Take a tour around an elegant Georgian country home

25 Beautiful Homes takes a tour of a Georgian country house, full of period detail, soft neutrals and relaxed decorating schemes. For more house tours, decorating ideas and shopping ideas, visit housetohome.co.uk/25 Beautiful Homes.

1/10 Exterior

exterior of a red brick wall bungalow

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A Georgian double-fronted house in Kent, comprising living room, snug, dining room, kitchen, five bedrooms, including one en suite, a shower room and a bathroom

2/10 Living room

living room with white wall and open fire place

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

An open fire makes this a cosy winter retreat, while a large overmantel mirror gives the room a greater sense of space and light.

The large Persian rug was an eBay find. For a similar Georgian fireplace, try the Palladian from Chesney’s

3/10 View of living room from hallway

living room hallway with white wall and glass paneled door

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A glass paned door and original floorboards preserve the rustic feel of this hallway. The panelling has been painted in a soft neutral to update the look.

Find original floorboards at Lassco

4/10 Dining room

dining room with wooden flooring and round antique table and chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A traditional extending dining table and antique chairs add a formal note to this dining room scheme, while full-length curtains and a Roman blind soften the look.

For a similar dining table, try the Vermont extending table at Barker & Stonehouse

5/10 Snug

living room with hot pink floral cushions and grey fire place

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Splashes of hot pink, stripes and florals add a pop of colour to the snug. Painted alcove cupboards make useful storage.

Ikea sells similar wrought iron day beds. Find cushions like these at Kimberley Dawn

6/10 Kitchen

kitchen with white wall and sink and white cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A butler’s sink, Shaker-style cabinetry and rustic ceramics lend the kitchen a country-casual feel.

Wickes is a good source of ceramic butler’s sinks

7/10 Master Bedroom

bedroom with blue floral wallpaper and black metalic bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Bold accents in the wallpaper and soft furnishings add a hint of glamour to this bedroom scheme.

Etchings & Roses wallpaper in Duck Egg, Sanderson. Find similar cushions at Laura Ashley

8/10 Bedroom

bedroom with white wall and pink floral bed linen

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A delicate wrought-iron bedstead takes centre-stage in the guest bedroom.

Find a comparable bedstead at Feather & Black

9/10 Chair detail

living room with white rustic painted chair and tapestry cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A traditional tapestry cushion makes a striking statement against this rustic painted chair.

Find a similar chair at Braemar Antiques

10/10 Bathroom

bathroom with white wall and laundry bag

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

An all-white palette keeps this compact bathroom looking bright and spacious.

For a similar wicker laundry basket, try Zara Home

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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.