Take a tour of this quirky four bedroom home

Look around this fabulous end of terrace cottage with its exposed beams and original stonework. Find more house tours at housetohome.co.uk.

Originally two back-to-back cottages, which were knocked together in the Seventies, this house has been restored to show off its original features. The ground floor was reworked to create a more organic flow and the owners spent hours chipping plaster off the original stone to create a home that they adore.

1/13 Traditional exterior

traditional house exterior

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

2/13 Bright kitchen

kitchen with wooden flooring and orange wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The kitchen is one of the most colourful rooms in the house with its orange walls and retro accessories to match.

Kitchen units
Wall paint
Kitchen accessories
H is for Home

3/13 Under stair storage

under stair storage

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The space under the stairs has not been wasted, housing the fridge-freezer, knives and pots.

Pots and pans
Le Creuset

4/13 Laundry room

laundry room with wooden rack

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

Layout changes meant a utility room and downstairs loo could be created in what was once the small original kitchen.

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UK Architectural Antiques

5/13 Dining area

dining area with wooden flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The ground floor was opened up to create a kitchen-diner, which flows through to the living room. The stone wall and brickwork chimney were uncovered and have become a main feature in the large kitchen.

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Furniture Village
Clothes airer
Days Gone By

6/13 Living room

living room with leather sofa

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The owners chose to use a neutral paint for the walls in most of the house and added artwork and accessories to introduce splashes of colour.

Similar coffee table
John Lewis

7/13 Fireplace

fire area with wooden logs

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

A mix of antique and retro furniture paired with a stack of logs by the fireplace gives the second living room an eclectic look.

Similar clock
H is for Home

8/13 Stairway

staircase with wooden spoon on side wall

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

A collection of vintage wooden ladles have been hung along the hallway wall as a distinctive piece of art.

9/13 Guest bedroom

guest bedroom with armchair

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The owners have discovered new ways to display their junk shop discoveries such as this display of cups in the spare bedroom.

Similar bed
Cornish Bed Co.

10/13 Master bedroom

bedroom with cream wall with vanity bags

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The owner has created a personal display of a collection of vintage handbags above the bed which frees up wardrobe space, too. 

11/13 Eclectic display

books shelves

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

Little displays of vintage finds can be found throughout the house.

Similar pieces
H for Home

12/13 Guest bedroom

bedroom with bed and wooden drawer table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

Orange accents have been continued into the guest room.

Similar lampshades
Hunkydory Home

13/13 Bathroom

bathroom with white bathtub and washbasin

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

The owners chose a simple white bathroom suite to look unfussy against the exposed stone wall.

Similar basin
Wire storage

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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.