Take a look inside this eclectic Victorian terrace in London

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Despite the white palette, this living room is a cosy haven thanks to the relaxed sofa, fake fur rug, fireplace, antique mirror, and accents of vivid red.

1/8 Modern cosy living room

modern cosy living room

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

Visit Ian Mankin (opens in new tab) for sofa fabric like this.

2/8 Classic-style hallway

classic style hallway

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

The wall from the living room to the hallway was knocked down to increase the amount of light in both spaces. Antique finds bring a classic look to the design, while the black wooden floor contrasts with the white walls for a touch of drama.

Find antique frames at Lacy Gallery (opens in new tab).

3/8 Rustic kitchen sink

rustic kitchen sink

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

The small basement kitchen, dug out by previous owners from the original cellar, has a surprisingly light feel. The white walls, pale granite worktops and open shelves marry beautifully with rustic touches to create a French farmhouse feel.

The Granite Guild (opens in new tab) sells pale granite worktops, and you can find a sink like this at B&Q (opens in new tab).

4/8 French farmhouse-style kitchen

french farmhouse style kitchen

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

Weathered slate floor tiles, painted brickwork and old-style metal signs inject a rustic vibe into this kitchen. Blackboard paint has here created a practical area for lists and notes to be written.

Find similar metal signs at Garden Trading (opens in new tab), and get slate tiles from Fired Earth (opens in new tab).

5/8 Fairytale bedroom

fairytale bedroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

This bedroom oozes fairytale charm, with a bespoke wallpaper and French-style statement bed being the focal points. Soft furnishings that reflect the tones in the wallpaper, along with boudoir-style lights complete the look.

The bed was from La Maison (opens in new tab), and visit Osborne & Little (opens in new tab) for similar wallpaper.

6/8 Feminine bedroom accessories

feminine bedroom accessories

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Bespoke floral wallpaper has been used on the opposing bedroom wall for a cohesive look. A Tailors dummy, the distressed chest of drawers and gilt accessories bring feminine charm and a shabby chic vibe to the room.

Visit the Chic Shack (opens in new tab) for painted furniture.

7/8 Dramatic bathroom

dramatic bathroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

The black roll-top bath is the centrepiece of this bathroom, particularly striking against an all-white background. The period taps and metal sign enhance the classic design of the bath, while the modern palette adds a pleasing contrast.

Go to Drummonds (opens in new tab) for a roll-top bath like this.

8/8 Simple urban-style bathroom

simple urban style bathroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Penny Wincer)

White metro-style tiles that cover this entire shower, are perfect for a simple, urban feel. The cascade traditional shower head continues the pared-down look.

Find a similar shower at Homebase (opens in new tab), and tiles from Fired Earth (opens in new tab).

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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.