Take a look around this festive Surrey cottage

Country Homes and Interiors takes a tour of this beautiful Grade II listed cottage in Surrey. Be inspired to create your own country cottage look with our photo gallery. For more house tours and decorating ideas, go to housetohome.co.uk

Step inside this beautiful cottage in Surrey dressed for Christmas.

1/10 Exterior

home with land grass and trees

(Image credit: Future PLC /Brent Darby)

The traditional bricks and timber, old chimneys and tiny windows of this 17th-century timber-framed cottage give it bags of character.

2/10 Porch

house with brick wall and white window

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The front door opens into the hall. A warm welcome is created at the entrance with a lantern and freshly collected foliage from the fields and hedgerows.

3/10 Hall

room with cane basket and christmas tree

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

Whitewashed walls and wooden beams create a lovely spot for the welcoming Christmas tree.

Wall paint
White Tie by Farrow & Ball
Ascot Carpets

4/10 Living room

living room with sofa and white door

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The dark wooden beams in the living room are offset by the neutral furniture and simple window treatment. Flashes of red on cushions, candles and trimmings give the room a warm glow.

Laura Ashley
Small table
Feather & Black
Plain red cushion
John Lewis

5/10 Dining area

dining area

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

The open-plan dining space is a wonderful place to entertain family and friends.

Table and chairs
What-Not Antiques
Interior Fabrics
Cox & Cox

6/10 Kitchen

kitchen with cabinets and wooden flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

The kitchen units had to be customised to fit the sloping walls and floor.

Kit Stone
Roger Lascelles
Le Creuset casserole dishes
John Lewis

7/10 Kitchen sink

kitchen with sink and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

The butler's sink is a classic addition to the country kitchen. The small shelf above is perfect for Christmas decorations.

Red tealight holders
John Lewis
The Contemporary Home
Christmas garland
Similar from Aspen & Brown

8/10 Kitchen dresser

Kitchen with white wall and open shelves

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

9/10 Main bedroom

bedroom with white wall and curtain

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

An off-white palette was chosen as a backdrop in this simple bedroom. Opulent green accessories add punches of colour.

John Lewis
Jasper Conran at Debenhams
The Atlantic Blanket Company

10/10 Guest bedroom

guest bedroom and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Brent Darby)

John Lewis
Treasured Quilts

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Heather Young

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.