Property A four-storey double-fronted Victorian house with garden and plunge pool in south London.
The space 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living rooms, and an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area.
White walls in the hallway make for an inviting space filled with lots of natural light.
The tumbled parquet flooring is from The Natural Wood Floor Company.
3/8 Living room
The double-sized living room has an elegant feel. The owners used the tumbled parquet flooring for its aged appearance, and painted the walls, overmantel mirrors, candlesticks and junk-shop chests for a white-on-white look.
The sofa is by Fox Linton.
The island is the focal point with its sculptural tap. A large table marks the eating area. The same limestone floors were used indoors and out to create a 'one-room' feel, while white walls, white worktops and zero clutter adds to the sense of space.
The worktop is by Askilan.
The airy feel continues with a spacious shower enclosure. Around the corner is a dressing area with storage sections designed to make get-up-and-go dressing easy.
6/8 Dressing room
A tranquil retreat, the focal point in the bedroom is the white-painted pediment above the bed, which is from a chateau.
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8/8 Children’s room
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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.
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