Tour A Colourful Victorian Terraced House In Crouch End

Designer Caroline Cobbold used a bold colour palette, bespoke and high end lighting and a fusion of vintage and modern furniture to help transform a series of bedsits into one modern, spacious home.


A three storey Victorian terraced house that had been converted in the 1970’s into many bedsits. The entire house needed gutting to create a modern home, and along with Hugh Cullum Architects Ltd, designer Caroline Cobbold reconfigured the interior into a beautiful four bedroom family home with stunning views over Alexandra Palace.

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Caroline Cobbold worked closely with the home owners and Hugh Cullum Architects Ltd to create a fun, modern and practical family home. Renovated from multiple bedsits from the 1970's, this house was a true transformation which consisted of re-imagining room size and creating more space and light throughout. This was a three storey Victorian residential which comprised of completely gutting the original interior, restructuring the inside and adding a full refurbishment.

For the interiors, Caroline Cobbold used a bold colour palette and included a fusion of vintage and modern furniture, coupled with bespoke and high end lighting.

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The kitchen at the back of the house was extended into an open plan diner/sitting room, built around the original fire place.

A bespoke, hand-made kitchen with a Basaltina worktop was made and installed. The single shelf above the units incorporated the extraction. The banquette overlooking the garden also provides extra storage below.

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Aside from the more relaxed family room at the back of the house, there's a living room too at the front of the house.

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The guest bedroom features soft carpeting, an upholstered curved headboard and a calming palette with subtle pistachio walls.

A navy lacquered bedside table and accent cushions in mustard and navy punch it up.

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Caroline Cobbold added a top floor open plan master bedroom/bathroom with a glass attic extension and large picture windows over looking Alexandra Palace and beyond. The views are stunning.

Sleek, handleless wardrobe doors keep things simple and clean.

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A countertop basin and floating vanity add to the modern look of this grey bathroom.

Brass lighting, fixtures and fittings add warmth and a dose of modern glamour.

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