Step inside this Victorian manor house in Essex

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One half of a Victorian manor house in Essex featuring a hallway, living room, kitchen-diner/ TV snug, utility room, cloakroom, four bedrooms (one en suite) and one bathroom.

1/8 Exterior

exterior victorian essex manor house

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

2/8 Living room

living room with sofa white and pale yellow yo yo striped cotton cushions fabrics and curtains

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A fresh white and pale yellow colour scheme has been chosen to maximise the sunny aspect of this living room.

Cushion fabric
Yo Yo striped cotton from Harlequin (opens in new tab)
Sofa and curtain fabric
Millwood Leaf fabric and Eaton Stripe fabric from Laura Ashley (opens in new tab)

3/8 Hallway

hallway with with warm yellow walls and ocean lighting chandelier

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

This hallway with warm yellow walls and a selection of interesting objects makes for a characterful entrance.

Similar chandelier
Ocean Lighting (opens in new tab)

4/9 Living area

living area with white backdrop and arkona harlequin grape velvet bench

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Purple elements provide a bold contrast against a white backdrop in this elegant and feminine living area.

Similar bench
Arkona Harlequin Grape velvet bench from Artisanti (opens in new tab)

5/8 Kitchen-diner

kitchen diner area with cream painted units range cooker and wicker chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Cream painted units, a range cooker and wicker chairs add a pretty country feel to this kitchen-diner.

Kitchen unit

Wickes (opens in new tab)
Range cooker
Lacanche (opens in new tab)

6/8 Main bedroom

bedroom with bed and cushions quilt pips studio roses and dots wallpaper

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Rich pink hues in varying tones lift the neutral scheme in this pretty and feminine master bedroom.

Pips Studio Roses & Dots wallpaper by Brian Yates at Tangletree Interiors (opens in new tab)
Similar quilt
Amara (opens in new tab)

7/8 Bathroom

bathroom with salisbury slipper bath and deer head

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A Victorian-style freestanding slipper bath adds period elegance to this compact bathroom space.

Salisbury slipper bath from Bathstore (opens in new tab)
Deer head
Not on the High Street (opens in new tab)

8/8 Guest bedroom

guest bedroom with rose patterned bedlinen and bedside cabinet

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Soft drapes and simple rose-patterned bedlinen create a floaty feel in this bedroom.

Similar bedlinen

Laura Ashley (opens in new tab)

Like what you see? Find more ideas and inspiration on the 25 Beautiful Homes website

Heather Young
Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and also edits its sister title Style At Home. 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.