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Originally the top floor of the mews, this living room had just one window. To introduce more light and improve ventilation, the owners created a double-height space and inserted a south-facing electronic window above.
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The dining end of the open-plan living space is close enough to the kitchen for the host to chat to guests while cooking.
Get the look: The painting is by Tim Woolcock at Johanne Marois, 07798 525333. Find similar dining chairs at Shimu (opens in new tab).
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Permanent suede-covered screens divide the living space from the kitchen.
Get the look: The bespoke sofa is designed by Johanne for Alsans (opens in new tab).
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The elegant kitchen is smart yet unobtrusive with smart black cabinetry and granite worktops.
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Italian Marmorino plaster walls provide a welcoming and pleasingly textural effect in the hallway.
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A soothing blend of neutral tones strengthens the frame effect of the bedroom’s architecture. As elsewhere, the owners have used a number of tactile fabrics, from silk lampshades to layers of soft bedlinen.
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The porthole window above the basin gives the owners a generous glimpse of their roof-top garden and its crop of phormiums, which are in fact fake.
Get the look: The ming period glazed Cizhou ware storage jar is from Ross Hamilton Antiques (opens in new tab)
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Created by a builder “who does everything”, the sleek shelf attached to the side of their whirlpool bath offers a convenient place to sit.
Get the look: Visit Rated People (opens in new tab) to find a local tradesperson near you.
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A 1952 Jaguar C-Type that once belonged to Stirling Moss looks suitably at home parked outside this stylish mews house.
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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.
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