Take a look inside a cosy Georgian cottage

Looking for inspiring ideas for a Georgian cottage? Take a look inside this cosy Georgian cottage house tour as featured in Livingetc. Inspiring ideas and inspiration from readers' homes

Quirky paintings and eclectic furniture make this charming Sussex cottage feel both classic and contemporary.

1/10 Exterior | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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2/10 Hallway | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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A few junk shop finds and some eclectic paintings add interest to this neutral hallway scheme

The Pluto salad bowl at Alessi (opens in new tab) is like this, and The Chelsea Gardener (opens in new tab) can make a wire planter for you.

3/10 Home office | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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The hallway doubles as a study area, with painted tongue-and-groove panelling to add character. The floorboards were sanded down and treated with Swedish white wax oil, creating a lighter, brighter feel.

Find similar tongue and groove at Wickes (opens in new tab), and a similar solid wood table at Raft. (opens in new tab)

4/10 Kitchen | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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The modern-rustic kitchen was originally a washroom. The huge vintage Aga takes centre stage underneath the fireplace.

Find similar lights at Holloways of Ludlow (opens in new tab), and wooden benches at Elemental (opens in new tab). The cupboard is painted in Farrow & Ball (opens in new tab)'s Cornforth White.

5/10 Aga | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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A vintage Aga works perfectly with an all-white scheme in this kitchen. A blackboard adds interest, while the arrangement of bottles creates a rustic feel.

The Aga is from Sussex Classic Cookers (opens in new tab).

6/10 Dining room | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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In the light and airy dining room, an unremarkable table has been transformed with a coat of white paint, while French mirrors, and interesting finds such as the huge tea urn, candelabras and a globe lamp, add character.

Find a similar French mirror at Graham & Green (opens in new tab) and a similar chandelier at Crystal Chandelier Company (opens in new tab)

7/10 Living room | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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In the living room, the fireplace was opened up to provide a focus for the room.

The sofa has been recovered in ticking fabric, available at Ian Mankin (opens in new tab). The rug is from The British Sheepskin Company (opens in new tab).

8/10 Bedroom | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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The soft grey tone of the bedroom creates a restful environment.

The walls are painted in Albany's 6966 from Brewers (opens in new tab), and the floorboards in Farrow & Ball (opens in new tab)'s Strong White. The Broughton sleigh bed at Laura Ashley (opens in new tab) is a wooden classic.

9/10 Dressing table | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

cosy georgian cottage house tour dressing table

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Feminine charm has been added to the bedroom with a vintage-style dressing table and country florals armchair.

The dressing table is from French Finds (opens in new tab). Find a floral armchair at Laura Ashley (opens in new tab)Grand Illusions (opens in new tab) does wire bins, and the crystal cage light at RE (opens in new tab) is in this style.

10/10 Bathroom | Cosy Georgian cottage house tour

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Tongue-and-groove panelling has been taken right to the ceiling and painted a muted green shade to give the room a modern feel.

The walls are painted in Pigeon by Farrow & Ball (opens in new tab)'s. Find taps like these at Drummonds (opens in new tab).

Looking for more modern decorating inspiration? Check out our House Tours section for everything from a stylish modern loft to an eclectic mansion flat.

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.