Country utility room pictures

Country-style utility room designs for every budget and room size. If you love country style, we show you how to create the dream scheme for your utility room. Still looking for more utility rooms style ideas? We’ve got some beautiful modern utility rooms and traditional utility room schemes for you to try, plus lots of ideas and solutions on our utility rooms super page.

  • Neutral boot room with dog-walking essentials

    Create the ultimate pet corner with leads, toys and feeding essentials in one compact space. Think about flooring in a boot room, especially if you have a wet or mucky pup running around – easy cleaning is vital. Here, wooden floors match the grey-painted tongue-and-groove panelling for a relaxed, rustic finish.

    Shoe locker and slate
    Garden Trading
    Dog beds and bone toy
    Mutts & Hounds

  • Utility room in an earthy palette

    Love every domestic space equally. Don’t neglect utility rooms and pantries – make them a joy with painted peg rails and storage units. For true country style, use handmade trugs and weathered baskets to store orchard fruits, linens or firewood.

    Potboard bench
    Peg shelf
    Scumble Goosie

  • Mismatching graphic accents to a kitchen utilitary area

    Introduce pattern without a big decorating overhaul by using mismatched tableware. Spots and stripes in classic navy, red, black, white and blue colours make for a contemporary take on traditional patterns and look charming without being matchy-matchy.

    Tori Murphy

  • Rustic utility room with tongue-and-groove panelling and mint green walls

    For a fresh take on tongue-and-groove panelling, painted wood strips of varying widths can be attached to the wall using battens, while mismatched fabrics from the same colour palette are a pretty way to hide under-sink storage.


    Sorbus in Saffron at Nile & York
    Three Linens in Yellow at Virginia White

    Mint Street at Mylands

  • Pared-back country utility room with woven storage baskets

    Opt for a pared-back country vibe in your utility room. Featuring beautifully crafted and woven pieces with cleaner lines than their rustic cousins, this season’s take on country style shows perennial favourite in an elegant new light.

    Sebastian Cox

    Wood basket
    John Lewis

    Natural basket
    Old With New at Not On The High Street

  • Country utility room with rustic butler sink and unit

    Co-ordinate your utility room with painted wood and striped textiles. This country utility room has a charming French farmhouse feel thanks to cream coloured tongue-and-groove and a matching chunking wood unit with butler sink. Hide practical products away in the cupboards and use the pine surface to display prettier accessories in enamel trugs and containers. Plenty of striped fabrics complete the homespun charm.

    FabricIan Mankin

    Unit with butler sink
    Rustic Warehouse

  • Super-organised utility room with wicker storage baskets

    Make doing the laundry a pleasure with a utility room that has everything in its rightful place. Storage is the key to success and why not make it as beautiful as it is practical? Cool lettering and wicker baskets will keep the space perfectly on trend, while a white backdrop will ensure everything looks fresh and clean.

    Laundry basket and hamper
    Grace & Glory

    Tea towel
    Etoile Home

    Laundry powder tin
    Sleepyheads at Not on the High Street

  • Country-style utility room with ironing station

    Turn a disused corner into the ultimate ironing station, covering a wooden ironing board with a patterned cover to pretty up your pressing. Fill a portable caddy with linen water and other essentials. Hang freshly ironed garments on luxurious padded hangers to protect them from creasing.

    Ironing board
    The Holding Company

    Ironing board cover
    Ochre & Ocre

  • Cream country utility room with butler sink

    Fresh green walls, cream cupboards and real wood worktops turn this utility room into an uplifting county space that makes housework a breeze. Practical key elements like the deep butler sink and traditional kitchen maid make light work of laundry with vintage charm. Ditsy floral fabric bunting and matching tea towels are pretty accessories that finish the cottage appeal perfectly.

    Similar wall sticker 
    Making Statements

    Similar kitchen maidCast in Style

    Similar Sink

  • Small pale blue utility room

    Transform a plain wall into a useful utility room. A cream country-style storage bench and matching wall shelf create plenty of space for handy bits and bobs. Outdoor shoes are organised into wicker baskets, while enamel seed tins are both pretty and practical. The eye is drawn to the rustic wicker heart hanging on the peg rail, which is complemented by real dried pine cones dotted in the alcoves above.

    Similar wreath

    The Contemporary Home

    Similar Bench

  • Neutral country utility room with patterned wallpaper

    Go for a modern take on the traditional nature table by artfully arranging seasonal finds and day-to-day cornucopia in stylish cubby-hole storage. Choose a squirrel and sunflower paper as your backdrop. Lift a neutral scheme with splashes of bold colour. Here, a daffodil yellow really enlivens the space.

    St Jude’s

    Home Barn

    Dee Puddy

    Garden Trading

  • Fresh green utility room

    Ironing boards covered in cheery, make-me-smile fabrics make ironing a pleasure in this country-style utility room. The green wall paint makes the other colours pop, so even the drying laundry becomes a design feature. A vintage-style water can will help to tackle stubborn creases and sit pretty on a shelf, too.

    Wall paint

    Fired Earth

    Beech ironing board (foreground)
    Garden Trading

    Ironing-board cover fabric
    Mitas & Co

  • Yellow country utility room

    Stylish dispensers, carafes and jars keep surfaces looking lovely in this utility room. Hide appliances behind a country-style curtain and hang handy hooks for extra storage. Tongue-and-groove wall panelling creates an instant country feel and is easy to update with a lick of paint in a fresh new colour.

    Wall paint


    Curtain fabric

  • Shabby chic utility room shelving

    Add some colour to your utility room with pastel washing baskets and beaded hangers. Choose retro style jars and containers to complete the look. Empty household and laundry essentials into labelled tins and boxes on shabby chic shelves to keep the look neat, tidy and streamlined.

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    Shoe shine box
    John Lewis

  • Utility room shelving with pretty storage

    Use simple wall-hung shelving in the utility room to instantly up your storage capacity. Then add a mix of storage jars, wire trugs, enamel and metal tins and glass jars so that there’s a place for everything. Go for candy shades, florals and polka dots for a pretty vintage-style look.

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    Shoe Shine boxJohn Lewis

  • Blue laundry room

    White leather laundry bins and a wooden storage unit work well in this pastel blue utility room. A hanging drying rack offers a practical solution for tackling the small space.

    Laundry bins
    The White Company

    Marmoleum floor tiles

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  • Vintage country-style utility room

    A simple gathered curtain made from a 1950s-style fabric conceals the appliances in this utilty room. Vintage containers and linen sprays are displayed on open shelves above.

    Curtain fabric
    St Jude’s

    The Country Cottage Shop

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  • Utility room storage cupboard

    Well organised storage makes light work of keeping home essentials accessible, such as mops and brooms, as well as cleaning products. This unit offers a tall space with open shelves.

    Padstow hall unit
    Marks & Spencer

    Owls storage bin
    Lula Sapphire

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  • Pale blue and wood utility room

    This practical utility room features a bench for sitting on to remove shoes, coat hooks with a hat shelf above and a wall cupboard to keep the space clutter free.

    Lewis Alderson & Co

    Farrow & Ball

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  • Country utility room sink

    Fun, colourful tea towels are the perfect way to lift a rustic, shabby chic look. Hanging them in a row on hooks adds interest.

    Stripy tea towels
    Gudrun Sjoden

    Embroidered tea towel



    Josephine Ryan

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