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Ideal Home

Ideal Home

August 2021

Published by TI Media Limited Ideal Home is Britain's best-selling interiors magazine and has been empowering home-owners to make the most of their properties for over 80 years. The magazine covers every aspect of contemporary living, from a wide range of transformed houses, kitchens and bathrooms.

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País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Future Publishing Ltd
Periodicidad:
Monthly
4,85 €(IVA inc.)
38,76 €(IVA inc.)
12 Números

en este número

1 min.
somewhere for the weekend… bainland an eco park in rural lincolnshire

Close to the elegant Victorian town of Woodhall Spa in rural Lincolnshire, Bainland is a 45-acre eco park with romantic and stylish one-bedroom lakeside hunting retreats. The accommodation combines North American-style mountain lodges set within beautiful English country garden surroundings. This is eco luxury with a cherry on top, from furnishings by designer names to indulgent rainforest showers and underfloor heating. Bainland’s eco credentials include the rewilding and reforesting of the estate with over 500 trees, overseen by Chelsea Flower Show winner Jody Lidgard. There are three newly created wild swimming lakes, and the cabins are built from reclaimed timber cladding. The view from the Villeroy & Boch hot tub on the south-facing veranda is the ideal spot to unwind with a glass of fizz. Afterwards, cosy up in hotel-style soft robes and…

2 min.
treat the family to pizza on tap

The outdoor kitchen choice Pizza oven in Chilli Red, £1,295, DeliVita If you’re fitting an outdoor kitchen this summer, check out this beauty. Beneath the glossy fibreglass and stainless steel surround there’s a classic wood-fired clay oven, which you can leave outdoors all year round provided it’s under its snug-fitting cover (which costs £99.50). THE BEST BIT It comes in five stylish colours as well as a bespoke colour option for an extra £200. A brilliant all-rounder Dome dual-fuel pizza oven in Bone, £1,499, Gozney Made to a commercial specification, Gozney’s latest oven offers the choice of cooking with wood, gas or charcoal. You can make pizza, as well as roast, steam, bake or smoke whatever food you like. THE BEST BIT Love baking bread? The Dome has an external steamer that injects water into the oven…

1 min.
welcome to our home

Dominic Cook and Alice Regester live here with their three children aged four, 10 and 13. They run a communications agency in London THE PROPERTY A three-bedroom 1950s bungalow in Esher, Surrey THE VALUE Bought for £690,000 in 2016; now worth £1,000,000 WHAT IT COST Scaffolding, skips and insurance..........£15,748 Demolition.........£8,825 Structure..........£40,994 Builder’s fees....£27,815 Windows/doors...£21,792 Plumbing...........£16,297 Power..................£9,884 Internal joinery...£2,601 Decor...................£9,933 External works...£3,030 TOTAL.............£156,919 “One of our favourite features are the floor-to-ceiling windows in our bedroom”…

1 min.
welcome to my home

Bethany Childs, a pilates instructor, lives with her husband Clancy, a technology executive, and their children Beckett, eight and Archer, five. THE PROPERTY 1930s terraced four-bedroom house in North London. WHAT IT COST Kitchen units.....£30,000 Appliances...........£3,593 Worktop...............£4,000 Tap........................£3,000 Sliding door.........£9,000 Sink..........................£548 Lighting................£2,000 Floor tiles.............£3,000 TOTAL.................£55,141 “We love entertaining and that was a big part of the brief”…

1 min.
make it work for you john & anna’s style: eclectic retreat

OUR GO-TO STORES… ● ALEX MACARTHUR INTERIORS ‘This intriguing interiors shop in Rye, East Sussex, is one of the most inspiring places on the planet!’ ● SIDESHOW INTERIORS ‘We love this shop in St Leonards-on-Sea for its range of vintage furniture and mirrors.’ ● MCCULLY & CRANE ART & INTERIORS ‘A lot of our lighting comes from this shop in Rye, which also sells great art.’ STYLIST’S NOTE “Don’t live in a cosy cabin? Create a feature wall by cladding with reclaimed boards”MICHELA COLLING, STYLE EDITOR…

3 min.
the style editor

DISCOVER SANDERSON’S DESIGN ICONS Celebrating its classics from the archive, Sanderson’s 160th anniversary collection features heritage wallpapers and fabrics in country toiles and dramatic florals, traditional coastal and mid-century designs that have been given a colour refresh to work with the palettes we use in our homes in 2021. Need to know Accessorize meets WWF Looking for a tiger in the bedroom? Is it time to address that elephant in the room... Terrible jokes aside, that’s what the new collab between Accessorize and WWF is bringing to the home. Hand-embellished cushion covers, make-up bags and slippers are adorned with the world’s most loved animals. The collection has a focus on materials such as natural silks, organic cottons and Oeko-Tex fabrics, and a contribution will be made to WWF’s global work helping to protect and…