pretty, feminine and nostalgic. Use a dormitory style iron bed to
create a classic country look. Add a ditsy floral quilt for a vintage
touch and position a period-style wall lamp over the bed to enhance the
traditional feel and allow for bedtime reading.
This guest bedroom is
jaunty, nautical and quirky. In a compact space, use a day bed with
spacious under-drawers to provide handy storage. Paint walls in pale
shades to make a small room seem larger. Accessorise with
maritime-themed knick-knacks for a coastal feel.