Take a tour around this East Sussex Arts & Crafts house

Take a tour around this traditional Arts & Crafts home in East Sussex, featuring pretty textiles, fabrics and wallpapers against a neutral backdrop. For more house tours and decorating ideas, visit housetohome.co.uk/25beautifulhomes

This traditional East Sussex Arts and Crafts house, built in 1930, features a hall, living room, dining room, kitchen, conservatory, TV room, five bedrooms and two bathrooms.

1/10 Exterior

house with garden lawn

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

2/10 Entrance hall

entrance hall with stairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Painted furniture and a neutral stair runner keeps the look light in this cosy entrance hall, while lanterns and candles create a welcoming atmosphere.

Source similar at Lombok

3/10 Sitting room

sitting room

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Two striking portraits and a checked coffee table / footstool  create a traditional note in the living room, while exposed beams and an original Inglenook fireplace adds character.

Footstool / coffee table
Source similar at Laura Ashley

The walls are painted in Old White Estate Emulsion, Farrow & Ball

4/10 Kitchen

kitchen with cabinet

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

The farmhouse-style kitchen features an Aga, cream-painted units and a traditional clay floor. A modern bar stool adds a contemporary touch.

Bar stool
Bombo barstool, John Lewis

Floor Tiles
Antiqued terracotta floor tiles, Fired Earth, are similar

5/10 Dining room

dining room

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Purple tableware and a striking floral arrangement adds a splash of colour to the dining room, which features a sturdy oak dining table and traditional leather-studded dining chairs.

Cocktail vase
Source similar at Easy Florist Supplies

For colourful bowls, try the Aster at Fig1.co.uk

6/10 Conservatory

garden room with chairs

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A lantern roof throws plenty of light into this sunny garden roomRattan furniture and copious flower arrangements creates an informal feel.

Idigbo lantern roof
Parsons Joinery

Lloyd Loom armchairs
Lloyd Loom of Spalding

7/10 Master bedroom

bedroom with floral wallpaper

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A bold floral wallpaper makes a statement in the master bedroom, where neutral bedlinen and an elegant table lamp softens the look.

Etchings & Roses wallpaper, Sanderson

8/10 Master bedroom detail

bedroom detail with side table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A silver-gilt side table featuring a collection of antiqued silverware adds a touch of glamour in the bedroom.

Source similar silverware and candlesticks at Brissi

9/10 Guest bedroom

guest bedroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

A monochrome toile de jouy wallpaper makes a striking feature wall in this bedroom, softened with cream and taupe accents.

Vauxhall Gardens wallpaper in Soft Black, Lewis & Wood

Laura Ashley

10/10 Bathroom

bathroom with bathtub

(Image credit: Future PLC/Robert Sanderson)

Travertine floor tiles and a deep tub bath create a rustic but luxurious feel in the bathroom, where the original lattice windows add character.

Walls painted in Hardwyke White Estate Emulsion, Farrow & Ball

Freestanding bath
Source similar at Victoria Plumb

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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.