Step inside this quirky and characterful home in Hertfordshire

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  • The owners bought this mid 1800s end of terrace in Hertfordshire, in 2007. It used to be a pub serving canal workers, and it was converted into a house in 1967. When the owners first bought the property, it hadn’t been updated since the 1970s, although the kitchen had been extended. They gutted the whole place, had it rewired, replumbed, and totally redecorated. It’s light and modern with a mixture of old and new furniture that complements the building’s original features, while the lively textiles add colour and interest. The owners were inspired by the rich colours and textures of exotic places, such as India, Morocco and Arabic countries, and they mixed finds from their travels for an eclectic look. 

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