Take a tour around a London home filled with antique treasures

A host of vintage and antique pieces give this home a modern, eclectic feel. See inside some of the most beautiful homes with Livingetc at housetohome.co.uk/livingetc

The kitchen is simple and symmetrical. The dining table came from a French 19th century monastery, while the old wooden cabinet used to house butterflies at the Natural History Museum. Get retro theatre seats from The Old Cinema. The cabinet is from Retrouvius. The kitchen workbench was designed by MC Stone with a splashback in Holland Park Retro Metro tiles from Fired Earth.

1/8 Kitchen

kitchen with dining table and chairs

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2/8 Living room

living room with horns plaque and leather carver chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/Paul Massey)

In one corner of the living room, a pair of horns brings the plain chimneybreast to life. Buy an antique leather carver chair at sellingantiques.co.uk. The horns plaque is from Alex MacArthur. The pendant light is from Retrouvius.

3/8 Hallway

hallway with staircase and wall frame

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Knocking down the walls has allowed light from the kitchen space to flood into the hallway. A job lot of copper etchings in frames, picked up for £50 at a local junk shop, lead your eye down the hall. The console table is from Retrouvius.

4/8 Bedroom

bedroom with skull print and coco bed

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The curtains in the bedroom were made from natural linen from Whaleys. Although the house is packed with vintage items, modern touches, such as the skull print, give it edge. This is the Coco bed at The Sleep Room. Get the bed linen at Ikea.

5/8 Clothes storage

clothes storage with wardrobe and wooden flooring

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One coveted vintage find is this restored shop display cabinet, which is used as a wardrobe. It's from D&A Binder. The coat stand is an antique shop find, but Elemental has similar.

6/8 Guest bedroom

guest bedroom with upholstered bed with anglepoise lamp

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The guest bedroom houses another upholstered bed from The Sleep Room. The shutters fixed to the wall were sourced on salvoweb.com. The Grace at House Of Fraser is a good match for this chair. Get an Anglepoise lamp at The Design Museum Shop.

7/8 Bathroom

bathroom with venetian mirror and towel

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A glass-fronted china cabinet makes good storage for towels, while a Venetian mirror makes
a decorative focal point. Source a china cabinet at Clive Beardall. The antique mirror is from Martin D Johnson Antiques, but try the Crested Venetian at Mirrorman.

8/8 Shoe storage

shoe storage with wooden flooring and shelving

(Image credit: Paul Massey)

Vintage apple crates have been turned into a shoe shelving system in the dressing room. Plantabox stocks similar boxes.

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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.