Friday, July 28, 2017

A Queen Anne Town House is Renewed

From Victoria:
Perhaps it is the mix of the old with the new, the grand with the humble, that is the secret to the beauty of this old house—that, and its palpably peaceful atmosphere. Today, the wide hall, with its pale oak boards and water-blue runner, welcomes.

It takes a woman of vision to buy a neglected circa-1760 Queen Anne London town house and, within a year, transform it into an elegant family home. That its graceful architectural features were intact and its room proportions generous naturally helped, and finding South African interior decorator Grant White to assist her was kismet. “When I walked into this magnificent period property,” says owner Georgie Penn, “I knew I need never move again.” (Read more.)

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