Take a tour of this fine 19th-century London terrace

Enjoy a Homes & Gardens, room-by-room tours fine 19th-century property that has been lovingly restored to its former glory.

The owners have transformed this 19th-century London terrace into a luxurious contemporary space.

1/9 Drawing room

living room with sofa set and fireplace

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

The first-floor drawing room has a decorative, feminine feel, which is achieved with contemporary floral wallpaper by Neisha Crosland, while antique silk curtains, a sofa covered in velvet and ornate gold lamps from William Yeoward, add a luxurious note..

2/9 Drawing room

living room with sofa set ith cushions

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

The neutral interior of the drawing room is timeless and understated, with nickel trim along the edge of the tables.

3/9 Family room

living room with cream wall and fireplace

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

The contemporary armoire in the family room is one of a matching pair on either side of the marble fireplace. The door panels are lined with Grasscloth wallpaper from Altfield. A large mirror adds an Art Deco feel, while the leather coffee table from Louise Bradley with its nickel frame echoes the scheme in the kitchen beyond.

4/9 Kitchen-dining room

kitchen with dining area

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A contemporary walnut kitchen by Smallbone is the pièce de résistance
of the open-plan kitchen and dining area. The walnut finish has been
partnered with brushed-steel handles and glossy black granite worktops.

5/9 Dining room

kitchen with wooden cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

Silver-coloured detailing and mirrored plinths add a sleek feeling of opulence to this dining room.

The glass dining table is from Aram.

6/9 Entrance hall

hallway with white wall and study table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

A classic, neutral design is continued in the entrance hall, with a reproduction wood console table and contrasting dark wood chair.

7/9 Bedroom

bedroom with bed with white bedding

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

An unusual chesnut brown grasscloth wallpaper from Bruno Triplet brings warmth and drama to the main bedroom. The velvet-covered footstool is from William Yeoward and the hand-painted silk lampshades are by Clarissa Hulse.

8/9 Bathroom

bedroom with attached bathroom

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

The floor-to-ceiling marble tiles add a touch of classic elegance to the bathroom.

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9/9 Bathroom

bathroom with shower area

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Upton)

An uncluttered shower room helps to make the room feel spacious and is easy to clean.

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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.