Like the rest of the house, the living room is decorated in soothing cream and stone shades, with just a hint of colour in the dress curtains. A window seat with hidden storage was added to the bay - great when extra seating is needed and for tidying away clutter. Half-height shutters keep the light flowing in, while providing privacy from passers by. Similar sofa, Sofa.com, Similar footstool, The Dormy House.
For less than £40,000 Simon Boyley and Adrian McKeen’s Victorian terraced home has been completely modernised and updated to let in light while still keeping the original charm of the space. Find more reader homes at housebeautiful.co.uk