Take a tour around this country cottage in Cheshire

Take a tour around this country cottage in Cheshire for hundreds of inspiring ideas. this room-by-room house tour was previously featured in Country Homes & Interiors and features plenty of rustic country schemes and ideas

Set in the Cheshire countryside, this white painted cottage dates back to the 1600s and features five bedrooms, a swimming pool and a separate summerhouse.

1/10 Exterior

house with lawn

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

2/10 Garden

garden gate

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The cottage, which is set back from the road, has the perfect tranquil surroundings.

3/10 Conservatory

conservatory with fireplace and wooden chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Wicker furniture mixed with a woodburning stove helps to create a rustic conservatory area.

Find a similar woodburning stove at Yeoman Stoves. For a similar light, try Onward Trading Company.

4/10 Conservatory dining area

conservatory dining area

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Wicker dining furniture helps create a multi-purpose area.

The table and chairs are from Habitat. Find similar plates at Villeroy & Boch.

5/10 Conservatory seating area

conservatory wicker chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The wicker chair, covered in cushions, turns the conservatory area into an extra sitting room.

The wicker chair is from Habitat. The birdhouse is from The Summerhouse.

6/10 Kitchen bench

kitchen with white flooring and bench

(Image credit: Future PL C/Brent Darby)

A bench in the kitchen adds to the rustic feel of the house.

The bench cushion fabric is Toile de Jouy by Schumacher at Turnell & Gigon.

7/10 Kitchen cooker

kitchen accessories

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The batterie de cuisine is an integral feature for hanging pots and pans in this country kitchen. The owners kept the looked pared down by matching its colour to the units.

8/10 Kitchen

kitchen with tiles flooring and cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The island unit and batterie de cuisine provide the focal point of the classic cream scheme.

The units are from Martin Moore & Company. The walls are painted in String by Farrow & Ball.

9/10 Bedroom

bedroom with white wall and double bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

In the bedroom, a luxurious fabric canopy adds an opulent touch. The bedhead was made by a local joiner.

The bedspread is from The Hidden Jem. Find similar cushions at John Lewis. The flowers on the wall are from The Summerhouse.

10/10 Summerhouse

summerhouse wicker accessories

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Muted colours and cosy seating create a welcoming retreat in the summerhouse.

The walls are painted in bone by Farrow & Ball. The wreaths are from The Summerhouse.

Are you looking for more real homes inspiration from Country Homes & Interiors? Take a look around this gallic-inspired seaside retreat or for more inspiration, step inside this vintage Cotswold cottage.

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.