A 17th-century former mill in Gloucestershire, which has been extended over the years to include five bedrooms and four bathrooms upstairs. On the ground floor there is a living room, kitchen, snug, study, utility room and pantry, boot room and cloakroom.
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In the hallway, part of the first floor was removed to create the dramatic double-height entrance, designed by architect Richard Parr. Vertical panelling enhances the sense of scale and reflects the mill’s rural heritage.
Designed to suit the needs of a large family who are all keen cooks, the kitchen includes a range cooker, deep larder and chalkboard for recipe essentials. The simple scaffolding shelving make it easy for to grab utensils when they’re needed.
Upstairs, a once-cavernous master bedroom is re-defined with a half wall that screens a dressing room behind while opposite, new windows afford wide views of the quiet countryside. Tucked under the eaves of the house, Farrow & Ball’s Wevet white provides just the right hint of pinky undertone for the walls.
Get the look: The copper reading lamp is by Lampe Gras. The wall is painted in Squid Ink pure flat emulsion by Paint & Paper Library. Bedside table on right, SCP.
To offset the long, thin shape of the master bathroom, the layout is broken up with a bold mix of tiles and vertical joinery inspired by traditional tongue-and-groove.