Take a tour around this Victorian end-of-terrace house

This Victorian end-of-terrace house in Surrey has been renovated to include a new single-storey side extension, two-storey rear extension and a loft conversion.

This Victorian end-of-terrace house in Surrey has been renovated to include a new single-storey side extension, two-storey rear extension and a loft conversion. While the owners wanted to make their mark on the interior of the house, it was important that the cottage-style frontage be retained so that it looked in-keeping with the neighbouring properties.

1/10 A Victorian end-of-terrace extension

sloping roof house with exposed yellow brick walls

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

2/10 Open-plan living space with corner sofa

living room with white walls and sofaset with cushions

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

The side extension created a new window at the front of the house, with skylights in the sloping roof to bring more light flooding through. The extra space gained from the extension work allowed the owners to create a new open-plan living room that leads through to the kitchen-diner beyond.

Karlstad chaise sofa

Chrome floor lamp

3/10 Open-plan living space with built-in storage

living room with grey sofa and white walls

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

The owners wanted a space that was open and child-friendly with plenty of built-in storage so that clutter could be hidden away. The understairs space has been fitted with built-in cupboards to form a compact home office. A concealed sliding door between the living room and kitchen-diner can be closed to separate the two areas if needed.

Coffee table


4/10 Kitchen-diner with weathered dining table

kitchen room with white walls and wooden flooring

(Image credit: Tom Meadows)

The owners maximised the brightness of the kitchen-dining space by choosing simple white units. Wide oak flooring is continued through into the adjoining living room to warm up the cool décor, with a distressed wood dining table that stands out against the sleek white units.

Kitchen units

Limed elm dining table
Peppermill Antiques

5/10 Kitchen-diner with views to the garden

dining room with table chairs and sliding doors

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

Floor-to-ceiling built-in storage runs along one side of the kitchen-diner. Bi-fold doors across the full width of the back wall lead out into the garden. The pale limestone paving stones used on the patio join almost seamlessly with the pale wooden floors used inside, while the white stone planters echo the white, contemporary dining chairs.

Pendant lampshades
Mitzi B

Eames-style chairs
Vertigo Interiors

6/10 Built-in utility area

utility room with wooden flooring and white walls

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

Behind floor-to-ceiling cupboard doors in the kitchen, the owners have created a utility area with a washing machine and tumble dryer, plus shelf space and a cloakroom. Built-in cupboards are the perfect way to keep unsightly essentials close at hand for when you need them but neatly hidden away when you don't.

Similar baskets

Cox & Cox

7/10 Master bedroom with restful green décor

master bedroom with white bed with pillows

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

The main bedroom has a more traditional feel compared to the other rooms. One wall has been painted in a soothing shade of grey-green, teamed with chalky white furniture. Artwork and an accent cushion in complementary tones of pink sit in perfect harmony with the rest of the scheme and prevent the room from feeling too cool.

Sleigh bed
Time 4 Sleep

Wall canvas

8/10 Girl’s bedroom with pink and white feature wall

bedroom with printed pink wall and white bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

This bedroom was created in the converted loft space and features a fairy-tale bed canopy above a white sleigh bed, with pretty diamond patterned wallpaper in pink and white. A wooden toy box helps keep the room neat and tidy and is an attractive piece of furniture in its own right. Stamping a name on a toy box adds a fun, personal touch that kids will love.

White toddler sleigh bed
Galaxy Stores

Similar wallpaper
Ferm Living

9/10 Nursery with woodland-themed stickers

bedroom with printed pink wall and white bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

This newly-created bedroom may be small but it's just the right size for a nursery. Instead of wallpaper, the owners decorated one wall with pretty woodland-themed wall stickers, which would look equally stylish in a grown-up bedroom or dressing area. Apart from the odd accent of pink, the rest of the scheme has been kept neutral to create a soothing feel.

Bunny Meadow wall stickers

Storage crate

10/10 Bathroom with textured slate wall tiles

bathroom with bathtub and mirror on white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Tom Meadows)

The bathroom was originally downstairs, so the owners sacrificed an upstairs bedroom to create this sleek family bathroom. Splitface slate mosaic tiles create a striking, tactile effect, with downlighters in the wall niche to highlight the texture. Deep under-basin drawers allow less attractive toiletries to be stored out of sight but close at hand.

Ledgestone splitface tiles

Wall-hung unit

Lisa Fazzani
Deputy Editor

Lisa is Deputy Editor of Style at Home magazine and regularly contributes to sister title Ideal Home. She has written about interiors for more than 25 years and about pretty much every area of the home, from shopping and decorating, crafts and DIY to real home transformations and kitchen and bathroom makeovers. Homes and interiors have always been a passion and she never tires of nosying around gorgeous homes, whether on TV, online, in print or in person.