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.
1/10 An idyllic seaside home
2/10 Country hallway with tiled floor
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.
3/10 Coastal living room with statement cushions
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.
4/10 Neutral kitchen with feature plate rack
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.
5/10 Country dining room with blue glassware
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
6/10 New England-style bedroom with heart wall art
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.
7/10 Pastel guest bedroom with iron bed
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.
8/10 White guest bedroom with nautical theme
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.
9/10 Grey bathroom with roll-top bath
This bathroom is
classic, chic and tasteful. Accentuate tongue-and-groove panelling with a
striped window dressing. Use on-trend grey on both walls and floors
for a modern feel. Add a luxurious touch with a roll-top bath for
10/10 Outdoor dining area with bee motif table cloth
This outdoor dining space is rustic, informal and stylish. Soften a
cross-leg table with a dainty motif tablecloth. Keep the look informal
with throws and cushions on garden benches. Install an open fire for chilly evenings.
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