This coach house has New England style, with inviting decks and open-plan living

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Ask Sarah Druce what inspired her astir erstwhile she was redesigning her converted stables location successful Surrey, UK, and she’ll archer you it was the clip she spent distant from it. So it's not astonishing the finished location has a vacation consciousness astir it that wouldn't look retired of spot successful New England, Majorca oregon South Africa. All of these places inspired her  and the renovation gave Sarah the accidental to bring her favourite planetary looks to her unsocial home. 

The effect is simply a tranquil and welcoming retreat, with a calm vibe that fits close into its peaceful woodland setting, and luxurious touches that genuinely marque this 1 of the world's champion homes. 

Open-plan room diner

open program  room  diner with gallic  windows to decking

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The spot has been portion of Sarah’s beingness for arsenic agelong arsenic she tin remember. It was built successful 1858 arsenic the archetypal Victorian unchangeable artifact and manager location to her erstwhile puerility home, and was converted for residential usage successful the 1980s. It was refurbished for Sarah’s grandma and erstwhile she died the spot was fto to tenants until Sarah bought it from her father. 

Kitchen ideas present connected the open-plan crushed level see fitted cabinets and an island, designed by Sarah and built by Handmade Kitchens of Christchurch, past painted successful Little Greene’s Tea with Florence. The land and cabinets are topped with Caesarstone Cloudburst Concrete honed composite worktops, making the edges treble thickness truthful they look much important and luxurious – a instrumentality she learned from her mother. 

kitchen with bluish  land  and airy   cabinets with woody  barroom  stools

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The cabinets are painted successful Hardwick White by Farrow & Ball. Sarah added vintage handles a The treble oven and hob are from Smeg and the pendant lights were the originals from her mother’s location adjacent door.

Dining space

dining abstraction  with gallic  windows woody  array  and chairs and dresser

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Dining country ideas successful the manager house's open-plan abstraction see a farmhouse array from Sarah’s aged household location that works good with her relaxed premix of vintage and newer finds. The bentwood chairs are caller and the aged chapel chairs belonged to Sarah’s mother. Sarah recovered the Welsh dresser basal for merchantability locally and restored it, adding a caller apical made by her carpenter. 

Outdoor dining

outdoor eating  array  connected  decking with woody  benches and array  pergola supra  and trees behind

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The windows successful each of the property’s main rooms person been replaced with French doors starring to the decked country and pergola, built by Matt Truseler astatine Surrey Hills Carpentry & Oak Framing. Sarah added featherboard cladding, painted successful Farrow & Ball’s Hardwick White. During lockdown, Sarah had to root wood wherever she could to decorativeness the task – the carpenter built the array and benches from offcuts of wood utilized elsewhere successful the build

Cozy surviving space

living country   with airy   greenish  and teal sofas with woody  java  array  and rattan pouffe

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Anyone looking for living country ideas volition find inspiration successful this cozy corner. No request to lucifer sofas - the airy greenish and smaller teal sofas complement each different well. The full-height cupboard was built by a carpenter to Sarah’s plan and is utilized to store household items. Sarah made the java array herself utilizing a salvaged array base, topped with scaffold planks. The colourful hand-block-printed cushion came from Capetown. 

Bedroom with concealed outdoor courtyard

bedroom with gallic  doors unfastened  to courtyard and pattened furniture  propulsion  positive  panelled headboard

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The ground-floor chamber is successful the archetypal brick-built beforehand of the stables and has its ain patio. 

Bedroom ideas to enactment here, are the astute panelling crossed the partition down the bed, painted it successful Farrow & Ball’s Hardwick White. The beauteous bedspread came from India and adds a subtle interaction of colour and pattern. The woody seat was a bargain secondhand bargain and the broadside array and agelong ‘dressing table’ were designed by Sarah and built of wood she recovered successful the garden. A bistro plot array acceptable makes the cleanable abstraction for sunny breakfasts outside. 

Primary chamber suite

main chamber  with neutral furnishings and panelling down  bedhead

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The caller maestro suite is connected the archetypal level with French windows giving entree to the precocious deck. Furnishings successful a calm, earthy palette incorporated a premix of caller purchases, bargain buys and household pieces, including Sarah’s mum’s antique Windsor chair. 

Ensuite bathroom

bathroom with arched model   and neutral colors

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Bathroom ideas for this peculiar spot were designed to complement the archetypal arched manager location window. The chromatic sink, a acquisition from Sarah’s mother, is mounted on a reclaimed oak plinth. The limestone level tiles are from Mandarin Stone. The conception present was to bring a spa-like consciousness to the space. 

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