This 16th century British country house showcases traditional farmhouse style at its best

‘I really couldn’t have produced this type of lovely interior without one both,’ proclaims Liz Vallance from the charming Oxfordshire house that they and her family call home and that’s been cleverly enhanced through the skills of her interior designer mother, Jean George, and furniture maker brother Robert George.

Ensure that is stays in the household clearly made sense if this found the look transformation of the items used to be a really modest 16th Century farmhouse in to the delicious space it’s today – an excellent illustration of farmhouse decor ideas.

‘My mother runs an inside design business, Jean George Interiors, and she or he actually was my sounding board at every stage initially if this found plans/layouts/spatial designs after which further lower the road when selecting colors, fabrics, and furniture,’ states Liz.

Liz’s style is fortunately much like her mother’s, who clearly comes with an exacting eye for design. Liz reels off ideas she implemented, such as the entire layout for that finish family room.

‘She sorted the wood burning stove positioning, the bespoke blue sofa, which must be large and look at the publish in the center of the area,’ she explains.

‘And then she designed all of the shelving within the TV and family room, plus the research, that was incredibly difficult because the aim ended up being to hide the structural cruck frame posts but show symmetry simultaneously. It had been among the hardest rooms to create.’

Enter Liz’s brother Robert. ‘Luckily he’s a furniture maker and, apart from making me some lovely pieces, like the whitewashed oak dining table and also the antique walnut veneered console table within the drawing room, he built the shelving that my mother designed.’

It’s just as much an essay on good family relations as other things with each and every area of the interior lovingly made to perfectly complement the home. But there is a lot of renovation try to be achieved prior to the mother/brother duo could start.

The household were initially residing in London and unwilling to leave their high-ceilinged Victorian home, but searching to maneuver towards the countryside. ‘It was an alteration searching at qualities in Oxfordshire – most are listed because of their age and are available with wooden frames and occasional ceilings, which didn’t suit Tim being 6ft 3in.