Only met them briefly. Lovely grandparents couple. They have been living here for 32 years now. They raced their children in this house, and they have 5 grandchildren. She is Norwegian I think.
big house divided into 4 storeys.
very nice dinning room with big windows into the street and big door onto the kitchen. Lots of natural light. Big marble dinning table for 8 people and classical wooden chairs with black fabric. Working fire place and a collection of red wines. Daughter's architectural photographs hang all over this room, enhanced by black glossy walls.
-kitchen is very light and bright, with a big window facing the garden. Light wooden cabinets and white kitchen top. Feels very country and cosy.
-huge sitting room full of different armchairs, chairs, a mixture of classical fabrics, patterns and textures are combined in rugs, drapes and cushions. Stripes, flowers and woolly patterns. Main colours here are pale light blue, pink, light red and duck egg green. Lots of dark wood and golden frames for pictures and The marvellous Louis XIV mirror. 2 working fireplaces in this room, 2 big sash windows onto the street and one onto the back garden, just in front a tiny beautiful old desk. A collection of art books, lots of artwork in the walls, mainly english oils and Chinese prints and a table to play bridge! White marble mantelpieces and hand caned armchairs.
master bedroom is quite big. Light green wallpaper, matching also in the ensuite. Lots of white, natural light and a flowery very cute armchair. Big wardrobe.
-big ensuite in master bedroom with lots of light, all white and a big window onto the garden.
-downstairs in the lower ground floor there are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a beautiful English garden that used to have a tree. This level is all cream carpeted.
two of these three rooms are quite dark in despite of having windows. Working fireplaces in them both. Beautiful classic style in the bedrooms. Flowered drapes in cream, red and green, books, some artworks of flowers and a fire place in each. Cream wallpaper with little details and ivory hand caned French headboards in the double bedroom.
-the third one "garden single bedroom" has beautiful bay windows onto the garden.
tiny cloakroom and a narrow long bathroom.
the hallway in the whole house has a ochre wallpaper with silver 8 points stars. Lots of artwork in the hallway and some sculptures.
it is a very traditional house in an classic English style with some French bits mixed here and there. Wooden floors in the ground level.
"Come into the English tradition and get to understand a bit more about the country where you've chosen to be on this occasion. Enjoy a warm cup of tea in an English garden, play bridge with friends or just light up one of the 5 fireplaces and gather around with your loved ones for some quality time. Enjoy the classic traditions of this home and taste a real Sunday roast. Neighbouring some historical places, this house truly represents London's classical style at its best. Spend some time at one of Belgravia's most elegant streets.
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