Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in London

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My friend and I were discussing new and old houses today and we both agreed that older homes have a certain charm and soul. Something about their history pulls at your heartstrings. I think you’ll find this to be true when you tour today’s charming English brick cottage located in London.

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Open the front door and be drawn into the ambiance of this house with its painted woodwork and a surprisingly modern light fixture. The stairs caught my eye with their well-worn treads showing years of activity.

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Blue paint continues into the living room with its quaint brick fireplace and built-in bookshelves.

Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in LondonPhoto by ALL & NXTHING

 

Velvet is making a comeback and the owners paired a comfy rust-colored sofa with the blue color scheme. Furnishings create an eclectic look in the English brick cottage.

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The kitchen provides ample space for cooking. A white-washed brick wall serves as the backdrop for dark blue cabinets. The wood counter top creates an earthy, organic vibe.

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Updated windows allow plenty of natural light to infuse the brick cottage’s interior spaces.

Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in LondonPhoto by ALL & NXTHING

 

The dining room pairs a mid-century modern sideboard with a farmhouse table while floor-to-ceiling windows keep the old English home from being dark and dreary.

Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in LondonPhoto by ALL & NXTHING

 

Outside the dining room is a nice sized deck for enjoying the outdoors.

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The bathroom also features white painted brick walls like the kitchen. Notice the strange brick work above the steel beam. Quirky elements like this make this English brick cottage a unique home. The bathroom sink is made of concrete – yet another fun and surprising feature.

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Many old houses don’t have long straight hallways that you see in newer homes. The owners gave the walls and doors a continuous two-toned paint scheme. A desk gets tucked in a corner for a makeshift office.

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An upstairs bedroom enjoys a beautiful fireplace with painted mantel.

Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in LondonPhoto by ALL & NXTHING

 

A second bedroom is kept simple with white walls and shades, allowing the beautiful wool blanket to take center stage.

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You can see more of this charming English brick cottage by ALL & NXTHING over at Houzz.

 

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Old and Charming English Brick Cottage in London

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