This 17th century British farmhouse shows how to introduce color with panache

When designer Francesca Reed and her husband, Peter Robertson, bought their 17th century farmhouse in Kent, southern England, they below-estimated the activity forward to revive its quintessential English attraction.

‘It was in awful ailment but just known as out to us – it was distinct there was so a great deal likely to be understood,’ states Francesca, who admits the to-do checklist was prolonged. ‘The roof leaked and the pipework was in bad condition. In point, damaged pipes had brought on damage to the flooring and partitions.’

(Picture credit rating: Francesca Reed)

But the difficulties didn’t stop there. Right after eliminating the ruined floorboards, woodworm in quite a few joists was found which intended not only replacing joists but fumigating the overall property.