Take a tour around a vibrant rural cottage in Berkshire

Take a tour around a vibrant rural cottage in Berkshire. This photo gallery from 25 Beautiful Homes is packed with ideas and inspiration for creating your own country look. For more house tours and decorating ideas, go to housetohome.co.uk

This terraced cottage, built in 1906, features a sitting room, kitchen-diner, three bedrooms and a bathroom.

1/7 Exterior

vibrant rural cottage in berkshire

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

2/7 Living room

living room with sofa cushions fireplace and coffee table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Chestnut furniture set against slate grey walls gives this living room a traditional feel with a sophisticated edge. Shots of hot pink add vibrancy to the scheme.

Sofa
Marks & Spencer (opens in new tab)
Coffee table
Laura Ashley (opens in new tab)
Similar grey paint
Dulux (opens in new tab)

3/7 Kitchen

kitchen with cabinet

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Lighter units complement the rich wall colour, with French accessories and faux orchids adding character and variety.

Similar cabinetry
Magnet (opens in new tab)
Paint
Farrow & Ball (opens in new tab)

4/7 Dining room

dining room with dark flooring and wooden furniture

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A base of strong red creates a traditional feel when teamed with dark flooring and wooden furniture in this classic dining room.

Similar table
John Lewis (opens in new tab)
Similar dining chairs
The Leather Chair Company (opens in new tab)

5/7 Guest bedroom

guest bedroom with wallpaper mirror and bed and cushions

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

The use of bold decorative wallpaper coupled with black and white linen works well in this beautiful guest bedroom.

Similar wallpaper
Designers Guild (opens in new tab)
Similar mirror
The French Bedroom Company (opens in new tab)

6/7 Bedroom

bedroom with cream and white bedlinen cushions and mirror

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A sunburst gold mirror adds opulence to this neutral bedroom scheme. The soft grey paint allows the cream and white bedlinen to take centre stage.

Grey paint
Dulux (opens in new tab)
Mirror
Laura Ashley (opens in new tab)

7/7 Bathroom

bathroom with white bath tub

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

This room has a serene feel thanks to the neutral palette, soft brown furnishings, freestanding bath and clutter-free design. Accessories, such as the candles and wall art add character.

Similar bath
Victoria Plumb (opens in new tab)
Wall paint
Dulux (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.