English Country Estate
This Grade II listed home located at the end of a treelined drive on a grand estate has been in the same family for more than 500 years. Our client asked us to restore the interior with its rich history in mind, while elevating it to meet the needs of the next generation.
The property was a mixture of various architectural styles, having been embellished by the Victorians and Georgians over the years, however, no significant investment to the interior had been made for the past century. This meant that it was still made up of primarily formal reception rooms and a ‘back of house’ area, with no family kitchen. We worked with an architect to reimagine the space, creating a large octagonal atrium filled with natural light, with an array of family rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms leading from it.
This 9-bedroom home sits on a sporting estate which was a consideration when designing the interior, so we created a boot room, gunroom and shoot kitchen to meet these needs. The design is sympathetic to the home’s heritage, whilst modernising the interior to make it suitable for 21st-century living.